Kupang - Capital of East Nusa Tenggara

Kupang is not only the capital of West Timor but it is also the capital of East Nusa Tenggara - a province which includes three major islands: Sumba, Flores and Timor (West part). If you are looking for a peaceful place to relax on the dreamy beaches and explore the mystic cave, don't hesitate to take one of our best Kupang tour packages.

Kupang travel guide information

Kupang Quick Facts

Kupang (also spelt Koepang) is the capital of East Nusa Tenggara and Timor island. This city is located on the east of Sumba Island

In 2011, Kupang had a population of nearly 349,344 in the total area of 180.27 square kilometres

Kupang is a young and lively city (especially in the city centre) with a charming atmosphere

Since Kupang is not exactly a tourist destination in Indonesia, there are a few hotels which include budget and luxurious options

You can find a great range of seafood on the night market and they are very cheap and delicious

Best time to visit Kupang, indonesia

Although you can visit Kupang year-round, the best time to travel to Kupang is during the dry season which is from May to October when the weather is relatively pleasant with fewer chances of rainfall. The average temperature is around 32 degree Celsius. Please aware that from December to March usually have heavy rain which might affect your holiday.

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Bali - Flores - Sumba Adventure

Bali Island → Flores Island → Rinca Island → Kalong Island → Komodo Island → Kupang → Sumba Island → Bali Island
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Visit Nita village and its weaving co-op named the Lepo Lorun

Marvel at the magical beauty of Mount Kelimutu and its three colored lakes at sunrise

Explore the traditional Ngada culture at Wogo village and Bena megalithic village with a stop at Penggajawa Beach

Take a 2-day boat trip to Rinca and Komodo Islands to observe Komodo Dragons in their pure environment

Relax on the beautiful Pink Beach or enjoy snorkeling time for underwater life

Visit Batu Cermin Cave in Labuan Bajo then take a city tour around Kupang

Learn about Sumbanese culture when visiting Waikabubak’s traditional villages and market

Discover the town of Anakalang with numerous megalithic tombs and traditional villages

See traditional houses and grave stones in Lamboya District

Bali Island → Flores Island → Rinca Island → Kalong Island → Komodo Island → Kupang → Sumba Island → Bali Island

Lesser Sunda Island Discovery Combine with Birding Tour

Bali Island → Sumba Island → Waikabubak → Waingapu → Flores Island → Kupang → Komodo Island
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Have great chances to encounter quality birds at many birding sites: Langgaliru, Noelbaki, Ponco Denki, Golo Lusang, Puarlolo, Potawangka

Learn about Sumbanese culture while visiting traditional villages: PraiIjing, Tarong and Waitabar

See beautiful panorama views of Lapopu Waterfall

Take a walk along the white yellowish sandy shore of Marosi Beach

Meet the King of Boti and his people to gain insights into the most authentic traditional village in Timor

Explore the traditional houses of Lio people at Wologai and Koanara traditional villages

Admire the beautiful sunrise over Mount Kelimutu and its three colored lakes

Collect the colorful blue stones from unique Penggajawa Beach

Feel the fresh atmosphere while walking around Ranamese Lake

Visit Ruteng Pu’u traditional village to learn their tradition and way of life around the compang

Cruise to Komodo Island, Rinca Island, and Kalong Island to observe the Komodo dragons and other wild animals

Hop on a boat trip to Lembongan Island to snorkel and see vivid reefs

Bali Island → Sumba Island → Waikabubak → Waingapu → Flores Island → Kupang → Komodo Island

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