The Indonesian government’s decision in 2020 to close Komodo island tourism has disappointed many parties, especially tourists. But don’t worry, you can start your Labuan Bajo trip and its surroundings, which is an icon of East Nusa Tenggara tourism. Exotic natural beauty makes it not enough for tourists to visit Labuan Bajo once.
What to do during Labuan Bajo Trip?
Stay in Homestay or Hostel
The cost of the Labuan Bajo tour is not cheap. Most of those who have a lot of time look for open trips and share costs with others. To save your budget, you can share a homestay or hostel with rental prices starting from 150,000 rupiah per night. If you go with a lot of people, you can negotiate the price with the homestay/hostel owner for affordable price.
Drive around use motorbike
Looking for cheap Labuan Bajo trip transportation? Use a motorbike to get around instead of using a rental car. If you go with a lot of people and want to use a rental car, try negotiating a price. Note: not much public transportation in Labuan Bajo. The price of motorbike rental per day is 50,000 rupiah, and can change during high season.
Rent a Bemo Boat
To be able to save the cost of a Labuan Bajo trip, you can rent a bemo boat for hoping islands. Snorkeling and diving are activities that many tourists look forward to seeing the beauty of the underwater world. For the price of the boat rental, you can negotiate the price. The estimated price for a boat rental is 2 million rupiahs. It will definitely save your budget if you share it with several people.
Liveaboard Labuan Bajo Trip
Liveaboard one of the best way to Labuan Bajo trip & sailing Komodo. When calculating the budget, living on board will be very cheap for a 4-day 3-night trip. The estimated cost is 1.6 million rupiahs with cruise facilities which are quite luxurious. You also get bonus food, breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as visiting tourist islands.
Some tourist attractions that you can visit during live on board:
- starting point : Labuan Bajo
- Big Siaba
- Gili Lawa Darat
- Manta Point
- Padar island
- Pink beach
- Rinca island
- Kalong Island
- Kelor Island
- End Point : Labuan Bajo
No need to bother negotiating prices or renting a bemo boat. You just need to bring the things you need during your Labuan Bajo trip and enjoy the trip.