Visiting Kerora Village on Rinca Island

Visiting Kerora Village on Rinca Island

Travellers come to Rinca Island in the Komodo National Park to first and foremost, meet the Komodo Dragons but there are also other activities that you can enjoy including trekking, swimming, diving and snorkelling. For those who are interested in learning more about the local culture and population, you can visit Kerora Village on Rinca Island.

With a population of only 500 people, Kerora Village is a favourite among photographers due to its stunning natural location and settings. Most of the villagers here are fishermen and wood carvers. A growing number are tour guides. During your visit, you might be lucky enough to get invited for a look inside the villagers’ homes. You could also buy some wood carvings as souvenirs to take with you. Don’t be afraid to approach the villagers as they are warm and welcoming people.

Other activities available on Rinca Island include trekking across beautiful verdant hills; from here you will enjoy the most scenic views.  There are also various species of plants and other animals to observe, both above and underwater. If you’re feeling the heat, simply take a swim in the crystal clear blue water, pop on your snorkelling gear and feast your eyes on the plethora of marine creatures that live below the surface. Or simply lie back in the sun and enjoy some quiet time sunbathing on the pristine white beach!

Travel Tips:

– Bring plenty of water and sunscreen

– Wear comfortable shoes and clothing

– Bring along a trusted local guide to assist you

Article source and photo: http://komodo.indonesia-tourism.com/kerora_village.php


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