25 days in East Timor Itinerary

25 days in East Timor Itinerary

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25 days in East Timor Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Com
— 15 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Baucau
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Ermera
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Dili
— 4 nights
Travel:  3​h 30​min
5
Atauro
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

15
nights
Com

Com ©
Com is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Jaco Island.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Com road trip planning website .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Com is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Com due to the time zone difference. On the 31st (Wed), you'll travel to Baucau.

Things to do in Com

Nature Parks
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Jaco Island ©
Jaco Island

1
night
Baucau

Baucau ©
Baucau is the second-largest city in East Timor, after Dili, the capital, which lies 122 km east of Dili.Baucau has about 16,000 inhabitants, and is the capital of Baucau, located in the eastern part of the country. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anthony’s Cathedral.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Baucau trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Com to Baucau in 2 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Ermera.

Things to do in Baucau

Historic Sites
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St. Anthony’s Cathedral ©
St. Anthony’s Cathedral

1
night
Ermera

Ermera ©
Ermera is a city in East Timor and a former capital of the East Timorese community, Ermera. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Ramelau.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Ermera visit planning website .

Traveling by car from Baucau to Ermera takes 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dili.

Things to do in Ermera

Nature Parks
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Mount Ramelau ©
Mount Ramelau

4
nights
Dili

Dili ©
When East Timor declared itself independent from Indonesia in 2002, the small town of Dili took center stage as the nation's capital.
Get outdoors at Tasitolu and One Dollar Beach. Shop till you drop at Arte Moris and Xanana Gusmao Reading Room. Step out of Dili with an excursion to Old Ai Pelo Prison in Liquica--about 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Cemetery of Santa Cruz, learn about all things military at Dare Memorial Museum and Cafe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Cathedral, and get a sense of history and politics at Comarca Balide Prison.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Dili sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Ermera to Dili takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Atauro.

Things to do in Dili

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Old Ai Pelo Prison
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Cemetery of Santa Cruz ©
Cemetery of Santa Cruz
Old Ai Pelo Prison ©
Old Ai Pelo Prison

2
nights
Atauro

Atauro ©
An island situated 25 km (16 mi) north of the capital, Atauro makes a perfect escape from the noise and heat of Dili.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Akrema Beach.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Atauro trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dili to Atauro. You will leave for home on the 8th (Thu).

Things to do in Atauro

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Akrema Beach ©
Akrema Beach