Atambua City in Belu Regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province
For many tourists, East Nusa Tenggara Province indeed becomes a nice vacation destination regardless of the occasion. As for the reference, there is Belu Regency with its interesting culture and beautiful natural attractions. The region’s capital is Atambua City for the information. Not only it becomes the prime checkpoint to explore Belu, but the city is also bordering with Timor Leste nation. Plus, tourists can find nice facilities and transportation services there. That means they should come to Atambua before exploring other parts of Belu Regency. So, what can people do there?
In terms of nuance, Atambua City looks similar to others. However, it emits a more peaceful atmosphere due to its secluded location. When it comes to the landscape, it has hilly areas and some flat surfaces. The good thing is that tourists can find good hotels and eateries, scattered all over the city. That means visitors are able to find a good place to stay before visiting other places. Even the local foods are good and cheap! Do not forget that people who live in Atambua are quite friendly and approachable.
Exploring Atambua City
Even though Atambua is not considered a big city, it does give a nice impression to visitors especially due to the beautiful scenery of nature. So, here is the question. What kind of attractions can tourists enjoy? As mentioned before, the city consists of hilly areas so tourists are able to enjoy hiking and exploration comfortably. Do not forget that some beautiful beaches also reside there. Plus, tourists can even find a savanna with its exotic cows and horses. What a nice place to spend a peaceful vacation!
Aside from nature, Atambua City is also recognized for its historical value. Once arriving at the city, tourists may watch a signature event called Gayatri. During the ceremony, the locals may conduct a festival at sea by boats. It is done to commemorate the first Catholic influence in Atambua, actually. The thing is that tourists should come at the right time if they want to watch the event, as it is done once in a year. Thus, it is important to talk to the local guide first before visiting the city.
What is more? The presence of various options of natural attractions makes Atambua City more interesting for tourists to explore. Let’s say there are Lapis Tujuh Fort, Mauhalek Waterfall, Susuk Pond, Fulan Fehan Valley, and many others. For those who want to spend a casual vacation, though, they can simply visit Atambua City Park!
- Adipura Monument
- Pancasila Monument
- Atambua City Park
How to Get There
From Kupang City or the capital of East Nusa Tenggara Province, tourists can directly head to Atambua City by any available local transportation service. For the information, the distance is 277 km. That means it takes about 6 hours and 22 minutes to get to the location. As for the fastest trip, it is recommended to take Nasional Trans Timor Street.
Where to Stay
- Klaben Hotel
- Merdeka Inn
- Kalpataru Inn
- Liurai Hotel
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