Labuan Bajo is one of the tourist paradise in Indonesia that is included in the 10 Bali Baru destination program. The program was announced by the Indonesian government, especially the Ministry of Tourism to introduce to the world community the beauty of Indonesia’s natural attractions which are not always centered in Bali.
Why is it called New Bali? Well, the destination of this naming itself is so that the 10 tourist destinations have the same intensity of visitors as Bali. Given that Bali can bring in 4 million foreign tourists each year and experience an escalation every year.
The destinations of the 10 New Bali programs include Borobudur, Labuan Bajo, Bromo, Belitung, Lake Toba, Thousand Islands, Mandalika (Lombok), Wakatobi Islands, and Tanjung Lesung.
Speaking of the 10 destinations above, there is one of the new Bali destinations that have rare tourist attractions that are merely numbers in the world, you know, that is Labuan Bajo.
Labuan Bajo was once one of 9 villages in the Komodo District, West Manggarai Regency, East Nusa Tenggara. But now it is a city.
Labuan Bajo can be accessed by sea and air, has an international airport located in the city of Labuan Bajo, Flores Islands province.
Labuan Bajo has very few and rare tourist destinations. A rare world tour located in Labuan Bajo, the Komodo National Park. This park is the habitat of the Komodo dragon itself.
Komodo is one of the ancient fauna that still exists today and is even more proud to exist in Indonesia. In addition, the Komodo National Park has not been the least won awards and statements from the world.
Among other things, in 1991 UNESCO decided the Komodo National Park as a world heritage website, in 2011 Komodo Island entered in among the 7 oddities of the world, and in 2017 Komodo Island entered into the composition of the world’s 10 best destinations in the National Georaphic magazine.
Another one of the world’s rare tourist destinations in Labuan Bajo is Pink Beach. The beach usually has white or black sand, but contrary to Pink Beach, which is located in Labuan Bajo.
This beach on the side has an aesthetic view but also has the strangeness of pink sand. This is certainly more unique because there are only 8 beaches that have pink sand in the world, and one of them is located in Labuan Bajo.
Pink Beach itself also presents the natural beauty of the underwater and diversity of coral reefs that are still well preserved, so many types of fish also enhance the beauty of the underwater Pink Beach.
For lovers of diving, Pink Beach can be among the unique spots to visit.
With the uniqueness of the tours contained in Labuan Bajo it is certainly most recommended for travelers who want to get the experience of the opposite of the others.
Foreign tourists must understand that there are still not a few unique places to vacation in Indonesia, especially in Labuan Bajo.