Forty-six kilometers from Kupang, the capital city of East Nusa Tenggara, there is a tourism object which is visited by many tourists, namely Camplong Natural Tourism Park. This 2000-hectare tourism park is a natural habitat for hundreds of endemic flora and fauna of the island of Timor.
In addition, the park also has natural resources, such as springs, basin which is formed naturally, and natural cave. This cave is usually used for cave’s searching activity. There is also an artificial cave which was made by Japan in the colonial era.
Besides searching the cave, you can also do cross country. You do not have to be worried about getting lost when doing cross country, because there is path through the tourism forest which has been prepared to make easy the visitors doing the cross country.
The main aspect of the Camplong Natural Park is that there are various kinds of flora and fauna. Most of them are categorized as rare ones. You can also find animal of original endemic which lives wildly such as black- back pigeon. Camplong forest is also grown by sandalwood which is endemic plants of Timor Island.
The forest area, which was the first time determined as tourism park in 1929, is located at the side of road to Soe City, Fatuleu district in Kupang regency. The location can be accessed from Kupang to Camplong forest by public transportation to Soe or by private motor vehicles.