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Gili Lawa

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From Komodo Islands cluster, Gili Lawa is one of the islands whose view is very beautiful. A small uninhabited island is located in the Komodo Archipelago, East Nusa Tenggara to the north of Komodo Island and it’s directly opposite the Flores Sea. Gili Laba also known as Gili Lawa has an iconic spot where in the middle of two islands, there are waters like a strait flanked by two islands. Every visitor who visits Gili Lawa feels incomplete if they haven't taken a photo with the background of this beautiful view. The location of Gili Lawa from Labuan Bajo Harbor is quite far and it takes within one-day round trip by land transporation. That’s why, it’s very unfortunate if you only visit for one day. If you have a plan to visit Gili Lawa, it is recommended to spend the night there or take a trip package for three days and two nights.

Gili Lawa is divided into two areas: Gili Lawa Darat and Gili Lawa Laut, with the conditions of both areas being opposite. The location of Gili Lawa Darat is between Gili Lawa Laut and Komodo Island. The Gili Lawa landscape is dominated by exotic hills filled with expanses of grassland where the dry season will be yellow and fresh green when entering the transitional and rainy seasons. Tracking is the main activity that you must do when visiting Gili Lawa, because the beauty of Gili Lawa will be perfect from the top of the hill. To arrive on the top, it takes about a half to 1 hour, depending on the stamina of each person. The hiking trail is also quite exhausting, steep and slippery because the contours of the sandy soil look bare due to the large number of people passing through the track. It’s recommended for those of you who want to trek to the peak to use mountain sandals or trekking shoes whose surface is not slippery, making it easier for steps to get to the top.

For sunrise and sunset lovers, Gili Lawa also has the best spot to enjoy the sunrise and sunset. Besides tracking activities, climbing the hills can also enjoyful and you can also enjoy the beauty of Gili Lawa by trying water activities, such as swimming, snorkelling or diving.Gili Lawa also presents its underwater beauty, such as coral reefs and marine life that can hypnotize underwater lovers. Don't miss Gili Lawa if you plan to make a sailing trip to the Komodo Islands. You need to know that during the Covid-19 pandemic with Omicron variant, Indonesia keeps opening international flights with several conditions that must be applied, such as a negative PCR result 2x24 hours before departure and also quarantine for 10 days at a place that has been determined by the Indonesian government. So, prepare your complete documents and continue to follow the health protocols so that your vacation is safe and comfortable.

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