Delve into the troubled history of East Timor, and hear tales of resilience and reconciliation on this full-day tour of Dili. Travel through Dili with a guide and discover top sites of interest including the Australian World War II Memorial and Museum, the Chega! Exhibition, the Santa Cruz cemetery, and the Xanana Cultural Centre. Enjoy a Timorese buffet lunch and soak up the atmosphere in the craft markets. Then, finish your adventure at the famous Cristo Rei of Dili statue. This tour includes pickup and drop-off at your Dili hotel.
• 7 hours
Enjoy this full day, small group tour into the closest district to the west of Dili, Liquisa. Traveling through Tasi Tolu you will make a short stop at the ruins of the Aipelo Garrison, before arriving in Maubara for morning tea at the Dutch Fort that has now been converted into a community based handicraft centre and restaurant. The women in this area are renowned for their hand woven basket work. We then travel to the town of Liquisa to enjoy lunch and take a walking tour of the historic town. After the walk you will have time to enjoy a refreshing cocktail and swim at Black Rock, before returning to Dili.
• 7 hours
Discover the tropical beauty of Atauro Island on this guided day tour from Dili. Cruise along the Wetar Straight by ferry with a guide, and look out for dolphins and whales in the clear waters. Visit women’s co-operatives on the island and learn of the traditional crafts the locals work to preserve. Following a buffet lunch, snorkel along the coral walls or sunbathe on the sand at your leisure. This tour includes pickup and drop-off at your accommodation in Dili.
• 9 hours
When the sun sets, the locals come out! Join families gathering at the Dili night market and dig into an authentic feast of Timorese BBQ on the beach on this 5-hour small-group tour in East Timor. You will then be able to dance it all off at a live music show starring some of the city’s best artists.
• 5 hours
Travel through Dili just like a local, aboard one of the beeping microlets that stop and start wherever a fare flags! Your guided half-day small group tour will pass through the city’s CBD as you see some of Dili’s most notable sites aboard a truly local ride.
• 4 hours