Top things to do

Mountain in Loi Hunu & Mundo Perdido

Mundo Perdido

Crashing through foliage under the squawks of bats and lorikeets as you climb Mundo Perdido (1775m) – which translates to 'Lost World' – is one of the country's highlights. The view of sunrise from the grassy platea…
Rock Art in Tutuala & Jaco Island

Rock Art Caves

There are fine examples of rock art in the cliffs and caves heading down towards Valu (beach), with depictions including cock fighting, sea urchins and people hunting. Sites are signposted off the Tutuala to Jaco ro…
Indonesian in Baucau

Tato-Toty

This upstairs restaurant offers a tongue-twisting name, eye-busting colour scheme and delicious food. The chicken-ball soup (soto ayam) for US$2.50 is the best around. Rooms are also available (from US$35) and the s…
Portuguese in Baucau

Restaurante Amalia

This Baucau old-timer still looks welcoming with its luscious, shady and cool outdoor terrace. However, while it's the perfect spot for a coffee or Bintang, the meals themselves can be disappointing. Still, enjoy th…