Visit Hidden Paradise in Gili Lawa, East Nusa Tenggara.
Gili Lawa, also known as Gili Laba, is a stopover spot on the boat trip to Komodo National Park from Labuhan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara. It is on the north of Komodo Island. In fact, there are two islands of Gili Lawa: Gili Lawa Darat and Gili Lawa Laut. Gili Lawa Darat lies in between Gili Lawa Laut and Komodo Island.
To get to the Gili Lawa, you can use the services of travel agents in Labuan Bajo selling a variety of travel packages of Komodo sailing trip, or liveaboard trip, with varied prices. As the Port of Gili Lawa Labuan Bajo is quite far ro reach within 1 day commuting, almost all travel agents arrange the destination to Gili Lawa into three days and two nights package (3D2N). Gili Lawa is too beautiful to visit without overnight stay, therefore the travel packages sailing 3 days 2 nights is the best arrangement so you can enjoy the sunrise and sunset there.
Gili Lawa, in fact Gili Lawa Darat, offers the best spot for watching sun sets and rises. The landsape in Gili Lawa is dominated by hills filled with exotic expanse of grassland, which is yellowish when the dry season, and fresh green when entering the transitional season and the rainy season.
Trekking is the main activity you should do when visiting Gili Lawa. As the beauty of Gili Lawa will be complete when seen from the hill top. To get the best view, You need to climb up the hill. Depending on your time, You can either take a steep trekking route but faster or an easy ones but longer time.
Trekking time it takes to get to the peak of about half to one hour duration depending on the stamina of each person is different.Any how, either route, the view you will get on the hill top worth the efforts What a magical view on the top. It is so breathtaking as you will find it.