10 days in East Timor Itinerary

10 days in East Timor Itinerary

Created using Inspirock East Timor vacation maker

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

10 days in East Timor Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  15​h
1
Dili
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Maliana
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Ermera
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Baucau
— 1 night
Travel:  4​h 45​min
5
Atauro
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Dili

Dili ©
When East Timor declared itself independent from Indonesia in 2002, the small town of Dili took center stage as the nation's capital.
Get some cultural insight at Cemetery of Santa Cruz and Immaculate Conception Cathedral. When in Dili, make a side trip to see Old Ai Pelo Prison in Liquica, approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Archives & Museum of East Timorese Resistance, look for gifts at Alola Foundation Center & Shop, take in the exciting artwork at Arte Moris, and look for all kinds of wild species at Tasitolu.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Dili trip itinerary builder website .

Sydney, Australia to Dili is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Dili is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Maliana.

Things to do in Dili

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Old Ai Pelo Prison
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:
Highlights from your plan
Cemetery of Santa Cruz ©
Cemetery of Santa Cruz
Tasitolu ©
Tasitolu

1
night
Maliana

Maliana ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Marobo Hot Springs.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Maliana sightseeing planner.

Getting from Dili to Maliana by car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Ermera.

Things to do in Maliana

Parks Nature
Find places to stay May 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Marobo Hot Springs ©
Marobo Hot Springs

1
night
Ermera

Ermera ©
Ermera is a city in East Timor and a former capital of the East Timorese community, Ermera. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Ramelau.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ermera online vacation planner .

You can drive from Maliana to Ermera in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Baucau.

Things to do in Ermera

Parks Nature
Find places to stay May 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Ramelau ©
Mount Ramelau

1
night
Baucau

Baucau ©
Baucau is the second-largest city in East Timor, after Dili, the capital, which lies 122 km east of Dili.Baucau has about 16,000 inhabitants, and is the capital of Baucau, located in the eastern part of the country. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anthony’s Cathedral.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Baucau trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Ermera to Baucau by car takes about 6 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Mon) before leaving for Atauro.

Things to do in Baucau

Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
St. Anthony’s Cathedral ©
St. Anthony’s Cathedral

1
night
Atauro

Atauro ©
An island situated 25 km (16 mi) north of the capital, Atauro makes a perfect escape from the noise and heat of Dili.
On the 7th (Tue), kick back and relax at Akrema Beach.

To see more things to do and tourist information, read our Atauro trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Baucau to Atauro with the Route module. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Atauro

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Find places to stay May 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Akrema Beach ©
Akrema Beach