11 days in East Timor Itinerary

11 days in East Timor Itinerary

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11 days in East Timor Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly + Drive:  39​h
1
Atauro
— 1 night
Travel:  4​h
2
Ermera
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Baucau
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Com
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Dili
— 3 nights
Fly:  38​h
End: Rio de Janeiro

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 5th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Akrema Beach.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Atauro attractions planner.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Atauro is an approximately 39-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 12 hours traveling from Rio de Janeiro to Atauro. You will leave for Ermera on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Atauro

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Akrema Beach ©
Akrema Beach

1
night
Ermera

Ermera ©
Ermera is a city in East Timor and a former capital of the East Timorese community, Ermera. On the 7th (Thu), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Ramelau.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Ermera trip planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Atauro to Ermera. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Baucau.

Things to do in Ermera

Nature Parks
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Mount Ramelau ©
Mount Ramelau

1
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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. On the 8th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anthony’s Cathedral.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Baucau travel route planning tool .

Getting from Ermera to Baucau by car takes about 6 hours. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Com.

Things to do in Baucau

Historic Sites
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St. Anthony’s Cathedral ©
St. Anthony’s Cathedral

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night
Com

Com ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Jaco Island.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Com trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Baucau to Com takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dili.

Things to do in Com

Nature Parks
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Jaco Island ©
Jaco Island

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.
Old Ai Pelo Prison and Chega! Exhibition will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cemetery of Santa Cruz and Immaculate Conception Cathedral. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Archives & Museum of East Timorese Resistance, take in the exciting artwork at Arte Moris, look for all kinds of wild species at Tasitolu, and appreciate the history behind Cristo Rei.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Dili trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Com to Dili in 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dili

Museums Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Old Ai Pelo Prison
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Old Ai Pelo Prison ©
Old Ai Pelo Prison
Immaculate Conception Cathedral ©
Immaculate Conception Cathedral