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How to Get to Komodo Island from India

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Komodo Island is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Indonesian archipelago. It is located between Sumbawa Island and Flores Island, more precisely in Komodo Island, Manggarai Regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province. Traveling from India to Komodo is certainly a delightful trip, as the island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a unique allure. If you’re planning to visit Komodo Island but are still confused, don’t worry. Here’s a guide on how to get to Komodo Island from India. 

Komodo Island is part of the Komodo National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Indonesia. The island’s main attraction is the Komodo dragon, which can only be found in this area. The Komodo dragon is the largest ancient lizard in the world, and you can spot it when you visit the island. Komodo National Park is famous not only for its Komodo dragon but also for its natural beauty and underwater treasures. You won’t regret visiting this island, even if it’s only once in your life. 

How to Get to Komodo Island from India

Visiting Komodo Island from India requires some preparation as it is a long journey. You should be clear about your transport and accommodation needs during the trip. Getting to Komodo Island from India involves several steps, including flying to Indonesia, taking a domestic flight to Labuan Bajo, and taking a boat trip to Komodo Island. Here is the guide to getting to Komodo Island from India that you can follow.

1. Take a Flight to Komodo Island from India

Your journey begins by taking a flight from India to Indonesia. There are currently no direct flights from India to Komodo Island, but some airlines offer connecting flights to the nearest airport to the island, Komodo Airport. Komodo Airport is located in the city of Labuan Bajo, which is on the island of East Nusa Tenggara. Labuan Bajo is the main gateway to Komodo Island, which is part of the Komodo National Park. Below are the flight options available to you

A. Indira Gandhi Airport [DEL] to Komodo Airport [LBJ] via Vietnam 

India to Komodo Island via Vietnam Map

  • Outbound flight: depart from Indira Gandhi Airport at 09:45 and arrive at Komodo Airport at 08:20 a day later. 
  • Details of the flight: this flight takes around 29 hours and 45 minutes, including 2 stopovers at Tan Son Nhat [SGN] and Ngurah Rai Airport [DPS].
  • Estimated cost: this route is provided by VietJet Air + AirAsia Indonesia, and it will cost you approximately INR 20.853

B. Indira Gandhi Airport [DEL] to Komodo Airport [LBJ] via Malaysia

India to Komodo Island via Malaysia Map

  • Outbound flight: depart from Indira Gandhi Airport at 13:55 and arrive at Komodo Airport at 17:00 a day later.
  • Details of the flight: this takes around 24 hours and 35 minutes, including 2 stopovers at Kuala Lumpur [KUL] and Ngurah Rai Airport [DPS]. 
  • Estimated cost: this route is provided by Batik Air Malaysia + AirAsia Indonesia, and it will cost you approximately INR 25.608

C. Indira Gandhi Airport [DEL] to Komodo Airport [LBJ] via Hongkong

India to Komodo Island via Hongkong Map

  • Outbound flight: depart from Indira Gandhi Airport at 01:00 and arrive at Komodo Airport at 08:20 a day later.
  • Details of the flight: this takes around 28 hours and 50 minutes, including 2 stopovers at Hong Kong [HKG] and Ngurah Rai Airport [DPS].
  • Estimated cost: this route is provided by Cathay Pacific + AirAsia Indonesia, and it will cost you approximately INR 38.287

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2. Boat Trip to Komodo Island from Labuan Bajo

Please note! The only way to get to the Komodo National Park from Labuan Bajo is by boat tour, so you must transfer from Komodo Airport to Labuan Bajo Port. From the airport, you can take a taxi, which will cost you about INR 527, depending on the season. 

Taking an overnight boat trip to Komodo Island is the best way to experience the island. Depending on your preference, you can choose between a 3 to 9-night Komodo tour package.

Book your Komodo Island Boat Tour in advance before visiting Komodo National Park. Due to limited boat availability in Labuan Bajo, tours can even be fully booked one to two months in advance. Make sure you book your Komodo boat trip with a trusted tour operator with expertise in Komodo, such as Komodo Luxury.

As one of the top tour operators in Labuan Bajo, Komodo Luxury provides tours along with highly skilled guides. Our dedicated team will take care of your holiday needs in order to create an unforgettable experience. Komodo Luxury offers Komodo Island Tour Packages, including liveaboard on the luxurious boat while sailing through the island. You can choose from the following packages!

A. Komodo Boat Tour – Private Sailing Tour

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The private sailing package is for those who want more privacy while sailing with their loved ones. The entire boat is dedicated to you, and you can choose the destination and duration of your trip to suit your needs.

B. Komodo Boat Tour – Open/Share Packages 

Banner Open/Share Trip Komodo Island

The open/share package is ideal for solo travelers, couples, or small groups. It offers a cost-effective solution with excellent service for your sailing experience and allows you to meet new people along the way.   

C. Komodo Boat Tour – Full-Day/One-Day Trip

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If you have limited time but still want to explore Komodo National Park, the full-day/one-day trip is a good option. By speedboat, you can explore the best of Komodo National Park in one day.

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How much does it Cost to Visit Komodo Island?

Komodo Island entry permits are to be paid in IDR (cash only) directly by the tourists on Komodo Island. Please bring some money, approximately IDR 600,000 or INR 3,157. This price includes the entry fee to Komodo National Park and snorkeling. 

Are you considering a Komodo sailing trip from India? Let us know what you need, and we will be glad to assist. Make your dream trip a reality by letting us take care of everything!

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