For you who love travel, you definitely do not want to spend the object striking the tour all over the archipelago. A to the islands exotic, dive into the sea blue, and light wallow mentari akan make your holiday unforgettable. Imagine, you are also an opportunity to see the impressions-impressions of the past who cared, while maintaining a role as well as natural beauty. You and your family not only be enjoying the natural attractions, but also proud to be part of the beauty of Indonesia whim. And here, in the island of Komodo National Park, Nusa Tenggara Timur, you will get everything.
Komodo Island is located in the western most tip of East Nusa Tenggara province which borders with the West Nusa Tenggara. Precisely in the District of Komodo, West Manggarai regency, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Since 1980, the area of 1817 km2 National Park is made by the Government of Indonesia, which is then recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. Together with two other large islands, namely Pulau Rinca and Padar, Komodo Island and several small islands in the surrounding habitat continues to be as native reptiles that dijuluki “Komodo Dragon” is.
A latin name Varanus Komodoensis and local name “Ora”, the giant lizard this story was first published in 1912 in the Dutch national daily. Peter A. Ouwens, director of the Zoology Museum in Bogor is a person who has been introduce to the world through the Komodo papernya it. Since then, expeditions and research on endangered species continue to be, even there was news KINGKONG Music Conference in 1933. Recognizing the need for protection of Komodo in the midst of human activity in the original habitat that, in the year 1915 the Netherlands Government issued a ban hunting and killing of Komodo.
Thanks to the efforts the government and local communities in maintaining sustainable National Park, tourists can now come to visit and see the lives of close to this ancient reptile. With 2-3 meter long body, Komodo can have up to 70-100 kg weight. Animals that enjoy the hot and dry in this life or the habitat sabana tropical forest on the lower altitude. When night comes, Komodo nest in holes in the 1-3 meter while keeping body heat at night. As karnivora which is located on top of the food chain, among other prey Komodo goat, deer, wild pigs, and birds. On certain conditions, Komodo can behave with the cannibal memangsa Komodo other. With the smell senses rely on the spoken, Komodo can smell carrion food up to 9 kilometers far. Komodo bite that can contain and kill the bacteria, in front of the paw is sharply natural weapons. In addition, Komodo was able to run 20 kilometers per hour in a short distance, looking up at the trees, swim, dive and even.
The withdrawal other reptiles, the Komodo breed spawn. Nevertheless, the research proves there are other ways to Komodo regeneration, ie, in a way partenogenesis. This allows Komodo to produce female eggs fertilized by males without. Partenogenesis alleged to have been saved from extinction Komodo since thousands of years ago. However, habitat damage, volcanic activity, earthquakes, fires, hunting until dark terindikasi has resulted in a decrease in the number of population to the extent Komodo vulnerable to extinction. Estimated there are 4-5 thousand tails Komodo with the presence of productive females amounted to only hundreds. Such conditions is a challenge for the conservation of Komodo National Park.
National Park to enjoy the tours with the Komodo Island Komodo’s life may not be close enough for you. Share your hobby with water sports, you can try to dive in the waters north and south of this island. The warm waters of the north is a result of flow from Banda Sea and Flores. Conversely, the south offers cold water flow from the Indonesian Ocean. The combination of the two characters of different ecosystem produces a rich bottom of the sea. Different types of coral reef life and become a fertile place of the many live fish species as well as the life support system sea water. Many divers have witnessed life under the sea waters of the island of Komodo glamor, the potential berjuta save biodiversity.
As one of the tour objects are Indonesia, Komodo Island offers accommodation ranging from bed, which was established to the local community to international resorts. For domestic tourists, you are charged entrance ticket is Rp. 75,000, while foreign tourists of U.S. $ 15. To reach the island of Komodo, you can route through the air from Kupang (capital of East Nusa Tenggara, East Nusa Tenggara) to the town of Ende on Flores Island. Proceed with the next trip Labuhanbajo a minibus to take 10 hours. From Labuhanbajo, speedboat will take you to the Komodo Island after crossing through for 2 hours. Some of the other routes you can of the flight from Bali to the appropriate airline that serves the purpose to NTT. Various package tours offered by travel agents it seems interesting enough for you to try out for the first time come to this island of Komodo.
Eco-tourism that proclaimed government of the island of Komodo National Park is expected to bring more tourists domestic / foreign countries. Not only parents, even though children do not need to fear to come and visit there. With regulations and safety tour of awake, and Komodo people can live side by side in peace. And the withdrawal of children, their love of the Komodo is the seed-the seed that they can love the land and property in its history. It appears that this is the first message in the 90’s had brought with slick passing by kak Seto dolls Si Komo it. Through the character Si Komo, kak Seto bring the message to conserve Komodo heart and mind the children of Indonesia, so that their proud of the wealth of his country.