Dili Tour Ideas
Learn all about East Timor's capital city Dili, on this full day small group tour. You will take in everything the city has to offer, travelling through the central business district of the laid back capital. The city has sprung to life since independence in 2002. Nestled into the base of the surrounding hills, which are lush and green in the rainy season, passing by many historical buildings, monuments and religious places including the Government Palace, Casa Europa which was the original Portuguese Military garrison built in 1769, and the Prince Henry the Navigator Monument. You will stop at attractions including the Dare WW2 Memorial, East Timor Resistance Archive and Museum, and the colourful Tais markets before ending the day at the Famous 27 metre high Jesus Statue at Cristo Rai.
This amazing full day, small group tour takes you on an 8 hour 4x4 adventure into the heart of the coffee growing mountains of Timor Leste. You will travel from Dili where you will visit the Dare WWII memorial museum and school, the hillside village of Aileu and its vibrant colourful local markets which has an amazing Project Montana youth training centre. You will visit a working coffee factory if you are travelling in season between June – September. You will also visit the agricultural village of Seloi Criek with its amazing lake in the valley, rice fields and market gardens.
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