The mountainous forest around Poco Ndeki Mount is the perfect place for bird watching. It is only around 12km from Borong, the capital town of the Manggarai Timur district.
Ruteng protection forest is the largest rain forest in Flores, located in the mountains Mandusawu, which is the highest peak in Flores. The forest about over 32 hectares, is the main home for the endemic birds of Flores.
Mount Mbeliling, located in West Manggarai, is the highest mountain in this region. The Mbeliling Forest Reserve, which spans over an area of 15,000 hectares, is the habitat of numerous endemic plant species and birds. Its large variety of flora and fauna make it a perfect trekking
The Komodo National Park is a national park in Indonesia located within the Lesser Sunda Islands in the border region between the provinces of East Nusa Tenggara and West Nusa Tenggara. The park includes the three larger islands Komodo, Padar and Rinca, and 26 smaller ones, with a total area of 1,733 km2 (603 km2 of it land)