Phone: 626-733-7874


"Travel is not reward for working.  It's education for living." - Anthony Bourdain

Timor-Leste Expedition

Product Image
Timor-Leste Expedition

Find ancient traditions and enduring landscapes in Asia’s newest country on this 9-day expedition through little-visited Timor-Leste. Start in the capital of Dili where you’ll visit local cafes, the traditional Tais market, and learn about the country’s confronting past at local museums. Travel away from the city, hike to the summit of Timor-Leste’s tallest mountains, and meet farmers at local coffee plantations. Spend time on Atauro Island where you’ll get to know a local family and snorkel in the world’s most biodiverse coral reefs. Along the way, visit several social enterprises dedicated to supporting and empowering the people of Timor-Leste.

  • Complimentary Airport Arrival Transfer
  • Dili - Tais Market
  • Dili - Guided city tour
  • Dili - Cristo Rei Statue & Beach
  • Dili - Alola Foundation visit
  • Aileu - Hike to Dokomali Waterfall
  • Aileu - Projeto Montanha visit
  • Hatu Bulico - Mt Ramelau sunrise hike
  • Maubisse - Hatmatek Waterfall
  • Maubisse - Guided town tour
  • Maubisse - Coffee Plantation & Farmlands tour
  • Atauro Island - Snorkelling tour
  • Atauro Island - Social enterprise tuk tuk tour
  • Atauro Island - Fisherman's Boat snorkeling tour
  • Dili - Timorese Resistance Archive & Museum
  • Dili - Santa Cruz Cemetery
  • Dili - Historical city tour
  • Dili - Chega! Exhibition
  • Complimentary Airport Departure Transfer
  • Did you know Timor-Leste’s coral reefs are the most biodiverse in the world? See for yourself during guided snorkelling excursions on Atauro Island.
  • Hike to the summit of Timor-Leste’s tallest mountain, Mt Ramelau, a challenging but rewarding trek that will deliver incredible views over the country at sunrise.
  • Visit local coffee farms, plantations and cafes to learn how coffee is produced and understand its importance to local culture.
  • Know your time in Timor-Leste is doing good with multiple social enterprise and community restaurant visits along the way.
  • Get an unparalleled look at local life when you stay with a family in a homestay by the beach on Atauro Island. Experience Timorese hospitality and chat to your hosts about their culture.
  • Adventure and Active
About Intrepid Travel
Intrepid Travel  logo
We get it – travel’s a big decision. It’s not every day you fly across the world to wander the souks of Marrakech or enjoy a dreamy Angkor sunrise. But for us, it’s been our everyday for the past three decades (whew, we’re old). Let’s just say we know what travellers really want: a balance of inclusions and free time, a mix of classic highlights and local secrets you won’t find on Google. And of course, an authentic real life experience.

Our leaders are born and raised in-count ...
Oct 15, 2023 through
Oct 23, 2023
Oct 11, 2023 7:00 PM
8 Nights from
$2,805.00 (USD)
Per Person
Itinerary Image


Day Destination
1 Dili
2 Dili
3 Aileu - Hatu Bulico
4 Mt Ramelau - Maubisse
5 Maubisse - Dili
6 Atauro Island
7 Atauro Island
8 Dili
9 Dili
Prices are per-person based on double occupancy, unless otherwise noted.