Full-Day Tour Of Dili

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirmation
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  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    9:00 AM Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this timeTimes are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Departure Details :
    Your accommodation in Dili
  • Return Details :
    Your accommodation in Dili
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Delve into the troubled history of East Timor, and hear tales of resilience and reconciliation on this full-day tour of Dili. Travel through Dili with a guide and discover top sites of interest including the Australian World War II Memorial and Museum, the Chega! Exhibition, the Santa Cruz cemetery, and the Xanana Cultural Centre. Enjoy a Timorese buffet lunch and soak up the atmosphere in the craft markets. Then, finish your adventure at the famous Cristo Rei of Dili statue. This tour includes pickup and drop-off at your Dili hotel.

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Includes free admission to top local attractions
  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Know More about this tour

Meet your guide between 8am and 8:30am at your accommodation in Dili, then take a seat in your vehicle to begin your 7-hour tour. First, head to the Australian World War II Memorial and Museum in Dare and learn how the Timorese people supported Australian soldiers against the occupying Japanese forces between 1942 and 1945.

Afterward, visit sites of interest including the Santa Cruz cemetery infamous as the site of the Santa Cruz massacre of 12th November 1991 and the Xanana Cultural Centre, which showcases a collection of photographs and paintings of Timorese resistance fighter and politician Xanana Gusmo. Here, visit the East Timorese Resistance Archive and Museum for a 40-minute guided tour, and gain insight into Indonesias troubled occupation of the region.

Following a delicious Timorese buffet lunch, visit alocal craft market where women practise the traditional arts of fabric- and basket-weaving. Along the way, discover top sites of interest such as the National Parliament and the popular Chega! Exhibition standing for truth and reconciliation in East Timor.

Head east along the coast to the Cristo Rei of Dili statue widely considered among the citys top attractions. Here, choose to either explore the gardens or follow the Stations of the Cross to the top for panoramic views.

When your time at the Cristo Rei of Dili statue comes to an end, return in comfort to your accommodation in Dili to conclude your tour.

Inclusions

Hotel pickup and drop-off

Guide

Transport

All entrance fees

Buffet lunch

Exclusions

Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Infant meals not included

Infant rates apply provided they do not occupy a seat

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required

Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Tours on Sunday & Monday will not include the Resistance Museum

Tours on Saturday & Sunday will not include the Chega Exibition