The Komodo National Park is a new tropical dream in Bali. Set in the frontier of Indonesian eastern part, the Komodo offers a totally different Indonesian landscape you might have familiar with. Instead of lush rice paddies and volcanic mountains, you will see a chain of islets with jagged mountains, dry savannah hills, stark white beaches lining up every uninhabited islands, and bright blue ocean in between. Komodo offers kind of rugged beauty that’s so rare to find in any other place in the world. One way to truly enjoy everything Komodo has to offer is by hiring a Komodo boat charter. You will be set sailing from Labuan Bajo, the port town in main island Flores, and sailing for a week around the national park.
While it’s obvious that you are going to have spectacular adventures and panoramic view galore every day, sailing on boat charter could be an exceptional chance to have a taste of Indonesia. Boat charters in Komodo are in par with yachts—they are capable to take sailing experience to the first class. And that includes on preparing dining with fine Indonesian gourmet cuisines. Here, we are going to have few tips to ensure you are enjoying Indonesian experience during the remote sailing trip.
Let Them Know Your Preferences Prior to Sailing
When you made a Komodo boat charter booking, they will give you a preference sheet. This covers dietary requirements, food allergies, and preference menu. It enables the chef of the ship to create personalised menu and stock the kitchen with suitable ingredients. Remember, you are going to sail to a totally remote destination with no shop nearby.
Know Some Indonesian Cuisine You Want to Try
Indonesian food is so good! Even CNN has reward rendang, Indonesian seasoned beef, twice as the number 1 best travel food in the world. In 2017, Indonesia’s beloved Nasi Goreng (fried rice) come only second after rendang. It’s a staple of Indonesian food that you can never get enough. Another Indonesian food, satay, sits on 14th place on the list. No one could refuse this skewered meat with peanut sauce on their plate! Indonesia is so rich with culture and cuisine. It’s obvious that culinary treasures is one of the best thing this country could offer.
Our personal suggestion to every travelers come to Indonesia would always be the same: don’t waste your time with European food—you can find them anywhere in the world. Open your mind to varieties of exotic delight. Do a little research and let the crews know if there’s any Indonesian food you’d like to try on Komodo boat charter. It’s a good time to try gado-gado, grilled seafood, fried fish, or maybe some oxtail soup!
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Timing of Dining in Komodo Boat Charter
One thing that could boost good foods and breathtaking view of the surrounding is the timing. When do you prefer to enjoy your breakfast? Do you like to have a light toast with fruits and coffee at 7 AM? Or would you prefer to have a hearty meal for brunch at 10 AM? Our personal suggestion is go as early as possible. There’s nothing like breakfast in Komodo yacht charter. Relishing on tasty breakfast as the islands is glimmering with morning sunshine and the water is calm is one of the best thing to have in the world.