Travel to East Timor

East Timor Travel Guide

East Timor has had a turbulent past and you will need to check latest safety information before departing. This might surprise you but another draw for tourists is that East Timor has some of the best scuba diving site in the world with spectacular coral reefs, marine life and also beautiful beaches.

  • Capital: Dili
  • Country Size: 15,007 km2
  • Population: 1,066,000 (estimate)
  • Language: Tetum + Portuguese (official)
  • Country Dailing Code: 670
  • Currency: US dollar (USD)


Weather & Best Time to Visit

East Timor is a warm country to visit, there is a hot and humid tropical climate and you can expect the temperatures to be around 30ºC throughout the year. The country is mainly dry and warm from June to October. There is no best time to visit although during the wet season travel can be more complicated due to poor roads. The wet season can damage the roads in East Timor, making travel difficult to remote district areas during this time.