The most easterly segment of the Lesser Sunda island chain is known as the Alor Archipelago, of which Alor Island is the largest. Here, smouldering volcanoes stair-step down into crystal clear waters fringed by pristine coral reefs and white-sand, palm-lined beaches, while traditional villages are built halfway up mountains.


Cruises related to Alor

Tribal Weaving of the Lesser Sunda Islands with David & Sue Richardson

Together we will explore the extraordinary ancestral traditions and amazing landscapes of the Lesser Sunda Islands, where textiles are the predominant form of artistic expression. Every region has its own unique textile culture, its own style of dress, and its own motifs.
May 2019
12 days / 11 nights

East Indies Exploration: Culture, Sea & Spice

Follow in the footsteps of the maritime explorers on our expert-led cruise from Flores to Ambon, through Indonesia’s volcanic ‘ring of fire’ to the historically-famous Banda Islands, lined with clove and nutmeg trees, and blessed with pristine beaches and vibrant coral reefs.
Sep 2019
12 days / 11 nights