6 DAYS FLORES OVERLAND (WITHOUT RIUNG, WAEREBO) & TREKKING-SNORKELING IN KOMODO NATIONAL PARK WITH LIVE ON BOARD
3 Hours Before Flight Time
On arrival at Maumere with your flight, you will meet our guide and visit Ikat Weaving Studio in Maumere, Koka Beach and then directly escorted to Moni village for one night stay. Lunch will be providing in Ikat Weaving Studio & dinner is included at Kelimutu Eco Lodge Restaurant. Welcome to Flores Island. We will start the tour from Maumere town to Labuan Bajo
At 04.00 AM, we’ll drive up to Kelimutu Volcano to enjoy the beauty of three colored lakes. On the way to Kelimutu Lake, over the sunrise you can see the beauty of many wonderful flora and fauna such as Casuarina tree, Rosewood, Edelweiss, Porcupine, Wild Boar, and “Gerugiwa” birds that rarely seen on other place. Before heading to Ende town we will return to the hotel for breakfast and some free time. You will check out from the hotel and continue our trip to Ende town. After lunch at the one of the authentic Flores cuisine restaurant we will stop at the Bung Karno-The First President of Republic of Indonesia Museum an extradition house during his years of exile in Ende. Ending the day with a visit to Penggajawa beach, the beach has plenty of spectacular blue stones. We proceed to Bajawa town. After check in at a hotel in Bajawa, our guide will escort you to the local restaurant for dinner.
After finish your breakfast at 07.00 AM we will check out from the hotel the start our tour heading to Bena Village, a megalith village. The Bajawa tribes preserved their ancestral spirits believed and way of life, which can be seen in their “Ngadhu” and “Bhaga”. A conical thatched roof huts symbolized their Male and Female ancestral spirits. After a visit at Bena we’ll continue our trip to Aimere to see traditional distillation of Flores local alcohol, on the way we can stop at the slope of Inerie an active volcano for some pictures. From aimere, continue to ruteng for stay overnight. Ruteng have a breathtaking mountain and beautiful panoramic landscape views, villages and spider rice fields. Stay overnight at Ruteng and dinner will be provided in one of the local restaurant around the city.
After breakfast, we start the day with the visit to Cara village in Cancar sub-district to see the eye catching spider web shaped of Lingko (Rice field). Continue the tour to Lembor to have lunch there then to Labuan Bajo to stay overnight. Dinner provided in Kampung Ujung Culinary Center.
Enjoy your breakfast in your hotel. Leave at 08:00 am from Labuan Bajo Port, directly heading to Kelor Island for snorkeling and trekking in the island. Spend an hour up to two hours on each island to enjoy the beautiful coral reefs and many varieties of fish, if you are lucky you might get to see Manta, sting rays. Next stop is Rinca Island. We’ll see the dragons and trailing the National Park to the top of hill for see the good panorama. Lunch & Dinner are included at our boat. The boat will be park at Papagarang Island and we will stay on the boat, but at 05.30 PM, we will enjoy the sunset time with see Kalong (Bat) attraction in Kalong Island.
Leave early morning from Papagarang Island, directly heading to Padar Island for trailing the National Park for trekking to the top of hill. Enjoy your breakfast cook by our on-board chef before us leaving to Padar Island for trekking to the top of hill. We’ll continue our trip to Pink Beach for snorkeling. Spend an hour up to two hours on each island to enjoy the beautiful coral reefs and many varieties of fish, if you are lucky you might get to see sting rays, turtles and school of dolphins. After morning snorkeling we’ll sail to Labuan Bajo Port. Afterwards we’ll directly go to Komodo Airport for your flight to next destination. Lunch is included on board the boat before you leave the boat. Thanks for your visit to Flores Island & Komodo National Park. See you next time.