Komodo Flores Overland Tour 8D/7N

Flores is an amazing and beautiful place.! would love to come back. Good condition of the boat enough space, very nice variety of food, on time, friendly and attentive crew on board, with land transportation good condition, safe and friendly driver. Hotel are according to our expectation and very nice in Maumere. Good food at local restaurant. Our guide very friendly and informative, flexible to change according to our wishes.

Day 01. Denpasar – Labuan Bajo (West Flores ISland)
Pick up service at your hotel in Bali and take to the airport of Denpasar. Upon arrival in Labuan Bajo – West of Flores, our staff will meet and transfer you to your hotel. Labuanbajo – a little town inhabited by fishermen, lies at the extreme western part of Flores. The town serves as a jumping-off point for the trip to Komodo and other near by islands. Lunch served at local restaurant. Then visiting Batu Cermin Cave – 5 km away from the town of Labuanbajo. The cave is 75 by 5 meter large, and contains stalactites and stalagmites. Proceed to local restaurant for coffee or tea while enjoying the sunset and wait for time to have dinner. ( L D )

 

Day 02. Labuan Bajo – Komodo Rinca
After breakfast, take a boat to Komodo Island for about 3 hours by a wooden motorized boat passing several islands. Upon arrival in Komodo island, walk for 1.5 miles to Banugulung to see the activities of the giant Monitor Lizard “Komodo Dragon” which was scientifically described in 1912 as VARANUS KOMODOENSIS, which is up to 3 meters long and about 150 kg, weight. The total number of these lizards is estimated at 3.500 – 5.000 inhabited in Komodo, Padar and Rinca Island. Return to the based and an opportunity to swim or snorkel on clean and pink sandy beaches (snorkel equipments are supplied) . Lunches will be served on boat. Boating to Rinca Island for overnight. (B,L,D)

Day 03. Rinca – Labuan Bajo – Ruteng
Breakfast on board. Afterwards, enjoy to see the activities of the giant Monitor Lizard “Komodo Dragon” which is up to 3 meters long and about 150 kg, weight. After trekking we return to the boat for boating to Labuan Bajo. Starting to explore the distinct tribes in Flores. Drive overland to Ruteng – a cool and small town as the capital city of Manggarai Regency where major Manggarainese tribe dwelt. On the way stops will be made at Lembor and Cancar where you can enjoy the beautiful panorama of rice fields with lush and dry hills as the back ground, and other places according to local happenings. On arrival direct check into your hotel. Dinner will be at a local restaurant or you hotel (B,L,D)

Day 04. Ruteng  – Bajawa
Breakfast at hotel, then onto Ruteng Puu – Manggarainese traditional village to see their unique slander-shaped houses and be with local people. Continue drive to the East to Bajawa – another cool and small town as a capital city of Ngada Regency (home of Ngada, Riung and Nagekeo tribes). Stops will be made at “Ranamese” Lake, and snapshot at magnificent peak of Mt. Inerie – an active volcano and Aimere to see the local palm wine proces. On arrival at Bajawa you may have lunch at local restaurant and check into your hotel for accommodation. Dinner will be at your hotel or local restaurant (B,L,D)

 


Day 05. Bajawa

Breakfast at hotel. Explore traditional village of Bajawa tribes. Visit Boloji or Warusoba traditional village. Proceed to Bena – a megalithic village where people do preserve their ancestral spirits believed and way of life, which can be seen in their “Ngadhu” and “Bhaga”, that are conical thatched roof huts symbolized their Male and Female ancestral spirits. On the way you will stop on the slope of Inerie volcano for taking pictures. Return to Bajawa for lunch at Local Restaurant. Afternoon onto Mengeruda – a natural hot spring water for relaxing and taking bath. Return to for accommodation and dinner. (B,L,D)

Day 06. Bajawa  – Ende – Detusoko
Breakfast at hotel. Continue drive overland for 5 hours to Detusoko or Moni through scenic road where you can enjoy beautiful panorama of mountains, rivers, valley, with sea as the background. Stops will be made at Wogo, another traditional Bajawanese village and Boawae – village of Nagekeo tribes to observe their tradition and culture, Ende for having lunch at a local restaurant, Onekore village – the center of “Ikat” hand-weaving with Endenese typical style and the house of Bung Karno our former President. Proceed to Detusoko for accommodation and dinner at your hotel. (B,L,D)

Day 07. Detusoko – Kelimutu – Maumere
Early morning at 05.00 drive up to Kelimutu volcano to see the three colored lakes. Upon arrival walk for 1,5 km and then ascend 163 steps to the top to view Kelimutu’s green, blue and black lakes. A Dutch Geologist discovered Kelimutu in 1914; at the time the lakes were red, blue and white. Descend to Moni village to visit Kowanara village famous for its traditional Lionese houses. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Wolowaru. Proceed to Maumere with a detour to Sikka to observe their hand weaving and an old Church built in 16 Century. Several stops will be made according to local happenings. Accommodation and meals at Wailiti Hotel. (B,L,D)

 

Day 08. Maumere – Denpasar
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the Airport to depart for your next destination. We also pick you up at the domestic Ngurah Rai Airport and transfer to you hotel.(B)

Service includes:
1. Tours as per itinerary
2. all transfers in Bali and Flores
3. hotel accommodation in Flores
4. boat trip in Komodo
5. Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner
6. Mineral water
7. Coffee, tea, milk on boat tour
8. Entrance fees
9. English speaking guide
10. Private car with AC

Service does not include:
1. Airport tax
2. soft drinks, alcohol beverages
3. Phone calls
4. Laundry
5. Personal expenses
6. conservation fee at US$15, pay at Komodo National Park
11. Return Air tickets, Denpasar- Maumere, Labuan Bajo-Denpasar