08D/07N. FLORES & KOMODO TOUR.
Starting Point : Ende, middle Flores.
Ending Point : Labuan Bajo, west Flores.
Tour Price : on client’s request.
Day 01. Arrival at Ende Airport – Moni village
On your arrival at the airport of Ende, middle Flores Island, you will be welcomed and fetched by the local tour guide. Drive to Moni village for about 2 hours. En route will stop at Saga traditional village to see magnificent of Lio tribe’s traditional house construction. Continue to Moni village to check in at your chosen hotel.
Day 02. Moni – Kelimutu – Ende – Riung.
Early morning will drive to three different color crater lake of Kelimutu as the one of the most mysterious and dramatic sight in the world. Kelimutu was discovered by the Dutch geologist in 1914, and at that time the lakes’s color were “Blue, Red, and white”. Drive back to hotel for having breakfast, then onto Ndu’a Ria “a daily Traditional Fruit Market”, Drive to Ende town with regular stopping at some places for spectacular natural panorama picture. Continue trip to Panggajawa beac to have a relax and see the Blue stone along the beach. Local people collect them to be exported in several countries around Asia for making decoration on any buildings. Drive toward Riung as the North coastal side of Flores. Stop at several places for taking photo such as: Mbay as the flattest town on Flores with nice occean view at the back, beautiful view of Palue isle in the middle of the sea, and amazing panorama of 17 isle marine park. In the afternoon will arrive in Riung for checking in at your chosen hotel.
Day 03. Riung – 17 isles sea Park tour – Bajawa
Early morning breakfast, then visit 17 isles marine park “preservation area” by local wooden motorized boat for relaxing, swimming, and norkeling on the crystal clear water to enjoy the beautiful panorama underwater with nice soft and hard corral reef. (Beach BBQ lunch is your arrangement or not inclusive the price). Visit Kalong isle to see the thousands of fruit bats hanging on the mangrove forest. Back to the hotel for taking shower and packing your belongings to get ready driving uphill to Bajawa town. En route will stop at So’a natural hot spring which is about 35-40 degree its temperature. You can take a bath here if you want. Drive to Bajawa as the home for the real pure natural and cultural region on flores. Check in at your chosen hotel.
Day 04. Bajawa – Bena – Ruteng
After being breakfast at hotel will drive to Bena village. Stop at some view points to make photos of wondering panorama of sharp conical shape from Inerie volcano which is 2.200 m above sea level. Visit Bena as one of the most impresive villages around Bajawa area. Continue driving to Ruteng via Aimere as the home of “Local Arack fermentation and distillation process” on Flores from lontar palm juice to become Alcoholic drink or Arack which is about 30 or 40 % its alcohol. Visit Rana Mese lake and then stop at Mano for picturing of beautiful Rice terrace view on the mountain slope. Drive to Ruteng to check in at your chosen hotel.
Day 05. Ruteng – Labuan Bajo
After breakfast at the hotel, will visit Golo Curu hill to witness the fantastic view of Ruteng town and rice terraces. Afterward continue trip to “Lodok” Spider’s web rice field as the Division of Land system of Manggarainese. Drive to Labuan Bajo and will stop in several places for picturing of natural panorama, then to Lembor as the largest irrigation area all over in Flores. On arrival in Labuan Bajo will check in at your chosen hotel.
Day 06. Labuan Bajo – Rinca Island – Pink Beach – Komodo Island (L,D)
After breakfast at the hotel will transfer to the harbor for catching the wooden boat trip leaving for about 2 ½ hour to reach on Rinca isalnd and then will do a trekking on Rinca that will be guided by Ranger to explore Rinca island to see Komodo dragon on their natural habitat. Komodo dragon is a giant monitor Lizards on this planet which is about 100 kg its weight, and more than 3 meter its length. Rinca Island is also home for Wild Water Buffaloes, Deer, Long Tail Macaques, Wild Board, Wild Horse etc. Keep your eyes up to the trees, if you are lucky sometimes you will also find small dragons on the trees to avoid themselves from attacking of adult dragon. After trekking will get back to the boat to continue boating about 2 ½ hours to spectacular white sandy beach called Pink Beach for beaching, swimming and snorkeling on the crystal clear water with its spectacular coral-reef and colorful fish. In the afternoon will visit Komodo village to see the daily life and activity of the local people. Lunch will be served on boat; Dinner & Overnight are also on the boat at Komodo Island.
Day 07. Komodo island – Manta point – Sebayur Island – Labuan Bajo (B, L)
Breakfast on boat, then trekking to explore the island of Komodo. Along the trek you will be welcomed and entertained by beautiful concert of much kind of tropical birds. This island is also home for Deer, Wild Board, Wild Water Buffalo, etc. After trekking will get back to the boat to continue trip to Manta Point to snorkel with huge Manta ray. If you are lucky, you can even watch them from the boat (Trip to manta point is not 100% guarantee to go and see manta ray. it’ll not take this trip if the sea condition is quite extreme such as: strong current, high wave or strong wind). After spending your time in Manta point will continue trip to another fabulous white sandy beach called Sebayur for swimming, relaxing, and snorkelling in the crystal clear water with the nice coral reeef and thousands of colorful fish. In the afternoon will get back to Labuan Bajo. Lunch will be served on the boat, overnight is at your chosen hotel in Labuan Bajo.
Day 08. Hotel – Mirror Rock cave – Airport.
Breakfast at hotel, and then take a city sightseeing tour to visit daily local market andBatuCermin cave (Natural Crystal Rock Cave), to see the beautiful stalactite and stalagmite, big black spider, little fruit bats and some marine fossils. After visiting this cave you will be transfrred to the airport to catch your flight for the next destination.