8D/07N. KELIMUTU AND LEMBATA TOUR.
Starting Point : Ende, middle Flores.
Ending Point : Maumere, east 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 – Maumere
Early morning at 04.30, will drive up to Mt. Kelimutu about 45 minutes until at car parking area. From here, you will begin your trek to the 1,600 m Kelimutu summit to see the three different color craters lake of Kelimutu as one of wonderful places and dramatic sights around the globe. And to the local people this place is very sacred and holy. This three different crater lake was discovered by the Dutch Geologist in 1914, and at that the time they were “ Red, Blue, and White “ The scientist believe and said that they get their colors because of dissolved of the minerals each of these lakes. After that, will drive back to Moni for having breakfast, then proceed to Jopu or Wolowaru traditional house. Continue trip to Paga beach for lunch. Drive to Sikka village as the central of ikat weaving and the old church made by Portuguese in 1889. Drive to Maumere and en route will stop at culture and historical Museum of Leda Lero. In the afternoon will arrive in Maumere and check in at your chosen hotel.
Day 03. Maumere – Larantuka – Lewo Leba.
Breakfast at the hotel, and will drive to Larantuka for about 4 hours to catch a public wooden ferry-boat to Lewo Leba. En route will stop at some places to take picture such as: coffee plantation, Lewo Tobi volcano at Hokeng region, and beautiful landscape of Konga island and surrounding. On arrival at Larantuka will get on wooden ferry-boat to continue trip to Lewo Leba for three hours. In the afternoon will arrive in Lewo Leba to check in at your chosen hotel.
Day 04. Lewo Leba – Lamalera village (Overland tour to south coast of Lembata)
After breakfast, will visit do city sightseeing tour around Lewo Leba town to visit the biggest Leprosy hospital and taking picture for the admiring view of Ile Ape volcano and the drive to Lamalera village about 4 hours through so much cash crop plantation along the way. Regular stop en route will be done to take picture and to witness the activity of local inhabitant. On arrival at Lamalera will check in at your chosen Guest House.
Day 05. Lamalera full day tour activity.
After being breakfast, will get ready to go by a small outrigger fishing boat called “Peledang” to join the demonstration of traditional whale hunting with local fisherman in Lamalera village. If you are lucky and when the whale hang out around the ocean, then you will see the real happening how the local fishermen are hunting huge sperm whale by leaping and harpooning it at the back of whale. Riding the boat back to the shore and bring you to the Guest house for overnight and have a simple dinner. The rest of the afternoon will walk around the village and have a good interaction with the local people to share their life- experienced.
Day 06. Lamalera – Lewo Leba – Larantuka.
After being breakfast, will depart to Lewo Leba for 4 hours to catch a wooden ferry-boat to Larantuka for 3 hours. In the afternoon will arrive in Larantuka to check in at your chosen hotel.
Day 07. Larantuka – Maumere.
Breakfast at hotel and will depart to Maumere for check in at your chosen hotel. The rest of the day, you will free at leisure at your hotel.
Day 08. Hotel – Transfer to the Airport.
After breakfast at the hotel, will transfer you the airport for catching your flight for the next destination.