11D/10N. FLORES & KOMODO TOUR.
Starting Point : Maumere, east Flores.
Ending Point : Labuan Bajo, west Flores.
Tour Price : on client’s request.
Day 01. Arrival at Maumere Airport – Transfer to the hotel
On arrival at Maumere airport, east Flores island, you will be fetched by your guide, and then transfer to your chosen hotel.
Day 02. Maumere~Moni.
Breakfast at hotel, and then will drive to Sikka village on the south coast of Maumere to see the old church was built by the Portuguese in 1889. Sikka is also home for traditional ikat weaving village . On the way, will also visit at historical and culture museum of Blikon Blewut that is situated inside campus of mayor catholic seminary on Flores. Drive to Paga beach for Lunch. Continue driving to Moni village as the gate way to get to the three different color crater lake of Kelimutu. En rote will stop in a few places for excellent panorama picture. Stop at Wolowaru or Jopu village to see the type of traditional house construction of Lionese tribe. In the afternoon will arrive at Moni and check in at your chosen hotel.
Day 03. 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 04. Riung – 17 Isles sea Park tour – Riung.
After being breakafst at hotel, then visit 17 isles marine park by local motorized boat. Swimming, relaxing, sun bathing and snorkelling in several isles within the Riung 17 sea park such as; Rutong, Tiga, Bako isle with its amazing white sandy beach and spectacular coral reefs and crytal clear water. Beach BBQ lunch will be done on the one these isles. Visit Kalong isle to see the thousands of fruit bats hanging on the mangrove forest. In the afternoon will be back to the hotel.
Day 05. Riung – Bajawa
Breakfast at hotel, then drive to Bajawa with regular stopping at few places for panorama pictures, then visit So’a hot spring. You can take a bath here if you want. Drive to Bajawa as the home for the real pure natural and cultural region on mainland of Flores. Afternoon will arrive in Bajawa and check in at your chosen hotel.
Day 06. Bajawa Fullday tour to visit some traditional villages of Ngada tribe.
Breakfast at hotel, and drive to starting point to make an easy trekking to Wawo Muda volcano as the young active volcano on flores which was the lastest erruption in 2.001. After 3 hours return trek through the dense coffee platation and admiring view surrounding will get back to the town for having lunch. After being Lunch will visit some traditional villages around such as: Luba, Bena, and Gurusina village through so many sort of cash crop plantation along side the road. Stop in foot of Inerie volcano to make a photo of wondering view of sharp conical shape of this volcano which is 2.200 m above sea level. In Ngadha tribe whrere you are going to have full insight about their tradition, culture and life style which most visitors say as the pure culture and nature region throughout the island. Driving back to your hotel for over night.
Day 07. Bajawa – Bena – Ruteng
After being breakfast at hotel will drive to drive to Aimere south coast 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. Continue trip to Ruteng via 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. In the afternoon will visit natural cave of Flores Hobbit called Liang Bua.
Day 08. 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 09. 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 10. 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 11. 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.