11D/10N. LAMALERA, KELIMUTU & KOMODO DRAGON ADVENTURE 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 your arrival at the airport of Maumere, east Flores island, will transfer to your chosen your hotel.
Day 02. 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 03. 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 04. 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 05. 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 06. Larantuka – Maumere – Moni
Breakfast at hotel and will depart to Moni via Maumere. En route will stop at historical and culture museum of Blikon Blewut that is situated inside campus of mayor catholic seminary on Flores. Continue driving to Moni village via Paga beach. Moni is a village as the gate way to get to the three different color crater lake of Kelimutu. En route 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 07. Moni – Kelimutu – Bajawa
Early morning at 04.30 will drive to three color lake of Kelimutu as the one of the most mysterious and dramatic sight in the world. Kelimutu lake was discovered by the Dutch geologist in 1914, and at that time the lakes ware “ “Blue, Red, and white”. Drive back to hotel for having breakfast, then onto Ndu’a Ria “Daily Traditional Fruit Market”, Drive to Ende with regular stopping at some places for spectacular natural panorama picture. Continue trip to Panggajawa beach Panggajawa beach to see the Blue stone along the beach, and local people collect to be exported in several countries around Asia for making decoration on the building. Drive to Wogo traditionl village to see Ngadhu and Bhaga as symbol of Male and Female ancestor of Bajawa ethnic. Continue trip to Bajawa town, a home of pure Natural and Cultural place for checking in at your chosen hotel.
Day 08. 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 09. Ruteng – Labuan Bajo – Rinca island (L,D).
After breakfast at the hotel, will visit “Lodok” Spider’s web rice field as the part of Division of Land system of Manggarai people. Drive to Labuan Bajo harbor to catch a wooden boat leaving for Rinca island approx. 2 ½ hours. After arriving on Rinca Island, you will do the trek that’s accompanied by the local Ranger to explore the island to see Komodo dragon on their natural habitat. Komodo dragon is a giant monitor Lizards on earth which is about 100 kg its weight, and more than 3 meter length. Rinca Island is also home for some wild animals like: 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 Komodo dragon on the trees to avoide themselves from adult dragon. After trekking on Rinca Island will get back to the boat to continue trip to Kambing isle where you can swim, snorkel and refresh. Lunch will be served on boat; Dinner & Overnight are also on the boat at Kambing isle.
Day 10.Rinca island ~Komodo island – Pink Beach – Labuan Bajo (B,L)
Early morning about 05.00 AM, you will boat to Komodo island for about 2 ½. After having breakfast on the boat, will do trekking to explore Komodo Island to find Komodo dragon on their real habitat. Along the trek, you may also be entertained by beautiful concert of many sort of tropical birds. Komodo Island is also home for Deer, Wild Board, Wild Water Buffalo, and also good for Bird watching spot. After trekkingon Komodo is getting back to the boat to continue boating to spectacular white sandy beach Of Pantai Merah or Pink beach for snorkeling, swimming and relaxing. Afterward, will continue trip back to Labuan Bajo about 4 fours. Lunch will be served on the boat, overnight is at your chosen hotel in Labuan Bajo.
Day 11. Hotel – Mirror Rock Cave – Airport.
After having breakfast at hotel, you will do city sightseeing tour around Labuan Bajo to visit daily local market and Batu Cermin cave (Natural Crystal Rock Cave), to see the beautiful stalactite and stalagmite, big black spider, little fruit bats and some marine fossils. After visiting the cave will be transferred to the airport to catch your flight for the next destination.