Komodo Flores Tour 8D, 7N
KOMODO FLORES TOUR
DAY 01: BALI – LABUAN BAJO – RINCA ISLAND – KAMBING ISLAND – KALONG ISLAND. (L,D)
Using a morning flight to Labuan Bajo from Denpasar. When arriving at the airport, meet and greet by our staff and guide, then followed by transfer to the harbor, and then sail to Rinca Island. Arrived in Rinca Island, you will be accompanied by a Ranger for trekking, see the activities of Komodo there and also other animal life in an unspoiled habitat. Lunch on boat. Then sail to the Kambing Island for snorkeling and swimming. After that depart to Kalong Island to see thousands of bats coming out of the nest. Dinner and overnight on board.
Accommodation : Local Wooden boat
DAY 02: KALONG ISLAND – KOMODO ISLAND – PINK BEACH – MANTA POINT – KELOR ISLAND – LABUAN BAJO. (B, L)
Early morning sail to Komodo Island. On arrival you will be accompanied by Ranger for trekking to Banunggulung in Komodo Island to see the activities of Komodo dragons in their pure environment. After trekking, proceed to Pink Beach for swimming, snorkeling and relaxing in unspoiled coral reef and fish. Lunch will serve on board. Then sail to Manta Point for snorkeling and swimming. Afterwards sail to Kelor Island, before return to Labuan Bajo. On arrival, direct transfer to your hotel for check in and rest.
Accommodation : Bintang Flores, Puri Sari
DAY 03: LABUAN BAJO – DENGE – WAEREBO. (B, L, D)
Pick up by your guide in your Labuan Bajo hotel at 06.00 in the morning and drive to Waerebo via Denge village approximately 5 hour drive. On arrival in Denge Village, starting trek to Waerebo Traditional village, around 4 – 5 hours. On the way you will pass Wae Lomba River, Pocoroko sights, Nampe Bakok landscape before finally arriving in Wae Rebo traditional village. Overnight at guest house. We have a bog chance to comprehend the local way of life.
Accommodation : Guest House
DAY 04: WAEREBO – RUTENG. (B,L)
After breakfast, check out and descend via a path only used by the locals. We go up and down at a calm pace until we have descended to sea level in about three hours, to Denge village, After lunch, drive along a partially bad road, to Ruteng with some stops in Narang with its rice terrace and beautiful scenery.
Accommodation : Pondok MBC Ruteng
DAY 05 : RUTENG - BAJAWA
Breakfast at hotel. Ruteng is a small town in the backbone of Flores and neighbor to the Ruteng Nature Conservation Park - the home of Ngkiong - the endemic singing birds. It is worth to visit the Park early in the morning to attend the nature's concert of singing birds (if no rain and strong wind). There is also a newly popped up volcano in the park. Take your chance to have a closer look into it. Continue afterwards to Bajawa with beautiful panoramic views. Take your chance for photo stops. The first stop will be at Ranamese - a crater lake with cloud forest. Lunch in Bajawa. Afternoon visit Naru village with huge megalithic monuments and Wogo one of the big traditional village of Ngadha ethnic.
Accommodation : Silver Inn
DAY 06: BAJAWA – ENDE – MONI.
Breakfast at hotel, check out and drive to visit the morning market of Bajawa then visit Ngada village in Langa and Bena which are beautifully located at the slope of volcanoes. Drive then to Boawae - a village belongs to Nagekeo ethnic which is guarded by an ever smoking volcano of Ebulobo. Proceed afterwards to Ende with another stop at Penggajawa beach - where people collecting blue pebbles for interinsular trading. Upon arrival in Ende visit the Exile House of Mr Sukarno - the world famous Indonesian Founding Father. Lunch in Ende. Afternoon visit Wolotopo, a typical coastal settlement of Lio ethnic with animistic shrine and Ikat weaving. Drive then towards Nuabosi until reach the vantage point to enjoy an aerial view of Ende town which is fortified with volcanoes and beautifully located in the south coast of Flores. Afterward, drive to Moni for your accommodation.
Accommodation : Kelimutu Ecolodge
DAY 07: MONI - KELIMUTU – MAUMERE TOUR
Early morning drive up to the three colored lake of Kelimutu, one of the Indonesia's most mysterious and dramatic sights. The three lakes, set in deep craters at a height of 1,600m.Down to Moni for breakfast, then continue to Maumere with stop at Lio hill tribes of Jopu and Ranggase, offers fine Ikat weaving, then the village of Wolowaru. Last stop will be at Paga beach. Lunch at local restaurant. Overnight in Maumere.
Accommodation : SeaWorld Club (3*) or Capa Maumere Hotel (4*)
DAY 08: MAUMERE – DENPASAR.
Breakfast at hotel. At appropriate time, transfer to the airport and fly to Bali. End of your Komodo Flores Tour.