Flores & Komodo Tour (8D/7N)
Explore the beauty of Flores Island, the Island of Portuguese and Spectacular of Komodo Dragon as one of World Heritage site.
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Day 01: Bali – Maumere, Flores Island
Upon arrive in Maumere airport you will picked up by the driver and English speaking guide than transfer you to the Silvia Hotel. In the afternoon during the sunset you will walking in the beach side to view the amazing panorama of Maumere Bay. Dinner will be in hotel’s restaurant.
Day 02: Hotel-Sikka Old Church – Moni
After having breakfast at 8.00 am, you will continue the tour to Wuring Fishing village. This village is totally Muslim village. In 1992, the village hit by the tsunami 8 meters above sea levels and destroy the houses and hundreds people are victims and 20 people were die.
Afterward, you will continue visit the Bikon Blewut museum to see bounds or skeletons of Homo Floresiensis. It excavated by the Japanese in year of 2003. Beside that, you also see some fossils are stored in that museum. Afterward continue visit the old church of Flores island which build up in 1899 by the Jesuit missionary of the Dutch.
You willl continue your trip. Trough the way that around of the way, many flora and fauna and some Flores endemic birds that make you so happy. You will stop at Paga beach to have lunch. After lunch, you continue the to drive Moni town to stop overnight in Bintang Lodge. The tours duration are average 8 hours.
Day 03: Moni- Kelimutu Lake- Riung 17 Islands”
Early in the morning at 04.00 am, you will visit Kelimutu. The three colors lake (green, brown, red; sometimes the colour is changed). Drive takes 1 hour. Tracking from stop point to the impressed point are 30 minutes.
After that, you will drive back to hotel to continue the tour to Ende city. After having breakfast, continue visit the Jopu traditional village of Moni tribe. In Moni, you will see how the old woman weaving the songket/ traditional cloths by hands. Then, you continue the drive to Nduaria traditional market. There you will see the daily transaction of the local people. They sell many spices as like, chili, ginger, turmeric, banana etc.
You will continue trip After that, you’ll visit the Saga traditional village of Lio tribe. You will see the amazing view top of mountain Then, you continue the tour to Ende to have a lunch.
After lunch, you drive to Bung Karno’s house. It is isolate place of Sukarno president during the Dutch colonial 1934 to 1938. After visiting the house, continue visit the blue stone beach in Penga Jawa.
Then, you continue the drive to 17 island and stop in Nagekeo City to have lunch. After having lunch, continue trip to Pondok SVD for stay overnight. Along the way you will see open savanna panorama, and tropical tiny island rise in the middle of ocean. After that check in the hotel to stay overnight in Pondok SVD.
Day 04: Pondok Svd- 17 Island- Bajawa
After breakfast in the morning than drive to port to continue the trip to 17 island. This trip will be done by small wooden boat than cross the sea. First places that visited is Kalong island. At that place you’ll see the thousands hundreds of flying foxes hanging over the mangrove trees. You also see fantastic view because the foxes make noisy.
From hotel to Kalong takes 30 minutes. After that, sail to Ruto island to do snorkel. You will see the beautiful coral and many colorful fishes. Then, sail to Pulau Tiga island to do snorkel also and having lunch. Lunch will be served on the island and make grill fish mix with local spices.
After that continue the trip back to the hotel at Riung. It takes 30 minutes sail. In the afternoon after taking bath, continue the tour to Bajawa for overnight. On the way will stop at Soa hot spring to swim, the drive will take less than 2 hours. Then, transfer in hotel for stay overnight. Dinner will be at local restaurant. Typical tour is semi adventure and duration in average are 8 hours.
Day 05: Hotel Bajawa – Ranamese Lake – Cave Of Homofloriensis -Ruteng City
After having breakfast, continue to the Bena traditional village of Bajawa tribe. At the places, you will see the Baga as asymbol of male and Ngadu as a symbol of the female. You also see the beautiful formation of Bena traditional house. After that continue the drive to Aimere village.
At Aimere villages, you will see the traditional process of making wine by the palm juice. After that, continue to Borong city to have lunch. Then, drive to Ranamese lake to see the amazing panorama of the lake. The lake located in the middle of jungle.
Afterward continue the drive visit liang bua cave to see the skeleton of first man in Flores which only 1 meter tall called” homo Floriensis. That skeleton was found by the Japanese excavated in 2003. Afterwards drive to Ruteng city to stay overnight in MBC hotel or monastery of the Nun. Dinner will be in the restaurant.
Day 06: Ruteng- Labuan Bajo- Rinca Island
After having breakfast, you will continue the trip to the Labuan Bajo. On the way visit Spider web rice field that located in Cancar. Spider web field is symbol of Mangaraian tribe land divide.
After that, you continue drive to Lembor town to see the irrigation system. Then, you will continue the drive to Labuan Bajo to get on the boat visit Rinca island. At the island you will see the giant lizard of komodo dragon. Lunch will be served on the boat.
From Labuan Bajo takes 2 hours sail by cabin wooden boat. Along the way you will see spectacular view of tropical island and many small beautiful islands rise on the sea. If you lucky you will also see the flying fish and the dolphin around the boat.
Upon arrive in Loh Buaya, the name of gate way to Rinca island, you will be welcomed by ranger of national park. The ranger will make short safety briefing about what you do and should not do during the tracking. Then, you will walk to see the komodo dragon and some kinds of wild animals such as long – tailed macaque, timor deers, water buffalo, wild board, orange-footed scrube, flores crow birds.
You have chance to take the pictures of dragon as well than you will tracking more than an hours and half go and back. After that, heading back to the boat for staying overnight in Golo Hilltop Hotel. Dinner will be on the boat.
Day 07: Rinca Island- Pink Beach-Komodo Island- Labuan Bajo
After having breakfast at 07.00 am, you continue sail to Komodo island. At the island you will see komodo dragon. Beside that, you also see some kinds of wild animals, such as; wild board, timor deers , orange-footed scrube fowl which nest on the ground where the nest often used by the female dragon to lay its eggs.
If you lucky you will also see the juvenile dragons which protect their self from mature dragon over the tree. They do that because the female dragons also eat their own juvenile. Trip takes 2 hours to.
Upon arrive in the island, you will be welcomed by the national park ranger. The ranger make short safety talk about what you should do and should not do during the tracking. The tracking will maximum 2 hours in duration and 60 % walking under the shade and 40 % in open savanna. It is very fantastic view surrounding the park as like jurasic park.
After that, you back to the boat to continue the trip to Pink Beach to do snorkel and see the beauty of the beach. Then, you will back to the boat to have a lunch. Afterwards, you continue the trip to Kanawa island. At that island, you will do snorkel very pure sea water and colored fishes under the water. It makes your snorkel enjoyable. Lunch Will be served on the boat.
In the afternoon sail back to Labuan Bajo city for overnight in Luwansa Hotel.
Day 8: Hotel-Batu Cermin Cave-Airport-Bali
After having breakfast around 08.00 am, your driver and guide will pick you than transfer you back to the airport. Before that, you will visit Mirror Cave or Batu Cermin cave to see the stalagmite and stalagtic.
You will enter into the cave as long as 40 meters. You must use flash light. Because, in the cave so dark. You will see the small light radiate into the dark side of cave that make the view very amazing. You will also see the fossil of the turtle, fish fossil and bamboo tree surrounding the cave.
Then you will back to the car to continue to the airport to catch flight back to Denpasar–Bali. Tour is end.
Important Notice: If you book this trip with an agent or wholesaler, please ensure that you are not put on the wrong hand or alternative organizer. Ring our office and make sure that you have the confirmation number from us. Hotline service +62 822 3694 3461 (Rafael) talk to booking department. Price is negotiable.
Minimum 2 Persons
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Small size of luggage.
6 nights in AC hotel
Return Flight Ticket