Flores Komodo Tour 11 Days

Start  / End : Maumere / Labuan Bajo Airport

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If you would like to experience Komodo Flores, you can start the  trip from Labuan bajo Airport or Maumere Airport ( The price is same ). BUT we suggest to start Flores Komodo trip from Maumere where firstly you will experience the adventure, local culture and magnificent landscape.  And finally ended in Labuan Bajo for exploring Komodo Islands and relaxing while boating trip and great experience of snorkeling at world class spot.

DAY

01

ARRIVAL MAUMERE – MONI (B)

Transfer to airport for flight to Maumere. Upon arrival meeting service and followed with a transfer to Moni. Visit the villages of Wolowaru, then Lio hill-tribes of Jopu and Ranggase; offers fine “Ikat” weaving

Accommodation Plan    : Kelimutu Eco Lodge or similar

DAY

02

MONI – KELIMUTU – RIUNG (B)

Departure at dawn (4.30 a.m.) for Kelimutu volcano and its colourful acidic lakes.

After one hour drive, you will hike for 30 min before reaching the viewpoint over the triple crater. From turquoise green to brownish red and deep black, each lake is the repository of the souls of the dead, and it is breathtaking when the sun shines upon the whole crater. Back to your hotel, then departure for Riung, with a stop at Nduaria (fruit market) and Detusoko to enjoy the picturesque region. Then you will stop at Pengganjawa Beach with its blue pebbles shores, where you will be able to swim and meet the pebble pickers and the fishermen. Arrival at Riung at the end of the day. Overnight in Riung.

Accommodation Plan    : Nirvana Bungalow or similar

DAY

03

17 ISLANDS TRIP (B)

Here, you will enter Marine Centre Area. To be survive the 17th Islands with the rich of Islands creature, all about, while sandy beach, which ; clean, un pollution, quiet, nice coral, and the Beautiful panoramic of mangrove with thousands of bats hanging on the leaf (trees), look like friendly, and it’s really amazing and perfect full. in this tour, snorkeling equipment are included, also the wooden boat for a day. Late afternoon, sail return to Riung main land then transfer back to your hotel

Accommodation Plan    : Nirvana Bungalow or similar

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DAY

04

RIUNG – BAJAWA (B)

Transfer to Bajawa by stop at Soa to visit Mengeruda a hot water spring to dip in for relaxation, Naru a village with huge megalithic monuments, and Bena, see traditional houses and megalithic tombs, learn the meaning of Ngadhu and Bhaga symbolizing male and female of ancestral spirit.

Accommodation Plan    : Manulalu Bajawa or similar

DAY

05

BAJAWA – RUTENG (B)

Bajawa is located in the heart of Ngadha ethnic civilization, which is known for the megalithic cultures. There are traditional villages furnished with stone monuments, ancestor worship shrines and Adat Houses. The hamlets are beautifully settled in the volcanic mountainous area. The most beautiful ones are Bena and Gurusina. Visit those villages and in the afternoon drive to Ruteng. It is another beautiful driving day; you will pass the villages and rain forest. stops will be made at Aimere village see "arak" distillation and fresh palm juice tapping and at "Ranamese" the rainforest lake

Accommodation Plan    : Pondok Susteran Ruteng or similar (no website available)

DAY

06

RUTENG – DENGE (B,D)

Early in the morning after breakfast drive to Iteng, on the way can do trekking in Golo Lusang, a long the road, also at rice field near Iteng,  drive a long south costal to Dintor, then drive up to Denge. (some stops are possible en route). Dinner and overnight at Family house in Denge.

Accommodation Plan    : Local House Denge or similar (no website available)

DAY

07

DENGE – WAEREBO (B,L, D)

After light breakfast, start your 4 hours tracking to Wae Rebo village. Wae Rebo is an old Manggaraian village, situated in pleasant, isolated mountain scenery. The village offers visitors a unique opportunity to see authentic Manggarai housing and to experience the everyday life of the local community. All are traditional houses, with really high roofs and they are on 5 levels - the top four are mainly used for storage and all the living areas are on the bottom. Sleeping mattresses will be provided. Dinner and overnight will be at the local villager’s house.

Accommodation Plan    : Local House Waerebo or similar (no website available)

DAY

08

WAEREBO – DENGE – MELO – LABUAN BAJO (B)

Breakfast, then  trek down  to Denge village. Drive to Melo Village to watch Traditional Caci dance. Caci Dance is a ritual whip fight, is a major element of Manggarai cultural identity. Being a unique and aesthetic delight for spectators, caci performances are an attraction to foreign as well as domestic visitors of Manggarai. Caci is played out by two male adversaries, with one of them usually coming from another village to compete. Spectators support their favorite party by cheerfully shouting out their encouragement, making it a very lively event. Afterward drive to Labuan Bajo for overnight.

Accommodation Plan    : Bintang Flores or similar

DAY

09

LABUAN BAJO – KELOR ISLAND – RINCA ISLAND - KALONG ISLAND (B,L,D)

Morning pick up by guide team then transfer to the harbour to board on your boat and cruise to Rinca Island for about 1.5 hours away. Lunch will be served on boat. Rinca is one of the small islands in the Komodo National Park, home of various species of wild animals such as black buffalos, pigs, deer, monkeys, the Komodo Dragon, and birds. Together with your guide and the forestry rangers, you will trekking on this island in searching for the komodo Islands and other wildlife as well as the exotic fauna. From Rinca Island we will then proceed boating to Kalong Island, a small island covered by the mangrove trees surround the island and is the ideal habitat for the bats (flying foxes). In the late afternoon you will enjoy spectacular view when thousand of bats flying out from the island in searching for food. Adventurous, healthy and fresh dinner will be prepared for you before you sleep on boat.
Accommodation Plan    : Local Wooden Boat  ( Choose Boat Types )

DAY

10

ON BOARD – RINCA ISLAND - KOMODO ISLAND – PINK BEACH – KANAWA ISLAND – ON BOARD  (B,L,D)

After breakfast, we sail to Loh Liang Station on Komodo Island, where we will do an hour trekking to Banugulung, former feeding ground to see Komodo in wild. During our way to Banugulung you will see other wildlifes such as wild pigs, deers and various colourful birds. Return to our boat for lunch then a journey to famous 'Pink Beach' that offers a beautiful marine life of corals and colorful fish. After spending some time here for snorkeling, Back to the boat for sailing to Kanawa Island, dinner and overnight on board.

Accommodation Plan    : Local Wooden Boat  ( Choose Boat Types )

DAY

11

KANAWA ISLAND - LABUAN BAJO – DEPARTURE (B)

After breakfast Morning snorkeling at Kanawa Island, then proceed to Labuan Bajo. disembark from the boat. Then transfer to airport for your flight to next destination.

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