10D/9N FLORES and KOMODO overnight On Board
D1: IN – Maumere Upon arrival at Maumere on the island of Flores you will be welcomed by our local guide. Transfer in to Wailiti or Sea World Club for overnight. D2: Maumere – Moni (B) +/- 100 km After Breakfast visit Ledalero Museum. In this small museum you will see a collection of archelogical discovers, woven Ikats and precious stones. Onwards, visit Sikka for its old church from 1899 and Ikat weaving process. Lunch and a moment of relax at Paga Beach. Before arrive Moni a visit Traditional village of Wolowaru. Stay overnight in Moni. D3: Moni – Riung (B) 180 km Early morning wake for departure to the Kelimutu volcano to catch the sunrise. Kelimutu means Mountain of the Spirits. Known for its famous 3 color lakes which often change the colors. It’s the dissolved minerals that give the different colors. Breakfast time after return to the hotel.. Continue through beautiful landscape via Ende to Riung. This trip will take you from the south coast, with stop at green stone beach Pengga Jawa, to the dryer north coast of Flores. The last part of the road is still in a poor state. Overnight in Riung. D4: 17 islands (B,L) Today a boat trip to the National Park 17 islands near Riung. Here a great variety of fish and coral can be seen. Snorkels are included in the tour.But the first stop is at the hundreds of Flying Foxes that hang in the mangrove forests near the coast. Lunch at one of the remote islands. On return to Riung rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Pondok SVD D5: 17 islands (B,L) Today a boat trip to the National Park 17 islands near Riung. Here a great variety of fish and coral can be seen. Snorkels are included in the tour.But the first stop is at the hundreds of Flying Foxes that hang in the mangrove forests near the coast. Lunch at one of the remote islands. On return to Riung rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at Pondok SVD D6: Riung – Bajawa (B) 72 km In the morning departure for Bajawa. En route visit Soa hotspring where the hot water boils to the surface. You can take a bath if you like. In the afternoon visit Wogo a traditional village. Overnight in Bajawa D7: Bajawa – Ruteng (B) 133 km In the morning a visit to the traditional village of Bena. Besides still in tact with the megalith stones and the old houses, this village has beautiful location with views of Mount Inerie. In the afternoon depart for Ruteng. On the way visit Lake Rana Mese and Ruteng Puu to see the traditional house of Manggarai ethnick. Overnight in Ruteng. D8: Ruteng - Labuan Bajo – Rinca (B,L,D) 137 km Morning drive to Labuan Bajo. En route visit spiderweb ricefields at Cancar. On arrival at Labuan Bajo, direct transfer to the boat. Here boarding to cross to the famous Rinca island. Lunch on board. After 2 ½ hour sailing we reach Loh Buaya. Led by a local ranger for trekking through forest and savanna. Komodo Dragons are often spotted on the way. From the highest point on this hike a beautiful panorama of the surrounding island. Dinner and overnight* on Board D9: Komodo Island & Pink Beach - Labuan Bajo Early breakfast on board and departure for Komodo island for another trekking. Back to the boat and sail to Pink Beach . Here you’ll discover the richness of its underwater world (snorkels and fins are provided). Return to Labuan Bajo will take around 4 hours. Overnight at a hotel in Labuan Bajo. Day 10: Check Out After breakfast, stay at hotel while waiting for the transfer. If time is possible, you’ll visit Batu Cermin, the mirror cave. INCLUDES AND EXCLUDES PRICE INCLUDES: Transfers and tours as per the itinerary, Full board meals to Komodo, Entrance fees, porters, Private boat charter to Komodo/ Rinca, Snorkeling gears, Coffee/Tea and water, English speaking guide, camera (not the handy cam). PRICE EXCLUDES: Flight tickets, Flores trip meals, Personal expenditure such as laundry, phone calls, tipping, airport taxes, soft drinks and alcoholic drinks, camera fee, snorkeling fee at Komodo, etc.
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