Day 1: Denpasar-Maumere.
Upon your arrival at Frans Seda airport, you’ll be welcomed by your guide and transfer to Hotel. Enjoy the rest of the day at your hotel.
Day 2: Maumere-Moni
After breakfast a visit to Wuring, the Bajonese fishing village. On the way too Moni you’ll visit Museum Ledalero. Here you can see various collections of ikat weavings from different part of Flores Island, various music instruments, and prehistoric animal’s fossils such as stegodon (massive elephant found in Flores). After Ledalero museum, visit Sikka village, the first colony of Portuguese on this region. Lunch at Paga beach. On the way to Moni, you’ll visit Jopu, the Lionese traditional village. Overnight at Moni.
Day 3: Moni-Kelimutu-Bajawa
Early in the morning you’ll hike the Kelimutu three color lakes. It takes you about an hour to reach the pick. Breakfast after the visit to Kelimutu. On the way to Bajawa you’ll visit the Soekarno’s Museum at Ende and the blue stones at Pengga Jawa. Lunch at Ende. Along the way you’ll see the beautiful Ebulobo’s view. Before Bajawa a visit to Wogo, the Ngadhans traditional houses. Overnight at Bajawa.
Day 4: Bajawa
After breakfast you’ll visit Bena. Here you can see the pairs of Ngadhu and Bhaga in front of this traditional village. Besides, Bena also presents magnificent view to its surrounding such us mount Inerie. After Bena, you’ll drive back to Bajawa and direct to Soa hot spring. On the way you’ll visit Naru village. Come back to the hotel at afternoon time.
Day 5: Bajawa –Ruteng
After your breakfast at hotel, you’ll continue your tour to Ruteng. You’ll stop at Aimere to see “arak” process. Lunch at Borong. On the way to Ruteng a short stop at Rana Mese Lake. Upon your arrival at Ruteng, you’ll visit Ruteng Pu’u. Here you’ll see the Manggaraian traditional house. Before the check in at Hotel, a short visit to the old Cathedral.
Day 6: Ruteng-Labuan Bajo
After your breakfast you’ll continue to Labuan Bajo. On the way you’ll visit the spider web rice field at Cancar. Along the way to Labuan Bajo, you’ll enjoy the beautiful view. Lunch at a restaurant at Labuan Bajo. Overnight at Labuan Bajo.
Day 7: Rinca-Bidadari Island.
Early in the morning after your breakfast at hotel, you’ll visit Rinca Island to see the Komodo dragons. It takes you about 2 hours sailing with the wooden boat. There you’ll accompanied by the local guide in your adventure to see the Komodo dragons and other wild life such as buffalo, deer, monkeys, etc. The ranger will take you around about two hours. After Rinca Island you’ll go to Bidadari Island to do the snorkeling. Here you can witness the richness of the island’s underwater. Lunch will be provided on the boat. In the afternoon come back to the hotel for overnight.
Day 8: Check Out
Breakfast at hotel and stay at hotel while waiting for the transfer to the airport. If time possible, you’ll visit the Mirror Cave, just around Labuan Bajo.
INCLUDES AND EXCLUDES
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).
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.
WHAT TO BRING:
Dress is casual. Clothing should be light, preferably cotton with at least one long sleeved shirt and pants. Bathing suit, thongs or sandals and sneakers or walking boots, lots of film, camera, replacement batteries, and spares. Women please note Indonesia is a mostly Muslim country and custom dictates modesty. Please be well covered on shore excursions. Bring one light sweater or jacket as it can get cool in the highlands. Also bring sun-screen, insect repellent, sunglasses, sunhat, swimmers. Please advise beforehand if you have any special dietary requirements. Beer is available at local rates. Bring also your passport, visa, airline tickets, local currency and or US$ in small denominations.