On arrival at Waioti Airport of Maumere, met by our local tour guide and then travel up to Moni, about 4 hours drive with stop may be included en-route according to local happening. Stay overnight at FLORES SARE HOTEL in Moni. Dinner will be provided. (D)
Wake-up call and early breakfast at hotel for early departure to see Kelimutu, the three colored lakes (depart ideally at 05.30 AM). On arrival at the lower slope of Kelimutu, little trek and then hike about a hundred steps take you to the top to view Kelimutu’s green, blue and black lakes. A Dutch Geologist discovered Kelimutu in 1914; at the time the lakes colour were red, blue and white but have continuously changed naturally. Learn also from your guide about the local belief toward these lakes. Later, descend and continue drive to Bajawa with some stops to see traditional village of the local tribes. Arrival in Bajawa, check-in at Hotel Bintang Wisata. Afternoon is spent visiting Boloji or Warusoba traditional village for the local traditional performances which followed by “Suling” – cluster of Bamboo flute performance. Return to hotel for overnight with dinner. (B, L, D)
Morning after breakfast departs for visiting some Bajawaness traditional villages for megalithic remains, people’s way of life and their belief. Photo stops can be made en-route for mountain scenery. Drive back to hotel for lunch before continuing travel to Ruteng. On the way stop to see Ranamase Lake and enjoy fine view of the active Mt. Irene. Overnight at hotel in Ruteng with dinner. (B, L, D)
Travel further to Labuhan Bajo at the western tip of Flores island, with some stops enroute to see Manggaraisse traditional village, learn about their settlement and see the local on their daily life. Included also stop at Lembor and Cancar for spider-web like rice fields. Other visits will be according to local happening. Stay overnight at hotel in Labuhan Bajo with dinner. (B, L, D)
Early breakfast at hotel then depart for touring Komodo Island; is one of the three islands belong to Komodo National Park, about 3 hours boat ride (motorized wooden boat) through many small islands with exotic contours. The boat anchors at the calm bay of Komodo island, then arrange the permit for exploring the park. After getting the permit escorted by a park ranger exploring the park to search Komodo in the wild. Don’t get too close, keep a safe distance and listen to your tour guide. Later, return to the boat for onward trip to Pink Beach for world class snorkelling experiences. Lunch is served onboard the boat. A visit to Mesa island may be included before riding back to Labuhan Bajo, if time allows for people of life in this tiny island. Overnight at Labuhan Bajo with dinner. (B, L, D)
Komodo National Park consists of three islands, Komodo island, Rinca island and Padar island. Most people visiting Komodo island, but later more and more people also visiting Rinca which is more close to Labuhan Bajo. Rinca offers as great chance as Komodo island for Komodo seeing. For tour to Rinca, we can not include snorkelling at the Pink beach but instead we can bring you to Bidadari island for snorkelling (B, L, D)
After breakfast have a peek to a local traditional market before proceeding to Batu Cermin cave for various form of stalactites and stalagmites. Then transfer to the airport for your flight back to Bali (B)
Meals indication (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
Transfer and tours as per itinerary with private AC vehicle, Local English speaking guide or other language on request (subject to availability), Luggage handling, Any available admissions/ donations at places of interest mentioned, Parking fees, Meals on full-board basis (5x breakfast, 5x lunch and 5x dinner), Overnight based on 1Night at Flores Sare Resort in Moni + 1Night at Bintang Wisata Hotel in Bajawa + 1Night at Dahlia Hotel in Ruteng + 2Nights at Bajo Eco Lodge in Labuhan Bajo, Current prevailing govt. tax and service charge, Local insurance coverage
Air ticket and airport departure tax, Beverages and other meals, Tour guide tipping, All your personal expenses and things that are not indicated above.
Note: Approximate current fare for Denpasar – Maumere : USD 135.00 net/ person, as for Labuhan Bajo – Denpasar is USD 104.00 net/ person, both include airport departure taxes.