On arrival at Maumere, you will meet our guide and visit Ikat Weaving Studio in Maumere, Koka Beach and then directly escorted to Moni village for a 1-night stay. Lunch will be provided at Lepo Lorun Ikat Weaving Studio & dinner is at Kelimutu Eco Lodge Restaurant. Welcome to Flores Island. We will start the tour from Maumere town to Riung – 17 Islands.
Accommodation: Kelimutu Eco Lodge-Moni/similar
At 04.00 AM, we’ll drive up to Kelimutu Volcano to enjoy the beauty of three colored lakes. On the way to Kelimutu Lake, you can see the beauty of numerous wonderful flora and fauna such as Casuarina tree, Rosewood, Edelweiss, Porcupine, Wild Boar, and "Gerugiwa" birds that rarely seen elsewhere. You will have breakfast and check out of the hotel, then continue our trip to Ende town & Riung for overnight in Riung. In Ende town, we will stop at the Bung Karno- The First President of the Republic of Indonesia Museum an extradition house during his years of exile in Ende. Ending the day with a visit to Penggajawa beach, the beach has plenty of spectacular blue stones. After check in at a hotel in Riung, our guide will escort you to the local restaurant for dinner.
Accommodation: Pondok SVD-Riung/similar
We'll start the trip at 07.00 AM to Riung harbor to start our “Seventeen Island” tour. The “Seventeen Island” Sea garden in Riung is known for its magnificent coral gardens. The blue waters envelop clusters of paradisiacal atolls provides quiet and peaceful surroundings for a multitude of colorful fish. There are 24 islands in total, with plenty of idyllic white sand beaches for swimming, and a multitude of coral species and sea creatures waiting to be explored. After spending a memorable time at the sea garden, we’ll continue our trip back to Ende.
Accommodation: Grand Wisata Hotel-Ende/similar
After breakfast, we will check out of the hotel and drive to one of the best restaurants in Ende Town for lunch. After lunch, we’ll head to Hasan Aroeboesman Airport for your flight to your next destination. Thanks for your visit to Flores Island. See you next time.