On arrival at Maumere with your flight, you will meet our guide and visit Ikat Weaving Studio, Koka Beach and then directly escorted to Moni village for one night stay. Lunch will be provided in Ikat Weaving Studio in Maumere & dinner is included at Kelimutu Eco Lodge Restaurant. Welcome to Flores Island.
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 in the sea garden, we’ll get to the hotel.
Accommodation: Pondok SVD-Riung/similar
Breakfast at your hotel in the morning. At 07.00 AM after checking out from the hotel we start our tour heading to Bajawa. We’ll stop at Mengeruda hot spring. The spring water is believed to have curative effect for those suffering from skin conditions. After lunch, we’ll continue our trip by heading to Bena Village. We will explore the traditional ways of the Bajawa tribes. The Bajawa tribes preserve their ancestral spirits belief and way of life, which can be seen in their “Ngadhu” and “Bhaga”, a conical thatched roof hut which symbolized their Male and Female ancestral spirits. After a visit at Bena, we’ll continue our trip to Aimere to see the traditional distillation of Flores local alcohol, on the way we can stop at the slope of Inerie an active volcano for some pictures. From Aimere, we’ll go to Ruteng. Ruteng has a breathtaking mountain and beautiful panoramic landscape views. Stay overnight at Ruteng and dinner will be provided in a local restaurant.
Accommodation: Spring Hill Bungalow-Ruteng/similar
After breakfast, we start the day with Ruteng city tours and visit Cara village in Cancar sub-district to see the eye- catching spider web-shaped of Lingko (Rice field). Continue the tour to Lembor to have lunch there then to Labuan Bajo to stay overnight. We will also visit Waringin Hill to see the Labuan Bajo port and around. Dinner provided in Kampung Ujung Culinary Center.
Accommodation: La Prima Hotel-Labuan Bajo/similar
Breakfast at your hotel in the morning. Leave at 08:00 am from Labuan Bajo Port, directly heading to Kelor Island for snorkeling & trekking. Spend an hour up to two hours on each island to enjoy the beautiful coral reefs and many varieties of fish, if you are lucky you might get to see Manta, stingrays. Next stop is Rinca Island. We’ll see the dragons and trailing the National Park to the top of the hill for a good view. Lunch & Dinner are included at our boat. The boat will be parked at Papagarang Island and we will stay on the boat. At 05.30 PM, we will see the Kalong (Bat) attraction.
Accommodation: Live on Board with private boat
Leave early morning from Papagarang Island, directly heading to Padar Island. Enjoy your breakfast cooked by our onboard chef before leaving for Padar Island for trekking. We’ll continue our trip to Pink Beach for snorkeling. Spend an hour up to two hours on each island to enjoy the beautiful coral reefs and many varieties of fish, if you are lucky you might get to see stingrays, turtles, and school of dolphins. After morning snorkeling we’ll sail to Labuan Bajo Port. Afterward, we’ll directly go to Komodo Airport for your flight to your next destination. Lunch is included on board the boat before you leave the boat. Thanks for your visit to Flores Island & Komodo National Park. See you next time.