Exotic Flores Komodo - F7

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Exotic Flores Komodo - F7

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Length of trip:

8 days

Approximate price of this trip per person:

from $ 1121

Best travel dates to go:

Any time.


Detailed Description of this trip:

During this 8 Days Exotic Flores Komodo Tour, you will enjoy sightseeing and many activities in Maumere, Moni, Kelimutu, Ende, Riung, Bajawa, Ruteng, Labuan Bajo, Rinca, Komodo and Bima.



Trip Itinerary:

  • Day 1 - Maumere

    Arrival Maumere.
    Sightseeing

    Your afternoon program is visiting Watublapi, a hamlet about 18 km south east of Maumere locally known for it’s fertile land and rich in exotic tropical plants and fruits.

    Food and Dining

    You will be entertained with dances and folk songs accompanied with local dishes and drinks.

    Arts, Crafts and Antiques

    There is chance for you to comprehend more about Ikat Weaving - the well-known tie-dyeing weaving technique. The Ikat are both as cultural and economical products since the women in the village earn their living from selling the Ikat.

  • Day 2 - Maumere

    Maumere - Moni.
    Sightseeing

    There are places around the town worth to be visited, such as Maumere market, Wuring -the fisherman village with houses built on stilts and Ledalero Museum.

    Food and Dining

    Lunch will be provided en route.

    Sightseeing

    During the day you will experience the dramatic change in both nature pattern and ethnicity. In the afternoon you will find yourself in the Lio ethnic’s environment. Pay a visit to their villages (Lisedetu and Ranggase) and try to understand the locals daily life or just have a closer look at their architecture.

  • Day 3 - Ende

    Moni - Kelimutu - Ende - Riung.
    Sightseeing

    It is worth to experience the sunrise at Kelimutu - the three colored crater lakes. You will begin your day early in the morning (start at abt 4.00 o’clock). Once you arrive in Kelimutu you will find yourself surrounded by a landscape that far exceeds any picture you have ever seen, or any story you have ever heard about.

    Sightseeing

    After admiring the nature wonder drive to Ende you will pass ravines and villages. There are chances photo stops, such as at Nduaria Fruit market.

    Sightseeing

    Arrive in Ende drive directly to Wolotopo - the coastal Lio ethnic’s village beautifully located furnished with shrine and megalithic monuments.

    Food and Dining

    Lunch in Ende.

    Beach

    Afternoon drive to Riung. En route stop at Penggajawa - the blue gravel beach.

  • Day 4 - Bajawa

    Riung - Bajawa.
    Sightseeing

    There is a Nature Conservation Park in Riung mainly in place to protect the under water ecosystem. Take some time to explore the small isles off shore - known for the beautiful coral gardens with white sand beach. There is an island with unspoiled mangrove forests inhabited by thousands of huge fruit eating bats.

    Sightseeing

    Afternoon drive to Bajawa, en route visit some megalithic village in Soa area.

  • Day 5 - Ruteng

    Bajawa - Ruteng.
    Sightseeing

    Bajawa is located in the heart of Ngadha ethnic civilization, which is known for the megalithic cultures. There are traditional villages furnished with stone monuments, ancestor worship shrines and Adat Houses. The hamlets are beautifully settled in the volcanic mountainous area. The most beautiful ones are Wogo and Bena.

    Sightseeing

    Visit those villages and in the afternoon drive to Ruteng. It is another beautiful driving day; you will pass the villages and rain forest. To stretch your legs stop at Ranamese Lake and follow the trail in the cloud forest

  • Day 6 - Labuan Bajo

    Ruteng - Labuan Bajo - Rinca.
    Sightseeing

    Ruteng is a small town in the backbone of Flores and neighbor to the Ruteng Nature Conservation Park - the home of Ngkiong - the endemic singing birds. It is worth to visit the Park early in the morning to attend the nature’s concert of singing birds (if no rain and strong wind). A volcano recently popped up in the park. Take some time to have a closer look into it.

    Sightseeing

    En route to Labuan Bajo stop at Cara village in Cancar area to see the unexposed world wonder - the Lingko - the spider web shaped rice fields. It is probably the only such a rice field ever exists on earth.

    Food and Dining

    Lunch in Labuan Bajo.

    Sailing

    Afternoon sail to Rinca.

    Hiking

    Upon arrival start treking to trace the dragons.

    Bed & Breakfast

    Overnight at the Ranger’s House or on board.

  • Day 7 - Bima

    Rinca - Komodo - Bima.
    Sailing

    Early morning sail to Komodo.

    Hiking

    Upon arrival, start trekking to the former feeding ground to trace the dragons on the island and then sail to Sape with lunch on-board.

    Private Car Service

    Upon arrival at the harbour, transfer to Bima.

    Hotel

    Dinner and overnight at hotel.

  • Day 8 - Bima

    Bima - Next Destination.
    Sightseeing

    En route to the airport take a short sightseeing and visit Morning market of Bima, Museum and Harbor.

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