Komodo & Flores Adventure Tour

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Komodo & Flores Adventure Tour

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Duration : 8 Days / 7 Nights
Starts / Ends : Bali
01 DENPASAR – LABUAN BAJO – KOMODO
Upon arrival transfer to the harbor to board on the wooden boat to cross to Komodo island. Lunch will be provided on board. Overnight on board in Komodo area or at Ranger’s house.
Day 02 KOMODO – LABUAN BAJO – RUTENG
Early breakfast on board, start your trekking, walking through the typical dry forest to explore the Komodo dragon, island itself, wild animals and various species of tropical birds. You are sometime see wild buffalo, deer and boar. A local ranger will lead you to enter this nature preservation. Return to boat and sail back to Labuan Bajo. Lunch will be provided on board. Upon arrival in Labuan Bajo drive directly to Ruteng. En route visit Cara where one can witness Lingko – the spider web shaped rice fields. Dinner and overnight at hotel
Day 03 RUTENG – BAJAWA
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. Drive afterwards to Bajawa with beautiful panoramic views. The first stop will be at Ranamese – a crater lake with cloud forest. Lunch in Bajawa. Afternoon visit Wogo one of the big traditional village of Ngadha ethnic. Overnight at Wisma Kembang or similar.
Day 04 BAJAWA – RIUNG
After breakfast, excursion to Bena passing through huge and gigantic bamboo plantation, and take short walks in the vicinity. Arrive in Bena, see traditional houses and megalithic tombs, learn the meaning of Ngadhu and Bhaga symbolizing male and female of ancestral spirit. Back to Bajawa, lunch. Drive to Soa en route stop in Naru a village with huge megalithic monuments, arrive in Soa visit Mengeruda a hot water spring to dip in for relaxation. Proceed then to Riung. Dinner and overnight at Pondok SVD.
Day 05 RIUNG
There is Nature Conservation Park in Riung mainly to protect the under water ecosystem. Take your chance to explore the small islets off shore – known for the beautiful coral garden with white sand beaches. There is also an island with unspoiled mangrove forests inhabited by thousands of huge fruit eating bats. Take your whole day program to explore and enjoy the Park. Picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight at Pondok SVD.
Day 06 RIUNG – ENDE – MONI
Morning drive to Ende, It is worth to stop at Penggajawa Beach where locals collect blue pebbles for interinsuler trading. Lunch in Ende. Afternoon drive towards Nuabosi until reach the vantage point to enjoy an aerial view of Ende town which fortified with volcanoes beautifully located in south coast of Flores. Proceed then to Wolotopo, a typical coastal settlement of Lio ethnic with animistic shrine and Ikat weaving. Late afternoon drive to Moni with beautiful panoramic views. Dinner and overnight in Moni.
Day 07 MONI – KELIMUTU – MAUMERE
Early morning drive up to the three colored lake of Kelimutu, one of the Indonesia’s most mysterious and dramatic sights. The three lakes, set in deep craters at a height of 1,600m.Down to Moni for breakfast, then continue to Maumere with stop at Lio hill tribes of Jopu and Ranggase, offers fine Ikat weaving, then the village of Wolowaru. Lunch is provided.
Day 08 MAUMERE – NEXT DESTINATION
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport.

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