Culture Tour

FLORES KOMODO CULTURE TOUR 9D/8N = Start from east to west of Flores island

DAY 01: Bali - Maumere - Moni = Floresare hotel with hot water or similar

Upon arrival at Frans Seda Airpor Maumeret, meeting service with our guide then drive to Moni a small village lies on the slope of Kelimutu Lake. Some stops will be made at Jopu, a traditional house of Ende lioness tribe with unique construction interior and exterior. Drive up to Moni village for you accommodation. Dinner will be served at your hotel.

DAY 02: Moni - Kelimutu - Riung = Pondok SVD hotel with AC or similar

Early morning drive up to the top of Kelimutu Lake, to see wonderful three colored lake. If the weather permitted, you will see sunrise from top of mountain. Drive down to Moni for getting breakfast. After breakfast drive to Riung will stop at Nanga Penda beach to see blue stones along 5 km away. Continue to Mbay, to see rice field irrigation and get lunch here. After lunch drive to Riung will some stop according to local happenings. Arrive at Riung village direct check in at your preference hotel. Dinner will be served at local restaurant.

DAY 03: Riung - Seventeen Island - Bajawa = Silverin hotel with hot water or similar

After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to harbor for boating to sea side of the main land to see flying Foxes are hanging on mangrove trees as their home. Continue to Kotong Island to get snorkeling, swimming, or sun bathing on the clear water with wonderful and colorful corals and fishes. Back to boat for boating back to Riung, then drive to your hotel. After, drive to Soa hot spring water for your bathing and therapy of skin to protect from disease. Drive to Bajawa for your hotel. Dinner will be served at local restaurant.

DAY 04: Bajawa - Bena - Ruteng = MBC hotel with hot water or similar

Get breakfast at your hotel then drive to south part of Bajawa town to see Bena the biggest traditional house in Flores Island with their megalithic stones and hand weaving. Drive back to Bajawa then to Aimere district. This is the place where local people are making local alcoholic drinking called ARAK by local language. Continue drive to Ruteng, on the way will stop at Ranamese, to see lake located on slope of mountain with cool weather. Arrive in Ruteng direct check in at your hotel. Lunch will be served at local restaurant. After lunch drive to Ruteng Pu’u to see traditional house of Manggaraian with their megalithic stones in middle of village and altar. Drive back to hotel relax and wait for dinner time.

DAY 05 : Ruteng - Todo - Wae Rebo = Stay at traditional house with local community

After breakfast at hotel then drive to Todo village to see traditional house and megalith yard stones. Here is the place in the world that can find drum was made from girl skin at the kingdom era. Normally the drum can be seen when local people are processing ceremony. Continue drive to Denge village to get lunch with local foods service.

After lunch you will start to trek to high land to get Wae Rebo village and primitive life about 3 – 4 hours with local trail or path way. Some stop will be made according to natural happenings on the way such as; birds singings, monkey or amazing nature’s voice. Arrive at Wae Rebo village you will be welcomed by local people who live in primitive life. Take picture to their smiles and honesty life whiles give your hand for greetings to them. Spend all you time to stay with them till dinner time and enjoy cool weather on 1000 meters above sea level. Accommodation and dinner will be served with local community. Enjoy great dinner with their traditional foods that they will serve you.

DAY 06 : Wae Rebo - Lembor - Labuan Bajo = Stay at Four stars Hotel

In the morning after breakfast spend again your time with local people before walking down to Denge village. Arrive at Denge village drive to Lembor district to see biggest rice field irrigation in our province. After taking lunch and enjoy the rice field view continue to Labuan Bajo for your accommodation and dinner.

DAY 07 : Labuan Bajo - Rinca Island - Pink Beach - Kalong Island = Stay on cabin boat

Pick up at your hotel then drive you to harbor for boating 2 hours to Rinca Island. Arrive at Rinca Island you will register to Komodo National Park office for your entry permit to do activities around the area. After check in you will start to trek 5 km or more depending on your request during check in time. Trekking or walking will be handled by ranger from Komodo national park to secure your trip from Komodo Dragons and wild life. After trekking go back to for boating to Pink beach for snorkeling, swimming or sun bathing in clear water with wonderful and colorful fishes. Late afternoon you will go to Kalong Island for anchorage. Lunch, Dinner and accommodation will be prepared on the boat.

DAY 08 : Komodo - Manta Point - Labuan Bajo = Stay at Four stars Hotel

After breakfast on the boat you will go to Komodo Island. Arrive at Komodo Island you will register to Komodo National Park office for your entry permit. After check in you will start to trek to see Komodo Dragons and wild life around the area. After trek depart to Manta point for snorkeling or swimming with wonderful and colorful of fishes. If you are lucky will see Manta Rays hanging on the surface of water or they will go snorkeling with you on strong current. Lunch will be provided ob boat. Afternoon you will go back to Labuan Bajo. Arrive at harbor drive you to hotel for your accommodation.

DAY 09 : Labuan Bajo - Bali

After breakfast visit local market and Batu Cermin cave to see stalactites and stalagmites. Continue to airport for you flight to Denpasar-Bali.