FLORES –KOMODO ECO TOUR
Flores is not just about Komodo Dragon. There are so many to experience here. So this tour will take you to see some other interesting places and experience the real Flores life and mingle with its people to know more about their culture. As the condition of Flores, it takes long drive and also involves trekking, that you will need to prepare for stamina. Smile with locals when you have eye contact. Especially in Wae Rebo hamlet.
Day 1: Arrival Ende/Maumere- Moni (Dinner)
Upon arrival in Ende/Maumere, you will be welcomed by tour guide carrying name board. Afterwards drive to Moni, located about 3 hours drive. Check in Estevania Lodge in Moni. Free Program.
Day 2: Kelimutu Tour – Riung (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Depart at 04.00 from your hotel to Kelimutu, walk about 30 minutes to Kelimutu Lake, to see this famous 3 colorful lakes. About 07.00 return to hotel and breakfast. Check out and drive about 5 hours to Riung. Check in Pondok SDV Riung or similar.
Day 3: Riung Tour- Bajawa (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Depart at 07.00 from homestay and sail to Ontoloe Island and Rutong island for snorkeling and swimming. Lunch is prepared on board, sail back to Riung and drive to Bajawa. Visit Menggeruda Hotspring. Check in Vila Silverin Hotel or Similar.
Day 4: Bajawa- Tololela Vilage – Dintor (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Morning drive to passing Mt Inerie to Tololela Traditional Hamlet and trekking to the village. Proceed to visit hotspring and drive to Dintor. Check in Wae Rebo Ecolodge.
Day 5: Dintor- Waerebo (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Morning after breakfast then check out. Drive via villages and walk from Denge to Wae Rebo Hamlet, it takes about 3-4 hours walk. Arrival in Wae Rebo hamlet, you will be accepted by locals with ritual. And then stay overnight at Niang, traditional house of Wae Rebo. After noon you will be taken to join Coffee and Village Tour accompanied by local guide.
Day 6: Wae Rebo – Tado Village (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Morning about 06.00 walk to view point and take picture of Wae Rebo view in the morning. Afterwards breakfast at Niang and descend to Dintor. Transit for refresh and Lunch served at Wae Rebo Eco Lodge in Dintor. Drive to Tado Village. Check in homestay at Tado Village.
Day 7: Tado Village Tour – Labuan Bajo (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
About 6.00 drive to local peak of Golowesa accompanied by local guide. On the way you will be explained about some plants for traditional medicine you will stop at the top and have local snack and enjoy view of ancestral sipderweb ricefield or known as Lingko. Return to homestay, breakfast and check out. Drive to Cunca Wulang Waterfall. Enjoy swimming and jumping at the waterfall. Lunch served at the waterfall. Afterwards drive to Labuan Bajo. Check in Luwansa Hotel or Similar.
Day 8: Labuan Bajo- Komodo Island- Rinca Island (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Depart from hotel after breakfast then sail about 3 hours to Komodo Island. Trek about 1,5 hours passing some interesting spot such as waterhole. You will climb until Sulphurea Hill. Return to the boat and then sail to Pink Beach to snorkel and swimming. Sail to Rinca Island and overnight onboard.
Day 9: Rinca Island- Kelor Island- Labuan bajo (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast start trekking from Loh Buaya of Rinca Island. Along the way you can see Komodo Dragon, deers, some other wildlife. Returnt to boat and sail to Kenawa Island for snorkeling and swimming activities. Sail back to Labuan Bajo. Check in Luwansa Hotel.
Day 10: Labuan Bajo-Denpasar, Bali (Breakfast)
Morning free program until we drop you to airport. See You!
-Transportations with gasoline and experienced drive included
-Accommodations as programmed
-Donation and Entrance tickets and activities as programmed
-English Speaking Guide and local guide and porter when necessary
-Mineral Water during tour
-Meals as programmed
-Tipping (porter, guide)
What to prepare:
-Personal Medicine (if any)
-To support ecotourism in Flores island, please read dos and don’ts displayed in the area, this will help to conserve the nature and culture.