9D Flores & Komodo Trails
Day 01 : Bali - Maumere
Depart from Bali by Merpati Nusantara Airlines flight to Maumere in Flores Island. Upon arrival at Waioti airport of Maumere, transfer to your hotel. Afternoon city sightseeing will be made afterward. Dinner and Overnight at Sea World Club or similar.
Day 02 : Maumere - Moni
After breakfast at hotel, drive to Moni through a scenic area of Paga, Wolowaru and Jopu Ranggase. Lunch will be served at local restaurant in Wolowaru. Then proceed to Moni to check in at Flores Sare Inn or similar. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.
Day 03 : Moni - Kelimutu - Ropa - Riung
Early morning drive up to Kelimutu, see the three colored lakes. Upon arrival. walk 1,5km to view the spectacular of the Hard Red, light blue and black color of the Kelimutu lake. Down to Moni, proceed to Riung with stop at Ropa for a pure beach and also witness how the locals sells their commodity at the local market. Here you will also find that the barter system still exist. (Specially for the group will stop at Welambasa to wetness the traditional dance performance and also the process of the traditional wedding ceremony in this local village. You will also enjoy lunch with head of the tribes and also able to see the elementary school in the remote area). For the regular Fits program we will served lunch box. Late afternoon drive to Riung via northern part of the island while enjoying the spectacular picturesque area Dinner and overnight at PONDOK SVD or similar
Day 04 : Riung
After breakfast, sail to Pulau Tujuh Belas (Seventeen islands) spreading just a few step from the mainland of Riung in Flores island. This is the nature preservation. Enjoy snorkel in enormous "aquarium" siesta on white sandy beach of Pulau Rutong, take short walks circling the island. Picnic lunch at Rutong beach. Sail to Pulau Kalong, see myrids of bat colony hanging over mangroves tree. Late afternoon return sailing to Riung mainland. Dinner and overnight stay at Pondok SVD Riung.
Day 05 : Riung - Bajawa
After breakfast, again we will make the same itinerary as day 04th visiting the seventeen islands to enjoy the beautiful of underwater exploration on the small islands in the northern of Flores. In the afternoon return to Riung Mainland and proceed to Bajawa. Dinner and overnight stay at Kembang hotel or similar
Day 06 : Bajawa - Bena - Ruteng
After breakfast at hotel, excursion to Bena passing through huge and gigantic bamboo plantation, picture Inerie volcano 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 spirits. Continue the trip with en-route viewing the beauty of Mount Inerie, then Ranames Lake. The process of making palm wine could be seen at Airmere. Lunch en-route. Dinner and overnight at Wisma Dahlia at Ruteng.
Day 07 : Ruteng - Labuan Bajo - Komodo
After an early breakfast, depart for a halfday trek to Mount Ranaka. During the active condition, instead of trekking we will replace the program with visiting local market, Ruteng Pu traditional village, then Cancar and Lembor irrigation area. Lunch en-route. Arrive at Labuan Bajo, direct to the harbor to aboard a wooden boat leaving for Komodo island. In the early evening arrive at Komodo port. Overnight on board.
Day 08 : Komodo - Labuan Bajo
After breakfast, start the exploration of the island by half an hour walk to Banunggulung to see the Komodo dragon, the largest monitor lizards in the world, in their natural habitat. The island is also home to the mound-building megapode bird, the sulfur-crested cockatoo, the noisy friar bird and tropical flora. Return to the harbor for sailing back to Labuan Bajo with lunch on board. Stop at Pink Beach relax, swim, snorkel. In the afternoon sail back to Labuan Bajo. Dinner and overnight at Bajo Eco Lodge.
Day 09 : Labuan Bajo - Denpasar (Bali)
After breakfast, transfer to airport to catch flight leaving for Denpasar Bali.