JOURNEY TO KOMODO & FLORES
EAST NUSA TENGGARA INDONESIA
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PARADISE OF KOMODO ISLAND
East Nusa Tenggara Adventure and Experience tours
THE DRAGON –ADVENTURE, CULTURE – NATURE – TRIBES -EAST NUSA TENGGARA
KOMODO- FLORES -LEMBATA - ALOR –KUPANG
DURATION : 15 Days /14 Nights?
TOTAL PAX : MIN. 6 PAX
Day 01. Denpasar - Labuan Bajo-Rinca Island
On arrival at Komodo Airport in Labuan Bajo west Flores, you will be met by our guide and direct transfer to the pier of Labuan Bajo for Rinca Island. Lunch will be provided on board, it takes about 2 hours to get the island of Komodo Dragon Rinca, start your trekking, walking through the typical dry forest, on the way, you will find not just the Dragons but also many wild animals like, Timor deers, wildbuffalo, long-tailed macaque and wild Boar also numerous of birds. A local ranger will lead you through this natural preservation. Dinner and Overnight on the boat .
Day 02. Rinca –Komodo island - Labuan Bajo
Early morning start from Rinca to Komodo island, arrive in Komodo and take a short trekk, through the typical dry forest to explore the Island of Komodo dragon, you will find many wild animals like, Timor deers and wild Boars and also numerous of birds such as megapodes, yellow-crested cockatoos, imperial pigeons, white-breasted sea eagles and maleos. Return to your boat and proceed to Redbeach for swimming and snorkelling in unspoilt coralreef amongst colorful tropical fish.Lunch on board and afternoon back to Labuan Bajo. Overnight at Puri sari beach hotel ***
Day 03. Labuanbajo – Ruteng
Morning after breakfast at your hotel by AC coach drive up to Ruteng, on the way visit Mirror stone cave ( stalactites and stalagmites), Lembor rice field and Golo cara village; the unique lingko rice fields, circular terraces arranged like a spider web . Dinner and over night at Susteran MBC Ruteng or similar
Day 04. Ruteng – Bajawa
Departure from your hotel , first visit Golo Curu with its very nice scenery from Ruteng town and rice field, back to Ruteng and visit Ruteng Puu (Traditional house) before you leave for Bajawa, on the way stops in Rana mese lake, Aimere. ena Traditional village. It is prototype of an ancient Ngada village. Such villages are found in rather great numbers in the area. Dinner and Overnight at Villa Silverin or Happy happy hotel Bajawa
Day 05. Bajawa - Riung Marine Garden
Early morning departure from Bajawa to Riung, stop at Soa hot spring for swimming and breakfast, then continue trip to Riung, check in at pondok SVD or Bintang wisata then transfer to the pier of Riung to make a boat trip visiting Riung marine park, first sail to Ontoloe island to see the flying fox then Snorkling ,swimming and relaxing on Rutong island,afternoon back to Riung.Lunch will be provided on the island. Dinner and overnight at Pondok SVD or Bintang wisata hotel Riung.
Day 06. Riung - Aegele - Ende - Moni
Drive through the north costal of Flores to Mbay then drive up to Aegela,with its very nice scenery from rice field, stop in Nanga Penda beach to see the blue stone , continue drive to Ende where you visit lokal market and lunch, After lunch drive to Moni, soft trekking will be taken in Detusoko. Dinner and overnight at Kelimutu Moni Eco Lodge.
Day 07:Moni – Kelimutu – Maumere
Early morning at 04.30 drive up to the three colored lake of Kelimutu, one of the most spektacular and mysterious sight indonesian. Back to your hotel for breakfast visit Jopu traditional village,and than proceed to Paga and Maumere.Dinner and overnight at Asa Hotel Larantuka.
Day 08. Larantuka - Lewoleba - Lamalera
Morning after breakfast, transfer to the pier of Larantuka and by public motor boat via Waiterang to Lewoleba, the sail takes 90 minutes, enjoy beautiful scenery of tiny island and the mountains on the way, also keep contact with local people. Lunch in Lewoleba before continue your trip by 4 wheeldrive to Lamalera in the south of lembata island. Dinner and overnight at simple accomodation in lamalera (Bapak Abel guest house
Day 09. Discover whale hunting?village Lewoleba
Enjoy your time by walking on the beach before starting your adventure with local boat to find out the sperm whale or other animals ie: dolpins, manta rays, turtle. if you are lucky you will directly seeing how the people catching the whale by using traditional gear.?afternoon back to the village. Dinner and overnight at simple accomodation in lamalera (Bapak Abel guest house)
Day 10. Whale hunting? village - Lewoleba
If you are unlucky at first day, you have to be patient, a good signal is if the people say Baleo.....Baleo.......Baleo....., it means that they see the whales cross at their sea. everybody are busy take their boat to go hunting or the women go to the beach to see their men and wait untill they come back. it would a big party on the beach if they catch the whale.Afternoon drive to Lewoleba. Overnight at Lewoleba Hotel
Day 11. Lewoleba - Alor
By Ferry for 12 hours to Alor. Overnight at Pelangi Indah Hotel.
Day 12 : Alor island tour
Breakfast at hotel. visit Takpala and Mombang traditional village. Continue drive to Mali Beach to view it’s beautiful panorama, time to beaching or do other beach activities. Drive back hotel for dinner and stay over night(B,L,D)
Day 13 : Alor-Full Day Cruise
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to local harbor to embark your wooden boat then cruise to islands nearby Kalabahi such pura, buaya, on arrival time to snorkeling, beaching, swimming, etc. Lunch will be served on board. Afternoon cruise back to hotel for accommodation and meals.(B,L,D)
Day 14 : Alor-Kupang
Breakfast at hotel. If time permits visit local market before transfer to Mali Airport to catch your flight back to Kupang. On arrival check-in to Kristal hotel for accommodation and meals. After lunch visit Lasiana beach to see how the local make palm sugar then continue to Oebelo village to witness how people make and play Sasando traditional music. Afternoon drive back to your hotel for accommodation and meals.(B,L,D)
Day 15 : Kupang-Out
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Eltari Airport of Kupang to catch your flight to next destination (B).
• Hotel Accommodation?
• Air condition coach?
• English speaking guide/German?
• full board Meals?
• Entrance fee/donation as per itinerary,
• boat trip, Ferry, local guide and local transport
Services does not included:
• Return airfare from and back to Bali ;Denpasar – Labuanbajo usd 120 by Avia star,Wings air or Merpati,
• Flight Alor – Kupang by Transnusa USD 75 , Kupang – Denpasar by Garuda airways USD 145.
• Airport tax?
• Camera Charges at the park idr 50.000?
• Personal expenses
• Tips and gratuities?
What to bring:?Dress is casual. Clothing should be light, preferably cotton with at least one long sleeved shirt and pants. Bathing suit, thongs or sandals and sneakers or walking boots, lots of film, camera, replacement batteries, and spares. Bring one light sweater or jacket as it can get cool in the highlands. Also bring sun-screen, insect repellent, sunglasses, sunhat, swimmers.
Ferry from Lewoleba to Alor is sometimes not operate, other option is by flight from Lewoleba or Larantuka to Kupang and continue to Alor.
Program can be extend by doing a trip to Rote island. extend days can be 3 or 4 days in Rote island, price on request.
The best time to do this program is in April - June, and Sept - October.