Day 1: Labuan Bajo – Mbeliling – Sano Nggoang (B/L/D)
Departure from your Hotel/Boat in Labuan Bajo by car to Roe village, about 20 km driving. There you will start a trekking tour for about 3 hours through the beautiful Mebeliling Forest until you reach Werang. On the way you will see the exotic birds of Flores ie: Flores Hanging-parrot Loriculus flosculus, Flores Crow Corvus florensis and a lot more. Explore the pure nature, the rain forest and get in contact with local people. After a while you reach the Cunca Rami Waterfall where you can spend some time relaxing. Lunch will be provided by local people in Werang. In the afternoon you will drive to Sano Nggoang (This area consists of slopes and flat ridges which are formed by volcanic activity) Dinner and Overnight at local family house in Sano Nggoang.
Day 2: Sano Nggoang – Tado (B/L/D)
You start the day by hiking around the deepest crater lake Sano Nggoang in the morning and enjoy the beautiful nature. After that you will hike up to the hill, from where you have a nice view over the area and the lake. Afterwards you drive to Tado, a project of community based eco tourism. Here you can get in touch with the local people and participate eco tourism activities ie: ancient rituals, jungle survivals or traditional artisan handicrafts. Dinner and overnight at Family house in Denge.
Day 3: Tado – Denge Village (B/L/D)
Today you continue to discover southern part of Manggarai, by driving along via Todo and Narang village to Nanga Ramut in southern coast. In Dintor then, you can spend some time relaxing and swimming before drive up to Denge (some stops are possible en route). Dinner and overnight at Family house in Dintor or Denge.
Day 4: Denge – Wae Rebo (B/L/D)
In the very morning you will start a spectacular hike about 4 hours to the Wae Rebo village, with the most authentic housing of Manggaraian culture, which is located about 1100m above sea level, in the middle of mountain area. You will reach the village at noon and have lunch there. In the afternoon you have the chance to get in touch with the indigenous people and experience their culture and lifestyle. Or you can enjoy and discover the great natural surrounding by going for another walk. Dinner and overnight will be at the local villager’s visitor house. Sleeping mattresses will be provided.
Day 5: Wae Rebo – Ruteng (B/L/D)
After the breakfast in Wae Rebo, you hike down to Denge again. Lunch then will be provided in Denge. Thereafter you drive up to Ruteng with some stops i.e. in Narang (rice terrace and beautiful scenery). Dinner and overnight at MBC Susteran Ruteng or similar.
Day 6: Ruteng – Bajawa (B/L/D)
Starting in Ruteng you visit Golo Curu with its very nice scenery over Ruteng and the rice fields. After that, you proceed to the traditional village of Ruteng Puu before leaving for Bajawa. On the way there you will make several stops in Ranamese lake, Aimere the centre of “Arak”-production and the traditional village of Bena. Dinner at Lucas Restaurant and overnight at Sanian Hotel or Villa Silverin.
Day 7: Bajawa and surrounding (B/L/D)
In the early morning the car drives you up to Wawo Muda volcano, where a trekking tour about 1.5 hours awaits. Reaching the top you can enjoy the beautiful sunrise and a stunning view over the vulcanoes Inerie and Ebulobo. Afterwards you will return to your hotel and continue the trip by car along the base of Mount Inerie. On the way you visit the traditional villages Bena and Luba. In the afternoon you have the chance to visit the hot springs in Soa and take a relaxing bath there. Dinner at Lucas Restaurant and Overnight at Sanian Hotel or Villa Silverin.
Day 8: Bajawa – Moni (B/L/D)
In the morning you receive another impression of the local culture in the traditional village of Luba and then continue to Penggajawa to see the blue stone beach. Lunch will thereafter be provided in Ende. Before you drive up to Moni, you have the chance to visit the local market. Dinner and overnight at the Kelimutu Moni Eco Lodge or similar.
Day 9: Moni – Kelimutu Lake – Maumere (B/L/D)
In the early morning at 04.00 am the car takes you to the three colored lakes of Kelimutu, one of the most spectacular and mysterious sights in Indonesia. You will witness a beautiful sunrise. Then you return to the hotel and have breakfast. After that you visit the traditional village Jopu and proceed then via Paga to Maumere. In Paga you will stop for lunch while enjoying the beautiful beach there. Dinner and overnight at Sea World Club Maumere.
Day 10: Maumere – Denpasar (B/-/-)
The morning is free of program at your hotel, before we take you to the airport for the flight back to Denpasar/Bali.
Accommodation with meals (B/L/D)
English/German speaking guide,
AC car for tours and transfers
Drink water during trip
Price does not include:
Flight from and back to Denpasar,
Insurance, snorkeling gear
What to bring:
Sunscreen, insect repellent, towel,flashlight
trekking or sport shoes, light clothing,(but at least one long sleeved shirt, long trousers, jacket)
Remarks: All our trips can be organized tailor-made at request.