Day 1: Denpasar – Labuan Bajo – Rinca Island (-/L/D)
Arrive at Komodo Airport in Labuan Bajo in West-Flores. Our english speaking guide will pick you up at the airport and will take you directly to the pier of Labuan Bajo. The boat there will leave for the island of dragons, Rinca. Lunch is provided on board during the two-hour-sail to the home of the Komodo Dragon. Once arrived at Rinca Island a trekking tour of approx. 2 hours awaits, that is the best opportunity to see the unique dragons and their prey, passing the dragon nests and out into the sunshine across an exposed savannah studded with lontar palms. Reaching the top of the exposed slopes you will be rewarded with breathtaking views. In the afternoon you return to your boat. Dinner and overnight on the boat.
Day 2: Rinca – Komodo Island – Labuan Bajo (B/L/D)
In the early morning after breakfast you sail from Rinca to Komodo Island. At Komodo Island you start for a medium trek of approx. 1.5 hours. Passing a waterhole you might see some timor deer, wild pigs and Komodo Dragons. You will climb Sulphurea Hill and Frigate Hill, where a magnificent view across the islands, bays and beaches awaits. After the hike you return to the boat and proceed to the Pink Beach. This peculiar beach gets its color from red coral fragments. It is definitely a great place to spend some time by just laying back or enjoying the spectacular underwater world by snorkeling. Lunch will then be provided on board and in the afternoon you sail back to Labuan Bajo. Dinner and overnight at Puri Sari Beach Hotel or similar.
Day 3: Labuan Bajo – Ruteng (B/L/D)
After the breakfast at your hotel you drive with our AC-coach up to Ruteng. On the way there you visit the mirror stone cave (stalactites and stalagmites), the Lembor rice field, a village at Golo Cara and the unique Lingko rice fields, which are arranged in circular terraces like a spider web. Dinner at a local restaurant and overnight at MBC guesthouse Ruteng or similar.
Day 4: Ruteng – Bajawa (B/L/D)
After the breakfast you visit Golo Curu with its very nice scenery over Ruteng town and the rice fields. After that, you proceed to the traditional village of Ruteng Puu before you leave 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 5: Bajawa – Moni (B/L/D)
Today you drive via Mbay to Aegela, passing very nice scenery of rice fields, hills and the blue stone beach in Nangapanda. You continue the trip to Ende,nwhere you visit the local market and take lunch. In the afternoon you go for a soft trekking in Detusoko and then arrive at the village Moni in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Moni Eco Lodge or similar
Day 6: 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 afterwards proceed to Paga and Maumere. Dinner and overnight at Sea World Club Maumere.
Day 7: Maumere – Denpasar (B/-/-)
Free program in the morning, before we take you to the airport for the flight back to Denpasar.
(Another option is to go to ENDE instead of MAUMERE at day 6, overnight there and leave at day 7 from the airport in Ende)
Accommodation with meals (B/L/D)
English/German speaking guide
Local motorized Boat as per itinerary
AC car for tours and Transfers
Entrance fee, Camera fee, Snorkeling fee and Ranger the park
Price does not include:
Flight from and back to Denpasar, by Garuda Indonesia,
Round trip ticket price: USD 240 - USD 300
Insurance, snorkeling gear
Drinks,personal expenses and Tipping,insurance
What to bring:
Sunscreen, insect repellent, towel
trekking or sport shoes, light clothing,(but at least one long sleeved shirt, long trousers, jacket)
Hat, Swimming suite,flash light
Remarks: All our trips can be organized tailor-made at request.