Day 1: Denpasar – Labuan Bajo – Rinca Island (-/L/D)
Arrive at Komodo Airport in Labuan Bajo, 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 the 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 – Bidadari Island – Labuan Bajo – Ruteng (B/L/D)
Early in the morning you sail to Bidadari Island for swimming, snorkeling and relaxing at the white sandy beaches with crystal clear water. Afterwards the boat takes you back to the pier of Labuan Bajo and you continue the trip by AC-coach to Ruteng. Dinner at a local restaurant and overnight at MBC Susteran Guesthouse in Ruteng or similar.
Day 3: 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, overnight at Villa Silverin or Sanian Hotel or similar.
Day 4: Bajawa – Ende – Moni (B/L/D)
In the morning you receive another impression of the local culture in the traditional village of Luba and then you will 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 5: Moni – Kelimutu – 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 then proceed to Paga and Maumere. Dinner and overnight at Sea World Club Maumere.
Day 6: Maumere – Denpasar (B/-/-)
The morning is free of program 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 5, overnight there and take the flight to Denpasar from the Ende Airport at day 6)
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Remarks: All our trips can be organized tailor-made at request.