8 Days Komodo Flores

Start  : Labuan Bajo Airport

End : Ende Airport

DAY

01

BALI - LABUAN BAJO - RINCA - KALONG ISLAND

Upon arrival at the airport in Labuan Bajo, we can meet our local staff and with a private car to take the short drive to the port to embark on your boat and cruise to Rinca for about 1.5 hours away. Lunch will be served on the boat. Rinca is one of the smallest islands in the Komodo National Park, home to several species of wildlife such as blacks buffalo, pigs, deer, monkeys, the Komodo dragon, and birds. Together with your guide and forest ranger, we trek to this island in search for Komodo Islands and other wildlife, and exotic wildlife. From Rinca will then proceed by boat to Kalong Island, a small island covered by mangrove trees surround the island and is an ideal habitat for bats (flying foxes). In the late afternoon there is a spectacular sight when thousands of bats flying out of the island in search of food. Adventurous dinner, healthy and fresh will be prepared for you before you sleep on the boat.

DAY

02

DIVING - KOMODO ISLAND - PINK BEACH SNORKELING

After breakfast, transfer to dive point. After the second dive we sail to the station Loh Liang on Komodo Island, where we will make a trek to an hour to Banunggulung, former feeding ground to see Komodo in the wild. During the way you will see Banunggulung other wild animals like wild boars, deer and various colorful birds. Then take a trip to the famous 'Pink Beach', which offers a beautiful marine life of corals and colorful fish. After spending some time here to snorkel, we return to the boat all night.

DAY

03

KOMODO ISLAND - PINK BEACH - CERMIN BATU CAVE - LABUAN BAJO

In the morning, follow the path to reach Banunggulung the former feeding ground to watch the Komodo dragons. It is about two kilometers one-way walk. About afternoon sail to Pantai Merah - the pink sand beach - with a beautiful coral garden, good for swimming and snorkeling. Lunch on board. Afternoon return to Labuan Bajo, en route stop at one of the many occupied islands to visit the house of the Maritime tribes. We arrive in the port of Labuan Bajo visit the famous Batu Cermin Cave. Batu Cermin is the Indonesian name for Mirror Rock. Shown is the mirror of the limestone rock that gives this spur his name. Afterwards transfer to the hotel for rest and overnight.

DAY

04

LABUAN BAJO - RUTENG

After breakfast, then drive to Ruteng. En route visit the village Dear, where you can witness Lingko - the rice fields in the shape of spider web. Overnight at Pondok Susteran or similar.

DAY

05

RUTENG - BAJAWA

Ruteng is a small town in the spine of Flores and neighbor of Ruteng Nature Conservation Park - the home of Ngkiong - the songs of endemic birds. It is worth visiting the park early in the morning to attend the concert of the nature of birdsong (in the absence of rain and strong wind). There is also a volcano just popped up in the park. Take your chance to have a closer look into it. Then continue to Bajawa with beautiful panoramic view. Take your chances of photo stops. The first stop will be at Ranamese - a volcanic lake with Cloud Forest. Lunch at your own expense in Bajawa. In the afternoon visit Naru village with huge megalithic monuments and logo one of the great traditional village of ethnic Ngadha. Overnight in MANULALU hotel or similar.

DAY

06

BAJAWA - BENA - RIUNG

After breakfast, excursion to Bena passing through huge and gigantic bamboo plantation, Inerie volcano image and take short walks nearby. Arrive in Bena, see traditional houses and megalithic tombs, learn the meaning of Ngadhu and Bhaga symbolizes male and female ancestral spirit. Back to Bajawa. Departure for Soa en route stop at Naru village with huge megalithic monuments, comes to visit Soa Mengeruda a hot spring to dip in for relaxation. Then proceed to Riung. Overnight at Pondok SVD or similar.

DAY

07

RIUNG - ENDE - MONI

There Nature Conservation Park in Riung mainly to protect the underwater ecosystem. Take your chance to explore the small offshore islands - known for its beautiful coral gardens with white sandy beach. There is an island with pristine mangrove forests inhabited by thousands of huge fruit bats of food. Take your chance to explore the park in the middle of the day program. Then proceed to Ende with a stop at Penggajawa beach - where the collection blue pebble people for interinsuler negotiation. Upon arrival in Ende drive towards Nuabosi until reaching the vantage point to enjoy an aerial view of the city of Ende, which is fortified with volcanoes and well located in the south coast of Flores. Overnight at hotel in Moni. Hotel Plan Kelimutu ECOLODGE or similar.

DAY

08

MONI - KELIMUTU - ENDE - FLY TO BALI

Early in the morning to drive up to three colored lake of Kelimutu, one of the most mysterious and dramatic of Indonesia. The three lakes, set in deep craters at a height of 1,600 m. Down to Moni for breakfast, then continue to Ende airport. Fly to Bali. 

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