Flores Island Adventure Trip

Flores infinite nature, culture, and Adventure for your holiday trip. Flores is mostly famous for two internationally renowned attractions, first the Komodo National Park, home of the Komodo Dragon. The national park was founded in 1980 to protect the Komodo Dragon, the world’s largest lizard, Komodo National Park has been selected as one of the New7Wonders of Nature was declared asa UNESCO World Heritage Site. The waters surrounding Komodo island also contains rich marine biodiversity. Komodo islands is also a part of the Coral Triangle, which contains some of the richest marine biodiversity on Earth. Also visit inactive volcano of Kelimutu National Park situated in the center of Flores that intrigues visitors with its three brightly different coloured lakes, which are steeped in local mythology. However, Flores is so much more than those two, Nature lovers will find it anywhere such deserted islands with white sandy beaches to escape from the hassle of daily life, beautiful rice fields nestled among soft hilly landscapes, perfect for laid back stroll, a concert of birdsong in lush coffee plantations to soothe mind and swim in a hot spring, crater lake, or cool river after the volcano trek. There are so many places of Amazing natural beauty are waiting to explorer, the warm hospitality from the local will welcome you with open arms and heart warming friendliness, eager to share their fascinating way of life with you. During the trip you are accompany by private local guide which is well known about the island.

 

Highlights

  • Private trip
  • Kelimutu Volcano – with it’s three colored lake
  • Hoping island at Riung 17 islands
  • Moni
  • Mengeruda So’a Hot Spring
  • Bena and Gurusina Traditional villages
  • Ranamese Crater Lake
  • Rinca island
  • Labuan Bajo
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Itinerary

DAY 1: DENPASAR – MAUMERE

Arrived at Frans Seda airport Maumere
Drive you to Hotel for stay overnight

DAY 2: MAUMERE – LARANTUKA

Depart from your hotel, drive to to the eastern most of Flores: Larantuka, the capital of Flores Timur regency which famous for its unique Semana Santa procession during Easter celebration.
On the way to Larantuka, stop over at Boru Village where you can see mount Lewotobi and coffee plantation at Hokeng.
Continu driving to Titehana where you can see very nice panorama of Konga Bay and mount Lewatobi.
Visit Catholic Cathedral Rainha Rosari which built in portuguese style along with the harbor and local market.
Dinner and overnight in Larantuka

DAY 3: LARANTUKA – MAUMERE

Morning visit to Lewokluok which is famous for its ikat weaving.
At noon drive back at Maumere and visit Ile Padung village.
Dinner and over night in Maumere.

DAY 4: MAUMERE – MONI

Morning after breakfast depart from your hotel, first visit Ledalero Musium on the outskirts of Maumere. This museum has an interesting collection of ethnological object from the region. Ledalero is also the name of a major Catholic Seminary which forms many Florenese priests. Continue your trip to Watublapi that famous for its traditional Ikat Weaving, then to page to enjoy the peaceful beach. Arriving in Moni in the afternoon, exploring Muru Nda’o waterfall and overnight in Moni.

DAY 5: MONI – KELIMUTU- ENDE – RIUNG

Depart early in the morning at 4:30AM to see the sunrise at Kelimutu three colored crater lakes. The colors, however, have changed continually since the eruption of Mount Iya in Ende in 1969.
A worth visit to Arboretum park on your way back to Moni.
Stop over at Watuaka Village and soft trekking 2km to Murekeba waterfall. Waturaka is a community based tourism village where you can stay at the homestay with beautiful rice field view and experience living with the locals.
Back to your hotel and continue to Ende, stop at Nangapanda beach or the blue stone beach.
Continue your journey towards Mbay and stopover at Tutubhada traditional village.
Dinner and overnight in Riung.

DAY 6: ISLAND HOPPING AT RIUNG 17 ISLANDS

Explore Riung 17 Island by boat. First stop is watching flying foxes at Ontoloe Island.
Second stop is swimming and snorkeling around Tiga island.
Third stop is Rutong island where you will have fresh grilled fishes for lunch. You can go swimming, snorkeling and relaxing on white sand beach or short hike to the hill and enjoy the breathtaking view of Riung 17Island from the hill top.
Back to Riung and stay over night in Riung.

DAY 7: RIUNG – BAJAWA

DRIVE UP TO Bajawa and visit Mangeruda So’a hot spring.
Arrive in the afternoon and explore Bajawa local market or tasting the famous Bajawa coffee.

DAY 8: BAJAWA – RUTENG

Morning visit to Bena and Gurusina traditional village and stoop over at Malanage hot spring.
Then drive to Aimere, stop over to taste the famous local “arak” distillation.
A short visit at Ranamese Lake before arriving in Ruteng.
Stay overnight in Ruteng.

DAY 9: RUTENG AND SURROUNDING

Morning trekking to Tengkulese waterfall in the northern part of Ruteng, Tengkulese waterfall which is also referred to as Cunca Lega (‘Cunca’ means waterfall in the Manggarai language). The water drops over two levels surrounded by a lush forest and rice terraces, it can even be spotted from a distance.
Drive to Liang Bua cave, an archaeology site where “The Hobbits” of Flores was founded.
Back to Ruteng.

DAY 10: RUTENG – LABUAN BAJO – RINCA

Visit Golo Curu hill where you can have a very nice view of Ruteng and rice terraces on the northen side.
The visit Ruteng Pu’u traditional houses of Manggarai tribes.
Continue driving to Cancar to see the unique Lingko spider web rice field.
Overnight in Labuan Bajo.

DAY 11. DAY TRIP: KANAWA – RINCA ISLAND – LABUAN BAJO

Sailing to Kanawa in the morning and enjoy snorkeling and the white sand beach.
Enjoy your lunch on the boat and continue sailing to Rinca Island to see the Komodo dragons.
On the way back to Labuan Bajo, stop over to Kalong island where you can capture the perfect moment of sunset and hundreds of flying foxes fly over the red sky.
Overnight in Labuan Bajo.

DAY 12: LABUAN BAJO – DENPASAR

After breakfast, visit Batu Cermin cave before returning to Denpasar.

 

Pick Up

Maumere Airport

Drop Off

Labuan Bajo Airport

Things To Bring

Inclusions

  • Airport Pick Up and Drop Off
  • Full AC Coach
  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • AC coach during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Boat Trip
  • Daily breakfast
  • Mineral Water during tour
  • All local guides
  • Entrance fee

Exclusions

  • Personal Expenses
  • Airport Tax
  • all cost cause by third Party such Delay / Cancle Flight
  • Other thing not mentioned on inclusions
  • Tips

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