Komodo Flores Sumba

Flores Excursion Tour

  • 11 Days / 10 Nights
  • Cultural
  • Easy-Moderate

Our Flores excursion tour, explore many unique and spectacular attractions. Mount Kelimutu has become one of the favorite tourist destinations, with its three crater lakes of different colors. Flores is also known for its Ikat weaving, the well-known tie-dyeing weaving technique. There are also many interesting places worth to be visited such as traditional houses and megalithic tombs, Nature Conservation Park in Riung mainly to protect the underwater ecosystem, an island with unspoiled mangrove forests inhabited by thousands of huge fruit-eating bats.

After Flores Overland, continue your trip to visit the famous Komodo Island. Experience the beautiful underwater world and the breathtaking view of the islands.

  • Transfer to the airport for flight to Maumere.
  • Upon arrival meeting service and followed with a transfer to Moni.
  • If the time permits, we will visit the villages of Wolowaru, then Lio hill-tribes of Jopu and Ranggase; it offers fine “Ikat” weaving.

Accommodation: Kelimutu Eco Lodge or similar

  • Departure at dawn (4.30 a.m.) for Kelimutu volcano and its colorful acidic lakes. 
  • After one hour drive, you will hike for 30 min before reaching the viewpoint over the triple crater. From turquoise green to brownish red and deep black, each lake is the repository of the souls of the dead, and it is breathtaking when the sun shines upon the whole crater.
  • Back to your hotel, then depart for Riung, with a stop at Nduaria (fruit market) and Detusoko to enjoy the picturesque region.
  • Then you will stop at Pengganjawa Beach with its blue pebbles shores, where you will be able to swim and meet the pebble pickers and the fishermen.
  • Arrival at Riung at the end of the day.
  • Overnight in Riung.

Accommodation: Nirvana Bungalow or similar (Non-Star)

Meals: Breakfast

  • Here, you will enter the Marine Centre Area. To survive the 17th Islands with the rich of Islands creature, all about, white the sandy beach, which; clean, un pollution, quiet, nice coral, and the beautiful panoramic of mangrove with thousands of bats hanging on the leaf (trees), look like friendly, and it’s really amazing and perfectly full. in this tour, snorkeling equipment is included, also the wooden boat for a day.
  • Late afternoon, sail return to Riung mainland then transfer back to your hotel

Accommodation: Nirvana Bungalow or similar (Non-Star)

Meals: Breakfast

  • Transfer to Bajawa by a stop at Soa to visit Mengeruda a hot water spring to dip in for relaxation, Naru a village with huge megalithic monuments, and Bena, see traditional houses and megalithic tombs, learn the meaning of Ngadhu and Bhaga symbolizing male and female of ancestral spirit.

Accommodation: Manulalu Hotel or similar (Non-Star)

Meals: Breakfast

  • Bajawa is located in the heart of Ngadha ethnic civilization, which is known for the megalithic cultures. There are traditional villages furnished with stone monuments, ancestor worship shrines, and Adat Houses. The hamlets are beautifully settled in the volcanic mountainous area. The most beautiful ones are Bena and Gurusina. Visit those villages.
  • in the afternoon drive to Ruteng. It is another beautiful driving day; you will pass the villages and rain forest.
  • stops will be made at Aimere village see "arak" distillation and fresh palm juice tapping and at "Ranamese" the rainforest lake

Accommodation: Pondok Susteran Hotel or similar (Non-Star)

Meals: Breakfast

  • Early in the morning after breakfast drive to Iteng, on the way can do trekking in Golo Lusang, along the road, also at a rice field near Iteng,  drive along south coastal to Dintor, then drive up to Denge. (some stops are possible en route). Dinner and overnight at Family house in Denge.

Accommodation: Local House Denge (Very simple room)

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • After light breakfast, start your 4 hours trekking to Wae Rebo village. Wae Rebo is an old Manggaraian village, situated in pleasant, isolated mountain scenery. The village offers visitors a unique opportunity to see authentic Manggarai housing and to experience the everyday life of the local community. All are traditional houses, with really high roofs and they are on 5 levels - the top four are mainly used for storage and all the living areas are on the bottom.
  • Sleeping mattresses will be provided.
  • Dinner and overnight will be at the local villager’s house.

Accommodation: Local House Waerebo

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Breakfast,
  • then trek down to Denge village. Drive to Melo Village to watch Traditional Caci dance. Caci Dance is a ritual whip fight, is a major element of Manggarai's cultural identity. Being a unique and aesthetic delight for spectators, Caci dance performances are an attraction to foreign as well as domestic visitors of Manggarai. Caci is played out by two male adversaries, with one of them usually coming from another village to compete. Spectators support their favorite party by cheerfully shouting out their encouragement, making it a very lively event.
  • Afterward, drive to Labuan Bajo for overnight.

Accommodation: Standard to Luxury Hotel

Meals: Breakfast

  • After breakfast, morning pick up by guide team
  • Transfer to the harbor to board on your boat and cruise to Rinca Island for about 1.5 hours away.
  • En route stop at Kelor Island for snorkeling.
  • Lunch will be served on the boat. Together with your guide and the forestry rangers, you will be trekking in Rinca to search for the komodo and other wildlife  such as black buffalos, pigs, deer, monkeys, the Komodo Dragon, and birds
  • From Rinca Island we will then proceed boating to Kalong Island, a small island covered by the mangrove trees surround the island and is the ideal habitat for the bats (flying foxes).
  • In the late afternoon, you will enjoy a spectacular view when thousand of bats flying out from the island in search of food. Adventurous, healthy and fresh dinner will be prepared on boat.
  • Accommodation: Cabin Boat

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • After breakfast, we sail to Loh Liang Station on Komodo Island
  • trekking to Banugulung, former feeding ground to see Komodo in the wild. During our way to Banugulung you will see other wildlife such as wild pigs, deers, and various colorful birds.
  • Return to the boat for lunch then continue cruising to the famous 'Pink Beach' that offers a beautiful marine life of corals and colorful fish.
  • After spending some time here for snorkeling, Back to the boat for sailing to Kanawa Island
  • Dinner and overnight on board.

Accommodation: Cabin Boat

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • After breakfast.
  • Snorkeling at Kanawa Island, then proceed to Labuan Bajo. disembark from the boat.
  • Then transfer to the airport for your flight to the next destination.

Meals: Breakfast

Mount Kelimutu  (1792 m) has become one of the favourite tourist destination, with its three crater lakes of different colours

Wae Rebo, an old Manggaraian village, situated in pleasant, isolated mountain scenery. This village offers visitors a unique opportunity to see authentic Manggarai housing and to experience the everyday life of the local community. In Wae Rebo, visitors can see  traditional, circular cone-shaped houses with very unique architecture. Nowadays, it is still a place to hold meetings, rituals and Sunday-morning prayers together.

There is chance for you to comprehend more about Ikat Weaving, the well-known tie-dyeing weaving technique. The Ikat are both as cultural and economical products since the women in the village earn their living from selling the Ikat.

Available

  • Tailor Made Program
  • Flexible Departure Date
  • Private Trip
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