10 DAY 9 NIGHTS FLORES KOMODO OVERLAND WITH HIKING(MEDIUM LEVEL)


BOOKING CODE:MHF&K08


Day 01: Maumere
Upon arrival at Maumere on the island of Flores you will be welcomed by our local. Transfer in to Wailiti or Sea World Club for overnight.

Day 02: Maumere – Moni (B) +/- 100 km
After Breakfast visit Wuring a Fishing Village in Maumere. Onwards to Ledalero Museum. In this small museum you will see a collection of woven Ikats and precious stones. Sikka is known for is old church from 1899 and Ikat which is enthusiastically sold by the local people. At Paga Beach a moment to relax and if you like you can swim here. Before Moni a visit Traditional village Jopu. In Moni you’ll stay overnight at Kelimutu EcoLodge. Rooms are non AC in this cool hill climate. At night you could make a stroll through the small village of Moni.
 
Day 03: Moni – Riung (B)  180 km
Early morning wake up call for departure to the Kelimutu volcano. A short walk (30 minutes) will take you to the look out point to wait for the sunrise. Kelimutu means Mountain of the Spirits. Known for its famous 3 colour lakes: Turquoise, Brown and Black.  It’s the dissolved minerals that give the different colours. Breakfast after return to the hotel. Continue through beautiful landscape via Ende to Riung. This  trip will take you from the south coast, with stop at green stone beach Pengga Jawa, to the dryer north coast of Flores The last part of the road is still in a poor state. Overnight at Pondok SVD

Day 04: Riung – 17 islands - Bajawa (B,L) 72 km
Today a boat trip to the National Park 17 islands near Riung. Here a great variety of fish and coral can be seen. Snorkels are included in the tour. But the first stop is at the hundreds of Flying Foxes that hang in the mangrove forests near the coast. Lunch at one of the remote islands. On return to Riung depart for Bajawa. En route visit Soa hotspring where the hot water boils to the surface. You can take a bath if you like. Overnight Silverin or Bintang Wisata Hotel in Bajawa

Day 05: Wawo Muda – Wogo (B)
This morning hiking the relatively new Wawo Muda volcano. During the wet and just after the wet season the Wawo Muda has 3 small coloured lakes. At the end of the dry season these Lake are dried up. Without filled lakes its nevertheless still nice hike with beautiful views with in the background the surrounding volcanoes Inerie and Ebolobo. The hike is 1 ½ hours up. In the afternoon visit traditional village Wogo. Overnight at Silverin or Bintang Wisata Hotel

Day 06: Bajawa – Ruteng (B) 133 km
In the morning a visit to the traditional village of Bena. Besides still in tact, with the megalith stones besides the old houses, this village has beautiful location with views of Mount Inerie.. In the afternoon depart for Ruteng. On the way visit Lake Rana Mese. Here you can walk around the lake in about 1 hour. Overnight Santa Maria or Dahlia Hotel in Ruteng.

Day 07: Mt. Ranaka – Liang Bua (B)
This morning hiking Mt. Ranaka. In this National Park are still many rare birds to be found. The car can drive quite far up the mountain. From there its still around 1 ½ hours to the top. In the afternoon visit Ruteng Puu and Liang Bua: The cave where recently the bones of the short Homo Floresiensis (the hobbit) have been excavated by scientists. Overnight at Santa Maria or Dahlia Hotel.

Day 08: Ruteng - Labuan Bajo – Rinca (B,L,D) 137 km
Our purpose today is to see the Komodo Dragon. This largest living lizard on earth lives on 3 islands Rinca, Padar & Komodo and some parts of West Flores. Its length can go up to 3 meters with weight of up to 90 kilo. Morning to Labuan Bajo. En route visit spiderweb ricefields at Cacar. On arrival at Labuna Bajo. Here boarding to cross to less famous Rinca island. Lunch on board. After 1 ½ hour sailing we reach Loh Buaya. Led by a local ranger 2 hour soft trekking through forest and savanna. Komodo Dragons are often spotted on the way. From the highest point on this hike a beautiful panorama of the surrounding island. Dinner and overnight* on Board

Day 09: Komodo Island & Pink Beach - Labuan Bajo (B,L)
Early breakfast on board and departure for Komodo island. This trip over blue tropical waters and past hundreds of small island will take approximately 3 hours until Pink Beach . Here lunch and time to discover the splendid underwater world of these rich waters (snorkels and fins are provided). On to visit Komodo island and make a walk (1 hour) with a local ranger in search of the Komodo dragons. During your visit also wild buffalo, deer, pigs and various species of tropical birds like the Cockatoo can be seen. Return to Labuan Bajo will take around 4 hours. Upon arrival at the harbour transfer to Golo Hilltop or Bayview Gardens in Labuan Bajo for overnight.

Day 10: Labuan Bajo – Denpasar (B)
Breakfast at hotel. At Leisure until transfer you to the Airport for next destination



INCLUDING :

        - AC Transport

        - English speaking guide

        - 1 day Boat at Riung, 2 days boat at Rinca/Komodo

        - Snorkel equipment

        - Entrance fees

        - Daily breakfast, 3 x Lunch & 1 x Dinner on board

        - Accommodations as per itinerary


REMARKS :

Overnight on board is very simple: mattresses with sheets under a covered deck. Mosquito net is provided. Toilet is simple at the rear end of the boat.


WHAT TO BRING :

Good walking shoes, swimmers and towel, hat and sun lotion.


BOOKING CODE:MHF&K08