8 DAYS 7 NIGHTS FLORES AND KOMODO OVERNIGHT ON BOARD


BOOKING CODE:MHF&K07


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 – Bajawa (B) +/- 150 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 Bajawa with stops at Soekarno’sHouse in Ende, at the green stone beach Pengga Jawa, beautiful views of the Ebulobo volcano and before Bajawa a stop at traditional village Wogo. Overnight at Silverin or Bintang Wisata Hotel in Bajawa

Day 04: 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 and Ruteng Puu. Overnight Santa Maria or Dahlia Hotel in Ruteng.

Day 05: Ruteng - Labuan Bajo (B) 137 km
Morning to Labuan Bajo. En route visit spiderweb ricefields at Cacar and mirror Cave near Labuan Bajo. Afternoon at leisure. O/n Puri Sari Hotel

Day 06: Labuan Bajo - Rinca Island – Pink Beach (B,L,D)
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. Breakfast at hotel, transfer to the harbour to board for to less famous Rinca island. 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. Onwards to Pink Beach. This trip over blue tropical waters and past hundreds of small island will take approximately 3 hours. Lunch on board. At Pink Beach time to discover the splendid underwater world of these rich waters (snorkels and fins are provided). At the end of the day sail to Loh Liang at Komodo island. Dinner and overnight* on Board

Day 07: Komodo & Bidadari island - Labuan Bajo (B,L)
Early wake up call by the birds of Komodo island. After breakfast on board we visit Komodo island. Here we 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. Before reaching the harbour a stop at Bidadari island will be made for swimming and snorkeling. Upon arrival at the harbour transfer to Puri Sari Hotel in Labuan Bajo for overnight.

Day 08: Labuan Bajo – Denpasar (B)
Breakfast at hotel. At Leisure until transfer you to the Airport for next destination.



INCLUDING :

        - AC Transport

        - English speaking guide

        - 2 day boat at Rinca/Komodo

        - Snorkel equipment, entrance fees

        - Daily breakfast, 2 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 :

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


BOOKING CODE:MHF&K07