Flores overland from the east to the west for 6 days / 5 nights
Adventure into the nature, culture and explore Flores Island on Flores overland trips. Flores is one of the lesser Sundas located in the East Nusa Tenggara Province. Flying into the island from Bali is now served on regular flights. The Flores overland trips give more chance to the travelers to get intouch with the local people with their culture, staying at one of local traditional house, enjoying the beauty of its nature, culture and adventure. Start the adventure travel of Flores overland trips from Maumere in eastern part to Labuan Bajo on the western part of Flores and last but not least you will have also opportunity to see the komodo dragon in Rinca island.
DAY 01: DENPASAR - MAUMERE – MONI
After having breakfast, transfer to the airport to catch the flight to maumere, arrival in maumere then direct drive about 3 hours to Moni, your lunch enroute. Late afternoon arrive in Moni, check-in a hotel for overnight stay.( distance from Maumere to Moni approx. 96 KM )
DAY 02: MONI Mt. KELIMUTU - BENA TRADITIONAL VILLAGE
Wake up early morning at 4 am and you will start at 4.30 to drive up about 45 minutes to the edge of Mt. Kelimutu. From here you will walk about 35 minutes to reach the view point of the amazing 3 different colours of Mt. Kelimutu crater. After this trip you will go back to the hotel to have breakfast, afterward you will continue the trip to Bajawa region through Ende region where you might visit historical house of Indonesia first president of Soekarno in Ende, also you will visit Nanga Penda beach to see the blue stones, while in Bajawa region you will have opportunity to stay at one of the traditional house in Kampung Bena. You will see the daily life of these tribe and unique culture in this region. ( distance from Moni to Bena village approx. 159 KM )
DAY 03: BENA – RUTENG
After having simple breakfast then you will leave Bena historical traditional Village, you will continue trip to Ruteng, you will have your lunch in ruteng, after lunch you might visit another style of traditional houses of Ruteng, late afternoon check-in a hotel for overnight stay. ( distance from Bena village to ruteng approx. 156 KM)
DAY 04: RUTENG – LABUAN BAJO
After having breakfast, you will continue your trip to Labuan bajo with a stop in Cancar district to see the unique spiderweb rice terrace, the local people live around the area has a very unique traditional system to divide their tanah adat.
( distance from Ruteng to Labuan Bajo approx. 137 KM )
DAY 05: LABUAN BAJO – DAY TRIP TO RINCA ISLAND
After having breakfast, you will have day trip to rinca island to see komodo dragon, from labuan bajo to rinca its take about 2 hours by local boat. The park ranger will come along with you to find the komodo dragon in nature, if you are lucky you will see one of them in the nature. In this trip you will visit also Kelor and Bidadari island for snorkeling or just relaxing on the white sandy beach. Late afternoon back to your hotel in Labuan bajo for overnight stay.
DAY 06: LABUAN BAJO – DENPASAR NEXT DESTINATION
Accommodation during 5 nights with daily breakfast, Boat trip to Rinca island, private car, driver + fuel, Tour as per itinerary and guide
PRICE NOT INCLUDE:
Air tickets (denpasar – maumere and Labuan bajo – denpasar , we can help you to book and issued these tickets), Airport Tax, Personal Expenses, all entrance fee in tourist object, Conservation fee USD 15/person paid when enter Rinca island in Komodo National Park, Travel Insurance, Meals ( lunch – Dinner ) & Beverages (Alcoholic, Soft drink, Mini bar at hotel), Optional Tours & Services are not mentioned on the itinerary, Private expenses (Laundry, Phone call etc), Tips for local guide and driver.