Flores Island Tour 9D/8N gives you the time to really explore Flores Island that will combine with Riung, Wae Rebo Traditional Village, and Komodo Tour. Flores Island Tour 9D/8N that we prepared will start from Ende (the western part of Flores Island) and end in Labuan Bajo. We can also help you to rearrange this tour if you wish to start from Labuan Bajo and end up in Ende or Maumere so you can take a flight to Bali from Ende or Maumere.
Day1: Bali – Ende – Moni (-/L/D)
Arrive at Ende airport, our guide will meet and welcome you with your name on signboard then transfer to a local restaurant for lunch. Visit Soekarno museum house in Ende – then drive up approx 2.5hours to Moni located in the slope of mt. kelimutu. Stops will be made at Wologai traditional village and Nduaria fruit market. Afternoon arriving in Moni, check in at Hotel. Dinner and stay overnight at Hotel.
Day2: Moni – Riung 17 Islands
At 04:00am drive up to Mt. Kelimutu for about an hour drive. Upon arrival at the parking lot, trekking through over than 200 stairs up to the top at monument to see its picturesque three color lakes and the beautiful sunrise over the lakes if the weather permits, return to the Hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, check out from Hotel then leaving Moni for Riung. Lunch at a local Restaurant at blue stone beach and to see how people collect these stones for export. Continue to Riung and on your arrival, check in at hotel. Dinner and stay overnight at Hotel.
Day3: Riung and The Islands Surroundings
After having breakfast, depart by local boat to see thousands of bats are hanging on the mangrove trees along the sea shore, then sailing to Rutong Island for swimming and snorkeling. Lunch is served here on the beach. Afternoon time to visit Three Island, also for same activity, and then sailing back to Riung harbor. On your arrival, directly transfer to the hotel. Dinner and stay overnight at Hotel.
Day4: Riung – Bajawa
Breakfast at hotel, then leaving Riung for Bajawa, enroute stop at Soa Hot Spring for having shower then to a local Resturant for lunch. Afterwards, continue to Bajawa and on your arrival, check in hotel. Dinner and stay overnight at Hotel.
Day5: Bajawa – Ruteng (B/L/D)
After early breakfast drive up to Bena Megalithic Village. The village consists of two parallel rows of traditional, high thatch-roofed houses. Highly visible in the center of the village are ngadhu and bhaga, pairs of shrines – one for each clan of the village – representing the clan’s ancestors. Bena offers an awesome sight of megalithic formations in the village center. Megaliths are a means to connect with the supernatural realm and to communicate with the ancestors, often by animal sacrifice. With its impressive stone formations and ancestral shrines, as well as traditional houses, Bena has turned into a signpost for Ngada culture. Life in the village of Bena is maintained with a stone age culture that has not changed much since 1,200 years ago. Generally, citizens of the tribes of Bena livelihood as cultivators with verdant gardens growing on the sides of the canyon that surround the village. Then we continue the trip to Aimere village, to see the process of local making palm wine, then lunch at a local restaurant in Borong. After lunch drive up to Ruteng with stops in Ranamese Lake and other photo stops according to local happenings. Afternoon arriving in Ruteng, check in at Hotel. Dinner and stay overnight at Hotel.
Day6: Ruteng – Denge – Wae Rebo Village (B/L/D)
Breakfast at Hotel then check out from hotel drive to Dintor aprox 3hours. Lunch in Dintor. After lunch then drive to Denge for star point of trekking to Wae Rebo. Trekking; distance around 2-3hours, here the atmosphere of being in the forest is real while sometimes the song of asian paradise flycatcher could be heard. Proceed then to reach post 2 at pocoroko a vantage point for picturesque views toward savu sea in the south. It is the last place for cellular phone connection services available. The next stop will be at nampe bakok – a place where you will have a complete view over the traditional village of waerebo. Arrive at waerebo – welcome ceremony – free time at the village. In the village to comprehend the local way of life and it is surrounding. Dinner and stay overnight at a traditional house to share the experience of being in a local home.
Day7: Wae Rebo – Denge – Labuan Bajo (B/L/D)
Spend your morning in the village to experience the morning life of the peasants. After that having breakfast at a local house then trek the same way back but this time you walk downhill until reaching a point where the car is waiting to bring you back to Labuan Bajo. Lunch will be provided in Dintor. After lunch heading up to Labuan Bajo. Arrive in Labuan Bajo, check in at Hotel. Dinner and stay overnight at Hotel.
Day8: Labuan Bajo – Padar Island – Komodo Island – Pink Beach – Manta Point – Taka Makassar – Kanawa – Labuan Bajo (B/L/D) By Private Speed Boat
Pick you up at your Hotel and direct transfer to Labuan Bajo pier to get on board a Speedboat then crossing to Padar Island for hike to the summit of the highest point of Padar to look over the blend of amazing landscape and seascape, separated by secluded coastline. Return on the speedboat then crossing to Komodo Island for trekking to see the Komodo dragons as the ancient and the only living lizard in the world. Return on the speedboat then crossing to Pink Beach a white and pink colored sands beach on the island of Komodo. Here you will do swim or snorkeling or relax and take some photos of this beautiful beach. Lunch box provided on board. Crossing to Manta Point for snorkeling to see the Manta rays. Crossing to Taka Makassar for snorkeling. Crossing to Kanawa Island, a secluded island with crystal sandy beach and blue seawater. The island is fully surrounded by an untouched coral reef where turtles and thousands of other sea creatures live. There is a lot to do in Kanawa, from wonderful relaxing on the white sand beaches, snorkeling on the protected reef and trekking the hill for magnificent views. Crossing back to Labuan Bajo, then direct transfer to your Hotel. Dinner and stay overnight at Hotel.
Day9: Labuan Bajo – Bali (B/L/-)
Breakfast at Hotel. After breakfast visit to Batu Cermin Cave. After that having lunch at a local Restaurant then direct transfer to Komodo Airport for your flight back to Bali. End of service.
Price Include: Five (5) Nights stay at Hotel during overland tour, One (1) Night stay at a local house in Wae Rebo, Two (2) Nights stay at Hotel in Labuan Bajo, Full meals during land tour and marine tour, unlimited mineral water, private ac car during land tour and transfer in out in Labuan Bajo, Private speed Boat for one day tour to Komodo, all entrance fee and ranger fee during land and marine tour, English speaking gude and guide fee, porter, donation, tour as per itinerary.
Price Exclude: Personal expenses such as Laundry, international/domestic airfare, Phone calls, soft drinks and alcoholic drinks, Personal travel insurance, tipping, Etc.
What to bring: Casual Clothing, Sweater/jacket, Sun cream, Trekking shoes and Sandal, Hat, Sun glasses, Towel and swimming suites, Mosquito repellant, Passport and Visa, Camera with enough memory.
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