Day 01 ARRIVAL ENDE - MONI
On arrival at Hasan Eurobusman airport in Ende pick you up then transfer to the local restaurant for lunch, afterwards drive up to Moni approximately for 2 hours (43 KM) with several stop in SAGA village to see the traditional houses of Lio’s tribe and pay a call to comprehend the daily life of the local people., Nduaria - traditional fruits market, late afternoon arrival in Moni, check in at Eco Lodge and free leisure at your own. (B,L,D).
Day 02: MONI - KELIMUTU - RIUNG
After an early in the morning at 04.30 am, drive up to Kelimutu volcano to see the three colored lakes, after admiring the nature wonder returned to the hotel, then drive to Bajawa with photos stop at Nduaria fruit market, Detusoko to enjoy the picturesque area, lunch will be served at local restaurant in Ende, continued to Penggajawa - the blue stones beach, photos stop should be made en route, on arrival in Riung then check in at the Pondok SVD and relaxing. (B,L,D).
Day 03: RIUNG – BAJAWA
Riung is a Nature Conservation Park, mainly to protect under the water ecosystem. Take a chance to explore the islands nearby - known for the beautiful coral garden with its beautiful white sandy beach. There is also an island with unspoiled mangrove forest inhabited by thousands of huge fruit eating bats. Picnic lunch will be provided. Afternoon proceed drive Mengeruda – the Hot Spring to dip in for relaxation, late afternoon arrive in Bajawa, check in at Silverin. (B,L,D).
Day 04: BAJAWA - RUTENG
Ngada is the capital of Bajawa and it’s very famously with Ethnic group villages and decorated by megalithic stones, one of them Bena village – stroll over to see the family traditional houses, afterward drive to Ruteng with photos stop in Aimere village to see the local people fermented to make “Arak” continued to Ranamese - a crater lake located in cloud forest, next proceed to Ruteng for accommodation, Maria Berduka Cita.(B,L,D)
Day 05: RUTENG – LABUAN BAJO
Breakfast at hotel then visit the daily local market of Ruteng, afterward drive to Cara village – the Spider web rice field, lunch will be served at local restaurant in Lembor, continued drive to Mello to view the beautiful panorama, photos stop en route, Afternoon arrival in Labuan Bajo drive directly to Batu Cermin cave to see the stalagmites and stalactice, next to the hotel for accommodation, Golo Hiltop. (B,L,D).
Day 06: LABUHAN BAJO - PINK BEACH - KOMODO ISLAND
Breakfast in the hotel, then transfer to the harbour, where you will board a boat for Komodo Island. Sit back and watch the passing scenery as you enjoy lunch on board, before arriving at Pantai Merah (Pink Beach), named so because the red coral on the seabed breaks off with the tidal changes and mixes with the sand, causing it to turn a pale pink colour. Jump overboard and snorkel in the clear waters, where you can see many different types of fish including parrot fish, clown fish, and many other species including turtles. There is plenty of time to swim here and to relax on the beach, Afterwards cruise to Komodo island for accommodation and check in at Ranger’s house, Afternoon walk around 2km to Banunggulung to spot Komodo’s. Komodo Dragons, the largest lizard in the world, grow up top 3 metres in length, and weigh up to 65kg. It is estimated that there are around 2000 Komodo Dragons on the island, as well as other wildlife such as wild boar, deer and The island is also excellent for bird watchers, cockatoos and go song birds (megapodius reindwardti), among many others. The terrain is flat and the flora changes constantly with the seasons, going from dry and dusty with a thin vegetation, to lush and green with the scent of wild basil in the wet season, Dinner and overnight onboard (B,L,D).
Day 07: KOMODO ISLAND ~ RINCA ISLAND ~ KALONG ISLAND
Early in the morning cruising to Rinca Island the home of deer, horses, buffaloes, pigs, Komodo Dragon and megapode birds. Trek through the jungle and see the Komodo hiding in the grassy undergrowth, waiting for its prey. Dinner and overnight onboard (B,L,D). Don’t be mistaken – the Komodo may look large and cumbersome, but they can run at up to 18kmh, swim, and, when short of food, these grizzly animals will resort to eating their young! Filled with deadly toxic saliva and venom, these are not the kind of animal you want to make friends with, yet they are fascinating all the same. After 2 times trekking return to jetty then aboard cruise to Kambing island for freshen your body, here might swimming and snorkeling, Late afternoon proceed to Kalong island to see the thousand of fruit birds getting out from the nest, leisure on board. (B,L,D)
Day 08: KALONG – BIDADARI – LABUAN BAJO
After taking breakfast, cruising to Kelor island for snorkeling, swimming and lazing on the white sandy beach, continued to Bidadri island also you will take beach activities off shore, lunch will be served on board, and return cruise to Labuan Bajo harbor then transfer to the airport to catch your onward flight to Bali. (B,L,D)
All tours & transfers, AC Car / ELF/ Bus, private boat on Komodo trip, full board meals as indicated per itinerary, refreshment, English speaking guide, donation & entrance ticket, snorkeling gears, snorkeling ticket in Pink Beach , Ranger’s & local Government tax, camera fee IDR 50,000 and Video IDR 150,000 Paid direct on Komodo, accommodation in twin sharing bed
Price does not include;
Domestic air ticket, airport tax, travel insurance, personal expenses, tips, laundry, soft and alcohol drinks.
Note: we also can arrange airport transfers in Bali and air tickets from Denpasar - Labuan Bajo both ways