Upon arrival at Maumere on the island of Flores you will be welcomed by our local. Transfer in to Sea World Club or Capa Resort for overnight.
Pick up by Driver & Car From Our Guide for Overland will meet you in the afternoon at the hotel.
Maumere – Moni (B)
After Breakfast visit Wuring a Fishing Village at Maumere. Onwards to 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. 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.
Mt. Kelimutu – Riung (B)
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. To Ende. Visit Soekarno’s House in town. Continue through beautiful landscape 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 or Café Delmar
Riung – 17 islands (B,L)
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.Return to Riung
Overnight at Pondok SVD or Café Delma
Riung – Bajawa (B)
In the morning depart for Bajawa. En route visit Soa hotspring where the hot water boils to the surface. You can take a bath if you like. In the afternoon visit Wogo village and the local market at Bajawa.
Overnight Manulalu GH, Sanian or happy-Happy GH Hotel in Bajawa
Bajawa – Ruteng (B)
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.
Overnight Spring Hill Bungalow or Sindha Hotel in Ruteng.
Ruteng - Labuan Bajo (B)
In the morning a walk through the ricefields north of Ruteng. Contiue to visit Liang Bua: The cave where recently the bones of the short Homo Floresiensis (the hobbit) have been excavated by scientists. In the afternoon visit spiderweb ricefields at Cacar and continue to Labuan Bajo via mountainous route.
Overnight at Labuan Bajo Puri Sari Hotel
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.
Komodo - Bima (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. Onwards to Sape at the eastern most part of Sumbawa (7-8 hrs). Upon arrival at the harbour of Sape transfer to Hotel Mutmainah or Marina for overnight.
Bima – Sumbawa Besar (B)
Breakfast at hotel, before departure to Sumbawa Besar a visit to the Sultan’s Palace of Bima. Outside Bima a stop at salt panning. Onwards to via Dompu past the coastal road to Sumbawa Besar. At this city a visit to the Sultan’s Palace of Sumbawa Besar. Check into our hotel Kencana Beach Hotel or Samawa Transit Hotel for overnight.
Sumbawa Besar (B)
Day at Leisure. ( Optional: snorkeling trip to Moyo Island ).
Overnight at Kencana Beach Hotel or SamawaTransit Hotel
Sumbawa Besar – Lombok (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Departure for harbour Poto Tano. Here crossing by ferry to Lombok. At Pelabuan Lombok transfer past the slopes of Mt. Rinjani to Airport or hotel
**Minimum booking 2 pax – valid until March 2020