May 11, 2018

Flores

MEET IN FLORES (sports stay) 11D/10N:

A winding road of 670 km, skirting the ridges, weaving through traditional villages lined with cobweb-shaped rice paddies and opening dozens of areas little explored by tourists. A destination really off the beaten path. Between the splendid bays of Maumere and Labuan Bajo, the Kelimutu volcano and its 3 mystical lakes, the dream islets like Kanawa Island without forgetting the Komodo dragons ... An island not to be missed.

 

Day 01: Denpasar – Ende

 

 

 

 

Arrived at the airport of Ende, your English-speaking guide will accompagny you to Moni. Then you will take a bike from Nduaria village to reach your hotel (1 hour). Dinner and overnight at Kelimutu Eco Lodge in Moni.

Day 02: Moni – Kelimutu – Ende

 

 

 

 

At 4:00 am, a car will pick you up to visit the volcano and admire the three-colored lakes of Kelimutu, one of the most spectacular, curious and magical sites of Indonesia. You will witness at the beautiful sunrise before returning to your hotel by bike. After breakfast, drive to Nduaria village and bike to Ende - 40 km, 3 hours. In the afternoon you will take your bike back to the port of Ende 5km / 30min to see the sunset. Dinner and overnight at Grand Wisata Hotel in Ende. Grand Wisata Hotel à Ende.

Day 03: Ende – Bajawa

 

 

 

 

Start your day with a bike ride of 30 kilometers (2.5 hours). Pass the coastal road to Nangapanda, stop at Penggajawa to see the blue pebble beach. Continue by car to the village of Mangulewa, second bike tour from Mangulewa village to the traditional village of Bena. From Bena, drive to the hotel. Dinner and overnight at Villa Manulalu.

Day 04: Bajawa – Riung Marine Park (Breakfast/Lunch/Diner)

 

 

 

 

Drive to Bajawa, start by bike to the Soa hot spring where you will take the time to relax in the baths. Then continue to Riung from the village before continuing by boat to Pulau Tiga. Camping in the Pulau Tiga Marine Park. Camping equipment provided.

Day 05: Riung Marine Park – Buntal

 

 

 

 

In the morning enjoy the private beach, swimming, snorkelling, relaxation ... you are the only guests of the island. In the afternoon a boat will pick you up to take you back to Riung, Lunch in Riung before heading back to Buntai 2.5 hours of off-road cycling then go through the savannah and remote villages. Overnight at Empat Pohon Lodge in Buntal.

Day 06: Buntal Kayaking

 

 

 

 

Breakfast at the hotel, leave from the hotel by the river to the coast enjoy unspoilt nature and beautiful scenery along the river, more than 3 hours, a car will pick you up at the beach and you will drive to the hotel. Overnight and dinner at Empat Pohon Lodge in Buntal.

Day 07: Buntal – Ruteng

 

 

 

 

27 km of bike from Buntal to Pota, on the road enjoy the landscapes and seascapes, photo stop at Batu Pajung beach. In Pota you will visit Rana Tonjong, the giant lotto, only present here and in India, continue your bike ride for go to Nanga Baras, then drive to Dampek. Lunch in a local family in Dampek then continue your drive to Ruteng.

Dinner at a local restaurant and overnight at Shinda Hotel.

Day 08: Ruteng – Dintor – Denge – Wae Rebo

 

 

 

 

After the breakfast, departure to visit the south of Manggarai. Take the road via Iteng to Dintor, have lunch in Dintor, then start trekking for 3 hours to the village of Waerebo. Dinner and overnight will be at the home of the local villager's visitor. Sleeping mattresses will be provided.

Day 09: Wae Rebo – Denge – Dintor – Labuan Bajo

 

 

 

 

After the breakfast in Wae Rebo, you go down to Denge. Lunch will be provided in Denge, then you will be driven to Labuan Bajo via Dintor and Nangalili (depending on the state of the road, alternatively take the road through Todo Village to Labuanbajo). Dinner and overnight at Puri Sari Beach Hotel or similar.

Day 10: Labuan Bajo – Bidadari Island – Rinca Island – Labuan Bajo

 

 

 

 

After the breakfast in your hotel, we will pick you up and transfer you to the pier of Labuan Bajo. The boat will leave for Rinca Island. Once arrived there is a trekking trek of about 2 hours waiting. This is the best opportunity to see the unique dragons and their prey, passing the dragon's nests and out in the sun through an exposed savannah dotted with lontars. Reaching the summit of the exposed slopes, you will be rewarded with breathtaking views. After your return on your boat, you will go to the island of Bidadari to swim, dive or relax on the white sandy beaches. In the afternoon, return to Labuan Bajo. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight at Puri Sari Beach Hotel. Puri Sari Beach.

Day 11: Labuan Bajo – Denpasar

 

 

 

 

After the breakfast, free program, then we will transfer to the airport in order to take the flight back to Denpasar.