10 DAYS FLORES RINCA TREKKING
Duration : 10 Days 9 Nights
Object & Activity : Adventure, Explore
Facility : All Transport, Guide, Porter, Meals during program, Water, Snack, Accomodation
Day 1 Denpasar – Maumere
Arrival at Wai Oti Airport Maumere, meeting with our guide and transfer to Sea World Club Hotel. Afternoon; free program.
Day 2 Maumere- Moni
Morning after breakfast departure from your hotel, first visit Ledalero Museum,on the outskirts of Maumere. This museum has an interesting collection of ethnological objects from the region. Ledalero is also the name of a major Catholic Seminary which forms many Florinese priests. Continue your Trip to Sikka Village,very famous for its traditional ikat weaving,then to Paga to enjoy the peacefuls beach. Afternoon; soft trekking to Jopu and Ranggase villages. Dinner and overnight at Flores Sare hotel or Wisma Fransiskus Detusoko.
Day 3 Moni-Kelimutu-Ende-Bajawa
It is worth to experience the sunrise at Kelimutu;the three colored crater lakes, one of the most specular and mysterious sight indonesian. You will begin your day early in the morning (start at about 4 am). After admiring this wonder of natur,the drive to Ende will take you pass beautiful ravines and villages. There are occasions for photo stops, such as at Nduaria Fruit market. Lunch in Ende. Afternoon; drive to Bajawa. En route stop at Penggajawa – the blue pebbles beach.Dinner at Camelia Restaurant,overnight at Bintang Wisata.
Day 4 Bajawa and surrounding
Early morning at 5 am drive up to Wawomuda vulcano,after one hour’s drive,start your trekking through the coffee plantation and you will enjoy the panorama of Bajawa city, and Inerie volcano as well as the sunrise from behind mount Ebulobo. Wawomuda has three red-coloured.The last erruption was in 2001. Back to your hotel for breakfast. Afternoon; visit Bena village ,the prototype of an ancient Ngada village ,located about 21 km south part of Bajawa. Back to Bajawa and visit Soa hot springs. Dinner at Camelia Restaurant,overnight at Bintang Wisata hotel.
Day 5 Bajawa-Ruteng
It is another beautiful driving day; you will pass beautiful villages and rainforest. To stretch your legs stop at Aimere, famous for its “Arak” distillation and palm wine fresh used tapp ,and at lake Ranamese to follow the trail in the cloud forest.Lunch in Ruteng. Afternoon;visit the local market and Ruteng Puu,a traditional Manggarai village. Dinner and Overnight at MBC guest house or Dahlia Hotel.
Day 6 Ruteng-Todo-Narang-Denge village
On this day you go by truck to explore the western part of Flores,you first visit Cara village,from where you can see the unique lingko rice fields, circular terraces arranged like a spider web.
Todo traditional village,then continue to Denge village, overnight there at family houses and dinner with local people.
Day 7 Denge village-Wae Rebo village
After a light breakfast start your trekking to Wae Rebo village, through the untouched rainforest, and coffee plantation. It takes 4 hours.
Wae Rebo is an old original village,little changed by time,the houses and way of life here reflect ancient traditions. People are very friendly; here you have time to experience their way of life by eating with them,trying their original food and learning their traditions. Stay overnight at local family houses.
Day 8 Wae Rebo village-Denge-Dintor-Labuan Bajo
Morning trekking back to Denge village and by truck to Labuan Bajo with a stop at Dintor beach to swimm and relax. Dinner at Gardena Restaurant in Labuan Bajo, overnight at New Bajo beach hotel or similar.
Day 9 Labuan Bajo-Rinca-Labuan Bajo
Morning transfer to the pier of Labuan bajo to visit the island of Komodo Dragons, Rinca. After 2 hours sailing, start your trekking through the typical dry forest to explore the Island of Komodo dragon, you will find not just the Dragons but also many wild animals like; deers,wildbuffalos,long-tailed macaque and wild pig and also numerous birds. Don’t forget to look up as sometimes you will find the young Komodo dragons on the trees.Return to your boat and proceed to Bidadari island for swimming ,snorkling and relaxing. Afternoon back to Labuan Bajo.Dinner at Gardena Restaurant in Labuan Bajo,overnight at Bajo komodo eco lodge or puri sari hotel or similar.
Day 10 Labuan bajo-Denpasar
After breakfast, a morning visit to the Batu Cermin cave before taking you to the airport for flight to Denpasar
8 DAYS FLORES & KELIMUTU
Duration : 8 Days 7 Nights
Object & Activity : Adventure
Facility : All Transport, Guide, Porter, Meals during program, Water, Snack, Accomodation
Day 1 Mataram – Labuhan Bajo ( Flores ).
Upon arrival at Labuhan Bajo airport Flores, transfer direct to the hotel. After lunch in a local restaurant, spend the afternoon Tour Labuhan Bajo city by local “Benhur” pony cart. Stay overnight in Labuhan Bajo Flores.
Day 2 Labuhan Bajo – Komodo Island
After breakfast, transferred to Labuhan Bajo harbour to Cross the Sape strait by open fishing boat to Komodo Island (approx. 4 hours). Having Lunch on boat. Arrival late afternoon at Loh Liang, then set out on foot for a 30 minutes walk to the feeding ground of the komodo, in a small valley which ensures safe observation as the huge reptiles attack their captive prey, their tails lashing as they view for the right to an easy dinner. Return to the Boat for Dinner and overnight on the Boat.
Day 3 Komodo – Rinca – Labuhan Bajo
Continue to red beach, the beach with pink color sand, snorkeling and waiting for breakfast. After breakfast continue to Rinca island and explore the other habitat of the dragon, here the komodo more wild then in komodo island, beware your legs. then sail back to L. Bajo, arrive in labuhan Bajo around 4 o’clock then check in to hotel for overnight.
Day 4 Labuhan Bajo – Ruteng
After breakfast we set out towards Ruteng. On the way we visit Pan Village, Old Cathedral and Golo Curu hill top. Stay for dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 5 Ruteng – Bejawa
After breakfast on the way to Bajawa we visit Bena, Lang and Wage Villages, So a hot spring. Lunch box will be provided. Stay for dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 6 Bejawa – Ende – Moni
After breakfast departure for Ende. On the way we visit Non Bose hilltop, and Ndona village famous for its hand weavings. Late afternoon arrive in Ende. Stay for dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 7 Explore the Kalimutu Lake
After breakfast transfer you to Moni, a small village at the foot of Kelimutu lake . Start the 2-hour hike to the lake. Return for dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 8 Moni – Maumere
After breakfast we set out towards Maumere. On the way we visit Leonardo Museum, Nita village famous for hand weaving, and finally Bola fishing village. Stay for dinner and overnight in hotel.
4 DAYS SUMBA ISLAND
Duration : 4 Days 3Nights
Object & Activity : Sightseeing, Explore
Facility : All Transport, Guide, Meals during program, Water, Snack, Accomodation
Day 1 – Denpasar – Tambulaka – Waikabubak (West Sumba)
Greeting at Tambulaka airport then transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon, visit of Waikabubak, its traditional market and the surrounding villages: Prai Ijing, Tarung, Waitabar. Tarung is regarded as an important spiritual center by the followers of Marapu religion. It is where we find the most impressive megalithic tombs of the region. On the hill, in the middle of the bustling modern town, a group of traditional houses still stands, in spite of government’s hopes to relocate its inhabitants toward other districts. During your visit, please feel free to ask for Pak Dani Ratu Langgu, spiritual leader of Marapu, and add your name to their list of guests in support for their struggle to protect the village from destruction. Back to hotel in late afternoon. Night at the hotel.
Day 2 – Waikabubak – Lamboya – Waikabubak
We depart early morning (around 4-5am) towards Lamboya to reach the site where the Pasola takes place. Descent to the beach to see the Rato (great priest) harvest the sacred worms ‘Nyale’ then the ritual call to the Pasola. This ceremony is dedicated to the arrival to the goddess Ina Nale “the mother of the sea-worms” and marks the beginning of the rice transplanting season, a new cycle of fertility. Two groups of horsemen armed with spears (not as sharp as during the ancient tribal wars) will oppose each other in the most exciting ritual of Sumba.
Lunch on the site of the Pasola. Back to hotel in the afternoon.
Day 3 – Waikabukak – Region of Kodi – Waikabubak
After breakfast, we head toward the region of Kodi, located on the western part of Sumba. Reputed as a stronghold of Marapu culture, Kodi and its surroundings offer a remarkable landscape of traditional houses with amazingly high roofs. We stop in many villages: Tosi, Parona Baroro where are found the highest roofs of the island, Rotenggaro with unusual stone graves scattered in its surroundings, then the village of Ranggabaki. Picnic, probably on a beach. In the afternoon, we stop in Waitabula and Waijewa to admire the coffee plantations on the way back to our hotel.
Day 4 – Waikabubak – Tambulaka – Denpasar
Transfer to Tambulaka airport after eating breakfast.
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