Sumba Flores Komodo – Explore Tours
Sumba Flores Komodo
NATURE l CULTURE l TRIBES l DRAGONS
12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS – Price ; USD 1.750 per person
Day 01: DENPASAR-TAMBULAKA – SINAR TAMBOLAKA HOTEL ( L/D )
Upon arrive at TAMBULAKA Airport of west Sumba, you are welcome by our guide representative then transfer to SINAR TAMBOLAKA HOTEL for accommodation. Lunch will be served HOTEL. Afternoon proceed to Waitabula for visit Sumba Cultural Houses, traditional Market where the local people activities selling and buying their daily life need include the hand weaving, next to WAIKELO Harbor. Return to Hotel.
Dinner and overnight.
Day 02: Hotel -Kodi Full Day Tours ( B/L/D )
After breakfast at Hotel Drive to Kodi Area for Visit: Tosi Village, Parona baroro Village, Rotenggaro Village and Ranggabaki Village, this place to see all the house are very high roof more than ten meters high. Lunch box will prepare on the beach, afternoon return to Hotel via Waitabula here along the way back to hotel we witness the Coffee plantation , dinner and over night at Hotel Sinar Tambolaka.
Day 03: TAMBOLAKA-WANUKAKA-LAMBOYA ( B/L/D )
After breakfast at Hotel tour start to Visit , Wanukaka and Lamboya Districk,For visit: Waigalli, Prai Goly ,Waiwuang and Waru wora Village ( All traditional Houses on top of hill and Grave Stone of Front of it, with a very fantastic Scenery of ricefiew and the Indian ocean, lunch box will prepare on the beach and Relax , drive back to the city of Waikabubak for Overnight and Dinner at Manandang Hotel or Similar
Day 04: WAIKABUBAK – ANAKALANG – MAMBORO COUNTRY SIDE / B/L/D )
After Breakfast , Your guide will pick you up then start the tour to Anakalang Area for Visit: PASUNGA, ( Megalitick Tombs build on 1926 ) LAI TARUNG, To see the Hause of Marapu/ ancestor, GALU BAKUL Village to see The Royal tombs King of Anakalang ( Umbu Sawola ) then drive to Mamboro Country side and will stop at Some Village for visit: Manuakalada, Wawarongu and Tambera Village, your picnic lunch will provided on the way, during this trip you can enjoy the fantastic view of the rice field , green hill and safanah with the back ground of the Flores ocean ,afternoon return to your hotel for accommodation.
DAY 05: WAIKABUBAK – KUPANG ( B/L/D )
After breakfast at Hotel , free until time to transfer to Airport for flight to Kupang. Upon arrival you are welcomed by your personal guide then transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight at On the Rock Hotel – (Beach side Hotel – Kupang)
Day 6: Kupang – Ende – Moni (B,L,D)
Breakfast at Hotel, Transfer to the airport and flight to Ende, arrival in Ende Airport, Central Flores, you will be welcome and met by our guide. After baggage claim, our guide will take you to Moni, located in the slope of Mt Kelimutu for about 2.5 hours drive from Ende. Photo stops will be made according to local happenings for panoramic view and local people activities. Late afternoon arriving in Moni and check in at Kelimutu Eco Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 7: Moni – Kelimutu – Bajawa (178 km/08 hours) [b/l/d]
Wake up call early morning at 04.00. You will start the trip today at 04.00 by driving up one hour, continue with 30 minutes hike up to Mt. Kelimutu, to see the three colored lakes. Upon arrival walk for 1,5 km and then ascend 127 steps to top to view Kelimutu’s green, Blue and black lakes. A Dutch geologist discovered Kelimutu in 1914; at the time the lakes were Red, Blue and white.
Enjoy the sunrise (subject to weather permits) and enough time is given to walk around. Drive back to hotel for breakfast and check out. Continue your journey through Bajawa, with stop visit at Saga traditional village and Ende town for lunch. Continue drive with other stops in Penggajawa blue stone beach and Boawae another traditional village. Several stops en route can be arranged according to local happenings. Late afternoon arriving in Bajawa then directly check in at the hotel. Dinner at local restaurant
Accommodation at SANIAN HOTEL (Standard Room)
Day 8: BAJAWA-RUTENG (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel
Explore traditional village of Bajawa tribes. Visit Boloji or Warusoba to attend dance performance of Bajawanese followed by “Suling” – cluster of Bamboo flute concert music. Proceed to Bena – a megalithic village where people do preserve their ancestral spirits believed and way of life, which can be seen in their “Ngadhu” and “Bhaga”. Ngadhu and Bhaga are conical thatched roof huts symbolized their Male and Female ancestral spirits. On the way stop to the slope of Inerie active volcano stop will be made for taking pictures.Lunch Enroute. then continue overland to Ruteng. Stops will be made at Aimere to see the local making palm wine and Ranamese lake. Dinner and overnight at Wisma Bunda Maria
Accommodation at Wisma Bunda Maria / Shinda Hotel / VIP Room > Simple Accommodation
Day 9: RUTENG-LABUAN BAJO (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel
Morning we visit Rutengpuu – Manggarainese traditional village to see their unique slander-shaped houses and be with local people. Then overland to Labuan Bajo, the Western tip of Flores Island. Lunch enroute. On the way stops will be made at Cancar to to see the spider web rice field and Lembor irrigation where you can enjoy the beautiful panorama of rice fields with lush and dry hills as the background, and other places according to local happenings. On arrival in Labuan Bajo direct taking dinner at local restaurant before transferring to the hotel for check in and overnight
Accommodation: Bintang Flores / La Prima Hotel
Day 10 : Labuan bajo – Kelor – Rinca – Kalong island [-/l/d]
Arrive at Komodo airport in Labuan Bajo on western Flores, meeting service with our representative and transfer to the pier of Labuan Bajo to get board on. KLM.Fadaelo or KLM Budiutama (based on availability upon booking). Then set cruising to Kelor Island for snorkeling and swimming. Lunch is served on boat while cruising to Rinca Island. Afternoon trekking to Wae Waso in Rinca Island walking through the typical dry forest to explore the Island of Komodo dragon, where you will find not just the Dragons but might also encounter other wild animals like, deer, wild buffalo, long-tailed macaque and wild Boar also numerous of birds. Keep your eyes up as sometime you will find the young Komodo dragons on the trees. A local ranger will lead you through this nature reserve. Late afternoon proceed to Kalong Island to see the thousands of bats?flying out from their nets.
Dinner and Overnight on BOAT (Cabin boat with fan )
Day 11 : Kalong – Komodo island – Pink beach – Bidadari island [b/l/d]
Early morning start cruising to Komodo Island. Disembark at the pier of Komodo Island, trekking to Banunggulung walk through the typical dry forest to explore the Island of Komodo dragon, and the possibility to find other wild animals like deer, wild boars and also various birds such as leser-sulphur-crested-cockatoo, collared kingfisher, etc. A local ranger will lead you through this nature reserve. Then proceed to Komodo village to explore the activities of the local people on the island. Afterwards return to the boat for lunch while cruising continue to Pink Beach for swimming and snorkeling at un-spoilt coral reef amongst colorful tropical fish.
Late afternoon continue cruising to Bidadari Island.
Dinner and Overnight on BOAT (Cabin boat with fan )
Day 12 : Bidadari island – Labuan bajo – airport – Bali by flight [b/-/-]
Breakfast is served on board while the boat returning to Labuan Bajo. On arrival, then directly transfer by car to the hotel or to the airport to catch your flight back to Bali.