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8-Day Flores Komodo Adventure Tour

Flores, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
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Duration

8 Days/7 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people

Languages

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Overview

Embark on Discovery: 8-Day Flores Komodo Adventure Tour

8-Day Flores Komodo Adventure Tour with Bali Star Island, where nature meets adventure. Our meticulously crafted tour package promises an unforgettable journey through the diverse landscapes of Flores Island. Our tour packages span eight days and seven nights and are tailored for adventure seekers eager to explore the wonders of Flores and Komodo. Begin your adventure by immersing yourself in Flores Island’s breathtaking landscapes.

As you traverse the island, you will discover the traditional way of life among local communities and the vibrant culture that permeates every corner. Experience the warmth and hospitality of the Flores people as you delve into their rich heritage.

But the adventure doesn’t end there. Set sail for Komodo National Park, where the iconic Komodo dragons await. Witness these ancient reptiles in their natural habitat and explore the pristine beaches. Likewise, enjoy the vibrant coral reefs and volcanic landscapes that make this UNESCO World Heritage Site a true natural wonder.

With Bali Star Island, your journey is not just a tour. It is an experience of a lifetime. Choose us for an adventure and discover why we are the top choice for Flores Tours and Komodo Tour Packages.

Important Notice: Safety First!

As you set foot on Komodo Island, your safety is our utmost priority. Please be aware of tropical conditions, including solid sunshine, varying temperatures, and the presence of insects. Please exercise caution and follow our safety guidelines to ensure a secure and enjoyable experience on this exotic island.

  1. Ranger’s Instructions: Always follow the assigned ranger’s instructions when entering Komodo Island. These trained professionals know the terrain and wildlife, enhancing your safety during the visit.
  2. Women’s Entry Restriction: Please be aware that women cannot enter Komodo Island during their menstrual period. This precautionary measure is in place to ensure the safety and well-being of both visitors and the unique wildlife inhabiting the island.
  3. Mosquito Repellent: Use mosquito repellent to protect yourself from potential insect bites, ensuring a comfortable and worry-free exploration.
  4. Tropical Conditions Awareness: Be conscious of low conditions, including solid sunshine and varying temperatures. Wear appropriate clothing and carry sun protection essentials to safeguard against the tropical climate.
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What to Bring?

  • Comfortable Clothing: Pack lightweight and breathable clothing suitable for tropical conditions.
  • Sun Protection: Bring sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses to shield yourself from the solid tropical sunshine.
  • Insect Repellent: Guard against insects by carrying effective repellent to ensure a comfortable experience.
  • Sturdy Footwear: Wear comfortable and durable footwear suitable for the various terrains encountered during the tour.
  • Camera and Binoculars: Capture stunning landscapes and wildlife moments with a camera and binoculars.

Highlights

  • Cultural Exploration in Traditional Villages: Immerse yourself in the unique social life of local tribes by exploring traditional villages, including Bena and Aimere, offering insights into the rich cultural heritage.
  • Kelimutu Lake Tri-colored Marvel: Witness the mystical Kelimutu Lake, renowned for its tri-colored volcanic lakes, each displaying a unique and mesmerizing hue.
  • Lodok Cancar and Spider-Web Rice Fields: Marvel at the panoramic landscapes of Lodok Cancar, home to the iconic spider-web rice fields, showcasing the intricate agricultural practices of the region.
  • Labuan Bajo Discovery: Explore the vibrant town of Labuan Bajo, which serves as the gateway to Komodo National Park.
  • Rinca Island and Komodo Island Expedition: Sail through the Komodo National Park, visiting Rinca Island, Komodo Island, and the iconic Pink Beach, witnessing the awe-inspiring Komodo dragons in their natural habitat.
  • Snorkeling Adventure: Dive into the vibrant underwater world with a thrilling snorkeling adventure at Bluestone and other pristine spots, exploring the diverse marine life of the region.
  • Kanawa Island Excursion: Explore the pristine beauty of Kanawa Island, a tropical paradise with crystal-clear waters and coral reefs.
  • Ruteng Exploration: Discover the charm of Ruteng with its unique cultural and natural attractions, including the spider-web rice fields and traditional villages.

Itinerary

DAY 01: Maumere – Moni Village
DAY 01: Maumere – Moni Village

Upon arrival at Waioti Airport in Maumere, Flores Island, guests will receive a warm welcome from our local representative before proceeding to Moni Village. Meanwhile, we will serve lunch at a local restaurant en route. Along the journey, we stop at Maumere Hill village to admire the imposing statue of Jesus Christ. Afterwards, we will visit Paga village to explore the traditional houses of the local community. Upon reaching Moni, guests check in at their designated hotel. Dinner will be served at a local restaurant, allowing one to savour the region's flavours.

DAY 02: Moni – Kelimutu Lake- Riung
DAY 02: Moni – Kelimutu Lake- Riung

In the early morning, our journey to Mount Kelimutu commences at 4:00 am, and we embark on a trek to reach the captivating lakes. Upon arrival, marvel at the breathtaking crater view of the Three Colored Lakes. The colours include brown, green, and white, which continually change. Witness the stunning sunrise and the lush surrounding rainforest from the summit of Kelimutu Mountain. Following this unforgettable experience, we return to the hotel for breakfast. Our expedition continues towards Ende, where lunch awaits at a local restaurant. Afterwards, we proceed to Nanga Penda Beach to admire the natural bluestone formations along the shoreline. Our journey then takes us to Riung, traversing through barren hills. Upon arrival, guests are promptly checked in at the designated hotel, marking the end of another enriching day of exploration.

DAY 03: Riung – 17 Islands National Park
DAY 03: Riung – 17 Islands National Park

Following breakfast, embark on a boat excursion to immerse yourself in the splendour of the sea gardens of the seventeen islands. The coral reef surrounding the "Seventeen Islands" is renowned for its spectacular beauty, boasting a diverse array of hard and soft corals teeming with vibrant marine life. With 17 islands adorned with pristine white-sand beaches, guests have ample opportunities for swimming and snorkelling amidst many coral species and sea creatures. A lunch box will be provided for convenience on one of the islands. As the day draws closer, return to your hotel aboard the boat, where dinner and overnight accommodations await.

DAY 04: Riung – Bajawa
DAY 04: Riung – Bajawa

After enjoying breakfast at the hotel, it's time to check out and embark on our journey to Bajawa. We'll make stops at various panoramic viewpoints to soak in the breathtaking scenery along the way. Our next destination is the So'a Hot Springs, which offers a rejuvenating bathing experience in natural surroundings. Continuing our journey, we arrive in Bajawa, renowned for its untouched natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. Here, we explore the traditional village of the Bajawa tribes, including a visit to Bena—a megalithic village steeped in ancestral spirits' beliefs and traditional way of life, evident in their iconic "Ngadhu" and "Bhaga" structures symbolizing male and female ancestral spirits. Following our exploration, we check in for an overnight stay, immersing ourselves further in the charm of Bajawa.

DAY 05: Bajawa – Ruteng
DAY 05: Bajawa – Ruteng

Check out of the hotel and continue the journey to Aimere village to see “Arak” distillation, fresh palm juice tapping at “Ranamese” Lake, and a snapshot at the magnificent peak of Mt. Inerie, an active volcano. Continue overland to Ruteng, an excellent small town as the capital city of Manggarai Regency, where the prominent Manggarainese tribe dwells via Rana Mese Lake, and then stop at Mano to imagine a beautiful rice terrace view on the mountain slope. In the afternoon, we will visit the natural cave of Flores Hobbit, called Liang Bua, and check in at the hotel.

DAY 06: Ruteng- Labuan Bajo
DAY 06: Ruteng- Labuan Bajo

Today's itinerary begins with a visit to Golo Curu Hill, offering breathtaking panoramic views of Ruteng town and its surrounding rice terraces. Following this, our journey continues to explore "The Lodok," an intricate spider's web-like rice field that serves as the Division of Land system for the Manggarainese. As we make our way to Labuan Bajo, we'll pause at various scenic spots to soak in the landscape's natural beauty. Our route also includes a stop at Lembor, renowned as the most extensive irrigation area in Flores. Upon reaching Labuan Bajo, guests are invited to check in at their chosen hotel to unwind and prepare for further exploration.

DAY 07: Labuan Bajo – Rinca Island-Komodo Island-Kanawa Island
DAY 07: Labuan Bajo – Rinca Island-Komodo Island-Kanawa Island

Today, the Flores Adventure Tour explores the Komodo Dragon at the National Park. Guests embark on a boat journey to Rinca Island to witness the sunrise and discover a small island, a scenic voyage lasting approximately 2 hours aboard our local wooden boat. Upon arrival at Rinca Island, we trek through the lush green forest to encounter Komodo dragons and other indigenous wildlife such as deer, pigs, monkeys, buffaloes, and various bird species. Following this exhilarating experience, we return to the boat for lunch before continuing our journey to Komodo Island. Along the way, we'll have the opportunity to observe other wild animals, such as Timor deer, buffalo, monkeys, and snakes. After trekking, guests can enjoy snorkelling amidst the vibrant marine life on a pink sandy beach. Our adventure culminates with a voyage to Kanawa Island for dinner and an overnight stay aboard the boat.

08: Kanawa Island – Bidadari Island
08: Kanawa Island – Bidadari Island

Today marks the conclusion of the thrilling Flores adventure tour. Following breakfast, guests will embark on a snorkelling excursion in shallow waters amidst the enchanting long coralline. The journey continues to Bidadari Island for a final snorkelling experience before returning to Labuan Bajo. Upon arrival, guests will be transferred directly to the airport for their flight back to Bali, concluding this unforgettable adventure.

Included/Excluded

  • 21% Government tax and service charge
  • Flores Komodo Tour Packages Experience
  • See the Komodo dragon at National Park
  • Accommodation as per itinerary (twin sharing)
  • Daily breakfast
  • Lunches as per schedule
  • Dinner as per schedule
  • Trekking adventure at Rinca Island
  • Mineral water during trekking
  • Snorkelling gear
  • Safety equipment
  • Boat transfer
  • Private air-conditioning car
  • Safe driver
  • Entrance fee at all tourist destination
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Flight ticket
  • Other meals and drinks not specified above
  • The conservation fee at Komodo National Park is around USD 40 net/person/day
  • Tipping
  • Other personal expenses

Tour's Location

Flores, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia
from $2,327.78

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