D1. Labuan Bajo – Arrival (incl. B)
On arrival at Airport of Labuan Bajo, our guide will meet you then transfer to HOTEL NEW BAJO BEACH for accommodation. Afternoon half-day tour in down town of Labuan Bajo.
D2. Labuan Bajo – Komodo (incl. B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the harbor for 3 hours cruising to Komodo Island. Arrive in Komodo direct walk for 1.5 miles to Banugulung to see the activities of the giant Monitor Lizard “Komodo Dragon” which was scientifically described in 1912 as VARANUS KOMODOENSIS which is up to 3 m long and about 150 kg weight. The total number of these lizards is estimated at 5.000 – 7.000 inhabited in Komodo, Padar, Rinca Island and Western Flores. Return to the based and an opportunity to swim or snorkel on clean and white sandy beach. Lunch will be served on boat and cruise back to Labuan Bajo for accommodation and dinner at NEW BAJO BEACH HOTEL.
D3-D4. Relaxing at Labuan Bajo (incl. B)
D5. Labuan Bajo – Ruteng (incl. B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive overland to Ruteng – a cool and small town as the capital city of Manggarai Regency where major Mangarainese tribe dwelt. On the way stops will be made at Lembor and Cancar where you can enjoy the beautiful panorama of rice fields with lush and dry hills as the back ground, and other places according to local happenings. On arrival direct check-in at HOTEL DAHLIA or similar. Onto Ruteng Puu – Manggarainese traditional village to see their unique slander-shaped houses and be with local people. Return to hotel.
D6. Ruteng – Bajawa (incl. B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel Continue drive to the East to Bajawa – another cool and small town as a capital city of Ngada Regency (home of Ngada and Nagekeo tribes). Stops will be made “Ranamese” Lake, and snapshot at magnificent peak of Mt. Inerie – an active volcano and Aimere for having lunch. On arrival at Bajawa drive 2 km to Boloji to attend dance performance of Bajawanese followed by “Suling” – cluster of Bamboo flute concert music. Return to HOTEL KEMBANG or ANGGREK for accommodation and meals.
D7. Bajawa (incl. B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. Explore traditional village of Bajawa tribes. Visit 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” – conical thatched roof huts symbolized their Male and Female ancestral spirits. On the way stop on the slope of Inerie active volcano for taking pictures. Return to Bajawa for Lunch at Local Restaurant. Afternoon drive to the North to Soa sub district to see Masu, Seso and Mude traditional village. Onto Mengeruda – a natural hot spring water for relaxing and taking bath.. Return to hotel.
D8. Bajawa – Detusoko (incl. B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. Continue drive overland for 5 hours to Detusoko (175 km). Continue drive overland for 5 hours to Detusoko (175 km) through scenic road where you can enjoy beautiful panorama of the valley with sea as the background. Stops will be made at Wogo, another traditional Bajawanese village and Boawae – village of Nagekeo tribes to observe their tradition and culture, Ende for having lunch at a local restaurant, Onekore village – the center of “Ikat” hand-weaving with Endenese typical style Proceed to Detusoko. Accommodation and meals at Missionary GuestHouses – ST. FRANCISKUS.
D9. Detusoko – Kelimutu – Maumere (incl. B/L/D)
After an early morning breakfast at 5.30 drive up to Kelimutu volcano 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. Descend to Moni village to view beautiful hand woven clothes and to visit Kowanara village famous for its traditional Lionese houses. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Paga Beach. . Proceed to Maumere with several stops made according to local happenings. Accommodation and meals at FLORES SAO RESORT or SEA WORLD CLUB.
D10-D11. Relaxing at Maumere (incl. B)
D12. Maumere – Kupang (incl. B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the Airport to depart to Kupang – Timor Island. On arrival at Eltari Airport of Kupang, transfer to KRISTAL HOTEL for accommodation and dinner.
D13. Kupang – Soe (incl. B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Soe, a distance of 110 km for 3 hours through beautiful panoramas of rice fields, farms, jungles and savanna. Stops will be made for taking pictures and local happenings. Upon arrival at Soe visit several villages in order to learn about local culture and beliefs. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Soe. Return to Kupang with stops at Oebelo, a Rottenness village famous for its unique music instrument called “Sasando”, made from “lontar” palm leaves, and Tarus village to observe the process of making “laru” – local liquor. Return to hotel.
D14. Kupang – Denpasar (incl. B/L)
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport for flight to Denpasar .Arrive at Denpasar, proceed to hotel in Kuta area for check-in and overnight.
D15-D16. Relaxing at Kuta Area (incl. B)
D17. Transfer Out (incl B)
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your next destination.
What is included in the tour package :
– Accommodations twin/double share
– Breakfasts, lunches and dinners as appeared in itinerary
– Tours and entrance fees for all of the sites the group attends together, as listed in the Itinerary
– All transports required for the whole journey as indicated in itinerary
– Services of a professional Tourist Guide throughout the tour
– Tour production by PT Lintang Buana Wisata Nusantara
– Specified accommodations and meals for the guide and driver
– Return airport to hotel transfer
What is not included yet in the tour package :
– Airfare & airport tax
– Travel Insurance
– Personal expenses, optional tours or additional meals
– Tipping or gratitudes for driver and guide
(by KIM, Jan 2010)