12D/11N Flores – Lombok Overland
( CODE : FL1 )
Upon arrival at Maumere on the island of Flores you will be welcomed and transfer Transfer in to Sea World Club for overnight.
NOTE: Pick up by Driver & Car From Hotel Sea world Club (+62 82147700188 or +62 382 2425089). Our Guide for Overland will meet you in the afternoon at the hotel.
|Day 2||Maumere – Moni (B) +/- 100km
After Breakfast visit Wuring a Fishing Village at Maumere. Onwards to Sikka is known for is old church from 1899 and Ikat which is enthusiastically sold by the local people. At Paga Beach a moment to relax and if you like you can swim here. In Moni you’ll stay overnight at Kelimutu EcoLodge. Rooms are non AC in this cool hill climate. At night you could make a stroll through the small village of Moni.
|Day 3||Mt. Kelimutu – Riung (B) +/- 180 km
Early morning wake up call for departure to the Kelimutu volcano. A short walk (30 minutes) will take you to the look out point to wait for the sunrise. Kelimutu means Mountain of the Spirits. Known for its famous 3 colour lakes: Turquoise, Brown and Black. It’s the dissolved minerals that give the different colours. Breakfast after return to the hotel. To Ende. Visit Soekarno’s House in town. Continue through beautiful landscape from the south coast, with stop at green stone beach Pengga Jawa, to the dryer north coast of Flores. The last part of the road is still in a poor state. Overnight at Pondok SVD
|Day 4||Riung – 17 islands (B,L)
Today a boat trip to the National Park 17 islands near Riung. Here a great variety of fish and coral can be seen. Snorkels are included in the tour.But the first stop is at the hundreds of Flying Foxes that hang in the mangrove forests near the coast. Lunch at one of the remote islands. On return to Riung for overnight at Pondok SVD
|Day 5||Riung – Bajawa (B) +/-73 kmIn the morning depart for Bajawa. En route visit Soa hotspring where the hot water boils to the surface. You can take a bath if you like. In the afternoon visit Wogo village and the local market at Bajawa. Overnight Happy Happy GH, Silverin or Bintang Wisata Hotel in Bajawa|
|Day 6||Bajawa – Ruteng (B) +/-133 km
In the morning a visit Luba and walk to the traditional village of Bena. Besides still in tact, with the megalith stones besides the old houses, this village has beautiful location with views of Mount Inerie. In the afternoon depart for Ruteng. On the way visit Lake Rana Mese and Ruteng Puu. Overnight Santa Maria or Dahlia Hotel in Ruteng.
|Day 7||Ruteng – Labuan Bajo (B) 137 kmIn the morning a walk through the ricefields north of Ruteng.
Contiue to visit Liang Bua: The cave where recently the bones of the short Homo Floresiensis (the hobbit) have been excavated by scientists. In the afternoon visit spiderweb ricefields at Cacar and continue to Labuan Bajo via mountainous route. Overnight at Labuan Bajo Puri Sari Hotel
|Day 8||Labuan Bajo – Rinca Island – Pink Beach (B,L,D)
Our purpose today is to see the Komodo Dragon. This largest living lizard on earth lives on 3 islands Rinca, Padar & Komodo and some parts of West Flores. Its length can go up to 3 meters with weight of up to 90 kilo.Breakfast at hotel, transfer to the harbour to board for to less famous Rinca island. After 1 ½ hour sailing we reach Loh Buaya. Led by a local ranger 2 hour soft trekking through forest and savanna. Komodo Dragons are often spotted on the way. From the highest point on this hike a beautiful panorama of the surrounding island. Onwards to Pink Beach. This trip over blue tropical waters and past hundreds of small island will take approximately 3 hours. Lunch on board. At Pink Beach time to discover the splendid underwater world of these rich waters (snorkels and fins are provided). At the end of the day sail to Loh Liang at Komodo island. Dinner and overnight on Board.
|Day 9||Komodo – Bima (B,L)
Early wake up call by the birds of Komodo island. After breakfast on board we visit Komodo island. Here we make a walk (1 hour) with a local ranger in search of the Komodo dragons. During your visit also wild buffalo, deer, pigs and various species of tropical birds like the Cockatoo can be seen. Onwards to Sape at the eastern most part of Sumbawa (7-8 hrs). Upon arrival at the harbour of Sape transfer to Hotel Mutmainah or Lambitu for overnight.
|Day 10||Bima – Sumbawa Besar (B)
Breakfast at hotel, before departure to Sumbawa Besar a visit to the Sultan’s Palace of Bima. Outside Bima a stop at salt panning. Onwards to via Dompu past the coastal road to Sumbawa Besar. At this city a visit to the Sultan’s Palace of Sumbawa Besar. Check into our hotel Kencana Beach Hotel or Samawa Transit Hotel for overnight.
|Day 11||Sumbawa Besar (B)
Day at Leisure. ( Optional: snorkeling trip to Moyo Island ). Overnight at Kencana Beach Hotel or SamawaTransit Hotel
Sumbawa Besar – Lombok (B)
Included : AC Transport, English speaking guide, 2 day local boat 1-6 persons and BINTANG LAUT boat for 7-up persons, Snorkel equipment, entrance fees, daily breakfast, 1x Lunch at Remote Island in Riung, 2x Lunch & 1x Dinner on board for Komodo/Rinca Tour. Hotels as mentioned above
Excluded : Airline Tickets, Dom. Apt tax, Porters, Camera and Video fees at KNP, Personal Expenses, Tips etc
* Note: overnight on board local boat is very simple: mattresses with sheets under a covered deck. Toilet is simple at the rear end of the boat.
What to bring too: proper walking shoes, swimmers and towel, hat and sun lotion