General Information

WEST FLORES ECO TOUR 11D/10N

State : FLORES ISLAND

Day 1: DENPASAR – LABUHAN BAJO – RINCA LABUAN BAJO

Upon arrival in Labuhan Bajo ,meet and greet with our representative and directly transfer to the pier where you will boating to Rinca island. Explore the Giant monitor Lizard known as Komodo Dragon as a Top Predator in their pure environment. And other wild animals such as: Timor deer, wild pig, wild water buffalo and many variously of tropical bird. Here you will be lead by Komodo national Park during the trekking. Afterward you will board again to Kalong Island to see Flying Foxes set out from mangrove tree about 06 up 06.30 pm. Lunch will be served on board. Dinner and overnight stay at Golo Hill Top Hotel / similar.

Day 2: LABUAN BAJO – RUTENG – LIANG BUAH – RUTENG

After breakfast in the Hotel driving overland to Ruteng – a cool and small town as the capital city of Manggarai regency where major Manggrainesse tribe dwelt. En route to Ruteng stop at Cara village in Cancar area to see the unexposed world wonder “Lingko” – The spider web shape Rice field. It’s probably the only such a rice field ever exist on earth. Lunch will be serve in Ruteng town. Then continue to Liang Buah for discovering the home of “HOMO FLORESIENSIS” Back to Ruteng town for dinner and overnight at DAHALIA HOTEL / similar.

Day 3: RUTENG – TODO – DENGE

After having breakfast in hotel, drive to Todo Kingdom Village where you can see the exile house of Manggarainese which has an escaping story within the dutch colony. Afterward drive to Denge village. It is situated on the leg of Denge rain forest mountain. On the way you will stop in some remote village, try to comprehend the locals daily or just having closer look into their daily work. Lunch will be en route. Dinner and accommodation in Denge village with the locals.

Day 4: DENGE – TREK WAEREBO VILLAGE

After having breakfast in Denge village quest house, trekking to waerebo – the oldest traditional villge of Manggarainese. The rain forest a long the trek to Waerebo is one of the wealthiest areas in Indonesia in biological terms. The walk through the forest with deferent vegetation is of greet interest, from the families of orchids, palms, ferns, etc. Natural voice of various type singing birds will entertain you a long the trip. The clear and fresh water river on the way up to the village is a good point to take rest. In the village of Waerebo, visitor can see conical houses, which one of it is a ‘drum house’ with very unique architectures, place for holding meetings, rituals and Sunday morning prayers. The drum house is a communal building for a clan or clan branch, symbolizing the ideal unity of patrilineal descent. The view a long the trek to down land area is spectacular. The place has been developed as tourism site; sleeping on the traditional house and having local cuisine together with local community is very wonderful and unforgettable moment for the visitor. You will stay overnight here with the locals.

Day 5: WAE REBO – DINTOR – NAGALILI – LEMBOR

After breakfast, trek back to Denge village where you will catch your car for driving to Dintor village. Here you will getting on boat trip to Nagalili. Before having lunch, you will swimming and relaxing on white sandy beach. Afternoon, continue to Lembor village for accommodation and dinner.

Day 6: LEMBOR – ISTANA ULAR – TADO VILLAGE – WERANG.

After breakfast, discover Istana Ular ~” Snake Palace”.This is culturally environmentally sensitive area. Always secure an experienced guide to bring you to the cave and follow all instructions. Pythons and other snakes in the cave are potentially dangerous and should only be approached in the presence of an experienced guide. The snakes, bat and their cave home are held in great regard by the local villagers and, as a result, no visitors should attempt to disturb the cave or its wild inhabitants. The cave’s ground is muddy and wet. Wash your shoes in the nearby river after your visiting. Because the air is extremely humid within the cave, consider bringing a long a change of clothing, also a strong flashlight. Lunch will be served in local restaurant. Drive toward to Tado ecotourism village to enjoy the traditional war dancing performance of Manggraines called ‘Caci’, which is one of the popular dancing in manggaraian tribe. afternoon driving to werang village to have dinner and overnight.

Day 7: WERANG – TREK SANONGOANG CRATER LAKE – NUNANG.

After breakfast at Werang village driving to Sanonggoang crater lake. Trekking around the deepest crater lake in the world ( 500 m in depth) with sulfuric water and hot spring surrounding: rural with a lot of agricultural, traditional villages rich in local cultural. Lot of nice natural trails for trekking – You could take Horse riding/Horse back also really impressive. Here is potential for ecotourism with following activities opportunities is very high. Hiking, trekking, Nature tours: bird watching, flora and fauna. Agricultural: traditional cultivation, systems and methods ( domestic animals, irrigation, fertilization, etc ) crops ( cash crops and traditional crops ). Culture: traditional handicrafts, dance, swimming hot spring. Lunch, dinner and accommodation will be served by local people in Nunang village.

Day 8: NUNANG – CUNCARAMI WTERFALL – ROE VILLGE

After have breakfast drive to Cunca Rami waterfall. Here you will se huge waterfall, with good fresh water with it’s wonderful canon for swimming. After you left the settle area you enter in very interesting strong agriculture influenced area. Water buffaloes and other domestics animals like pigs and goats are on the way. Rice fields where you can see the deferent steps and phases of planting and cropping are good visible and quite impressive. Also vanilla, candle nut, cacao, white pepper, coffee and other various kinds of plantations are next to the trail up to the waterfall. It is interesting to walk through an extremely huge green garden with a lot of new tropical crops and local agriculture methods. On the way back you could take deferent trail down to pass through Ndengo village and beautiful rice terrace a long the path ways. Lunch en route. Dinner and overnight at Roe ecotourism village.

Day 9: ROE – TREK MBELILIG MOUNTAIN RAIN FOREST.

After breakfast trekking to Mbeliling mountain rain forest. The Mbeliling forest area is one of the wealthiest areas in Indonesia in biological terms. This includes extremely high levels of endemicity for birds, mammals ( giant rat ), reptiles, amphibians, plants, butterfly and beetles. The beautiful panoramic from the top of the hill is fabulous. View to Labuan bajo and other isles are spectacular as well as the view to the other side of the hill ( to lembor, Werang, Nangalili, Sanonggoang crater lake, etc ). The walk through the forest with deferent vegetation is of greet interest, from the families of orchids, palms, ferns, etc. Here is really good for do the bird watching activities. Natural voice of various type singing birds will entertain you a long the trip. Camp and dinner will be provided by local people at the top of Mbeliling forest. On the night you will really feel the nature touch throughout it’s quietness life in the forest of Mbeliling Mountain.

Day 10: MBELILING MOUNTAIN RAIN FOREST – LABUAN BAJO

After breakfast at the top of the mountain trekking down to wae lia as one of the starting point to trek this rain forest mountain. Drive towards to Culu village to see the Arak – local alcohol distillation. Lunch will be served in Labuan Bajo. Afternoon taking boat trip to Bidadari island for relaxing, snorkeling and swimming. Dinner and overnight at Golo Hill Top Hotel or similar.

Day 11: LABUAN BAJO – DENPASAR

After breakfast, you will wait for the transfer to airport for bali.