General Information

FLORES OVERLAND 9D/8N

State : FLORES ISLAND

Day 1: Denpasar – Maumere

Arrival at Wai Oti Airport Maumere, meeting with our guide and transfer to Sea World Club Hotel. Afternoon; free programme.

Day 2: Maumere-Moni

Morning after breakfast departure from your hotel, first visit Ledalero Museum,on the outskirts of Maumere. This museum has an interesting collection of ethnological objects from the region. Ledalero is also the name of a major Catholic Seminary which forms many Florinese priests. Continue your Trip to Sikka Village,very famous for its traditional ikat weaving,then to Paga to enjoy the peacefuls beach. Afternoon; soft trekking to Jopu and Ranggase villages. Dinner and overnight at Flores Sare hotel.

Day 3: Moni-Kelimutu-Ende-Bajawa

It is worth to experience the sunrise at Kelimutu;the three colored crater lakes, one of the most specular and mysterious sight indonesian. You will begin your day early in the morning (start at about 4 am). After admiring this wonder of natur,the drive to Ende will take you pass beautiful ravines and villages. There are occasions for photo stops, such as at Nduaria Fruit market. Lunch in Ende. Afternoon; drive to Bajawa. En route stop at Penggajawa - the blue pebbles beach.Dinner at Camelia Restaurant,overnight at Bintang Wisata.

Day 4: Bajawa and surrounding

Early morning at 5 am drive up to Wawomuda vulcano,after one hour’s drive,start your trekking through the coffee plantation and you will enjoy the panorama of Bajawa city, and Inerie volcano as well as the sunrise from behind mount Ebulobo. Wawomuda has three red-coloured.The last erruption was in 2001. Back to your hotel for breakfast. Afternoon; visit Bena village ,the prototype of an ancient Ngada village ,located about 21 km south part of Bajawa. Back to Bajawa and visit Soa hot springs. Dinner at Camelia Restaurant,overnight at Bintang Wisata hotel.

Day 5: Bajawa-Ruteng

It is another beautiful driving day; you will pass beautiful villages and rainforest. To stretch your legs stop at Aimere, famous for its “Arak” distillation and palm wine fresh used tapp ,and at lake Ranamese to follow the trail in the cloud forest.Lunch in Ruteng. Afternoon;visit the local market and Ruteng Puu,a traditional Manggarai village. Dinner and Overnight at Dahlia Hotel.

Day 6: Ruteng-Todo-Narang-Denge village

On this day you go by truck to explore the western part of Flores,you first visit Cara village,from where you can see the unique lingko rice fields, circular terraces arranged like a spider web. Todo traditional village,then continue to Denge village, overnight there at family houses and dinner with local people.

Day 7: Denge village-Wae Rebo village

After a light breakfast start your trekking to Wae Rebo village, through the untouched rainforest, and coffee plantation. It takes 4 hours. Wae Rebo is an old original village,little changed by time,the houses and way of life here reflect ancient traditions. People are very friendly; here you have time to experience their way of life by eating with them,trying their original food and learning their traditions. Stay overnight at local family houses.

Day 8: Wae Rebo village-Denge-Dintor-Labuan Bajo

Morning trekking back to Denge village and by truck to Labuan Bajo with a stop at Dintor beach to swimm and relax. Dinner at Gardena Restaurant in Labuan Bajo, overnight at New Bajo beach hotel or similar.

Day 9: Labuan Bajo - Denpasar

After breakfast, a morning visit to the Batu Cermin cave before taking you to the airport for flight to Denpasar