16D Discover Flores from maumere to LBJ

Day 01. Arrival at Maumere Airport – Transfer to the hotel.

On your arrival at Maumere airport, east Flores island, you will be fetched by the hotel staff or your guide, then transfer to Wailiti hotel.

Day 02. Maumere countryside tour

After being breakfast at hotel, will do countryside tour around Maumere. Visit traditional Wuring fishing village, then will drive to Sikka village on the south coast of Maumere to see the old church was built by the Portuguese in 1889. Sikka is also home for traditional ikat weaving village. On the way, will also visit at historical and culture museum of Blikon Blewut that is situated inside campus of mayor catholic seminary on Flores. Drive to Nilo hill to have a great view of Maumere and around. Back to Wailiti hotel for Overnight.

Day 03. Maumere~Moni

Breakfast at hotel, drive to Moni village as the gate way to get to the three different color crater lake of Kelimutu. En route will stop in a few places for excellent panorama picture. Stop at Paga beach for lunch continue to Wolowaru or Jopu village to see the type of traditional house construction of Lionese tribe. In the afternoon will arrive at Moni and check in at Bintang Lodge Moni hotel.

Day 4. Moni village – Kelimutu lake – Ende

Early morning will drive to three different color crater lake of Kelimutu as the one of the most mysterious and dramatic sight in the world. Kelimutu was discovered by the Dutch geologist in 1914, and at that time the lakes’s color were “Blue, Red, and white”. Drive back to hotel for having breakfast, then onto Ndu’a Ria “a daily Traditional Fruit Market”, Drive to Ende town with regular stopping at some places for spectacular natural panorama picture. Visit Saga and Wologai traditional village. Lunch in Ende, and afternoon will visit Wologai and Nua Bosi view point. Overnight at Mentari hotel.

Day 05. Ende – Blue stone beach – Riung

Breakfast at hotel, then drive to Panggajawa beac to have a relax and see the Blue stone along the beach. Local people collect them to be exported in several countries around Asia for making decoration on any buildings. Drive toward Riung as the North coastal side of Flores. Stop at several places for taking photo such as: Mbay as the flattest town on Flores with nice occean view at the back, beautiful view of Palue isle in the middle of the sea, and amazing panorama of 17 isle marine park. In the afternoon will arrive in Riung for checking in at Pondok SVD hotel.

Day 06. Riung – 17 Isles sea Park tour – Riung

After being breakafst at hotel, then visit 17 isles marine park by local motorized boat. Swimming, relaxing, sun bathing and snorkelling in several isles within the Riung 17 Sea park such as; Rutong, Tiga, Bako isle with its amazing white sandy beach and spectacular coral reefs and crytal clear water. Beach BBQ lunch will be done on the one these isles. Visit Kalong isle to see the thousands of fruit bats hanging on the mangrove forest. In the afternoon will be back to the hotel.

Day 07. Riung – Bajawa

Breakfast at hotel, then drive to Bajawa with regular stopping at few places for panorama pictures, then visit So’a hot spring. You can take a bath here if you want. Drive to Bajawa as the home for the real pure natural and cultural region on mainland of Flores. Afternoon will arrive in Bajawa and check in at Silverin hotel.

Day 08. Bajawa Fullday tour to visit some traditional villages of Ngada tribe

After being breakfast will visit some traditional villages around such as: Luba, Bena, and Gurusina village through so many sort of cash crop plantation alongside the road. Stop in foot of Inerie volcano to make a photo of wondering view of sharp conical shape of this volcano which is 2.200 m above sea level. In Ngadha tribe where you are going to have full insight about their tradition, culture and life style which most visitors say as the pure culture and nature region throughout the island. Driving back to your hotel for over night.

Day 09. Bajawa – Bena – Ruteng

After being breakfast at hotel will drive to drive to Aimere south coast as the home of “Local Arack fermentation and distillation process” on Flores from lontar palm juice to become Alcoholic drink or Arack which is about 30 or 40 % its alcohol. Continue trip to Ruteng via Rana Mese lake and then stop at Mano for picturing of beautiful Rice terrace view on the mountain slope. Drive to Ruteng to check in at Santa Maria monastery.

Day 10. Ruteng countryside tour

After brekafat, visit Ruteng Pu’u, Liang Bua hobbit cave, and Rice terraces at Kilo Lima northern Ruteng. Overnight at Santa Maria.

Day 11. Ruteng – Labuan Bajo

After breakfast at the hotel, will visit Golo Curu hill to witness the fantastic view of Ruteng town and rice terraces. Afterward continue trip to “Lodok” Spider’s web rice field as the Division of Land system of Manggarainese. Drive to Labuan Bajo and will stop in several places for picturing of natural panorama, then to Lembor as the largest irrigation area all over in Flores. On arrival in Labuan Bajo will check in at Golo hilltop hotel.

Day 12. Free program in Labuan Bajo

Day 13. Labuan Bajo – Snorkeling at Kelor island – Rinca village – Kalong island

Day 14. Trekking at Rinca island – snorkelling at Pink Beach – Komodo village.

Day 15. Komodo island trekking – snorkelling at Manta Point – snorkelling at Kanawa – Labuan Bajo

Day 16. Labuan Bajo – Batu cermin – Airport.