Volcano Dragon 9D/8N

Tour Price : USD  / person, Minimal 2 person
Price for Single Traveler: (USD )

Tour Itinerary :

Day 01   ARRIVAL MAUMERE - Mount EGON

Arrive at Waioti airport of Maumere meeting services then transfer to local restaurant for lunch. Drive direct to Mount Egon - the latest erupted volcano on Flores. The last eruption was on February 2004 when thousands of people flee their village but not casualties. Drive then the road thenwalk to the place whereever it possible to get closer to the crater. Late afternoon returning to the main road to Hotel [Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner]

Day 02  MAUMERE - MONI
There are places around Maumere town worth to be visited your today's program visiting Watublapi, a hamlet about 18 km south east of Maumere locally known for its fertile land and rich in exotic tropical plants and fruits. One will be entertained with dances and folksongs accompanied with local dishes and drinks. There is chance to comprehend more about Ikat Weaving - the well-known tie-dyeing weaving technique. Maumere daily market, Wuring - The fishermen village with houses built on the stilt and Ledalero - an Ethnological Museum. Lunch will be served in Paga Beach. During the day you will experience by the dramatic change in both nature and ethnicity. In the afternoon you will find yourself in the Lio's ethnic environment. Pay a call to their village such as Lisedetu and try to comprehend the local's daily life or just having a closer in to their work architectures. Proceed to Ranggase or Koanara with traditional houses to comprehend the Lio ethnic daily life and to understand their work of civilization. Such as the typical Lio House; some of them are decorated with breast figure as to symbolize the fertility and prosperity. The Lio people also well-known for the Ikat weaving - the tie-dyeing weaving technique. (Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Day 03   MONI - KELIMUTU - ENDE
It is worth to experience the sunrise at Kelimutu - the three colored crater lakes (start at about 4 o'clock). Once arrive in Kelimutu one will find something like nowhere, incomparable with known told stories - photo or even moving pictures have you been before. Drive down to Hotel for breakfast then continue the trip to Ende and will pass ravines and villages. There are chances for photo stops such as Ndua Ria daily fruits market. Lunch will be provided in Ende. Drive towards Nuabosi until reach the vantage point for the wide-angle view over the Ende town, which is beautifully located on the coastal area fortified by volcanoes. [Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner]

Day 04  ENDE - Mount IA - BOAWAE
Early in the morning transfer to Rate the village at the slope of Mount Ia which was erupted 1969 and one of the active volcano on Flores. The climb it recommended from the west side of the volcano. It is bit slipery as the sands loose and scattering the path. Return to Ende for lunch. In the afternoon drive to Boawae with stop at Penggajawa - locally known as Blue Pebble Beach, where the people colleting blue tiny stones for export market. Dinner and overnight at very simple hotel.

Day 05  BOAWAE - Mount EBULOBO - BAJAWA
It is one of the scenic parts on the island two cones shaped volcanoes dominated landscape. Very early morning drive to the slope of volcano until get the latest village to start trek to the summit. In the afternoon drive to Mengeruda where you can get a chance to refresh yourself on the Hot Spring. [Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner]

Day 06  BAJAWA - Mount WAWOMUDA - RUTENG
Early in the morning drive to the slope of Wawomuda - a volcano was erupted in 2002. Take a short trek for about 2 hours. Get closer to the crater. Bajawa is dominated by Ngada ethnic civilization which known for the megalithic cultures. There are traditional villages furnished with megalithic stones, ancestor worship and adat houses. The hamlet is beautifully settled in the firing mountainous area. The most beautiful one's Bena. Visit the village then return to Bajawa for lunch. Proceed to Aimere - the home industry for Arak liquor distillation as local's daily cash income. It is another beautiful driving day you will be passing through the villages and rain forest. Take a short break to stretch your legs at Ranamese Lake and trace the trail around the lake with cloud forest. Proceed to Ruteng for dinner and overnight. [Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner]

Day 07  RUTENG - LABUAN BAJO - RINC
Ruteng is a small town in the backbone of Flores and neighbor to the Ruteng Nature Conservation Park where the home of Ngkiong - the endemic singing birds existed. It is worth to visit the Park early in the morning to attend the nature's concert of singing birds (if no rain and strong winds). There is a newly popped up volcano of Ranaka 2.300 m above sea level. Take your chance to have closer look. Return to Hotel for breakfast. Then drive down to Labuan Bajo with stop in Cara village in Cancar area to see unexposed world wonder The Lingko - the spider shaped rice fields. It is probably the only such a rice fields existed on earth (if the weather is permitted). Arrive in Labuan Bajo direct transfer to harbor and catch the motorized wooden boat cross Rinca Island. It takes 2.30 hours to reach Rinca - one of the two main islands in Komodo National Park. Lunch will be provided on board. Arrival at Rinca, anchor the boat then take a short walk to the ranger station where one have to report and pay Cons ervation Fee USD 15 / person. Ranger in charge will lead visitors through the suitable path to trace the Komodo Dragons and wilds. There are wild buffaloes, horses, deer, mega pod bird, Long tails macaque, various birds, and of course Komodo Dragons it self. It take 2 (two) hours trek. Return to boat then the captain and guide will decide whether anchor in Loh Buaya or sail directly to Kalong on Komodo island. Dinner and overnight onboard (Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner)

Day 08  RINCA / KALONG - KOMODO - LABUAN BAJO

In the morning set the sail to Komodo passing through narrow straits with strong current. Arrive in Komodo follow the trail to reach Banunggulung - the former feeding place to see Komodo Dragons and other wild life. It is about 2 (two) km one way walking. Return to boat then sailing to Labuan Bajo with stop at Pantai Merah - Pink colored sand Beach. Enjoying the beautiful coral garden, swimming, snorkeling or just relax on the beach. Lunch served on board. Upon arrival in Labuan Bajo direct check in. Dinner and overnight at Hotel [Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner]

Day 09  LABUAN BAJO - NEXT DESTINATION

Morning free program until the time transfer to the airport, en route take a short sightseeing visit Batu Cermin - the cave with stalactites and stalagmites.
 
REMARK:
• Private Tour daily departure Possible : Start Muamere Airport / Ending point Labuan Bajo Airport
• Services Included :
o Airport transfer in Maumere and Labuan Bajo airport, Land Transport, Boat charter to Komodo National Park according to choice, English Speaking Guide and other Languages upon request.
o Accommodations:
* 1st Nite in Maumere : Sea World Club Hotel or Similar
* 2nd Nite in Moni : Flores Sare Hotel
* 3rd Nite in Ende : Dwi Putra Hotel or similar
* 4th Nite in Boawae : Homestay
* 5th Nite in Bajawa : Bintang Wisata or Similar
* 6th Nite in Ruteng : Dahlia Hotel or similar
* 7th Nite in Labuan Bajo according to choice
* 8th Nite in Rinca/Komodo : On board according to choice
o Meals as per itinerary, Entrance fees as per itinerary, refreshment.
• Services Excluded :
o Conservation Fee in Komodo National Park presently USD 15 / person, Flight Ticket, Local Airport Taxes, Beverages, Guide, Driver, Boat Crews gratuities.