DENPASAR – ENDE – MONI (1x Lunch, 1x Dinner)
Upon arrival in Ende meet and greet with our Tour Guide and driving directly to Moni. Visit Detusoko area to see the amazing terrace rice field where it’s setting on the slope. On arivval at Moni checking in your Hotel KELIMUTU ECOLODGE.
MONI – KELIMUTU – BAJAWA (1x Breakfast, 1x Lunch, 1x Dinner)
It’s worth to experience the sun rise at Kelimutu three colored crater lakes You will begin your day early in the morning ( start abt 0.4.00 o’clock). Last update: 15 Jul 2013, Typical eruption style: Explosive, Kelimutu volcano eruptions: 1968, 1938, 1865. Kelimutu (Keli Mutu) volcano in central Flores, Indonesia, is famous for its 3 colorful acid crater lakes, where different salts and oxides in suspension or solution give the lakes varying colors ranging from blue and dark green to intense red. In historic times, few small phreatic explosions have been the only activity at the volcano. The scenic craters with their lakes are popular tourist destinations. Background: The western lake, Tiwu Ata Mbupu (Lake of Old People) is commonly blue. Tiwu Nua Muri Kooh Tai (Lake of Young Men and Maidens) and Tiwu Ata Polo (Bewitched, or Enchanted Lake), which share a common crater wall, are commonly green- and red-colored, respectively, although lake colors vary periodically. During the dry season reduction processes let Ba, Cu, and As minerals precipitate, in the wet season, the oxidation and precipitation of iron minerals (ferric oxide: Fe2O3) produces intense red colors. Active upwelling occurs at the two eastern lakes and is probably fed by subaqueous fumaroles. Kelimutu volcano is flanked by the older cones of Kelido and Kelibara 3 km to the north and 2 km to the south, respectively(Source: GVP) On the way you will experience the dramatic change in both nature pattern and ethnicity. You could be found yourself in the Lio ethnic’s environment – pay at call to their villages SAGA village and try to comprehend the locals daily life or just having closer look into their work of architectures. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Ende. Continue drive to ENDE with Stop at Penggajawa BLUE stone beach, here you could see local woman collect the stones to sell and building the house of garden. Accommodation and meals at SANIAN OR HAPPY2 HOTEL.
BAJAWA – RUTENG (1x Breakfast, 1x Lunch, 1x Dinner)
Breakfast at hotel. Explore traditional village of Bajawa tribes. Visit Bena - a megalithic village where people do preserve their ancestral spirits believed and way of life, which can be seen in their "Ngadhu" and "Bhaga". Ngadhu and Bhaga are conical thatched roof huts symbolized their Male and Female ancestral spirits. On the way stop on the slope of Inerie active volcano for taking pictures. Lunch will be provided en route, then continue overland to Ruteng. stops will be made at Aimere village see "arak" distillation and fresh palm juice tapping and at "Ranamese" Lake, and snapshot at magnificent peak of Mt. Inerie - an active volcano. Continue overland to Ruteng - a cool and small town as the capital city of Manggarai Regency where major Manggarainese tribe dwelt. On arrival direct check into ST MARIA BERDUKA CITA GUEST (MBC) HOUESE RUTENG Or Marios Hotel. Afternoon visit “Liang Bua” the home of HOMO FLORENSIES.
RUTENG – LABUAN BAJO – RINCA – LABUAN BAJO (1x Breakfast, 1x Lunch, 1x Dinner)
Breakfast at hotel. Driving to Labuan Bajo - the Western tip of Flores Island. On the way stops will be made at Lembor or Cancar area to see the unexposed world wonder “Lingko” – The spider web shape rice fields. It’s probably the only such a rice field ever exist on earth, and other places according to local happenings. Upon arrival at Labuan bajo transfer to the pier for Rinca Island. It’s about 2 ½ hours sail to the island of Komodo Dragon, start your trekking, walking through the typical dry forest to explore the Island of Komodo dragon, you will find not just the Dragons but also many wild animals like, deer, wild buffalo, long-tailed macaque and wild pig also numerous of birds. Keep your eyes look up as sometime you will find the young Komodo dragons on the trees. A local ranger will lead you through this natural preservation. Late afternoon sailing directly to Kalong Rinca Island to see the hundreds of fling foxes set out from the mangrove tree at 06-07pm, the lovely sunset from the boat trip really enjoyable here, the sail back to Labuan Bajo for accommodation and dinner at LAPRIMA HOTEL OR PURISARI HOTEL.
LABUAHAN BAJO – DENPASAR (1x Breakfast)
After breakfast, taking short city sightseeing with visiting the Batu Cermin (Mirror Stone) Cave. The grotto is 75 by 75 meters large, and contains stalactites and stalagmites. Some tunnels are narrow and dark but in others sunlight falls. Then local market before taking you to the airport for flight to Denpasar.