Lets get it out of the way first: Theres no place like this place, anyplace. Komodo is obviously well-known for its dragons (gigantic lizards, really, but whos nit-picking?), but theres so much more to the island plus nearby Flores and Rinca than just massive fauna. Youll spend much of this nine-day trip on Flores, soaking in the beautiful scenery (including Mt Kelimutu, a volcanic crater full of vibrantly coloured water) and traditional ways of life amongst the local people. On a boat trip to Komodo and Rinca, look out for Komodo dragons and spot even more of the native wildlife. Ready to get to know the wild side of Indonesia?
Arrive at any time.
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Hop on a plane to Ende, and visit the multi-coloured volcanic crater lakes of Kelimutu.
Kelimutu Volcanic Crater Visit
Local bus (0.75 hour(s))
On arrival in Flores, transfer to the hotel by van.
Plane (3.00 hour(s))
Travel to Bajawa, situated in the mountains, and enjoy the gorgeous views. In the afternoon, opt to visit Malanage Hot Springs.
Private Vehicle (6.00 hour(s), 125km)
Head out to visit traditional villages in Ngada. Meet with local tribes and learn more about the region's architecture and way of life.
Ngada Village Excursion
Bena Village Visit
Drive inland to Ruteng and take in the stunning surrounding mountains. Check out the local markets in the area and eat some delicious local food. Opt to visit neighbouring Puu village.
Today is a long travel day with a few breaks along the way to stretch your legs.
Private Vehicle (7.50 hour(s), 145km)
A small fishing village on the island of Flores, Labuan Bajo, is an idyllic setting. Head out for an afternoon on Pede or Binonko Beach, grab a taxi to Cunca Wulang Waterfall or just meander through the markets, cafes and waterfront of this busy fishing town. At dusk, keep an eye out for flying fox bats.
Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 120km)
Enjoy lunch and snorkelling at Pantai Merah. Return to Labuan Bajo as the sun sets with an included dinner on board.
Rinca & Komodo Island Boat Trip
Catch a flight back to Bali. Enjoy another night in paradise.
Plane (1.50 hour(s))
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Trip Name: Best of Flores & Komodo
Duration: 9 Days
From Price: 1394
Trip Code: 144995
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