DRAGON VULCANO 09D/08N
Day 01. ARRIVAL MAUMERE
Climb Mount Egon Upon arrival transfer to hotel and Lunch. Afternoon drive to Egon the latest erupted volcano in Flores. The last eruption was on February 2004 when thousands of people fleet their village but no casualties. Drive till the road end and then walk to the place wherever it possible to get closer to the crater. Late afternoon drive back to the main road to hotel.
Day 02. MAUMERE MONI
Visit Watublapi, a hamlet about 18 km south east of Maumere locally known for its fertile land and rich in exotic tropical plants and fruits. You will be entertained with dances and folk songs accompanied with local dishes and drinks. There is chance for you to comprehend more about Ikat Weaving – the well-known tie-dyeing weaving technique. Drive then to Maumere market, Wuring – the fisherman village with houses built on stilts and Ledalero Museum. Lunch will be provided in Maumere. Afternoon drive to Moni.
Day 03. MONI – KELIMUTU CRATER LAKES – ENDE
It is worth to experience the sunrise at Kelimutu – the three colored crater lakes. You will begin your day early in the morning (start at abt 4.00 oclock). After admiring the nature wonder drive to ENDE you will pass ravines and villages. Ende is a beautiful town sorrunded by volcanoes. There are chances photo stops en route, such as at Nduaria Fruit market. Lunch in ENDE.
Day 04. ENDE Mt. Ia BOAWAE
Early in the morning transfer to Rate village at the slope of Mount Ia which was errupted in 1969 and it is one of the ever smoking volcanoes on the island. The climb is commenced from the west side of the volcano, it is a bit slippery as to the loose sands scaterring along the path. Return then to Ende for lunch. Afternoon drive to Boawae. En route stop at Penggajawa – the blue pebble beach.
Day 05. BOAWAE Climb Mt. EBU LOBO – BAJAWA
It is one of the most scenic parts of the island. Two cone shaped volcanoes dominate the landscape. Very early in the morning drive to the slope of Mt. Ebulobo until get to the latest village to start trek to the summit of the smoking volcano of Ebulobo. It takes about 4 hrs to reach the peak. Afternoon drive to Bajawa thru Soa area where you will get chance to refresh yourself on the hot water spring.
Day 06. BAJAWA Visit Crater of Mt. WAWO MUDA – RUTENG
In the morning drive to the slope of Wawomuda a volcano errupted in 2002 which surprised the coffee plantation farmers as the erruption happened right on the coffee plantation. None realized that the dead crater turned to coffee plantation is still active. Take a short trek (easy) for about 2 hour. On return to Bajawa visit to get in touch with the locals. Bajawa is located in the heart of Ngadha ethnic civilization, which is known for the megalithic cultures. There are traditional villages furnished with stone monuments, ancestor worship shrines and Adat Houses. The hamlets are beautifully settled in the volcanic mountainous area. The most beautiful ones are Wogo and Bena. Afternoon drive to Ruteng.
It is another beautiful driving day; you will pass the villages and rain forest. To stretch your legs stop at crater lake of anamese and follow the trail in the cloud forest.
Day07. RUTENG – LABUAN BAJO RINCA
Ruteng is a small town in the backbone of Flores and neighbor to the Ruteng Nature Conservation Park – the home of Ngkiong – the endemic singing birds. It is worth to visit the Park early in the morning to attend the natures concert of singing birds (if no rain and strong wind). There is also a newly popped up volcano in the park, errupted in 1987. Take your chance to have a closer look into it. Drive then to Liang Bua a cave where the archeologists excavate fossil later named as Homo Floresiensis who they believe to be a missing link which sought by the scientist for long. In route to Labuan Bajo stop at Cara village in Cancar area to see the unexposed world wonder – the Lingko – the spider web shaped rice fields. It is probably the only such a rice field ever exists on earth. Lunch in Labuan Bajo. Afternoon sail to Rinca. Upon arrival start treking to trace the dragons. Overnight at the Rangers House or on board.
Day 08.RINCA – KOMODO LABUAN BAJO
Early morning sail to Komodo and upon arrival start trekking to the former feeding ground to trace the dragons on the island and then sail to Pantai Merah Pink colored beach for swimming and picnic lunch. Afternoon sail back to Labuan Bajo.
Day 09. DEPARTURE LABUAN BAJO DENPASAR
Morning free program while waiting for Airport transfer
PRICE PER PERSON IN U$D :
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Include : Private boat in komodo, Accommodation, meals full board (set menu), transportation, guide service, entrance fee, and tours.
Exclude : flight ticket, conservation fee at komodo national park U$D 15/pax, personal expenses, and tip.
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