Indo Leisure & Surf
Jalan Jepun Pipil III No 10 Gatsu Timur
Denpasar Bali Indonesia
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7 DAYS FLORES – CULTURE AND NATURE DISCOVERY

DAY 01    :    MAUMERE – ARRIVAL

On arrival at Waioti Airport of Maumere at 14.30 direct drive 12 Km to eastern Maumere town (15 minutes drive) then check-in at FLORES SAO RESORT for meals and accommodation.(D)

DAY 02    :    MAUMERE – MONI
Breakfast at hotel. Drive-up to Moni for 4 hours with several stops at Ledalero – a
major Catholic Seminary – to visit the museum with its various collection  of local royal families’ old portraits, antique hand woven clothes, stagedeon fossils, etc. Proceed to Sikka village – a center of “Ikat” weaving to see the traditional weaving process and an old church built in the 16th Century. Onto Wolowaru for having lunch. If weather permits, direct drive up to Kelimutu to see the Three Color Lakes. Accommodation and dinner at hotel. (B,L,D)

DAY 03    :    MONI – RIUNG
After an early morning breakfast at 5.30 drive up to Kelimutu  volcano to see the  three colored  lakes. Upon arrival walk for 1,5 km and then  ascend 127 steps  to top  to view Kelimutu’s green, blue and black lakes. A Dutch Geologist discovered Kelimutu in 1914; at the time the lakes were red, blue and white. Descend to Moni village to visit Koa Nara village famous for its traditional Lionese houses, stone seats and traditional sacred cemetery. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Ende. Continue drive to Riung through some parts of bumpy road with several stops according to local happenings. Accommodation and meals at hotel. (B,L,D)

DAY 04    :    RIUNG – BAJAWA
After breakfast take a boat trip to explore the spectacular sea garden of seventeen islands. The reef of “Seventeen Islands” is very spectacular – with a variety of hard and soft corals and lots of colorful fish. There are 17 islands in total, with plenty of idyllic white sand beaches for swimming and a multitude of coral species and sea creatures to discover. Return to the lodge for having lunch. Then drive to Bajawa with stop at Soa – a natural hot spring water for taking bathing. Accommodation and dinner at hotel. (B,L,D)

DAY 05    :    BAJAWA – RUTENG
Breakfast at hotel.  Explore traditional village of Bajawa tribes. Visit Boloji or Warusoba to attend dance performance of Bajawanese followed by “Suling” – cluster of Bamboo flute concert music. Proceed to 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.  Return to Bajawa for having lunch, then continue overland to Ruteng. stops will be made at “Ranamese” Lake, and snapshot at magnificent peak of Mt. Inerie – an active volcano. Accommodation and dinner at hotel. (B,L,D)

DAY 06    :    RUTENG – LABUANBAJO
Breakfast at hotel. Morning visiting Rutengpuu – Manggarainese traditional village to see their unique slander-shaped houses and be with local people. Overland to Labuan Bajo – the Western tip of Flores Island. On the way stops will be made at Lembor and Cancar where you can enjoy the beautiful panorama of rice fields with lush and dry hills as the background, and other places according to local happenings. On arrival direct check into your hotel for accommodation and dinner. (B,L,D)

DAY 07    :    LABUANBAJO – OUT
Breakfast at hotel. Morning free at leisure until departure to the Airport for flight to Denpasar – Bali or your next destination. (B)

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