Flores Island Tours to Discover the best Places to Travel on Flores and Komodo Island
Flores Eco Tours offers Tours and Round trips and also Flores Overland Trips and Adventure Trips or package Tours and Day Tours throughout Flores Island, Indonesia. So, it is the best way to discover the best places to visit and Travel on Flores Island. So, join our Flores Tours and find out the highlights of tourist amazing places on Flores Island, Indonesia. There are many interesting Places to see on Flores Island such as Kelimutu 3 color lakes and Bena Village, 17 Islands in Riung, Spiderweb Rice field in Ruteng and Wae Rebo Village and Komodo Dragon in Komodo National Park.
Travel to Flores Island
Flores has also many other things to offer for Travelers and easy to get to Flores it is a word away from the bustle of Bali. It takes only 70 minutes flight from Bali to get to Labuan Bajo and it is for people looking for a different sort of holiday. Flores is the most fascinating and beautiful island. Long hidden in the shadows of its more famous neighbor, Bali; Flores is finally emerging as a unique destination of its own. So, you will find deserted white-sand beaches though as well as curious locals, surreal volcanic lakes and beautiful sunsets.
Here, you can swim in pristine lakes and waterfalls and dive at one of the 50 spectacular dive sites or go kayaking among craggy coasts and mangrove shores, explore mysterious caves and warmly welcome by the island’s people in their rituals, dances and daily life.
Travel to Komodo Island
Komodo island is attracting an even greater number of travelers. The best time to visit Komodo Island is during the dry season from April to November. So, you can actually trek in Komodo Island all year around. But between July to November the dragons are less active because of the mating and nesting seasons.
How long should be your trip to Komodo Island? You can spend two days and a half in the park and it is enough to enjoy the top attractions of Komodo National Park. And I would say that you can do at least a two days trip from Labuan Bajo to Komodo Islands and then one more day to relax. But if you are going to the National Park for some serious diving, then we suggest you to stay a bit longer. So, after visiting the lair of the Komodo dragons, take time to marvel at some of the wonders of Flores.
Wae Rebo is beautiful and amazing, and it is covered by a thin mist throughout the township. But it makes Wae Rebo deserves the epithet ‘village above the clouds’. So, Our Tours or Overland Tours and package Tours takes you to explore one of the eight wonders of Flores, the isolated village of Wae Rebo. And it is for travelers who would like to delve deeper into the Flores countryside. The Tour allows you to discover the unique circular cone-shaped housing called Mbaru Niang and to experience the daily lives in an authentic Manggaraian village that nestled in an isolated mountain scenery.
Ruteng is a city in the highlands of Flores and it is the capital of Manggarai District. This small town is attached to the gentle slopes of the northern side of the green mountain range of Mandusawu, at an altitude of 1,200 masl. So, the temperature in this city of 90,000 inhabitants ranges from 13 ° C – 25 ° C with humidity levels reaching 90%. But apart from the very cold temperatures, Ruteng is a city of rain with a fairly high intensity of 3,340 mm / year. And the city of Ruteng has various tourist Destinations. One is the ancient cave of Liang Bua, where fossils of Homo florensiensis or better known as Hobbits from Flores were found. And Liang Bua is 30 km from the town of Ruteng and takes 30 minutes to get there.
Bena village is a village in the megalithikum Ngada, Flores, Indonesia. And it is precisely in the Village Tiwuriwu, District Aimere. But we can get there from Bajawa with the distance of about 19 km to the south Bajawa. And we can reach Bajawa from Labuan Bajo about 7-8 hours drive. Bena village is on a hilltop with a backdrop of Mount Inerie and the atmosphere of the village of is more beautiful and exotic. And its presence at the bottom of the mountain is a hallmark of the old society who believe and revere the mountain as a place of the Gods. So, the people believe that the existence of God Bena Yeta that have place on Mount Inerie will protect their village.
Seventeen Islands Marine Park in Riung are the uninhabited islands and beautiful. But the mangrove islet of Pulau Ontoloe hosts a massive colony of flying foxes and a few Komodo dragons. Pulau Rutong and Pulau Temba boast a picture-perfect white sand and turquoise waters. And the great snorkeling is near Pulau Tiga, Pulau Laingjawa and Pulau Bakau.
Kelimutu is roughly in the center of Flores Island and it is a popular spot for tourists (well, popular for Flores that is). The three colorful crater lakes (blue, green and black) of this mystical volcano are perfect at sunrise or sunset. But it is practically empty here if you compare to the crowds on top of Mount Batur, Bali. And Moni is the small tourist town below the volcano. So, it is a relaxing place to hang out and meet other travelers and there are also some short hikes in the nearby countryside.
Labuan Bajo is a busy and rough tourist town that looks like it belongs to Bali. It is a launching point to explore the island’s interior and visit the giant dragons on Komodo and Rinca Island. So, Labuan Bajo is turning into a busy spot because of the increasing numbers of Komodo visitors. And today, this town offers a wide range of tourist facilities.
How to get to Flores Island
The best hub to get to Flores Island is From Denpasar Bali, Surabaya and Jakarta. And the flight from Denpasar to Komodo Airport in Labuan Bajo takes about 1.15 hour with Garuda Indonesia Airlines and Lion Air or Wings Air. And there are also Flights from Bali to Ende and Maumere with Lion Air and Garuda Indonesia Airlines. And then there are direct Flights from Jakarta and Surabaya with Garuda Indonesia Airlines and Citilink or Batik Air and Lion Air. So, there are many ways to get to Flores Island.
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