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Flores trekking

Flores Trekking tour is a best way to discover Flores island Indonesia in depth. The island of Flores is finally emerging as a unique destination of its own. Flores spells adventures, diving, eco-tours, trekking tours and mountain climbing. it intersperses with visits to prehistoric heritage sites, traditional villages and cultural events.

Highlights of Flores Trekking tour

      • The spectacular sunrise on top of Kelimutu 3 color lakes
      • Trekking to the lava dome of Ranakah Mountain
      • Discover Flores traditional village
      • Trekking to the spiderweb rice field

Itinerary of Flores Trekking tour

Day 1: Arrival at Ende – Moni

Our Guide will meet you upon arrival at Ende Airport. Then, if time permits, we drive directly to Detusoko village to see local people activities on the rice field and farm of plantation. We can also see people sale fruits on the fruits market. There, you can try some fruits and bring some to your hotel in Moni. Afterwards we drive to Moni hotel to check in at Kelimutu Eco lodge. Overnight stay at Kelimutu Ecolodge in Moni.

Day 2: Kelimutu – Bajawa

At 04.30 Am, we drive up to the parking lot where we start trekking to Kelimutu lake. Trekking to Kelimutu is only about 30-45 minutes, depends on how fit you are. We will walk through the walking stairs with a good trek path. We really need to manage time to catch sun rise on top of Kelimutu lake. And we can stay on the top up to 07.30 am before trekking down back to the car parking to drive back to Moni Ecolodge hotel. Then, you will get breakfast before check out time and continue drive to Bajawa around 3 hours. Lunch will be on the way and Overnight at Bintang wisata Hotel Bajawa.

Day 3: Inerie Trekking – Bena Village

At 02.00am, we depart from Hotel to the starting point of trekking to Inerie mountain that around 2.245 meter above sea level. It is quiet a challenge around 4 hours trekking to the top, as the path is dominated by gravel and rock until the top. Therefore, it is a bit difficult and the best time to do this trekking is during dry season June to September. After trekking, we drive back to the Hotel and visit Bena Village. Then we continue to Ruteng. Stay overnight at Sky hotel Ruteng.

Day 4: Ruteng Cycling – free at leisure

We do cycling in the morning where we will pass the city to Karot and Steep uphill cycling to Golo Curu hill (walking if you feel tired), enjoying the city scape and mountain area behind from here, then continue to the eastern side of airport, where you can see very nice rice field terraces with the mountain back ground, then back to the hotel. In the afternoon, we will visit the local market and Ruteng Pu’u traditional village. Stay overnight at Sky hotel Ruteng.

Day 5: Hiking to Ranaka Mountain

We will leave the hotel at 02.30 to the starting point. Then we start trekking to the top of the highest Mountain on the island around 2.350m above sea level. The trekking takes about 3.5 hours to get to the top. Then Trekking down to the parking and back to Hotel to have Breakfast. The rest of the day is free at leisure. Stay overnight at Sky hotel Ruteng.

Optional visit to Liang Bua cave.

Liang Bua is a limestone cave on the island of Flores, Indonesia. The cave is slightly north of the town of Ruteng in Manggarai Regency, East Nusa Tenggara.

The cave demonstrated archaeological and paleontological potential in the 1950s and 1960s as described by the Dutch missionary and archaeologist Theodor L. Verhoeven. The cave was the site of a 2003 discovery of a potentially new species of genus Homo, Homo floresiensis, the remains of which are the Indonesian field coordinator of the excavation team, Thomas Sutikna, was preparing to close up the dig at Liang Bua when the first indications of the important fossils were uncovered and later coded LB1, LB2, etc. after the name of the cave. So far it is the only location in which such remains have been identified, although archeological work in the nearby Soa Valley in Ngada Regency appears to support findings from the Liang Bua site

Day 6: Ruteng – Wae Rebo Trekking

After Breakfast, we drive inland with beautiful panoramic views, villages and rice fields. We will stop at Cancar Spiderweb and Todo Village. Lunch at local at local house in Denge. Afternoon Hiking uphill through the rain forest to reach Wae Lomba – a creek as the first stop after about a one-hour trekking from Denge. You can enjoy the natural pools before continue trekking. Then uphill to reach Post 2 at Pocoroko a point for panoramic views to the South and Savu sea.
It’s the last place where cellular phone connection services are available. The next stop will be at Nampe Bakok – a place where you will have a complete view over the traditional village of Wae rebo. Arrive at Wae rebo before midday. Lunch and dinner will be provided at the village. Spend your whole afternoon in the village and surroundings to experience the local way of life. Your overnight stay will be provided at one of the traditional houses. Sharing with the local people. Stay and overnight at Wae Rebo village.

Day 7: Wae Rebo – Labuan Bajo

Spend your morning in the village and then trek the same way back but this time you walk downhill until reaching a point where the car is waiting to bring you to Labuan Bajo. Overnight at Jayakarta Labuan Bajo

Day 8: Departure

Breakfast at the Hotel and morning is free at leisure. You can extend your stay in Flores if you want to explore Komodo national park to see the Komodo dragons. Or, at appropriate time, our guide will bring you to Airport to catch your onward flight to the next destination.

Our ‘Flores Trekking Tour’ includes:

      • 07-night stay in hotel and local house based on twin-sharing (2 persons per room)
      • Meals mentioned in the itinerary as specified (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
      • Return airport transfer based on private-basis in a chauffeured and full air-conditioned vehicle
      • all activities as mentioned in the program
      • Professional and licensed English-speaking guide
      • All entrance fees, donations and parking fees as per itinerary
      • Entrance fees as mentioned in the program

Our ‘Flores Trekking Tour’ does NOT include:

      • Visa fee or arrangements if applicable
      • Any domestic or international flights
      • Any beverages (juice, soft drinks and any alcoholic beverages)
      • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone call, room service and mini bar
      • Personal health and travel insurance
      • Gratuities or tipping for driver and/or guide and hotel porterage
      • High Season and Peak season surcharge for hotel in Labuan Bajo
      • Any additional excursion or optional tours and activities that are not mentioned in the itinerary (e.g. extension stay, diving certification and/or diving trips, rental diving gear)
Flores Island, Indonesia
8 Days

Flores Trekking Tour

Flores spells adventures, diving, eco-tours, trekking tours and mountain climbing and Trekking tour is a best way to discover Flores island.

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