Komodo National Park Exploration - 3 Days/2 Nights
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights; Number of participant: 2, 3-5, 6-10; Type of Accommodation: Boat, with cabin or deck class; Type of Transportation: Traditional wooden boat with engine and sail; Start/End: Depasar/Labuan Bajo; Grade of difficulty: Easy
Day 1: Denpasar-Labuan Bajo-Rinca Village-Flying Fox Island Fly Denpasar to Labuan Bajo. You will fly over the parts of ring of fire. In a clear weather this 1.5 hours flight will give you a spectacular view to Mount Tambora on Sumbawa island, a volcano known to history with its greatest eruption in April 1815. It killed perhaps 70,000 people, regionally the catastrophe devastated forests and croplands, causing famine and desease. Its eruption also caused major changes in the weather around the world as dust and aerosols carried by high-altitude winds, circled the globe and dimmed the sun's rays. In Europee, prolonged inclement weather caused harvest failures. In 1816 in North America suffered the infamous "year without a summer". When flying over the eastern part Sumbawa island you will also see the smoke still coming out from the crater of Mount Api Sangeang which erupted at the end of May 2014. Before landing on Labuan Bajo you will be presented by the view to the clear blue water on the Komodo National Park. Arrival in Labuan Bajo, transfer to the harbor and on board a wooden boat, you will head to Rinca Island for the first exploration. On Rinca you will do trekking along the paths on the island. During this trekking you can expect too see the Komodo Dragons in their wild habitat moving around to search for preys, water buffaloes which normally enjoy to soak on the muddy water wherein the favorite hunting ground for the Komodos too, wild boars, Timor deers, long-tailed macaques, including orange-footed scrub fowls whose nest on the ground often used by female Komodo dragons to lay eggs. Return to the boat and find the place for swimming and refreshing on the clear blue water. Stay for overnight on the boat. (BLD)
Day 2: Anchoring Site-Komodo Island-Pantai Merah-Labuan Bajo Morning breaks and enjoy breakfast on board. Boat will move slowly to Komodo Island where you will have opportunity to explore the island too. A number of birds can be seen here such as Yellow-crested Cockatoo, Orange-footed Scrubfowl, Green Junglefowl, Lemon-bellied White-eye, Island Collared Dove, Barred Dove, Green Imperial-Pigeon, Pink-headed Imperial-Pigeon, Flame-breasted Sunbrd, Rusty-breasted Whistler, and Black-naped Oriole. Return to the boat and continue to Pantai Merah, one of the best snorkeling spots in the National Park. You will have opportunity to enjoy magnificent underwater life on this spot. Finally, return to Labuan Bajo and stay for overnight at comfortable hotel. In the afternoon, if time allows, you can do sightseeing to see the people activities in town.(BLD)
Day 3: Labuan Bajo – Denpasar Transfer to the airport after breakfast. Fly to Denpasar for 1.5 hours. Arrive in Denpasar, journey ends or continue to the next journey….(BL)
* Fresh water is very limited and mainly used for cooking and drinking
* During the trip participants must respect and obey rules, laws and customs valid in the area/location they are visiting.
* This itinerary is subject to change with or without prior notice due to weather condition, flight and ferry schedule change or other causes beyond our control (force majeure)