GILI ISLANDS TO KOMODO FLORES - 4 DAYS BUDGET CRUISE 


This exciting adventurous boat trip provides a great chance to explore the marine flora and fauna of the less-visited islands in the East of Indonesia. A cruise that starts from Bangsal, the Gili Islands harbor in North Lombok to Moyo Island, Satonda Island, Komodo Island, Rinca Island and Labuan Bajo Flores, the right choice for those who adore to adventure in group at affordable tariff on a low coast boat trip with a basic onboard services.  

The embarkation in Bangsal Harbor North Lombok


The Trip Highlights
:

  • Short transfer to the embarkation
  • Navigation the local wooden boat
  • Sleep on deck or in cabin
  • Snorkeling and swimming
  • Endemic shore fishes
  • Soft trekking
  • Komodo dragons in Komodo Island and in Rinca Island
  • See the hundreds of the deserted coral islands
  • Scenic view of Mount Tambora and Sangeang volcanic island
  • Group travel on sharing-basis

YOUR  ITINERARY: subject to change

Day 1: Hotel – Bangsal - Gili  Sugian – Medang Island 

At 08:30 pick-up from your hotel in Senggigi or from the Gili Islands for a short transfer to the embarkation in Bangsal harbor Lombok’s Northwest where the boat awaits you for the adventure.  After the custom clearance, short briefing and final preparation, boarding and then start cruising to Sugian, a scenic place in the eastern coast ideal for swimming and snorkeling. Continued to Medang Island on a night navigation. Lunch and dinner on board.

Day 2: Medang Island - Moyo Island – Gili Laba / Banta 

Morning arrival in Medang Island. After visiting the village and the fishermen, leave for Moyo Island. Soft trek in a natural place with attractive waterfall and forest. Moyo Island is a nature and marine preserve off Sumbawa, an island  surrounded by beautiful coral reefs, and home to wild pig, monitor lizards, various species of bats, and huge herds of native deer and hordes of crab-eating macaques. After a natural walk through the island to visit the waterfall where you can bathe, and then snorkeling, the boat heads to Gili Banta Island in a night-navigation. Breakfast, lunch, dinner on board.

Moyo Island marine garden near the beach


Day 3: Gili Banta Island – Manta Point - Pink Beach – Kalong Island  

Snorkeling in Banta Island marine garden,  and relaxing on its white sandy beach. Leave for Manta Point where you can have a great chance to swim and snorkeling with Manta Rays. Continued to Padar Island, another island with scenic beach view and marine garden where you will experience an afternoon soft trekking. Overnight on board off the flying foxes island - Gili Kalong. Breakfast, lunch and dinner on board.


Day 4: Komodo Island - Rinca Island – Labuhan Bajo

While having breakfast on board, leave for Komodo Island to experience your first soft trekking in Komodo natural habitat. Continued to Pink Sand Beach for snorkeling and beach relaxing, and then to Rinca, another island in Komodo National Park where you will enjoy another exciting guided soft trekking through the savannas and the steppes with the possibility to encounter the more active Komodo dragons, various palm trees, wild horses, buffalo, monkey, and interesting fauna. Afteroon arrival in Labuan Bajo. Breakfast and lunch on board.


THE END OF THE PROGRAM

PRICE: IDR. 1,850,000 per person for sleep on deck; and IDR. 2,300,000 per person for sleep in cabin

Children under 10 years old get 50% off the adult price.  

Departure:  Monday,  Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday from Gili Bangsal harbor.

The Itinerary is subject to change due to weather condition, navigation conditions, and local regulations. 


The price inclusive of:

  • Basic meal on board
  • Tea and coffee
  • One big bottled-mineral water per day per person 
  • Embarkation fee and entrance fee to Komodo National Park; exclusive of extra charge for camera and video camera
  • Use of snorkeling equipment (sharing) – for best service please bring your own snorkeling gears

THE BOAT

  • Crew: 5 persons
  • Boat: 3,5 m x 21 m
  • English-speaking guide on board
  • 35 passengers in maximum
  • Fresh-water is available on board


A boat heading to Banta Island

Boat sleeping deck

Simple cabin


SPECIAL NOTE 

  • This trip is a low cost budget trip, so the on-board services (breakfast, lunch, dinner, and the amenities) are very basic. Prior to  your departure, you will have time to do shopping for your own supplementary supply on board; purchase the beer, mineral water, toilet paper, snacks, etc.. 
  • To get a better and more comfortable adventure cruises to Moyo Island and Komodo National Park, you could consider to organize private trips either from Lombok or from Labuan Bajo Flores.


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