LOMBOK KOMODO BOAT TRIP AND MOUNT KELIMUTU 7 DAYS 

This exciting adventurous boat trip provides a great chance to explore the marine flora and fauna of Lombok and the less-visited islands in the East of Indonesia and Komodo dragons, and offers a great soft trekking experience to the Three-Color-Lakes of Kelimutu in Mount Kelimutu National Park.

This trip provides you a chance to see Lombok inland on a 3-hour bus drive to Labuan Lombok.


Mount Kelimutu Scenic Lakes Flores Island  (above picture), and Kelimutu trail (below picture)

The Trip Highlights:

  • Soft trekking to Mount Kelimutu National Park
  • Short transfer to the embarkation
  • Better meal services on board 
  • 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 for boat trip
  • One night in Labuan Bajo


YOUR  ITINERARY:
subject to change

Day 1: Hotel – Bangsal - Labuan Lombok - Gili Kondo – Gili Bedil Island

At 08:30 pick-up from your hotel in Senggigi or from the Gili Islands for a transfer to the embarkation in East Lombok.  After the custom clearance, short briefing and final preparation, boarding and then start cruising to Gili Kondo Island for snorkeling, and then continued to Gili Bedil Island. Overnight, lunch and dinner on board off Gili Bedil Island.

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

Morning arrival in Medang Island, fishermen village visit. Leave for Moyo Island, a nature and marine preserve off Sumbawa Island, a place where the Late Diana ever spent some days is her life to stay in. This Island is 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, the boat heads to Gili Laba Island on a night navigation. Breakfast, lunch, dinner on board.


Day 3: Gili Laba – Manta Point - Padar Island – Kalong Island  

Morning arrival in Gili Laba Island, soft trek to the summit of the island where you can view the superb scenery of Komodo Island and the surrounding islands.  Then leave for Manta Point where you can have a great chance to swim and snorkeling with Manta Ray. Continued to Padar Island, another island in the park with superb views. Overnight on board off Kalong Island where you can see the thousands of giant bats flying out of the mangrove trees in the afternoon. Breakfast, lunch and dinner on board.

Day 4: Kalong Island – Komodo Island - Pink Sand Beach - Rinca Island – Labuhan Bajo

While having breakfast on board, leave for Komodo Island to start your guided soft trek along the natural trails to see the giant lizard of Komodo. Then depart for Pink Sand Beach, one of the best marine parks in Indonesia ideal for snorkeling, swimming, and relaxing on the white sand beach. Continued 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, and monkey and interesting fauna. Return to the boat and then depart for Labuhan Bajo West Flores. Upon your arrival, transfer to Luwansa Hotel*** for overnight. Breakfast and lunch on board.  Dinner free at your own arrangement.

A young Komodo dragon


Day 6: Labuan Bajo – Ende – Moni  

Transfer to airport for flight to Ende. Meeting service at Ende airport, then drive 2 hours to Moni, a cool mountain village at the foot of Mount Kelimutu National Park. Overnight at Floressare Hotel/similar.

Day 7: Moni – Kelimutu – Moni  

At 04.00 o’clock in the morning, start the one-hour drive to the entry of the park to commence the 45-minute soft walk ascending to the peak. Arrival at the summit before the sunrise. After enjoying the sunrise and the superb views across the crater lakes while having hot tea or coffee, return to the hotel either by foot or by van.

Day 8: Moni – Ende – Denpasar  

Transfer to airport for flight to Denpasar.  


THE END OF THE PROGRAM

PRICE: starts from US $ 470 per person, base 2

Departure:  Monday, Wednesday and Saturday

The detailed itinerary is subject to change due to weather and navigation conditions, and local regulation.

The price inclusive of:

  • 4-day boat trip, sleep on deck
  • Meal on board  
  • Embarkation fee and entrance fee
  • Use of snorkeling equipment – for best service please bring your own snorkeling equipment
  • All transfer in Labuan Bajo
  • Hotel with daily breakfast
  • Flight Labuan Bajo – Ende

The price exclusive of:

  • Extra charge for camera and video camera in Komodo National Park

THE BOAT

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

A boat to Komodo Islands

Sunset and happiness on board

Boat sleeping deck


TRAVELING IN FLORES ISLAND

It is necessary to arrange your travel in advance especially if you do not start your travel from Labuan Bajo in West Flores as you will experience different traveling conditions such as a limited amount of taxi counter or transportation, hotel counter and travel agent you can find at the airports.

Flores Island is an island for adventure. You cannot expect to stay at comfortable hotels inland except at Labuan Bajo in the western part of Flores. However the hotels inland are clean enough and good places to stay for one or two nights during your adventure tour. We try to find the best places to stay at each site visited. If you wish to stay at star hotel, you can stay at Labuan Bajo. 

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.

For further information, please do not be hesitated to contact us.