On this journey, you will be able to discover the exotic natural landscapes and cultural diversity of Flores island. From the eastern part, we will take from the shores to the mountains. The island will offer you stunning sights, authentic and remarkable experiences with local village people along with their preserved traditions and culture,
This island is very special as it impresses with an incredible diversity.
Flores shows the best of Indonesia and leave you with unforgettable experiences. Should you feel the need to further support local organizations or communities please do reach out to us and we are happy to help.
DAY 1 – Arrival in East Flores – Weaving Community
Welcome to the magical Flores Island!
Our team on the ground will warmly welcome you after you have landed. We take you to Watublapi, a small community that is well known for their fine traditional ikat weaving. They still stick to traditional handspun yarn made out of local cotton and natural dyes.
They will welcome you with traditional dance and music. You will have a rare chance to get a taste of the Sikkanese tradition. We will have a lovely welcome dinner together before we take you to the accommodation.
Estimated driving time: 53 mins
DAY 2 – Koka Beach: Waturaka
Today, we will take you to an eco-lodge in the mountains. On the way, we will stop by at the beach. This beach is located at two bays separated by a small island with with turquoise blue water. This will take some time until you realize this is not paradise but Flores. We think it is the perfect place to lay back and relax while enjoying a little local picknick.
After a long drive up to the mountains, take your time to explore around the eco-lodge and enjoy the tranquility of the environment. Enjoy the tropical gardens around where the organic fruits, vegetables, and rice is growing. This gorgeous view around you will leave you in awe!
The rest of the day is free at your own leisure.
Estimated driving time: 3 hours
DAY 3 – Kelimutu Sunrise Trekking: Waturaka Field Experience
In the very early morning (04.45am) you will need to get up to witness one of the most magical places on your journey. On a short trekking tour you will climb the mountain before the sun rises and reach the top right on time. You are now overlooking three crater lakes all in different colours. From the Peak you can freely see the two craters of Tiwu Atapolo and Tiwu Ko’o Fai Nuwa Muri in the south and one other crater, Tiwu Ata Bupu in the north.
When you go back to the local village, you can join them to work the fields or help them harvesting. You learn about their agro-tourism, then visit to Mutu Lo’o -the Kelimutu mini kitchen with always boiling white and cloudy water, Muru Keba waterfall, Kopo Rongo hot spring and Lia Sembe,if you like you may bathe in Lia Sembe hot spring.
An amazing day full of impressions and warm hospitality.
Estimated driving time: 15 mins
DAY 4 – Departure in Ende
Today is your last day in this extraordinary island. Your driver will pick you up and take you to the airport of H. Hasan Aeroboesman for your journey back home.
It was a pleasure and see you soon again in beautiful Flores!
Thank you for trusting us!
Estimated driving time: 1 hour 25 minutes
- Accommodation (3x nights)
- Meals & Beverages as mentioned
- English-Speaking Guide
- All Entrance fees or charges
- Cleaning & Covid-19 Protocol
- Village donations
- Transfers by Air-Conditioned Vehicle
- Travel Insurance (compulsory)
- Activities / Meals mentioned as optional
- Services not mentioned above
- Personal expenses i.e. soft drinks
- Tips & Gratitude
- International /Domestic Air Fare