Get to visit the terraced rice paddy fields of Detusoko, the three coloured crater lakes of Kelimutu and the Wologai village on this tour of Flores!
Day 1 – Denpasar/ Maumere & Ende/ Moni
Be welcomed by our representative at Maumere airport before being driven directly to Moni. Moni is a small settlement that’s located at the foot of the volcano, Mount Kelimutu in Flores. On this trip you’ll get to visit the Lisedetu Village to see the traditional houses of Lioness. Witness a different culture while experiencing the local lifestyle of the inhabitants of the island. Then you’ll be brought to your accommodation for the night to get a good night’s rest before a busy day tomorrow.
Day 2 – Moni/ Kelimutu Lakes/ Ende/ Denpasar
Start your day bright and early to travel to Kelimutu to get an amazing view of the sunrise as it reflects against the mountains’ three coloured crater lakes. Geologists have studied the crater over time for its chameleon-like properties that shifts from one colour to another. The volcano’s colourful lakes are what makes this location a major tourist destination and its caused by different salts, and oxides in suspension or solution that give the lakes its colourful hue ranging from blue to an intense red. It is definitely a sight to see and one you won’t want to miss! The lunar landscape and shimmering water makes it worthwhile to trek to the crater lake.
Make your way to Koanara Village which is the closest village to Mount Kelimutu. See with your very own eyes how the locals of this indigenous people live their lives and try to learn more about their culture. At the village you’ll be greeted with houses in which their roofs are made from reeds. One of the houses is called a ‘Baku House’ which is used to store the bones that belong to their ancestors. Then you’ll be served a filling lunch before you visit Wuring, a traditional fishing village where their houses are built on stilts.
Day 3 – Maumere/ Denpasar
Wake up for a delicious breakfast to as your last meal in Maumere at the hotel. Then you’ll be take from your hotel to be brought to the airport where you’ll catch your flight to Bali. This is where you’ll have to say goodbye to Maumere and thus marking the end of your trip.
50% of the total package price will be incurred as cancellation fees once the tour has been confirmed.
No refunds for cancellations made within 2 weeks of tour date.