Flores, Komodo, Bali, Lombok and Gili Tour
17 Days / 16 Nights
Visit some of Indonesia's 17,000 islands. Experience the beaches, nature and ethnic villages of Flores, spot the Komodo Dragon in the wild, swim in the waterfalls of Lombok, relax in the Gili Islands and explore Bali on this unforgettable tour.
Our itineraries are suggestions and are fully customisable according to your needs, interests and budget.
Treat these itineraries as inspiration and one of our experts will create your uniquely tailored holiday with your requests in mind so that you can truly experience Indonesia with Seven Senses.
Day 1. Arrive Bali (-/-/-)
On arrival at Denpasar, Bali airport your guide will meet you and transfer you to your accommodation.
The rest of the day is free to relax.
Day 2. Bali - Ende - Moni / Flores (B/-/-)
Today we will take a morning flight to Ende / Maumere Airport on the island of Flores.
Upon arrival at Ende Airport transfer to Moni, which will take around around 2 hours. Overnight in Moni.
Day 3. Moni - Kelimutu - Bajawa (B/-/-)
In the early morning drive up to the three-colored lake of Kelimutu. Continue then to Ende for lunch. Proceed to
Bajawa, en route stop at Penggajawa Beach where people collect blue pebbles for living, then drive to Wogo – the village with typical traditional houses.
Day 4. Bajawa - Ruteng (B/-/-)
Bajawa is located in the heart of the Ngadha ethnic civilization, which is known for its' megalithic cultures. There
are traditional villages furnished with stone monuments, ancestor worship shrines and Adat houses. The hamlets are beautifully settled in the volcanic mountainous area. The most beautiful ones are Bena and Gurusina. Visit those villages and in the afternoon drive to Ruteng. It is another beautiful driving day; you will pass villages and rainforests. To stretch your legs stop at Ranamese Lake and trace the trail in the cloud forest.
Day 5. Ruteng - Labuan Bajo - Rinca Island (Komodo National Park) (B/L/D)
Ruteng is a small town at the backbone of Flores and neighbour to the Nature Conservation Park - the home of
Ngkiong - the endemic Flores singing bird. Visit the Park early in the morning to attend nature’s concert of singing birds (if no rain or strong winds). There is also a newly popped up volcano in the park. En route to Labuan Bajo stop at Cara village in Cancar area to see the unexposed world wonder - the Lingko - the spider web shaped rice fields. It is probably the only such rice field on Earth. If time permits visit Liang Bua. Arrive in Labuan Bajo, transfer to the harbour and set sail for Rinca Island. Lunch and Dinner on board.
Day 6. Rinca Island - Labuan Bajo (B/L/-)
After breakfast trace the dragons on the island. Start your trekking, walking through the typical dry forest to
explore the Komodo dragon, wild animals and various species of tropical birds. You may see wild buffalo, deer and boar. A local ranger will lead you to enter this nature preservation. Return to boat and sail back to Labuan Bajo. Lunch will be provided on board. Upon arrival in Labuan Bajo drive to your hotel.
Day 7. Labuan Bajo - Denpasar - Lombok (B/-/-)
Today you will take a morning flight to Lombok Airport (via Denpasar, Bali). Arrive Lombok airport and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure.
Day 8. Kuta - Narmada - Lingsar (B/-/-)
Full day tour from Kuta to Senggigi Beach. On the way visit Narmada and Lingsar temples. The summer Narmada Palace of the former Balinese King Anak Agung Gede Ngurah from Karang Asem Bali, built in
1727. The name “Narmada” was derived from the name of a holy river in India. It also means “tear” or
“unknown water”. Narmada was built for worshipping the Hindu God, Siva. Pura Lingsar was built in 1714. It is the oldest and holiest temple in Lombok, owned by both Hindus and Moslem Waktu Telu. Dinner in a local restaurant.
Day 9. Sendang Gila Waterfall (B/-/-)
Visiting Gunungsari, a daily market where people sell and buy variety of daily needs, Pusuk monkey forest and rice fields; one of the densest tropical reserve rain forests in Lombok. It has a fantastic ocean view and there are friendly monkeys playing on the roadside, it’s definitely worth a stop. Segenter; a traditional Sasak house, Sendang Gile; the highest waterfall in Lombok, Malimbu Cliff, the best cliff to view the sunset on the western coastline of Lombok (subject to weather conditions), on the way home.
Day 10. Lombok - Gili Trawangan (B/-/-)
After breakfast in the hotel, transfer to Gili Trawangan by boat. Rest of the day free at leisure.
Overnight at hotel in Gili Trawangan.
Day 11. Gili Trawangan (B/-/-)
Day free at leisure
Day 12. Gili Trawangan (B/-/-)
Day free at leisure
Day 13. Gili Trawangan - Bali (B/-/-)
After breakfast, free program and transfer to the harbour and take a fast boat to Serangan Harbour in Bali. Arrive Serangan Harbour and transfer to your hotel in the Ubud area.
Day 14. Mountain Lake Resort and Jatiluwih (B/-/-)
After breakfast it's time for a sightseeing tour of Bedugul, located on the shore of Lake Beratan where you can enjoy the cool mountain breeze and view the beautiful Ulun Danu Temple. Continue to Jatiluwih, for a magnificent view of the best rice terraces on the island. Here we can also see the intricate water irrigation system of the farmers well known as “Subak” in Bali. Jatiluwih is a really amazing place for it's views of its terraces. Continue to visit the beautiful Taman Ayun Temple which is dated back to the Royal Dynasty. Afternoon, visit Tanah Lot temple placed on
a huge rock surrounded by the sea and and ideal beach to relax. Drive to the hotel in the Ubud area for overnight.
Day 15. Ubud Art Village and Besakih Temple (B/-/-)
This tour will bring you to Ubud, a painters community village. Firstly we will observe the traditional
batik and weaving processes and then proceed to Celuk for its gold and silverworks, then Batuan to visit a traditional Balinese house compound before continuing to Mas, a village famous for its woodcarving.
Continue to the monkey forest where you will be welcomed by tame and friendly monkeys. Continue to visit Tegalalang Rice Terrace, where you can enjoy the panoramic views. Continue to Mt. Batur, well known for its magnificent views. Drive to Besakih (Mother Temple in Bali). Back to hotel in Ubud area in the afternoon.
Day 16. Bali - Batuan Village - Bukit Jati Hill - Kehen Temple (B/-/-)
This is a special Bali tour to a traditional Balinese Village, where you can observe the activities of daily life in Bali. It features a visit to Batuan Village with its traditional Balinese house compound after which we move onto Bukit Jati Hill to enjoy the view of the rice terraces. A visit to Panglipuran follows, then we will visit the Kehen Temple which was built in the 13th century. Before returning to your hotel, we visit the Old Court and Justice of Kertagosa at
Klungkung Village. Back to hotel in Ubud.
Day 17. Bali - Departure (B/-/-)
According to your flight schedule transfer to the airport for departure back to the UK.
The itinerary may be subject to change depending on circumstances.
PRICES AND INCLUSIONS
17 DAYS / 16 NIGHTS FROM £2,615 per person
based on 2 people travelling together
The price includes:
Domestic flights and train, boat tickets according to the itinerary.
Hotel accommodation on a twin-sharing basis in medium range 3-4 star hotels according to local standards where possible, simple non-star accommodation on Flores and 1 night on the boat in simple cabin.
Quality private air-con vehicles & experienced drivers for all transfers and sightseeing.
Experienced English-speaking local guides throughout the tour.
Entrance fees for all listed attractions.
Meals according to itinerary (B/L/D) = (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner)
The price does not include:
Return flights from the UK to Indonesia.
Anything not specifically mentioned above
Visa fee for Indonesia
Tips to the guide and driver
Personal costs such as drinks, laundry, etc.
Peak Season Package Price: 15 June - 15 September 2017: £3,070 per person
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