Cultural Treasures of Flores in a 3-Day Adventure

Venture into the heart of Flores in a 3-day adventure, where you’ll be treated to a one-of-a-kind experience at a unique beachside eco-camp offering off-the-grid exploration while making a direct and meaningful impact on the local community. In Ruteng and Wae Rebo, the center of Flores’ western end, immerse yourself in the Manggarai culture. Flourishing amid the mountainous landscapes, the Manggarai people have crafted distinctive agricultural and social systems, leaving behind their spiderweb-shaped rice fields and clan houses as proud testaments to their cultural heritage. As you explore these villages, you’ll witness the preservation of unique traditions, ceremonies, and language, a living tapestry of history and culture thriving in this charming corner of Flores.

Why Choose This Experience?

Immerse yourself in a journey that that celebrates Flores’ unique heritage and traditions

Learn about the culture of Flores from our knowledgeable local guides, gain unique insights, create deep connections, and be captivated by personal stories that bring the island's rich heritage to life

Embark on an adventure to Komodo, where villages coexist with Komodo dragons, and explore the distinct Ata Modo culture and language. Discover the ancient Ngada culture in Bena, witnessing intricate carvings and skilled weavers in a matrilineal society.

Dive into the heart of Manggarai Culture in Ruteng and Wae Rebo, where spiderweb-shaped rice fields and unique clan houses reflect cherished customs

Experience Flores with local guides, familiar with these cultures, who ensure you dive deep into the essence of Flores, leaving you with lifelong memories of this incredible cultural journey

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3-Day Trip Details

3-Day Trip Details

Price

$495 (flights not included)


Departure time

13:00


Meeting point

Wicked Adventures Office in Labuan Bajo – Flore


Availability

Daily Departures


Season

March – October


Duration

3 days


Group size

2 – 8 people


Included

  • English-speaking guide throughout adventure
  • Meet and transfer from Komodo Airport to Labuan Bajo Office
  • Accommodation at Ecocamp
  • Accommodation in Traditional Clan House
  • All local transportation throughout adventure
  • National, Regional, and local park fees
  • Professional certified guides
  • All meals on expedition
  • Hygienic drinking water throughout, coffee/tea

Not included

  • Flights either domestic or international
  • Gratuities in our prices
  • Alcohol or soft drinks
  • Accommodation before or after the trip
  • Other incidental expenses can not be covered by Wicked Adventures – this can include souvenirs, snacks before/after trip at hotels and on tours

What to bring

  • Lightweight trousers/shorts/skirts
  • T-shirts
  • Underwear and socks
  • Swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunhat
  • Beach sandals
  • Breathable shoes comfortable for trekking and walking
  • Lightweight waterproof jacket
  • Ear plugs
  • Insect repellent
  • Sun-cream (reef-friendly only!)
  • Personal first-aid kit (inc. blister treatment)
  • Personal items (biodegradable toiletries, sanitary wear etc)
  • Quick-dry towel

Tour Staff

  • Tour guide 1:8 ratio for land tours

Important Note: It is essential to understand that the itinerary can, and often does, change due to strong currents or inclement weather conditions. Your safety is our priority and our decisions will be based on that. We can not be held liable for flight delays or cancellations. We will try to accommodate in these cases – but it may mean missing portions of the trip.

3-Day What You’ll See & Do

Experience a unique beachside eco-camp offering an off-the-grid experience while making a direct and meaningful impact on the local community

Immerse yourself in the Manggarai culture and learn about their distinctive agricultural and social systems, like their spiderweb-shaped rice fields and clan houses

Explore villages and witness the preservation of unique traditions, ceremonies, and languages

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