Cultural Treasures of Flores in an 8-Day Adventure

Prepare yourself for a thrilling 8-day tour in the less-traveled parts of Indonesia. Starting in Bali – we will also explore the Komodo National Park, where you’ll encounter Komodo dragons and immerse yourself in the wonders of Flores, uncovering hidden gems rarely seen by tourists. We snorkel or kayak through crystal-clear waters, and discover the secrets of a secluded island paradise.

Venturing overland into the heart of Flores, you’ll be treated to a one-of-a-kind experience at a unique beachside eco-camp offering an off-the-grid experience while making a direct and meaningful impact on the local community. You’ll also have the opportunity to visit the Wae Rebo village, a traditional village in the caldera of an extinct volcano, where we’ll reside in traditional clan houses, witnessing a way of life that has endured for centuries. With a refreshing dip in warm springs before finishing up Flores with a sunset dinner at the beach of Labuan Bajo. Our final day is relaxing in Bali with a performance by a local Gamelan orchestra.

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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8-Day Trip Details

8-Day Trip Details

Price

$2,095 (flights included)


Departure time

18:00 Briefing and orientation at hotel


Meeting point

Bali Hotel


Availability

Departures every Sunday


Season

April – October


Duration

8 days


Group size

2 – 8 people


Included

  • English-speaking guide throughout
  • Meet and transfer from Bali Airport to Hotel
  • Accommodation in Bali Area Hotel (5 star)
  • Accommodation in Labuan Bajo Hotel (4 star)
  • Accommodation on Custom Kayaking Vessel
  • Accommodation at Ecocamp
  • Accommodation in Traditional Clan House
  • Orientation in Bali with our staff
  • Domestic flights from Bali – Komodo – Bali
  • Sea-kayak use with all safety gear including vest, paddle etc
  • Snorkel and fins in current sizes
  • Support boat with radio and satellite phone contact throughout
  • National, Regional, and local park fees
  • Professional certified land and kayak guides
  • Ranger and local guide fees
  • All meals on expedition
  • Hygienic drinking water throughout

Not included

  • International flights
  • There are additional fees for registering video cameras, drones and professional camera equipment inside Komodo National Park
  • 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
  • Snorkel/kayak guide 1:8 ratio on the water
  • Captain, cook, boat crew on the boat

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.

8-Day What You’ll See & Do

Witness the Komodo dragons in their natural habitat at the UNESCO World Heritage site, Komodo National Park

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

Relax in the soothing warm springs of the Ecocamp

Trek to Wae Rebo village, a traditional village in the caldera of an extinct volcano, where you’ll reside in traditional clan houses

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