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Komodo Island Excursion

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Key facts

Where: Komodo & Rinca Island , Indonesia Duration: 3 Days/2 Nights

Highlights

  • Behold the rugged landscapes where fearsome Komodo Dragons prowl
  • Go snorkeling in the azure waters of Pantai Merah

Overview

Komodo Island is a hilly, desolate yet beautiful island sandwiched between Flores and Sumbawa and the big attraction here is gargantuan lizards – 3-metre, 100-kilogram monsters, knows as ‘Ora’ to the locals and ‘Komodo Dragons’ to westerners. Why they exist only on or around Komodo Island is a mystery! The island is surrounded by some of the most tempestuous waters in Indonesia, marked by riptides and whirlpools.

The Komodo National Park has some of the best diving spots in Nusa Tenggara and you could snorkel at Pantai Merah (Pink Beach). If you are lucky, you could spot young dragons on trees. Enjoy the beautiful sunset from your hotel as you end this tour of Komodo Island and return with memories of the majestic ‘Ora’.

Itinerary

Upon arrival at Labuan Bajo on the island of Flores you will be welcomed by our local representative and transferred to transfer to Hotel Puri Sari for overnight.

Our purpose today is to see the Komodo Dragon. This largest living lizard on earth lives on 3 islands Rinca, Padar & Komodo and some parts of West Flores. Its length can go up to 3 meters with weight of up to 90 kilo. Early morning wake up call. Breakfast at hotel transfer to the harbour.

At 6:00am depart for Komodo island. This trip over blue tropical waters and past hundreds of small island will take approximately 4 hours. On our visit to Komodo island we make a walk (1 hour) with a local ranger in search of the Komodo dragons. During your visit also wild buffalo, deer, pigs and various species of tropical birds like the Cockatoo can be seen.

At Pink Beach lunch and time to discover the splendid underwater world of these rich waters (snorkels and fins are provided).

Onwards to Rinca. Led by a local ranger 1 hour soft trekking through forest and savanna. Komodo Dragons are often spotted on the way. From the highest point on this hike a beautiful panorama of the surrounding island. Return to Labuan Bajo will take around 1 1/2 hours. Upon arrival at the harbour transfer to Hotel Hotel Puri Sari in Labuan Bajo for overnight.

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel. You are at leisure in the morning before being transferred to the Labuan Bajo Airport for your onward flight.

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

Daily

Duration

3 Days/2 Nights

Start time

Start time: 0800h (08:00am)
Duration: 3 Days/2 Nights

Meeting point

Labuan Bajo Airport.
(Please mention your hotel name, address and the flight details at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
Please also mention your preferred start time.

Ending point

Labuan Bajo Airport

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Inclusions

  • AC Transport
  • English speaking guide
  • 1 day Boat
  • Snorkel equipment
  • Entrance fees
  • Rangers,
  • Daily breakfast
  • 1 x Lunch on board for Komodo/Rinca Tour
  • 2 overnight stary at Puri Sari Hotel

Exclusions

  • Airline Tickets
  • Dom. Apt tax
  • Porters
  • Camera and Video Fees at KNP
  • Personal Expenses, Tips etc

Do/Dont's

Bring proper shoes for walking (especially Rinca is a 2 hour walk), swim suit and towel, hat and sun lotion.

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Please note

Please call the tour operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to reconfirm the departure details.

Compulsory gala dinners and peak season surcharges may apply during peak periods surrounding the public holidays of Christmas and New Year - these surcharges will be confirmed at the time of booking.

Based on twin-sharing in double rooms.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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