This is the world’s largest monitor lizard, varanus Komodoensies, when full grown it measures up to 3.13 meters (10feet 2 inches) in length and weight anything up to 165.9kg (365pounds). They are fearsome creatures with enormous jaws, squat muscular legs and sharp claws.
Preying on live deer, goats and wild pigs, they lie in wait hidden in the long grass. Young dragons spend most of their time in trees but dragons over 1.5m long can not climb well. Dragons over 2 meters are too heavy to climb trees. Komodo dragons are constantly regulating their body temperatures. In the early morning, they must warm-up their bodies in the sun. If their body temperature drops too low, the food in their stomach can rot and cause regurgitation or even death.
Tour Itenary :
Day 01 Bali – Labuan Bajo – Rinca Island
Pick up service from your hotel in Bali and transfer to the airport. Depart from Bali by domestic flight for Labuan Bajo in West Part of Flores island. Upon your arrival you will be welcomed and met by our local representative. Transfer to the harbor to catch a boat cross to Rinca island. Lunch will be provided. We arrive at Rinca after boating about 2 hours proceeding with hiking to see the activities of komodo dragon for the whole afternoon. All meals provided and accommodation on board.
Day 02 Komodo – Rinca – Pink Beach – Labuan Bajo
We are slowly moving from Rinca to Komodo island, while enjoying sunrise and breakfast on board, again we begin our trek and hike through the tropical dry forest to explore the Komodo dragon at Komodo island. While entering the park, please keep your look at any directions as sometimes you will also find young komodo dragon hanging over the trees. A local ranger will lead you during the trek. We return on board for relax and lunch before proceed to Pink Beach for a beautiful beach, spectacular snorkel site. In the afternoon return to Labuan Bajo. On your arrival, transfer to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03 Labuhan Bajo – Ruteng – Bajawa
Breakfast at hotel. Drive to Bajawa via Ruteng. Stop in Lembor for irrigation area, Aimere for the process of palm wine, Ranamese lake. Lunch provided at local restaurant. Dinner at Camelia Restaurant. Overnight at Wisma Kembang or similar.
Day 04 Bajawa – Ende
Breakfast at hotel. Visit the morning market in Bajawa, then to Naru. Visit to Ngada village in Langa and Bena the interesting cult houses. Continue the trip Wogo village for a collection of rather neglected megaliths. Road to Ende via Nuabosi, offers wonderful view of the town and Ende bay. Lunch provided at local Rumah Makan. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel Dwi Putra or similar.
Day 05 Ende – Kelimutu – Maumere
Early morning drive up to the three colored lake of Kelimutu, one of the Indonesia’s most mysterious and dramatic sights. The three lakes, set in deep craters at a height of 1,600m.Down to Moni for breakfast, then continue to Maumere with stop at Lio hill tribes of Jopu and Ranggase, offers fine Ikat weaving, then the village of Wolowaru. Lunch is provided. Dinner and accommodation at Cottage.
Day 06 Maumere – Denpasar or Next Destination
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport. Depart for Bali or your next destination. Meeting service on your arrival. Transfer to your original hotel.
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