Komodo cruise and dragons!
Day 1 Bali - Labuan Bajo - Kalong Island
Early flight from Bali to Labuan Bajo, classical departure harbour to Komodo National Park. Pick up at the airport and short transfer (10 minutes) to the harbour. You start sailing to the national park. On the way you will discover the first coral reefs of the area, and maybe meet dugongs that are quite common in the area. You will have dinner on board and you will enoy the naural show of thousands of flying foxes leaving the mangrove to the mainland at dusk.
Day 2 Rinca - Pink Beach - Komodo
After breakfast you will set foot on Rinca Island. Short trek with a local ranger in the forest and first encounter with the famous Komodo dragons. You will also enjoy an amazing panorama of the archipelago. After this you will sail to Komodo Island, and reach Pink Beach, very famous because of the colour of its sand. After a nice snorkelling with turtles if you are lucky, you will start your second trek on this island, once again with a ranger. Besides the dragons, you can also see buffalos, wild pigs,and white cockatoos along the track. In the end of the afternoon you will visit the local village of Komodo. Dinner and night onboard.
Day 3 Manta Point - Kanawa - Gili Lawa
Today there is a lot of snorkelling spots to experiment : you will start with the Manta point and swim with the rays, turtles, and sometimes even reef sharks. You will then head to Kanawa, and maybe be lucky enough to see Lionfishes, Humphead Parrotfish, and Bluespotted stingray. In the late afternoon, you will make a short trek on Gili Lawa and enoy an amazing panorama on sunset.
Day 4 Bidadari - Labuan Bajo - Bali
In the morning you will enjoy your last snorkelling session close to Bidadari Island. You will get back to Labuan Bajo, and be transferred to the airport. Flight back to Bali.
Period & budget
When to travel?
The best period for travelling is during the following months: