Komodo: Cruising the Island of Hidden Treasures

Duration
3 days / 2 nights
Price Per Person
Extension: Optional add-on to your itinerary.
Interests
Wildlife, Luxury Cruises
Destinations
Indonesia
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Embark on an unforgettable three-day excursion to some of the most beautiful islands in Indonesia. Start the tour by sailing to the breathtaking Kelor Island, where you’ll be spoiled by untouched beaches and clear blue waters. After, visit the island of Mesa, home to the Bajau “Sea Gypsies”. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to witness local life as you pass by traditional stilt houses that sit above the water. On the second day, hike through Komodo National Park, and come face to face with the deadly Komodo dragon. Learn more about these mysterious creatures as a park ranger leads you to their secret nests and dens. Finally, visit the famous Pink Beach and be captivated by the twinkling pink sand under your feet.

Highlights

  • Journey to the secret lairs of the deadly Komodo dragon in Komodo National Park
  • Snorkel in crystal blue water and experience beautiful marine life in Kelor Island
  • Dig your feet in glimmering pink sand at the famous Pink Beach

Day-to-Day

Day 1 Labuan Bajo to Loh Buaya Bay

Begin the amazing excursion by boarding a private pinisi, an Indonesian style schooner, in Labuan Bajo and set sail to the beautiful island of Kelor. Here, you’ll experience paradise as you soak up the sun on pristine beaches and swim in crystal blue water. Take this opportunity to also snorkel and explore, as Kelor is home to an abundance of exotic sea life. Next, head to the island of Mesa, home to the Bajau “Sea Gypsies,” and witness a rare traditional Indonesian lifestyle. See fisherman pull up bounties of fish and admire their stilt houses, which sit several feet above the water. After, depart for Loh Buaya Bay where we will stay overnight at anchor. Finish the day off with a delicious dinner on board under the stars.

Day 2 Komodo Island

Start the day by going ashore on the island of Komodo and hike through Komodo National Park. Here, you’ll see the famous and frightening Komodo dragon along with beautiful horses, deer, and buffalo. Continue to hike up the Rinca hills and be captivated by the breathtaking view from the top. Next, return to the ship and sail to the stunning Pink Beach where you’ll enjoy another unforgettable snorkelling session. End the day by heading to Loh Liang Bay for anchorage.

Day 3 Komodo to Labuan Bajo

On the final day, head back to the island of Komodo and journey where few have traveled as a park ranger leads you to the secret lairs of Komodo dragons. Here, you’ll see their unique dens and nests while learning more about the ancient lizard. After, set sail out of Loh Liang Bay and find one last paradisiacal beach to enjoy a final swim and suntan. In the late afternoon, we wish you farewell as you depart the schooner in Labuan Bajo .

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Price is based on double or twin hotel room occupancy and includes accommodation, transfers, car/driver, English-speaking guide, activities and entrance fees, breakfasts and some casual lunches while touring.   Flights and optional special activities will be quoted separately.  Most personal expenses, including dinners, alcoholic beverages, spa treatments and gratuities can be paid on the spot while traveling.  Prices may vary depending on season, choice of accommodation and other factors.

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With Remote Lands you'll travel with people who have made Asia the solitary focus of their own lifelong adventure. As our guest, in the continent that our north American founders Catherine and Jay have adored and explored for decades, you'll discover Asia on a journey that is completely, authentically your own, adapted from our own remarkable experiences and adventures over the years.

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