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LOMBOK / NUSA TENGGARA

A fascinating experience for the hardy traveller, Nusa Tenggara is home to hundreds of ethnic groups who speak scores of different languages and dialects and hold widespread beliefs of magic. Flores and Sumba produces some of most exquisite handwoven ikat in Indonesia. Another of the area's striking cultural characteristics is great variety of adat culture; the Balinese style of temples of Lombok, the shaggy, elliptical thatch houses of Timor, and the Sumbanese native houses which resemble a gigantic straw hat. On Sumbawa megaliths are carved in cryptic reliefs, and on Sumba massif stone-slab tombs sit in front yards of houses. Astounding natural wonders include Komodo's of 3-m-long monitor lizards, the colored volcanic lakes of Kelimutu, superlative snorkeling with 100-m drop-off on Flores, seashell collecting on Gili islands of Lombok, the virgin game reserve of P. Moyo on Flores. The area is also rich in dances, fighting arts, animist ceremonies, and unique religious holidays.

SASAK TOUR ...... (8 hrs)
This is most popular tour featuring the culture, local handicraft, tradition, and beautiful beach of Lombok. The tour covers Sukarare for hand-weaving village, Penunjak pottery village, Rambitan traditional village, beautiful Tanjung Aan beaches.

NATURAL AQUARIUM TOUR ....... (8 hrs)
Reputedly as the best tour for snorkeling, diving, swimming, or simply sunbathing in Lombok. The tour drives to small but beautiful Gili Air island where we can have all above.

LOMBOK COUNTRYSIDE TOUR ....... (8 hrs)
Depart to Gunungsari village popular as a dotted Bamboos furniture, Jangkuk handicraft village, Karang Bayan traditional village. Take a walk to Nyiur Baya village.

SOFT TREKKING ---- (8 hrs)
Morning drive to Punikan Village where you will start a 4-hour walk to Sesaot through terraced ricefield, coffee plantatioon, bamboo forest, across the river, local huts of mountain ethnic group and see their way of life. Most kind of seasonal/tropical fruit along the way i.e. durian, mangostine, hairy fruit, pineapple, jackfruit, banana etc., will be found along the way. Drive up to Suranadi to either relax or



3-D KOMODO EXPLORATION

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  • D-1 BIMA - KOMODO ISLAND ( L / D )
    Meeting service at airport of Bima for a transfer to Sape harbour to get the boat to Komodo island. Overnight at PPA Guest House.
  • D-2 KOMODO - BIMA ( B / L / D )
    Halfday exploration in the island on foot by the beach-side and get inland to where most Komodo dragons are found activating the body on the sunshine. On the way take a dried river bed path. By midday sailing back to Sape and transfer to hotel in Bima.
  • D-3 BIMA - DEPARTURE ( B )
    B'fast at hotel. Transfer to airport for departure.


7-D LOMBOK ISLAND CIRCUIT

  • D-1 LOMBOK ARRIVAL- TRF TO SURANADI
    Meeting service, transfer to Suranadi hotel with sightseeing en route, drive through Ampenan, Mataram and Cakranegara with stop at Mayure floating hall and Meru Temple.
  • D-2 SURANADI - SD. GILE WATERFALL (B)
    After b'fast drive up to Pusuk monkey forest, beautiful view over the valley down to western coastline of Lombok, stop at some traditional villages along the way and relax at Sendang Gile Waterfall. Overnight at simple losmen with beautiful view of Mt. Rinjani
  • D-3 SD. GILE WATERFALL - TETEBATU (B)
    Abf at hotel then drive up nothern coast of Lombok - drier than west Lombok - to Tetebatu mountain resort with stop at Masbagik pottery village and Loyok bamboo handicraft. If time permits, walk into a lush tropical jungle nearby. Overnight at Tetebatu.
  • D-4 TETEBATU - KUTE (B)
    After b'fast drive to south coast of Lombok - the home of ethnic Sasak - with its primitive way of life, en route stop at fishing village of Tj. Luar and traditional village at Rambitan. Overnight at unspoiled beach of Kute
  • D-5 KUTE - SENGGIGI (B)
    B'fast and then proceed to West Lombok, stop at Penunjak pottery village, Sukarare handweaving village, Narmada Summer Plc., and Lingsar Temple. Overnight at Senggigi
  • D-6 SENGGIGI (B)
    B'fast at hotel; free at your own leisure.
  • D-7 SENGGIGI - DEPARTURE (B)
    B'fast at hotel; departure transfer to airport or ferry harbour.


8-D GRAND EXPLORATION OF NUSA TENGGARA

kelimutu lake
  • D-1 BIMA - SAPE - KOMODO ISLAND ( L / D )
    Meeting service and transfer to Sape harbour to get the boat to Komodo island and overnight at PPA Guest House.
  • D-2 KOMODO - BIMA ( B / L / D )
    Halfday exploration in the island to see and learn most Komodo dragons are found activating the body on the sunshine. On the way take a dried riverbed path. Afternoon sailing to Labuhan Bajo and overnight.
  • D-3 LABUHAN BAJO - RUTENG ( B / L / D )
    Start overland passing through beautiful terraced rice fields and wide savannah for Ruteng town. Overnight in Ruteng.
  • D-4 RUTENG - BAJAWA ( B / L / D )
    Drive to Bajawa with the view en route are green coffee plantation, lush tropical rain forest belt over volcanic mountain and beautiful flowers. In the afternoon proceed to Bena traditional village. Overnight at Bajawa town.
  • D-5 BAJAWA - ENDE ( B / L / D )
    Drive up to a beautiful hill with picturesque panoramic of its vicinity. Drive down to a beach and heading up to Ende. Stop over at hand-weaving village. Overnight at Ende.
  • D-6 ENDE - MAUMERE ( B / L / D )
    Early morning start for a trek heading up to Mt. Kelimutu with its spectacular three different color crater lakes. Opportunity to see a bright and beautiful sunrise (weather permitting). Then trek down to Jopu traditional village. On to Maumere for overnight.
  • D-7 MAUMERE - FREE PROGRAM ( B )
    Your day is set free for own leisure.
  • D-8 MAUMERE - DEPARTURE ( B )
    Transfer to airport for onward flight departure.