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OVERLAND FLORES
The name Flores was given by the Portuguese, from Cabo de Flores. Flores is the most fascinating and beautiful island. Long hidden in the shadows of its more famous neighbor Bali, the island of Flores is finally emerging as a unique destination of its own. In Flores there is a pristine lakes and waterfalls, dive at one of the 50 spectacular dive sites, exploring mangrove shores and mysterious caves and be warmly welcomed by the island’s people in their rituals, dances and daily life.
Flores spells adventure, diving, eco-tours, and mountain climbing interspersed with visits to prehistoric heritage sites, traditional villages and cultural events. Find some of the world’s most exotic underwater life, dive in the pristine seas of Komodo, or swim along with huge manta rays in the island of Flores!

DESTINATION
MAUMERE
Maumere is blessed with a picturesque landscape of hills and mountain and crystal clear aquamarine colored ocean. Maumere being located at the narrowest section of this long island, when one stands at Koting village near the town of Nita, One will have a vantage view to as far as the Flores Sea to the north and the Savu Sea by the Indian Ocean in its southern horizon. Maumere is also the hopping off point to climb to the Tri-Coloured Lakes on Mt. Kelimutu located on the route to Ende.
Visit the village of Sikka, some 30 km from Maumere, center of the legendary Flores hand-woven clothes. On request, visitors can watch, the complete intricate process of ikat-weaving, including dying the threats with natural colors. Another village known for its weaving is Watublapi, which distinguishes itself by the use of symbolic motifs of animals such as lizards, horses, birds, and geometrical patterns.

ENDE
Ende is located on the southern coast of Flores Island. Ende was the site of a kingdom that existed around the end of 18th century. The people of the area therefore known as Lio-Ende people. The well-known tourist spot of Mount Kelimutu with three coloured volcanic lakes is about 50 km to the east of Ende.

LAKE KELIMUTU
There are three lakes on the mountain sharing the same name, Kelimutu, meaning �the boiling lake�. Lake Kelimutu is part of the Kelimutu National Park, presenting a highly aesthetic value and surreal experience. The national park�s highest point is 5,679 feet at Mt Kelibara (1,731 meters), and 5,544 feet high (1,690 meters) at Mt Kelimutu.

BAJAWA
This charming medium-sized town known for its rich culture and well-preserved traditional villages is situated 1,200 metres above sea level. Surrounded by volcanoes. You may try the famous Flores Coffee in Bajawa.

BENA VILLAGE
Bena, a community that is situated about 16km from Bajawa at the foot of Mount Inerie, is the most famous and also most visited village in the Ngada district. With its impressive stone formations and ancestral shrines, as well as traditional houses, Bena has turned into a signpost for Ngada culture. The village consists of two parallel rows of traditional, high thatch-roofed houses. Highly visible in the center of the village are ngadhu and bhaga, pairs of shrines � one for each clan of the village � representing the clan�s ancestors. The ngadhu symbolizes fierceness and virility.Bena offers an awesome sight, are the megalithic formations in the village center. Megaliths are a means to connect with the supernatural realm and to communicate with the ancestors, often by animal sacrifice.

RIUNG
Riung is a fishing village located in the northern coast of Flores, Indonesia and mostly known as the gateway for the 17 Islands National Park (Tujuh Blas Pulau). The village itself is sparsely populated, with wide streets lined with coconut trees and friendly locals.

RUTENG
Ruteng, the capital of the Manggarai district, is located at the foot of a high mountain range and in the center of a complicated network of valleys, which flow into the largest rice-producing areas of Flores. Long-standing traditions are still very much present in Ruteng, e.g. Caci: a whip fight which is an important element of traditional ceremonies. It is therefore often performed during the marriage of the wealthier and more influential Manggaraians.

WAE REBO
Wae Rebo is a small, very out of the way village. Located some 1,100 meters above sea level, where the air is cool and the village completely surrounded by panoramic mountains and the dense Todo forest. This tropical forest is rich in vegetation, where you will find orchids, different types of ferns and hear the chirping of many songbirds.

BATU CERMIN CAVE
Hence the cave name, Batu Cermin, which means "mirror rock" in Indonesian. Located only 4 kilometers from central Labuan Bajo. Batu Cermin cave is set within an impressive prominent rock formation near Labuan Bajo. Through a hole in the cave, rays of light find their way into the cave’s inside walls where they perform a spectacular show of reflected sunlight. This fascinating effect is caused by some slick, mirror-like rock surfaces that reflect the light.

KOMODO NATIONAL PARK
Komodo National Park is a national park in Indonesia located within the Lesser Sunda Islands in the border region between the provinces of East Nusa Tenggara and West Nusa Tenggara. The park includes the three larger islands Komodo, Padar and Rinca and some small island like Kelor, Sebayur, Bidadari, and Kanawa.

DISTANCE From JAKARTA
6 hours 25 Minutes
(with connecting flight from Bali)

FLIGHT RECOMMENDATION
JAKARTA to MAUMERE
  • Batik Air &Wings 06.00 - 13.25
  • Airasia & Wings 05.20 - 13.25

    MAUMERE to JAKARTA
  • Garuda Indonesia 12.05 - 16.35
  • Garuda Indonesia 12.05 - 17.05
  • Sriwijaya & NAM Air 12.20 - 17.25

    DISTANCE From DENPASAR,BALI
    2 hours
    (all are direct flight from Bali)

    FLIGHT RECOMMENDATION
    DENPASAR to MAUMERE
  • Garuda Indonesia 09.25 - 11.35
  • Wings Air 11.25 - 13.25

    MAUMERE to DENPASAR
  • Garuda Indonesia 12.05 - 13.55
  • Wings Air 08.35 - 10.25


    WONDERFUL FLORES

  • PRICE : Start
    From
    USD 1.340
    DAYS12    NIGHTS11
    NOTE
  • Please send your enquiry to butiktripinfo@gmail.com or texting to our WhatsApp Messenger (62)81213144604 for further itinerary.
  • The itinerary will be adjusted base on your arrival.
  • ENTITLEMENT:
  • 10 days transportation with driver, petrol, & parking.
  • 1 night accommodation at Capa Maumere with breakfast, subject to 2 rooms.
  • 1 night accommodation at Kelimutu Ecolodge with breakfast, subject to 2 rooms.
  • 1 night accommodation at Bintang Wisata Riung with breakfast, subject to 2 rooms.
  • 1 night accommodation at Manulalu Bajawa with breakfast, subject to 2 rooms.
  • 1 night accommodation at Spring Hill Ruteng with breakfast, subject to 2 rooms.
  • 2 nights accommodation at Puri Sari/Luwansa with breakfast.
  • 1 night accommodation at Wae Rebo Village with breakfast & Dinner subject to 4 mattresses.
  • 2 nights accommodation at Cajoma Boat (3 Cabins) include 7 Meals, Mineral Water, Coffee & Tea.
  • Boat rental to 17 Islands Park with snorkeling equipment.
  • Meals, Mineral Water & Snack at Car.
  • Entrance ticket for Komodo National Park, Wae Rebo Village, and tourism ticket from Maumere to Ruteng base on itinerary.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Souvenir.

    NOTE
  • The above price consider as a PREMIUM and PRIVATE Tour for minimum quota of 4 persons per trip.
  • Price will be subject to changed without prior notice due to local economic situation in local area (destination).
  • EXCLUDE:
  • Return Airfare to/from Jakarta/Denpasar-Maumere-Jakarta/Denpasar.
  • Personal expenses.

    NOTE - Cost Additional if any:
  • Puri Sari/Luwansa Labuan Bajo
    Room extension : IDR 985,000/night-include Breakfast.
    Extra Bed at : IDR 455,000/night-include Breakfast.
  • Capa Maumere
    Room extension : IDR 1,100,000/night-include Breakfast.
    Extra Bed at : IDR 550,000/night-include Breakfast.
  • Ecolodge Kelimutu
    Room extension : IDR 1,000,000/night-include Breakfast.
    Extra Bed at : IDR 500,000/night-include Breakfast.
  • Bintang Wisata Riung
    Room extension : IDR 555,000/night-include Breakfast.
    Extra Bed at : IDR 250,000/night-include Breakfast.
  • Manulalu Bajawa
    Room extension : IDR 655,000/night-include Breakfast.
    Extra Bed at : IDR 350,000/night-include Breakfast.
  • Spring Hill Ruteng
    Room extension : IDR 750,000/night-include Breakfast.
    Extra Bed at : IDR 355,000/night-include Breakfast.
  • Surcharge will be applied on :
    � Long Weekend.
    � Idul Fitri (4 days prior & 7 days after).
    � Christmas (1 day prior & until New Year).
    � New Year (until 3 days after).
  • High Season Hotel Surcharge : approximately IDR 450,000/room/night
  • High Season Transportation Surcharge : approximately IDR 250,000/car/day

    CHILDREN FARE
  • 5 years old below : NOT RECOMMENDED.
  • 8 years old above : full pricing same as adult.
  • ABOUT FLORES
    Flores is part of the East Nusa Tenggara province. The island along with smaller minor islands are split into 8 regencies.
    1. Labuan Bajo
    2. Ruteng
    3. Borong
    4. Bajawa
    5. Mbay
    6. Ende
    7. Maumere
    8. Larantuka
    But the main cities in Flores are Labuan Bajo, Ruteng, Bajawa, Ende, Maumere and Larantuka.

    There are many languages spoken on the island of Flores, all of them belonging to the Austronesian family.The peoples of Flores are almost entirely Roman Catholic Christians. The prominence of Catholicism on the island results from its colonisation by Portugal.

    The most famous tourist attraction in Flores are:
  • The 1,639-metre-high (5,377-foot) Kelimutu volcano which containing three colored lakes, located in the district of Ende close to the town of Moni, although you can also visit Inierie vulcano near Bajawa town. These crater lakes are in the caldera of a volcano, and fed by a volcanic gas source, resulting in highly acidic water. The colored lakes change colors on an irregular basis, depending on the oxidation state of the lake from bright red through green and blue.
  • There are snorkeling and diving locations along the north coast of Flores, most notably Maumere and Riung.
  • Labuan Bajo town located on the western tip is often used by tourists as a base to visit Komodo and Rinca islands. Labuan bajo also attracts scuba divers, as whale sharks inhabit the waters around Labuan bajo.
  • The Luba and Bena villages include traditional houses in Flores, Bena is also noted for its Stone Age megaliths.
  • Larantuka, on the isle's eastern end, is known for its Holy Week festivals.
  • RESERVATION|PAYMENT|CANCELLATION

    RESERVATION
  • Reservation must be in made 10-14 days prior the arrival.
  • Reservation may proceed by:
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    − Click to RESERVATION FORM in website

    PAYMENT
  • Payment subject up to 3 installments, which is :
    − 1st Installment : IDR 5,000,000 (upon RESERVATION).
    − 2nd Installment : 50% from the balance (14 days prior the arrival).
    − 3rd Installment : 50% from the balance (7 days prior the arrival).
  • Our payment methods will be:
    − Credit Card Processing in website (additional 3,1% fee for credit card processing).

    (IDR Currency Bank Transfer) :
    Bank Central Asia (BCA)
    PT JALAN TERUS INDONESIA
    Branch office : KCU Blok A Cipete
    Account No: 218-170-0850
    BANK CENTRAL ASIA, JAKARTA SWIFT Code BIC CENAIDJA
    Beneficiary's Name & Address : PT Lima Titik Satu; Jl Cililin No. 11, Petogogan, Kebayoran Baru Jakarta Selatan
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    PT JALAN TERUS INDONESIA
    Maybank
    Office : Jl. Ir. H. Juanda No. 27A, Kb. Kelapa, Gambir, Jakarta Pusat,10120
    Account No : 213-810-7436
    Bank SWIFT Code - IBBKIDJA
    Bank Branch code - 138 (Juanda Branch)
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    CANCELLATION POLICY
  • Cancellation on 12 days on arrival ​will be charged 50% from total purchase.
  • We do not accept any cancellation for the less 14 days prior the arrival.

    NOTE
  • If payment has not been received as above agreement, Butik Trip will undertake unilateral cancellation and there will be no refund deposit for this matter.
  • Butik trip will not be liable to changes or circumstances caused by force majeure (by weather, local tradition, and political condition).