Varanus Komodoensis is the scientific name for this fantastic creature. Most specimens of this native lizard species look very heavy -they can be 3 meters long and weigh 150 kg- but appearances are deceptive. With its disjointed jaws, poisonous bites and the vicious way in which it kills its prey, the omnivorous ora is one of the most efficient beasts of prey that nature has created. The animals were already discovered at the beginning of the century and although immediately protected by legislation, their survival is not guaranteed. Direct poaching of the animal is not a threat as their skin is not suitable for leather production but their eggs are often eaten by scores of wild dogs. Meet the dragons from up close on this unusual tour of Indonesia!

Sartika
Trip offered by Sartika Travel expert in Indonesia and Bali

Trip summary

  • Departure Bali
  • End Denpasar
  • Countries
    • Indonesia and Bali
    • Indonesia
  • City
    • Labuan Bajo
    • Komodo
    • Denpasar
  • Theme Wild nature
  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Accommodation Standard
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards

Detailed itinerary

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  • 1
    Denpasar - Labuan Bajo (L, D)
    Day 1 Transfer by airplane

    Take morning flight from Denpasar to Labuan Bajo. On arrival at Komodo Airport in Labuan Bajo west Flores, meeting service with our guide and transfer to the pier of Labuan Bajo for Rinca Island. Lunch on board, about 2 hour sail to the island of Komodo Dragon, Treks on Rinca Island start from the ticket office at Loh Buaya to Waewaso, it takes 2 hours, the best opportunity to see dragons and their prey, passes the dragon nests and out into the sunshine across an exposed savannah that is studded with lontar palms. and a permanent waterhole in Waewaso, across steep, exposed slopes that offer breathtaking views.

    Dinner and overnight at Puri Sari Beach Hotel.           

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  • 2
    Komodo Island Day trip (B, L, D)
    Day 2

    Early morning cruise to Komodo island, arrive in Komodo and take medium trek takes about 1 1/2 hours. It passes a waterhole where the Timor deer and wild pigs often come to drink. Sometimes, dragons can be found there lying around and waiting. You will climb Sulphurea Hill and Frigate Hill, where a magnificent view across the islands, bays and beaches awaits. Return to the boat and proceed to a pink beach. This peculiar beach gets its color from red coral fragments. It is definitely a great place to spend some time by just laying back or enjoying the underwater world with your snorkeling equipment. Lunch on board and afternoon back to Labuan Bajo.

    Dinner and overnight at Puri Sari Beach Hotel

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  • 3
    Return to Bali (B)
    Day 3 Transfer by airplane

    Free at leisure until departure time, meet your guide at hotel lobby for transfer service back to Denpasar airport.                 

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes
    • Services of an English speaking guide during adventure program                                      
    • Meals as specified                                             
    • Entrance fees, parking fees, donations throughout the course of the program                     
    • Local boat as per itinerary                                              
    • Return airport transfer                                       
    • Snorkeling equipment    
    • Airfares DPS-LBJ-DPS                            
    • Accommodation at mentioned hotels based on sharing in double / twin / triple room inclusive of daily Breakfast.                                                                    
    Price does not include
    • Not mentioned services                                      
    • Not mentioned meals                                         
    • Drinks, personal expenses…                                           
    • Tip for guide and driver - tipping is a common way of showing your appreciation and highly recommended; guidelines for tipping will be inserted in the documentation your client(s) will receive when arriving in Indonesia
    • Insurance