- Go birding in Komodo National Park and Mbeliling Forest
- Stop at Pink Beach for swimming and snorkeling
- Visit Sano Nggoang Crater lake
- Go to Cunca Rami waterfall
For avid birdwatchers and nature-lovers, Komodo and Sano Nggoang Flores Birding Tour is the best opportunity to spot most of Flores' endemic birds in their original natural habitats, while also mingling with the local people and experiencing the "real" Flores.
Komodo National Park and Mbeliling Forest in West Flores are two of the most popular places to visit for birding. These two spots are protected as special conservation sites for endemic birds and unique flora and fauna.
Our itinerary also leads you to many beautiful places on the Island including beaches, waterfalls, rain forests, lakes, and spectacular landscapes. Enjoy a boat ride along with swimming and snorkelling.
Day 1: Dendapasar – Labuan Bajo & Boat ride
Arrive in Komodo Airport Labuan Bajo. You will be picked up by our guide and driven to the harbor for sailing to Komodo National Park. Sail by boat towards Komodo island and stop at Pink Beach for swimming and snorkeling. Lunch, dinner, and overnight on a boat around Komodo island.
Day 2: Birding in Komodo Island
In the early morning, the boat staff will prepare your breakfast. The birding trip will start at 06.30. Briefing by Komodo National Park Ranger and start long trekking in Komodo Island. Morning is the best time for you to spot the Komodo dragon. There are many birds in Komodo: Yellow Crested cockatoo, Rusty breasted Whistler and many more!
The walk will finish at 09.30 and then the boat will bring you back to Labuan Bajo. Lunch will be served on the boat.
Arrive at Labuan Bajo harbor, your driver will pick you up and then drive to Sanonggoang – Mbeliling, about 57 km. As you arrive in the early afternoon, you can head out for afternoon trekking around Sano Nggoang crater lake to search for birds and meet local people.
Dinner and overnight at local homestay.
Day 3: Birding in Sano Nggoang and Mbeliling Forest
Sano Nggoang and Mbeliling Forest birding will start at 05.00 AM with early breakfast, or take your breakfast after the two-hour birding walk around Sano Nggoang crater lake. Then the trip will continue by car towards the Mbeliling Forest. Lunch at a local house in Werang. After lunch, stop at the trekking start point to visit Cunca Rami waterfall. The trekking will take 45 minutes ( 2.5 km ).
You have 1.5 hours at Cunca Rami to enjoy the waterfall and surrounds. The impressive Cunca Rami waterfall, with its many pretty pools that offer a refreshing with natural swimming experience.
After enjoying the waterfall, you’ll drive through to Labuan Bajo. Stay overnight and dinner at Purisari Beach Hotel.
Day 4: Labuan Bajo – Denpasar
In the morning, enjoy free time before transferring to the airport.