Got a hankering to see five Indonesian islands? On Komodo, you’ll spot the eponymous dragons and on Flores you’ll soak up the beautiful scenery and make friends with the denizens of Ngada village. And there’s so much more waiting for you on Bali and Lombok: Visiting tobacco plantations of Tetebatu, climbing towering volcanoes, and digging your feet into the white sand of pristine beaches in Gili Islands. With hotels, transport, and a number of included€tivities arranged by our CEOs, this adventure still allows plenty of free time to create your own highlights.
Day 1 Sanur
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Sanur/Moni (1B)
Hop on a plane to Ende and drive to your ecolodge in Moni, a lush hill town.
Day 3 Moni/Bajawa (1B)
Wake early and embark on a one hour hike to arrive at the Kelimutu crater lake viewpoint for sunrise. After breakfast leave for Bajawa. Stop on route at Blue Stone Beach for a lunch break (and possible swim!)
Day 4 Bajawa/Ruteng (1B, 1D)
Drive inland to Ruteng and take in the stunning surrounding mountains. Head out this morning to visit Bena, a traditional village in Ngada where you will meet with local tribes and learn more about the region’s architecture and way of life. Afterward, a midday stop at Malanage Hot Springs will revitalize you on your lunch stop.
Day 5 Ruteng/Labuan Bajo (1B)
Travel to Labuan Bajo, and explore this bustling harbour town with some free time. En route, take a quick hike to a viewpoint over the spider rice fields at Cancar.
Day 6 Labuan Bajo (1B)
Wake early this morning and head into the tropical jungle. When the car can go no further, an easy trek through the rainforest brings you to the beautiful Cunca Wulang Canyon. A jump into the waterfalls pools will you cool off.
Day 7 Labuan Bajo (1B, 1L, 1D)
Sail to Rinca and Komodo islands in search of the famed Komodo Dragon and other wildlife.
Day 8 Labuan Bajo/Sanur (1B)
Catch a flight back to Bali. Enjoy another night in paradise.
Day 9 Sanur (1B)
Enjoy some free time in Sanur.
Day 10 Sanur/Munduk (1B, 1D)
Visit the Lake Danu Bratan Temple and take a walk through the Jatiluwih Rice Terraces before arriving at the guesthouse in Munduk. Enjoy some delicious Balinese cuisine.
Day 11 Munduk/Kintamani (1B)
Drive through lush rice fields and winding mountain roads to Kintamani, then take a dip in the local hot springs.
Day 12 Kintamani/Ubud (1B, 1L)
Opt for a sunrise hike to the top of Mt Batur before travelling to the cultural heart of Bali, stopping for lunch at the G Adventures supported-Bali Community Training Lunch Program. Arrive in Ubud in the late afternoon for an orientation walk and some free time.
Day 13 Ubud (1B)
Enjoy a free day to explore exactly what interests you in Ubud. Opt to visit the Monkey Forest, numerous temples, rice paddies, and markets. In the evening, opt to take in a traditional Kecak dance performance.
Day 14 Ubud/Candidasa (1B)
Visit Kerta Gosa, the historic court of justice, before the journey to Candidasa, a superb beach location perfect for relaxing.
Day 15 Candidasa (1B)
With more free time here, opt to visit the Tirta Gangga temple or the traditional village of Tenganan, go snorkelling, or relax on one of the secluded beaches along the coast.
Day 16 Candidasa/Kuta (1B)
Take a local ferry to Lombok and visit a Sasak traditional village en route to Kuta.
Day 17 Kuta (1B)
Enjoy a full day exploring the area around Kuta. Opt for a surf lesson or visit one of the beautiful beaches nearby.
Day 18 Kuta/Senggigi (1B)
Enjoy a spectacular drive through the middle of Lombok. Stop at the Tetebatu community and enjoy an easy trek through the surrounding rice fields led by a local guide. Continue on to Senggigi for the night.
Day 19 Senggigi/Gili Trawangan (1B)
Before heading to the stunning Gili Islands, visit the slopes of the Rinjani Volcano and hike to a secluded waterfall and take a dip in the fresh water. Once at the islands, opt to swim, snorkel, or kick back and relax.
Day 20 Gili Trawangan (1B)
Enjoy a half-day snorkelling trip and check out what’s living under the sea. The rest of the day is free for exploring. Opt to rent a bike and cycle around the island, visit the shopping area, or try some yoga.
Day 21 Gili Trawangan/Sanur (1B)
Travel back to Bali by boat for a final dinner and farewells.
Day 22 Sanur (1B)
Depart at any time.
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