Bali – Chasing Dragon
- Off The Beaten Path
Day 1 - 2: Bali - Rinca Island - Kalong Island - Padar Island - Komodo Island
- Arrive in Bali. Boat transfer to Rinca Island. Observe the Komodo dragons on the island.
- Continue to Kalong Island – home to thousands of fruit bats.
- Visit Padar Island for its beautiful landscape and views from the top of the hills.
- Cruise to Komodo Island to see more of the giant Komodo dragons and relax on Pink Beach.
Day 3 - 5: Labuan Bajo - Bali
- Return to Labuan Bajo. Enjoy the stunning beach.
- Head back to Bali for your departure flight.
Embark on this ‘Bali – Chasing Dragon’ tour to see the famous ‘dragons’ of Indonesia – the Komodos. Observe the giant lizards on Rinca and Komodo islands and learn more about these unique animals. Enhance the journey with a trek on Padar island, which offers striking view out to the ocean and a short break on Pink Beach. The idyllic beach is also one of the best spots to observe marine life and colourful coral reefs.
A warm greeting awaits at Bali International Airport; your private guide and driver will meet you in the arrivals lounge and drive to Labuan Bajo harbor. The trip will start by cruising to Rinca Island for approximately 2 hours, lunch will be served on board.
Upon arriving at Rinca Island, observe the Komodo dragons on this island in their natural environment and other wild animals such as deer, horses, birds, wild buffaloes. In the afternoon, we will continue cruising to Pulau Koaba, which is also known as Kalong Island (Fruit Bat Island), a low-lying circular island measuring 500m across and appearing to comprise a core of taller trees surrounded by dense mangrove. At dusk, the sight of thousands of bats leaving their roost and heading for their feeding grounds is a magnificent spectacle.
If the weather permits, we can take an evening cruise to Padar island.
In the early morning, we will trek to Padar Island to see the beautiful panoramic when the sun rising. Famous for its magnificent landscaping with its clear sky, beaches, and nearby attractions from the top of the hills.
Back to the boat for breakfast, then continue to cruise to Komodo Island. Upon arrival in Komodo island, walk for 1.5 miles to Banugulung to see the activities of the giant Monitor Lizard “Komodo Dragon”, scientifically described in 1912 as Varanus Komodoensis, which can be up to 3m long and weight about 150kg. The total number of these lizards is estimated at 3500 – 5000 inhabited in Komodo, Padar and Rinca Island.
We will return to the boat afterward and head to Pink Beach for an opportunity to swim or snorkel on clean and white sandy beaches. Pantai Merah (Pink Beach) is considered one of the best spots for observing underwater life and corals.
Breakfast on board. We will cruise back to Labuan Bajo then transfer to your hotel for a beach stay.
Day at your leisure to enjoy the resort facilities or self-explore the beautiful surrounding.
Enjoy your morning breakfast and day at your leisure until you are picked up to transfer back to the airport. Services on this trip will end when you have checked in for your domestic flight to Denpasar, Bali.
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Note: Amendments CAN be made to this tour to suit your requirements.
- Accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
- Private Vehicles and Drivers
- Private English Speaking Guides (Other languages if available, upon request)
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
- Entrance fees for all mentioned sights visited
- Service Charge & Government Taxes
What’s Not Included?
- Your International Flights to and from Bali
- Indonesia entry Visa Fees (contact us for further information)
- Personal Expenses (such as laundry, telephone, drinks, etc.)
- Any bank fees or charges at your end
- Meals other than those mentioned in the itinerary
- Personal Travel Insurance
- Tips for guides and drivers
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