Mountain Bike Tour around Flores, Indonesia
This guided Mountain Bike Tour is the perfect activity for those who love cycling. It’s a 6-day tour that will show you the deepest and most magical and emblematic spots of Flores. You will have the opportunity to travel its main streets as well as its long hills covered with amazingly rich nature.
- Meeting point: H. Hasan Aroeboesman Airport (Ende Airport). See map
- 6 days.
- To be confirmed depending on arrival.
What does it include?
- Accommodation with meals
- English speaking guide
- Bike, Polygon Extrada 5.0
- AC car for tours and Transfers
- Entrance fee, Drink water
- Domestic flights
- Travel Insurance,
- Personal expenses and Tipping.
- 2 persons: 1101,30 €/person
- 3 persons: 1069,48 €/person
- 4 to 6 persons: 1012,03 €/person
Day 1: Denpasar – Maumere
Arrival at Frans Seda Airport, Maumere. Our English speaking guide will pick you up at the airport and will take you directly to your hotel. The afternoon is free of program. Dinner and overnight at Sea World Club Hotel.
Day 2: Maumere – Moni
Start cycling from your hotel to Paga beach with coffee stop in Nita, (approx. 2.5 hours). Enjoy the serenity and the white sandy beach of Paga Beach during lunch, then continue to Moni by car, Dinner and overnight at the Kelimutu Eco Lodge in Moni.
Cycling time from hotel to Paga beach : 2.5 hours, 30 km
Day 3: Moni – Kelimutu – Ende
In the early morning at 04.00 am by car to the three Colored Lakes of Kelimutu, one of the most spectacular and mysterious sights in Indonesia. You will witness a beautiful sunrise. Then you return cycling to the hotel starting from the parking area of Kelimutu. After having breakfast in the hotel you continue the trip by car to Nduaria, then biking to Ende.
In the afternoon in Ende, cycling to the harbor and enjoying the sunset. Dinner and overnight at Grand Wisata Hotel Ende.
Parking area – Hotel in Moni : 45 minutes, 12 km
Nduaria – Ende : 3 hours, 40 km
Hotel – harbor : 20 minutes, 5 km
Day 4: Ende – Bajawa
Start cycling from your hotel to Nangapanda, in Penggajawa you can stop and take a bath on the beach, and seeing the blue pebbles stone. Continued by car to Boawae, take a lunch at local restaurant, by car again to Rowa, and cycling to the hot Spring in Soa. From Soa drive to bajawa, dinner at local restaurant before check in at hotel. Overnight at Sanian Hotel Bajawa.
Ende – Nangapanda : 2,5 hours, 30 km
Rowa – So’a Hotspring : 1.5 hours, 23 km
Day 5: Bajawa – Ruteng
Morning biking from your Hotel to Bena Village and continue to Waebelah, Bena 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. Then continue to Aimere with its “Arak” distillation and palm wine fresh used tapp, Lunch in Borong or Aimere, on the way to Ruteng, you can visit Ranamese lake in the cloud forest. Dinner at Agape Restaurant and Overnight at Susteran MBC, Ruteng.
Cycling time :
Bajawa – Waebelah : 2.5 hours, 35 km
Day 6: Ruteng and surrounding
4 hours cycling from Ruteng to Kenda, continue to Ting village and Watu Alo, on the way can see the beautiful rice field terraces, afternoon biking to visit Ruteng Pu’u traditional houses. Dinner at Spring hill restaurant and Overnight at Susteran MBC, Ruteng.
Cycling time in the morning: 2.5 hours
In the afternoon : 1 hours
Day 7: Ruteng – Labuan Bajo
Departure from your hotel, drive to Cancar to see the unique Lingko ricefield, circular terraces arranged like a spider web, Cycling around the rice field and villages in Cancar for 1 hour, continue to Labuanbajo. Down hill Cycling from Roe to Labuan bajo for 1.5 hour. Dinner and overnight at Puri sari Beach Hotel.
Cycling time arround Cancar : 1.5 hours
Roe – Labuanbajo : 1.5 hours
Day 8: Labuan Bajo – Denpasar (B)
After breakfast, a morning visit to the Batu Cermin cave before taking you to the airport for flight to Denpasar.
Type: SHIMANO ALTUS 21sp. Size : 16/18
Brake Lever : SHIMANO ALTUS ST-EF50
Shifting lever : SHIMANO ALTUS ST-EF50
Bike Equipment: Helmet
WHAT TO BRING:
- Sunscreen, insect repellent,
- Trekking or sport shoes,
- Light clothing,(but at least one long sleeved shirt, long trousers, jacket)
- Hat, Insect Repellent, Flash lights
IMPORTANT: Minimum 2 persons, Maximum 6.