If youre looking to get in three of the Indonesian islands on a trip that combines proven highlights with off-the-beaten-path gems, youre in the right place. Komodo is obviously well-known for its dragons (gigantic lizards, really, but whos nit-picking?), but theres so much more to the island and neighbouring Flores than just massive fauna. And when it comes to Bali an island steeped in culture, excellent food, and talented artists there are near-limitless pristine beaches, temples, and jungles to explore. With your accommodation and transport arranged by CEOs, this well-packed adventure offers up the perfect blend of the highlights and free time.
Arrive at any time.
Hop on a plane to Ende and drive to your ecolodge in Moni, a lush hill town.
Wake early and embark on a one hour hike to arrive at the Kelimutu crater lake viewpoint for sunrise. After breakfast leave for Bajawa. After lunch, take a revitalizing dip at Malanage Hot Springs.
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 regions architecture and way of life.
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.
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.
Sail to Rinca and Komodo islands in search of the famed Komodo Dragon and other wildlife.
Catch a flight back to Bali. Enjoy another night in paradise.
Enjoy some free time in Sanur.
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.
Drive through lush rice fields and winding mountain roads to Kintamani, then take a dip in the local hot springs.
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.
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.
Visit Kerta Gosa, the historic court of justice, before the journey to Candidasa, a superb beach location perfect for relaxing.
Continue exploring or relaxing on the beachthe choice is yours.
Depart at any time.