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Maumere - Flores Sightseeing - Island Excursion
||Maumere City Tour,
Visit the local market to see local people buying and selling
their daily need and "Ikat" textile. Onto Wuring - a
Buginese village - to see the house built on stilts over the sea,
as well as to view local culture or customs. Return to hotel.
Village and Historical Tour, F-FLORES/02
Drive up to Ledalero - a major Catholic Seminary - to visit
the museum with its various collection of local royal families'
old portraits, antique hand woven clothes, stagedeon fossils,
etc. Proceed to Sikka village - a center of "Ikat"
weaving to see the traditional weaving process and an old
church built in the 16th Century. Return to hotel.
||Besar Island Cruise,
Cruise to Pulau Besar by wooden boat. Upon arrival, you are
free to swim, snorkel or walk along the beach. Lunches will
be served on board. Visit several fishing villages. Return to
||Kelimutu - The Three
Colored Lakes Tour, F-FLORES/04
After an early morning breakfast at 3.30 drive up to Kelimutu
volcano (108 km by drive) to see the three colored lakes. Upon
arrival walk for 1,5 km and then ascend 127 steps to top to
view Kelimutu's green, blue and black lakes. A Dutch Geologist
discovered Kelimutu in 1914; at the time the lakes were red,
blue and white. Descend to Moni village to view beautiful hand
woven clothes and to visit Kowanara village famous for its traditional
Lionese houses. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in
Wolowaru. After lunch, proceed to Maumere with several stops
will be made according to local happenings.
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