Vietnam

Land of the Rising Dragon

Komodo Dragons & Wonders of Rinca

Private Tour

Starting from $879

Overview

Komodo National Park

Once a small fishing village, Labuan Bajo has been flourishing over the past years to become a prime travel destination. The town itself is still a bit rustic and muddled as it serves as fishing and shipping port as well as the gateway to the Islands. Walking around town you will notice that there are more diving shops than restaurants, so you’re in the perfect place if you love spending time on or in the water.

 

From the moment you catch a glimpse of the islands from the plane you will be captivated by their beauty. On this trip you will get to explore the most picturesque of them and the surrounding areas. During the trip you will spend two nights on mainland and one night on board of a charming boat. There will be many snorkeling and swimming opportunities during your break as well as getting up close to the famous Komodo Dragons.

ITINERARY DETAILS

Day 1: Arrive in Labuan Bajo

On arrival in Labuan Bajo you will be met by an Asia for Expats representative and transferred to your hotel. In the late afternoon you will enjoy an introduction to this beautiful island by enjoying sunset from the ‘Paradise Sunset Bar’ where you get an amazing panoramic view of the port and the setting sun over the sea.

Day 2: Komodo National Park (Boat Cruise)

Today you will board your boat from Pelni pier for a two-day cruise within the waters of the Komodo National Park. Your base for the two days will be a private air-conditioned cabin. On the trip you are free to relax, swim and snorkel around Rinca Island that has the most amazing underwater life. Later in the day you will have a walk around the island in search of the Komodo Dragons.

*(B, D)

Day 3: Komodo National Park (Boat Cruise)

The day starts with more snorkelling in the morning as you cross to Pantai Merah which is rich in underwater life and some fabulous coloured corals. After lunch, back on board your boat the last stop of the trip is to the beautiful Pink Beach where the red coral has tinted the sand with a unique rosy color. From here you leave the national park and sail back to the main land.

 *(B, L, D)

Day 4: Wae Rebo to Depart Labauan Bajo

Today you are free to relax and enjoy your last day in Labauan Bajo until you are picked up in plenty of time for your departing flight home.

*(B)

*Please see our list of activities to add to your holidays

* Extend your trip to a fabulous Flores overland adventure
* We can add a trip to Komodo Dragon Island

Activities
Expat Tips

Top Expat Tips

  • Enjoy Sunset from the Paradise Sunset Bar (Get there early for the best vantage point)
  • Make sure you have dinner at the local fish market, there’s nothing fresher.

Challenges:

  • If you like scuba diving or are keen to try it this is probably the best place on earth to do it.

For Families:

  • Please be aware that Komodo Dragons have history of attacking humans. Make sure your kids don’t get too close and always stick with your guide.
Information

Tour Includes:

  • Land transportation within Indonesia by private vehicles.
  • English speaking guide
  • Accommodation listed
  • Breakfasts each morning on the tour
  • Excursions as mentioned
  • All admission fees at activities mentioned in the itinerary, temples and attractions.
  • All taxes

Tour Excludes:

  • Flights to/from Asia. (Our team can help you arrange flights if requested)
  • International airport departure taxes
  • Visa fees
  • Meals, unless otherwise mentioned
  • Beverages and personal expenses
  • Other excursions and entrance fees
  • Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation and evacuation in the event of accident of illness).
  • All other services not listed in “Tour Includes”.

Flights

We will arrange all flights and transportation within the country as mentioned in the itinerary. Our team can arrange bonded ATOL flights to/from Asia upon request. Please complete the enquiry form with the necessary information to issue a quote for your international flights.

Visa

A visa is required to enter Indonesia. Our team will happily advise you on visa requirements.

Passport

Please ensure your passport has a validity of at least six months beyond stay. Also at least one blank page for each of the countries you are visiting and 4 passport-size photos are needed.

Insurance

Please make sure you have comprehensive travel insurance adequate for your holidays and the activities you want to undertake. Your insurance must cover medical costs related to hospitalisation, repatriation and emergency travel.

Vaccinations

Please consult your doctor, clinic or your national Department of Health for recommended vaccinations and medication when travelling to Southeast Asia. It is important to arrange the necessary appointments well in advance of your trip.

Currency

US Dollars (USD) are accepted in some places in Indonesia. You can exchange US Dollars for the local currency Indonesian Rupiah (IDR) once you arrive. For currency conversion please click here.

How to Book

Only once you are fully happy with your tailor-made itinerary you will receive an invoice. In order to secure availability for your booking, tour, activities and accommodation we require a 20% deposit.

Responsible Travel

Asia for Expats is committed to promote tourism that creates better places to live in and better places to visit. As expatriates living in Asia we care about the people and regions where we travel. Please read our Responsible Travel section to find more.

Please note: 

Our prices are correct at the time of publishing. They are subject to changes and can only be confirmed after receiving an enquiry.

 

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We can tailor this experience to suit your needs. Please complete the enquiry form specifying any requirements or alterations to the itinerary.