TRAVEL HISTORY TO FLORES       (last 9 years)                                                                     in progress ...


Recent trip to Flores

4 May  - 4 June 2018

 

Labuan Bajo - Ruteng - Wae Lengga - Bajawa - Ende - Maumere - Larantuka - Maumere

 

Intercontinental flight Amsterdam - Jakarta (Garuda Indonesia)

Flight Jakarta - Denpasar (Garuda Indonesia)

Flight Denpasar - Labuan Bajo (Garuda Indonesia)

 

Starting in Labuan Bajo, check some new hotels and agents for trips to Komodo NP. Road to Terang and Kaca (both still in bad condition).  Discovered some new routes top Wae Rebo. From Ruteng to Reo and further west to Lemarang.  Almost, as just a few kilometers before Lemarang we could not continue as the bridge was collapsed. Some beautiful beaches on the North Coast. Check Liang Bua cave. Chilled a few days in Wae Lengga. Eight days in Bajawa, visiting friends.

 

Flight Bajawa - Kupang (Transnusa)

Flight Kupang - Ende (Garuda Indonesia)

 

In Ende drove down the coast east of the town, visited Wolotopo. Via Detosoko and North Coast to Maumere (road condition now is much better than 1,5 years ago).

Visit Doreng Beach and travel around Lewotobi volcano.

 

Flight Maumere - Denpasar (NAM Air)

Flight Denpasar - Jakarta (Garuda Indonesia)

Intercontinental flight Jakarta - Amsterdam (Garuda Indonesia)


15 December 2017 - 6 January 2018

 

Maumere - Larantuka

 

Intercontinental flight Amsterdam-Dubai-Denpasar-Kuala Lumpur-Dubai-Amsterdam (Emirates)

Flight Denpasar-Maumere (NAM Air).

 

Exploring the area as far as the eastern point of Flores Timur, celebrated X-mas and New Year in Larantuka.

 

Flight Larantuka - Kupang (NAM Air

Flight Kupang - Denpasar (Garuda Indonesia)


23 September - 11 October 2017

 

Maumere - Larantuka - Waiwerang - Larantuka - Bajawa - Wae Lengga - Bajawa

 

Intercontinental flight Amsterdam-Dubai- Denpasar-Dubai- Amsterdam (Emirates)

Flight Denpasar-Maumere (NAM Air)

 

Exploring Flores Timor, Adonara and the beautiful Watotena bach beach, visiting friends in Bajawa and Wae Lengga.

 

Flight Bajawa-Kupang (NAM/Transnusa


24 May - 13 June 2017

 

Bajawa - Mbay - Maumere - Labuan Bajo - Borong - Mbay - Bajawa - Labuan Bajo - Ende - Labuan Bajo

 

Intercontinental flight Amsterdam-Jakarta-Amsterdam (Garuda Indonesia)

 

This was quite a lot of traveling as I came from Sorong in Papua, overnight in Kuta, Bali, and then on to Flores.

 

Flight Denpasar - Labuan Bajo - Bajawa (Wings Air)

 

Continue to Mbay, overland to Maumere, flight to Bali and overland en oversea from Padangbai to Lombok to Sumbawa to Labuan Bajo again, overnight in Borong, Mbay again, Bajawa, flight to Labuan Bajo, flight to Ende and overland in one day (...) to Labuan Bajo.

 

Flight Labuan Bajo-Denpasar


22 January - 17 February 2017

 

Ende - Boawae - Wae Lengga - Ende - Maumere - Wae Lengga - Mbay - Ruteng - Labuan Bajo

 

Intercontinental flight Amsterdam-Doha-Denpasar-Doha (Qatar Airways)

Flight Denpasar - Ende (Kalstar)

 

One night in Ende, overland to Boawae (trips to Mulakoli,  Mauponggo, Bajawa, Gurusina, Bena) continue to Wae Lengga (visiting friends), back to Ende again, to Maumere (Nilo, road to Magepanda), back to Wae lengga (Borong, Mbalata, Belaraghi), Mbay (friends, birthday), via North coast Pota and Reo to Ruteng, explore the south of Ruteng,  Labuan Bajo.

 

Flight Labuan Bajo - Denpasar (NAM Air)


24 September - 18 October 2016

 

Ende - Mbay - Maumere - Larantuka - Maumere - Ende

Mbay - Wae Lengga - Ruteng - Labuan Bajo

 

Intercontinental flight Amsterdam-Jakarta-Denpasar-Jakarta-Amsterdam (Garuda Indonesia)

Flight Denpasar - Ende (Kalstar)

 

One night in Ende, one week in Mbay, via the north coast and a terrible road to Maumere, continue to Larantuka explore the very far east, back to Maumere again, check the Kelimutu on the way to Ende, Mbay, partly the southcoast to Wae Lengga, to cool Ruteng and on to Labuan Bajo.

 

Flight Labuan Bajo - Denpasar


6 May - 28 May 2016

 

Ende - Maumere - Larantuka - Bajawa - Mbay - Ruteng - Labuan Bajo

 

Intercontinental flight Amsterdam-Jakarta-Amsterdam (KLM operated by Garuda Indonesia)

Flight Kupang - Ende (Garuda Indonesia)

 

Two nights in Ende, continue to Maumere, to Larantuka with the fantastic views - via Maumere and Kupang trip to Alor - Bajawa to Mbay, boat to 17 islands NP Riung (with a local fisherman), enjoyed de Tour de Flores between Aegela and Boawea, to Ruteng and Reo vv, sunset in Dampek, traditional village Todo, continue to Labuan Bajo.

 

Flight Labuan Bajo - Denpasar (Wings)

Flight Denpasar - Jakarta (Garuda Indonesia)


6 January - 10 January 2016

 

Labuan Bajo

 

Intercontinental flight Amsterdam-Doha-Denpasar-Doha-AmsterdamFlight Denpasar - Labuan Bajo (Wings Air)

Exploring the area including Batu Cermin cave. Boattrip Padar, Pink Beach and Komodo island.

Flight Labuan Bajo - Denpasar (Wings Air)


12 May - 18 May 2014

 

Ende - Bajawa - Ruteng - Labuan Bajo

 

Intercontinental flight Amsterdam-Jakarta-Amsterdam (Garuda Indonesia)

Flight Jakarta - Kupang (Lion Air)

Flight Kupang - Ende (Garuda Indonesia)

 

One night in Ende, next day to Bajawa (visiting friends and exploring the area), continue to Ruteng and Labuan Bajo.

 

Flight Labuan Bajo - Denpasar (Wings Air)

Flight Denpasar - Manado (Lion Air)

Flight Manado - Jakarta (Batik Air)


24 April - 6 May 2012

 

Larantuka - Maumere - Moni - Bajawa - Ruteng - Labuan Bajo

 

Intercontinental flight Amsterdam-Singapore-Denpasar-Amsterdam (Singapore Airlines)

Flight Jakarta - Kupang (Lion Air)

Flight Kupang - Larantuka (Transnusa)

 

One night in Larantuka, continue to Maumere and Moni (Kelimutu), to Bajawa (traditional villages), on to Ruteng (a lot of rain I remember), Labuan Bajo (boattrip to Rinca and see komodo dragons).

 

Flight Labuan Bajo - Denpasar (Aviastar)


7 January - 9 January 2010

 

Labuan Bajo

Flight Denpasar - Labuan Bajo vv

 

A short visit, seeing a friend and as the days where full of heavy rain we only could shelter in cafes and restaurants and see a glimp of Pede beach in the spare hours.

 


27 April - 5 May 2009

 

Larantuka - Maumere - Riung - Bajawa - Ruteng - Labuan Bajo

 

Intercontinental flight Dusseldorf-Dubai-Jakarta (Emirates)

Flight Jakarta - Kupang (Lion Air)

Pelni boat Kupang - Kalabahi (Alor)

ASDP boat Kalabahi - Larantuka (24 hours via Pantar and Lembata)

 

A quick stop in Larantuka, on to Paga beach, sleep in a small village. On to Ende and Riung by local bus with a few hours delay in Mbay as the tube has to be replaced. Overnight in a sweaty homestay, visit the beautiful Marine Park 17 Islands. On to Ruteng and Labuan Bajo for a boattrip north of Labuan Bajo.

 

Flight Labuan Bajo - Denpasar (IAT)