This very unique trip is made to show the travelers how the animist practice their traditional agricultural rites, from the beginning process of ritual ceremony at the field up to the next process of planting or harvesting. This trip will also be included the festival attraction and wildlife experience.
Upon arrival at FRANS SEDA airport in Maumere Flores, your professional ESG (as preferred) and transfer you directly to Hewa village (an ethnic group situated in the east of Maumere) to attend ritual ceremony made prior to harvesting/planting activity. This drive takes 3 hours from the town of Maumere east part of Flores. Lunch and dinner and overnight by the local community.
Early of the day you will attend another ritual ceremony in the middle of the field or garden, This rite is made to get permission from the goddess of rain, then follow with the process of planting/harvesting the crops. Both men and the women are working in group. The group of visitors will also take part in this activity. For harvest festival will take the whole day and night. Lunch and dinner an accommodation in the village with local community.
Visit the village of another ethnic group called Lamaholot to attend the same activity.
After breakfast depart to another ethnic group called Lio around Keli Ndota where the beginning history of rice as mentioned in the oral history that this place is where a local maid was sacrificed her self and later it is said that from her own flesh and blood grows the rice. This mythology is very popular in Indonesia. The Javanese called Dewi Sri “the mother of rice while Lionese people called it “Ine Pare”. Upon arrival in Moni check in to the Moni Ecolodge hotel for accommodation and meals.
Early morning drive to the three crater lakes with three different colors and amazing views of sunrise. After visiting the drive to Ende and take your flight to Labuanbajo west Flores. Overnight at 4 star hotel. The next day trips to Komodo for 3D/2N on cabin boat. Back to Labuanbajo for your flight back to Bali.
Your adventure awaits!
Pelangi Flores Tour & Travel Service
Pelangi Flores Tour is a local tour organizer based in Maumere Flores Indonesia. It features a wide range of services including package tours both overland and oversea tours, to show the ttavellers the real life of animist culture, and the fascinating nature of Flores, wildlife such as KOMODO Dragon, deers, wildboar, and a lot more of the underwater marine life.