Welcome to Ende


You don't need long to cover Ende's compact and atmospheric centre. Most treat it as a pit stop on the way to elsewhere, but there's some intrigue to its grittiness. The central airport is a useful hub for connections to Labuan Bajo, Kupang (West Timor) and Tambolaka (Sumba).


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$825 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Flores in 7 Days

ItineraryDay 1: ENDE - MONIStop At: Ende Market, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraPick up at Ende Airport and visit Ende MarketDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Lunch: Lunch at local restaurant in EndeAccommodation included: Kelimutu crater eco lodgesDay 2: MONI - KELIMUTU CRATER LAKES - ENDE - RIUNGStop At: Kelimutu Lake (Tri-Color Lake), Ende, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraStart at about 4 AM for the sunrise at Kelimutu Crater lakes. Drive and then walk for about 1,7 km from the parking lot for the best view pointDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Ende Market, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraLunch at local restaurant in EndeDuration: 1 hourStop At: Bung Karno Exile Home, Ende, Flores, East Nusa Tenggaravisit Sukarno exile house where he live in exile for more than 2 yearsDuration: 45 minutesMeals included: • Lunch • BreakfastAccommodation included: Pondok SVD or similarDay 3: RIUNG - Riung off shore islands - BAJAWAStop At: Riung 17 Island Marine Park, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraVisit islands by local boat to enjoy the marine park and its ecosystemDuration: 5 hoursStop At: Mengeruda Hot Spring, Bajawa, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraEnjoy hot spring in Soa and visit traditional villages nearbyDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Lunch: Picnic lunch on the island • BreakfastAccommodation included: Hotel Silverin or similarDay 4: BAJAWA - Traditional villages - RUTENGStop At: Bena Traditional Village, Bajawa, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraVisit Bela traditional village of Ngadha ethnic and Luba, the other traditional village next to itDuration: 1 hourStop At: Ruteng Pu'u Village, Ruteng, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraVisit Ruteng Pu'u village. Before arrive in Ruteng visit places en route such as Aimere for palm wine distillation, then Ranamese LakeDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Lunch: Lunch at local restaurant • BreakfastAccommodation included: Hotel Revaya or similarDay 5: RUTENG - WAEREBOStop At: Traditional Market Ruteng, Ruteng, Flores, East Nusa Tenggaravisit morning market and then drive to Cara village in Cancar for the typical spider web rice fieldsDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Todo Traditional Village, Flores, East Nusa Tenggaraformer traditional kingdom of TodoDuration: 45 minutesStop At: Wae Rebo Village, Ruteng, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraYour destination of the day. You have to trek for about four hours to reach the villageDuration: 12 hoursMeals included: • Lunch • Dinner • BreakfastAccommodation included: In village stayDay 6: WAEREBO - LABUANBAJOStop At: TPI Labuan Bajo, Labuan Bajo, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraAfter enjoying the stay in the village stay, trek down to Denge and drive to Labuan BajoDuration: 1 dayMeals included: • Lunch • BreakfastAccommodation included: Hotel Puri Sari or similarDay 7: Transfer outStop At: TPI Labuan Bajo, Labuan Bajo, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraTransfer to the airport Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$579 Food, Wine & Nightlife

FLORES in 6 Days

ItineraryDay 1: ENDE - MONIStop At: Ende Market, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraPick up at the airport of EndeDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Ende Market, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraLunch at local restaurant in Ende (if arrive before noon)Duration: 30 minutesMeals included: • Lunch: local restaurantAccommodation included: Kelimutu Crater Eco Lodge in MoniDay 2: MONI - KELIMUTU CRATER LAKES - ENDE - RIUNGStop At: Kelimutu Lake (Tri-Color Lake), Ende, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraStart at about 4 AM for the sun rise at Mt Kelimutu. Drive first and then hike for about 1,7 km to the view pointDuration: 3 hoursStop At: Bung Karno Exile Home, Ende, Flores, East Nusa Tenggaravisit Mr Sukarno's - the first President of Indonesia exhile house in Ende, then visit the Park where Mr Sukarno got inspiration on Pancasila the 5 principles of Indonesia philosophyDuration: 1 hourStop At: Riung, Bajawa, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraOvernight in RiungDuration: 12 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: local restaurant Accommodation included: Pondok SVD or similarDay 3: RIUNG 17 Islands MARINE PARK - BAJAWAStop At: Riung 17 Island Marine Park, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraVisit Riung 17 islands Marine Park by local boat. There are colony of fruit eating bats, mangrove forest, coral garden and white sand beach. Picnic lunch in the islet. Afternoon drive to BajawaDuration: 6 hoursStop At: Mengeruda Hot Spring, Bajawa, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraTake deep at the hot spring and visit traditional villages nearbyDuration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: at local restaurantAccommodation included: Hotel Sanian or similarDay 4: BAJAWA - RUTENGStop At: Bena Traditional Village, Bajawa, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraVisit Bena, one of the many traditional villages of Ngadha ethnicDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Ruteng Pu'u Village, Ruteng, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraArrive in Ruteng visit Ruteng Pu'u village, en route from Bena village take several stops such as at Palm Wine distillation in Aimere, Ranamese Lake and terraced rice fields in ManoDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: at local restaurantAccommodation included: Hotel Revaya or similar in RutengDay 5: RUTENG - LABUAN BAJOStop At: Traditional Market Ruteng, Ruteng, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraVisit morning market of Ruteng then drive to Cara in Cancar for the typical Manggarai ethnic's spider web shaped rice fieldsDuration: 1 hourStop At: Batu Cermin Cave, Labuan Bajo, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraVisit Batu Cermin CaveDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch: Lunch at local restaurantAccommodation included: Hotel Puri Sari Beach or similarDay 6: LABUAN BAJO - Next destinationPass By: TPI Labuan Bajo, Labuan Bajo, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraTransfer to the airportMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$151 Cultural & Theme Tours

KELIMUTU in Two Days

• Arrival in ENDE, you will be met by your guide and take Ende sightseeing. Visit Ende morning market and the Exile House of Mr Sukarno - the Indonesian Founding Father - where he was exiled in the colonial era. Then lunch at local restaurant in Ende. Afternoon drive to MONI with some stops and visits en route, such as at Nduaria vegetable market and the traditional village at the hilltop. Accommodation at KELIMUTU CRATER LAKES ECO LODGE • Visit KELIMUTU, depart very early in the morning to experience the sunrise from the crater lakes. After enjoying the magnificent nature beauty drive back to Moni or walk downhill at some parts of the road for the villages and rice fields. Before an early lunch visit a village with traditional Lio ethnic house with Lio Backstrap loom ikat weaving. Then return to Ende to catch your flight to the next destination.

$1065 Multi-day & Extended Tours

5 Days Flores Kelimutu , Wairebo and Komodo

Day 01 (L/ D) : Ende – Kelimutu – BajawaArrive in Ende air port guide pick up and direct driving to mount Kelimutu for three colour lake. Then to Moni for lunch. After lunch continue to Wologai traditional Village to see the traditional house of Endenis. After that to Bajawa and stop at Ende coffee breack, Blue Stones. Arrive in Bajawa stay at Manulalu/ Silverin, dinner and overnight.Day 02 (B) : Bajawa – Dintor/ Denge DistricBreakfast, after breakfast driving to Dintor village and stop at Bena traditional village, Aimere, Ranamese lake and lunch in Ruteng. After lunch continue to Dintor/ Denge for overnight and dinner.Day 03 (B/ L/ D) : Dintor – Waerebo – Labuan BajoEarly morning 05.30 trecking to Warebo village to see the seven Niang tradisional houses of Manggarai. Then back to Dintor, lunch in Dintor. After lunch driving to Labuan Bajo. Arrive in Labuan Bajo direct C/ in at LaPrima Hotel, dinner and overnight.Day 04 (B/ L/ D) : Padar Island – Komodo Island – Pink Beach – Labuan BajoAfter breakfas, transfer to harbour for sailing to Padar Island, Komodo Island and Pink Beach by speed boat. Meals for lunch will be prepare by lunch box. Late afternoon you arrive in hotel. Dinner and overnight.Day 05 (B/ L) : Labuan BajoAfter breakfast, relax and ready for C/ out. At 10.00 clock city tour to Mirror Cave also lunch and shopping at Exotic Souvenir. Afterwards to airport for flight to next destaination.

$235 Cultural & Theme Tours

Flores Tours : 2 Days amazing Kelimutu Lake tour

ItineraryDay 1: Arrival in Ende airport - Moni Stop At: Ende Market, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraArrive in Ende air port guide pick up and direct take you to Local Restaurant,then continue to visit Moni, a peaceful village nearby Kelimutu National Park,Enjoy panoramic sunset view of Moni Village,Dinner and stay in Kelimutu Lake EcolodgeDuration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Kelimutu Lake Ecolodge or other smilar classDay 2: Kelimutu Lake - Bung Karno Museum - The Reflection TreeStop At: Kelimutu Lake (Tri-Color Lake), Ende, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraEarly morning , our driver will pick you up from hotel and departure to Mount Kelimutu for three colour lake , 15 minutes car-ride from Moni village , Enjoy the breathtaking sunrise view at Kelimutu lake.after see the beauty sunrise ,return back to hotel for Breakfast and check out, the Journey continue city tour to visit Bung Karno Museum and The Reflection Tree , Lunch Provide at local Restaurant .after Lunch, we will drop off you back to airport for your next destination either back to Bali island or Komodo island Labuan bajo ( we suggest you to book flight of Garuda airways with flight number of GA 7027 ETD:14.40Duration: 6 hoursStop At: Kelimutu Lake (Tri-Color Lake), Ende, Flores, East Nusa TenggaraEarly morning , our driver will pick you up from hotel and departure to Mount Kelimutu for three colour lake , 15 minutes car-ride from Moni village , Enjoy the breathtaking sunrise view at Kelimutu lake.after see the beauty sunrise ,return back to hotel for Breakfast and check out, the Journey continue city tour to visit Bung Karno Museum and The Reflection Tree , Lunch Provide at local Restaurant .after Lunch, we will drop off you back to airport for your next destination either back to Bali island or Komodo island Labuan bajo ( we suggest you to book flight of Garuda airways with flight number of GA 7027 ETD:14.40Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Lunch • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.