Waerebo is a unique traditional Manggarai ethnic village with traditional houses. It is located at an altitude of 1,125 m above sea level among the Nature Conservation forest. There are 7 traditional houses or Mbaru Tembong and each of them houses more than one family. The people live of agricultural products like coffee beans, taro and vegetables. The hike to the village is about 3 to 4 hours passing forests and nature pools
Day 1 – Labuan Bajo – Denge Village
Upon arrival in Komodo Airport, Labuan Bajo be warmly met by our local representative then drive to Denge village. Enjoy the beautiful panoramic views, villages and rice fields along this scenic three-hour drive. Lunch at local restaurant in Lembor.
You will be arrived in Denge village by afternoon. Check-in at local home stay and enjoy the rest day at leisure or blend with local villagers.
Dinner & overnight at home stay. (D)
Day 2 – Denge Village – Waerebo
Start hiking uphill through the rain forest to reach Wae Rebo, which should take around four hours. Encounter a creek after about an hour for a first stop to enjoy the natural pools. The second stop at Pocoroko offers panoramic views of the south and a stunning ocean view. Continue on to the next stop at at Nampe Bakok, with a rewarding view over the traditional village of Waerebo.
Be welcomed in Waerebo by a charismatic village elder who is entitled to welcome all guests travelling to the village.
Spend the rest day exploring this unique community and experience the local way of life. Enjoy an authentic stay-over at one of the villager’s homes and fall asleep after a day of trekking. (B/L/D)
Note: guest will be accommodated in one of the traditional house, share with other guest up to 25 guest. Very basic and with traditional mats.
Day 3 – Waerebo – Labuan Bajo
After a well-deserved breakfast, spend some time in the village before walking down to Denge, along the same trail from the day before. Enjoy the views once more while heading down to the parking lot where the car and driver are waiting. Board the car for a drive to Labuan Bajo, with a lunch en route.
Arrive in Labuan Bajo in the late afternoon or early evening. (B/L).
- Accommodation in Denge and Waerebo is very simple and basic
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B = Breakfast.L=Lunch)
- Tours and transfers by private air-conditioned vehicles.
- English speaking local guide.
- All entrance fees as indicated in itinerary.
- Other services not clearly mentioned
- Personal expense