MAUMERE-KOMODO-LABUAN BAJO 12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS ITINERARY:

MAUMERE-KOMODO-LABUAN BAJO

12 DAYS / 11 NIGHTS ITINERARY:

DAY 01 : MAUMERE WATUBLAPI

Upon arrive in Maumere airport you will be greeted by your Cruise Director then transfer you to the Yacht you have charted.
Safety drill and welcome drinks will be your first boat procedure before you settle to your cabin.

Before lunch we will visit Watublapi village where we will see and learn the textile weaving.

The first welcome on our arrival the chief of the village great us in local dialog means to say welcome and blessing for all of us.

We will witness the traditional dance. Here will be your chance to buy the best textile of Flores. While lunch we cruise to Pangabatan for swimming and diving.

In the evening cruise to east of Flores.

DAY 02 : BAMA VILLAGE, EAST FLORES
Bama village is located in east of Flores and it is known as one of the best ikat weaving village in Flores. You will have a chance to collaborate in coloring with natural dyes.

This is one of the reason why the ikat prices are expensive as
they value the price due to the motif and the meaning of the ikat itself. If time allows we will do swimming of the boat.

Late afternoon sail toward east to Jontona village in Lomblen Island.

DAY 03 : JONTONA

Ili api is one of the active volcano in north of Lomblen island. Jontona village is located on the foot of the volcano.

If you are interested we can visit the old village about half way to the top of the volcano.

Hire wooden truck will be the easiest way to reach the village.

There you will see the collection of the ivories that part of the evidence of early trade for spices before the European reached the island of the Mollucas.

After the tour return onboard for lunch and we procced to the nearby beach for swimming and snorkeling. SD diving will be your chance to learn dive.

In the evening cruise overnight to Alor island.

DAY 04 : ALOR ISLAND
Early in the morning we will enter the bay of Alor and approaching the harbor of Kalabahi.

After breakfast by local Bus for 30 minutes’ drive to visit Abui tribe
in Takpala village.Abui is the first inhabitant of Alor Island before the migrants from Ambon’s arrive.

You will be welcome by the Abui chief and his community, escort us to the place where they perform the traditional dance.

You can enter their traditional house to see the interior design and the collection of the MOKO in local dialog for the
bronze drum.

They originated from Vietnam and nowadays they become the rituals objects and they make the duplicate for the
marriage exchange.

Before Lunch return onboard then procced to few small island out of the bay for snorkeling and diving. After dinner we cruise to Lamalera south of Lembata.

DAY 05: LAMALERA VILLAGE
Lamalera is the only village in Asia where traditional whaling is still exist until nowadays.
Certain time of the year the sperm whales are wondering around Sawu Sea.

This is a very ancient fishing for Lamalera people and they still do a rituals asking for blessing from the God.

However the first Catholism has been changes their worship to their ancestor but the oldest still believe and practice the old religion.
Omens in Lamalera are also the textile weaver.

The motifs are dominated with flower and whale as their symbol of life. After lunch there is a snorkeling site near where the boat anchor. Late afternoon cruise overnight to Ndao Island.

DAY 06: NDAO ISLAND
Ndao Island is populated by only 270 people.

They all live from fishing and the last few years they farm the seaweeds. Like other island in south of Flores it is very dry and the men are known as the silversmith.

They sell their silver craft to other island even as far as Bali. The wide and long white sand beach make this island is worth to stay for a day and enjoy the turquoise color of the water and the sound of the waves break up to the shore from Indian Ocean.

They also produce the salt by using the Giant Clam shells and pouring the seawater on it then take 3 to 4 days to evaporate to become white crystal salt.

You can find those along the beach in Ndao. In the evening the crew will set up the beach BBQ.

Late evening cruise to Sabu Island.

DAY 07: SABU ISLAND
Sabu and is the driest island in small lesser sunda and only growth
with lontar palm tree. T

hey grow beans once in year around February due to less rain.

Apart from that they earn money from fishing and cultivate the seaweeds.

They make brown liquid sugar from palm
tree.

Women in Sabu are famous as textile weavers.

They have such a beautiful pattern and colorful textile that totally different motif from the rest of small lesser Sunda island.
After breakfast we visit Maisara village where the show us the details process of ikat weaving.
You will have a chance to select and buy these ikat directly to the maker.

Lunch will be served onboard, then after lunch we will visit the secret village called Namata where the highest priest of the island lives.

Here you will see the uncommon round stone as Megalith stone .

After dinner cruise overnight to Ende.

DAY 08 : ENDE – KELIMUTU
Early morning arrive in Ende we will disembark to go on a bus tour and drive for 2 hours to the famous volcano in Flores called Kelimutu.

It has tree Crater Lake with different color. The color changes unpredictable.

We will drive through the villages and rice field. On the way back to the boat we will visit traditional village of Ende Lio.

After dinner cruise to Waibela south of Bajawa Region.

DAY 09 : WAIBELA – BAJAWA REGION
Today we will have 1 hr,drive to reach the foot of Inerie volcano where the ancient villages and traditional rules are still exist.

Gurusina and Bena are the two main traditional villages in Ngada region., Each village rules by the Kepala Adat ( traditional chief ) and number of clan will identified by how many ngadhu are stand in the central of village.

Traditional ikats are also display in front of the house which allows the guest to buy and the prices are negotiable.

Midday drive back to the boat,  swim off the boat then continue our cruise to Waingapu east Sumba.

DAY 10 : SUMBA ISLAND
We arrive in Waigapu harbor in the morning.
After breakfast we will visit two royal villages in
east Sumba are called Prailiu and Pau villages. In this two village they will show as the process of Sumba ikats and they are the most finest and the best ikats in east of Indonesia.
Each motif will explain the social status off the Sumbaness.

They Royal family are not influence in any control the rules but they still respectful by their community.

We will see the big tombs are placed in every traditional village in Sumba.

There still number of coffins are inside the traditional house and waiting for the burial as they have to sacrifice with certain amount of animals due to person’s status.

Here would be your final day to buy the best ikats before heading to Komodo Island.

Midday sail toward Komodo and stop on the way to find a nice beach for swimming and snorkeling.

DAY 11 : RINCA ISLAND – SABOLAN ISLAND
After 10 days cruising to those ikats weaving villages and learn a lot of their cultures it is time to relax and enjoy the swimming and snorkeling in Komodo National Park.

We can do a short trek in Rinca island to see the wildlife and the most famous prehistoric animal called Komodo dragon.

In the afternoon snorkeling, swimming ,beach combing
in Sabolan Island

DAY 12 : LABUHAN BAJO

If time allows after breakfast we will visit Melo village to see the traditional dance called “Caci”,.then transfer to the airport for your flight.

Island Hopping and day charters Phuket Thailand

While visiting Phuket and its tropical paradise one must not miss out of a day island hopping to Phang nga bay, Koh racha, or even Similan islands.

To visit the pristine beaches and coral reef’s is a must while spending time in Phuket and Krabi.

Omni Marine offers a wide choice of boats and Yachts that takes you around the Islands in this paradise.

Special offer for this Christmas and New year is the Riva Sport 50 feet.

Riva Sport 50

please contact me for more details.

bjorn@omnitrips.com

Lagoon 440 Catamaran Charter Komodo Indonesia

As many of you already know Indonesia and its amazing diverse culture and amazing biodiversity its a dream come trough for us divers who are looking for privacy and to encounter our friends below in peace!

Omni marine secluded beach Indonesia

Omni marine secluded beach Indonesia

Until now its has been normal to charter a traditional Phinisi from labuan Bajo and enjoy the Komodo natural park with its many unreal dive sites and beaches.

Now its possible to charter your own 5 star private Lagoon 440 with private chef and crew that would pamper you and your guest in style.

Omni Marine is proud to be able to offer you the intimate luxury of a Lagoon 440 catamaran this coming season and also we can sail any of the Indonesian islands you may wish for, or why not go with one of our special itineraries we offer full of exploring and dive safaris  with style.

Contact me for more information

Bjorn@omnitrips.com

Private Yacht charter in dream destination Palau

Palau falls strategically in the path of transient pelagic creatures, such as whale sharks, whales and dolphins, and is home to the world’s most remote and isolated population of dugong, an endangered marine mammals.

Private Yacht charter Palau

Private Yacht charter Palau

There is no place like Palau, here you enter the dream of your imaginary lifetime Journey to Eden.

The nature here is so pure and embracing to your soul,and the Scuba diving is just like a dream!

 

For more information click here 

Bjorn

 

 

Solar Eclipse March 2016

The solar Eclipse in 2016 will best be experienced onboard a Yacht in Indonesia.
To have a once in a lifetime cruise onboard the yacht of your choice is a wonderful way of spending time with your loved ones.
The Solar Eclipse 2016 will best be seen in Eastern Indonesia and when you are onboard a yacht the sky is there above you with its wast spectre of magical moments.

A voyage trough east Indonesia Komodo-Alor

This itinerary simply combines the best of everything in Eastern Indonesia: world class diving and snorkeling, serious fishing, visiting isolated villages, exploring mighty volcanoes and enjoying pristine beaches. You will venture off the beaten track – not too many people explore this region and it’s hidden treasures. The biggest highlights of this trip certainly are seeing the famous “Komodo dragons” in Komodo National Park, climbing Kelimutu, the Holy Mountain of Flores with three colored lakes on top, and visiting the village of Lamalera, which possesses one of the last peoples in the world who dare hunt whales armed only with wooden spears. You’ll have 11 days of luxury aboard the “Zen” providing you an adventure of a lifetime. 

Bali Sunset Cruise

“Love Liberty Lobster”

 

For an engagement proposal I can suggest doing our Sunset Cruise

We do this a lot with marriage proposals and would be delighted to assist you on this important life event with a luxury sunset cruise aboard either vessel.

 

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In general this special evening begins with complimentary rounds of champagne on arrival as you are escorted on board the luxury yacht. With a chilled drink in hand and a front row seat on the dazzling yachts bow or fly-bridge, you can indulge in all the fineries that the lavishly appointed yacht offers before setting sail to view Bali’s mesmerizing sunset, mountain and coastal vistas.

 

This experience will take you through the Sanur and Nusa Dua waters on a gentle 2.5hr cruise as the sun prepares to set beneath the twinkling lights of the harbor. If you wish, we can cater for delicious canapés and barbecue bites to be served as ambient music is played through our state of the art sound system setting the perfect scene to compliment your special occasion.

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Spanking with sophisticated glamour, the superbly appointed Burjuman is a yachting connoisseurs dream featuring a spacious fly bridge with bbq grill, air-conditioned saloon and dining area as well as three luxurious staterooms with en-suites. A comfortable aft-deck gives you additional space to relax and enjoy views from as the sun casts its glow over the island.

 

Our champagne sunset cruise includes return transfers in our air-conditioned vehicles, personal Cruise Hostess, a bottle of Champagne, two bottles of Rose Wine, and Beer. In addition, a full service bar is offered on each charter and chargeable on consumption.

This private charter also includes Snacks, Tropical Fruit Basket, Soft Drinks, Water, Towels, Cruising Permits for all passengers, Boat Fuel & Certified Skipper and Crew, and Vessel to Shore Tenders.

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We can also arrange a private Chef or Bar staff at an additional surcharge and you can choose to customize your cruise with a range of food and beverage options from our menus.

 

Rates for a Champagne Sunset Cruise aboard the Burjuman with the above inclusions is from USD 1800.00.

Rates for a Champagne Sunset Cruise aboard Haruku with the above inclusions is from USD 1200.00

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Rates are subject to 10% tax.

Email me direct for more details

“Peace Prosperity Pinot Noir”

bjorn@omnitrips.com

To voyage trough the Palawan islands with comfort and style, is a magical cruise!

It is with great pleassure to offer you an amazing Yacht for Private charter in the Philippines this coming season.

 

To voyage trough the Palawan islands with comfort and style, is a magical cruise! that few has done with such elegance and size.

Princess Iolanthe has flowing sports boat styling with a cruising yacht interior.

All three decks have space for dining or relaxing with retracting circular glass doors connecting both the upper and main saloons to their aft decks.

Princess Iolanthe’s expansive sundeck and bridge deck rivals those of 50+ meter yachts.

Princess Iolanthe offers accommodations for up to 10 guests in 1 master, 2 double and 2 twin cabins.

Please email me direct for full Pdf file with all Images!

 

Cruising the Philippines

Cruising the Philippines

A private dive safari in Indonesia is truly magical

Manta Mae is a brand new Yacht that we are proud to present to our clients with the attention to details such as the pure heaven of luxury to be able to dive Indonesia with Nitrox.

Manta Mae Cruising in Papua

Manta Mae Cruising in Papua

This Ship is built with passion and true love for interior details and the use of natural materials has made Manta Mae one of the most exiting Yachts that cruises Komodo, and Raja Ampat.

Like the Italian expression,

 “se vive una volta sola”

A private dive safari onboard this Yacht will be a memory that shall last you forever.

Manta Mea offer Italian,English,French speaking dive instructors that has perfected the passion for service.

The food served during your private charters is truly a gastronomical mind opener that makes your time onboard truly a reach into pure heaven.

Top that only with a wine list wish is carefully selected for the pallets of true life lovers.

Private Jet charter for your timely arrival to Labuan Bajo WATO,Indonesia

When the season is knocking around the corner for Bali, and Komodo you may have problems with your flight from Denpasar to Labuan Bajo!

Omni Marine is here to serve you! with privat jet,plane so you can arrive at your own time,relaxed and in style

 

Love Liberty Lobster

 

Private Jet G 200 Omni Marine,Bali

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