Landmark Expedition

Bali - Sumba | Season: April - September
7 Nights | 359 NM (665 km)
Sail through breathtaking scenery in a prehistoric paradise where opportunities for close wildlife encounters, inland excursions and underwater exploration abound with fascinating discoveries

Itinerary Synopsis

Starting in Bali, this seven-night voyage heads east and captures the highlights of Lombok, Sumbawa, Komodo National Park and Sumba, showcasing the distinct beauty and landscapes of each island. This sea safari is for an adventurous group who wants to see a variety of animals and engage in an active holiday, packed with land excursions and light treks. Each day offers the chance to explore all the region has to offer, supported by the comfort of the yacht for total relaxation at day’s end.

Activity highlights include trekking through dragon territory and seeing Komodos in their natural habitat, snorkeling with manta rays, visiting pristine waterfalls and enjoying plenty of sun-soaked beach time.

Itinerary Route

Daily Activities

Day
01
Serangan - Gili T
53 NM (98 km)  |   ~ 7.5 hours
 

Board the yacht in Bali and embark across the Lombok Strait. Arrive in Gili Trawangan for snorkeling, beachcombing or water sports, then lift anchor and head for Satonda on an overnight crossing.

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02
Gili T - Satonda & Moyo
103 NM (191 km)  |   ~ 15 hours
 

Explore the dormant volcanic island of Satonda, kayaking its scenic saltwater crater lake formed by Mt. Tambora’s historic 1815 eruption. Cruise overnight to Gili Lawa.

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03
Satonda - Wera
76 NM (141 km)  |   ~ 11 hours
 

Venture ashore to Wera, a traditional boat-building village where ikat cloth is also woven. See how locals keep their time-honored crafting customs alive, and be wowed by their deft artistry.

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04
Wera - Gili Lawa
35 NM (65 km)  |   ~ 5 hours
 

Hike Gili Lawa at sunrise for a rewarding view capturing the neighboring islands. Swim among gentle giants at nearby snorkeling sites where manta rays congregate.

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05
Gili Lawa - Rinca
14 NM (26 km)  |   ~ 2 hours
 

Get an early start at Rinca Island’s Ranger Station for a guided trek through dragon territory with an experienced park ranger. Walk among the prehistoric Komodos in their natural habitat.

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06
Rinca - Padar
20 NM (37 km)  |   ~ 3 hours
 

Hike Padar Island, home to one of Komodo’s most breathtaking vistas offering a view of three bays.

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07
Padar - Nusa Kode
14 NM (26 km)  |   ~ 2 hours
 

Explore the shores of Nusa Kode where more Komodo dragons roam. Venture for a closer view of the wild dragons on the beach with a RIB.

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08
Nusa Kode - Waikelo - Nihi Sumba
44 NM (81 km) by sea + 40.8 mi (65.8 km) by car  |   ~ 8 hours
 

Disembark onto Sumba island, transferring by car to Nihi Sumba where the adventure continues.

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Customizing your itinerary

This sample itinerary is intended to provide an example of an adventurous charter from Bali via Komodo to Sumba, ending at Nihi. To discuss crafting the ultimate private yacht charter around your individual preferences, please enquire below or email us at: info@indoyachts.com.

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Sumba

A wild coastline with endless waves coupled with distinct cultural traditions create a backdrop for adventure supported by world-class accommodations at Nihi Sumba.

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