Liang Ndara village (624 meter above sea level) is located only a short drive from Labuan Bajo, around 40 minutes. It is a nice place situated at the lower slope of Mount Mbeliling which is still covered by dense forest. The life of local Manggaraian people as farmers are in the atmosphere, especially when you visit their diverse community garden at the edge of Mbeliling forest. Mount Mbeliling is one of few mountains in Flores that is still covered by tropical rain forest. Here you can find many kind of Floresian diverse bird. Its peak (1.283 meter above sea level) has a beautiful view of Labuan Bajo and other Manggaraian landscape. Accompanied by splashing water streams, observe the diversity of Mbeliling’s flora, amongst all are candle nut, coffee, cacao, palm sugar trees and rice field as well as many kind of crops.
Theme : Music and Dance
Main Activity : Arriving at village, you will be welcomed by traditional ceremony with local drink before proceeding to the main performance. Preparae yourself to be amazed with the intricate yet beautiful traditional performance, costume, and songs. If the weather is good, the performance will last until sun is down. After that, amuse yourself with a romantic and exotic dinner with Manggarian culinary feast at local's home. Under the moonlight and sorrounded by torch, is it truly a different experience!
Duration: 3-4 hours (5-9 pm)
Contact : 83786736
Theme : Music and dance
Main Activity : enjoying traditional performance Watch this fascinating performance of the traditional dance of Manggarai. Sing along with the dancers (song book is provided upon request). Our local guide will explain about the dance, costumes, and movement of Caci. Take memorable pictures with the dancers! After the performance, do not miss to visit the village and obser ve some of local home industries (coffee, palm liquer, or palm sugar).
Duration: 2 - 3 hours
Contact : 08111114995
Theme : Trekking
Main Activity :
trekking to forest (moderate)
The trip start from Liang Ndara Village (624 meter above sea level) early in the morning at 6 AM. Crossing the garden, rice field, forests; accompanied by bird songs. I f the sky is clear you can see Mbeliling mountain. After one hour walk, take a rest at Ternareng, a ritual altar. Proceed walking for 2-3 hours in moderate slope, trees become smaller and are covered by moss and often orchids, before reaching the peak. Breathe fresh air here and enjoy beautiful scenery of Komodo Islands, Sano Nggoang Lake, and Flores mountain range. On the way back, refresh your body at Liang Kantor Waterfall by playing in clean and cool water before continuing to the village.
Duration: 6-8 hours (6AM - 2PM)
Contact : 622183786736