Ruteng Full Day Cycling is created for who has one day stay in Ruteng. Start cycling from Bike station of Flores Cycling Tours in Ruteng, ride to the east side of town for 3 km to enjoy morning view of spider web rice terraces. From this place you can enjoy the landscape of town, green mountains behind and rice fields at eastern valley.
Continue riding pass villages and rice fields to Kenda village and make some stops on the way. This part is small country roads so, you have more chance to make contact with locals. It is 12 km down then ride up for 2 km pass coffee gardens. Your guide will introduce Arabica and Robusta coffee at traditional planting system.
Ride back via main road. The trek is a good road with enough space to enjoy slowly ride up. Also some stop points for you to enjoy the view and make pictures of rice fields and landscapes. You need to finish 10 km before reach the town. Pass the downtown for 3 km then finish the first session at the restaurant for lunch!
Enjoy lunch for 1,5 hour before continue cycling for 2nd session. Cycling for 2,5 km to visit Ruteng traditional village. Your guide will show you Manggarai traditional house and traditional ceremonies equipment.
Afterwards, ride down to La’o village to reach small road pass rice fields. Ride up to the town by Flores highway and finish at Bike station. Flores Cycling Team will serve you local coffee and local snack as a closing relax moment.
Duration : 8 Hours
Price : USD 85 / pax (min. 2 pax)
- Bike & helmet
- English speaking Guide
- Mineral water & Snack
- Lunch at local restaurant
- Entrance fee at traditional village
- Personal expenses