Tour to Rinca island is ideal for you who has limited time to discover Komodo Dragon. Rinca Island is the second biggest island in the Komodo National Park, and has the second biggest population of Komodo dragons. From Labuan Bajo, the closest tourist town, to Rinca Island takes approximately 2 hours on a local wooden Boat and one hour on a speed boat. It’s a long and enjoyable trip, we pass by stunning islets, calm bays and cruised through a beautiful deep blue sea. Our Tour to Rinca mostly a day tour from Labuan Bajo. It is easier to get there with local wooden Boat.
Trekking in Rinca island
The most important of tour to Rinca island is how to see the dragons. Of course, you have to do a treking to discover the dragons. At the island you will get the first instructions: don’t look directly to the Komodo dragon, keep your head down, walk only in the trail, stay together with your group, one ranger goes in the front the group and the other in the end. Never go to the toilet alone, and girls on their period need extra attention and double security, as the dragons can smell the blood and might attack.
The trekking in Rinca Island is beautiful, the views from the top of the hills are stunning and encounter with the Komodo dragons will be more peaceful and gentler than you expect.
The trekking in Rinca Island is easy. The terrain is fine, and it is not a long trek, about 1 hour and a half walking in the park. The heat is tough, so don’t forget to bring your sunglasses, a hat and sunscreen.