Ambon, Seram, Lease • A Moluccan stroll
This "Moluccan stroll" of two weeks will take you to discover Ambon and part of Seram and Lease Archipelago. It combines relics of History, relaxation along idyllic seaside and snorkelling over coral reefs of a rare beauty. A perfect South Moluccas appetizer, why not, if you consider going for an adventure in the South East...
Day 1 • Geneva – Jakarta
Flight from Geneva to Jakarta via Dubai. Marhaba lodge during the stopover.
Day 2 • Jakarta
Transfer to the hotel where you can relax and dine. At 23h, it will be time to join the check-in for your domestic flight.
Day 3 • Jakarta – Ambon
Early morning arrival in Ambon, capital of Maluku. Transfer to The Natsepa. Rest and free afternoon at the hotel or excursion to Pombo Island (if the wheather allows it). Dinner and overnight at The Natsepa.
Day 4 • Ambon
Discovery day of Naku, a typical village of Ambon Island. Depending on the weather, you will go for a swim at Naku beach. Overnight at The Natsepa.
Day 5 • Ambon – Pantai Ora
In the morning, you will reach Masohi on Seram Island by boat. Then, a 3-hour drive and a bay to cross await you to get to the Ora Beach Resort, a little paradise overlooking the coral reefs... Overnight at Ora Beach Resort.
Day 6 • Pantai Ora
Full day to enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of the place as you like (farniente, snorkelling, proa ride...). Overnight at Ora Beach Resort.
Day 7 • Pantai Ora – Sawai – Pantai Ora
Departure for Sawai where you will go up a river into the heart of Manusela National Park jungle. You'll then stop to the Masihulan rehabilitation centre for wild birds. Overnight at the Ora Beach Resort.
Day 8 • Pantai Ora
After your journey of the day before, you can relax at the resort and enjoy your time freely, or participate to an excursion on islands off Sawai. Overnight at Ora Beach Resort.
Day 09 • Pantai Ora – Ambon
After a last morning swim over Pantai Ora reefs, you go back to Ambon. Dinner and overnight at The Natsepa.
Day 10 • Ambon - Nusa Laut - Ambon
After reaching the island of Nusa Laut near Ambon, you will round it by bicycle to see all its wonderful villages. At Ameth, you can relax and snorkel on beautiful reefs. Dinner and overnight at The Natsepa.
Day 11 • Ambon - Saparua - Ambon
Second excursion day in the Lease Islands. You will first reach the village of Saparua to see Fort Duurstede and the local life, and then the island of Molana for a relaxing snorkelling afternoon. Meals and overnight at The Natsepa.
Day 12 • Ambon
In the morning, visit to the oldest mosque in Indonesia and to Fort Amsterdam in the village of Hila. You will then enjoy freely your afternoon. Dinner in town and overnight at The Natsepa.
Day 13 • Ambon – Jakarta – Geneva
At midday, departure to Jakarta to catch your flight for Switzerland. A room will be ready for you to relax at the hotel before your next flight.
Day 14 • Geneva
Arrival in Geneva. Individual return.
On request (depending on the accompanying person and the number of participants).
When to go
In July and August, the rains can sometimes be strong and the sea quite rough (and therefore the underwater visibility less good), but a trip is still possible.
- International and domestic flights in economy class, airport taxes and fuel surcharge
- Transfers, visits, entrances and excursions according to the programme
- Nights in double room
- Full board, coffee, tea, plain water
- English speaking guide (local or expatriate, depending on the formula chosen)
- Snorkelling material
- Meals in Jakarta (3)
- Beverages other than mentioned
- Personal expenses
- Tips for drivers and local guides
- Cancellation insurance
- Unexpected fuel surcharge
- Diving surcharge, from 60CHF/dive
- Single room supplement 1,000CHF (indicative)
- Supplement for international flights in Business Class 3,500CHF (indicative)
The general conditions of Kasoar TRAVEL apply.
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