Wildlife Treks, Komodo Dragons, Mesmerizing Waters
Sulawesi and KomodoJuly 29 to August 12, 2025
Trek, boat, and snorkel your way through this unique and sprawling Indonesian archipelago. Spend your days in North Sulawesi hiking through lush terrain to find rare animals such as spectral tarsiers, black-crested macaques, and many alluring bird species. Then depart for Komodo Island to search for the world’s largest lizard: the formidable Komodo dragon. Your land exploration is complemented by plenty of time beneath the surface where extensive marine life thrives amid the hard and soft coral reefs. Look out for giant manta rays – they can be more than 22 feet wide and weigh 4000 pounds!
- Hike Tangkoko National Park for three full days.
- Spend four mornings searching for Komodo dragons.
- Snorkel at the lodge reef and other wonderful spots around Komodo.
- Watch thousands of flying foxes exit their roost.
Itinerary Updated: November 2023
Our Trip Leaders
After signing up for a volunteer program in Indonesia in 2008, Charlie was re-routed to Sabah, Borneo where he helped set up community initiative programs for the Abai village. He has resided in Sabah ever since. Charlie guides for the National Geographic Adventure groups in Borneo and helps train nature guides, providing them with first-hand knowledge and experience. He is also an avid photographer, which compliments his passion for wildlife, culture, and travel.
Sulawesi and Komodo
Discover Sulawesi’s wilderness, encounter rare animals, dive into mesmerizing waters, witness majestic manta rays—an extraordinary Indonesian adventure awaits.