Maluku

Maluku 2017-05-16T13:06:52+00:00
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Maluku

The Maluku archipelago covers a tremendous amount of kilometers. Islands filled with stretched plantations of cloves, mace and nutmeg gave it the name Spice Island. Travelling to the archipelago, a traveler will discover the rugged history of the islands combined with its world-class under-water world. A day diving or snorkeling at Banda Island gives a colorful display of small and bigger sea fish living peacefully in endless coral gardens. This combined with breathtaking white sandy beaches at Ohoidertawun and Pasir Panjang, and some very sleepy villages on Lease Islands and around Pulau Seram make a visit to Maluku a memory to create.

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Must visit :

  • Underwaterworld in al off Maluku
  • Ora Beach
  • Gunung Banda Api
  • Fort Belgica
  • Lake Tolire Besar

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Unique Experiences

We’ve created some unique experience for your travelers. These are excursions that will give a traveler that special moment in their holiday. Think off: a perfect white beach all to yourself, a special evening with locals or a walk in just that undiscovered area of a major city.

Inspiring Tours

Inspiring tours are tours we’ve created to give you insight in the tours we offer in our destinations.  From our most favorite tours to our less common traveled paths. Creating the perfect tour for your travelers is a path we gladly walk with you. Contact us now and one of our travel experts will get back to you.

Day 01 :  Arrival Ambon

Upon arrival in Ambon you will have a transfer to the hotel in the city. Upon settled in the hotel the tour guide will bring you to visit Siwalima museum and the village of Soya village where you can see the Old church build by the Portuguese

Day 02 :  Full day tour Exploring  Ambon  by becak and by car to North Ambon , optional Nakamura massage

After breakfast you will meet with your guide and start the tour by becak to the traditional market. The becak is a bike taxi and a common way of transport in the city. After the market visit you continue by car. You will visit the Australian Commonwealth 2nd War cemetery.   An impressive site, lovely kept garden with shade trees.

You will drive to the North of Ambon to visit Fortress Amsterdam. Once built by the Portuguese at the time that the spice trade controlled over the islands. Take a short walk in the area to visit the first church of Ambon which was built by the Portuguese.  A little further down the street you can also find the Old Mosque, which was built by the king of Hila.

From here you continue to Larike village and explore this cosy village and see the daily life.  While passing several traditional villages you will get to Poka. Enjoy lunch and back to Ambon city. You visit the statue of local heroes Marta Christina and Pattimura Monument before you get back to the hotel.

If time permits we can recommend a massage at a Japanese massage place

Day 03 : Full day tour Tulehu and Pombo island visit

After breakfast you drive to Tulehu village. At Tulehu you board the boat to Pombo Island. A great place with white sand and blue water and Seram Mountains at the back drop. A fish barbeque will prepared and enjoy your lunch at the island.

In the afternoon get back to Tulehu and visit the hot spring and visit the Holy eels in Waai village. Drive back to Ambon city, back to your accommodation.

Day 04 : Module ends at the hotel , combine with other module or transfer out

The program ends after breakfast. You can choose to get back to the airport or continue with a transfer to Tulehu and board a boat to Seram or Saparua for extension modules.

Day 01 : Arrival Seram from Saparua or Ambon in Amahai – drive to Kairatu

Arrived at Seram island you will meet your driver and transferred you to your hotel located in Kairatu. Having late afternoon coffee at the beach of Kairatu around your hotel.

Day 02: Waterfall Rumahkay, village visit, Village trekking , drive to Masohi (lunch) , explore Amahai

Having day trip today and start by visiting Rumahkay Waterfall Continue the trip program by first visiting and exploring the beautiful natural waterfall of Rumahkay, next is explring the village of Rumahkay, the culture and etc. After that heading back to masohi city passed by Sago Plantation at Elpaputih Village, exploring the routine of local people earns living by depending of sago plantation. After that continue the trip to visit the tribes at Amahai Village. On way back masohi, stop for a while to have lunch at Julia Resto. After having lunch next is trip to exploring the tribes at Amahai.

Day 03: Drive from Masohi to Sawai ( 3 hrs) via Masihulang (bird conservations)

Having breakfast at your hotel, and when you ready your driver will transferred you to you next hotel located in Sawai. On your to your hotel, you will also do day trip.
Day trip program to visit and explore the Sawai Village. Driving for almost 3 hours finally arrived at Masihulang village, exploring the Bird Conservations, exploring the village of Masihulang and heading to Sawai Village. Arrived at Lizar Bahari Guest check in and get Lunch. After lunch take rest for a while and get ready to continue the trip to exploring the village of sawai, explore the river that people uses for washing, take shower and drink. Drive back to hotel for having some rest.

Day 04: Full day excursion Sawai , snorkeling , river trip Salawai including Sago factory  , beach BBQ , Snorkeling Pulaur Raja

Today is visiting and exploring river of Salawai. Exploring the sago palm trees and see how the local people earn their life of depending of sago. After that heading to Pulau Jodoh for having Lunch (Fish Barbeque). After having lunch you will continue the trip by having snorkeling at Pulau Raja. A beautiful nice island, coming with nice underwater view. After having snorkeling, you will heading back to hotel.

Day 05: Sawai , optional snorkeling and visit Airbelanda fresh water spring

Optional snorkeling to Tebing Batu or special breakfast and visit Airbelanda fresh water spring.

Day 06: Tour ends with Drive from Sawai to Masohi ( separate quote boat Saparua or Ambon

Drive from Sawai to Masohi and take boat to Ambon and transfer from Tulehu to Ambon city

Day 01 :  Transfer Ambon to Tulehu and Tulehu – Saparua by boat and village tour

In Tulehu you board the boat and cross the island to Saparua. Upon arrival in Saparua you will meet our driver and he will take you to Fort Duurstede. Fort Duurstede is a fortress Dutch heritage and built in 1676. From the top of this 20-feet-height fort, the tourist can see almost the entire Saparua and Nusa Laut Island located on the East side. After lunch you will drive to the pottery village of ours.  A great place to learn the art of pottery making and interact with the local family. Continue to the villages of Booi and Noloth, with a traditional house in old architecture where village meetings are held. Lunch is on the way and in the afternoon you will get to your accommodation.

Day 02 : Local market Saparua, boat to Nusa Laut, boat to Molana island

Visit the local market in Kota Saparua. You will get knowledge of the typical spices and products of Maluku.  After the market visit you will board the speedboat to Nusa Laut. The highest top is Lawakano, 350 meter above the sea level.  The seven villages on the island are connected by the road that follow the coastline. You visit the village of Abubu where the local Heroine Martha Christina Tiahahu was born. She was a freedom fighter against the Dutch Colonialism already at the age of 17. You can take a refreshing dip in a well with a mix of fresh and sea water. From here you take a walk to the village Sila where you can visit the remainder of Fort Beverwijck.
From here you take the boat to Molana Island. An uninhabited island with only a guesthouse. You have time to relax, snorkel, have lunch and enjoy the natural surroundings of the island. In the late afternoon you return to Saparua.

Day 03 : Cooking class

Today you will have a cooking class at the local restaurant.  This will take 3 hours and you will prepare your traditional Molucca lunch. Afternoon free at leisure

Day 04 : Tour ends in Saparua

The program ends with a transfer to the harbor in Saparua from where you can either take a ferry back to Ambon or a ferry to Saparua for the next modules.

Note :  This Seram tour can easily be combined with the tours to Seram and Ambon

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