Preparation

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How can I book a package tour to Mbeliling?
You can organize a package tour through our online reservation system or by contacting us. We will help connect you with the local ecotourism groups.
What clothing should I pack?
T-shirt and sweater.
How can I process my Visa to Indonesia?
Visas are available on arrival in Indonesia (including at Denpasar airport) for a maximum of 30 days. They can be extended in Denpasar and major cities such as Jakarta.
When do I make the package payment?
You can pay the local ecotourism group directly by cash.
How do I cancel my trip?
Please inform us at least a week (7 days) before your due trip in case of cancellation.
What is the best way to carry my money?
You are advised to bring Indonesian Rupiah, which guests can obtain from an ATM in Labuan Bajo or through a money changer.
Is there any money changer?
Yes, in Labuan Bajo.
How much spending money will I need?
For a 2 nights and 3 days, 2-3 million rupiah is a reasonable amount. This number will increase if you are renting a car to travel to Mbeliling.
Can you organize flights?
No, we only organize the tour once you get in the village.
Who to contact if there’s an emergency case?
The local tourism chairman
What is the currency and what’s best to take?
Indonesian Rupiah and the exchange rate varies, but is usually around IDR 10,000 to 1 US dollar. To see the current rate please check www.xe.com.
Will someone pick me up at the airport?
No, you can arrange this with the local travel agents in Labuan Bajo.
Do the guides speak English? Can people in the village (and home stay) speak it?
Your guide will speak simple English. The local people and the homestay owners are excited to practice and learn English from visitors.