Multi-Day Tour | Independent, Private

Underwater World Exploration in Sulawesi, Indonesia (6 days)

Remote Lands, Inc

Lembeh, Indonesia To Manado (Sulawesi Island), Indonesia

Valid for Departures Now Through: 18 Mar 2019

Itinerary

DAY LOCATION(S) HOTEL MEALS DESCRIPTION
Day 1
Lembeh, Indonesia
None Dinner

Touch down in Sulawesi where you will be met by your guide to whisk you off to the gorgeous island of Lembeh. Check in and relax at your comfortable beachside hotel, the beautiful Lembeh Resort, where you’ll find everything you need to begin your diving adventure.

Day 2
Lembeh, Indonesia
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy a hearty breakfast before your first day of diving. This morning you will practice getting familiar with your equipment before you begin the adventure properly with a little muck diving in the afternoon. The black sands of the Lembeh strait are renowned for their high concentration of exotic macro sea life, and muck diving reveals an underwater world populated with little critters including rare seahorses, spiny tiger shrimp and much more.

Day 3
Lembeh, Indonesia
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Your luxury resort is perfectly located for easy access to numerous dive sites and you will spend the day with your expert guide on and off the dive boat, discovering fantastic and rarely-seen sea life up close in its natural habitat.

Day 4
Manado (Sulawesi Island), Indonesia
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning, say goodbye to beautiful Lembeh as you are transferred by car across northern Sulawesi toyourself  Manado. Take a boat across to Siladen island and check in at Siladen Resort and Spa. Make at home before heading out in the evening for a night dive around the coral reef at Bunaken Marine Park, world-renowned for its marine biodiversity.

Day 5
Manado (Sulawesi Island), Indonesia
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Round off your submarine adventure with one more dive this morning and then take some time to decompress. You can choose to spend the remainder of your day relaxing at Siladen Resort, perhaps enjoying the spa, or transfer to Tomohon, where you can stay overnight surrounded by lush foliage at the pretty Gardenia Country Inn.  

Day 6
Manado (Sulawesi Island), Indonesia
None Breakfast

Spend the morning relaxing in beautiful surroundings before you depart for the airport to board your onward flight.

Exclusively for Virtuoso Guests

VIP Arrival

The following VIP services are complimentary for all Virtuoso guests upon arrival at participating airports.

  • Meet and greet as you disembark the aircraft
  • Luggage assistance
  • Escort through immigration and customs formalities
  • Escort to your private guide

Further services may be available, contingent upon individual airport regulations. Please enquire for further details.

Tour Features

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Description

Head off the beaten tourist trail in Indonesia and make for the northwestern end of Sulawesi island. Here you can dive in - literally - to discover the submarine delights that populate this richly biodiverse area. Start in Lembeh, where the black volcanic sands of the Lembeh Strait are packed with mini sea critters rarely found anywhere else. After a couple of days spent “muck diving”, you’ll cross over to Manado and Siladen where the Bunaken Marine Park awaits. Explore the reefs and their colorful inhabitants by night and by day, for a fascinating insight into the underwater world here in exotic Indonesia. Stay in comfortable and conveniently-located luxury resorts, staffed by friendly, well-versed experts who will show you the ropes and ensure your diving adventure is spectacular.  



Highlights


  • Experience “muck diving” in the Lembeh Strait

  • Go for a night dive off the coast of Siladen islands

  • Discover the biodiversity of Bunaken Marine Park

  • Stay in well-equipped, luxury dive resorts

About Us

Remote Lands is the world’s foremost ultra-luxe bespoke travel designer focused exclusively on Asia. We provide the very finest that Asia has to offer, from pool villas and private jets to unique experiences within far-flung cultures off the beaten path. Our attention to detail, personalized service, creativity and deep knowledge of Asia set us apart.

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Terms & Conditions

Payment Notes
  • Payment by wire transfer or by cheque; American Express, Visa and MasterCard also accepted.

Refund Policy
  • Fully refundable, less a 15% of total trip price cancellation fee, if cancelled 91 days or more before departure, subject to the refund policies of each hotel, airline and other vendor

  • 50% of total trip price refundable if cancelled 30-90 days before departure, subject to the refund policies of each hotel, airline and other vendor

  • No refund less than 30 days before departure

  • Please note that some vendors have onerous cancellation policies with substantial penalties for changes where funds paid are non-refundable.


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Reviewed on: 30 Jan 2013

excellent at making sure everything is taken care of...personal cell phone contact appreciated and very customized orientation...also very nice
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Reviewed on: 20 Mar 2018

Remote Lands coordinated our trip and made the experience worry-free. All of our transfers and guides were on time, professional, kind and even went above and beyond when a couple of unexpected needs arose. Thank you!
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Reviewed on: 29 Mar 2018

Wonderful experience! This was my daughter’s senior trip prior to going away to college and it was everything I’d hoped it would be. Great guide, driver, travel agent, etc. Overall a very positive experience!!
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