When the word of Komodo begin to spread to the world, many travelers has long been planning to take boat charter Komodo for their exploration. Out of other traveling modes in Flores, boat charter are probably among the best. By renting your own boat, you are free to determine the length of your sailing trip, pick up your favourite destination, and arrange your own itinerary. No need to compromise with strangers on boat because you (or your group) will be the only one to reserve the boat.
While that’s only one of the perks of reserving a boat in Komodo, the sailing trip itself would be a very fulfilling experience. Here we are going to illustrate about how you gonna start the day when you are sailing in boat charter Komodo.
Wake Up in Early Morning
Early in the morning, the crews has been woken up. Some are busy in the boat’s kitchen, preparing breakfast for everyone onboard. Others are checking the winds, preparing the sails, and the rest are checking dive gears for today’s dive.
Some say the most idyllic moment in Komodo happens at dawn. If you have arranged a sunrise hike with your boat charter Komodo crews, then maybe at that moment you are already at Padar Island or Gili Lawa, waiting for the sky to change. Yet if your itinerary of the day would only start after breakfast, then it would be the right time to wake up and see the boat basking in golden light. There’s something magical to get in the moment when the sea is still half sleepy, the corridors are empty, and the world is slowly waking up.
It’s time for breakfast! Just like any other sailing trip, your boat charter Komodo will prepare the meals for you. All you have to do is just showing up in the table. When the crews are still preparing fulfilling breakfast, make use of the time to explore the boat or just chilling in the sundecks. Morning sunlight is good for your skin, yo!
Breakfast in boat charter Komodo usually includes:
- Cheese slices, jams, or chocolate spread
- Sliced fresh fruits
- Local dishes. This could be varied from day to day and boat to boat. Generally, the crews will prepare something light yet fulfilling for breakfast. The most popular menu would be, but not limited to, the famous Nasi Goreng. There’s a high chance you will find potatoes and fried eggs.
- Vegetables—both raw and cooked. The Indonesian are known to love having sliced of fresh vegetables—usually cucumbers and tomatoes—for side dishes.
- Hot tea, coffee, and mineral water.
During or shortly after the breakfast, your travel leader would deliver a briefing for itinerary of the days. Be sure to listen carefully. Often times, they would explain technical details that you need to abide—especially diving is included in your plan.