Accommodations

We don't sacrifice comfort for dirt bike tours. At Adventure Riders, we have put a lot of thought into creating a carefully designed balance of camping, traditional Mungerari & Ngna Villa accommodation – for the authentic cultural experience - and high-standard hotels.

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Camping Facilities

We supply high-quality camping equipment in stunning campsite locations. All camps have outdoor shower & toilet facilities / mattresses / single tents /sleeping bags/ beach BBQ & bar.

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Traditional Village

One of the highlights of our trips is the opportunity to stay in traditional Mungerari & Ngna villages. The Mungerari & Ngna are a people still in touch with their ancient traditions and rituals, a people whose way of life has been almost untouched by the outside world. They're also famous for their friendly hospitality. We are fortunate enough to be able to stay with these fascinating people. All traditional houses are clean & comfy.

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Hotels

All hotels are 3 stars, shared twin standard rooms, clean, with AC, hot water showers, FREE WIFI, restaurant and bar. Single rooms are available if ordered in advance and there will be a single supplement charge.

Internet

Internet connections are possible on 70% of the tour. All hotels have FREE WIFI and we carry a mobile wifi modem for you to connect to for free.

Safety

Adventure Riders takes issues of safety very seriously and endeavours to minimize any risks as much as possible. By following some basic safety instructions and wearing proper protective equipment, the chances of accident and injury during enduro tour are very low.

  • If you're separated from the group, stop and wait for us to find you.
  • Always ride behind your guide.
  • Do not ride under the influence of alcohol.
  • Always follow the instructions of your guide.
  • Sound horn when overtaking other vehicles.
  • Always be alert to wildlife and local traffic.
  • Remember that this is not a Race or Competition.
  • Our guides have years of experience guiding off-road adventures and are able to adjust the choice of terrain and difficulty to suit the riding experience of all of the group.

Safety Equipment

It is COMPULSORY for everyone on our motorbike tours to have basic protective gear.

  • Off road protective long pants
  • Helmet ( Included with bike)
  • Off road protective boots
  • Goggles
  • Knee & Elbow pads

Adventure riders offers some equipment for rental but it’s highly recommended you supply your own.

First Aid & Emergency Response

Our guides are all trained in first aid and emergency response. Therefore, in an event of an incident during the motorcycle trip we carry a good supply of medicine & medical equipment.

  • Emergency oxygen
  • Full medical kit
  • Frac Immobiliser
  • Stretcher
  • Neck Braces
  • Emergency satellite phone

In case of a serious medical emergency, Air SOS Ambulance is on 24hr call from Labuan Bajo and provides helicopter and private jet evacuations.

Before being evacuated, the rescue should be authorised by the patient’s travel insurance company.

Insurance

It is COMPULSORY for all riders to have insurance that covers you for motorbike tours in Indonesia.

There are a number of insurers that specialise in these kinds of adventures.

When purchasing your travel insurance, make sure the company is aware you will be riding an off-road 250cc motorcycle. Also be sure they meet the requirements of your driving license . If your driving license doesn't meet the criteria, the insurance company may not pay out in the event of a claim.

Payments

We receive payments by bank transfer in Indonesia or by credit card payment to our account in Indonesia or Denmark.

To secure booking a payment of 25% of the total amount is requested. Balance payment is required at least 60 days before departure. To discuss different payment options, please contact us.

Cancellations

Should the CLIENT cancel the motorbike tour, no deposit will be returned.

Should the CLIENT cancel the tour 60 days before the tour begins, 75% of final payment will be refunded. Should the CLIENT cancel the tour less than 60 days before the tour begins, no refund will be made.

If the OWNER cancels, the OWNER shall reimburse the CLIENT, for all deposits paid as of cancellation date. Cancellations by OWNER or CLIENT are to be in writing and acknowledged by both parties.

VISA

All travelers to Indonesia must be in possession of a Passport that is valid for at least six (6) months from the date of arrival, and have proof (tickets) of onward or return passage.

Indonesia now provides special Short Stay Visa Free facilities for tourists who are nationals of a total 169 countries who wish to travel to Indonesia. Tourist Visa Free Facilities are valid for 30 days, are non-extendable and cannot be transferred into any other type of of stay permit.

The visa exemption facility can be used for tourism, family visit, social visit, art and cultural, government duty, to deliver a speech or attend a seminar, international exhibition,meetings with head office or representative office in Indonesia, or transit.

The Indonesian Government extends Visa on Arrival (VoA) to nationals of 61 countries which can be obtained at designated entry airports and sea ports. Visa-on-Arrival are valid for 30 days and are extendable with another 30 days to be applied at Immigration offices in Indonesia. Visas cost US$35

More Information on immigration available at: http://www.imigrasi.go.id

FAQ

What if I'm the only person on the trip?

In the case we don’t meet the minimum amount of 4 riders we will ALWAYS operate your motorcycle adventure even if you're on your own - and at the agreed price! The only changes we may make is that the support vehicle and some of the crew will not follow the tour. Apart from that, the motorcycle expedition will continue as planned.

What are the daily distances ?

Daily distances are usually between 80 - 150 km but may change due to road conditions & weather.

What is your tour’s difficulty level?

Our tour difficulty level really depends on your own riding ability & experience. Generally most of our motorbike adventures are manageable for anyone in good physical condition and who has some off-road riding experience. If you’re finding the going a little too tough, our guides can easily adapt & modify routes to accommodate the skill levels of riders.

Do I need a licence to ride in Indonesia ?

Yes, you must have a valid drivers license from your country of origin. Also, if your driving license is not also specified for motorcycles, you must check with your insurance company if they will cover you.

Some areas like Bali also require an international license that can easily be organized by your local drivers license authorities.

What kind of protection do I need ?

All riders must wear the appropriate gear: off-road motorbike boots, full face helmet, body armour (chest & spine protection) knee pads, gloves, motorbike trousers and goggles.

How many people in our groups ?

4 - 10 riders plus guides.

What sort of terrain can I expect to encounter on the tour?

Our off-road motorcycle trips have a mixture of gravel, loose stones, mud, rocks, sand and some tarmac.

Do I need some off-road experience to join your trips?

Some off-road experience is essential if you want to follow us on one of our longer adventure tours. If you haven't had any experience or it's been quite some time since you have ridden, it’s advised to do a quick off-road riding course before you join us, or sign up for a 1 day tour first.

Do you supply riding gear?

In most cases people prefer to bring their own equipment, but if you need gear we can rent you the basic safety equipment needed to ride. Our safety gear is subject to various sizes & availability.

Please notify us well in advance if you require safety equipment.

Are there group booking discounts ?

Yes - we offer special rates for groups of over 4 people.

Contact us for more information

What do I need to bring?

Your motorcycle riding equipment and basic luggage.

  • Long trousers
  • Fresh change of shirts
  • Long sleeve sweater
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Swim shorts
  • Good pair of shoes for trekking
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Basic toiletries
  • Motorbike safety gear

In many cases people bring way too much luggage. It is possible to have your laundry done while on the trip - so try not to over pack! We also have fresh towels available during the tour.

What do you classify as general wear and tear to bikes ?

Replacement parts resulting from mechanical failures, minor scratches to bodywork and small dents are all considered general wear and tear.

A charge would be made as a result of CRASH DAMAGE such as bent handlebars, broken suppression, dented exhaust, wheel rims and foot pegs.