Cultural Sumba in Depth
During this 5 Days Cultural Sumba in Depth Tour, you will enjoy sightseeing and many activities in Tambolaka, Kodi Excursion, Sumba Ikat Excursion, Waikabubak and Waingapu.Read Full Description
- Trip Length:
- 5 days
- Best Time to Go:
- Any time.
- Recommended for:
Infants (under 2)
Children (2 - 5)
Children (6 - 8)
Children (9 - 11)
Children (12 - 14)
Children (15 - 17)
Adults (18 - 20)
Adults (25 - 29)
Family Trip, Group Retreat, Trip Around the World
Detailed Trip Description
During this 5 Days Cultural Sumba in Depth Tour, you will enjoy sightseeing and many activities in Tambolaka, Kodi Excursion, Sumba Ikat Excursion, Waikabubak and Waingapu.
Day 1 - Waingapu
Private Car Service
Upon arrival meeting service and transfer to Hotel for lunch.
Afternoon visit of the traditional village of Prailiang. It is a beautiful ride through the savannah of the north coast of Sumba. There are buffaloes, cows and horses roaming the field. The village is situated on the hilltop over viewing the valley of Mondu half cut by a river. Short walk to the village is a must. There are ten traditional houses but only six of them permanently occupied.
Afternoon return to Hotel.
Day 2 - Indonesia
Sumba Ikat Excursion.
In the morning visit the market of Waingapu and Lambanapu area to see the Ikat Weaving and then proceed eastwards towards Pau and Rende two of the many villages well known for their beautiful Ikat. En route stop at place where Sabu People produce Palm Sugar out of Palm Wine (during dry season only: April to October).
Food and Dining
Picnic lunch at one of the beach in the area.
Arts, Crafts and Antiques
Afternoon visit Pau and Rende - the two Royal villages furnished with huge carved stone tombs and traditional houses. They are also known as the center of Ikat Weaving of Sumba.
Day 3 - Waingapu
Waingapu - Waikabubak.
In the morning drive to Waikabubak en route stop at Anakalang to see the huge and carved stone tombs.
Afternoon visit the traditional villages around the town, such as Tarung, Waitabar and Paletilulu. Historically Sumba is known as the source of the beautiful horses for inter insular trading. Up to present times the island still producing fine horses for the same purpose.
You will get the chance to visit one of the horse breeding en route to Waikabubak. Before check in stop at Anakalang to see the huge and carved stone tombs.
Food and Dining
Lunch at the hotel in waikabubak.
Afternoon visit the traditional villages around the town, such as Tarung, Waitabar and Paletilulu.
Day 4 - Indonesia
Visit the market (Sumba weekly market, West Sumba: Wednesday and East Sumba on Saturday).
After visiting the market drive to Kodi - the area is known for the tall traditional houses and probably the tallest on the island. There are plantations of coffee, cashew nut, banana, and coconut and teak wood forest en route. Arrival Kodi area visit some villages such as: Ratengaro and Parona Baroro.
Picnic lunch at Tossi beach.
Afternoon visit Bondo Kawangu and if possible meet the Pasola Priest in Tossi village.
Day 5 - Tambolaka
Waikabubak - Tambolaka - Next Destination.
In the morning transfer to Tambolaka airport to take flight to the next destination.
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