Sumba Cultural Tour
D1 : Arrival in WAINGAPU
5D / 4N
Upon arrival at Mauhau Airport of Waingapu, meeting services and then transfer to hotel for lunch. Afternoon visit the traditional village of Prailiang, it is a beautiful drive through the savannah of the north coast of Sumba. There are buffaloes, cows and horses roaming the field. The village is existed on the hilltop over valley of Mondu half cut by a river. Short walk to the village is must. There are ten traditional houses but six only permanently occupied. Return to Waingapu then visit the villages nearby such as Kawangu and Prailiu to comprehend more about making process of the well-known Sumba Ikat weaving textiles. Dinner and overnight [Lunch - Dinner]
D2 : WAINGAPU - WAIKABUBAK
After breakfast drive to Waikabubak, en route stop at Anakalang, where the huge carved stone tombs existed. Proceed to Waikabubak for lunch. Afternoon visit the villages nearby the town such as Tarung, Waitabar, Paletilulu, to comprehend more about their daily life. In those villages one you can find the unique high roofed houses, the stone tombs and even still see ANDUNG - the branched wood pole used to hang the skull of the villager enemies after the inter clan war. Dinner and overnight according to hotel used. [Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner]
D3 : WEST SUMBA EXCURSION
Visit the weekly market West Sumba on Wednesday and East Sumba on Saturday. There are many traditional villages in West Sumba. It is worth to be visited the villages in Kodi area where the tallest - almost as high as the tall of coconut trees - the traditional houses, the home of Merapu believers. Arrive in Kodi area visit some villages such as Ratengaro, Parona Baroro. Picnic lunch will be at Tossi beach. There are virgin white sandy beaches. Take your chance to enjoy the nature beauty. Afternoon visit Bondo Kawangu and if possible meet the Pasola Priest in Tossi village. Return to Hotel for dinner and overnight. [Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner]
D4 : WEST SUMBA EXCURSION
Early in the morning drive southwards and then trek to Sodan - the village of Rato - the Pasola Priest of Lamboya. It is walk with panoramic views, passing valley cut by the river with rice fields and roaming buffaloes. After face by face with Rato walk down the hill till reach the spot called SODAN POINT - from here one will view the beautiful Sodan valley furnished by villages with traditional houses soaring from coconut trees and garnished with snake bent Kadengar river. Trek along the valley until reach the bridge at the other side and take car to Marosi Beach for picnic lunch and get you refreshed by swimming or just relaxing on the white sandy beach. Return to hotel with stop at Pasola field of Lamboya. [Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner]
D5 : WAIKABUBAK - TAMBOLAKA - NEXT DESTINATION
In the morning transfer to the airport of Tambolaka then take flight to your next destination. [Breakfast]
Min : 2 person
DURATION : 5 Days / 4 Nites :
• Private Tour daily departure Possible : Start Waingapu Airport & Ending point Waikabubak Airport
• Services Included :
• Airport transfer in Waingapu and Tambolaka Airport, Land Transport, English Speaking Guide and other Languages upon request.
• Accommodation :
* 1st Nite in Waingapu : Merlin Hotel or Similar
* 2nd, 3rd and 4th Nite in West Sumba: according to choice.
• Meals per itinerary, Entrance fees per itinerary, refreshment.
• Services Excluded :
• Flight Ticket, Local Airport Taxes, Beverages, Guide, Driver gratuities