SUMBA TOUR : TRADITIONAL VILLAGE & IKAT WEAVING
: 5 Days / 4 Nights
Starts / Ends : Bali
01 Arrival WAINGAPU
Upon arrival meeting service and transfer to Hotel for
lunch. Afternoon visit 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.
02 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). Picnic lunch at one of the beach in the area. 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
03 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.
04 KODI EXCURSION
Visit the market (Sumba weekly market, West Sumba: Wednesday
and East Sumba on Saturday). After visiting 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.
05 WAIKABUBAK - TAMBOLAKA - NEXT DESTINATION
In the morning transfer to Tambolaka
airport to take flight to the next destination.
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