Situated 125 km off Sumatra mainland,
lies Nias island which famous of its' megalith altars, spectacular traditional
architecture, and complex religious sites. This isolate island posses rolling
mountainous terrain, ravines, gorges and rivers.
like dance in southern Nias is the only dance in Indonesia performing high
skill of acrobatic jumps. The warrior dance is a frightening dance song with a
hypnotizing sound of rattling shields, men shouting, jump frog like in to the
air. Niasers also perform mock fights and armed combat. They get horned helmet,
flaring shoulder plates, face's mask with protruding boar tusk, double edged
sword, sharp spears, in order to struck their enemy physiologically.
of Nias culture that still exists is the Stone jumping, or locally called
fahombe. Fahombe performed in the meaning of proving the readiness of man
taking wife. The man should jump over a two meters high of stone board. In the
past the top of the stone board is covered with spikes and sharp pointed
bamboo. Tactically, this stone jumping also mean to train young warrior to
clear the wall of their enemy with a torch in one hand a sword in the other
hand at night. Stone jumping still take place on South Nias
is a journey into the past. We explore the Nias Island to experience the
extraordinary cultures of Nias People isolated for thousand of years;
meghalitic stone altar, traditional architectures and complex of religious
We will enjoy their spectacular Stone Jumping, a frightening sport
required great acrobatic skills as well as their Warrior Dance and many more.
Adventure Indonesia invites you to
witness the unique cultures of the Nias People and experience their War Dance
which is the only dance in Indonesia performing high skill of acrobatic jumps
or Stone jumping performed in the meaning of proving the readiness of man
will also witness a lot of historical remains and unique culture such as the
megalith stone and the unique clan houses.The
environment it self provides great challenge for wave surfer around the globe
and has one of the best right-handers in Indonesia.
Duration: 06 Days/05 Nights
Arrive Medan, transfer to your hotel for dinner
and accommodation. Rest of the day is free.
Depart to Gunung Sitoli airport at Nias Island
by flight and direct transfer by minibus to Teluk Dalam with lunch en route.
Dinner and overnight at simple hotel with basic facilities.
Full day tour visiting Bawomataluwo to
experience the cultures of Nias People such as Stone Jumping and War Dance.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel in Teluk Dalam.
Full day explore Tetegowo village and
surroundings to see the megalithic stones.
Drive back to Gunung Sitoli. Visit the
traditional house at Tumori. Dinner and overnight at a simple hotel in Gunung
Return to Medan by flight
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