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Discover Sumba Island

Duration: 4 Days

Overview

 

 

Highlights

  • Waingapu tour
  • Waikabubak see greatest stone graves and traditional houses
  • Bondo Kodi and Ratenggaro for traditional thatched roof

 

Itinerary

On arrival at Mau’Hau Airport of Waingapu – East Sumba, our guide will meet you and transfer to HOTEL ELVIN for accommodation and meals. After lunch drive to Melolo, 62 km to the East to visit Pau and Praiyawang for traditional houses which, stone graves and spectacular traditional “Ikat” weaving process. (L,D)

Breakfast at hotel. Drive overland to Waikabubak – West Sumba a distance of 137 km (4 hours). On the way stops at Waibakul and Pasunga (Anakalang area) to see the greatest stone graves and traditional houses of West Sumbanese. On arrival at Waikabubak direct check-in to HOTEL MENANDANG or similar for accommodation and meals. After having lunch visit some villages which located at small hills nearby the city of Waikabubak such as Puunaga, Tarung and Tabar, then to the local market to see the activities of local people in selling and buying their daily need and handweaving. (B,L,D)

Breakfast at hotel. Start to explore West part of Sumba, drive to Kodi for 2 hours to visit Bondo Kodi and Ratenggaro for traditional thatched roof and highest towering (10 meters) houses and megalithic tombs. Then walk along the beautiful and quite beaches, then cross the river (if the water permits) to Waiyapu village, another West Sumbanese traditional village. Continue drive to Waikabubak for 3 hours (around 65 km) with several stops according to local happenings. Accommodation at HOTEL MENANDANG (B,L,D)

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Tambolaka Airport for flight to Denpasar – Bali. (B)

More Information

  • Transfers and tours as per the itinerary
  • Overnight at hotels stated in the program
  • Full board Meals
  • Entrance Fees, porters and donations
  • English Speaking Guide

 

  • Personal expenditure such as laundry, phone calls, tipping, etc
  • Return flight Denpasar-Waingapu and Tambolaka-Denpasar
  • Airport Tax
  • Soft drinks and alcoholic drinks
  • * Note: Hotel Elvin & Menandang are simple accommodation.

 

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