DAY 01. DENPASAR–TAMBULAKA –WAIKELO–( WEST SUMBA IDONESIA)( Lunch-Dinner )
Upon arrive at TAMBULAKA Airport of west Sumba Indonesia, you are welcome by our guide representative then transfer to NEWA RESORT HOTEL for accommodation. Lunch will be serve at Newa resort. Afternoon proceed to Waitabula for its local and traditional market where the local people activities selling and buying their daily life need include the hand weaving. Next to Waikelo the central of traditional salt making process. Return to Hotel. Dinner and overnight.
Day 02. WAIKELO – KODI – WAIKABUBAK ( Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner )
After Breakfast at Hotel, check out and start to KODI area to visit The Bodo Kodi, Kampung Bondo Kawango and Pero Beach , Pasola field. We also visit RANGGA BAKI Village where this place have own unique traditions that are hundred of animals to be slaughtered as the offering to their ancestors ( MERAPU ). Lunch box provided in the beach. Continue to the MANANDANG Hotel or similar for check in, afternoon proceed visiting to TARUNG and WAITABAR Village which located on the hilltop. In this Village Grave Stone can be find also. Then walking down to local market of Waikabubak than continue to Hotel. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.
Day 03. WAIKABUBAK – WAINGAPU – RENDE – ( Breakfast – Lunch – Dinner )
After breakfast at Hotel sumbawa, check out and start drive overland to Waingapu ( East of Sumba ) within 137 km distance. On the way stop can be made to PASUNGA Village to see the Greatest Stone Grave and the traditional houses of Sumbanese. Arrive in Waingapu continue to Hotel for check in and lunch at hotel Merlin or similar. Afternoon with two hours drive to PAU DAN RENDE Village to see the Kingdom of Greatest Stone Grave and some of the traditional houses which one of them its wall build from the buffalo skin and as the center of Ikat Traditional Weaving. We pass thought the MELOLO. On the way we can enjoy the widest and the beautiful view of grass field with its cattle's. Afternoon drive back to Hotel. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.
DAY 04. WAINGAPU – DENPASAR ( Breakfast )
After breakfast at hotel, free program until time to transfer to the Waingapu MAU HAU airport to flight to next destinations.
Tour Code : GTB / ST / 02
Departure : Daily From Bali
Participant : Minimum 2 Person
Fare : will send upon request
Return Air fare ticket and Airport tax, Private air – conditions car or Non Air – conditions mini bus, English speaking guide, Accommodation base on twin share , Meals ( breakfast, Lunch / lunch box, Dinner ) , Entrance fee and donation fee.
Personal expenses as Telephoned, alcohols drink, laundry, Insurances.
About Article Sumbawa
Sumba island has a great and unique position respect to the Sunda Banda archipelagoes, it is one of the biggest island on the East Nusa Tenggara region beside Flores and Timor. It represents an isolated sliver of probable continental crust to the south of active volcanic islands (Sumbawa, Flores ) within the forearc basin (Fig.1). It is situated to the north of passage from the Java Trench (subduction front) to the Timor Through (collision front). It does not show still the effects of strong compression in contrast to islands of the outer arc system (Savu, Roti, Timor), while the magmatic units make up a substantial part of the Late Cretaceous to Paleogene stratigraphy
Sumba island covers an area of 11,150 square km which is now populated by about 350,000 people. Generally the climate similar to other part of Indonesia where a dry season (May to November), and a rainy season (December to April). The island of Sumba is well known of its sandlewood, horses, impressive megalithic tombs, typical hand woven textile ("ikat"), and still untouched beautiful beaches. There are two entering point in to Sumba island from anywhere in the Lesser Waingapu & Waikabubak (Tambolaka). These are the people could enter Sumba for either by flight or boat
Sumba has a unique culture and their social life. Sumbanese are traditionally divided into three level of social life : (Raja/King) - Maramba, Customary Official - Kabihu, and Slaves - Ata. Sumbanese are living from farming, cattle breeding, rice-field farming and trading. Ones owns cattle will contribute to their social status such as if they had more cattle giving them a higher social status.