Sumba Ikat Tour, 6D/5N
6 DAYS SUMBA IKAT TOUR
Duration : 6 Days 5 Nights
Start / Ends : Waingapu / Tambolaka
Day to day itinerary
DAY 01: ARRIVAL WAINGAPU FROM DENPASAR (L,D)
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.
DAY 02: WAINGAPU – PAU & RENDE VILLAGE - KALI UDA (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel and 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 of Sumba. Back to hotel and overnight
DAY 03: KALIUDA – Sumba Ikat Waeving Excursion and Learning (B,L,D)
We spend the day learning about the ikat designs of Kaliuda with their unique horse and bird designs unlike any other textiles on Sumba, afternoon transfer to Waingapu stay at Elvin hotel dinner and overnight.
DAY 04: WAINGAPU – KANATANG – WAINGAPU (B,L,D)
We leave the hotel and travel to the indigo dyeing village of Kanatang at Mau Dolung Village where we learn about their unique natural dyes processes. including visit: Prailiang village on the hill and the beautiful beach of Puru kambera , afternoon return to hotel for dinner and overnight.
DAY 05: WAINGAPU – WAIKABUBAK (B,L,D)
After breakfast at hotel, drive to West sumba with several stop at: Pasunga village to see the Megalitick tombs, lunch at Waikabubal local restaurant check in at Manandang hotel, afternoon visit: Prai ijing and Tarong village including local market of waikabubak to see traditional hauses and ikat with different stile like in east sumba, afternoon return to Hotel dinner and overnight.
DAY 06: WAINGAPU – BALI (B)
After breakfast to Tambolaka Airport for flying back to Denpasar. --- End of service.