Sumba Island and Manggudu Island Tour Packages 17 Days 16 Nights

D1. Denpasar – Transfer In

D2. Denpasar – Waingapu – City Tour (incl. B/L/D)
Upon arrive at MAU HAU Airport of Waingapu, you are picked up by our guide representative then transfer to local restaurant for lunch. After lunch you will be derived to Hotel ( Merlin Hotel or Similar) to check in. The nex program you will be guided for city tour with some places will be visited are : the local market to see the people seling and buying their daily need in simple style then procced to Kampong PRAILIU as the center of traditional Ikat hand weaving and the traditional house of Sumbanese. Before drive return to Hotel, the stop will be made also at one of the irrigation in Lambanapu. Arrive at hotel late evening. Overnight and dinner at Hotel.

D3. Denpasar – Waingapu – Katundu – Manggudu (incl. B/L/D)
After breakfast at hotel, we drive to the village of Katundu on the south coast of Sumba where our boat will be waiting for you.

D4-D5. Relaxing at Manggudu Island (incl. B)

D6. Manggudu Island – Waingapu (incl. B/L/D)
After breakfast at hotel, free time until check-out time and we transfer to Katundu by our boat. Arrive at Katundu we proceed to hotel in Waingapu.

D6. Waingapu – Pau Dan Ende (incl. B/L/D)
After breakfast at Hotel, the tour start traditional village of PAU DAN ENDE pass through Melolo to see the royal tomb are made from the megalithic stone and some of the traditional houses, one of them its wall contraction made from the Buffalo skin that were sucrificered for a ritual offering on the traditional ceremony. Lunch Box will be served. The trip continue and stop to the one of the village to see the palm sugar made from. Afternoon drive to hotel. Overnight and dinner at hotel.

D7. Waingapu – Waikabubak (incl. B/L/D)
After breakfast at Hotel, our guide come to pick you up then escorted you then drive for overland Waikabubak ( the west of Sumba ) with distance of approx. 137 kms and will be spent 4 hours. During the trip stop will be made at KAMPUNG PASUNGA to see the greatest stone grave and the traditional houses of west Sumbanese. Proceed to Waikabubak cyti as the capital cyti of west Sumba for check in and Lunch at ( Sumba Nautil Resort OR SIMILAR ). Afternoon we continue the cyti tour by visiting to KAMPUNG TARUNG and WAITABAR which will see the traditional houses which are decorated by huge horn of Buffaloes in front. WULLA PODDU ceremonial take place in these village on every Novenber. Wulla Poddu is the Merapu New Years by LAULINESE and as the such thanks giving worship for the falling of rain for the coming planting season. Late afternoon drive back to Hotel by stop at ALGADRI art shop where there are many collection of Sumbanese antiques to be sold. Arrive in Hotel, dinner and overnight at Hotel.

D8-D9. Relaxing at Waikabubak (incl. B)

D10. Waikabubak – Wanukaka – Lamboya (incl. B/L/D)
After breakfast at Hotel, proceed for day tour to WANUKAKA on the way we will make a short stop at LAPALE for enjoying the fantastic widest rice field view with Wanukaka beach background. We continue to the KAMPUNG WAIGALI to see the SKULL TREE is dedicated to the war merapu and was used as the altar for the rites following head hunting. Proceed to PASOLA field at LAIHURUK. Next visiting to KAMPUNG PRAYGOLY to see the oldest stone grave called “ Watu Kajiwa “ which believe as their ancestor`s boat. Proceed to LAMBOYA and stop at Hilly KADENGAR Village . Proceed to MAROSI Beach for it beautiful clear sea on the white sand beach, good for swimming or relax until time return to Hotel. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.

D11. Lamboya – Kodi – Newa Resort (incl. B/L/D)
After breakfast at hotelthe trip forward to the KODI on west pert of Waikabubak for 2 hours drive and visit Bondo, Kodi village, Pronabaror and Tossi village. On these village as places in determined the traditional of Pasola event held on every February in Kodi area. Pass the pasola field and Lunch Box wiil be provided at Pero Beach . Continue walk along through the beautiful and quite beaches to cross the river ( if the water in low tide ) to visit WAINYAPU village as another west of Sumbanese traditional village which its traditional thatched roof houses and highest towering ( 10 meters ). Return to hotel. Evening dinner and overnight.

D12-D13. Relaxing at Newa Resort (incl. B)

D14. Newa Resort – City Tour (incl. B/L/D)
After breakfast at hotel, Free at leisure at your own or relax on the Newa Beach . After Lunch at Newa Resort, proceed to Waitabulafor its local and traditional market with the local people activities selling and buying theiraily life need include the hand weaving. Next to WAIKELO the central of trditional salt process. Return to hotel. Dinner and overnight.

D15. Newa Resort – Denpasar (incl. B/L)
After breakfast at hotel free until time to transfer to Airport of Tambulaka for flight to Denpasar. Arrive at Denpasar, we proceed to hotel in Kuta area.

D16. Relaxing at Kuta Area (incl. B)

D17. Kuta Area – Transfer Out.
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your next destination.

What is included in the tour package :
– Accommodations twin/double share
– Breakfasts, lunches and dinners as appeared in itinerary
– Tours and entrance fees for all of the sites the group attends together, as listed in the Itinerary
– All transports required for the whole journey as indicated in itinerary
– Services of a professional Tourist Guide throughout the tour
– Tour production by PT Lintang Buana Wisata Nusantara
– Specified accommodations and meals for the guide and driver
– Return airport to hotel transfer

What is not included yet in the tour package :
– Airfare & airport tax
– Travel Insurance
– Personal expenses, optional tours or additional meals
– Tipping or gratitudes for driver and guide

(by KIM, Jan 2010)

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