SUMBA ISLAND TOUR 5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS
WHAT IS SUMBA ISLAND:
Sumba Island is an exotic island in the eastern part of Indonesia that hosts some unique places to be explored. Such as beautiful and crystal blue waters, picturesque landscapes, magnificent island rock formations, limestone hills, hidden lagoons, waterfalls, rich of culture, interesting history and friendly locals are only a few of the colorful array of ‘to-see’ things in this island.
WHERE IS SUMBA ISLAND:
Sumba Island is located below of Flores Island (if you see it from the maps), this capital of Sumba Island is Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara.
HOW TO GET HERE:
The best way to reach Sumba Island is by plane from Bali. It’s about 1h25m flight and there is a 2-3 schedule every day, so make sure you book earlier to get here. Because the tickets are easily sold out.
You can fly from Bali to Tambolaka Airport (South West of Sumba) and fly back to Bali from Waingapu Aiport (East of Sumba). We recommend to visit Sumba Island in 5 days, it’s the best length to explore the island, here is the detail of the route plan or itinerary;
TOUR ITINERARY SUMBA TOUR PACKAGE 5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS
DAY 1: ARRIVE TAMBOLAKA AIRPORT – BWANNA BEACH – TANJUNG MAREHA
Arriving in Tambolaka airport, you will be met by our driver and guide. Firstly, we will escort you to check your hotel in Tambolaka area and then we will bring you to have lunch with local food in Sumba.
After enjoying your lunch, we will go to Bwanna beach. We will drive about 2 hours from the Tambolaka town to Mbawana Beach, the way to go to Bwanna beach will be super adventurous, it’s a bumpy sandy and dusty road with nice view surrounding. Upon your arrival in the parking place of Bwanna beach, you should walk down onto the rocky and slippery path for 5 minutes but when you get to the beach, you will be amazed by the smooth sandy beach with its iconic big hollow arc. After enjoying the picturesque of Bwanna beach, it’s time to go back to our car and we will escort you to Tanjung Mareha for watching the most stunning sunset on this island. When the sun goes down and the darkness comes.
After enjoying the sunset in Tanjung Mareha, we will get back to the town for having local dinner before going back to our hotel in Tambolaka Town
- Bwanna Beach
- Tanjung Mareha
DAY 2: RATENGGARO VILLAGE TRADITIONAL VILLAGE – WEEKURI LAKE – MANDORAK BEACH
After having breakfast at around 7.00 am, we will drive to Ratenggaro village at about ± 1 hour. In Ratenggaro village, you will see how the Sumbanese (local people) live at the traditional local house here, their houses are very unique compared to other traditional villages in Indonesia. Then, you still can see the stone age of the cemetery. One more thing, most of the people in Sumba island are Christians and they still keep the oldest style of the religion. But nowadays, some kids try to sell some souvenirs to visitors such as traditional necklaces and bracelets.
After enjoying this traditional village, we will escort you to Weekuri Lake. Weekuri lake is a salty lake in which the water comes out from the hole that connects to the Sumba ocean. In Weekuri lake you can swim or just play with the water here even you can do cliff jumping into the lake, but we have to make sure that the water is deep enough. And lunch boxes will be served with our driver and guide there.
Afterward, we will drive for 5 minutes to get Mandorak beach, Mandorak beach is a small white sandy beach near Weekuri lake. You will be super amazed by this beach because it’s like a private beach with clear blue water and surrounded by a cliff. Even, when you are brave enough, you could jump from the cliff. After enjoying this area, we will go to Pero beach to see a wonderful sunset here. After sunset time, we will escort you back to your hotel, have dinner and rest before we continue our next trip.
Meals Included: Breakfast
- Ratenggaro Village
- Weekuri Lake
- Mandorak Beach
- Pero beach
Accommodation: Hotel in South West Sumba (Waitabula)
DAY 3: PRAIJING TRADITIONAL VILLAGE – LAPOPU WATERFALL- SUNSET IN WAIRINDING – WAINGAPU TOWN
Starting 3rd day with a new adventure is always a good idea when you are in Sumba island. The tour will start around 8.00 am from your Hotel in Waitabula area, we will drive around 70 minutes to Praijing village. Praijing village is one of the traditional village in this area that still keeps the culture very well, even though their area surrounded by globalization. In this village, you will be welcomed by the local people here who sell some souvenirs and other local people lives their local life.
After roaming around the village, we will continue our journey to the Lapopu waterfall, we will drive about an hour. Along the way, you will see a green hilly area with some villages around where the local children will raise their hand and say hello to you. Upon your arrival in Lapopu waterfall area, you need to do short trekking about 10 minutes by passing the small path and bamboo bridge. There is a nice spot to sit down where you can watch the water find its way down the hill. You can also bring your swimming clothes to take a dive in the water just in front of the big waterfall and cool down after a long day of adventure. After enjoying the waterfall, we will drive to Waingapu area for about 3-4 hours. If we have time we can see the sunset on the hill near the city. Before we reach Waingapu town, we will stop over in Wairinding Hill for catching the sunset. A lot of spots where you can capture the best view into these hills are amazing. You will be looking at green (it changes to be yellow dried during dry season) and endless hills. Sit down during the sunset for a while in the grass and enjoy the moment here.
Meals Included: Breakfast
- Praijing Village
- Lapopu Waterfall
- Sunset in Wairinding Hill
Accommodation: Hotel in East Sumba (Waingapu)
DAY 4: HOTEL – WAIMARANG WATERFALL – WALAKIRI SUNSET – FRESH SEAFOOD DINNER AT WAINGAPU PORT
On this 4th day, we will invite you to see the local weaving with natural coloring in Waingapu area, you can see the first step until the end of steps. After visiting the weaving place, we will drive about 2 hours to the east of Waingapu, to visit Waimarang waterfall. Waimarang is one of the most iconic waterfalls in Sumba island, to reach the waterfall, you will be trekking for about 1 km.
The next stop is at Walakiri beach. It will take about an hour from here, we will be watching the sunset here while exploring the beach with its beautiful mangroves. Don’t hesitate and walk towards the small and dancing trees which are growing inside the water. When the sun has disappeared, we will go to Waingapu port where we will have fresh seafood for dinner. After enjoying the dinner, we will go back to the hotel where you can take a rest at your hotel.
Meals Included: Breakfast
- Waingapu Weaving Place
- Waimarang Waterfall
- Walakiri Beach
Accommodation: Hotel in East Sumba (Waingapu)
DAY 5: SUNRISE AT TANARARA HILL – WAINGAPU AIRPORT
On the last day of the trip, we would like to invite you to see the enchanting sunrise from Tanarara Hill, Tanarara Hill is a huge green hilly beautiful landscapes. At the place, you will find the iconic beautiful zig-zag road which is very epic if you could take a photo very well.
Waking up around 4.30 am and we will drive to Tanarara Hill for about ± 1 hour. Upon your arrival in Tanarara Hill, you will be amazed with the landscape here. The sun will rise around 6.20 am here. After enjoying the sunrise and surrounding around 8 / 9 am, we will take you back to your hotel, take a shower, check out, buy souvenirs and go to Airport
TOUR’S SERVICE FINISHED
- Private transportation during the trip
- 2 Nights accommodation at South West Sumba with breakfast
- 2 Nights accommodation at East Sumba with breakfast
- Tours and visit with English Speaking Guide
- All Entrance fees and donations
- Mineral Water
- Flight tickets
- Travel insurance
- Meals and soft drink, juice or beer during the trip
- Personal expenses such as; tip (gratitude for guide/driver)
- Extra cost due to causes greater than our control, for example; delays or flight cancellations, etc.
Sumba Tour Package 5 days 4 nights
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