Sumba Island one of the Lesser Sunda Islands, Southern Nusa Tenggara Timur Province. Southern Indonesia in the Indian Ocean across the Sumba strait from Flores and west of Timor. The island abounds with distinctive natural and cultural highlights like unique woven fabrics, traditional villages, megalithic tombs, beautiful beaches, and the country’s vastest savanna landscape.
Sumba Overland Tour 5 Days 4 Night
Day 1 Tambolaka Airport – Tanjung Mareha – Bwanna Beach Sunset
Upon arrival at the airport, Meet our staff by name board. The first activity on the Island will be to Mareha Peninsula, the beach where you can have a look at the enormous big rocks in the middle of the sea. It gives you slightly the feeling that you are in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam. Because of the big rocks magically coming out of the water. Afterward, we will continue our journey and we will explore Bwanna beach. Before you arrive there, you have to drive on a sandy road which guides you through a massive field of high grass, which gives a very adventurous feeling. First, we will stop at the viewing point where you can view on Watu Maladong and Bwanna Beach. The beach of Bwanna is a long clear colorful sand beach under the majestic cliff heading to the Indian Ocean makes this place extraordinary. Whilst beauty is unquestionable, the beach is still unknown by most tourist, which make it almost private and very clean. Later on, we climb down to the beach where the big arc is located. The climb is very steep, so you have to be careful! But when you are down, it is all worth it and you will be standing on one of the most beautiful beaches in Indonesia.
Day 2: Ratenggaro Villages – Pero Beach – Weekuri Lake – Mandorak Beach
After breakfast morning tour visit Ratenggaro where you can meet the locals, their own
culture and see the traditional Sumbanese houses. The village is built near a beach which you can visit when you are there. You will have a nice view of the village while standing on the beach. You can see the peaks of the houses on the higher ground. After the village, we will bring you to Pero Beach enjoy to the beach with white sand and Weekuri Lake. This lake is a saltwater lake at the south-west of Sumba. You can take a dive to experience the blue and clear water of Weekuri and also for a possible cooling down. After that you are all dried up, we will continue our journey to Mandorak Beach which is very close to Weekuri Lake. The beach will provide a great and peaceful stay with nice spots. The big opening between two rock ridges will let the clear blue water pass through the beach and also let you look far into the ocean. When you are there, you can also take the higher ground which will give a view of the coastline and the rocky cliffs where you can watch the sunset.
Day 3: Praijing Villages – Lapopu Waterfall – Savannah Warinding
A new day and after breakfast checks out hotel than a new adventure. we will be traveling from West- to East-Sumba. From Waikabubak to Waingapu. Gladly there are a lot of things to see on the way to there. You’re first. When you will continue the trip to the West, you will see a lot of hills, nature, animals, locals and different villages. Today the journey will begin at the village of Praijing Villages. The village will give you a welcoming feeling while you look around. Next on our adventure will be the Lapopu Waterfall. After a drive through the endless hilly and green landscape of Sumba, you will arrive nearby the waterfall. To visit the waterfall, you will need to do a small hike of approximately 15 minutes and cross a bamboo bridge to get there. 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. destination will be the “Bukit Wairinding”, which means; the Hills of Wairinding. There is a spot where the view into these hills is amazing. You will be looking at green and endless hills. Sit down for a while in the grass and enjoy the moment
Day 4: Rende Villages – Waimarang Waterfall – Walakiri Beach Sunset
After breakfast visit to Rende Villages. In the village of Rende we can still witness the big megalithic tombs and the traditional houses which the walls which are made of buffalo leather. afterward visit Waimarang waterfall, drive about 2-3 hours from hotel then trekking about 30 minutes. The though trek you will have to do to get down will be adventurous with in the end the waterfall. Don’t forget to bring your swimming clothes here, because diving into the water will be great after the trek. After your trackbacks up the hill and changing clothes if you took a dive we will be heading to our last stop of the day. Walakiri beach, 1 hour from the waterfall. We will be watching the sunset here while exploring the beach with its beautiful mangroves. Don’t hesitate and walk towards the small and magical trees which are growing inside the water. When the sun has disappeared, we will go back to the hotel where you can take a rest. The final destination of today will be Waingapu the capital city of East-Sumba. Here you can take a rest at your hotel
Day 5: Tananara Hill – Waingapu Airport
After breakfast check out hotel visit to Tananara Hills close by the airport is a beautiful place. The hills where you can stand on one of the highest points and have a look at the landscape which Sumba has to offer. Transfer out to Waingapu Airport and finish the program. You can see the lands with agriculture from above here and is very close to the airport. Unfortunately, this trip also has an end. The driver will escort you to the airport to catch the flight to the next destination.Share This;