Praijung Village, Sumba

Sumba Explored

13 days from £3,235pp

with international flights from a choice of airports including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

This itinerary is designed to give you a flavour of what is possible.

  • We can tailor this trip to suit your specific requirements

  • Any aspect of the itinerary can be altered, from excursions to accommodation

Highlights of this Itinerary

  • Take in the breathtaking coastline of Sumba with sheer cliff faces and immense stretches of white sand beaches pounded by huge surf.

  • Visit local Sumban villages, first seeking permission from tribal chiefs.

  • See the traditional homes with buffalo horn and other artefacts decorating the entrance.

  • Chew betel nut like a local and watch a traditional ceremony unfold.

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Your Itinerary

Day By Day

Day 1

International Outbound Flight

Today you will begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Denpasar.

Day 2

Denpasar , Ubud

Accommodation: Wapa Di Ume

Day 3

Ubud

Today, enjoy a full day exploring Ubud and the surrounding villages with your guide. Mas, Celuk and Batuan are all famed for their handicrafts - this is a great place to find some gifts and souvenirs.

Accommodation: Wapa Di Ume

Day 4

Ubud

Accommodation: Wapa Di Ume

Day 5

Ubud , Denpasar , Tambulaka , Waikabubak

Fly to the island of Sumba today, to explore the animist villages and tombs of the island. Upon arrival, settle into the Sumba Nautil, and enjoy the sunset over the ocean.

Accommodation: Sumba Nautil

Day 6

Waikabubak

Spend the day visiting some of the regions highlights including megalithic tombs and traditional villages.

Accommodation: Sumba Nautil

Day 7

Waikabubak

Morning at leisure. This afternoon, visit a local market with your guide or perhaps attend a local ceremony if you get the chance.

Accommodation: Sumba Nautil

Day 8

Waikabubak

Spend the last two days in Sumba around your hotel - perhaps wander down to the beach or just relax around the pool.

Accommodation: Sumba Nautil

Day 9

Waikabubak

Day at leisure. You may like to enjoy some trekking to remote villages in the region with a local guide.

Accommodation: Sumba Nautil

Day 10

Waikabubak , Denpasar , Sumba , Candidasa

Fly back to Bali where you will be met at the airport by your private guide and transferred to the peaceful east coast.

Accommodation: Alila Manggis

Day 11

Candidasa

Enjoy a full day touring the eastern region of Bali today with your guide. Sights include the looming mountains of Batur and Agung, as well as the Mother Temple - Besakih.

Accommodation: Alila Manggis

Day 12

Candidasa

Day at leisure. You may like to enjoy a snorkelling trip to the Blue Lagoon, or perhaps explore the surrounding countryside by bicycle.

Accommodation: Alila Manggis

Day 13

Candidasa , International Return Flight

Day at leisure. You will be transferred back to the airport in time for your departing flight. Your return flight will arive the same day.

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  • Ubud
  • Tambolaka
  • Candidasa

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