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Traditional houses in Sumba

Indonesia: Sumba explored

12 days from CAD6,945pp

Traditional houses in Sumba
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Tour highlights

  • 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 artifacts decorating the entrance.

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

Price includes:

  • Domestic flights in destination
  • In-destination transfers
  • Activities and excursions as detailed
  • All accommodations
  • 24-hour support while you travel
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Itinerary idea in detail

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  • Arrive at Denpasar Airport, where you will be met and driven to your hotel in Ubud by private vehicle.

  • 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 gifts and souvenirs.

  • This morning is at leisure. This afternoon, enjoy a cookery lesson in a local village. Create some traditional Balinese dishes under the watchful eye of the chef, and then enjoy them for dinner this evening.

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

  • Spend the day visiting some of the region's highlights including megalithic tombs and traditional villages.

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

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

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

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

  • 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.

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

  • Day at leisure. You will be transferred back to the airport in time for your departing flight.

Accommodation options

While the itinerary price reflects the suggested accommodations, Audley trips are 100% tailor-made, and a specialist can help you select the option best suited to your tastes and budget.

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