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.
What our specialists say...
This trip is ideal for those interested in seeing a unique and traditional side of Indonesia that is rarely visited by most travellers. Sumba is one of the most interesting islands in Indonesia with its animist culture showcased in ceremonies and encounters with tribal chiefs. Have a few days in Bali at either side in more comfortable accommodation, and explore villages in the central and eastern regions.
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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
Day 1 International outbound flight
International outbound flight
Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Denpasar.
Day 2 Ubud
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.
Day 4 Ubud
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.
Day 5 Waikabubak
Day 6 Waikabubak
Spend the day visiting some of the region's highlights including megalithic tombs and traditional villages.
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.
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.
Day 9 Waikabubak
Day at leisure. You may like to enjoy some trekking to remote villages in the region with a local guide.
Day 10 Candidasa
Day 11 Candidasa
Day 12 Candidasa
Day 13 International return flight
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 arrive the same day.
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