Special Sumba Pasola

5 Days 4 Nights Trip or 4 Days 3 Nights Trip

Pasola is a thanks giving ceremony to the ancestral spirit of people from West Sumba East Nusa Tenggara. More then 50 men riding horses which divided into two groups – from upper and lower villages. Before they start, the Rato (Traditional priest leader ) prays in between of two groups, then he throw a spear to start the game. Immediately followed by those horse riders race their horse and throw their spears toward the opponent over and over. This is a blood sacrifice…..!

This ceremony happen only once in a year (FEBRUARY and MARCH) and date could not be predicted in advance, it is always not in the same date every year. It depends on RATO’S decision which is announced one or two weeks before.

Day 1 – Denpasar - Tambulaka - Waikabubak (West Sumba)
On arrival at Airport of Tambulaka Airport, our guide will meet you and transfer to MONALISA COTTAGES or Similar. Afternoon visit, traditional market and villages nearby the city of Waikabubak such as TARUNG, WAI TABAR and Prai Ijing to see stone graves and traditional houses Of Sumbanese return to hotel for dinner and overnight. (L,D)

Day 2 – Waikabubak - Lamboya
Early morning breakfast (04.00am) at hotel, drive to LAMBOYA about 45 Minutes drive to attend the PASOLA, Direct to the beach to see ceremony of catching sea worm by the RATO, then back to the field for attending the Pasola During the Day. Lunch box will be provided. Afternoon, return to hotel for Accommodation and meals at MONALISA COTTAGES. (B,L,D)

Day 3 – Waikabubak
Early morning breakfast at hotel (05.00 am) drive to Kodi about 2,5 hours for witness the another PASOLA. During the Day. Lunch box will be provided, visit some traditional houses in Kodi (Tosi Village) Afternoon,return to hotel for Accommodation and meals at MONALISA COTTAGES. (B,L,D)

Day 4 – Waikabubak - Waingapu - Rende
After breakfast at Hotel drive TO Waingapu East Sumba, on the Way in Anakalang stop to see the Stone grave of Royal Family in Pasunga Village, direct to Wingapu for lunch at local restaurant, check in at Elvin Hotel or similar, afternoon drive for 62 kms to MELOLO, to see the traditional village of PAU DAN RENDE VILLAGE to see the royal tomb are made from the megalithic stone and its houses where one of them the wall construction made from the Buffalo skin. Afternoon drive back to ELVIN HOTEL. Dinner and overnight.(B,L,D)

Day 5 – Waingapu - Airport
After Breakfast at your hotel , Transfer to Airport to catch flight for your next destination. (B)


Price Including:

  • Tours and transfers as per itinerary.
  • Accommodation on twin-sharing basis (AC Room).
  • Full board meals (BLD). Breakfast service by Indonesian Breakfast. (B: BREAKFAST, L: LUNCH, D.DINNER)
  • All donations and entrance fees.
  • English-speaking guide ONLY, Mineral Water.
Price Excluding:
  • Ticket Flight Return (Denpasar - Tambolaka/Waingapu - Denpasar)
  • Any personal expenses such as laundry, phone calls, drinks, tips, etc.

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