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Full-Day South Lombok Island Sasak Cultural Experience, Indonesia (ID:#6484)
- Enjoy amazing countryside and seaside as you travel around the southern part of Lombok
- Explore the traditions, culture and life of local Sasak Lombok people
- Try your hands on making Lombok pots and Gedogan woven fabric
- Bring back with you beautiful memoirs of Lombok’s sceneries and souvenirs
Max number of pax: 10
Cost per pax: $341.50
Cancellation Policy: 2 Days
- Fully air-conditioned vehicle include hotel transfer
- English speaking tour guide
- Lunch and local snacks
- Entrance fees for all locations
- Souvenir including 1 t-shirt, 1 traditional shoal (for Women), 1 Sapuk/Head Band (for Male), and traditional snack
- Gratuities and tips for guide
- Travel insurance
- Other services not mentioned above
See Lombok and Sasak people’s culture and tradition in this full-day island tour. Explore its traditional villages, local handicrafts and way of life while experiencing the beauty of the countryside and seaside.
Price varies according to group size.
Pick-up at 7.30Am from your hotel around Mataram. Your first stop will be Kebon Rowek Traditional Market where local Sasak people will sell and buy their daily needs. After a visit to the traditional market, we will be heading out of Mataram city to a number of locations where you can experience the local traditions, culture, way of life and sceneries of Lombok.
LOCATION: BANYUMULEK – 10 km south of Mataram
Banyumulek village is one of the principal pottery centres on the island. Located about 10 km south of Mataram, it has become known throughout the international art world for its enormous pots with elaborate decorations which are produced here. Making Lombok pottery has been done by Sasak Lombok tribe for generations. The pots were originally intended as utensils, with a variety of roles to play in village life including food preparation and the performance of ceremonies.
You get to know more about how these beautiful pots are created by the Sasak people. And if you are interested, you can try your hands on making one yourself!
LOCATION: SUKARARA- 28 km SE of Mataram
This traditional village has a bustling weaving industry which still employs the skills handed down from generation to generation. These traditionally trained villagers produce an exquisite array of fine woven cloths using cotton silk or gold and silver to create their original designs, for which lombok is famous for.
LOCATION: RAMBITAN AND SADE – 42 km SE of Mataram
Despite catering to many visitors, these traditional villages still offer a glimpse of life as how it used to be, especially the traditional thatched architectural design of the dwellings with their soaring roofs. Here, you have the opportunity to try weaving Gedogan (Lombok woven fabric) using simple looms.
LOCATION: KUTA BEACH – 55 Km SE of Mataram
On the ruggedly beautiful south coast, lies the impressive white sandy expanse of Kuta Beach. The beach is a perfect place to wander at low tide, among a plethora of shells ,coral and other marine life. The people of Lombok call this pristine beach Putri Nyale (Princess Nyale). Every year, in the tenth month of the Sasak Calender (February or March ,The Bau Nyale ceremony is held where the local people join together at night to catch sea worms by torchlight ,while early singing Pantun (traditional poetry). While you marvel and enjoy the beautiful white sandy beaches, don’t forget to capture its beauty on your camera!
The full-day experience ends with you back at your hotel in Mataram at around 5pm.
- Be in comfortable and respectable clothes
- Wear comfortable walking shoes
- Bring my own Camera
- Personal expenses
- Hat / Cap / Sunglasses / Sunscreen
Indonesia | Nusa Tenggara Barat
Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara