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$1700 Cultural & Theme Tours

Family Culture Trip

Day 1 (L, D)Pick up in the airport/harbor/hotel in Alor island. Heading to Takpala traditional village. We will enjoy cultural performances by the Abui tribe & the beautiful landscape and architecture of the Takpala housesVisit Mangrove beach and Maimol beach, have lunch here and you can snorkel/sunbathing or just relax at the hammocks we providedReturn to Kalabahi town and rest at the hotel, have dinner with Alorese traditional menuDay 2 (B,L,D)After breakfast, we will head to Alor Kecil harbourFrom Alor Kecil harbour we will go to Pura island by motorboatIn Pura island we can see the making of Sopi (traditional alcoholic liquor that had >35% alcohol content), while the children can learn to make cane works in making eco-friendly fish traps, baskets or simple crown. We also can see the local fishermen free-dive to spear-fishing and snorkelling in the crystal clear water. We will have our lunches here in Pura before snorkelling in one part of the infamous Selat Pantar Marine Park.Sail to Ternate island to snorkel around the Selat Pantar Marine Park. We will provide well-maintained high quality snorkelling gears and lifejackets for you and the children from age 4 y.o.Head to Kepa island, where the sea turtles hatchery is available. We will learn how to conserve & interact with baby turtlesHeading to Sebanjar beach. You can snorkelling, sunbathing, and see amazing sunset or enjoying life at the beach. Return to Kalabahi town and rest at the hotel, have dinnerDay 3 (B,L,D)After breakfast, we will head to Monbang village where we can see the Kabola tribe with their unique culture, this tribe wear the tree barks as their clothing. We will learn to pick coffee and how to roast and grind it traditionallyHead to Ikat weavers' traditional village, Kampong Hula, to see workshop of organic Tenun Ikat (Ikat handwoven clothes). The kids can learn how to make pieces of clothes from a cotton tree, they also can play with the organic colourings to dye threads.Visit the traditional workshop of Bapa Midun to learn about wood carvingWe'll walk to enjoy amazing sunset in Salt Ponds and The Fairies Pond near Kampong HulaHeading back to Kalabahi & have dinnerDay 4 (B)After breakfast, heading to Kadelang traditional market to see unique stuff sold in the market and learn to make popcorn with cannonsVisit the Mangrove conservation center to learn about mangrove conservation on the way to the airportBack to the hostel and off to the Airport/Harbour

$58 Cultural & Theme Tours

Cruise Land Excursion: Alor island

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Takpala Village, Alor Island, East Nusa TenggaraIn this village, live one of the tribes in Alor island that still live without modern technology. The Abui tribe will perform a culture show/ritual and we can see the ancient bronze drums that they received as gifts from the 15th century from the Tang Dynasty in Vietnam. The Abui is the biggest tribe in Alor islandDuration: 2 hoursStop At: Museum 1000 Moko, Kalabahi, Alor Island, East Nusa TenggaraThis museum has the complete set of the antique Ikat clothes from different tribes in Alor as well as the intact artefacts excavated in various location in Alor isle. The histories of the tribes and languages of Alorese (more than 50 spoken languages exist in Alor) will be told by the museum curator.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Pasar KadelangIn this biggest traditional market in Alor isle, we can find various fresh products from fruits, vegetables, fish and traditional snacks sold daily. We also can shop for Ikat clothes from various tribes in Alor isle and see the uniqueness of making popcorn with a cannon-like device.Duration: 1 hourPass By: Lapangan Mini KalabahiThe centre of Kalabahi town where there is a 7 meters monument depicting the famous hero from Abui Tribe.We can see the city centre from here.Pass By: Kantor Bupati AlorThe biggest government building & the centre of governance of Alor Regency.