JOURNEY TO KOMODO & FLORES
EAST NUSA TENGGARA INDONESIA
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PARADISE OF KOMODO ISLAND
Pasola War Festival February 2014
Namely war wooden throwing spears while riding. Pasola derived from the word 'sola' or 'hola', which means a kind of wooden spears that are used to each other thrown from a horse being pushed hard by two groups that opposed. After receiving the recharge 'pa' (pa-sola, pa.-ola), it means to be a game. So Pasola or pahola mean game of dexterity javelin throwing wood from the back of a Horse being driven tight between the two group opposite.
Held once a year in West Sumba in February at Kodi and Lamboya. While the March on Wanokaka. Pasola carried out in broad expanse of desert, witnessed by all citizens and Paraingu Kabisu of the two groups that compete and by the general public.
Participants game was choseen of both men Kabius which harut mastered two skills at once ie spurred the horse and throw a javelin (hola). Pasola usually the climax of the whole series of activities to celebrate the feast nyale. Pasola is believed to be the order of the ancestral population of adherent Marapu. Therefore Pasola the first place is a religious cult that expresses the essence of religion religiosity Marapu. In the event of death caused by Pasola game, seen as evidence of violation of customary norms applicable, this activity becomes adhesive fabric of brotherhood between the two groups that participated in Pasola.
Day 01 DENPASAR-TAMBULAKA-WAIKABUBAK (West Sumba) (L / D)
On arrival at Airport of Tambulaka / Wingapu , our guide will meet you and transfer to your hotel in Waikabubak. Afternoon city tour visit; traditional market and villages nearby the city of Waikabubak such as: Puunaga, Tarung and WAI TABAR to see stone graves and traditional houses Of Sumbanese
Dinner and overnight at Manandang hotel or Monalisa Hotel
Day 02 WAIKABUBAK-KODI FULL DAY TOUR (B/L/D )
Early morning breakfast at hotel, drive to Kodi Besar about 2,5 hours for 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 theDay. Lunch box will be provided. Dinner and overnight at Manandang hotel or Monalisa Hotel
Day 03 WAIKABUBAK-LAMBOYA- (B/L/D)
Early morning breakfast at hotel, drive to Lamboya about 1 hour to attend another PASOLA. Lunch box will be provided in the beach. Afternoon back to your Hotel. Dinner and overnight at Manandang hotel or Monalisa Hotel
Day 04 WAIKABUBAK-TAMBULAKA-DENPASAR ( B )
After Breakfast at your hotel , Transfer to Tambulaka Airport to catch flight for your next destination
Participant : min, 6 pax
Tours and transfers as per itinerary.
Ticket Flight Return Dps-Sumba-Dps by Wings air
Accommodation on twin-sharing basic
Full board meals (BLD). Breakfast service by Indonesian Breakfast.
B: BREAKFAST, L: LUNCH, D.DINNER
Meeting service, porters, donations and entrance fees.
Mineral Water + Snack.
Transfer in/out Bali,Any personal expenses such as laundry, phone calls, drinks, tips, etc.
What to bring:
Camera,tripod,clean kit,rain coat,hat,cream lotion,incest repellent.
Exactly schedule for next year will be advised