Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

Sumba Island has no doubt saved a lot of extraordinary natural beauty. The hot and dry local climate makes the savannas grow broad like tapestries here. East Sumba has many interesting tourist destinations!

The difficulty of finding public transportation facilities in East Sumba makes many tourist destinations here quite natural, because they are rarely visited by many tourists. Intrigued by tourist destinations and what sights can you explore in East Sumba? Check out the follow-up story below.

Warinding Hill

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

Warinding Hill is indeed one of the top destinations in East Sumba. Besides being the most magnificent hilly landscape among the other hills, access is easy and very close to Waingapu. The hilly winds that occasionally greet you make you feel at home for a long time here!

Tanarara Hill

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

This one hill is similar but not the same as Warinding Hill. It turns out that the hills are not as much as Warinding Hill, but here you can see fine lines drawn on the hills and present an unforgettable unique view.

Brotherhood Hill, Mauliru

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

If you are bored with Bukit Warinding and Tanarara views, try visiting the Brotherhood Hill at Mauliru. The expanse of views of green rice fields is presented very nicely in front of you. Even when the dry season arrives, you can still enjoy the green of the rice fields which refreshes the eyes.

Mondu Hill

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

Visit one hill, but get a lot of scenery. Yes, here you can not only see sunrise and sunset like other hills in East Sumba, but also view the unique S-shaped highway along with Mondu countryside which is no less interesting.

Walakiri Beach

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

This beach has become a favorite destination for many tourists. Mangroves that grow in the coastal area have a unique shape that resembles people dancing. Twilight is the best time to enjoy this beach.

Tarimbang Beach

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

Access to Pantai Tarimbang which is still difficult makes the beach still awake. Even so, this beach has long been famous among world surfers. The majestic limestone hills on one side make this beach look more fierce and graceful.

Puru Kambera Beach and Padang Savana

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

This beach surrounded by pine trees is not just an ordinary beach. The calm current is very suitable to be your place to relax. Not only is the beach moving a magnet for tourists, the African savanna area is also the main icon of this beach. In the rainy season you can take pictures with the wildflowers of the desert!

Watuparunu Beach

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

The beach on the easternmost side of Sumba Island has a unique hollow rock cliff characteristic. The shape of the creeping cliff is very beautiful to the eye. Come at low tide to be able to walk through the cliff hole of Watuparunu Beach.

Padadita Beach

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

Padadita Beach is suitable as a place to laze around. This beach is part of Padadita Beach Hotel on the outskirts of Waingapu City. Here, you can sit back and relax in the gazebo while enjoying the food and drinks offered. Although the beach is not too wide, the breeze is guaranteed to make you feel at home staying here!

The Twin Canyon, Tanggedu Waterfall

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

Apart from being in a remote village called Tanggedu which is quite far from Waingapu, you also have to do quite tiring trekking to reach this waterfall. But the feeling of fatigue is guaranteed to be paid off immediately after seeing the beauty of the waterfall. This waterfall also has rocks that are layered in the style of the Grand Canyon. Swimming here might not only feel fresh, but it's so fresh!

Hirumanu Waterfall and View Point Kananggar

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

With a waterfall reaching 70 meters, Hirumanu Waterfall includes a magnificent waterfall on Sumba Island. The location is near the ranks of the east coast of Sumba precisely in the village of Kananggar. In addition to enjoying the freshness of the waterfall, you can also take pictures fun on the hill of the waterfall that presents a vast landscape of Sumba.

Laiwi Waterfall

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

Located in Metawai Ama Village, this waterfall has the characteristics of high rock cliffs and large trees surrounding it. The road to here is still not fully paved. To get here, you can park the vehicle at Umbu Rehing's house and pay 3,000 IDR for the motorbike and 10,000 IDR for the car.

Kanabu Wai Waterfall

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

If seen at a glance, this waterfall looks like a shower of water coming out of a grove of green leaves that is very natural and refreshing. To get here, you must be prepared to walk 4 hours along the wilderness of Maha Niwa Village. So, prepare yourself first!

Wai Marang Waterfall

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

Unlike other waterfalls, this Waimarang waterfall can be said to be very small in size. Nevertheless, the attraction of this waterfall is the green lagoon-shaped pool Tosca and its waterfall shower. It's beautiful, isn't it?

Lewa Matchmate Waterfall

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

This waterfall looks similar to Wai Marang Waterfall, but with a lagoon that is not too big. Its location not far from the Lewa sub-district highway makes it a destination not to be missed!

Exploring the Cave National Park Matalawa; Cave Kanabu Wai and Cave Laditanana

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

For those of you who are adventurous, you can walk along the cave in Matalawa National Park. There are two caves that were successfully mapped, namely Cave Kanabu Wai and Laditatana Cave. Both of them have amazing underground water flow and stalagnite and stalactite. For security reasons, don't forget to invite an expert guide to accompany your trip here.

Unusual Sumba Natural Landscape, Bendung Kambaniru, Lambanapu

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

Kambaniru Dam is a spring that flows in the middle of the hills of East Sumba which is made to drain paddy fields and plantations belonging to the surrounding community. The hilly background makes the scenery in Kambaniru even more beautiful. If you want another experience that is more exciting, you can rent a boat to go along the river from the Kambaniru Dam. It's great isn't it?

Visit the Megalithic Site in Indigenous Villages and Sumba Weaving Fabrics

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

Traveling to East Sumba, it is incomplete if you do not stop at a traditional traditional village that stores various kinds of stories about history and the arts and culture of Sumba Island. Rende Village and Umabarra Pau are two well-known villages that are a pity to miss. Here, you can see the amazing megalithic age burial buildings and shop for special Sumba woven fabrics. Woven fabrics from these two villages are famous for being of the highest quality throughout Sumba.

East Sumba Sakura

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

Apparently, you can find cherry blossoms in East Sumba! Sakura Sumba grows from early September to October. Reportedly, the cherry trees here reportedly were carried by Japanese soldiers during the colonial era. You can hunt these beautiful Sakura spots on the coast north to east of East Sumba. One of them you can meet on the way to Puru Kambera Beach.

Maubukol Windmill Park

Exploring the Amazing East Sumba Tourism Destinations

Utilizing the natural potential of wind resources, East Sumba has a wind power plant that successfully illuminates Kamanggih Village. It is not only a means of educational tourism but also can be a photo spot that you can show on social media.

It's exciting to explore the natural surroundings of East Sumba? Come soon, schedule your vacation to East Sumba!

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