A full-day excursion for those who seek an enriching experience to discover the culture and traditions of Lombok’s indigenous Sasak tribes. The excursion ends with a relaxing afternoon at one of the most charming beaches in South Lombok. This excursion is perfect for curious learners; travellers looking to delve deeper into the history and cultural uniqueness of a place.
What You Will Do
Start your day with the visit to Banyumulek – a village in West Lombok regency known for its pottery industry. See a great array of pottery handicrafts which are made using traditional techniques and try making your own piece to bring home with you.
Another hands-on experience to follow; learn how to weave at Sukarare village, located south of Cakranegara in the heart of Lombok. Known as the center of production for genuine traditional hand-woven fabric from the Sasak tribe, here at the village, weaving is obligatory and part of daily activity for the Sasak women. Get a better understanding on how the techniques, patterns and motifs have evolved over time to create each individual masterpiece.
Continue to the traditional Sasak village of Sade and observe the unique house with alang-alang roof built from a mixture of soil and cow dung. Proceed to drive southward to arrive at Kuta Beach and spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing at stunning Tanjung Aan beach situated on a bay near Kuta Beach.
Why Book This: This excursion is suitable for all ages and perfect for those who are curious about the indigenous Sasak Lombok, their way of life, and the cultural heritage of local art and handicrafts.
Upon purchase of the ticket, you will receive an email confirmation with e-ticket/e-voucher within two days. Tours and tickets are subjected to availability and are not confirmed until a second confirmation email is received.