A day exploring the culture in Larantuka shore excursions through Kawaliwu village, welcomed by Korke traditional dance, catch the panoramic view in Mokantarak, and get local experience in Larantuka morning market.

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Duration: 5.5 hours
Start/End: Larantuka Port/ Larantuka Port
Highlights: Kawaliwu, Korke, Korke traditional dance, Mokantarak, Larantuka morning market
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour Category: Larantuka shore excursions

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Your trip to Larantuka starts with meeting your guide and driver at the port and drive to Kawaliwu village. The destination may change depending on the condition by then, but all of them have the unique culture revealed in traditional costume and practices. They are also well-known for the featured Ikat fabric weaving.

Kawaliwu village - Larantuka shore excursionsContinue on to Korke – it is a genuine sacred place for Lamaholot ethnic. You will be welcomed by the village elders in the welcome ceremony accompanied with dances and songs. In Korke, various communal rituals are taken place that the village like a huge shrine with the natural fenced of volcanic stones in horizontal position. Besides, local clans stand as the guardians of the village, making Korke become a roofed construction with the invisible walls.

Korke village - Lamaholot ethnicThen, head to Mokantarak and enjoy the spectacular bird-eye view over the west side of Larantuka. Witness the soaring Mt. Ile Mandiri and crystal blue Oka bay in the foreground with Solor and Adonara islands far away.

Mt. Ile Mandiri viewFinally, visit Larantuka morning market to admire the real daily life of local people on doing business, trading activities. The market is the place for villagers selling agricultural and fishery products. Take a look at local goods and food they commonly make and use day by day. Trip ends with a drive back to port.

Larantuka morning market

What’s included?

  • Round trip transfer from Larantuka port in private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance and port fee
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day

What’s excluded?

  • Meal & other drinks
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses