Get a real-local experience by this Larantuka shore excursion. Feast in the bustle and hustle Larantuka morning market, visit the village of Lamaholot people, have a scenic walk in Korke, and enjoy the spectacular view from Mokantarak.

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Duration: 5 hours
Start/End: Larantuka Port/ Larantuka Port
Highlights: Larantuka morning market, Lamaholot, Korke, Mokantarak
Tour Customizable: Absolutely! (Tell us your specific requirements in the inquiry form)
Tour Category: Larantuka shore excursions

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Your Larantuka trip starts with picking up from port and depart to Larantuka morning market where the real economic activities of the people are taking place. In the market one can admire what people eat, there are agricultural and fishery products sold in the market.

Larantuka morning marketThen, drive to Kawaliwu for the indigenous Lamaholot people who speak a totally different language than the rest of Indonesia. They used to have a double-gendered divine being as Sun-Moon and its female complement. Today, these definitions stand for the Christian or Muslim notion of God that there is a huge large was built with inhabiting treetops, large stones, springs, and holes.

Kawaliwu villageContinue on walking to Korke – a genuine sacred place for Lamaholot ethnic. You can call it as shrine as herein Korke various communal rituals are held. There is a compound fenced with volcanic stones in horizontal position whilst the standing ones are representing the supporting clans. Korke itself is built in a roofed construction without walls.

Korke Lamaholot peopleAfter that, arrive in Mokantarak for the beautiful panoramic view at the west side of Larantuka with soaring Mt. Ile Mandiri on the left and deep blue Oka bay in the foreground with Solor and Adonara islands at the other side. Driver transfers you back to the harbor and completes the trip.

Mokantarak view over mountain

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