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Prai Ijing village, the majesty indigenous peoples in Waikabubak and 48 traditional houses glorify Marapu land

Tinuku Travel ~ Kampung Prai Ijing is settlement of indigenous peoples in Tebara village, Waikabubak City District, West Sumba Regency, East Nusa Tenggara, which presents unique architecture and maintained for hundreds of years. Exotic village as one of traditional villages in Laiwangi Wanggameti National Park landscape and has Pasola in glory Marapu land.

Tinuku Travel Prai Ijing village, the majesty indigenous peoples in Waikabubak and 48 traditional houses glorify Marapu land

Tinuku.com Travel Prai Ijing village, the majesty indigenous peoples in Waikabubak and 48 traditional houses glorify Marapu land

Prai Ijing customary village presents 48 stage house has roof of grass, bamboo, and wood in the construction of tower-shaped over the beautiful valley and hills. Each house inhabited by three families in the majesty of life heritage.

The men to the fields to care for crops of corn, rice and tubers, while the women pounding grain, cooking and weaving fabrics using simple tools of wood and natural dyes. They also keeps horses, buffaloes, pigs and chickens. Children playing in front of the houses or in stone tombs containing ancestral Marapu religion.

Prai Ijing village on top of a small hill and has beautiful panorama. Sumba island is also nicknamed the Sandelwood island with savannas and horse farms keep a collection of megalithic rock in form of dolmen and menhir is stone grave and perform traditional rituals is still carried out by residents.

Travel.Tinuku.com Prai Ijing village, the majesty indigenous peoples in Waikabubak and 48 traditional houses glorify Marapu land

Tinuku Travel Prai Ijing village, the majesty indigenous peoples in Waikabubak and 48 traditional houses glorify Marapu land

Location: Tebara Village, Waikabubak City District, West Sumba Regency, East Nusa Tenggara.

Activity: Explore ethnography, archeology, architecture, culture and culinary. Seeing the sunset and sunrise, hunting photography and videography, and others.

Complementary facilities: Car parking, restrooms, restaurants and hotels.

Reach access: 3 km from Waikabubak city.

Routes and public transport: All flights to Tambolaka Airport in Tambolaka city.

Advice: The best time to visit is morning when people started activity or afternoon when they returned from fields.

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