NIAS ISLAND, Sumatra
it's famous megalithic stone altars and furniture, spectacular traditional architecture,
and complex religious rites, this fasctinating island offers a journey in to the
past. Nias island lies approximately 125 km south west of Sibolga city. The land
has rolling mountainous terrain, gorges, ravines, and rivers ans is subject to
earth quakes. The northern half of the island is sparsely populated and featured
large swampy areas.
The local people of Nias called the island as
Tano Niha, or land of the people. Ethnically the Niah who called them selves as
Ono Niha are mixed of proto-Malay who have had contacts with the Asian Mongolid
world. Their exact origin is misty. Many features, practises and cultures are
of their own. Untill now those practises and cultures still well maintained. This
is the place that you may discover the live of the stone age era. Stone jumping
is one of the popular activities which still well preserved.
For the nature sport lover, Nias provides very very
excellent spot for surfing. This is one of the world class surf site in our country.
We highly recommend you to the the activity during the dry season (April to October)
when the waves and the weather still freindly.
Witness the unique cultures of the Nias People and experience their War Dance which is the only dance in Indonesia performing high skill of acrobatic jumps or Stone jumping performed in the meaning of proving the readiness of man taking wife.
NIAS TOUR 5D/4N
DAY 01: ARRIVAL AT GUNUNG SITOLI - TELUK
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