Sasak culture tour will brings you closer to know more about the unique traditions of the native people of Lombok. The Sasak is the native inhabitants of Lombok. The unique custom still existing and presented on their daily life and that still can be witness on their local products. Most products are still made by a very simple technique and materials to produce superb quality of utensils and arts for sale and for ceremonies performance purposes.
There are some villages still holds their icon as a traditional village to keep in touch with tourist industry and the profit they bring into it. Since tourism developing good in Lombok, many of villagers hanging on tourist interest to buy their products for living, some does it as their side incomes and some does for their basic money incomes to support their family.
On this Sasak culture tours acivity first you will Visit a traditional market “Kebon Roek”, located in Ampenan city will be a good start to do in an early day witnessing local’s busy day. Jangkuk village situated near the city Mataram, known as a central wooden craft and fabulous furniture producer. The Pottery village Banyumulek a tranquil village produced quality of potteries made by very simple technique and unique tools. The weaving village Sukarara in central Lombok displays dozen of rewarded handmade fabric made by simple looms in skillful techniques. The skills mostly pure comes straightly out from an idea of each family and often obtained from transmitted over generations among family in the village.
On this unique program allow you to get closer to meet Sasak people’s and learn more about their unique traditions, traditional house architecture and fractions of Islam’s believers or Islam Sasak “Waktu Telu”.
Sasak culture tour pick up service time about 08:30 from your hotel lobby by our professional tour Guide, you will drive through Ampenan city and make a short visit to “Kebon Roek” traditional market, a main market for the locals to buy their daily needs. Continue drive through the Capital city Mataram and central trading city Cakranegara, to visit Jangkuk a wooden craft village traditionally trained villagers produce wooden craft for artistic decorations and furniture. Visit Banyumulek the principal pottery centers village on west Lombok.
Continue drive to central Lombok visit Sukarara traditional hand weaving village, produce fabulous Ikat and Songket textile using simple looms. Fine woven cloths made from cotton and silk mixed with silver or gold color thread. Sade “the Sasak” traditional village presents a unique traditional way of life, traditional thatched architectural houses “Bale Tani” and –“Lumbung” Rice for storing rice.
Lunch can be discuss with your tour guide according to the time and place you’re preferred then Proceed back to your hotel.
Tour Prices: A minimum 2 participants require.
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NOTE* All programs are set on private tour / none sharing with other participant.
Even you come up with minimum 2 persons we keep treat you as a group, in this way we believe that we will give you more privacy and better service to our client.