Lamalera is a whaling village located on Lembata Island and the months of May through to late September is the whale hunting season for the people of Lamalera these traditional whalers are known as Lamafa and use simple standard tools ( traditional property), small row boats, and hand-thrown harpoons to ply their trade during the whaling season. Whatever they catch nothing is wasted as it is either consumed or sold. Established hundreds of years past and as far back as before the intrusion of Catholic missionaries, the villagers hold traditional rituals to commemorate their ancestors and for blessings for their whale harvest.
here is the Itinerary
Day 1: Fly From Bali – Maumere
Take a flight with Sriwijaya air from Bali to Maumere, pick up at the airport by an English guide, and direct drive for four hours to Larantuka. Arrive in Larantuka and check in at the hotel. Afternoon city tour
Day 2: Larantuka – Lamalera
From Larantuka, transfer to the harbor check in on board a local motorized boat, and cruise to lewoleba for about 4 hours. On arrival in lewoleba harbor lunch in lewoleba then drive to lamalera for about 4 hours—dinner and overnight in lamalera homestay.
Day 3: Lamalera Full-Day Tours
After breakfast walk to the beach and board a local motorized boat to watch the local people hunting whales. A lunch
box will be provided on the boat. Afternoon return to the village. Dinner and overnight at homestay
Day 4: Lamalera – Larantuka
Early morning drive to lewoleba, breakfast box will be provided. Upon arrival in lewoleba town drive to lewoleba harbor and cruise to Larantuka, night driving to Maumere check in hotel
Day 5: Fly back from Maumere to Bali and the trip is finished.