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Laiwangi Wanggameti National Park

Taman Nasional Laiwangi Wanggameti is protected area of flora and fauna in the district Tabundung, Paberiwai and Pinu Pahar in East Sumba regency, Nusa Tenggara Timur. Park in the south of Sumba island or about 100 kilometers from Waingapu city has an area of 880 square kilometers is representative of all types of forests on Sumba including very rare elfin forest.

Laiwangi Wanggameti National Park is a conservation park which is set in 1998 and has a particularly high value diversity at an altitude of 800 meters above sea level. Region is an integral part of the surrounding environment and applying the principles of ecological sustainability, economic sustainability and social sustainability culture.

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Unique composition includes 60 percent are steppe and 40 percent are lowland rain forest and highland rainforest. Travelers can do bird watching in Praing Kareha village to watch purple-crested cockatoo and Sumba hornbill nesting in the trees.

Plant species are guava forest (Syzygium sp.), pulai (Alstonia scholaris), banyan (Ficus sp.), walnuts (Canarium oleosum), cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum), honggi (Myristica littoralis), suren (Toona sureni), taduk (Sterculia foetida), kesambi (Schleichera oleosa), hangkang (Palaquium obovatum) and others.

The park is the habitat of several wild animals are long-tailed macaques (Macaca fascicularis fascicularis), wild boar (Sus sp.), monitor lizard (Varanus salvator), Timor pythons (Phyton timorensis), jungle fowl (Gallus gallus) and others. More than 43 species of butterflies are halipron butterfly (Troides haliphron naias), Elimnias amoena, Sumalia chilo, Ideopsis oberthurii, Athyma karita and others.

Birds are walik rawamanu (Ptilinopus dohertyi), pigeon Sumba (Treron teysmannii) and many other bird species such as genak Sumba (Turnix everetti), cockatoos cempaka (Cacatua sulphurea citrinocristata), parrots (Lorius domicella), Sumba sweep (Ficedula harterti), orioles sungu Sumba (Coracina dohertyi), honey Sumba (Nectarinia buettikoferi) and others.

Laiwangi-Wanggameti also store variety of cultural relics. Region has many ancient graves carved with several features such as horses, buffalo, men and women. Ancient tombs and a symbol of social status of the families left behind to die, Sumba traditional houses and Marapu traditional burial ceremony.

Exotic Panorama like in the Nangga village, Wanggameti village, highlands Katikuwai and Peak Wanggameti. Ecosystems with steep hilly landscape and the valley is a unique natural scenery. Laputi lakes and waterfalls in Praingkareha, Waikanabu waterfalls in Waikanabu village and others.

Location: District Tabundung, Paberiwai and Pinu Pahar in Sumba Timur, Nusa Tenggara Timur.

Activity: Trekking, hiking, camping, hammocking. Explore the flora and fauna. Explore ethnography, archeology, architecture, culture and culinary. Seeing sunset and sunrise, hunting photography and videography, and others. Laiwangi Wanggameti National Park watching Purple-crested Cockatoo and megalithic tombs Marapu religion

Tinuku Travel Laiwangi Wanggameti National Park watching Purple-crested Cockatoo and megalithic tombs Marapu religion

Complementary facilities: Car parking, restrooms, restaurants, homestays and resorts.

Reach access: 100 km from Waingapu city (2 hours)

Routes and public transport: All flights to Umbu Mehang Kunda Airport in Waingapu or Tambolaka Airport in Tambolaka City. Then use the car to the Park in the village of Wanggameti, Tana Rara and Tabundung.

Official site:

Contact: Balai Taman Nasional Laiwangi Wanggameti
Jl. Adam Malik Km.5, Kel. Kambajawa, Waingapu, Nusa Tenggara Timur, phone: +6238761940

Advice: The best visiting season is March to June and October to December.

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