Immerse yourself in the timeless rituals of the small islands of Indonesia which connect ancient traditions with modern, in this cultural adventure into Timor and the Lesser Sunda Islands. Over 10-nights, share the freedom of a small ship expedition through these exotic island realms with like-minded travellers onboard Coral Adventurer.
Our expedition explores the island realms of the ancient East Indies including timeless rituals, historic beliefs, myths and legends passed down through generations. Listen to the harp-like sounds of the West Timorese Sasando, be immersed in the blessing ceremonies of fishermen at Lamalera and visit the iconic homes of Ratengaro villagers on Sumba Island who worship sacred relics stored beneath towering thatched roofs. At Kelimutu National Park gaze over the dazzling colours of the crater lakes and witness the Lego Lego dancers at Alor Island. Admire the intricate patterns of textiles woven on ancient looms and the ceremonies of the diverse peoples you encounter on your voyage.
Along the way relax on the white-sand beaches and snorkel over vibrant coral gardens of this rarely explored archipelago.