Ketapang village is located on the eastern coast of Lombok. The village has around 880 households. Most of the population works as fishermen and only a few villagers work as salt farmers. Some families still live in stilt houses. In this village we offer travelers the unique opportunity to experience a local life of the villagers, see the best of Lombok and learn the traditional fishing techniques by participating in the everyday working life of a family. You may also join the salt farmers and learn salt making for half days.
This very carefully drafted 3 days activity : one day for fishing and another half day for making fine salt. The time is divided into day-wise plan as follows:
Pick-up at the Airport. Transfer to the village and welcome by local family. Walk around the village to observe customs and life in general in the village. We will also visit the neighbouring village. After dinner the guide will brief you about the program during your stay.
Go fishing with your host family at 4 am. Return at 2 pm and take rest. In the evening, share information with the local community in a mutual learning program. Participate in food preparation and observe local traditions.
After breakfast learn to make fine salt. The class starts at 8 am and finish at 12.00 at noon. Return to the family, have luch and prepare for check out, drop off to the Airport.
During free hours at night, you may walk around the village, observe traditions and culture, interact with villagers and understand their way of life.
The accommodation you will stay is basic with a squad toilet.
WHAT THE RATE INCLUDES
- Pickup from and drop to airport
- Accommodation in communities house
- All meals
- Snacks and drink
- Local guide
- Farming activities