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National Park-Land Manupeu Daru

National Park-Land Manupeu Daru is representative of spring forest-lowland bullets left in Sumba. Most of the forest area in the of steep

Air Terjun Matayangu

cliffs, which emerged from the sea surface to a height of 600 meters.

National Park- have high-value species diversity that is around 118 species of plants including suren (Toona sureni), taduk (Sterculia foetida), kesambi (Schleichera oleosa), Pulai (Alstonia scholaris), acid (Tamarindus indica), walnut (Aleurites moluccana), forest jambu (Syzygium sp.), mountain pine (Casuarina sp.), and lantana (Lantana camara).

Creatures that exist in this park as many as 87 bird species including 7 species of cockatoo endemic to the island of Sumba chrysolite (Cacatua sulphurea citrinocristata), looming Sumba (Rhyticeros everetti), Sumba pigeon (Treron teysmannii), sweep Sumba (Ficedula harterti), orioles- sungu Sumba (Coracina dohertyi), and honey Sumba (Nectarinia buettikoferi). Bird and parrot looming sumba chrysolite is the most rare birds and endangered species, especially on the island of Sumba.

National Park Manupeu Daru-Land has 57 species of butterflies including seven endemic to the island of Sumba is Papilio neumoegenii, Ideopsis oberthurii, Delias fasciata, Junonia adulatrix, Athyma karita, Sumalia Chilo, and Elimnia amoena.

Manupeu-Tanah Daru recently designated as a National Park, so the facility for visitors is still very limited. The facilities available in the form of homestay is run by people around the park.

Waterfall Matayangu

Most of the tourists who come to this national park is generally associated with leisure travel remains of cultural tourism on the island of Sumba.

Locations of interest to visit:
Matayangu and Lapopu. The waterfall is located in the Village and Village Waimanu Katikutana.

Some cultural attractions on the island of Sumba, among others:
Waikabubak adjacent to the National Park Manupeu-Tanah Daru found many ancient tombs carved. Ancient tombs is a symbol of social status and public health (overdo Tana, Watu Karagata and Bulu Peka Mila).
Pasola, is the attraction of the ritual is very interesting and exciting, because it seems some people mount a horse who decorated the colorful, attack each other to knock each other with wooden spears. Attractions was held in February in Lamboya and Kodi, in March in Gaura and Wanukaka.

The best visiting season: March to June and October to December each year.

How to reach locations: Kupang-Waingapu to use the aircraft for about an hour, then from Waingapu-Lewa-Waikabubak by road with four-wheel drive for about two hours, which continued into the Park (Langgaliru Village, Village and Village Watumbelar Katiku Loku .)

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