Persaudaraan Hill in East Sumba Regency, East Nusa Tenggara Province
Those who love adventure and outdoor activities should not overlook a nice tourist site like Persaudaraan Hill located in East Nusa Tenggara Province of Indonesia. Well, to be exact, it resides in Mauliru Village and belongs to Kambera Sub-District. As for the information, in terms of region, the hill belongs to East Sumba Regency. “Persaudaraan” means a brotherhood actually. No further information is available regarding the history of the name, though. One thing that tourists may notice is that the hill offers an amazing scenery and good route for trekking. It also becomes the best place to enjoy relaxation during holidays!
The most impressive feature of Persaudaraan Hill is none other than the stunning landscape. The scenery looks amazing up there, without a doubt. Once reaching the top of the hill, tourists may see the views of local farms and hills. Even Waingapu City can be seen clearly from that spot! Not to famous tourists can see soothing green savanna and majestic Kambaniru River from where they stand. What is more? Another interesting view is the presence of a group of livestock including goats, buffalos, Ongole cattle, and horses are seen afar. Plus, the breeze feels so warm and refreshing up there!
Exploring Persaudaraan Hill
People have different reasons for visiting Persaudaraan Hill, for sure. Still, the most common one is to enjoy trekking or hiking. Have no worries. The route to get to the top of the hill is considered easy, so everyone is able to enjoy the activity regardless of their experience. There is no need to hire a tour guide, as well, in fact. Here is the best thing. Tourists don’t need to spend much time to get to the top of the hill, as the trekking route is considered short (especially from the parking area or checkpoint).
Trekking to the top of Persaudaraan Mau-Mau Hill is one thing, but sightseeing becomes another great thing to do once arriving at the top of the hill. The vast local farms and other nearby hills can be seen clearly up there. Plus, the breezy wind makes it more comfortable to enjoy sightseeing. Here is the tip. Visitors should never forget to carry a camera when heading to the location. They won’t miss the chance to capture beautiful pictures of such panorama, no?
Another important consideration for those who come to Persaudaraan Hill in Indonesia is related to the time of visit. According to the locals, most tourists visit the hill at dusk or during the sunset. Not only the site becomes more comfortable, but it also features a beautiful sunset for tourists to enjoy. Somehow, it gives a romantic nuance to the site which is suitable to spend a good time with a lover!
- Manubara Bridge
- Batu Payung View
How to Get There
For those coming from Kupang City, they may take an airplane from El-Tari International Airport to Umbu Mehang Kunda Airport of Waingapu City. This Indonesia’s flight takes only about 30 minutes, have no worries. Once arriving at Waingapu, it is time to take a local transportation service and head to Persaudraan Hill right away. The distance is only 550 meters, so it takes less than 10 minutes to get there. One thing, everyone should use the prime route which is Adi Sucipto Street for a more comfortable and faster trip.
Where to Stay
- acca Residence
- Tanto Hotel
- Kaliuda Hotel