Labuhan Burung Community Based Tourism

Mataram, IndonesiaPart of the Airbnb Adventures collection

Adventure hosted by Askar

3 days, Hosted in English
Committed to safety
This host has committed to Airbnb’s COVID-19 safety guidelines.
Up to 5 people
Light activity level
Includes low-intensity activities like sitting, standing, or walking. Learn more
Includes food, drinks and transport

What you'll do

THE PRICE IS PER PERSON AND MINIMUM OF 2 PARTICIPANT PER TRIP.

An initiative for a sustainable tourism which will empower our community to have an opportunity for an alternative income so they can improve their welfare.

The trip highlight will be : local lifestyle, the environment, culture , crystal beach, an experience to know more of the ocean life , youth empowerment and culinary .

We’ll boat through turquoise waters to Labuhan Burung village to share a meal and stay with a local family. Then we're off to Gili Keramat to search for clams, crab, and other seafood to help prepare a traditional dinner.

The next day, we'll head to a mangrove plantation where you can plant a tree and learn about sustainability before some relaxation on the beautiful sandbar Gusung Island.
THE PRICE IS PER PERSON AND MINIMUM OF 2 PARTICIPANT PER TRIP.

An initiative for a sustainable tourism which will empower our community to have an opportunity for an alternative income so they can improve their welfare.

The trip highlight will be : local lifestyle, the environment, culture , crystal beach, an experience to know more of the ocean life , youth empowerment and culinary .

We’ll boat through turquo…

What's included

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  • Accommodation
    2 nights in a house
  • Food
    2 breakfasts, 2 dinners, 2 lunches
  • Drinks
    Water
  • Transport
    2 ferry rides, 2 car rides, 2 boat rides

Your itinerary

  • Day 1

    Sumbawa Island ferry and village dinner
    Drive from Mataram to Lombok, then ferry to Sumbawa and stay at a coastal fishing village.
  • Day 2

    Catch and cook local seafood
    Boat to Gili Keramat Island, where you’ll catch seafood to be cooked by the village.
  • Day 3

    Mangrove plantation and Gusung Island
    Plant your own mangrove tree then head to the white-sand beaches of Gusung.

Meet your host, Askar

Host on Airbnb since 2013
  • 3 Reviews
  • Identity verified
I lived on this village before and I would like to introduce this new concept of tourism as a Rural Community Based Tourism. The traveler can have a real local life experience based on villager's daily activities.

I have been in the hospitality & travel industry since 1992 and my latest assignment in hotel was a General Manager in Bali in 2017.

It is time to give more attention to rural community to support improving their welfare. My education background is a Micro Master on " International Hospitality Management" from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University on November 2017 and I have taken a certificate program of " Global Hospitality Management " at Cornell University on March 2015.

Rural Community Based Tourism has been started since November 2017 and we have Labuhan Burung Village as our prototype village for the c
I lived on this village before and I would like to introduce this new concept of tourism as a Rural Community Based Tourism. The traveler can have a real local life experience based on villager's daily activities.

I have been in the hospitality & travel industry since 1992 and my latest assignment in hotel was a General Manager in Bali in 2017.

It is time to give more attention to rural community to support improving their welfare. My education background is a Micro Mast…
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Where you'll be

From Mataram city, we’ll journey 6 hours to Sumbawa Island. From there, we’ll take a 1-hour boat ride to Gili Keramat, and the last day we'll head to Gusung Island before dropping you at your hotel.

Rated 5.0 out of 5 from 3 reviews.

Jessica
February 2019
This was a truly amazing experience, extremely authentic, we were both made to feel very welcome like a part of the family. We got to meet many members of the local community as well as dining and living with different families. We got to experience the day to day life of the local people as well as explore the spectacular nature in the area. We had an overall amazing experience, ranging from a day spent on a private island where we caught our own food which we later cooked, unexpected snorkelling spots and a trip to a local market as well as so much more. It’s an experience that I would love to do again and would highly recommend to anyone seeking a genuine getaway.
Jillian
July 2018
This is a truly unique experience. Askar is a dedicated and extraordinary host who is passionate about the concept of community-based tourism. The people in the village were exceptionally welcoming and open to having visitors in their midst. My teenage daughter and I learned so much in the three days we spent in the village. The second day we were there was truly one of the most magical days we have ever experienced with travel to an uninhabited island where we searched for clams in the crystal clear water, ate amazing food cooked over the fire, and learned about ecological efforts in the area. it is important to note that this is not a luxury experience. This is true village living and you do as the villagers do including eating on the floor, using an Indonesia style bathroom facility, and getting muddy if the tide is low. You must be open-minded and willing to travel outside your comfort zone to enjoy this experience. If you are this type of travelers, then I know you will have a fantastic time!
Morelia
July 2018
This experience is highly recommended for people seeking an organic and ethical cultural immersion. Labuhan Burung is one of those places you never forget. In just a few days I fell in love with its people, culture and nature surrounding this beautiful village. For three days, I was a member of Daeng Aco’s and Daeng Rana’s family, a multigenerational host family that embraced me as their own. They taught me about family dynamics, ethnic and linguistic diversity and tolerance in the community as well as everyday activities for the people of Labuhan Burung. The strong familial ties were felt from the first greeting when everyone welcomed me to that last morning, when the neneks (grandmothers) dressed me with their traditional Sulawesi attire: this was a highlight for me as it symbolized acceptance and love on their behalf. Furthermore, the interaction with diverse languages and ethnic backgrounds was enriching and taught me about the acceptance and tolerance that exists in this village: there were times, when the people would be communicating in several languages at once! Lastly, the exploration and new experiences that took place were just phenomenal! From having lunch by untouched beaches, holding sea urchins in our hands, laughing with the youth as we walked along the beach, eating the most diverse and delicious home cooked Indonesian food, meeting other educators like myself and watching a beautiful sunset from a local sandbar! Every single experience was organic, “de la tierra,” from the womb. The village of Labuhan Burung is located in Sumbawa, a regency that is already off the beaten path and a paradise for those seeking unspoiled nature. While it does take time and effort to travel to Sumbawa, the collective behind “Labuhan Burung Rural Community Based Tourism” makes sure that every detail is taken care of so our experience is as smooth as possible: from the meeting points, drivers, ferry rides, food vendors, boat owners and homestay families. The design of this program is to have both the Labuhan Burung team as well as the travelers to have a positive interaction and experience from beginning to end. Special thanks to my now lifelong friends Daeng Askar, Daeng Buyung and Daeng Aco’s family for making this a memorable experience for me. I learned so much from each one of you. You made me feel at home and consequently, I learned how to love Labuhan Burung as my own Indonesian home. Terima kasih!

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Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Guest requirements

Up to 5 guests ages 10 and up can attend.

What to bring

camera and sun screen

camera, sun screen, t-shirt, hat