Sumba island covers an area of 11,150 square
km which is now populated by about 350,000
people. Generally the climate similar to
other part of Indonesia Nevertheless the
rainy season (December to March) is not
so heavy as most part of Indonesia.
The island of Sumba is well known of its sandlewood, horses, impressive megalithic tombs, typical hand woven textile ("ikat"), and still untouched beautiful beaches. Roads are quite good comparing to others island of NTT; most are scenic roads and the landscape are various so you are never bored travelling through them.
There are two enterance point to Sumba island: Waingapu in east Sumba ( airport & harbour ) and Tambolaka airport or Waikelo harbour in west Sumba