SUMATRA COW RACE ( PACU JAWI )
• An authentic photographic travel
• Cultural travel experience
• Human interest photography
• Nature and local living
• Be inspired, Learn and Go local
What is the trip about
A unique and exclusive trip Sumatra Cow race is the famous tourist attraction in Western Sumatra, a traditional sport of Minangkabau people since 400 years ago as a celebration for the end of the rice harvest. For travellers who want an enhancing life experience and deep dive to the local culture and meet the amazing people with our program creatively design to make sure our customer will immerse in this cultural experience. The uniqueness of Pacu Jawi was the race is done by releasing only one pair of the cow with the jockey, and the jockey stands on a plough right in the middle of two cows by holding cow's tail as a controller, when the jockey needs more speed they must bite cows tail. This travel photography experience will give you a chance to discover the uniqueness of local culture and shoot amazing people.
Travel theme : Photograpghy, Culture,
Adventure route : Minangkabau land, West
Itinerary Focus : Photography, Human
Day 1 : On arrival in Minangkabau international airport
Arrival at Minangkabau intl’ Airport meet and greet service by guide and transfer to Bukittingi, Check in at Ecolodge in Bukittingi.
Day 2 : Bukittinggi – Tanah Datar, ( Pacu jawi spot )
At 07:00 am breakfast in your hotel, start our journey to Pacu jawi area in Tanah datar Regency, arrival in Tabek Patah village enjoy photosession local coffe industry, after finish coffe photosession continue our trip to pacu jawi location. Arrival at the location scouting the perfect spot to shoot pacu jawi, then procced pacu jawi photosessions. 16:00 pm journey back to Bukittinggi, arrival in Bukittinggi and transfer to your hotel.
Day 3 : Bukittingi – Maninjau village and back to Padang city
At 08:30 am pick up from your hotel, at this day our journey will start from Bukittingi to maninjau village and have a stop at Lawang village to see how procces local sugar cane (“photo activitiy”), after photo activity we will continue our trip to Maninjau traditional Minangkabau village. On the way back to Padang city we will visiting Pandai sikek village and visiting home industry traditional had-woven fabric and photosession activity ( lunch at local restaurant on way back to Padang ) Continue our journey to padang via Anai valley approximately ( 4h ) arrival in Padang, arrival in Padang check in to your hotel. TOUR END