Melolo Village is a small village and but it is also an area 65km south of Waingapu which offers the finest Ikat in all of Sumba. you can easily fill a whole day of watching all the things in this area. If you ride from Waingapu to Melolo it will be a more comfortable ride than usual because the road is paved all the way. Because of the relaxing ride you can enjoy the collection of the roadside lakes and the sandy marshes which also serve as a great bird watching spot for the bird lover. Most of the areas in East-Sumba a very dry but if you go a little bit more to the south you will find a scenic rice field edged with coconut palms.