Epicurean Excursion of Jailolo


Enjoy exotic culinary adventure and exquisite nature with sublime blue
ocean and pristine white sand beaches of Jailolo.

Located at the island of Halmahera, Jailolo can be reached by 40
minutes boat trip from Ternate. Known as the centre of the spices
producer, Jailolo was the hottest spot for spice traders since the
17th century. Today, Jailolo manage to keep its charms by maintaining
the spice production, pristine nature and the friendliest hospitality
that has been well known from centuries.

In this Jailolo Epicurean Excursion, culinary traveller (yes it’s
you), will experience 4 days of cultural and gustatory sensation led
by a gourmand and chefs. Your will visit farms and traditional
producers, trips to local market, have a cultural feast with local
tribes, take an unwind journey through mangrove forest, watch sunset
while having barbeque at secluded beach, have lunch on remote island,
and best of all, learning to prepare local dishes at home of the

Join Maharasa Indonesia at Jailolo Bay Festival and experience an Epicurean Excursion like you
never had before.


May 29th – June 1st, 2014
Package : IDR 4.850.000,- (IDR 4.500.000,- before end of April)

(meeting point : Ternate Airport, May 29th 2014, 06.00 – 09.00)


Thursday, 29th May 

06.00 – 09.00 Arrive in Ternate, you will be picked up at the Ternate airport and continue to Restaurant Kamis to have local breakfast.

09.30  Leaving to Jailolo (40 minutes boat trip)

10.30  Arrive in Jailolo and take bus to hotel

11.00  Check-in at De Hook hotel where you can rest after the late night flight

14.00  Having fun by joining the Cultural Carnaval Parade and than having lunch at the Culinary Festival Bazaar.

17.30  Gather at the meeting point to go to Taraudu Village for traditional feast.

18.00  Dinner at the oldest traditional house of Taraudu tribe with traditional procession.

21.00  Going back to hotel.


Friday, 30th May

08.00  Breakfast bokoboko, a traditional gluten-free bread made of cassava and sago flour.

09.00  Learn to prepare traditional Jailolo dishes with local chef at the warmth of her house. This cooking class will also be guided by Maharasa gourmand and chefs. Followed by lunch.

13.00  Leaving to Gamtala village to watch local people make Saloi, a traditional bag made of rattan weaving.

14.30  Arrive at the boat house and enjoy local snack of Pisang Mulu Bebe accompanied by local Pineapple Wine before the boat trip.

15.00  Begin the boat trip trough one of the thickest mangrove forrest in Indonesia.

16.00  Arrive at Marimbati beach

- Watching traditional attraction of local people catching clams

- Enjoying the sunset while having seafood barbecue with a just-picked coconut water.

18.00  Going back to boat house.

19.00  Horom Sasadu at Sasadu house of Gamtala village. Having a traditional feast with the leaders of local tribes and local goverment accompanied with traditional music and dances.

21.00  Going back to hotel.


Saturday,  31st May 

07.00  Breakfast at hotel.

07.30  Arrive at port for island hopping

10.00   Back to Jailolo

11.00  Going to see artisanal sago flour processing and traditional production of sago lempeng and bokoboko at the village of Idam Gamlamo.

12.00  Clean-up and rest at hotel

13.00  Lunch at Culinary Festival area

15.00  Sasadu on the Sea. Jailolo Bay Festival closing ceremony with more than 250 children dancing traditional cultural dance on the stage stand above the sea.

18.00  Dinner at Culinary Festival area

19.00  Back to hotel


 Sunday, 1st June

06.00 Check out time and breakfast at the hotel.

07.00 Leaving to Ternate with boat

For more information, please contact us at maharasaindonesia@gmail.com


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