Tana Toraja, South Sulawesi, Indonesia
Makassar is the capital of the province of South Sulawesi in Indonesia.
4 days 3 nights
Max Unlimited people
Day 1: Makassar / Airport – Pare Pare – Tana Toraja (serving Dinner)
Morning arrival at Airport, meeting service by the guide and direct transfer to the land of the Heavenly Kings, Tana Toraja. The road to Pare-Pare will pass through Bugis villages with typical houses built on stilts and vast rice field along the way. After having lunch, the road gradually ascending and winding through rolling hills and mountain valleys offer superb views until you arrive at Tana Toraja. Lunch on the trip then dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Full-day Toraja Excursion (serving Breakfast & Dinner)
After enjoying breakfast, a full day excursion will be exploring highlights of the region. Visit the cliff graves at Lemo where the burial chambers are cut out of the rock and several balconies are filled with “tau-tau”, effigies of the dead. The ancient cave graves at Londa; burying many members of the local nobility. Young village guides with kerosene lamps can be hired to enter the caves to see skeletons and old coffins. Ke’te Kesu which is a traditional village famous for its wood carving and paintings and the market of Rantepao with arrays of handicraft and souvenir shops is always an interesting place to visit. Lunch at a local restaurant. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Toraja Excursion and Nature Walk (serving Breakfast & Dinner)
After breakfast, drive to Pallawa an excellent village to see beautiful “Tongkonan” or Toraja house. Afterwards, drive up to Batutumonga. At an altitude of 1300 meters, it offers superb views over Rantepao and the surrounding valleys. After light lunch, you will start the nature walk. This two to three hours walking experience will explore the seldom-visited tourist path through small village compounds, with plantations of coffee, vanilla, cloves, bamboo trees, and walk through the rice field. It is truly a beautiful descent to Tikala where the car is awaiting to transport you back to the hotel. Lunch at a local restaurant. Dinner and overnight hotel.
Day 4: Tana Toraja – Makassar / Airport (serving Breakfast)
After breakfast, transfer to Makassar Airport with a stop to admire the magnificent view of Bambapuang. Lunch will be provided at Pare-Pare then direct transfer to Airport for your afternoon flight to next destination.