Tana Toraja Tour
From Makassar To Tana Toraja - 3 Nights
- Departing from:
- Tana Toraja
- 3 Nights
- Private tour with daily departures
- Tour Operator:
- Focus Asia
- Reference Code:
Price per person
● Meet the Toraja Tribe, isolated for centuries by the impervious nature of the region and by the lack of roads, the Toraja have kept their traditions intact.
● Learn about their elaborate funeral rites
● Seeing their incredible hanging effigies, carving, and traditional boat-shaped houses
DAY 1 ARRIVAL MAKASSAR – TORAJA
Upon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport Makassar, meet your tour guide. Afterwards we will take you out on the picturesque drive to Toraja with approx 8-9 hours driving past Buginese villages with their typical houses. We will stop for photo-taking during the trip. Lunch will be served in a seafood restaurant in Pare-Pare. In the afternoon stop on the Puncak Lakawan to enjoy the
spectacular view. Arrive in Rantepao in late afternoon. Dinner & overnight at Hotel.
(L, D) Overnight in TORAJA
DAY 2 TORAJA TOUR
After breakfast in your hotel, a full day exploring Tana Toraja. First you will visit Lemo to see rows of Tau Tau statues and the hanging graves. Later continue to discover the secrets of baby trees in Kambira. Onwards to Londa with its ancient tombs in which the deceased were not buried but placed among the rocks. Lunch break in a local restaurant in Rantepao then travel to Kete Kesu with a stop in Karuaya to enjoy the beautiful and typical Toraja panorama. From here we will continue with a short walk to Kete Kesu, one of the oldest Toraja villages. where you still find two rows of the original village houses, the traditional ancestral houses of the Toraja people, Tongkonan, as well as traditional rice barns with colourful woodcarvings. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
(B, L, D) Overnight in TORAJA
DAY 3 TORAJA TOUR – SOFT TREKKING
After breakfast in your hotel, we will take you to visit Timonbayo where you can enjoy the spectacular view of the megalith stones spread over the extensive rice fields. Then to a burial cave of Lokomata. From Lokomata, we continue our trip to Batutumonga where we will a have short trek to enjoy the beautiful panorama and experience a moment of the unique Torajan lifestyle. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Batutumonga. In the afternoon, we will visit Bori (the megalith) then to Pallawa & Sa’dan Tubaranna, local Torajan villages known as the weaving centre of Rantepao. Then back to the hotel for dinner & overnight
(B, L, D) Overnight in TORAJA
DAY 4 TORAJA – MAKASSAR – AIRPORT
After breakfast, we drive back to Makassar. Lunch will be served in a local restaurant in Pare-Pare. Afterwards transfer directly to Hasanuddin Airport to catch the flight for your next destination.
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All described sightseeing as in program above
Transportation in private air-conditioned vehicle
Accommodation in hotels with daily breakfast
English-speaking local guides
Admission fees to indicated sights
Meals mentioned in the itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
Domestic gov’t tax and service charge
International air tickets
Flights & visa fees
Travel Insurance in all kinds
Meals not mentioned in itinerary
Drinks during Meals
Tip, drinks, any personal expenses
Early check-in and late check-out