Toraja Trekking & Bugis: Sample Package Tour
TOUR CODE : IGA – 110
Toraja Trekking & Bugis Package Tour (9 Days / 8 Nights)
DAY 01 : MAKASSAR AIRPORT – PARE PARE- TORAJA (L.D)
Arrival at the Sultan Hasanuddin Airport of Makassar, meeting service then we will take an eight-hour drive up to Tana Toraja passing through Bugis villages with a few stop on the way including visiting the interior of the bugis houses which built on stilt. Lunch will be served at Kupa Beach Restaurant.
After lunch, proceed the driving to the mountain road with a refreshment stop at Bambapuang to see the erotic mountain of Buntu Kabobong and enjoy some local cakes with traditional coffee or tea. Late in the afternoon arriving in Toraja land, directly check-in at the hotel for your overnight stay and dinner.
DAY 02 : FULLDAY TORAJA TOUR (B.L.D)
Morning after breakfast, exploring Toraja: the Land Full of Surprises. First to Lemo, a cliffside burial site with effigies up on balconies. Then to Sangalla’ to see baby graves in a big tree. Visit Suaya, the royal burial site of Puang Sangalla’ where you can see all kinds of graves existing in Tana Toraja from the ancient to the present time. After lunch en route, visit the Ke’te’ kesu’ traditional village with rows of traditional tongkonan houses and granaries and hanging graves. Back to the hotel in the afternoon. Dinner and stay overnight at hotel.
DAY 03 : TORAJA TREKKING TOUR (B.L.D)
Morning after breakfast, We have another fullday exploring Tana Toraja; the Indonesia’s Mountain Eden. Visit Sadan village, the Toraja weaving center. Visit Pallawa, a spectacular traditional village with rows of tongkonan houses and traditional granaries. Then start trekking to Batutumonga via Sute village with its magnificent and fascinating mountain, rice terrace, coffee and cacao plantation, and green trees surrounding will give the trip more impressive one. By chance, you meet the local people doing their activities in traditional way. Afternoon arrive in Batutumonga, check-in Mentiro Tiku Homestay, dinner and overnight.
DAY 04 : TORAJA TREKKING TOUR (B.L.D)
After breakfast, trekking deep into the country’s side through the footpath, crossing the river through suspension bamboo bridge and walking passing through coffee and cacao plantation. Enroute you will find a very beautiful landscape, old traditional houses, and stone grave. Afternoon arrive in Limbung, diiner and overnight at simple villager traditional house (Tongkonan) in which you will experience the life of Toraja people.
DAY 05 : TORAJA TREKKING TOUR (B.L.D)
Breakfast at Pangala’ then proceed to Ma’dandan via Dende with a very beautiful sceneries of rice fields landscape. You will be picked up at Dende to continue by car to Rantepao. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
Note : A traditional funeral ceremony which can be reached by foot will be included within two days Toraja tour. A typical torajan local fruits & live stuff market can also be visited during your two days tour in Toraja Land.
DAY 06 : TORAJA – SENGKANG – LAKE “TEMPE” (B.L.D)
Morning after breakfast, take a four-hour drive to the silk city of Sengkang. Stop by Bambapuang for a refreshment to see the erotic mountain of Buntu Kabobong once again. Early afternoon, check-in at the hotel. After lunch, enjoy boat ride on the lake Tempe to the floating villages. Witness the the locals doing their daily activities on the lake. Evening, enjoy dinner in a traditional-bugis-nobel style where we are served by boys and girls in traditional dresses.
DAY 07 : SENGKANG – BIRA (WHITE SANDY BEACH) (B.L.D)
Morning after breakfast. Proceed to Bira with some pictureque-stops on the way and main stop is lunch enroute. After passing through some typical villages of bugis-makassar. You will be arriving at the edge of south sulawesi island which is very famous for the local people who build the traditional wooden-sailing-boats at Tana Beru. Afternoon arrive at Tanjung Bira and Check-in directly at the hotel. free at leisure while witnessing the beautiful sunset from the Bira beach. Dinner and stay overnight at hotel.
DAY 08 : BIRA AT LEISURE (B.L.D)
Morning after breakfast, drive back to Makassar with a stop at Tana Beru boat-building center to watch the boat masters building huge traditional Pinisi boats in traditional way. After lunch enroute, we proceed to Makassar city. Evening, enjoy seafood dinner at the famous sea-food restaurant in Makassar city. Stay overnight at hotel.
DAY 09: MAKASSAR – AIRPORT – OUT (B)
After breakfast at hotel. A short city tour in Makassar city , visiting the sea-shell collection & orchid garden, fortress, sailing harbour and lunch at sea-food restaurant. On time transfer to Airport for your next destination (noon flight).
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