The Toraja Land
The trip into Toraja Land – its a great Experience. Sulawesi island contains a great variety of exotic people, culture and natural wonders. It is another unspoiled paradise. A journey into the strange world of mysterious Toraja people is truly a rare adventure, made especiall are by their haunting tombs - holes carved out of sheer rock faces guarded by wooden effigies known as “ Tau tau” that stare out across the jungle. Toraja Land, is known for its unique culture and ancient traditions. The center of tourism is Rantepao, 328 km from Makassar by road (about 8 hours). The Toraja has preserved part of theirs culture until this days, the traditional houses or Tongkonan are of exceptional beauty, they are raised on piles and topped with massive roof.
TORAJA TOUR - 04 Days / 03 Nights with including One Day White Water Rafting
DAY 01: ARRIVAL IN MAKASSAR / DRIVE TO TANA TORAJA
Upon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport Makassar, meeting service. Afterwards, take approx. 8 hours drive to Tana Toraja passing through the Buginese villages with their typical wooden houses. Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant in Pare-Pare. In the afternoon stop on the Lakawan hill for having coffee break while enjoy the wonderful view of the erotic mountain. In the afternoon arrive in Rantepao. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 02: TANA TORAJA TOUR
After breakfast, we will take you on a full day Tana Toraja tour. In the morning we drive to Batutumonga highland, where we can enjoy the spectacular views of blue mountains, green rice terraces & other unique sites around the spot. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Rantepao. In the afternoon, we visit Lemo where we can find hanging graves with its rows of Tau-Tau effigies. On to Londa, a natural grave where the deceased are entombed. Kete Kesu is a traditional Torajan village where we can see the Tongkonan houses and the rice barns. Than back to hotel for overnight.
DAY 03: WHITE WATER RAFTING AT MAULU RIVER
After breakfast, you will be picked up at the hotel by jeep auto car. Than we take you to Maulu river to have a fun one day white water rafting. Lunch will be served on the spot. In the afternoon back to the hotel for overnight.
DAY 04: DRIVE BACK TO MAKASSAR / TRANSFER OUT
After breakfast, drive back to Makassar. Lunch will be served at seafood restaurant in Pare-Pare. In the afternoon arrive in Makassar. Onwards, transfer directly to Hasanuddin Airport Makassar to catch your flight for your next destination. End of tour.
The package / inclusive of:
overnight accommodation in twin share room, breakfast daily, transport in airconditioned minibus + fuel, one day white water rafting in maulu river, the guide & driver, their meals and overnight accommodation costs, entrance fee for tourists object
What not include:
Meals, Lunch, Dinner & Beverages (Alcoholic, Soft drink, Mini bar at hotel), Optional Tours & Services are not mentioned on the itinerary, Private expenses (Laundry, Phone call etc), Tips for guide and driver
All itineraries are subject to change without prior notice.