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DAY 1: Makassar-Rantepao/Toraja

  • Taking flight from Denpasar, Bali. Arrived at 08.15 a.m
  • A warm welcome from our guide in the Airport.
  • Depart to the southern part of Sulawesi. A fertile, luxurious and mountainous region, where we can find caves, waterfalls, and large lakes.
  • Stop by a Bugis village and see the fabrication of the famous Bugis ship.
  • Continue to Pare-Pare
  • Lunch (by you) at a restaurant at the seaside
  • Continue to Rantepao
  • Check-in hotel
  • Free program in the afternoon or you can see the funeral ceremony (if possible).

Note : if a funeral is being held during your trip to Toraja, your guide will be glad to take you to see it, and you will be welcomed by the family in lost. But it is to be remembered that the ceremony is authentic and not organized for tourist.

Overnight at Torsina Lodge Rantepao

DAY 2: Toraja

  • Breakfast at Hotel
  • Depart at 8 am to visit Toraja.
  • During the day you will discover the fascinating region of Toraja. The tour is organized by local guide for the ceremonial event in which we help you participate. Toraja people live in a house in shape of a ship devoted to the water buffalo. The only animal capable of transporting the spirit of the deceased and guide them to their ancestor. The funeral ceremony is held for days and is a big event for Torajan. They put the body of the dead in the cliff instead of buried or burn it.
  • After, you will visit the cliff LEMO with the effigy of the mort (TAU TAU), cave Londa, the royal cemetery of Suaya, a walk to Tampangg’alo, another interesting site in Toraja.
  • Go back to Hotel

Overnight at  Torsina Lodge Rantepao

DAY 3: Rantepao/Toraja

  • A visite to Sa’dan village after breakfast where we can see the traditional cloth of Sulawesi
  • And then continue to Lempod village to discover the most beautiful terraced rice filed typical of Indonesia. Take a walk through an authentic village, rice field, and bamboo forest.
  • Lunch at Mentirotiku with a magnificent view of valley of the rice field.
  • Go down until Tikala for about 1.30 hours.

You might meet the children going back from school, the villager, the knife artisan, etc

Overnight at Torsina Lodge Rantepao

DAY 4: Toraja

  • Visiting the colored market of Makale or Rantepao.
  • Continue visiting the Ketekesu and Palawa village with the traditional houses called Tongkonan.
  • In the afternoon the trip continues to Bori, the place where you can find the traditional Menhir called Rante and the Bebedans graveyard, a trunk of an alive tree, walking through village with the panorama of the rice field, walking around Tallunglipu village to discover the activity of the villagers.

Dinner and Overnight at Parinding village in Tongkonan (the traditional house)

DAY 5: Rantepao-Makassar-Denpasar/Return Flight

  • Depart in the early morning to Pare-pare through a superb mountainous route.
  • Stop by to taste the famous Toraja Coffee.
  • Lunch (by you) in a local restaurant with a view of the bay.
  • Flight Makassar-Denpasar/Return Flight

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INCLUSION :

  • Guide
  • Accomodation
  • Transportation
  • Entrance fee

EXCLUSION :

  • Flight Ticket
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Assurance
  • Airport Tax
  • Personal Expense
  • Tips