Sulawesi- Classical Toraja



Private Tour - 5 days / 4 nights
Day 1: MAKASSAR – Pare-Pare - TORAJA

On arrival at Hasanudin airport in Makassar, meet and welcome by our representative and immediate departure to Toraja. The scenic drive northwards follows the west coast towards the port town of Pare-Pare (about 155 km), passing through fishing villages and also stopping to visit some of the traditional houses of the local Bugis people. In Pare-Pare we stop for lunch at a seafood restaurant, and then the route turns inland and up through the mountains. After passing through Enrekang city with the Sadang river, as well as stopping for coffee/refreshments at Puncak Lakawang, overlooking a spectacular panoramic landscape, we arrive in Toraja around late afternoon / early evening. Check in at the hotel and overnight. (L) Accommodation at Toraja Heritage Hotel

DAY 2: TORAJA

After breakfast at the hotel, a full-day excursion around the Toraja highlands. Visit Londa, where you can explore the ancient ceremonial burial caves; Lemo, to see the cliff displaying ancestral sculptures and the hanging graves; and the traditional Torajan village of Kete-Kesu, famous for its woodcarving. Lunch is provided in Rantepao, the capital of the North Toraja Regency and the centre of Toraja culture. Return to the hotel and overnight. (B, L)
Accommodation at Toraja Heritage Hotel


Day 3: TORAJA

Another full day exploring Toraja. Today’s tour includes visits to the traditional Torajan villages of Pallawa, Marante and Nanggala, known for their large ‘Tongkonan’ houses, rice barns and granaries; Sa’dan, a village famous for its weaving; Batutumonga, with its beautiful panorama on the hill. Lunch is served at a local restaurant. Overnight at the hotel. (B, L)
Accommodation at Toraja Heritage Hotel


Day 4: TORAJA - MAKASSAR

After breakfast at the hotel, transfer directly to Makassar via Pare-Pare, where we once again stop for lunch, as well as at other towns for rest and refreshment en route. In the afternoon, arrive at the hotel in Makassar, for check-in and overnight. (B, L) Accommodation at Singgasana Hotel

Day 5: MAKASSAR - DEPARTURE
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed directly to the airport for your onward flight. (B)
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Includes:
1. Tour & transfers as detailed in the itinerary, in private air-conditioned vehicle
2. Accommodation at the above mentioned selected hotels, including daily breakfast
3. English speaking guide
4. Lunches as specified in the itinerary
5. Water/refreshments
6. Entrance fee at venues visited
7. Airport greeting and luggage handling
8. Government tax and service charges

Excludes:
1. Domestic/international airfares and airport tax
2. Extra meals; alcoholic and soft drinks
3. Tipping, gratuities, and other personal expenses

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