South Sulawesi Roundtrip

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Discover a dizzying blend of mountains carved with rice paddies, outlandish funeral ceremonies, and some of the most fantastical traditional architecture in Asia. Visit lake Tempe floating village, shallow, freshwater wetland teeming with a wonderful array of water birds, fish, pretty reed beds and flowering lilies. Explore Toraja hidden villages and gain a better understanding of their culture.

From GBP £ 1,012

Tour Details

Specification: South Sulawesi Roundtrip

Duration

7 Days

Departure

Daily Departure

Group Size

Private Tour

Tour Type

Private Journey

Breakfast

Daily Breakfast

Meals

6 Dinners, 6 Lunches

Hotel

3 – 4 Star Hotels

Price

Per Person in Double Room

Upon arrival in Makassar airport, meeting services with the guide and driver. Afterwards we will take you out for a scenic drive to Tanjung Bira around 5-6 hours. On the way, you will visit Bissappu waterfall in Bantaeng. Lunch en route. The Bugisnese and Makassarese is the expert of wooden boat makers and a skillful Sailor in Indonesia. At Tana Beru you can see Traditional Perahu construction. Dinner & overnight at hotel.

After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to Sengkang via Watampone. Located in the center of the Former Buginese Kingdom. Lunch en route. Arrival in the afternoon in Sengkang and we will take you across the lake by motorized canoe and visit the fishermen families living on the floating villages and enjoy the sunset. Dinner & overnight at hotel NOTE: The water elevation in Lake Tempe will be low during the dry season. Not recommended to cross the lake.
After breakfast at your hotel, visiting the traditional silk factory, where you can see the traditional spinning and weaving of silk material by Buginese women and take time to go to hill, where you can see Sengkang city from the top. Afterwards transfer Toraja via Siwa and Palopo, passing through spectacular view along the road to Toraja. Lunch en route. In the afternoon arrive in Rantepao. Dinner at a local restaurant and overnight in Hotel.
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 was not buried but placed among the rocks. Lunch break in a local restaurant in Rantepao. Onwards 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. Here 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 colorful wood carvings. Dinner & overnight at hotel.
After breakfast in your hotel, we will bring you to visit Timonbayo where we 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 have short trekking, enjoy the beautiful panorama and experience a moment of the unique Torajan life style. 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 center of Rantepao. Then back to the hotel for dinner & overnight.

After breakfast in your hotel, check-out. Transfer back to Makassar. A coffee-break at Puncak Lakawan to enjoy the spectacular view. Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant in Pare-Pare. Afterwards transfer directly to your hotel in the town of Makassar. Dinner & overnight at hotel.

After breakfast in your hotel, check out. A city tour Makassar by visiting Anjungan Losari Beach, new icon of Makassar, featuring the 4 ethnics in South Sulawesi. Afterwards visit Fort Rotterdam, which also houses the Lagaligo Museum. This museum consists of two buildings.One housing ethnology and the others is history continue to visit Paotere traditional harbor where you can see the Phinisi boat. Lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch, transfer direct to airport to catch the flight to the next destination.

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