Trans Sulawesi 15D/14N – NCT07C
Day 01 Upon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport in Makassar, meeting services. Afterwards, transfer directly to the hotel. In the afternoon we will take you for a short city tour, visiting Fort Rotterdam, Paotere Harbor and Losari Beach for enjoy the sunset. Return to the hotel for overnight.
Day 02 After breakfast, we will take you out on a picturesque drive to Bira. On the way you will visit Tana Beru, a popular place in Indonesia where the Bugisnese and Makassarese is the expert of wooden boat makers. overnight at Anda Bungalow in Bira.
Day 03 After breakfast you will be transferred to SengkangIn the afternoon we will cross the Lake Tempe by motorized Canoe to catch the beautiful view of the sunset over the Lake. overnight at BBC Hotel in Sengkang.
NOTE: The water elevation in Lake Tempe will be low during the dry season. Not recommended to crossing the lake.
Day 04 After breakfast, You will also visit a traditional silk factory, where you can see the traditional spinning and weaving of silk material by Buginese women. Lunch en route. Arrive in the afternoon in Rantepao. Dinner and overnight in Luta Hotel Toraja.
Day 05 After breakfast, a full day exploring Toraja. First you will visit Lemo to see rows of Tau Tau statues and the hanging graves. Onwards to Suaya to discover the secrets of baby trees, and then proceed to Londa to see ancient tombs in which the deceased was not buried, but placed among the rocks. At Kete Kesu one of the oldest Torajan villages you can see Tongkonan (the traditional ancestral house, or rumah adat of the Torajan people), and also the old traditional rice barns with colorful woodcarving. overnight at Luta Hotel Toraja.
Day 06 After breakfast, you will visit Pallawa and Sa’dan (known as the weaving center), Marante and Nanggala, a traditional Toraja village (known for its large Tongkonan with 16 rice-barns). Return to the hotel in the afternoon. Overnight at Luta hotel Toraja.
Day 07 After breakfast, another full day exploring Toraja. We will drive you to Batu Tumonga best known for its spectacular view of rice terraces. If possible you can walk along the countryside to see the daily life of Torajan people. In the afternoon continue the trip to Palopo passing through the beautiful mountain view. Arrive in the late afternoon at Palopo. overnight at Platinum Hotel Palopo.
Day 08 After breakfast, depart for Tentena to visit Lake Poso. Lake Poso is a deep fresh water lake with white sandy beaches. Rising to high, you will find densely forested mountain.. Arrive in the afternoon in Tentena. overnight in Dolidi Hotel Tentena.
Day 09 After breakfast, start the tour exploring Tentena. You will visit a waterfall with twelve steps known as Wera Saluopa in Tonusu and take a walk through a Balinesse transmigration village. overnight in Dolidi Hotel Tentena.
Day 10 After breakfast, you will set off for Parigi. Arrive in the afternoon in Parigi a small coastal district where you can swim or snorkeling in front of the hotel. overnight in simple accommodation in Parigi (Grand Mitra Hotel).
Note : Sulewana waterfall are change to hydraulic power and not permit to enter and Pamona cave are too many mosquito and not interesting anymore
Day 11 After breakfast, you will set off for a picturesque drive to Marisa along the coast of Tomini bay and crossing the equator. Arrive in afternoon in Marisa. stay overnight at the Alfa hotel in Marisa.
Day 12 After breakfast, the trip will be continued to Gorontalo. Stopping at several places along the road. Arriving hotel in the afternoon. Gorontalo is a surprising city where the Dutch architecture is still there as evidence. overnight at Quality hotel in Gorontalo.
Day 13 After breakfast, we set you out towards Tomohon; a mountainous place and known as the town of Flowers, which is located between two active volcanoes. You will pass picturesque village, white sandy beaches and clove plantation. Arrive in the afternoon in Tomohon. Dinner and overnight at Gardenia Hotel Tomohon.
Day 14 After Breakfast, we will take you to explore Tomohon by visiting the local market where you can buy many kind of animals such as Dogs, Snakes, Bats, etc. Visiting Waruga, the Old Cemetries of Minahasan Tribe and you also can see the Japanese Caves, built during the second world war. Lunch will be served at restaurant nearby Tondano Lake. Then Transfer directly to Hotel Manado Tately Beach Resort (Formerly Sedona).
End of services.
NOTE: Driver and Guide will back to Makassar.
Day 15 After breakfast, you will be transferred to Manado airport to catch the flight for your next destination