Toraja ADV inc. Makassar 6D/5N – NCT04C
Makassar – Arrival – City Tour
Upon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport in Makassar, meeting services. Makassar is the Capital City of South Sulawesi. After check in, we will take you on a short city tour, visiting Fort Rotterdam the old Dutch fortress and Paotere Anchorage the Makassarese and Bugisnese boat harbor. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Makassar – Toraja
We will take you out on the picturesque drive to Toraja with approx 8 hours driving along the Bugisnese villages with their typical houses. We will stop for a photo-taking during the trip. Lunch will be served in a seafood restaurant in Pare-Pare. In the afternoon stop on the Puncak Lakawan to enjoy the spectacular view. Arrive in Rantepao in late afternoon. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.
Toraja (Lemo, Kambira, Suaya, Londa, Kete Kesu)
After breakfast, a full day exploring Toraja. First you will visit Lemo to see rows of Tau Tau statues and the hanging graves. Then continue to discover the secrets of baby trees in Kambira. Onwards to Suaya to the graveyard of Kings of Sangalla lies on the hillsides, 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. Lunch in Rantepao. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight at Hotel.
Toraja (4-Wheel Drive & Rafting)
After breakfast, we will pick you up at 8:30am, follow by a drive with a 4-wheel vehicle up to the mountains, where you can see a magnificent views of Sa’dan. For two days you will do rafting through the mighty Sa’dan river the best Indonesia’s whitewater in a spectacular mountain environment. Overnight camping by the river in Toraja huts. Dinner will be served by the guides with an open campfire. Lunch and dinner includes.
Today, you will continue down river through the majestic ridges and mountains in the southern gorge. The swift rapids, lively wave trains, and the cool water splashes are the best way to travel through the grandeur of Sulawesi’s incredible geography. By afternoon, the take-out point is reached. After some cool refreshments, return to Rantepao (reunited with your luggage). Breakfast and lunch includes. Transfer to the Hotel for dinner and overnight.
Toraja (Makassar – Departure)
After breakfast, drive back to Makassar. Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant in Pare-Pare. Afterwards, transfer directly to Hasanuddin International Airport Makassar to catch your flight for the next destination.