South Central Sulawesi 12D/11N – NCT05FF


Day 01
Airport Makassar – Bira (B)

Upon arrival at Hasanuddin airport Makassar, we will take you out for a scenic drive to Tanjung Bira. On the way, you will visit Bissappu Waterfall in Bantaeng. Lunch enroute (own expenses). The Buginese and Makassarese is the expert of wooden boat makers and a skilful Sailor in Indonesia. At Tana Beru you can see Traditional Perahu construction. Overnight at Bara Beach (Deluxe bungalow).

Day 02
Bira – Sengkang – Lake Tempe (B)

Picked up at Bira then transferred to Sengkang. Lunch en route (own expenses). In the afternoon cross Tempe Lake by using motorized Canoe, to catch the beautiful sunset over the Lake. Overnight at BBC Hotel (Superior room) in Sengkang.

NOTE: The water elevation in Lake Tempe will be low during the dry season. Not recommended to crossing the lake.

Day 03
Sengkang – Toraja (B)

After breakfast, cross the lake again to visit the fishermen families living on the floating villages. Afterward visiting the traditional Silk Factory where you can see the traditional spinning and weaving of silk material. After that, proceed to Tana Toraja via Palopo, passing through spectacular view along the road. Lunch en route (own expenses). In the late afternoon arrive in Rantepao. Overnight in Hotel Misiliana***(Deluxe room)

Day 04
Toraja : Lemo, Kote, Suaya, Londa, Kete Kesu (B)

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 Kote. Coffee/tea will be served at local people’s house. Onwards to Suaya visit the Graveyard of Kings of Sangalla lies on the hillsides, and than proceed to Londa to see ancient tombs in which the deceased was not buried, but placed among the rocks. Next spot is Kete Kesu, one of the oldest Toraja Village. At Kete Kesu you can see Tongkonan (the traditional ancestral house, or rumah adat of the Toraja people), and also the old traditional rice barns with colorful woodcarving. Overnight at Torsina*(standard room) / Luta hotel***(superior room) or Misiliana***(deluxe room)

Day 05
Toraja : Batu Tumonga, Soft Trekking, Weaving Center (B)

After breakfast, another full day exploring Toraja. We will drive you to Batutumonga best known for its spectacular view of rice terraces. If possible you can walk along the countryside to see the daily life of Toraja people. You can having lunch at the local restaurant (own expenses). In the afternoon, visiting Pallawa, Sa’dan, known as the weaving center of Rantepao, before heading back to the hotel.  Overnight at Torsina*(standard room) / Luta hotel***(superior room) or Misiliana***(deluxe room)

Day 06
Toraja cycling – Medium trip 45km (B, L)

After breakfast, you will be picked up and transfer to the Alang Alang Villa for biking through some village to see rice field and traditional house. Overnight at Torsina*(standard room) / Luta hotel***(superior room) or Misiliana***(deluxe room)

Day 07
Toraja – Pendolo (B)

After breakfast, depart for Pendolo to visit Lake Poso. The trip will passing through Palopo a moslem harbor town. Lake Poso is a deep fresh water lake with white sandy beach. Rising to high road, you will find densely forested mountain. Arrive in the afternoon at Pendolo. Overnight at simple hotel Mulia Lake ( Cottages ) in Pendolo

Day 08
Pendolo – Tentena (B)

After breakfast, crossing the Poso Lake by motorized wooden boat visitng the villages around the lake then proceed to Tentena. Arrive Tentena overnight in Simple hotel in Hotel Tandobone Tentena (Standard room)

Day 09
Tentena : Waterfall & Balinese Transmigration Village (B & D)

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 Hotel Tandobone Tentena (Standard room).

Day 10
Tentena – Tanjung Karang / Donggala (B & D)

After breakfast, you will set off for Donggala. Lunch en route (own expenses). Arrive in late afternoon in Tanjung Karang / Donggala, the Buginese city. Overnight at Prince John Hotel (Relax bungalow/bungalow cat 2)

Day 11
Donggala free program (B, D)

Donggala free program (Leisure at the beach)

Overnight at Prince John Hotel (Relax bungalow/bungalow cat 2)

Day 12
Donggala – Airport (B)

After breakfast, early morning transfer to airport Palu (drive around 60 minute) and take a flight to your next destination.