South & Central Sulawesi 14D/13N – NCT06DD
Makassar – Tanjung Bira
Upon arrival at Hasanuddin airport, we will take you out for a scenic drive to Tanjung Bira. On the way, you will visit Bissappu waterfall in Bantaeng. Lunch (excluded) en route. The Bugisnese 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)
Bira free program (B)
Free program and leisure at the beach. Overnight at hotel Bara Beach (Deluxe Bungalow)
Bira – Sengkang (B)
After breakfast, transfer to Sengkang. Located in the center of the Former Buginese Kingdom. In Watampone you will visit the museum of Andi Mapasissi to see his collection from the former Bugis Royalties. Lunch (excluded) en route. In the afternoon crossing the lake by motorized canoe and visiting the fisherman families who live on the floating villages. You may also have a chance to catch the beautiful sunset, over the Lake Tempe. Overnight at BBC Hotel Sengkang (Superior room)
NOTE: The water elevation in Lake Tempe will be low during the dry season. Not recommended to crossing the lake.
Sengkang – Toraja (B)
After breakfast, You will visit a traditional silk factory, where you can see the traditional spinning and weaving of silk material by Bugisnesse women. Transfer to Tana Toraja via Palopo a small Moslem harbor port. Lunch (excluded) en route. You will find the spectacular view during the trip to Toraja. In the afternoon arrival in Rantepao. Overnight at Hotel Torsina*(standard room) / Luta hotel***(Superior room)
Toraja : Lemo, Kambira, 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 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 (excluded) in Rantepao. Overnight at Hotel Torsina*(standard room) / Luta hotel***(Superior room)
Toraja : Batu Tumonga, Soft Trekking, Weaving Center (B)
After breakfast, we will bring you out for a full day trip to Batutumonga, enjoying superb views of Rantepao and the surrounding valleys. You will enjoy a walk along the rice fields where you can see the daily life of Torajan people. Lunch (excluded) in local restaurant in Rantepao. After lunch, visiting Pallawa, Sa’dan, known as the weaving center of Rantepao. Overnight at Hotel Torsina*(standard room) / Luta hotel***(Superior room)
Toraja – Pendolo (B)
After breakfast, depart for Pendolo. A drive along the Palmolive plantations. In the late afternoon will arrive in Pendolo, a small village located on the South shore of Lake Poso. Lake Poso is a deep fresh water lake with white sandy beaches. Rising to high, you will find densely forested mountain. This is one of the most beautiful and clearest lakes in the world. Overnight in the Hotel Mulia (Standard room) in Pendolo.
Pendolo – Tentena (B, D)
After breakfast, crossing the poso lake by motorized wooden boat. Visitng the villages around the lake. Arrive in the afternoon in Tentena. Overnight in Hotel Tandobone Tentena (Standard room).
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).
Tentena – Bomba (B, L, D)
Begin your first day of adventure by travelling with a Four Wheel drive (Jeep) ) through the rain forest up to the mountain to reach Bada Valley (±5hours). It is an adventurous road especially during rainy season. Lunch served en route. Arriving in Bomba Village, check-in into a simple Homestay. Afterwards, countinue with the jeep to visit the Megalith stones (Langkebulawa, Loga n Oba). Then proceed to observe the traditional proccess of Barkcloth making. Afterwards, back to the Homestay. Dinner and overnight in Homestay.
Bomba – Tentena (B, L)
Early in the morning after breakfast start your day tour. The jeep will bring you to the dropping point where you proceed by walking through the ricefield, savanah, and the local people’s plantation field to reach the Megalith sites (Maturu, Suso complex, Palindo). Continue to Kolori Village to visit the waterfall. Enjoy your lunch with the cooling breeze and fresh air nearby the waterfall. Afterwards, once more with the Jeep drive back to Tentena where your tour ended Overnight in Hotel Victoria Tentena (Standard room).
Tentena – Tanjung Karang / Donggala (B)
After breakfast, you will set off for Donggala. Lunch en route (excluded). Arrive in late afternoon in Tanjung Karang / Donggala, the Buginese city. Overnight at Prince John Hotel (Relax bungalow/bungalow cat 2)
Note : After drop to Donggala our car & guide will return to Makassar
Donggala free program (B, D)
Donggala free program (Leisure at the beach)
Overnight at Prince John Hotel (Relax bungalow/bungalow cat 2)
Donggala – Airport (B)
After breakfast, free program until transfer to airport. Flight to Manado via Makassar.