Note : this tour package is combination between South & Central Sulawesi with different atmosphere and customs, where you can explore the culture and nature of Tana Toraja, the mysterious of crystal Lake Poso, one of the clearest lake in Indonesia and have a fun snorkeling, swimming, diving or take relax in peace and silence in white sandy beach of PRINCE JOHN DIVE RESORT.
Day 01. ARRIVAL IN MAKASSAR / DRIVE TO TANA TORAJA (L,D)
According to your schedule of arrival by GA 620 Eta. 10h10 ex. Denpasar, you will meet our Tour Guide at Hasanuddin Airport Makassar. Then take approx. 8 hours scenic drive to Tana Toraja with many photo-stops en route, passing through the Buginese villages with their typical wooden houses. Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant in Pare-Pare. In the afternoon stop on the Puncak Lakawan for having coffee break while enjoy the wonderful view of Mount Buttukabobong. In the afternoon arrive in Rantepao. Dinner and stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 02. FULL DAY TANA TORAJA TOUR (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we will visit the stone hanging grave of Lemo with its Tau-Tau effigies. Then to Kambira where we can find the peculiar baby graves in the trees. Onwards we will explore the architecture of Tongkonan houses in Ketekesu village and Londa, which is a natural grave with entombed deceased. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Rantepao. In the afternoon, we visit Nanggala and Siguntuk, local Torajan villages famous for their old Tongkonan houses and rice barns. Then back to the Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03. FULL DAY TANA TORAJA TOUR (B,L,D)
In the morning we will visit Tinombayo 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 a 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 Pallawa & Sa’dan, local Torajan villages famous for their wood carving. Then back to the Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 04. TORAJA – PENDOLO (B,L,D)
After breakfast, drive to Pendolo via Palopo. The road between Tana Toraja to Palopo offers us many spectacular views. Lunch en route. In the afternoon, arrive in Pendolo a small town, located on the south shore of Lake Poso. Dinner and stay overnight at Hotel Mulia Lake Poso – simple accommodation.
Day 05. PENDOLO – BANCEA – TENTENA (B,L,D)
By motorized boat, we cruising along to Bancea to visit the natural black orchid forest. And then proceed to Tentena for Lunch. After lunch drive to Siurri for your accommodation at Siuri Cottage at the side of the Poso Lake. Dinner will be served here.
Day 06. TENTENA – DONGGALA (B,L,D)
After breakfast, drive to Donggala. On the way we will visit the Sulewana Waterfall. Lunch will be served in Poso. In the afternoon, arrive in Donggala. Then drop to Tanjung Karang for dinner and overnight stay at Prince John Resort & Diving Center.
Prince John Dive Resort is located in Tanjung Karang approx. 40 minutes drive from Palu, the capital town of Central Sulawesi, the ideal escape for nature lover who enjoy lush green surround, great scuba diving, palm trees lined along white isolated sandy beaches and the simplicity of hanging in a hammock for an afternoon rest, peace and silence.
Day 07. FREE PROGRAM AT PRINCE JOHN RESORT (B,L,D)
Today is a free at your leisure at Prince John Resort to enjoy the atmosphere surround where you can do some snorkeling, swimming, diving or take relax on white sandy beach.
Day 08. FREE PROGRAM / TRANSFER OUT (B)
After breakfast, free program until the time for us to transfer to Mutiara Airport Palu to catch your flight to Makassar by MZ 719 Etd. 11h00 Eta. 12h00, then to Denpasar by GA 545 Etd. 17h55.