Toraja Togian 12D/11N – NCT04E
Makassar – Arrival – Toraja
Upon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport Makassar, meeting services. Afterwards 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 – Palopo – Masamba – Pendolo
After breakfast, leaving for Pendolo through Palopo, capital of the Luwu regency and also known as a Port of Moslem. Stop in Masamba to visit the Crocodile farm. Lunch en route. Afterward, driving along the Palmolive plantations and will arrive in Pendolo in the late afternoon. Pendolo is a small village located on the South shore of Lake Poso. Lake Poso is a deep fresh water lake with white sandy beaches. Lunch and Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight in the Hotel in Pendolo.
Pendolo – Lake Poso – Tentena
After breakfast, crossing the Lake Poso to Tentena. The trip will take approx. 3 hours by boat. Lake Poso is the one of the most beautiful clear fresh water lake, in Indonesia. Lunch in Tentena. After lunch, free program. Dinner and overnight in a hotel or cottage.
Tentena (Wera Saluopa waterfall, Balinese Village, Lake Poso)
After breakfast, you will visit a waterfall with twelve steps known as Wera Saluopa in Tonusu and take a walk through a Balinese transmigration village. Lunch en route. In the afternoon you can take a walk or just relax beside the lake. Dinner and overnight in a hotel or cottage.
Tentena – Ampana
After breakfast, depart to Ampana. Lunch en route. Drive passing picturesque villages, white sandy beaches and coconut plantations. In the afternoon arrive in Ampana. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight at Cottages.
Note : Sulewana waterfall are change to hydraulic power and not permit to enter and Pamona cave are too many mosquito and not interesting anymore.
Ampana – Togian Island
After breakfast, cruising to Togian Island by local motorized boat or Local Ferry. Simple lunch on board. If you are lucky you can see the dolphins playing next to the boat. In the afternoon arrive at Togian Island. Dinner and overnight at the resort.
After breakfast, a full day exploring some small islands near Bomba. Visiting Kuling Kenari village to see the Bajau Tribes who built their houses on the dead corals. Lunch at the resort. Afternoon, free program. You can enjoy snorkeling or lazing on the white sandy beach. Dinner and overnight at the resort.
Togian Island (Trekking)
After breakfast, half day jungle trekking to Bomba village. Walking through the coconut plantations and seeing the processing of “Gulah Merah”. You will also visiting other Bajau villages. Lunch, dinner and overnight at the resort.
Togian Island (Snorkeling OR Diving)
After breakfast, free program. Snorkeling is possible in front of the resort or you can take a Tryout Dive Course. Dinner and overnight at the resort.
Ampana – Palu
After breakfast, transfer back to Ampana by motorized boat or local Ferry. Afterwards, take a long drive to Palu, the capital of central Sulawesi. Lunch en route. Arriving Palu in the late afternoon. Dinner and overnight in Hotel.
Palu – Departure
After breakfast, we will take you for a short city tour in Palu. Onwards transfer to the airport to catch the flight for your next destination.