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5 day trip

By Erwin

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You seek an unconventional experience and comfort is not the top of your list! You’ll connect with the Torajans and learn about their funeral planning and rites.

Overview

5 days 4 nights
Private trip
Spend 3 days fully immersed in the lives of the Torajan people, including hiking through the Torajan villages and learning about their elaborate funeral planning and rites. The first and the last day will be journeying from the airport to the heart of the Torajan countryside. Stay at the basic 1 star Indra Toraja hotel and a homestay in the Torajan countryside.

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Toraja
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What's included

From US$ 212.35 IDR2,947,976.51 per person
  • Return transport from Makassar to Toraja region
  • Driver and local guide
  • 3 nights' accommodation at Indra Toraja Hotel (1 star)
  • 1 night accommodation at homestay in traditional Torajan Village
  • Meals during trekking (i.e. all meals on the 3rd day and breakfast and lunch on the 4th day)
  • Mineral water
  • Entrance fees
  • Gift for funeral ceremony
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Accommodation

Transport

Pick-up
The timing is flexible.
Pick-up from Hasanuddin International Airport Makassar.

Availability

Trips available daily
Mar 12
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Bookings should be made at least 15 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.

Itinerary

Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Makassar - Toraja

Today you'll get to see the Bugisnese villages with their typical houses on your way to Toraja.

  • Morning: Pick-up from Hasanuddin International Airport Makassar, drive to Toraja
  • Afternoon: Viewpoint at Puncak Lakawan
Day 2: Toraja

Today you'll get to see several historical and cultural monuments.

  • Morning: Breakfast
  • Afternoon: Visit Lemo, Cambria, Suaya, Londa, the Torajan villages, and the traditional rice barns there, lunch in Rantepao
Day 3: Toraja

Today you'll get to see the traditional Torajan village known for their rice barns.

  • Morning: Breakfast
  • Afternoon: Visit Pallawa, Marante, and Nanggala
Day 4: Toraja

Today you'll get to see superb views of Rantepao and the surrounding valleys.

  • Morning: Head to Batutumonga for views of Rantepao
  • Afternoon: Trek along the rice fields
Day 5: Toraja - Makassar

Today you'll be heading abck to Makassar.

  • Morning: Head back to Makassar

Meet your guide

Erwin

Erwin is a very energetic and knowledgeable local guide. He has lots of great insight into Torajan culture, as well as knowledge on the great treks around the area. He is a good choice for young people (i.e. solo travellers, couples and groups) and those who would like to do more trekking. Erwin does not have a last name, as is common for a large number of Indonesians.
7 years experience
Basic English
Community-Based
Litter-Free

Erwin Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Erwin pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Comfortable walking/trekking shoes
Hat
Mosquito repellent
Rain jacket
Small overnight backpack
Sunglasses
Sunscreen
Toiletries
Towel
Warm jacket/sweater for night time

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