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5 day trip

By Lisa Soba

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You seek an unconventional experience with ease and comfort! You’ll connect with the Torajans, hike through the village 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 comfortable 3 star Hotel Luta and a homestay in the Torajan countryside.

Trip Highlights

Toraja
Sangalla
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Trip Inclusions

From USD$258.21 IDR3,526,486.39 per person
  • Return transport from Makassar to Toraja region
  • Driver and local guide
  • 3 nights' accommodation at Hotel Luta (3 stars)
  • 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.
Your hotel or airport in Makassar
Drop-off
The timing is flexible.
Your hotel or airport in Makassar

Availability

Trips available daily
Feb 06
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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 back to Makassar.

  • Morning: Head back to Makassar

Meet your guide

Lisa Soba

Lisa Soba is incredibly knowledgeable and well-regarded, and is a good choice for those who would like more in-depth history of the area. He has been hired by the likes of National Geographic and the BBC to take them around the region during their reporting trips.
7 years experience
Basic English
Community-Based
Litter-Free

Other Things to Know

Cancellation and Exchange Policy
Strict Cancellation Policy
No booking fee. Cancel for free 24 hours after booking.
Flexible Date Policy
You can change your trip date once for free up to 3 days before your trip. Any date change will be subject to availability, and will not count as a cancellation.
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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