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4D3N Toraja's Must-sees

By Orient Celebes Tour and Travel

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At a Glance

At a Glance

4 days 3 nights
Private trip
4-day journey for you to learn about the culture of an ethnic group indigenous to a mountainous region of South Sulawesi. Hike through the Torajan villages and learn about their out-of-the-world funeral planning and rites. This trip starts at Makassar and you will enjoy scenic drive along the way.

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You wanna visit all the highlights of Toraja! Highlights include visits to mountainous areas, motorised canoeing, visits to burial sites and the traditional villages.

What's included

What's included

From US$ 550.88 IDR9,000,085.97
  • Return transport
  • Hotel + breakfast
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Guide
  • Entrance fee
  • Travel Insurance
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Accommodation

Accommodation

Transport

Transport

Pick-up
08:30AM
Makassar city
Drop-off
05:00PM
Makassar city
Other Notes

Timings are flexible. Please confirm upon booking, your arrival time in Makassar.

Availability

Availability

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Itinerary

Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent. Start/end times may depend on transport chosen.
Day 1: Makasar - Rammang Rammang - Pare pare- Toraja
Makasar - Rammang Rammang - Pare pare- Toraja

Visit the mountainous area in rammang rammang and pare pare then go to Tana Toraja

  • 08:30am - Pick-up at
  • 9 AM: Upon arrival in Makassar airport, meet your guide and driver.
  • Take an eight-hour drive to Tana Toraja passing through Bugis villages with a few stops on the way including visiting mountainous Rammang Rammang area.
  • You will also take the motorised canoe along the journey with beautiful panorama and Mangrove plant.
  • After that, visit the interior of the Bugis houses which were built on stilt.
  • Lunch in Pare-pare at a beautiful sea-food restaurant located up on a hill with sea view. 
  • Continue the journey and make a stop at Bambapuang to see the erotic mountain of Buntu Kabobong
  • 7 PM: You will arrive in Toraja late in the afternoon.
Day 2: Lemo - Sangalla - Suaya - Kete Kesu
Lemo - Sangalla - Suaya - Kete Kesu

Today you will explore burial sites and traditional houses in Toraja

  • 9 AM: Morning after breakfast, explore Toraja: the Land Full of Surprises.
  • First to Lemo, a cliffside burial site with effigies up on balconies.
  • Then to Sangalla’ to see baby graves in a big tree.
  • Visit Suaya, the royal burial site of Puang Sangalla’ where you can see all kinds of graves existing in Tana Toraja from the ancient to the present time.
  • After lunch en route, visit the Ke’te’ kesu’ traditional village with rows of traditional tongkonan houses and granaries and hanging graves.
  • Back to the hotel. Enjoy dinner and stay overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Rantepao – Batutumonga
Rantepao – Batutumonga

Today you will see Sadan village, the Toraja weaving centre. See also Pallawa, a spectacular traditional village.

  • 9 AM: After breakfast, visit Sadan village, the Toraja weaving centre. See also Pallawa, a spectacular traditional village with rows of Tongkonan houses and traditional granaries. Visit Bori, a burial place with megaliths which are the remains of the Torajan ancient stone sculptures.
  • After lunch, take a walk from Lempo to Batutumonga.
  • Then back to Hotel in Rantepao.
Day 4: Toraja - Makasar
Toraja - Makasar

  • 9 AM: After breakfast, you will be taken back to Makassar via Bambapuang.
  • Then stop in Pare pare for lunch and then continue to Makassar airport or the nearest centre.
  • 5 PM: Estimated arrival in Makassar City.
  • 05:00pm - Drop-off at

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Orient Celebes Tour and Travel

This company is well-experienced at guiding in some interesting places in Indonesia. All of their designed-package tours are personally escorted/guided by the most knowledgeable and experienced guides hired specifically from each destination.
20 years experience
Basic English
Community-Based
Litter-Free

What others are saying

What others are saying

5.0 out of 1 helpful reviews
Marlen Saladin
20 Mar 2020 on SeekSophie
It was the most impressive Tour in a long time. Udin, my Guide, and Toraja himself, had a very big knowledge, was kind and helpful in dufficult times (traveldificulties during Covid19). And Mahmud is an experienced and save driver. I felt very lucky and safe during the whole trip.

Orient Celebes Tour and Travel Policies

Orient Celebes Tour and Travel Policies

Flexible cancellation policy
Cancel for free 5 days before your trip starts. Cancellations after such date will not be eligible for refunds as Orient Celebes Tour and Travel would have paid for your trip’s logistics already.
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

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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