Meet at Sultan Hasanuddin airport in Makassar, we directly leave for Toraja through three ethnic groups in South Sulawesi: Makassar, Bugis and Massenrempulu. En route, you will see some traditional houses by Bugis people, coastal regions and daily working such as: farming and fishery. Lunch will be served at local restaurant. Coffee or Tea break at Bambapuang while enjoying the beautiful scenery of “erotic mountain”, called Gunung Nona. Late afternoon arrive in Toraja, check in to Hotel for overnight.
Day 02: Hiking and Cultural Tour
After breakfast at Hotel, we drive to Lemo the stone grave with effigies of dead persons (Tau-Tau) on the balcony, Kambira a special burial site for babies who died before teething, SUAYA the royal family grave and then we will walk in 10-15 minutes to reach Tampang Allo another royal family grave. After lunch at local restaurant, we drive to Karuaya village for Hiking. It approximately takes place 1 hour. After that, drive to Ke’te’ Kesu’ a traditional village where there are some traditional houses, rice barns and three kinds of coffins by animistic belief, Londa a natural burial cave with many skulls, bones, “a mummy”, and “Romeo and Juliet by Torajan version”. Late afternoon back to hotel for overnight.
Day 03: Hiking and Cultural Tour
After breakfast at hotel, we visit traditional market in Bolu where there are many buffaloes and pigs. Then we visit Bori’ to see megalith stones. After that, we drive up to Tinimbayo to enjoy the beautiful landscape of rice field terrace. Then hike to Batutumonga for 1-2 hours. En route, we will see the coffee plantations, activities by local people and tropical plants. After lunch at local restaurant, we drive to Pallawa a traditional village with its weaving. Late afternoon back to hotel for overnight.
Day 04: Toraja-Makassar
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Makassar airport for your next destination. Lunch will be served at local restaurant in Pare-pare.
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