:: MAKASSAR – TORAJA – SENGKANG – BIRA – MAKASSAR
South Sulawesi tour packages is a combination of the tourism highlights in the area such us Makassar city, Tana Toraja, Sengkang, Kajang, and Bira beach. This route is a best round trip of South Sulawesi. Makassar is a largest town in Sulawesi Island is an ideal area to start the trip, within Sultan Hassanudin international airport as the entry point from Bali, Jakarta, Manado, Surabaya, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Papua and many other places of Indonesia.
From Makassar, you can get the private car with Guide and driver and begin your 08 hours drive to Tana Toraja. Through the Bugisnese villages within fish ponds a long the road, also mountainous on the right side of the road. Some photo stop and coffee break is available during the trip. Include toilet time at some fuel station. Smooth of asphalt till the Rantepao City, a capital city of Tana Toraja.
There are many of accommodation where you can choose as a home base. In Tana Toraja, there are places where you can visit such : Traditional Market, Megalithic stone, Traditional villages, Coffee and cocoa plantation, Rivers, etc.
Such a restaurant for your breakfast, lunch, dinner are available within alcohol drinks and non alcohol drinks.
Trekking in the area is an another spectacular experience in to the deep of the area. The Tradition, habits, and communities will be a kind of differences life style to knows and memorable.
After Tana Toraja, we are going to visit the Bajau People in Sengkang district. They are living on the water of Tempe lake during their life in all year round. On our way to the communities, we can stop for some photograph of birds.
Beside visiting the Bajau community, we will visit the local people producing the Silk within the weaving loom, the Cocoon silk and how do they weave the silk thread become a cloth.
From Sengkang, in a row of these tour packages is Kajang Tribes at Ammatowa villages in Bulukumba – South Sulawesi. These people living in their Black dress style in their habits, with no technologies, electricity, mobile phone, Televisions, and another modern facilities. This communities choose to live in their own cultures and traditions at 300 ha, tropical forest. The communities still in practice of the Kingdom governance, which is their has the King, Ministry, etc.
Next afternoon we leave the village, and depart to Bira Beach, at Bulukumba district. More about 50 Km away, from Kajang. The area is the best choice to relax after long journey. A long white sandy beach within two island for snorkeling and doing another beach activities, is offer you a happy ending of your memorable holiday in South Sulawesi.
Overnight here, and doing full day trip for snorkeling in Kambing Island and Liukang Loe and then, leaving for Makassar in the afternoon. Late evening arrive in Makassar, and overnight at the hotel.
Attraction : Sightseeing tours, Trekking and snorkeling tours
Duration : 08 Days / 07 Nights.
Tour area : Makassar – Toraja – Sengkang – Bira – Makassar
Grade : Easy
Start – end : Manado
DAY 01 : MAKASSAR – TORAJA
Meet you at the meeting point in Makassar and transfer to Tana Toraja, Lunch in Pare pare. Afternoon check in at hotel in Rantepao, Tana Toraja
DAY 02 : TORAJA EXPLORATION
Breakfast at resort, and then doing Toraja exploration. Lunch en route at local restaurant. Afternoon return to hotel. Dinner , Overnight
DAY 03 : TORAJA EXPLORATION
Breakfast at resort, Toraja exploration. Today we might to see the Torajan traditional funeral ceremony, and doing some other natures sightseeing. Lunch in Batutumonga . Afternoon return to hotel. Dinner, and Overnight
DAY 03 : TORAJA TREKKING TOUR
Breakfast at hotel, Enjoy the day soft trekking in to the village of Torajanese, Lunch prepare by the team. Afternoon return to hotel. Dinner, Overnight.
DAY 04 : TORAJA – SENGKANG
Breakfast at hotel, transfer to Sengkang Regency. Lunch in Pare Pare, Explore Tempe lake, Afternoon check in at hotel Dinner and overnight
DAY 05 : SENGKANG – BIRA
Breakfast at resort, depart hotel for Bira Beach. On the way stop in Ammatowa, Kajang. Lunch on the way. Afternoon arrive in Bira, Check in at bungalows. Dinner. Overnight
DAY 06 : BIRA EXPLORATION
Breakfast at resort, Explore Bira within snorkeling in Parang loe and kambing loe and visit the long white sandy beach in Bara next of Bira beach. Lunch at the Perahu restaurant. Dinner
DAY 07 : BIRA – MAKASSAR
Breakfast at hotel. Morning departure to Makassar. On the way stop for interesting places with traditions and natures. Afternoon arrive in Makassar city, check in at hotel. Dinner at the restaurant in town.
DAY 08 : HOTEL – AIRPORT
Breakfast at hotel and then free at leisures until your time departure to airport. For short Makassar city tour, we can leave hotel earlier. After that we drive you to airport for your next destinations. End of services. Home sweet home.
- Accommodation based at Hotel and Cottage.
- Executive Air Conditioned cars.
- Full Board (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner).
- Aqua drinking water, Tea, Coffee.
- Speaking English Guide.
- Entrance fees.
- Flight ticket, Alcohol drinks, Tipping
- Private expenses