TORAJA AUTHENTIC TOUR
The authentic of Tana Toraja Tour, is devided in two sites within Northern of Tana Toraja covering Buffallo traditional market, Bulo traditional food market, next places is to Penanian traditional houses within 16 rice barn and fruit bats habits on Bamboo forest, continue to Bori megalithic stone, up hill to Tinimbayo photo point for huge rice terraces, Batutumonga as it’s best site to stop over for lunch before continue to Lokomata for the stone grave.
The other sites is a Southern of Tana Toraja, within Lemo burial cliff, Londa burial cave, Kambira baby grave, Kete’kesu hanging grave, Suaya royal tombs, and the oldest traditional village in Tana Toraja, supported by UNESCO, Kete’Kesu villages.
Experience Toraja Authentic Tour with these package, offer you a unique of Torajan culture and also a day trek up in to the natures.
We begin the trip from Makassar airport or hotel lobby and transfer you by private car to Rantepao in Tana Toraja, it takes about 08 hours. On the way stop for coffee break or lunch, dinner and also get a toiletes. These trip is available with all ages tour participants. Accommodation is starting from guesthouse, homestay, hotel. For food and beverages, there are many of them in Rantepao, within European menu and Torajan traditional.
From Makassar passing through the Bugisnese villages and their traditional houses, along the road side. Also there are fish ponds, and beautiful of the Sulawesi sea. Take a lunch in Pare pare port town. And we can do a refreshment stop in Buntu Kabobong or Bukit Nona in Enrekang. We will arrive in Rantepao in the afternoon.
Today after breakfast, we are going to visit North Toraja within Penanian Tongkonan Traditional houses, Megalithic stone in Bori Parinding, Traditional market in Bolu, Photo point of the rice field in Lempo, Tinimbayo. Up to the Sesean mount, where we can see the Batutumonga, a huge stone on the peak of the mountain, looks like a people who open the mouth facing to the sky.
At this tour package, we have a time to see the Funeral Celebrations, called Rambu Solo. This celebration is manner for more one weeks nowadays, but could be longer depends on the families. Everyday, there are difference ceremony or rituals such us Remove the corpses from the houses to the field of ceremony. And Invitation day where the all families, collegues, relations etc, is visiting the ceremony. There are also, a sacrifices day when all the gifts are slaughterd. Also a buffalo fighting are find in some celebrations.
At the Southern part of Toraja authentic tours are visiting Londa burial cave, Lemo burial cliff, Kambira burial trees, Ketekesu hanging grave, Kete’kesu traditional village, and also Suaya Royal tombs. To day also we can visit the world highest Jesus Christ monument in Buntu Burake – Makale. From the area we can see most of Makale and Rantepao city.
After those all things we do, the next thing to do is the easy to intermediate trekking for 04 – 06 hours to the Mt. Sesean from Rantepao. The scenic beauty of nature along the trekking within plenty of fresh water, bamboo forest, pine trees, birds, huge of rice field, traditional houses. Get experience to overnight and sleep at Tongonan traditional Torajan house in the villages. And the next morning is trip return to Rantepao.
Next day, is a day to leave Tana Toraja and depart to Makassar through the same way when we came from Makassar. Afternoon arrive and directly drive you to hotel lobby in Makassar.
The last day in Makassar, we meet you after breakfast at hotel lobby, and guide you to some interesting place in town as Fort Roterdam, Losari beach, and then transfer you to airport according to your flight departure. End of services. Home sweet home.
There are an option to travel up to Central Sulawesi by car to Lorelindu National Park or go further up to Togean Marine National Park, or continue overland directly to North Sulawesi
TORAJA AUTHENTIC PHOTO”S
Attraction : Cultural Sightseeing – Trekking tour
Duration : 07 days – 06 nights
Tour area : Tana Toraja – South Sulawesi
Grade : Easy – Intermediate
Start – end : Makassar
DAY 01 : MAKASSAR – TANA TORAJA (L,D)
Breakfast at hotel / Pick up from hotel. Depart for Tana Toraja to the traditional culture of the area. Late afternoon arrive in Toraja Land, directly check-in at hotel.
DAY 02 : TORAJA CULTURAL TOUR (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel, today visiting Bori Parinding megalitic stone, Tinimbayo hills, Mentirotiku view point, Lokomata. Afternoon return to Rantepao.
DAY 03 : TORAJA CULTURE TOUR (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel, and visiting : Lemo burial cliff, Londa burial cave, Suaya burial stone, Kambira burial trees, Kete’kesu hanging grave, Kete’kesu traditional villages. Lunch en route. Afternoon return to hotel. Dinner. Overnight.
DAY 04 : TORAJA TREKKING TOUR (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel, then transfer you to the starting point. On arrival continue walking for few hours to reach a local villagers, Lunch en route. Dinner and overnight at local house.
DAY 05 : TORAJA TREKKING TOUR (B,L,D)
Breakfast at local house, then continue walking for few hours to reach a pick up zone. Afternoon arrivals then transfer you to hotel. Lunch en route, dinner, overnight at hotel.
DAY 06 : TORAJA – MAKASSAR (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel, transfer you to Makassar city through Pare pare for lunch stop. Afternoon arrive in Makassar, Dinner. Overnight at hotel in Makassar.
DAY 07 : HOTEL – AIRPORT (B)
Breakfast at hotel, morning at leisure until your flight schedule departure. End of services. Home sweet home.
- Private AC Car, Driver, Fuel.
- Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
- Entrance fee in all destination
- Speaking English Guide or on request language