This is one of the most beautiful places in Indonesia that holds a magical power in Tana Toraja culture extravaganza and Lore Lindu megalithic stones. Enjoy Tana Toraja with the following package.
Itinerary for 6 Days Toraja Bugis Tour:
Day 01 : Makassar – City Tour - Losari Beach
Arriving at the Sultan Hasanuddin Makassar airport in the morning, you will be picked up by our tour guide, then you will be going towards the center of the city of Makassar and directly to hotel for check in. After you will have lunch, which followed by a city tour. Return to the hotel, and in the evening you will be picked up for dinner at a local restaurant, while enjoying the beautiful Losari Beach at night.
Day 02 : Pare Pare - Enrekang - Peak Lakawan - Tana Toraja
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will be leaving to the highlands of Tana Toraja with a bus. The trip to the highlands will take 8 - 9 hours, and you can see the curvey streets that are decorated by Indigenous Housing of Bugis Makassar that are surrounded by the rocks of the mountains, and the green expanse of paddy fields which makes its own charm. You will be having lunch in the city called Pare Pare, which has lots of various type of seafood. After the afternoon meal will be followed by a climbing trip to the high plains of Enrekang - Toraja. During the trip you can have Coffee / Tea Break in the Peak Lakawan, enjoying the beauty of the mountains. In the evening we will arrive in Tana Toraja, and go straight to the hotel.
Day 03 : Tana Toraja - Lemo Village - Kete Kesu - Londa Village
After breakfast at the hotel, there will be a full day tour in Tana Toraja to see the unique culture and traditions of the Toraja tribe by visiting the Lemo Village: A village with graveyards that are located on the mountain with decoration of sclupture. It is historically known that Tana Toraja was made since the beginning of the 17th century, a period when Toraja People started to know the tools of iron. Then you will visit a place that has a big hole of wooden tree, where the local people use as a cemetery for babies. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant nearby. After lunch time, you will proceed to village tour in Kete - Kesu where you will see a row of traditional Toraja houses (Tongkonan) and a series of barn and rice paddy, and a place where they make traditional Toraja souvenirs. The final trip is visiting the Londa Village; it's a village that contained a cave or burrows which the Toraja people use it as a place of burial in early times. Finally, after the trip is over you will head back to the hotel.
Day 04 : Tana Toraja - Boro Parinding Village - Sadan - Tumonga Stone Mountain - Rantepao
After breakfast, we will continue our tour in Tana Toraja, visiting Boro Parinding Village, where there are you can see the Megalith Stones. These stones were first used as a ritual by the people of Toraja. And then you will go to the town called Sadan to see the row of traditional Toraja houses. You will then go up to the Tumonga Stone Mountain, where you can enjoy the spectacular sights of Toraja land. Lunch will be provided at a local restaurant. In the afternoon you will go to the traditional markets in the city Rantepao Toraja and in the you will return to the hotel.
Day 05 : Toraja - Sengkang - Lake Tempe
After breakfast at the hotel, you will leave Toraja to go to Sengkang District towards the Bugis region, which is about 185 KM from the eastwards of Tanah Toraja. Along the way you will see the Peak Kattun National Park, which is a very beautiful place, and you can stop for a moment to take photos. You will have lunch in Palopo town. By evening you will arrive in Sengkang and go directly to the hotel. Then, you will go to Lake Tempe. In the lake you can see their traditional Sampan boats, and the activities of the Bugis Wajo community who live in their houseboat. In the evening, you will return to the hotel and dinner in local restaurant.
Day 06 : Sengkang - Banti Murung - Airport
After breakfast at the hotel, you will leave the Sengkang district for the airport with a different route. Along the way you can stop by at Banti Murung for a bath, which is beautiful by nature with its waterfall and various butterflies that can be seen and purchased in the form of souvenirs. Lunch will be prepared at local a restaurant and after that you will go to the airport for your flight to go to your next destination.
Pick up in Makassar airport, hotel check in, city tour, Losari Beach
Going to Tana Toraja with a full AC bus, lunch in Pare-Pare, hotel check in
Come to see Lemo (a village with graveyards that are located on the mountain with decoration of sculpture), Suaya (a place that has a big hole of wooden tree where the local people use it as a cemetery for babies), Kete - Kesu Village, Londa (a village that has a cave or burrows which the Toraja people use it as a place of burial in early times)
To Sengkang (the Bugis region), visit Lake Tempe to see the activities of the Bugis Wajo community who live in their houseboat
Sengkang city tour to see traditional weaving silk and silkworm breeding, to Kajang area and lunch will be provided in Sinjai, to Bulukumba to see the traditional tribes of Amma Toa in Kajang area, Tanah Beru (to see the making of traditional ship or phinisi), arrived in Bira
Free program, enjoyi the beauty of Tanjung Bira Beach (swimming, snorkeling, diving etc)
Head back to the city of Makassar, transfer to airport for your next flight