Toraja Culture & Nature Tour (4D/3N)

5/5

Tour type

Private

Duration

4 Days 3 Nights

Departure

Daily

Trip Highlights:

Spend a few days in Toraja to take in the fresh mountain air and the hospitality of the locals — and you’ll find how happily they live, even in the ever-present gaze of their sainted ancestors. The unique culture of Toraja is well-worth the ten-hour curvy mountain drive it takes to get there!  

The itinerary includes accommodation, transportation, airport transfer and tour. Travel with us, discover the culture and nature of Toraja!

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Trip Itineraries:

Day 1

Day 1: Arrival in Makassar – Tana Toraja

 
  • Our guide will pick you up at Hasanuddin Airport Makassar upon your arrival time or 9am at your hotel in Makassar.
  • Depart to Tana Toraja with approx. 8 hours drive passing through the Buginese villages with their typical houses on poles.
  • On the way, we will visit the fishermen village in Barru district with its beautiful beach panorama. If we are lucky, we also could see the traditional Buginese “Pa’bagan” fisher boats.
  • Enjoy lunch at a local seafood restaurant in Pare-Pare.
  • In the afternoon, we will proceed to Puncak Lakawan for coffee break while enjoy the spectacular view of Mt. Kabobong.
  • Late in afternoon, arrive in Rantepao, Tana Toraja.
  • Enjoy dinner and stay overnight at Hotel. You will stay at Hotel Toraja Heritage (4 star) for 3 nights.

Day 2

Day 2: Full Day Toraja Tour

  • Enjoy breakfast at hotel.
  • Visit Lemo where we can find hanging graves with their rows of Tau-Tau sculptures.
  • Then proceed to Tampangallo, an ancient and natural grave in a cave with its entombed deceased.
  • Continue to Kambira, where we will explore the extra ordinary of the baby graves on tree which called “ Tarra Tree “.
  • Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant.
  • After lunch, we will have an easy walking tour from Bebo to Karuaya and enjoy the afternoon atmosphere with authentic life of its local people with various typical activities. This walking tour also offers simply nice landscape of rice terraces dotted by small local villages with its Toraja Tongkonan houses.
  • Transfer to Kete’Kesu, a beautiful local Torajan village which has been listed on the world heritage book where we can see old Tongkonan houses with rice barns and ancient hanging graves on the cliff-side. This village is also functioned as one of Wood Carving Centers in Tana Toraja.
  • Back to hotel, enjoy dinner and stay overnight.

Day 3

Day 3: Full Day Tana Toraja Tour

  • Enjoy breakfast at hotel.
  • Visit Londa to see the strangest graves of the world.
  • Then proceed to Pasar Bolu to see the buffalo market of Tana Toraja where we will prove that Rantepao is the homeland of the buffaloes.
  • Continue our scenic drive to Bori’ where we can find ancient monolith stones which have been nailed since the past of 600 years.
  • Onwards to Pallawa where we can see the original style how do the Toraja people live with the formation of its Tongkonan houses.
  • Then we will take you to Tinombayo highland to enjoy the superb and spectacular view of rice terraces dotted by many rocks and small Torajan villages seen from the mountain slope.
  • Visit Batutumonga where will be having lunch at Mentiro Tiku Restaurant, offers a picturesque view of whole part of Rantepao.
  • Transfer to Lokomata where we will find graves on a giant rock.
  • Proceed to Suloara to start our 1-2 hours easy walking tour to Kapalapitu enjoying a pleasant and quite walking tour with less of people and tourists. This walking tour also offers gorgeous panoramas of rice terraces, small local villages, forests with chirping of some endemic birds of Sulawesi.
  • After arriving in Kapalapitu, drive down hills to Rantepao with impressive views en route.
  • Enjoy dinner and stay overnight at hotel. 

Day 4

Day 4 : Tana Toraja – Makassar – Airport/Hotel Drop-off

  • Enjoy breakfast at hotel and check out.
  • Drive back to Makassar via the same road of first day.
  • Enjoy lunch at a local seafood restaurant in Pare-Pare.
  • In the afternoon, we will arrive in Makassar.
  • Drop you off at Hasanuddin Airport Makassar to catch your flight for your next destination. Or we can also drop you at the hotel in Makassar.

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This is the most popular itinerary among the customers. However, if you want to add, change or skip some attractions, we can customise itinerary for you. All the attractions and activities are optional, you can always skip if you don’t want to go. You can leave a note when you check out or tell our guide in the tour.

We have included all that is needed except for :

  1. Lunch and dinner: 50,000 rupiah per meal per person but depends on what you order and where you dine. 
  2. Tips: Optional but recommend in Indonesia
  3. Hotel: You can book on your own in Ubud area. 
 

The rest that is not covered will be your personal travel insurance, personal expenses like souvenirs etc

In general, the period between March till November are the best months to visit Indonesia. This is the period of the dry season. 

With that being said, we recommend customers not to be too bothered by it because you are only here for a few days , it is no guarantee that even if you come in the dry season, it won’t rain or it will always be rainy during the monsoon season. We believe alot is down to luck. December/August are still the peak period of tourist in Indonesia.

Return airport transfer service is included. We would pick you up at Makassar airport on your arrival time on day 1. If you are already in Makassar, we would pick you up at your hotel at around 9am instead. 

No, our tours are all private tours. You won’t share with other groups or travellers. In this way, you can take your time, no need to wait for other people and can always follow your own path.

The air tickets are excluded in this package. If you have not bought the international air tickets, drop us a note and we are able to quote you for a package that is bundled together with the air tickets. We are usually cheaper than the price online. 

You can change your preferred currency when you check out:

The prices are indicated above depending on the number of people. Child price is for child who is below 11 years old at travelling dates. 

You can book directly online and pay using PayPal, Credit Card or Bank Transfer (including PayNow, PayLah etc.

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