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Activities & Transport
- City Tour
- Meet the Locals
- Car with driver
Main travel focus
Tana Toraja - Land Of The Dead
- Visit Kete’ Kesu traditional village with unique wooden Tongkonan houses
- Explore the Tombs of Lemo village and see the carved wooden effigies of the dead
- Find the ancient megalith stones of Bori`village
- Enjoy the superb view of the rice terraces at Tinombayo highland
Tana Toraja is a very special and mysterious place, also known as "The Land of the Heavenly Kings." It is located in South Sulawesi - a beautiful island in the massive Indonesian Archipelago. This 3-day trip will take you to see "the village of the dead" where you will learn more about the local culture and important funeral traditions. The stunning, unspoiled surroundings of the island will take your breath away. What an amazing trip it will be!
- 2-night stay in a 4-star hotel (Toraja Misiliana Hotel or Toraja Heritage Hotel)
- Pick up and drop-off at Makassar Airport
- Professional English-speaking guide
- Transportation and parking fees
- Entrance fees
- 2x breakfast and 3x lunch
- Mineral water
- International and domestic flights (but they can be arranged for you)
- Dinner (from 12 USD per person per day)
Example Trip to customize
Welcome to Weird and Wonderful Sulawesi
Touch down in Makassar, Sulawesi, and meet your professional guide. You'll be driven to your first destination: Tana Toraja. It is a long drive but it will be a wonderful sightseeing tour, passing through typical Buginese villages and the iconic traditional houses on poles. You'll stop at a local fishermen village in the Barru district of the island to take in the stunning beach panoramas and see all of the traditional Pa’bagan fishing boats out on the water.
In the afternoon, it is time for a coffee break at Puncak Lakawan where you will get to gaze at the dramatic view of Mount Kabobong. In the late afternoon, you'll arrive at your lovely hotel in Rantepao, Tana Toraja.
Explore Captivating Tana Toraja
Your first stop is Kete’ Kesu - a traditional Torajan village with beautiful Tongkonan houses. Visit the giant tomb of the royal Kere’ Kesu family and Lemo, one of the oldest burial cliffs in Toraja. This massive tombstone cliff is lined with impressive Tau-Tau sculptures.
Next, you'll explore Londa, an ancient burial cave. After lunch, you'll visit another impressive place: Bori’ - a mysterious stone monument from the Megalithic Era. On your way back to town, you'll pass stunning green rice terraces and stop to take pictures.
The last stop of this exciting day will be to see the mountain boulder graves at Lokomata. After that, you'll rest at your hotel to prepare for another exciting day tomorrow.
Saying Goodbye to Sulawesi
Enjoy a hearty breakfast, then a leisurely drive back to Makassar where you will hop on the plane to your next travel destination. Gaze at the stunning scenery one more time on the way - this is your last chance!
For lunch, you'll stop at Pare-Pare, a great seafood restaurant, before arriving at Hasanuddin Airport in Makassar in the afternoon. You'll leave incredible Sulawesi with memories to last a lifetime.