Toraja Culture Tours
Duration: 4 days/ 3 nights
Price per person: USD 545
Day 1: Makassar Airport - Toraja
Upon arrival at Makassar Airport, you will meet our representative guide and continue by car an eight-hours drive to Tana Toraja. You’ll stop at Parepare for lunch and shortly at Bambapuang for a refreshment. In the late afternoon you will arrive in Toraja. Dinner will be served at your hotel or at a local restaurant. Overnight at Misiliana hotel or Heritage Toraja Hotel.
Day 2: Daytrip Tana Toraja
In the morning you start a excursion around Tana Toraja visiting various ancient villages, i.e. the village of Lemo, which is famous for its stone graves as well as for its beautiful authentic torajan houses. After that you will stop at Kete Kesu Pallawa, a traditional village which vividly demonstrates the local social and poltical structure still practised until today and it is also known for its unique handicrafts. Next you spend some time in Londa, where the dead people were buried with impressive ceremonies invoking reincarnation. After lunch you have time to buy souvenirs at the business place of handicrafts in Rantepao. Dinner and overnight at Misiliana Hotel or Heritage Toraja Hotel.
Day 3: Toraja land tour
Today you explore again the unique and authentic culture of Tana Toraja by learning about the costums and traditions of several tribes sprawled throughout the region. Afterwards you continue to Batu Tumanga from where you can see nice scenery and rice terraces. Dinner and overnight at Misiliana Hotel or Heritage Toraja Hotel.
Day 4: Toraja - Parepare - Makassar
Departure in the very morning for the eight-hours drive back to Makassar. Lunch will be provided in Parepare again. Then you’ll proceed to the airport of Makassar to catch your flight.
Accommodation with meals (B/L/D)
English/German speaking guide
AC car for tours and transfers
Entrance fee, donation
Price does not include:
Flight from and back to Denpasar, by Garuda Indonesia,
Drinks , personal expenses and Tipping.
What to bring:
Sunscreen, insect repellent, towel
trekking or sport shoes, light clothing,(but at least one long sleeved shirt, long trousers, jacket)
Hat, Swimming suite
Remarks: All our trips can be organized tailor-made at request.