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Trekking West Sulawesi & Toraja 8 Days

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Duration

8 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people

Languages

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Itinerary

Itenirary
Trekking West Sulawesi & Toraja the Unique Culture 8 days
Day 01: Arrival Mamuju – Mamasa

Arrival Mamuju airport, meet and greet with your guide and driver then continue lunch (excluded) at local restaurant. After lunch direct transfer to Mamasa around 4 hours’ drive. Arrive in the late afternoon in Mamasa then direct check in to your hotel. Free program
Accommodation : Matana 2 lodge- Standard room

Day 02 :Mamasa excursion (B)

After breakfast at your hotel, pick up at 08.30am you will enjoy a full day excursions around Mamasa. Visiting orchid flower cultivation in Tondok Bakaru village. In this village the local will show and present how to grow orchid. Afterward continue to visit traditional house Rambu Saratu. Lunch (excluded) at local restaurant. After lunch continue to Balla Peu, here, we will find 100 of traditional houses which completed with rice barns in front of the house. Balla Peu has meaning as an area that being opened by burning the land and naturally overgrown by vegetables. The fact is that this place is very fertile and rich in culture. Hence, the government decides it as tourism village, and being nominated as an International cultural heritage. Continue drive to Pena village to visit Bunda Maria statue then back to hotel (if time permit you could visit cave and funeral tombs)
Accommodation : Matana 2 lodge- Standard room

Day 03 : Mamasa - Tawalian – Orobua - Kalama (B,L,D )

After breakfast, check-out. Pick up at 08.00am by your guide and you will be transfer to Tawalian village where you will start your trekking. An easy walk and en-route visit Tonkok Sirenden, a small traditional village in Mamasa with original, typical house and rice barns to Orobua. From Orobua trek slowly on a narrow path. At the top see a wonderful view over the valley. Along the way you will see lots of pine trees planted during World War II by the Japanese. During the trip, see beautiful views of the cascading rice fields, coffee plantations and cassava fields. Your lunch will be served in a picnic box. You will be trekking around 7-8 hours today. You will sleep at local people homes or Tent. At night it can be quite cold here and a simple dinner will be prepared for you.
Accommodation :Local people homes or Tent
Note : Please bring small backpack for trekking, another luggage can be put in the car

Day 04 : Kalama – Mawa - Bulo (B, L, D)

Early wake up and breakfast. You will be trekking about 6-7 Hours through nice views of rice paddies and Mamasa. On the way you will be Pass the old villages in Kalawa and you can see local people house, paddy rice field, Pine Tree and see the local people life. Simple lunch consisting of rice or noodles with a local family. After lunch, continue trek to Bulo village, where you overnight at local people homes Mattresses are provided. Traditionally prepared food will be served for your dinner
Accommodation :Local people homes

Day 05 :Bulo – Ponding - Rantepao (B,L)

The last day of trekking you will be start trekking at 08:00 to Ponding village, it will be need about 3 until 4 hours trekking. You will pass Masupi river and after arrive in Ponding drive will be pick up you and directly transfer to Rantepao around 3 hours. Arrive in Rantepao direct transfer to your hotel for check in and free program.
Accommodation : Misiliana Toraja - Deluxe room

Day 06 : Toraja : Lemo, Kambira, Suaya, Londa, Kete Kesu (B)

After breakfast at your hotel, pick up at 08.30am for a full day exploring Toraja. First you will visit Lemo to see rows of Tau Tau statues and the hanging graves. Then continue to discover the secrets of baby trees in Kambira. Onwards to Suaya to the graveyard of Kings of Sangalla lies on the hillsides, and then proceed to Londa to see ancient tombs in which the deceased was not buried, but placed among the rocks. At Kete Kesu one of the oldest Torajan villages you can see Tongkonan (the traditional ancestral house, or rumah adat of the Torajan people), and also the old traditional rice barns with colorful woodcarving. Overnight at Hotel.
Accommodation : Misiliana Toraja - Deluxe room

Day 07 : Toraja : Batu Tumonga, Soft Trekking, Weaving Center (B)

After breakfast at your hotel, pick up at 08.30am for another full day exploring Toraja. During a picturesque drive up the hills to Batu Tumonga enjoy superb views of Rantepao and the surrounding valleys. Here you will enjoy a gentle walk starting in Lempo for around 2 hours along the terraced rice fields where you can mingle with the Toraja village people. Lunch (excluded) en route at local restaurant. In the afternoon drive down the hills to visit first the megalith spot of Bori before continuing to Pallawa, Sa’dan, known as the weaving center of Rantapao, before heading back to hotel for overnight
Accommodation : Misiliana Toraja -Deluxe room

Day 08 :Toraja – Palopo - Airport (B)

Early breakfast, check-out. Transfer direct to Palopo airport around 2,5 hours’ drive and take the flight to Makassar.

Included/Excluded

  • Tours, transfers as specified on above program by private air- con car
  • Hotel based on twin share
  • Note : Overnight at local homes are very simple and toilet outside
  • Daily Breakfast in the hotel as mentioned above
  • Meals : On trekking Mamasa with 3x lunch box and 2x simple dinner
  • Daily English speaking guide
  • Porter to bring the food
  • All entrance fees
  • Mineral water
  • Flights
  • Meals & drinks not mentioned in the program
  • Voluntary donations
  • Personal Expenses
  • Accommodation before or after above itinerary
  • Personal expenses as extra drinks, souvenirs, laundry, telephone, room service
  • Travel insurance

Durations

8 Day

Destinations

Sulawesi

Tour's Location

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