DAY 01. ARRIVAL IN MAKASSAR / DRIVE TO TANA TORAJA
Upon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport Makassar, you will be picked up by our tour guide. Then we will directly 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. Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant in Pare-Pare. In the afternoon, stop also will be made on Puncak Lakawan for having coffee break while enjoy the spectacular view of Mt. Kabobong. Late in afternoon, arrive in Rantepao, Tana Toraja. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel.
DAY 02. FULL DAY TANA TORAJA TOUR
After breakfast, we will take you on a full day Toraja tour. First, we will visit Lemo where we can find hanging graves with their rows of Tau-Tau sculptures. Then we will visit to Tampangallo, an ancient and natural grave in a cave with its entombed deceased. On to Kambira, where we will explore the extra ordinary of the baby graves on tree which called “ Tarra Tree “. Lunch will be served at Maruang restaurant in Rantepao. After breakfast, we will visit Marante & Nanggala, local Torajan villages with big Tongkonan houses and rice barns. In Nanggala we also could find bats hanging on trees around this village. At last we will visit Kete’ Kesu, a local Torajan village which listed on the world heritage book where we can see old Tongkonan houses with their rice barns. Then we back to the Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 03. FULL DAY TANA TORAJA TOUR (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we will take you on another full day tour around Tana Toraja. In the morning, we will visit Bori’ where we can find ancient megalith stones which already exist since thousands years. Then we will take you to Tinombayo highland to enjoy the superb view of the rice terraces and Torajan local villages from the hill-top. Then we will visit Batutumonga where we can view the town of Rantepao. Then we will visit Lokomata where we will find graves on a giant megalith stone. Continue our trip by taking a soft trekking from Pana to Tikala passing through the several Torajan villages with the local daily life style. Lunch will be served at Celebes Restaurant in Rantepao. In the afternoon, we will visit Pallawa & Sa’dan famous as the center of wood carving and weaving center in Tana Toraja. After enough time, we back to the Hotel.
Day 04. TORAJA – PENDOLO
After breakfast, drive to Pendolo via Palopo. The road between Tana Toraja to Palopo offers us many spectacular views. Lunch en route. In the afternoon, arrive in Pendolo a small town, located on the south shore of Lake Poso. Dinner and stay overnight at Hotel Mulia Lake Poso – simple accommodation.
Day 05. PENDOLO – BANCEA – TENTENA
By motorized boat, we cruising along to Bancea to visit the natural black orchid forest. And then proceed to Tentena for Lunch. After lunch drive to Siurri for your accommodation at Siuri Cottage at the side of the Poso Lake. Dinner will be served here.
Day 06. TENTENA – AMPANA
After breakfast, drive to Ampana. Passing through the local villages with the typical daily life style. Lunch en route. In the afternoon, arrive in Ampana. Dinner and overnight stay in Marinna Inn Cottage Ampana.
Day 07. AMPANA – TOGIAN ISLAND
By motorized charter boat we cruise to the heavenly islands of Togian. Lunch will be served on boat. In the afternoon, arrive in Bomba. In the evening, we will have a barbeque dinner at the shore of the beach. Overnight at Island Retreat Bomba or Kadidiri Paradise Resort.
Day 08 until Day 09 . FREE PROGRAM
After breakfast, your free day at leisure in Bomba where you can enjoy swimming, snorkeling, diving or cruising to the several of wonderful islands surround. Dinner and overnight at Island Retreat Bomba or Kadidiri Paradise Resort.
Day 10. FREE PROGRAM / TOGIAN ISLAND – AMPANA
In the morning your free day at leisure. In the midday transfer back to Ampana. Lunch on boat. In the afternoon, arrive in Ampana. Dinner and overnight at Marinna Inn Cottage.
Day 11. AMPANA – PALU
After breakfast, drive to Palu passing through the beach coast line and the fishermen villages. Lunch en route. In the afternoon, arrive in Palu the capital town of Central Sulawesi province. Dinner and overnight stay at Hotel Rama Garden Palu.
Day 12. TRANSFER OUT
After breakfast, free program until the time for transfer to Mutiara Airport Palu to catch your flight to Makassar and then to your next destination.