TRAVEL TO TORAJA : EXPLORE THE LIFE OF THE DEAD

DESCRIPTION

Toraja is a region above the mountains of South Sulawesi, it's also known for it's unique way to celebrate death.

DATE : 17 August 2018 - 20 August 2018
PRICE : IDR 2.720.000,-/pax

Meeting Point Sultan Hassanudin International Airport , Makassar, Indonesia

Ending Point : Sultan Hassanudin International Airport , Makassar, Indonesia

ITINERARY

DAY 1
MAKASSAR - RAMMANG RAMMANG - TORAJA

Upon arrival in Makassar, we’ll head straight to Tana Toraja by car (approx 8-9 hours) and we’ll be stopping in Rammang-Rammang Kaarst, the second largest kaarst area in the world. We’ll spend around 1 – 2 hours there before continuing our journey to Tana Toraja. On the way to Tana Toraja, we will see the beautiful scenery such as the coast in Pare-pare city, coconut trees, cloves, tea plantations and also Bugis’ traditional houses. We’ll arrived in Toraja during the night. 
 

DAY 2
LOLA'I - SA'DANG - PALAWA - RANTEPAO

We’ll start the day early by having breakfast at 04.00 am. At 4.30, we’ll have to leave to catch the “Ocean of Clouds” in Lolai that can only be seen in the morning. We can take pictures while enjoying the breath-taking scenery of Toraja. Lunch will be served in the local restaurant in Batutumonga. After lunch we’ll visit Sa’dang, the tenun center. We can buy the hand-made tenun starting from Rp 50.000.

We’ll also see Sa’dang river, the longest river in Toraja. In the evening, we will visit quite and peaceful village Palawa, with its traditional Tongkonan Houses where all of the houses decorated by buffalo horns that shows social status of the owner. Trip will be end by visiting Pasar Rantepao to buy special Torajan Souvenirs. 
 

DAY 3
LEMO - SANGGALA - KETEKETSU

We’ll start the day after eating our breakfast by visiting Lemo, the stone grave above the cliff that built in XVII century. Then we’ll visit Sangalla, the baby grave above the tree, and eat lunch in the local restaurant. After that, we’ll continue our journey and go to Keteketsu, the famous area for its panoramic beauty and traditonal Tongkonan houses where there’s granary in front of the houses, and grave of the nobleman with the skeleton behind the houses. 
 

DAY 4
TANA TORAJA - MAKASSAR

Before going back to Makassar, we’ll stop over in Gunung nona, Tenun center in Sidrap, eat lunch in the local restaurant. Then continue our journey to Bandara International Hasanuddin to catch our flight. 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Ground transport
  • Accommodations
  • Traditional boat (at Rammang - Rammang)
  • Parking, fuel, and driver
  • All tickets to the mentioned activities
  • Personal guide
  • Personal group photographer 

WHAT'S EXCLUDED

  • Flight
  • Tip for driver / guide
  • Alcohol
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals (unless stated)
Kevin Kama