SOUTH, CENTRAL SULAWESI INCL. TOGIAN ISLAND
11 Days / 10 Nights
Note : this tour package is combination between South & Central Sulawesi with different atmosphere and customs, where you can explore the culture and nature of Tana Toraja, the mysterious of crystal Lake Poso, one of the clearest lake in Indonesia and cruising to heavenly place to TOGIAN ISLANDS where you can find a spectacular marine park and wonderful white sandy beaches.
Day 01. ARRIVAL IN MAKASSAR / DRIVE TO TANA TORAJA (L,D)
According to your schedule of arrival by GA 620 Eta. 10h10 ex. Denpasar, you will meet our Tour Guide at Hasanuddin Airport Makassar. Then take approx. 8 hours scenic drive to Tana Toraja with many photo-stops en route, passing through the Buginese villages with their typical wooden houses. Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant in Pare-Pare. In the afternoon stop on the Puncak Lakawan for having coffee break while enjoy the wonderful view of Mount Buttukabobong. In the afternoon arrive in Rantepao. Dinner and stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 02. FULL DAY TANA TORAJA TOUR (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we will visit the stone hanging grave of Lemo with its Tau-Tau effigies. Then to Kambira where we can find the peculiar baby graves in the trees. Onwards we will explore the architecture of Tongkonan houses in Ketekesu village and Londa, which is a natural grave with entombed deceased. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Rantepao. In the afternoon, we visit Nanggala and Siguntuk, local Torajan villages famous for their old Tongkonan houses and rice barns. Then back to the Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03. FULL DAY TANA TORAJA TOUR (B,L,D)
In the morning we will visit Tinombayo where we can enjoy the spectacular view of the megalith stones spread over the extensive rice fields. Then to a burial cave of Lokomata. From Lokomata, we continue our trip to Batutumonga where we will a have short trekking, enjoy the beautiful panorama and experience a moment of the unique Torajan life style.. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Batutumonga. In the afternoon, we will visit Pallawa & Sa’dan, local Torajan villages famous for their wood carving. Then back to the Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 04. TORAJA – PENDOLO (B,L,D)
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 (B,L,D)
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 (B,L,D)
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 – ISLAND RETREAT RESORT BOMBA, TOGIAN ISLAND (B,L,D)
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.
Day 08. FREE PROGRAM (B,L,D)
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.
Day 09. FREE PROGRAM / TOGIAN ISLAND – AMPANA (B,L,D)
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 10. AMPANA – PALU (B,L,D)
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 11. TRANSFER OUT (B)
After breakfast, free program until the time for transfer to Mutiara Airport Palu