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    Explore Tana Toraja



    When you arrive at Makassar (South Sulawesi), do not miss a unique experience at TANA TORAJA. Though the drive takes long enough, you will be astonished by the beauty of paddy field, fish pool, traditional houses called TONGKONAN, the roof swept up like the shape of a boat, and living style of Bugis people. Take a lunch break at Pare-Pare regency. The TORAJANESE have strong belief in the afterlife so the dead are buried in caves

    Start your tour by visiting the hanging graves like LEMO – STONE GRAVE on the rock cliff, KE’TE KESU – the old trandional village of Torajanese, MARANTE – HANGING STONE GRAVE, LONDA VILLAGE – the grave-filled cave by oil lamp.





    Day 1: MAKASSAR ARRIVAL – TANA TORAJA
    Pick up service at SULTAN HASANUDDIN AIRPORT MAKASSAR – proceed to TANA TORAJA. The trip takes about 8-9 hours about 310 kms of distance from Makassar. On the way you will enjoy the beautiful RICE FIELD, FISH POOL, and the TRADITIONAL HOUSES OF BUGIS. Lunch will be provided at PARE. Arriving at TANA TORAJA arount 5 pm. Check in hotel and have a good rest after dinner.
    Accomm: in Tana Toraja area

    Day 2: TORAJA FULL DAY TOUR
    After breakfast in hotel, tour starts by visiting THE CLIFF-SIDE STONE GRAVE with WOODEN EFFIGIES on the balcony at LEMO, the ROYAL FAMILY TOMBS at SUAYA, KE’TE KESU (Traditional wooden carving village and hanging grave). After lunch continue the tour to visit LONDA (the natural cave grave) and MARANTE (a village where a lot of Tongkonan House, big paddy barns and big rocky hill containing hanging stone graves which the located called "Erong"). Then we take you back to the hotel. Dinner will be served before you have a rest in the evening in the hotel.
    Accomm: in Tana Toraja area

    Day 3: TORAJA FULL DAY TOUR
    After breakfast in hotel, we visit PALLAWA (The most beautiful village with buffalo horns in front off their houses), KAMBIRA (BABY GRAVE). After lunch, we take you to visit LOKOMATA (The boulder grave), SA’DAN TO’BARANA - the traditional cotton weaving village. After the tour we are back to the hotel for a rest.
    Accomm: in Tana Toraja

    Day 4: TANA TORAJA – MAKASSAR DEPARTURE
    After breakfast in hotel – we are leaving for SULTAN HASANUDDIN AIRPORT MAKASSSAR for your next destination. En route enjoy lunch at PARE – PARE.

    For more information, please contact
    DISCOVER Travel Services
    Ruko Mangga Dua blok B9 no. 5
    Surabaya 60244, East Java - Indonesia
    Phone: (62-31) 8470 174, 8470 176
    Fax: (62-31) 8470 178
    Email: info@discoverholiday.com
    Website: www.discoverholiday.com

  2. #2
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    Dec 2017
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    Sulawesi Tengah 94683* Indonesia
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    Tana Toraja in South Sulawesi is one of Indonesia's best kept cultural secrets. Home to a people who believe the biggest event in life is death read all about their complex funeral rites here plus all the Incredible things to do in Tana Toraja including cave burial sites, mountain landscapes.

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