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Bugis – Toraja – Makassar – Include Malino Highland

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On you arrival at Hasanuddin Airport Makassar, you will meet our Tour Guide. Then drive to Sengkang. On the way, we will visit Bantimurung, a multi stepped waterfall also famous for its colorful butterflies. Lunch en route. In the afternoon, arrive in Sengkang onwards we will visit the Lake Tempe where we will have a boat trip to explore the daily life style of the local Bugis fishermen who do live on the floating houses. Then check in Pondok Eka Sengkang.

Day 02 :   SENGKANG – TORAJA (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we will visit the weaving center where we can see women hand spin and weave traditional sutera sarong silk clothes. Then drive to Toraja via Palopo. On the way from Palopo to Toraja offers us many spectacular views where we will also stop on Puncak Paredean for having refreshment while enjoy the beautiful mountainous panorama. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, arrive in Rantepao.
Dinner and overnight stay at TORAJA TORSINA HOTEL.

After breakfast, we will take you on a full day Toraja tour. First, we will visit Lemowhere 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 serve d at a local restaurant in Rantepao. After lunch, we will visit Marante & Nanggala, localTorajan 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 TORAJA TORSINA HOTEL for dinner and overnight stay.

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 a local 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 TORAJA TORSINA HOTEL.

After breakfast, check out hotel. Then drive back to Makassar via Pare-Pare. On the way we will stop on Puncak Bambapuang to view the spectacular view of the erotic mountain Buttukabobong. Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant in Pare-Pare. In the afternoon arrive in Makassar, and transfer directly to the IBIS HOTEL MAKASSAR.

After breakfast, we will visit the Balla Lompoa palace, the royal palace of the former Gowa kingdom. Then we will take you on a drive about 2 hours to Malino Highland, passing through the lake-side of Bili-Bili. Upon arrival in Malino, we will have tea-break at the Malino tea plantation area while enjoy its super view. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant with typical Indonesian food. Onwards to Takapala waterfall which is located on a beautiful country side. In the afternoon, we will have an easy walking tour around Jonjo village in the South of Malino to meet with local people with their typical life-style and beautiful mountainous view and rice terraces. In the afternoon back to the center of Makassar, onwards to Ibis Hotel for overnight stay. (NO DINNER)

After breakfast, we will take you on a short city tour around Makassar by visitingFort Rotterdam, an Old Dutch Fortress. Onwards to Paotere Anchorage, the traditional Makassarese and Buginese Phinisi boat harbor. Then transfer directly to Hasanuddin Airport to catch your flight for your next destination. End of Tour.

Includes private ac car based on minibus L-300 ( tour with 2 pax passenger also can use other luxury car – we provide Toyota Innova ), tour as per program, English or other required speaking guide, entrance fees, full board meals, refreshment, mineral water during tour, parking / toll fees, tax & service and accommodation as per the above hotels mentioned.
Excludes : porter, airport tax & flight tickets

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