TORAJA PACKAGE 4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS
Tour Code: AI/TOR-PT/01
TANA TORAJA- Dubbed as ‘Land of the Heavenly Kings’, Tana Toraja lies 328 KM north of Makassar in the central highlands of South Sulawesi. Toraja is lush and fertile, snuggled between mountains and cliffs. It is a serene place with ancient tradition that is successful in attracting people from all over the world.
DAY 01: MAKASSAR – PARE PARE – TORAJA (L)
Upon arrival, meeting service and then drive to Toraja land along the coastal area until Pare pare. Passing rice field, fish ponds and Bugis villages. Lunch will be provided en route. Afternoon start entering the hinterland of south Sulawesi, the panoramic views changing. Photo stops are provided such as at Pucak Lakawan and Salubarani.
DAY 02: FULL DAY TANA TORAJA TOUR (B,L)
The tour starts by visiting Lemo - where the burial places are carved high up on the rock cliffs. There are rows of effigies of deceased on display next to them. Continue then to Pasiliran in Sangalla area - it is a burial place for babies on the tree trunk. The last visit before lunch is Suaya - the burial site for the nobles of Sangalla. There are effigies on a balcony carved on the cliff and preserved ancient sarcophagus nearby. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon visit Londa - the biggest burial places in the cave. There rows of Tau Tau or wooden effigies are displayed in the balcony. Proceed then to Kete' Ke'su one of the most beautiful places with rows of traditional houses set on a beautiful setting. Kete Kesu area is well-known for Toraja wood carving too. Take the chance to walk to a burial place just behind the village. There are hanging ancient wooden sarcophagus and rows of wooden effigies also exist here.
DAY 03: FULL DAY TORAJA TOUR (B,L)
If no cultural events, visit Pallawa - one of the biggest Traditional village, proceed then to Sa’dan the place know for the typical Toraja Weaving. Lunch at local restaurant. Drive then to Batutumonga the place where one can have an aerial view over the valley of central Toraja. Next to Batutumonga there are Lokomata, the burial place carved on a single huge rock almost in round shape. On return to hotel drive to through Bori visit a place where the Simbuang – Toraja stone monuments located
DAY 04: TORAJA – PARE PARE – MAKASSAR (B,L)
Drive back to Makassar airport to take flight to the next destination. Lunch en route