SOUTH SULAWESI TOUR
:: MAKASSAR - TORAJA – SENGKANG – BIRA
South Sulawesi tour packages is a combination of the tourism highlights in the area such us Makassar city, Tana Toraja, Sengkang, Kajang, and Bira beach. This route is a best round trip of South Sulawesi. Makassar is a largest town in Sulawesi Island is an ideal area to start the trip, within Sultan Hassanudin international airport as the entry point from Bali, Jakarta, Manado, Surabaya, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Papua and many other places of Indonesia.
From Makassar, get the private car with guide and driver and begin your 08 hours drive to Tana Toraja.
The Bugisnese traditional villages a long the road within some locals selling a typical cakes made of Sago Palm cooked with Sugar palm called Dange. Also many of local restaurant are offer a typical menu as Coto Makassar, Soup Konro and some meat balls or Bakso.
On your left side is a Sulawesi sea as a background view and Mountainous on the right side of the road. Some photo stop and coffee break is available during the trip. Include toilet time at some fuel station. Smooth of asphalt till the Rantepao City, a capital city of Tana Toraja.
Pare Pare city is an half way of the trip, and become as the most favorite area to stop for Lunch.
Before arrive in Tana Toraja, there will be an exotic valley to stop for coffee break famous for "Erotic Mountain".
After 08 hours driving afternoon arrival in Rantepao as the capital city of Tana Toraja.
There are many of accommodation where you can choose as a home base from 4 star to non star hotel..
In Tana Toraja, there are places where you can visit such a : Many kind of burial type, Traditional Market, Megalithic stone, Traditional villages, Coffee and cocoa plantation, Rivers, etc.
Trekking, Sightseeing, and river rafting, and cultural tour.
Such a restaurant for your breakfast, lunch, dinner are available within alcohol drinks and non alcohol drinks.
After that, Bajau People lifestyle will become another unique to have explored. They are living on the water of Tempe lake during their life in all year.
Another communities in a row of these tour packages is Kajang Tribes in Bulukumba - South Sulawesi, about 3 hours driving from Sengkang. These people living in their Black dress style, with no technologies, electricity, and another modern apparatus.
Bira Beach, in Tanjung Bira at Bulukumba distric is a best choice to relax after long journey. A 30 km white sandy beach within two island for snorkeling and doing another beach activities, made the area is perfectly to end up your memorable holiday in South Sulawesi.
Attraction : Toraja tour and beyond.
Duration : 08 Days / 07 Nights.
Tour area : Makassar - Toraja - Sengkang - Bira - Makassar
Grade : Easy
Start - end : Manado
DAY 01 : MAKASSAR - TORAJA
- Meet you in Makassar, Transfer to Tana Toraja, Check in at resort, Lunch, Dinner, Overnight
DAY 02 : TORAJA CULTURAL TOUR
- Breakfast at resort, visit the burial cave, burial cliff, burial stone and hanging grave and also traditional village. Afternoon return to hotel. Lunch, Dinner, Overnight
DAY 03 : TORAJA TREKKING TOUR
- Breakfast at resort, begin the trekking into the remotes of Tana Toraja, today walking about 06 hours to the one of traditional villages and overnight in local house called Tongkonan. Lunch, Dinner, Overnight.
DAY 04 : TORAJA TREKKING TOUR
- Breakfast at hotel, and then begin this second day of the trekking through villages, traditional market, rice field etc. Afternoon arrive in pick zone, and by car return to hotel in Rantepao. Lunch, Dinner, Overnight
DAY 05 : TORAJA - SENGKANG
- Breakfast at hotel, then transfer to Sengkang Regency were we will visit the Bajau people community who live on the water during their life. Before, stop for silk weaving center close by. Lunch at local restaurant and afternoon check in at hotel in town. Dinner, Overnight
DAY 06 : SENGKANG - BIRA
- Breakfast at resort, Depart for Bira Beach through the Wajo district, and stop for visiting Black Dress community named Kajang Tribes. In Amatoa traditional village. Lunch en-route. Afternoon arrive in Bira beach. , Dinner, Overnight.
DAY 07 : BIRA EXPLORATION
- Breakfast at resort, Explore Bira isiting Liukang Loe Island and Kambing Island for snorkeling and turtle conservation. Afternoon return to hotel. Lunch, Dinner
DAY 08 : BIRA - MAKASSAR
- Breakfast at hotel, Early morning departure to Makassar, 05 hours drive through Tana Beru, a place were most of the Phinisi wooden boat build up here. Jeneponto, Bantaeng, Takalar, Sungguminasa and Makassar as our last visits and a capital city of South Sulawesi. Afternoon arrive in town check in at hotel or directly transfer you to the airport. End of services
MORE INFO :
- Accommodation based at Hotel and Cottage. Executive Air Conditioned cars. Full Board (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner). Aqua drinking water, Tea, Coffee. Speaking English Guide. Entrance fees.
- Flight ticket, Alcohol drinks, Tipping, Private expenses