Rammang Rammang Tour
The Second Largest Karst Mountain in The World
Rammang Rammang Tour Village, located in the north of Makassar city, about 50 kilometers or 1,5 hours from Makassar which lies over 43,750 hectares between The Karst of Maros and Pangkep regency. Maros Pangkep Karst is the second biggest Karst mountain in the world after South China Karst in Yunnan. The uniqueness of Karst Maros Pangkep region can’t be found in other karst areas in Indonesia. Karst Maros Pangkep has been regconized as UNESCO world heritage site since 2001. Maros Pangkep Karst area not only presents a unique landscape but also has archaeological sources of prehistoric caves and its heritage back to thousand years ago. We’re sure it’s a special place you must visit!
Rammang-rammang is the name of the remote village in the middle of the karst area. We will take a boat to discover the village. While crossing the river, we can enjoy the view of towering cliffs. The village offers a beautiful landscape with green rice fields surrounded by karst mountains, which will keep you busy if you love photography. You will also meet friendly local people who are working on the rice fields. You will be meet with the locals by visiting one of the local people houses there to enjoy the warm welcome and hospitality of the villagers of Rammang Rammang.
SAMPLE OF RAMMANG RAMMANG TOUR
MAKASSAR COUNTRYSIDE DISCOVERY TOUR
2 DAYS / 1 NIGHT
DAY 1: ARRIVAL MAKASSAR – RAMMANG RAMMANG TOUR (B,L,D)
Arrival in Makassar, meeting service and transfer directly to Rammang Rammang area. Before reach the Rammang Rammang port, first we will visit the stone tower garden. You’ll find the unique landscape and the typical of tower karst. In the region, limestone hills tower high with challenging cliffs. Arriving in Rammang Rammang Port, continue with a boat trip to discover the village. While crossing the river, we can enjoy the view of towering cliffs. The village has the beautiful landscape, there are the green rice fields surrounded by karst mountains, which keeps you busy if you love photography. You will also meet friendly local people who are working on their fields. We will visit one of the local people’s house to feel how peaceful and calm staying there. Continue with visiting Leang-leang is part of hundreds prehistoric caves scattered in the hills rock. Dated approximately 4,000 – 8,000 BC. You’ll find the signs of very old civilization stored in the cave. Not so far from Leang Leang, there is Bantingmurung National Park. The place for the Butterfly kingdom. This park has many butterfly endemics and famous as well with the Bantingmurung Waterfall. Late afternoon, transfer bac k to hotel for overnight.
DAY 2: MAKASSAR CITY TOUR – AIRPORT (B,L)
After breakfast at hotel, start your Makassar city tour by visiting Sultan Hasanuddin Tombs (a famous hero from Makassar which his name used as Makassar Interntional Airport name), Balla Lompoa (The palace for Kings of Gowa), Fort Rotterdam (a Ford of Makassar which are built on 1545), Paotere Harbour (a traditional harbour of Makassar), and The Famous Pantai Losari (Losari Beach). Lunch at Nelayan Restaurant (Seafood Restaurant). After lunch, transfer to Airport for your next destination flight.
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Note : The above tours can be combine with any Toraja Cultural Package Tour. And if you found the above-stated accommodations were not on your style. Don’t worry ! We can still arrange your accommodation based on your preferred type of lodging, such as bed & breakfast basic, budget class or a kind of homestay, or if you require to upgrade from standard to luxury / classed type of hotel, then we surely can manage of your taste.