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MAMASA TORAJA TREKKING TOUR
Mamasa, Toraja, Sengkang & Bira Round Tour
TOUR CODE : IGA – 111
DAY 01 : MAKASSAR AIRPORT – PARE PARE- MAMASA (L.D)
After meeting service upon arrival at the airport, directly drive to Mamasa, passing through Buginese villages with their typical houses. Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant in Pare-Pare. Mamasa is a cool mountain resort, with numerous hot springs nearby. There are interesting walks among the rolling hills, rice terraces and villages. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.
DAY 02 : MAMASA TOUR (B.L.D)
After breakfast, take a full day excursion around Mamasa. We visit the traditional house Rante Buda, Kampong Tawalian, Osanga Village, the tombs from Tedong-Tedong Minanga and the weaving center of Rantesapu Bala. Lunch in local restaurant. Dinner and overnight in hotel
DAY 03 : MAMASA – OROBUA – MARUDINDING (B.L.D)
After breakfast at hotel, first we take a drive to drop for Orobua as the start point of Trekking, than continue to marudinding by passing the village and rain forest, overnight in Tent in Marudinding.
DAY 04 : MARUDINDING – PANA’ (B.L.D)
After breakfast, walking Passing a gorge than village, than continue to Pana’, this Trail will sow you the nature of Mamasa who living mostly on highest with their cultivate plants and rice field terrace. Overnight in Tongkonan Traditional House.
DAY 05 : PANA’ – BAU (B.L.D)
After breakfast, trekking for 7 Hours, than in the noon we will entrance the Toraja borders , crossing the bamboo bridge, walk in rice field. Afternoon arrive in Bau for Overnight at local people house.
DAY 06 : BAU – TALONDO TALLU (B.L.D)
After breakfast, continue walking to Talondu Tallu. Today trekking are little bit uphill, afternoon arrive in Talondo Tallu in, where you can enjoy the water Fall with 800 metres with a big and deep pool. Our eam will be prepare the tent in water pool side for accommodation and stay.
DAY 07 : TALONDO TALLU – BATUSURA’ (B.L.D)
After breakfast, walking thru Rice Fields and Villages, it will be one of the longest walk on this trekking journey but during this trails you will let you to enjoy the remarkable and fascinated panorama in the valley. Overnight in tent on hilltop of Sarong manik, where from this Hill Top You can see all part of Toraja covered by Mountain range surrounded.
DAY 08 : BATUSURA’ – RANTEPAO (B.L.D)
After breakfast, walk a bit and meet up with the Car where we will drive to Rantepao for approximately 2 Hours, arrive in Rantepao check in at Hotel, have a nice shower then afternoon we can visit some other place near by rantepao.
DAY 09 : FULLDAY TORAJA TOUR (B.L.D)
Morning after breakfast, exploring Toraja: the Land Full of Surprises. First to Lemo, a cliffside burial site with effigies up on balconies. Then to Sangalla’ to see baby graves in a big tree. Visit Suaya, the royal burial site of Puang Sangalla’ where you can see all kinds of graves existing in Tana Toraja from the ancient to the present time. After lunch en route, visit the Ke’te’ kesu’ traditional village with rows of traditional tongkonan houses and granaries and hanging graves. Back to the hotel in the afternoon. Dinner and stay overnight at hotel.
DAY 10 : FULL DAY TORAJA TOUR (B.L.D)
Breakfast at hotel. Full day visiting ; the Traditional Toraja village with full buffalo horns in front of their houses at PALAWA, Traditional weaving village at SA’DAN, and the ancient Megalithic stone at BORI. Lunch will be served at local restaurant on the slope of Mount Sesean where you can also enjoy the terraced rice-fields with a fascinating mountainous view at BATUTUMONGA, After lunch, take a small trek from LOKOMATA to PANA and will be picked at the other side of the village at TIKALA then we transfer you back to hotel for overnight.
Note : A traditional funeral ceremony which can be reached by foot will be included within this tour. A typical torajan local fruits & live stuff market can also be visited during your two days tour in Toraja.
DAY 11 : TORAJA – SENGKANG – LAKE “TEMPE” (B.L.D)
Morning after breakfast, take a four-hour drive to the silk city of Sengkang. Stop by Bambapuang for a refreshment to see the erotic mountain of Buntu Kabobong once again. Early afternoon, check-in at the hotel. After lunch, enjoy boat ride on the lake Tempe to the floating villages. Witness the the locals doing their daily activities on the lake. Evening, enjoy dinner in a traditional-bugis-nobel style where we are served by boys and girls in traditional dresses.
DAY 12 : SENGKANG – BIRA (WHITE SANDY BEACH) (B.L.D)
Morning after breakfast. Proceed to Bira with some pictureque-stops on the way and main stop is lunch enroute. After passing through some typical villages of bugis-makassar. You will be arriving at the edge of south sulawesi island which is very famous for the local people who build the traditional wooden-sailing-boats at Tana Beru. Afternoon arrive at Tanjung Bira and Check-in directly at the hotel. free at leisure while witnessing the beautiful sunset from the Bira beach. Dinner and stay overnight at hotel.
DAY 13 : BIRA AT LEISURE (B.L.D)
Morning after breakfast, drive back to Makassar with a stop at Tana Beru boat-building center to watch the boat masters building huge traditional Pinisi boats in traditional way. After lunch enroute, we proceed to Makassar city. Evening, enjoy seafood dinner at the famous sea-food restaurant in Makassar city. Stay overnight at hotel.
DAY 14: MAKASSAR – AIRPORT – OUT (B)
After breakfast at hotel. A short city tour in Makassar city , visiting the sea-shell collection & orchid garden, fortress, sailing harbour and lunch at sea-food restaurant. On time transfer to Airport for your next destination (noon flight).
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