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15 Days, 14 Nights Makassar Palu Manado Tour
Tour Code : IGA-133
DAY 1 : MAKASSAR AIRPORT – TORAJA (L.D)
Upon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport, Meeting Service. Transfer directly to Toraja Land with 08 hours drive takes across the Bugis Village with their houses on poles along the magnificent mountaionous ranges. Lunch will be served at Bukit Indah Restaurant in Pare-Pare, a small port situated 155 kms north of UjungPandang. Refreshment at the Hill-Top of Puncak Lakawan and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Erotic mountain. Late Afternoon Arrive in Toraja Land , check-in to Hotel for overnight .
DAY 2 : FULLDAY TORAJA TOUR (B.L.D)
Breakfast at hotel. Full day visiting : the stone grave with tau-tau installed on a high cliff balcony overlooking the green valley of the Toraja at LEMO, The royal family tombs at SUAYA. and then we continue on to royal family tombs at SUAYA. We shall then make a easy walk to see a giant-tree made as burial site for a new born-baby who died before teething at KAMBIRA
After Lunch, we drive to The traditional carving village at KETE KESU, Natural burial cave at LONDA. The typical village at NANGGALA with 16 rice-barns standing in a raw as a sign of their wealthy status in Toraja community. Then continue on to visit the ancient house-grave at MARANTE village. Late afternoon back to hotel for overnight.
DAY 3 : FULLDAY 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 4 : TORAJA – PENDOLO (B.L.D)
After breakfast at hotel Leaving TORAJA for PENDOLO Some stops on the way for the nice views . Arrive in Pendolo direclty check-in at MULIA POSO LAKE HOTEL for overnight and dinner.
DAY 5 : PENDOLO – BANCEA – TENTENA (B.L.D)
After breakfast at hotel. Cruising by motorized-boat to BANCEA to visit the natural orchid forest. And then proceed to TENTENA for Lunch. After Lunch, visiting the seven steps waterfall at SULEWANA. The speedy water at SALOPA, the ancient cave at LATEA . On the way back to SIURRI COTTAGE, stop on the hill for a nice panorama (Break time). Late afternoon, back to hotel for overnight and dinner.
DAY 6 : TENTENA – PALU – DONGGALA / TANJUNG KARANG (B.L.D)
After earlier breakfast. Tranfer to Tanjungkarang via Palu. This short trip will be passing through KEBUN KOPI (coffee plantations). Lunch enroute. Arrive in Donggala / Tanjung Karang directly check-in to hotel and dinner.
DAY 8 – 10 : DONGGALA / TANJUNG KARANG (B.L.D)
Breakfast at hotel and the rest of the day will be on your own leisure time. (Diving or Snorkeling can be arrange on the spot).
DAY 11 : TANJUNG KARANG – MANADO (by flight) (B)
Breakfast at resort. Ontime, transfer to Mutiara Airport of Palu for your flight to Manado. Arrive in Sam Ratulangi Airport of Manado, transfer to Hotel at Manado City for overnight. Lunch and Dinner on Personal Account.
DAY 12 : MANADO – TANGKOKO (B.L.D)
Breakfast at hotel and free program in the morning. Lunch will be served at Local Dish of Nasi Kuning or Yellow Rice which one of the local food from Manado. After lunch, drive to Batu Putih village where the start zone of Tangkoko Nature Reserve. Arrive at Batu Putih, check in at Tangkoko Lodge for accomodation. Afternoon, about 4 PM, entering the park area for the best natural reserve, an open grassland covered with various plants and trees, infinite variety of botanical families. Trekking approximately about three to four hours to see the tarsus spectrum, the smallest nocturnal. Very late afternoon back to accomodation and dinner.
DAY 13: TANGKOKO – TOMOHON (MINAHASA HIGHLAND TOUR) (B,L,D)
After breakfast, leave for Tomohon City, small and peace city, know as flower city, Christian majority. Arrive in Tomohon, transfer to visiting Woloan village an area with a big group of carpenters, they are building the traditional Minahasa wooden house for sell. Drive around Tondano Lake with its goldfish farm. After lunch visiting Hill of love with the spring water and 2435 stairs around this hill, on the way stop at Pulutan village that produces clay pottery. This tour is uncompleted if you not seeing the Linow Lake in Lahendong the sulfuric and sunshine , after the spectacular tour, transfer back to your hotel at Gardenia Country Inn for accomodation. Dinner will be served at Hen Mien Minahasa Restaurant.
DAY 14: TOMOHON– BUNAKEN – MANADO (B,L,D)
After Breakfast at hotel Transfer to the pier to take a boat for sailing BUNAKEN ISLAND. Arrive on BUNAKEN ISLAND , we change our boat into the one with glasses bottom to view the under-water life. Lunch served on this island. Afternoon, back to MANADO for overnight and dinner at Green Garden Restaurant.
DAY 15: MANADO CITY TOUR – AIRPORT (B)
After breakfast at the hotel, starts the Manado City Tour passing through North Sulawesi Provincial Office area, visiting Ban Hin Khiong Temple at Kampung Cina, Ahmad Yani Mosque the biggest in Manado, Museum, and Imam Bonjol tomb at Pineleng area. around Then proceed to Sam Ratulangi International Airport for your onward flights.
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