South and Central Sulawesi (16 Days – 15 Nights)

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Tour Details
Itinerary

DAY 01  : ARRIVAL MAKASSAR – BIRA  (L.D)
After meeting service and than transfer to Puteh river in Maros and take a boat to go to Rammang rammang mountain Karst , on the way beautifull panorama with mangrove tree and after walk around rammang rammang than continue to  BIRA passing throught some typical Makassar villages and some stop at TANA BERU to see the traditional Phinisi boat building. Lunch enroute. Arrive in Bira directly check-in at Hotel .

DAY 02  : BIRA  (B.L.D)
Free programmer or visit Liukang Island to see the life of fisherman people in the island, in day time possible make a BBQ and do swim and snorkling , late noon back to Hotel .

DAY 03 : BIRA – SENGKANG  (B.L.D)
After breakfast, Transfer to SENGKANG where the lake TEMPE there, stop in Sinjai with traditional Port ,Lunch enroute, Arrive in Sengkang directly check-in at Pondok Eka hotel or BBC Hotel and then proceed to take a boat-trip on the lake TEMPE to see the way of life of local people who live at the lakeside, floating houses, and traditional silk weaving village. Late afternoon back to Hotel for Overnight and dinner.

DAY 04  : SENGKANG  – TORAJA (B.L.D)
After breakfast at hotel, directly transfer to Taraja with approximately 05 hours drive along magnificent mountain passes with the typical Buginese houses . Lunch will be served at BUKIT INDAH restaurant in Pare-Pare, a small port situated 155 km north of UjungPandang. After Lunch, continue drive to Toraja with a break at Puncak Lakawan (Top-Hill) to enjoy the beautiful scenery of erotic mountain, after continue to Toraja but Before arrive in Rantepao ,stop in Lemo with stone grave and statu of the dead person ,after to Londa where the Natural grave with hanging graves , than to Kete kesu : Toraja Houses with fully of wooden carving , Late afternoon arrive in Toraja Land, directly check-in at Hotel  for overnight and dinner.

DAY 05  : TORAJA TREKKING TOUR  (B.L.D)
Morning after breakfast, We have another fullday exploring Tana Toraja. Visit Sadan village, the Toraja weaving center. Visit Pallawa, a spectacular traditional village with rows of tongkonan houses and traditional granaries. Then start trekking to Batutumonga via Akung village with its magnificent and fascinating mountain, rice terrace, coffee and cacao plantation, and green trees surrounding will give the trip more impressive one. By chance, you meet the local people doing their activities in traditional way. Afternoon arrive in Batutumonga, check-in at Homestay, dinner and overnight.

DAY 06 : TORAJA TREKKING TOUR (B.L.D) 
After breakfast, trekking deep into the country’s side through the footpath, crossing the river through suspension bamboo bridge and walking passing through coffee and cacao plantation. Enroute you will find a very beautiful landscape, old traditional houses, and stone grave. Afternoon arrive in Limbung, diiner and overnight at simple village with the real traditional house (Tongkonan) in which you will stay with local family.

DAY 07 : TORAJA TREKKING TOUR (B.L.D) 
Breakfast at Pangala’ then proceed to Ma’dong village via Dende with a very beautiful sceneries of rice fields landscape. This treck just go down , You will be picked up at Dende to continue by car to Rantepao. Dinner and overnight at hotel.

Note : If there is traditional funeral ceremony which can be reached by foot will be included within two days Toraja tour. A typical torajan local fruits & live stuff market can also be visited during your two days tour in Toraja Land.

DAY 08  : TORAJA – PENDOLO (B.L.D)
After breakfast at hotel Leaving TORAJA for PENDOLO Some stops on the way for the nice views on Puncak before Palopo with many valley , than from Palopo to Masamba where the transmigration area , many people come from Java , Bali , Toraja and other island of Indonesia and they do as Farmers , Goverment organise and give them a place like land for planting ,ricefield and houses , Lunch enroute ,afternoon Arrive in Pendolo direclty check-in at HOTEL for overnight and dinner.

DAY 09 :  PENDOLO – BANCEA – TENTENA ( Dolidi ) – (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, Drive to Hotel for your accommodation, after check in than visit Saluopa where the big Waterfall , and butterfly are there also , than continue visit the Bali village near Tentena , late noon back to Hotel .

DAY 10 : TENTENA – BADA VALLEY OR LORE LINDU NATIONAL PARK (B.L.D)
After breakfast at hotel, we drive to Bada Valley takes about 4 hours drive, check in at Ningsih Homestay and after lucnh start your megaliths tour visits to a huge megalith of Sulawesi in Sepe area called Palindo. Located in Savannah and flat 7 km from your home stay, walk crossing hanging bridge and through cocoa plantations and rice fields. From Palindo megalith, continue hikes towards Maturu, Crown, Kalambas and Oba megalith. Lunch will be on the way. After lunch continue hiking to the main road where a jeep will pick us up for transfer to visit Tinoe, traditional bark clothes processing then to Baula megaliths. From Baula, by jeep drive back to Bomba village where the home stays is located. On the way we stop at Tarai Roi and Ari Ipohi megalith. Dinner and stay overnight at Ningsih homestay.

DAY 11 : BADA VALLEY – PUNCAK TAMAHINGKI (FORREST TREKKING) (B.L.D)
After breakfast at homestay, with porter and ranger you will start your real adventure trekking towards Besoa Valley by way of pure jungle of Lore Lindu National Park. First about 4 hours is climbing through tropical rain forest. Total time approximately we spend about 6 hours to reach to the place where we will stay overnight in a hut or tent in the jungle. Guide and ranger will prepare lunch box. Dinner and stay overnight in a hut. (Elevation is between 1500-2000 meters above sea level).

DAY 12: PUNCAK (Hill) – BESOA VALLEY (DODA VILLAGE) (B.L.D)
After breakfast, Continue your jungle trek to Besoa Valley through tropical rainforest. Today, the trek mostly going down towards Besoa Valley, which spend about 7 – 8 hours. Sometimes you could see a group of Sulawesi macacas, horn bills (rhyticeros cassidix) and sulawesi serpent eagle (spilornis rufipectus). Upon arrival at open area before Doda village you will be surprise to see a spectacular panorama of Besoa Valley. Arrive in the afternoon in Doda village. Check in at Rezky homestay. Dinner at your home stay.

DAY 13: BESOA VALLEY TOUR (B.L.D)
Morning after breakfast, start your exploration around Besoa Valley visits to Tadulako megalith. Just about 3 kms behind Doda village, walk through rice fields and a few savannah. Tadulako is located up the hill. From Tadulako, continue hikes to Pokekea area (about 7 kms from Tadulako megalith.You will walk through villages and ricefields. Lunch will be done at Pokekea area. Pokekea is a group of megaliths where you could many different type and shape of megaliths. From Pokekea, you will proceed by car to visit a pregnance megalith behind the village before go back to your homestay. Dinner at your home stay.

DAY 14: BESOA VALLEY – NAPU VALLEY (B.L.D)
After breakfast, we driving to Napu Valley. Arrived in Napu Valley, we will visit to Watutau megaliths, Wanga and Tamadue megalith. These three megaliths are located in Napu Valley. Lunch enroute. Check in at Homestay at Wuasa Village. After check-in, we will do another short trekking arround Napu Valley to see some Birds including Endemics Birds from Sulawesi. Late afternoon, back to Homestay for dinner and overnight.

DAY 15 : NAPU VALLEY – PALU (B.L.D)
Early morning at 5AM, we will drive up to Tambing Lake where we will be seeing many Birds around this location. Back to homestay for Breakfast and Shower. Then continue drive to Palu city. Lunch will be on the way. Arrive Palu city, capital town of Central Sulawesi. Check in at hotel. Dinner out side of the hotel.

DAY 16: PALU – AIRPORT (B)
Breakfast at hotel , transfer to airport for your next destination flight.

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