9 Days Discover Toraja and Togean Island

From summit to the sea, experience the exotic cultural encounters at Toraja and unwind yourself in the islands of Togean, dubbed as a piece of heaven in the center of Sulawesi.

DAY 1 : AIRPORT - PARE PARE - BUGIS VILLAGE - PUNCAK LAKAWAN (EROTIC MOUNTAIN/GUNUNG NONA VIEW) - RANTEPAO (HOTEL)

Welcome to Sulawesi! Upon arrival, you will be greeted with your teman and will be driven to Pare Pare for a delicious seafood lunch. Along the way, you will pass by several Bugis Villages and visit a traditional house build on stilts. After lunch time, you will have a stop at Puncak Lakawan, known for its magnificent panorama of Erotic Mountain (Gunung Nona). Next, you will be driven to Rantepao to check-in at your accommodation.

Overnight at Toraja Heritage Hotel.

 

DAY 2 : LEMO - SANGALLA - SUAYA - TAMPANGALLO - BURAKE ROCK HILLS (JESUS CHRIST STATUE) - LONDA - KE'TE KESU VILLAGE - RANTEPAO

Your second day in Sulawesi is the day when you will visit Tana Toraja. First, you will visit Lemo to witness how burials were made in artificial caves on the face of the cliff with rows of Tau-Tau effigies in front of each gravesite. Next, you will visit Sangalla, you will see the famous baby graves before continuing to Suaya where the royal burial site is located. Continue to Tampangallo, you will see another unique grave where the locals use a natural cave as a burial ground. You will also visit Burake Rock Hills, where you can catch sight of huge statue of Jesus Christ on top of the cliff. Your next destination is Londa, another famous site for its cave burial. You will also visit Ke´te Kesu Village

Overnight at Toraja Heritage hotel

 

DAY 3 : SADDAN & PALLAWA VILLAGES - BATUTUMONGA - LOKOMATA - BORI VILLAGE - MARANTE VILLAGE - HOTEL

Your third day in Sulawesi is the day when you will explore Saddan and Pallawa, two very old villages with traditional houses and rice barns. Continue to Batutumonga, where you can enjoy spectacular views of rice terraces while having your lunch. Drive further up to Lokomata, where a unique gravesite by the side of the road will thrill you. On your way back, you may also visit Bori Village to see megalith stones from the distance. Afterwards, you will visit Marante Village to see another graveyards located by the riverside.

Overnight at Toraja Heritage Hotel.

 

DAY 4 : TRANSFER TO PENDOLO - PUNCAK PAREDEAN - PENDOLO CENTRAL SULAWESI - CROCODILE FARM

You will depart for a scenic drive to Pendolo. Our last stop in Puncak Pass will give you spectacular panorama of the dense tropical rain forest. Enjoy your coffee stop at Puncak Paredean before you continue your journey along the east coast all the way to the heart of Sulawesi Island to Pendolo Central Sulawesi. Your next destination will be in Masama district to see the Crocodile Farm.

Overnight at the Mulia Lake Poso Cottage.

 

DAY 6 : TRANSFER TO AMPANA - WAKAI - KADIDIRI ISLANDS - HOTEL

Wake up early in the morning and you will set out to Ampana. This early morning trip will pass through many unique villages. Upon arrival in Ampana, you will be transferred directly to the harbor to catch your public speed boat to Wakai. You will also continue to Kadidiri Islands and have your own leisure time.

Overnight at Kadidiri Paradise.

 

DAY 7 : TOGEAN SNORKELING TRIP (REEF 1 & REEF 2) - STINGLESS JELLYFISH LAKE - HOTEL

Today is your full day exploring underwater nirvana of the Togean Islands. You will start by visiting Reef 1 and Reef 2, before continuing to Stingless Jellyfish Lake. Famous for its wonderful underwater amongst Asia, enjoy the ultimate experience of snorkeling.

Overnight at Kadidiri Paradise.

 

DAY 8 : MALENGE REEF (FISHING) - BAJO VILLAGE - TOGEAN SNORKELING (REEF 3 & REEF 4) - HOTEL

Your exciting fishing experience is here! Visit Malenge Reef, well known as one of the best spot for giant trevaly and various tropical fish. You will then continue your journey to visit Sampela Bajo Village. Interact with the locals and observe their daily activities. Hop on your boat again and explore the underwater of Reef 3 and Reef 4. Snorkel with the fish and admire the beautiful corals.

Overnight at Kadidiri Paradise.

 

DAY 9: TRANSFER TO WAKAI VILLAGE - AMPANA - AIRPORT (FLIGHT TO PALU) - DEPARTURE

After savoring your breakfast, your teman will transfer you to Wakai Village and catch your boat trip to Ampana by morning public speed boat. Depends on your flight schedule, you will be driven back to the airport to catch your flight to Palu.