• Trip Code

    EZC042

  • Location

    South Sulawesi

  • Meeting Point

    Makassar

  • Number of Pax

    Min. 8 pax

HIGHLIGHTS

Jesus Statue in Burake / Tau Tau / Tongkonan / Batu Tumonga / Rammang Rammang / Makassar

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PRIVATE TOUR

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Sulawesi

INTRODUCTION

Sulawesi is one of the main islands of Indonesia, and the 11th largest island in the world. With four spindly arms spinning outward, Sulawesi’s spidery shape is easily recognizable.

This enormous island has much to offer the visitor from extraordinary unique cultures, to an under-explored mountainous hinterland, and several truly world class diving spots.

Sulawesi

South Sulawesi

South Sulawesi is one of Indonesia Provinces that lies on Sulawesi Island. Makassar is the capital of this province that was called as Ujung Pandang. The local inhabitant that stay in South Sulawesi is dominated by Bugis and Makassar people, but Toraja ethnic is the indigenous ethnic people from South Sulawesi.

Toraja

Torajan are still living on mountainous range, based on their name meaning on Bugis language, “to riaja” referred to “people of the uplands”. Torajan cultural initiation that popular is about their funeral rite of bury the death people. They placed the death people on carved into rocky cliff. The carve is symbolizing the death person called Tau-tau. Tau-tau is made from jack fruit wood, strong wood, and to cut this timber, must be done with traditional ceremony of Toraja, while the eyes of Tau-tau is made of the bone and buffalo horn.

Activities

Jesus Statue in Burake

Standing high on Buntu Burake hill,  this Tana Toraja icon with its 40 m tall, is the tallest Jesus statue in the world after the one in Polandia which is 52,5 m tall.

Funeral Ritual

Uniquely, to the Torajans, death has always been a central theme, where in addition to the well-known elaborate funeral ceremonies, Torajans also honor the deceased by carving out the likeness of the dead, known as Tau-tau.

Tongkonan

Tongkonan is the traditional ancestral house, or rumah adat of the Torajan people, in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. Tongkonan have a distinguishing boat-shaped and oversized saddleback roof.

Sengkang

Sengkang is a town in South Sulawesi province of Indonesia and it is the seat of Wajo Regency. It lies on the east side of Lake Tempe, a shallow lake fringed by wetlands with traditional floating houses and a large population of wonderful birdlife.

Batu Tumonga

There is no better place in Toraja to experience the beauty of nature than Batutumonga. Batutumonga offers relaxing ambiance, cool temperature, and beautiful views.  It is the perfect place to visit, sit, relax and drink a warm cup of Tana Torajan coffee.

Rammang Rammang

Rammang-Rammang is a place in the karst mountain range (limestone) in Maros-Pangkep. It settled in Salenrang village, District Bontoa, Maros, South Sulawesi province, or about 40 km north of Makassar. Rammang Rammang Lime stone forest scattered for about 45 000 hectares (45A km²) and this is the third largest karst areas in the world, after Tsingy in Madagascar and Shilin in China. There are two stone forest park complex in Rammang-Rammang that located in the north and in the south.

ITINERARY

DAY 1: Makassar-Rammang-Rammang- Toraja (L,D)
Reach Makassar in the morning then we will continue our journey to explore Rammang-Rammang and Leang-Leang, the pre-historical sites where we can see the thousand years old handprints. Lunch at Rammang Rammang with a view of paddy field. From there, we will continue our journey to Toraja (about 8 hours journey).

DAY 2: Full Day Toraja Tour (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we will visit Kete Kesu, a traditional village of Toraja where we can see the Tongkonan – the Torajan house with their unique paddy rice storage. From there, we will go to the natural grave of Londa, a grave in the cave. Next, to the hanging grave on the cliff and also to the secret baby graves on the tree. Back to Rantepao in the evening, enjoy the popular Toraja Coffee before going back to the hotel. Dinner and free time afterwards.

DAY 3: Full Day Toraja Tour (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we will go to Bori Parinding, the megalithic site and the grave in the rock. From there, we will go to Batutumonga where we can see the stretch of Toraja traditional houses along the way with the view of mountains surrounded by the cloud and paddy field. Lunch at the local restaurant. After lunch, we will visit the oldest weaving housed in Toraja. Before going back to hotel, we will visit the local market and tour around the city of Rantepao. Dinner and free programme.

DAY 4: Toraja – Makassar – Transfer Out (B,L)
After breakfast, get ready to check out as we will be going back to Makassar. We will stop over at Batukabombong for a coffee break with a view of Mount Nona. Lunch will be at Pare-Pare. Reach Makassar, drop off at the hotel or airport.

INCLUSIONS

• 3 nights accommodation
• Transportation during the trip
• Meals as stated on the itinerary
• All necessary permits, retributions, and administrative requirements
• Tour Guide and/or Leader
• Mineral Water

EXCLUSIONS

• Transportation from your city to the meeting point
• Visa on Arrival (if applicable)
• Optional tours which are not stated on the itinerary
• Personal expenses
• Gratuity for guides
• Travel Insurance

HOW TO BOOK

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THINGS TO NOTE

  • Eazy cooperates with selected local tour operators and ensures the best quality of services to all travelers.
  • The sequence of itineraries is subject to change without prior notice according to departure date, weather, traffic, etc.
  • Please bring valid documentation on travel date (passport, driving license, visa, etc). Please make one copy of your passport or National ID just in any case it is necessary

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