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From Bali: Private 3-Day Tour of Tana Toraja

Product ID: 193331
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Explore one of the most mysterious and exotic places in Indonesia, the Village of the Dead in Tana Toraja, South Sulawesi, which is in the famed Land of The Heavenly Kings. See this unique culture in the stunning scenery.
About this activity
Duration 3 days
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pick-up service

Pick-up from your accommodation in the South Bali tourist areas of Kuta, Seminyak, Legian, Nusa Dua, Uluwatu, Ubud, Sanur, and Canggu. Pick-up from another location can be arranged at an additional cost.
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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit Kete’ Kesu traditional village with unique wooden Tongkonan houses
  • Explore the Tombs of Lemo village and see the carved wooden effigies of the dead
  • See the natural graves in a cave of Londa village
  • Find the ancient megalith stones of Bori` village
  • Enjoy the superb view of the rice terraces at Tinombayo highland
Full description
Day 1: Arrive in Makassar and depart to Tana Toraja
Upon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport Makassar, you will be picked up by your tour guide. Head to Tana Toraja on an eight-hour drive, passing Buginese villages with typical houses on poles. On the way, visit a fishermen village in the Barru district with a beautiful beach panorama. If you're lucky, you'll see the traditional Buginese Pa’bagan fishing boats. In the afternoon, stop at Puncak Lakawan for a coffee break and enjoy the spectacular view of Mt Kabobong. Late in the afternoon, arrive in Rantepao, Tana Toraja. Stay overnight at the hotel. 

Day 2: Full-day Tana Toraja Tour
In the morning, visit Kete’ Kesu, a local Torajan village where you can find original traditional Tongkonan houses and their rice barns. Here see the giant tomb of the Kete’ Kesu royal family. Then, visit Lemo to see the hanging graves with their rows of Tau-Tau sculptures. Continue to Londa, a natural grave in a cave with entombed deceased. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Rantepao. After lunch, visit Bori’ to see ancient megalith stones which have existed for thousands of years. Afterwards, travel to the Tinombayo highland to enjoy the superb view of the rice terraces and Torajan local villages from the hill-top. Then visit Batutumonga where you can view the town of Rantepao. Finally, visit Lokomata where to find graves on a giant megalith stone. In the afternoon, return to the hotel for your overnight stay.

Day 3: Tana Toraja to Makassar
After breakfast, check out of your hotel and travel back to Makassar on the same road as day one. Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant in Pare-Pare. In the afternoon, arrive in Makassar. Then transfer directly to Hasanuddin Airport Makassar to catch your flight for your next destination.
Includes
  • Two nights accommodation in 4-star hotel (Toraja Misiliana Hotel or Toraja Heritage Hotel)
  • Pick up and drop-off at Makassar Airport
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Transportation and parking fees
  • Entrance fees
  • Two breakfasts and three lunches
  • Mineral water
What’s Not Included
  • Flight tickets unless you chose the option with the return flights from Bali
  • Dinner
  • Personal expenses

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

At Makassar Airport.

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Important information
Please bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for children
• The tour begins and ends at Makassar Airport
• If you choose the option with flights included we will arrange your airport transfers in Bali and return direct flights between Makassar and Bali with Garuda Airlines
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From US$ 570 US$ 456 per person