The 5 Days Manado Tour is relatively short adventure tour to explore North Sulawesi. This 5 days tour starts and ends in Manado, the capital province of North Sulawesi. Travelers who wants to explore the tourist places in South Manado are recommended to take this 5 Days Manado Tour. The 5 Days Manado Tour covers the city of Manado, Bunaken Island, Minahasa Island and Bitung.
5 Days Manado Tour Itinerary
Day 1 Manado City Tour
Upon arrival at Sam Ratulangi airport of Manado, you will be directly transferred to the hotel for check in. Afternoon tour to visit the Boulevard road, Ban Hin Kiong Budhist temple, Kampong China, Kawanua handicraft, and Bumi Beringin. Afterward stop at a local restaurant for dinner.
Day 2 Bunaken Island Tour
After breakfast at the hotel, join the 5 Days Manado Tour visiting Bunaken island. Upon arrival, we will directly experience the glass bottom boat to see the natural beauty of the sea garden. Bunaken is very beautiful for snorkeling or diving. For those want to swim / snorkeling, we provide the boat and free guide (snorkeling equipment). Lunch will be served at local restaurant. Afternoon return to Manado and make stop at a traditional local warungs in Manado to try some typical snacks, cake, and the famous ”Gohu”. Trip proceed to see the second biggest statue of the Lord Jesus Biggest in Asia (high 31m, with a float position, overlooking the city Manado). Dinner is provided at a local restaurant.
Day 3 Minahasa Highland Tour
After breakfast at the hotel, the participants prepare for a full day tour visiting Minahasa highland, where we can withness the natural beauty of Manado city from a altitute of 500 meters above sea level. Other places to see are the City Tomohon, Pagoda Tower, local villages in the Minahasa, Center of local craft and furniture, and also lake Tondano. Lunch will be provided in local restaurant at lakeside of Tondano. After lunch, drive to Bukit Kasih, the center of clay pots in Minahasa region Pulutan. In the afternoon return to Manado and overnight at hotel. Dinner is provided at a local restaurant.
Day 4 Historical Bitung Tour
After breakfast at the hotel, continue the 5 Days Manado Tour visiting waruga Sawangan, where we can see an ancient site of the Minahasa culture in the past. A stone grave is being heritage where archeolgist can dig deeply about Minahasa people and their culture. Afterward stop at local restaurant for lunch. After lunch drive to Bitung city and see closely spectacular Ocean of Bitung and Namundung Park Safary, to see closely the smallest primates in the world approx. weight 250 grams, length 15 cm, typical Sulawesi horned deer, tropical birds and other wild animals. Afterward directly drive back to Manado and overnight at the hotel. Dinner is provided at a local restaurant.
Day 5 Manado – Departure
After breakfast, do small shopping for your typical North Sulawesi handicrafts. Then transfer to airport for your next flight to next destination.