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Indonesia Tours - Toraja Highland Tours

The 3 Days Toraja Highland Tour is an all inclusive tour that runs through the southern Toraja area of Sulawesi and although it is short it follows the main sights and reveals the beauty of both the countryside and the culture of this tropical un-spoilt paradise. Included in the price is everything apart from the extra refreshments and any souvenirs you wish to buy. The 3 Day Toraja Highland Tour is a short but satisfying trip that can be easily fitted into any Indonesia holiday.3 Day Toraja Highland Tour ItineraryDay 1 –  Arrive  Makassar - Transfer to RantepaoWhen you reach the Hasanuddin Airport of Makassar Sulawesi you will meet the representative who will then transfer you in the air-conditioned transport on the eight-hour journey to Tana Toraja where you will reach the restaurant and the incredible building that are reminiscent of the traditional boats that have been part of the culture of these seafaring folk for generations. You will have the chance to eat the fantastic seafood at the Pare Pare in the afternoon and there will be another break for enjoying the beautiful views of the Mount Buttukabobong and sample the local coffee before arriving in Rantepao in the afternoon where you will have a free program until the evening when you will make the over night stay at the hotel.Day 2 – The Full Day Tour of TorajaAfter enjoying breakfast at the hotel.The 2nd day of 3 Days Toraja Highland Tour begins with full daystour of the Tana Toraja area. You will visit the hanging stone graves of Lemo and Tau Tau. After this magnificent cultural experience you will then go on to see Londa where the natural graves are located and there are some more unusual tombs to see. You will also travel to the near by traditional village of Kete Kesu where you will see the interesting architecture that is reminiscent of the styles used in the traditional boats used by the people of Toraja. From here you will visit the secret baby graves, which is beautiful and emotional experience before see the huge rice barns around the rice padi fields. You will stay again at the hotel where you will have dinner and have another evening free to do as you please.Day 3 – Toraja Highland- DepartureYou will again eat breakfast at the hotel and then begin the scenic trip back to Makassar where you will then transfer to Hasanuddin Airport and make the onwards trip to your next destination having witnessed the unusual and fascinating culture of Toraja and the beauty of the island where these people live. Lunch on your final day is a fantastic seafood meal in Pare Pare. End of 3 Days Toraja Highland Tour.
4 Days Makassar Toraja HighLand Tour is short adventure tour to Toraja Land and starts from Makassar City. It is just a simple tour to explore the exotic of Toraja Land. 4 Days Makassar Toraja HighLand Tour is suitable for travellers with limit on holiday time in Indonesia. 4 Days Makassar Toraja HighLand Tour ItineraryDay 01 : Arrival - MakassarUpon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport, Meeting Service. Transfer directly to Makassar for your accommodation and city tour. Overnight and dinner at hotel.  Meals : DinnerDay 02 : Makassar - TorajaBreakfast at hotel. Transfer to Toraja Land with 08 hours drive-trip takes across the Bugis Village with their houses on poles along the magnificent mountaionous ranges. Lunch will be served at local Restaurant in Pare-Pare, a small port situated 155 kms north of UjungPandang. Refreshment at the Hill-Top of Puncak Lakawan and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Erotic mountain. Late Afternoon Arrive in Toraja Land , check-in to Hotel for overnight. Accommodation at Misilina Hotel 3* or similar.Meals : Breakfast, Lunch.Day 03 : Fullday Toraja TourThis the day excursion around Tana Toraja entails visits to various ancient villages; lemo, which is famous for its stone grave as well as for its beautiful Toraja house; kete Kesu Pallawa, a traditional village rich in local handicrafts; Londa, where the dead buried with ceremonies invoking reincarnation; the business places handicrafts Rantepao, Enjoy lunch during the tour and return to your hotel for overnight stay.Meals : Breakfast, Lunch. Accommodation at Misilina Hotel 3* or similar.Day 04 : Toraja – MakassarBreakfast at hotel. Leaving Toraja Land for UjungPandang. Lunch at Bukit indah Restaurant in Pare-Pare and directly to the Airport for your onward flight.Meals : Breakfast, Lunch
The 4 Days Toraja Highland Tour is a soft adventure tour visiting some main tourist objects in Toraja Land. The tour stars upon arrival at Makassar either at the airport or from any hotel within Makassar. The highlights of 4 Days Toraja Highland Tour is the tomb of the royal family at Suaya Village and the traditional houses.This experience includes all overnight stays at the recommended hotels and breakfast, lunch and dinner in the recommended dinners and local restaurants. You will have a guide with you at all times who will explain all about the reasons behind the sights that you see and help with communications as well as show you to all of the areas that you wish to see. When you visit the markets he will help with the bartering and the prices of different items as well as giving you time o yourself when you desire.The 4 days Toraja Land Tour is one of the most unusual tours that you can find in Indonesia and has one of the most interesting cultures. The actual panoramas are incredible and for the most part of the island the land is un-spoilt and unchanged. You will also see the amazing forts that have been used by different people throughout history by these incredibly proud seafaring people. 4 Days Toraja Tour Itinerary Day 1 Makassar – Toraja LandThe 4 Days Toraja Highland Tour starts and ends at Makassar Airport in Sulawesi and is a fantastic tour revealing the scenic and cultural beauty and uniqueness of the area. Once you land at the airport you will be met by the representative who will lead you straight to the hotel where you will stay overnight and rest ready for the start of the activities. You will however have a free program for the evening in order to relax and get a feel for the area.Day 2 Toraja Land TourOn the second day of 4 days Toraja Land Tour, you will eat your breakfast in the hotel and then you will make the guided trip using air conditioned transport to the Toraja Highland where you will visit the tombs of the royal family and at Suaya. These are one of the most unusual and interesting sight of the Four Day Toraja Tour as the tombs are located in hollowed out cave high in the cliffs that overlook the sea. To be left in these tombs is a great honor where your soul will be able to move from the cliffs protected and guided by the statues that stand at the mouth of the cave. There are complex reasons behind this as the soul will not leave the body unless it is away from the home and if buried the soul will be trapped so the dead are placed in stone tombs or in a hanging grave.Day 3 Toraja Land TourOn the third day of the Four Day Toraja Tour you will visit the village of Palawa where you will see the amazing houses that resemble the traditional boats that have been used by the Toraja throughout history. At over 1355 meters above sea level you will be able to see the views for miles around and enjoy them in mild and cool mountain climates. Here there are some amazing graves as well as some amazing view spots and strange little villages that all support this wonderful culture unchanged to this day.Day 4 Toraja Land – DepartureBreakfast at hotel. Transfer back to Makassar for your next destination.
5 Days Toraja Highland Bugis Tour offes standard package tour exploring Toraja Highland on South Sulawesi and its surrounding areas. It is a short package tour on South Sulawesi. The 5 Days Toraja Highland Bugis Tour covers Bone, Lake Tempe, Bambapuang and Kete Kesu Pallawa. 5 Days Toraja Highland Bugis Tour ItineraryDay 01 : Makassar – Monkey Forest - BoneUpon your arrival at Makassar Airport, our profesioanl local tour guide will welcomed you and directly transfer to Sengkang, drive 4 - 5 hours by land, we will visit prehistoric cave and possible to see monkey forest en National Park in Camba. Continue to Bone, lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon arrive at Bone for overnight stay and dinner. Meals Plan : Lunch, Dinner. Accommodations at Villa Palette or similarDay 02 : Bone - Lake Tempe - BambapuangAfter breakfast at your hotel ( you can observe beautiful sunrise on the ocean ) , depart to Sengkang “ Tempe Lake “. Upon your arrival and you’ll embark on a tour Tempe Lake and take a view a floating house, when we back from the lake will visit a Buginese home industries to watch demonstration of traditional silk weaving. Than continue to Bambapuang. Late afternoon will arrive at Bambapunag and directly to check in for overnight stay and dinner. Meals Plan : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Accommodations at Villa Bambapuang or similarDay 03 : Bambapuang - Toraja TourBreakfast, leaving for Toraja in the morning. Take a day excursion around Tana Toraja entails visits to various ancient villages; lemo, which is famous for its stone grave as well as for its beautiful Toraja house; Kete Kesu Pallawa, a traditional village rich in local handicrafts; Londa, where the dead buried with ceremonies invoking reincarnation; the business places handicrafts Rantepao, Enjoy lunch during the tour and check in to the hotel for overnight stay and dinner at local restaurant. Meals Plan : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Accommodation at Misilina Hotel or similarDay 04 : Toraja Tour3 Days Toraja Highland Bugis Tour explore more of Tana Toraja, learning about the costumes and traditions of several tribes sprawled throughout the region.Meals Plan : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner. Accommodation at Misilina Hotel or similarThe schedule above may change upon agreement when it is possible to see a ceremonyDay 05 : Toraja – Pare Pare - MakassarBreakfast, check out hotel for Makassar and drive for about 8 -9 hr. Lunch at Pare Pare. After lunch drive again to Makassar / Airport for your onward flight to the next destinations.Meals Plan : Breakfast, Lunch. End of the 3 Days Toraja Highland Bugis Tour.
Toraja Land is around 9 hours drive from Makassar, the capital province of South Sulawesi. Joining the 6 Days Toraja Land Tour is a particular experience for travelers who want to know more about the cultural life of Toraja People. The 6 Days Toraja Land Tour feature the combination of the adventure trip to explore the local village its local people, adventure tour to Toraja Highland. Tour to Toraja Land gives the opportunity to experience about the local culture while enjoying the natural beauty of the country side. The 6 days Toraja Land Tour is recommended for travelers who have more holiday time to explore Toraja Land. The 6 Days Toraja Land Tour Itinerary Day 1 Makassar - Toraja The 6 Day Toraja Land Tour begins and ends in Makassar where the airport is based as well as the hotel of your first stop over. You will be picked up from the airport by a private car or and air conditioned minibus to the Toraja land which is an 8 hour trip across the Bugis countryside and valleys passing many incredible sights and villages which are built on popes in the mountains. You will stop on route at the Bukit Indah Restaurant in Para Pare which is a small port town located north of Makassar by around 155 kms. You will then arrive in Toraja in the late afternoon in time for the incredible sunset and then an open plan for the evening after checking into the recommended hotel. Day 2 Toraja Full Day Tour On your second day of 6 Days Toraja Land Tour, your will wake up early to begin your exploration of the Toraja land. You will head to the hillsides to see the famous and incredible hanging graves and the graves that are located in the hollowed out caves high in the cliffs where they lye guarded by the statues outside the mouth of the caves. These are the graves of the royals and important people of the culture and there is the presence of the Sultan’s Palace and the cultural performances that you will see around this dramatic landscape. You will eat lunch in this area at the Rantepo Restaurant that has amazing views of the surrounding panorama. From here you will visit the traditional wood carving village of Kete Kesu before returning to your hotel for the overnight stay. Day 3 Toraja Day Tour Begins as usual with breakfast at the hotel and then another full day’s excursion. You will see some of the most beautiful villages of the entire area of Toraja with the traditional boat style roofs that show the proud roots of the people in the seafaring trades and exploration. You will see the incredible rice padi terraces of the areas that lead up to the mountains and get an excellent awareness of the uniqueness of this wonderful culture. Dinner is at the hotel but you will sample the local delicacies for lunch or eat some of the basic international food. Day 4 Toraja Day Tour On day four of The 6 Days Toraja Land Tour you will visit Pangli which is the stone Deadman statue. This is based around the story of Bori and the existence of megalithic graves. You will see the different social levels of the hierarchy represented in the different statues and pictures. Your guide will explain the relevance of these as you wander around. Day 5 Toraja Land Free Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Makassar and overnight at hotel in Makassar. The rest of the day is at your own pleasure. Day 6 Toraja Land - Makassar Breakfast at hotel. Departure transfer to Makassar for next destination.   What is included in this tour? Private air conditioned car Accommodation at selected hotel Breakfast, lunch and dinner Admission fees Tour guide   What's not included in this tour. Personal insurance Tipping for tour guide Air ticket  
The 7 Days Toraja Highland Tour covers more tourist objects around Toraja Land. This tour fits the needs of travelers who wants to get closer to the local people of Toraja Land.  7 Days Toraja Highland Tour offers an adventure trip to explore the beauty of Toraja Land and its local culture. The 7 days Toraja Highland Tour is one of the most recommended adventure trips to explore Toraja Land in South Sulawesi. The 7 Days Toraja Highland Tour Itinerary Day 1 Makassar – BiraUpon your arrival in airport Makassar, our representative will meet and lead on an six-hours drive to Bira. You will stop at local restaurant for lunch, stop over te see boat building in Bira. Arrive in Bira directly to check in at hotelDay 2 Bira – Liukang Island – BiraAfter breakfast in hotel, continue the trip toLiukang Island with a fisherman boat to enjoy and to see the coral and some type of fish. afterwards walking to see the fisherman village in that island is that famous by traditional hand weaving. Enjoying white sand a moment before returning to Bira.Day 3 Bira – SengkangAfter Breakfast, we will leave Bira Beach for Sengkang. Once you reach your destination, you’ll embark on a tour along Tempe Lake to watch floating house of fisherman and demonstration of traditional silk weaving. Lunch and Dinner will be held at hotel or local restaurant.Day 4 Sengkang – TorajaDeparts in the morning for Toraja via Palopo, late afternoon arrive at Toraja and directly to check in at your hotel.Day 5 Toraja TourThis the day excursion around Tana Toraja entails visits to various ancient villages; lemo, which is famous for its stone grave as well as for its beautiful Toraja house; kete Kesu Pallawa, a traditional village rich in local handicrafts; Londa, where the dead buried with ceremonies invoking reincarnation; the business places handicrafts Rantepao, Enjoy lunch during the tour and return to your hotel for dinner and overnight stay.Day 6 Toraja TourSpend the day exploring more of Tana Toraja, learning about the costumes and traditions of several tribes sprawled throughout the region.Day 7 Toraja – Pare Pare – MakassarBreakfast. Transfer to Makassar and drive for about 8 -9 hr. Lunch at Pare Pare. After lunch drive again to Makassar Airport for your onward flight to the next destinations.

Toraja Highland Tours and Adventure tours to Toraja Land covers the beauty and the uniqueness of South Sulawesi area. The Toraja Highland Tours can be arranged from major cities in Indonesia. If you enter Indonesia through Jakarta, Bali, Manado and Yogyakarta, it will be easier to arrange internal flights. Visiting South Sulawesi will be more comfortable if you join one of Toraja Highland Tours.

Located in the south of Sulawesi of the Indonesian Archipelago is the narrow south western Peninsula where the region of the Toraja Highland can be found. This area is in the north of the southern region and is not to be confused with the Bugis people of the southern most areas. The Toraja people are known for there seafaring culture. These are a fascinating and unique tribe of people who have traveled vastly around Indonesia throughout history and have reached lands as far as Australia where their language has been integrated into the Aboriginal language of North Australia. They have one of the oldest seafaring fleets it the world and there area is still used as the gateway to the east of Indonesia. All of the trading ships from all over Europe have used the Toraja Highland as a base in order to take these people as escorts to prevent trouble from the privates of the waters. You can still see some of the forts that were built in the area for these reasons as well as the Sultan's Palace and base for the wars that have been waged throughout Indonesian history.

There are some strange and unique sights to see in this area as there is still a strong culture that follow the ancient believes and ceremonies that have been part of the culture for generations. The largest ceremonies area the birth and death ceremonies where there are grand feasts and buffalos as well as other animals are sacrificed. After death the person is not build but dressed and laid in a hanging crave that is placed in the high caves on the cliffs overlooking the sea. You can see these hollowed out caves in the cliffs where there are always statues guarding the caves from spirits. There are other forms of burial that take place depending on the hierarchy of the person within the village.

Another promenade feature of the area is the buildings that have high and exaggerated roofs that look similar to the traditional boats of the Toraja. These sights and many more can be enjoyed when taking the long and scenic drive from Ujang Pandang to Toraja Highland. The capital of the area is known as Makassar which has a high historic importance in the trading industry as well as for protection of the port. There are actually 11 forts that have been built throughout the history, the built in 1594 by the demands of the Sultan and other for differing reasons throughout the unstable history of the area. These are all amazing sights to see at the seafront and offer a diverse presentation of the area’s history through architecture. There are plenty of interesting places to visit around the outskirts of the area and in the mountains and all over the Toraja Highland not to mention the beauty that can be found high in the hills. There are waterfalls, lakes and all sorts of villages and markets that are peaceful and simple but with complex societies and cultures.

The special arrangement of Toraja Highland Tours are available for reservation made through us at discount prices. During the Toraja Highland Tours, an experience local tour guide will escort you exploring the villages.