D1. ARRIVAL IN MAKASAR – HALF DAY CITY TOUR (D)
Arrival in Makassar, meet and greet with our representative. Then we will take you on a half day city tour visiting The
Museum of Balla Lompoa where we can find all ancient collection from the royal family of Gowa kingdom. Onwards to
Sulawesi Miniature Garden to see all types of South Sulawesian traditional houses. Afterwards, we will visit Akkarena
Beach Tanjung Bunga for resfreshment. Dinner will be served at a local restaurant.
After dinner transfer to hotel for check in
D2. DRIVE TO TANA TORAJA (B,L,D)
After breakfast, take approx. 8 hours scenic drive to Tana Toraja with many photostops
en route, passing through the
Buginese villages with their typical wooden houses. Lunch will be served at local restaurant. In the afternoon stop on the
Puncak Lakawan for having coffee break while enjoy the wonderful view of Mount Buttukabobong. In the afternoon
arrive in Rantepao. Dinner and stay overnight at Hotel.
D3. FULL DAY TANA TORAJA TOUR (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we will take you on a full day Tana Toraja tour. In the morning we drive to Batutumonga highland, where
we can enjoy the spectacular views of blue mountains, green rice terraces & other unique sites around the spot. Lunch will
be served at a local restaurant. In the afternoon, we visit Lemo where we can find hanging graves with its rows of TauTau
effigies. On to Londa, a natural grave where the deceased are entombed. Kete Kesu is a traditional Torajan village where
we can see the Tongkonan houses and the rice barns. Than back to Hotel for stay overnight with dinner will be served at
D4. TORAJA – PENDOLO (B,L,D)
After breakfast, drive to Pendolo via Palopo. The road between Tana Toraja to Palopo offers us many spectacular views.
Lunch en route. In the afternoon, arrive in Pendolo a small town, located on the south shore of Lake Poso.
Dinner and stay overnight at Hotel.
D5. PENDOLO – TENTENA (B,L,D)
After breakfast, depart for Tentena. Today, we will take a charter boat, crossing the crystal clear waters of Lake Poso.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Tentena. After lunch, we will visit the Wera Saluopa waterfall, famous for its
multi stepped waterfall. Dinner and stay overnight at Cottage – simple accommodation.
D6. TENTENA – PALU (B,L,D)
After breakfast, set out to Palu. On the way we will visit the Sulewana Waterfall. Lunch will be served in Poso. In the
afternoon, arrive in Palu. Dinner and stay overnight at Hotel.
D7. PALU – DONGGALA (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we will take you on a full day tour to Donggala. We will stop in Kampong Lere to see the traditional
house of Joyo Kodi, the house of the former king of Kaili people. Then we will take a walk through a fishing village near
Donggala. Lunch will be served on a sandy beach seashore. After lunch, we will take a short city tour in Donggala by
traditional horse carriage. In the afternoon, transfer directly to Prince John Dive Resort Tanjung Karang.
D8. DONGGALA (B,L,D)
Free program at Prince John Dive Resort
D9. DONGGALA – GORONTALO (B,L,D)
After breakfast, depart for Gorontalo, passing through several villages where we can see the local life. Lunch en route.
Late in the afternoon, arrive in Gorontalo. Dinner and stay overnight at Hotel Quality Gorontalo.
D10. GORONTALO – MANADO (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we drive to the capital town of North Sulawesi “Manado” by passing through the picturesque villages,
white sandy beaches, coconut and clove plantations. Late in the afternoon, arrive in Manado. Then direct transfer to your
hotel for dinner and stay overnight at.
D11. FULL DAY MINAHASA HIGHLAND TOUR (B,L,D)
After breakfast, start from your hotel to highland places visiting Woloan village an area with a big group of carpenters,
they are building the traditional Minahasa wooden house for sell. Tomohon traditional wet market, selling vegetables,
traditional food of Minahasan such as wild pig, Dog, mice even snake. Temboan hilltop, if not cloudy you can enjoy the
fantastic panorama of line of vegetables, farms, Bitung port and Tondano Lake with rice field surroundings. Here is a
good photo spot. Drive around Tondano Lake with its goldfish farm. After lunch visiting Hill of love with the spring water
and 2435 stairs around this hill but before visiting Pulutan village that produces clay pottery. This tour is uncompleted if
you not seeing the Linow Lake in Lahendong because the sulfur and sunshine, after the spectacular tours and dinner with
Manado view you will be pick up to your hotel.
D12. TRANSFER OUT (B)
After breakfast, transfer directly to Sam Ratulangi Airport Manado to catch your flight for your next destination.
What is included in the tour package :
– Accommodations twin/double share
– Breakfasts, lunches and dinners as appeared in itinerary
– Tours and entrance fees for all of the sites the group attends together, as listed in the Itinerary
– All transports required for the whole journey as indicated in itinerary
– Services of a professional Tourist Guide throughout the tour
– Tour production by PT Lintang Buana Wisata Nusantara
– Specified accommodations and meals for the guide and driver
– Return airport to hotel transfer
What is not included yet in the tour package :
– Airfare & airport tax
– Travel Insurance
– Personal expenses, optional tours or additional meals
– Tipping or gratitudes for driver and guide
(by FIP, Jan 2010)