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Meet the Torajan

Meet the Torajan

4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS

We propose you  deep immersion in the Toraja culture outside the tourist trails. Our passionate local guides will make you discover their culture, customs and traditions from inside.Get off the beaten track to discover cultural diversity, meet local people, find unusual places...

The word Toraja comes from the Bugis language,  which means “people from the highlands”. Nature is just amazing. We know all the secret places in Tana Toraja : hidden waterfalls, the most peaceful places...We will be happy to make you discover Tana Toraja in a different way so that you can feel the authenticity of Tana Toraja. 

 

 

 

 

Arrival flight: Rantepao

Departure flight: Rantepao

 

 

DAY 1  ARRIVE TORAJA – LEMO – KETE KETU - RANTEPAO
Arrival at Tana Toraja Airport. We will take a Lunch at Local Resto in Sangala area and the we will visit the stone grave In Lemo village, and then we will head to Keke Kesu Village, to see the traditional Tongkonan Houses. Then we will go directly to our hotel. Overnight.

Meals included:  None

 

DAY 2 MEET THE TORAJAN

Today we will visit Tana Toraja Region. Toraja Region is not only privileged for its wonderful landscape, but for its active and strange local culture. Even though nowadays its religion is mostly Christian, the animism religion is still alive. They still live according to their original animism religion called Aluk Todolo. 

We will visit its traditional villages and we will be able to appreciate the curious hulled ship shape of the Toraja traditional houses called Tongkonan, the stone graves and the  Tau-Tau (wood effigies representing the deceased), high up a rock. We will also visit its colorful markets, as the Toraja make their transactions and shopping every day.

If during the stay we have the opportunity to see a ceremony, the family will invite is to assist and we will see the fascinating ritual that a Toraja funeral is. 

Meals included: Breakfast

 

DAY 3 BATUTUMONGA WALK  - RANTEPAO

After breakfast we will visit the old megaliths in Bori Village, and also the traditional village of Palawa with lots of Tongkonan and Alangs aligned from north to South. After we will heading to Batutumonga where we will see the spectacular Panorama of Toraja Valley. Lunch time. After Lunch we will easy walk down for 2hours to Tikala Village. During this walk we’ll see the beautiful Toraja rice terraces, and traditional houses. In Tikala our driver will take us to Rantepao. Overnight in our Hotel.

Meals included: Breakfast

 

DAY 4  RANTEPAO  - DEPART-  AIRPORT

 After breakfast, Transfer to Toraja Airport. End of this amazing experience!

Meals Included: Breakfast

 

Note: All of our itineraries can be tailored to your requirements, allowing us to create the perfect tailor made trip in Indonesia  just for you. Contact us with your holiday ideas and we’ll start planning your unique personalized trip!

ITINERARY: 4 days / 3 nights

DAY 1
ARRIVAL IN TANA TORAJA
DAY 2
MEET THE TORAJAN
DAY 3
BATUTUMONGA TREKKING
DAY 4
TANA TORAJA-AIRPORT

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