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Caraka Travelindo offers many more tailor made tours, throughout Sulawesi / Indonesia with a flexibility to suit your personal preferences and specific needs.

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We can help you plan your programme, reserve flights (throughout Indonesia) and book hotels as well as making specially requested tour arrangements.

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CT-03: Toraja Tour (05 days / 04 nights)
Day 01 Upon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport Makassar, meeting services. Afterwards, set out on the picturesque drive to Toraja. Lunch at a seafood restaurant in Pare-Pare, precedes a scenic drive with many photo-stops en route. In the afternoon, we will have a coffee-break on the Puncak Lakawan. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 02 After breakfast, a full day exploring Toraja. First visit Lemo to see rows of Tau Tau statues and hanging graves. Suaya the cliff graves then Londa, to see an ancient grave where the deceased are entombed. At Kete Kesu we can see Tongkonan, old rice barns, and traditional woodcarving. Lunch will be served in Rantepao. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 03 After breakfast, another full day discovery tour of Toraja, this time visiting Pallawa, Sa'dan, the weaving center as well as Marante and Nanggala, traditional Torajan villages renowned for their large Tongkonans and rice barns. Lunch in Rantepao. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 04 After breakfast, we set out on a full day trip to Batutumonga, enjoying superb views over Rantepao and surrounding valleys. Lunch will be served in local restaurant. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 05 After breakfast, transfer back to Makassar. Lunch in Pare-Pare, afterwards transfer directly to Hasanuddin Airport Makassar to catch the flight for your next destination.
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CT-04: Toraja incl. Mamasa (07 Days / 06 Nights)
Day 01 Upon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport in Makassar meeting services. Afterwards, direct transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 02 After an early breakfast we set out on the scenic drive to Mamasa, passing through Buginese villages with their typical houses. Lunch in Polewali, a small Bugis port town. Mamasa is a cool mountain resort, with numerous hot springs nearby. There are interesting walks among the rolling hills, rice terraces and villages. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 03 After breakfast, take a full day excursion around Mamasa. We visit the traditional house Rante Buda, Kampong Tawalian, Osanga Village, the tombs from Tedong-Tedong Minanga and the weaving center of Rantesapu Bala. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 04 After breakfast, on to Toraja, with lunch in Polewali. We will have a coffee-break at the Puncak Lakawang with its gorgeous mountain views. Arrive at Rantepao late in the afternoon. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 05 After breakfast, a full day excursion in Toraja, visiting Suaya cliff graves, then Londa and Kete-Kesu, where we will see traditional Tongkonan houses and rice barns. Lunch in Rantepao. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 06 After breakfast, another full day Toraja excursion,visiting Marante, Nanggala, and Palawa, to see fine examples of Torajan architecture. At Sadan, women demonstrate traditional weaving. Lunch en route. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 07 After breakfast, return to Makassar, lunch en route at a seafood restaurant in Pare Pare. Afterwards, directly drive to Hasanuddin Airport for your flight to your next destination.
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CT-08: Trans - Sulawesi (19 days / 18 nights)
Day 01 Upon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport Makassar, transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 02 After breakfast, transfer to Bira. On the way we visit Tana Beru to see Buginese Pinisi boat-building. Accommodation and dinner in Bira.
Day 03 After breakfast we set out in the direction of Watampone, visit the Museum of Andi Mappasisi and listen to stories of the former Bugis royal families. Lunch, dinner and overnight in Watampone.
Day 04 After breakfast continue the journey to Sengkang, pausing in the afternoon to catch a beautiful view of the sunset over Lake Tempe. Today's tour will include a visit to a traditional silk factory. Lunch and a "selamat" dinner in our hotel.
Day 05 After breakfast we start the picturesque drive to Mamasa, lunch in Polewali, a small Buginese harbour. In the afternoon a coffee break on the Puncak, and a scenic drive through tropical forests. Dinner and a cultural performances at our hotel in Mamasa.
Day 06 After breakfast, a full day excursion around Mamasa. We will visit Rante Buda, Kampong Tawalian, and the village of Osanga. Also stopping at the weaving center in Rantesapu Bala for a picnic lunch. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 07 After breakfast, transfer to Toraja. Lunch en route at Polewali. An afternoon coffee break on the Puncak Lakwan taking in the panorama view. Arrival late afteernoon in Toraja. Dinner and overnight in hotel in Rantepao.
Day 08 After breakfast, we set out on a full day excursion discovering Toraja. We will visit Suaya, Londa, Lemo, Kete-Kesu and Nanggala. Lunch in Rantepao, dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 09 After breakfast, departure for Pendolo, a small village on the south shore of Lake Poso. A picnic lunch at the irrigation project nearby Palopo. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 10 After breakfast, we ferry across the crystal clear water of Lake Poso to Tentena for lunch, and a visit to Wera Salopa, a spectacular multi-stepped waterfall. Dinner and overnight in cottages.
Day 11 After breakfast, we visit the Pamona caves. Lunch in hotel, free program for the afternoon. Barbeque dinner in the evening and overnight in cottages.
Day 12 After breakfast, on the way to Palu we visit the Sulewana Waterfall, a set of steep rapids one kliometre long. Lunch in Poso, arrival late afternon in Palu.
Day 13 After breakfast, a full day tour to Donggala, with the first stop at Kampong Lere to see the traditional house of Joyo Kodi, the former king of the Kaili People. This is will be followed by a walk through a fishing village and lunch on a sandy beach nearby Donggala. After lunch we take you on a city tour of Donggala in a horse-drawn Bendi. Back to Palu for dinner and overnight.
Day 14 After beakfast, we set out to Gorontalo, pausing in several villages to see local life. Arrival late in the aftenoon in Gorontalo, where Dutch architecture is still in evidence. Dinner and overnight in Gorontalo. Today we have crossed the equator.
Day 15 After breakfast, we set out towards Manado, the capital city of North Sulawesi. Lunch en route. We pass picturesque villages, white sandy beaches, coconut and clove plantations, arriving in Manado by late afternoon. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 16 After breakfast, we cruise by motorized canoe to the island of Bunaken to dive in one of the worls' most beautiful sea gardens. Tour includes snorkel and fins, and lunch on a white sandy beach near Bunaken. Dinner and overnight in hotel.
Day 17 After breakfast, we start with a city tour of Manado followed by a drive on up to the Minahasa Highlands. We will visit Tomohon, a town situated between two active volcanoes, and see Japanese caves, built during the Second World War. Dinner and overnight in Sonder. This village is located about 355 km outside Manado and enjoys a cooler climate.
Day 18 Free program for one day. Lunch, dinner and overnight in Sonder.
Day 19 After breakfast, transfer to Sam Ratulangi Airport. Departure for your next destination.
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CT-14: South Sulawesi Round Trip (07 Days / 06 Nights)
Day 01 After breakfast, set out for a scenic drive to Tanjung Bira. On the way we will visit Bissappu waterfall in Bantaeng. Lunch en route. The Buginese and Makassarese are the most skillful boat builders and sailors in Indonesia. At Tana Beru you can see traditional Perahu boat construction. Dinner and overnight at simple accommodation.
Day 02 After breakfast, transfer to Sengkang, located in the center of the Former Buginese Kingdom. In Watampone we will visit the museum of Andi Mapasissi to see his collection from the former Bugis Royalties. Lunch en route. In the afternoon we will try to catch the beautiful views of the sunset over the Lake Tempe. We will cross the lake by motorized canoe and we will visit the fisherman families who do live on the floating villages. Overnight at guesthouse in Sengkang.
NOTE: Lake Tempe is Shallow lake by NO rain for a long Time, it will be dry and we can Not cross the lake.
Day 03 After breakfast, we will visit a traditional silk factory, where women handspin and weave silk cloth; then transfer to Tana Toraja via Palopo, a small Muslim harbor port. Lunch enroute. The road from Palopo to Toraja gives us spectacular views. In the afternoon arrival in Rantepao. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.
Day 04 After breakfast, a full day exploring Toraja. First we will visit Lemo to see rows of Tau Tau statues and the hanging graves. Onwards to Suaya to discover the secret of the Baby Tree, Also visiting today Londa, to see an ancient grave where the deceased are entombed. At Kete Kesu one of the oldest Torajan villages we can see Tongkonan and old rice barns, also famous for its traditional colorful woodcarving. Lunch in Rantepao. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.
Day 05 After breakfast we set out on a trip to Batutumonga enjoying superb views over Rantepao and surrounding valleys. Ideal for a walk along the rice fields to witness daily Torajan life. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Afternoon also visiting Pallawa, Sa'dan, known as the weaving center of Rantepao. Dinner and overnight at the Hotel.
Day 06 After breakfast, transfer back to Makassar. A coffee-stop at Puncak Lakawan will be made to enjoy the spectacular view. Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant in Pare-Pare. Afterwards transfer directly to Hotel in Makassar for dinner and overnight.
Day 07 After breakfast, we will make a half day city tour of Makassar, visiting the Old Dutch Fortress Rotterdam and Paotere Anchorage, the Buginese boat harbor. Onwards transfer directly to Hasanuddin Airport Makassar to catch your flight to your next destination.
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WHAT CAN CARAKA TRAVELINDO OFFER YOU? We can help you plan your programme, reserve flights and book hotels as well as making specially requested tour arrangements. We also offers on-going flight re-confirmations. Our convenient vouchers for all overland arrangements such as transfers, tours, accommodation and restaurant booking ensure discounted rates, save you the inconvenience of carrying money, and guarantee the best possible service.

Caraka Travelindo
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Makassar 90174
South Sulawesi - Indonesia
tel. +62 411 - 3618877
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