The Most Popular Tour Choice!
Day 1: Tana Toraja Tour Highlights (South)
Rantepao >> Lemo – Kambira – Tampang Allo – Lampio – Kete’ Kesu >> Rantepao
Included: guide, car, driver, fuel, parking fees, entrance fees, accommodation in Rantepao*
Visiting the Southern area will feel as if a cultural documentary has been brought to life. These are the must-sees of Tana Toraja.
Typically we will visit Lemo, Kambira, Tampang Allo, the weaving village Lampio, and the burial site in Kete’ Kesu. If there is time we could also visit the animistic villages Bebo and Karuaya.
Day 2: Trekking to Salu Village (L D)
Rantepao >> Pana – Kata – Sumpiak – Lolai – Bela – Salu
Included: guide, car and driver for drop-off, long trek (Kata – Salu), overnight at Salu, meals as mentioned
After breakfast, you are picked up and dropped off at Panaa. We visit the old stone grave, and then start our scenic day trek. We pass Kata – located in the middle of rice fields – and then continue to Sumpiak .
After the mountain village Lolai we go through the bamboo forests, cacao and coffee plantations to eventually arrive at our final destination: the remote, traditional village Salu.
Here, we’ll meet the villagers, have diner, and spend the night in a local house.
Day 3: Tana Toraja Highlights (North)
Salu >> Lombok Parinding – Bori – Palawa – Tinimbayo – Batutumonga – Loko Mata – Kata – Kayurame >> Rantepao
Included: guide, car, driver, fuel, parking fees, short trek (Loko Mata – Kata – Kayurame), entrance fees
excluded: accommodation in Rantepao, meals
After breakfast in Salu village, we are picked up by car to explore the scenic Northern part of Toraja.
We visit the stone graves and rice burns in the village Lombok Parinding, the megalithic stones in Bori, and the traditional village Palawa and Tinimbayo.
Lunch will be served in Batutumonga, where you enjoy a beautiful panorama. After lunch, we drive to Lokomata to see the boulder grave.
At Loko Mata we start our scenic trek of 2-3 hours through rice fields, bamboo forests, cacao and coffee plantations, until we arrive at Kayurame village, from where we return by car to Rantepao.