This twelve day Trans Sulawesi tour is an amazing introduction to the majestic island of Sulawesi. Sulawesi is one of the largest islands in Indonesia, and with this tour, you will see some of the main cultural, environmental and historical sites on the island.
The tour starts in Makassar, the capital of South Sulawesi, and ends in Manado in North Sulawesi. Makassar is one of Indonesia’s greatest port cities, and is a sprawling metropolis with hospitable locals and delicious seafood. Of course, you can also reverse the itinerary to begin in Manado.
Over twelve days, you will see a variety of sites and enjoy fun activities. Some of the highlights of this tour include significant historical sites including the Royal Tombs, ancient cave and the ancient megalithic stone in Toraja Land. We will also introduce you to the rich Sulawesi culture, by showing you a typical Buginese home, a cultural performance and traditional crafts.
This 12 day trans Sulawesi tour also introduces you to the island’s incredible natural beauty. Enjoy spectacular sea, mountain and rice field views, admire the fish life from a glass-bottom boat, and see the stunning orchid forest. This trip offers many spectacular views for any avid photographer!
We can also customize the itinerary to suit your needs. We want to make sure your trans Sulawesi tour is the perfect holiday to our beautiful island, and we will work with you to make sure that it suits you. Feel free to contact us and we can discuss options including accommodation, activities and restaurants to ensure you have an amazing trip with us in Sulawesi. Our Trans Sulawesi Tour is starting from 12 Days Classic Trans Sulawesi Tour, 12 Days Trans Sulawesi Tour with Togian Island, 21 Days Trans Sulawesi Tour, 25 Days Sulawesi Overland Tour, and 30 Days Package Tour. Below is a sample of our Trans Sulawesi Tour Itinerary.
Day 01 : Makassar – Toraja Tour (B.L.D)
Arrive in Makassar, meeting services and directly transfer to Taraja with approximately 08 hours drive take along magnificent mountain passes with the typical Buginese houses on the poles. Lunch will be served at Kupa Beach Restaurant in Kupa (30 minutes from Pare-Pare), a small port situated 155 km north of UjungPandang. After Lunch, continue drive to Toraja with a break at Puncak Lakawan (Top-Hill) to enjoy the beautiful scenery of erotic mountain. Late afternoon arrive in Tana Toraja, directly check-in at Madarana Hotel for overnight and dinner.
Day 02 : Toraja Tour/Excursion (B.L.D)
Breakfast at hotel, Full day tour by visiting : The stone grave at LEMO. The royal tombs of SUAYA.The baby-grave in the tree at KAMBIRA. Cultural performance at SANGALLA. Lunch will be served in Rantepao at local Restaurant. After lunch,continue to visit the Natural burial cave at LONDA. The traditional carving village at KETE KESU. Back to Madarana Hotel for overnight and dinner.
Day 03 : Toraja Tour/Excursion (B.L.D)
After breakfast at hotel. Full day tour visiting : The traditional village with buffalo horns in front of their houses at PALAWA. The traditional weaving village at SA’DAN. The Ancient megalithic stone at BORI. The terraced rice-field at BATUTUMONGA and stop here for having Lunch at local restaurant with a beautiful scenery. After lunch visiting the Boulder grave at LOKOMATA. Late afternoon, Back to Madarana Hotel for overnight and dinner.
Day 04 : Toraja – Pendolo (B.L.D)
After breakfast at hotel Leaving TORAJA for PENDOLO Some stops on the way for the nice views . Arrive in Pendolo direclty check-in at MULIA POSO LAKE HOTEL for overnight and dinner.
Day 05 : Pendolo – Bancea – Tentena (B.L.D)
After breakfast at hotel . Cruising by motorized-boat to BANCEA to visit the natural orchid forest. And then proceed to TENTENA for Lunch. After Lunch, Drive to SIURRI for your accommodation at SIURRI COTTAGE (at the side of the Poso Lake) Dinner will be served at this cottage.
Day 06 : Tentena Tour (B.L.D)
After breakfast at hotel Half day Tour , visiting the seven steps waterfall at SULEWANA. The speedy water at SALOPA, the ancient cav at LATEA. Lunch enroute. On the way back to SIURRI COTTAGE, stop on the hill for a nice panorama (Break time) Late afternoon, back to hotel for overnight and dinner.
Day 07 : Tentena – Parigi – Moutong (B.L.D)
After breakfast at hotel. Leaving Tentena for Moutong via Parigi. A long trip passing through the coconut, Coastal area and some typical villages. A stop will be made at Tomini Area of Siney Village, the exact point of the EQUATER LINE to witness the Equater monument. Lunch enroute. Late afternoon arrive in Moutong direct check-in at Asmora hotel for your accommodation and dinner.
DAY 08 : MOUTONG – GORONTALO (B.L.D)
After breakfast at hotel. Depart for ISIMU with mountainous and sea view pictureque drive-trip.Lunch enroute. Late afternoon arrive in Gorontalo direct check-in at Saronde hotel for overnight stay and dinner will be served at Bambooden restaurant in town.
DAY 09 : GORONTALO – TOMOHON (B.L.D)
After breakfast at hotel. Depart for Tomohon (it is known as a flower town located at about 1300 meters above the sea-level. Your lunch will be provided en route. Late afternoon arrive in Tomohon (flower town) direct check-in at Volcano Resort for overnight stay and dinner.
DAY 10 : MINAHASA HIGHLAND TOUR (B.L.D)
After breakfast at hotel Transfer to RURUKAN village where you start out your trekking this active volcano (1350 M above sea level- approximately 02 hours hiking v.v. ) . Afternoon going down for lunch enroute. After lunch you will be passing through the colorful LINOW lake at LAHENDONG village. Back to TOMOHON for overnight and dinner.
DAY 11 : MANADO – BUNAKEN – MANADO (B.LD)
After breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the pier and sail to Bunaken island. Arrive on the island . changing your first boat into the second one which is a special boat called “Catamaran” (Glasses-bottom ) for diving or snorkeling needs. If you don’t want to get wet but still a chance to see the magnificent beauty of coral reefs and some innumerable species of decorative fishes through this “Katamaran” boat .It is really fascinating diving tour. Lunch will be served on the island. Late afternoon, take a boat trip back to Manado’s pier and transfer to Central Hotel for your overnight stay and dinner will be served at local restaurant.
DAY 12 : MANADO – AIRPORT (B)
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Sam Ratulangi International Airport, Manado for your next destination.
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Study the above itinerary carefully and tell us where you want some changes to be made. For any of your inquiries, please send us an e-mail to info(at)indoglobaltours.com.
Note : If you found the above-stated accommodations were not on your style. Don’t worry! We can still arrange your accommodation based on your preferred type of lodging, such as bed & breakfast basic, budget class or a kind of homestay, or if you require to upgrade from standard to luxury / classed type of hotel, then we surely can manage of your taste.
How to book your trip :
First you may check out the above sample tour programs and if you’re interested then we ask you to take a few minutes of your time to fill in the Reservation Form. From this form we learn about your preferences and will be able to arrange your very individual holiday.
The price of the whole trip will be sent to you by e-mail promptly. Study the above Itinerary very carefully and tell us where you want some changes to be made.
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