Explore the natural beauties of Toraja highland
to experience the unique culture of Toraja people which is based
on animistic beliefs. Known for their grand burial ceremonies on
cliffs or hanging graves, they practice an ancestral cult even today
where death and afterlife ceremonies are great feasts when buffaloes
are sacrificed in the final death ceremony, after which the deceased's
remains are placed in a coffin and interred in caves hollowed out
in high cliffs.
Enclosed below please find the tour program with
duration of 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS. In this package, we will visit the
cliff-side stone grave with wooden effigies on the balcony at Lemo,
the royal family tombs at Suaya, the baby grave in the huge tree
at Kambira, traditional dance performance at Sangalla, the natural
cave at Londa and the traditional wooden carving village at Kete
You'll also be struck by the unusual architecture
of the traditional Toraja house Tongkonan at Palawa. We will also
make trekking from Pana through the rice-field and some village
down to Tikala to enjoy the beuties scenery of the highland.
Besides the 5 Days package, we also sent you the
7 DAYS/6 NIGHTS. The first 4 Days is spent in Toraja Highland. For
the rest 3 days, we will take you to Tempe Lake. More unique about
the lake is the people who living in their floating houses on the
lake. We will cruise to the center of the lake to watch the birds
and observe the way of live of the "floating people".
Afternoon is a very romantic time to visit the lake where you can
enjoy the fantastic sunset.
We will then proceed to Bira to enjoy one of the
most beautiful white sandy beach in Sulawesi.
How to Get There
The entry point of Toraja is Makassar, the capital of South Sulawesi
Province. Makassar Airport is accesible by flights from Jakarta,
Bali and other major cities in Indonesia.