Welcome to Makassar, morning arrival at airport, meeting service by the guide and direct transfer to the land of the heavenly kings -Tana Toraja. The road to Pare-Pare will pass through Bugis villages with typical houses built on stilts and vast rice field along the way. The road gradually ascending and winding through rolling hills and mountain valleys offering superb views until you arrive at Tana Toraja. Check in hotel for overnight.
DAY 02 : TORAJA FULL DAY EXCURSION (B)
After breakfast at hotel, a full day excursion exploring highlights of the region. Visit the cliff graves at Lemo where the burial chambers cut out of the rock and several balconies are filled with "tau-tau", effigies of the dead. The ancient cave graves at Londa, buried many members of the local nobility. Young village guides with kerosene lamps could escort you to enter the caves to see skeletons and old coffins, with nominal fee. Ke'te Kesu, a traditional village famous for its woodcarving and paintings, and the market of Rantepao with arrays of handicraft and souvenir shops is an interesting place to visit before returning to your hotel. Overnight at hotel in Toraja.
DAY 03 : TORAJA LAND - PENDOLO (B)
After breakfast, depart for Pendolo, a scenic drive to Palopo, a small Moslem port and the capital of the Luwu regency. A picnic lunch en route at the irrigation project in Batu Citundac. If we are lucky we will see the processing of sago in Masamba district. Arrival late in the afternoon in Pendolo, a small village on the south shore of Lake Poso. Ceck in hotel for overnight.
DAY 04 : PENDOLO- TENTENA (B)
After breakfast cross by ferry to Tentena, a trip of about 3 hours. Poso is a deep freshwater lake with white sandy beaches rising to high, densely forested mountains with white sandy beaches. This is one of the most beautiful and clearest lakes in the world. Lunch in Tentena. After lunch visit a waterfall with twelve steps knownas Wera Salopa in Tonusu and take a walk through a Balinese transmigration village. Overnight at cottages.
DAY 05 : TENTENA (B)
After breakfast visit to Pamona caves, then to Sulewana Waterfall, lasting for an entire kilometre, this is one of the most exiting waterfalls in Asia. Return to hotel , free at own leisure in the afternoon or tTake awalk or just relax beside the lake. Overnight in cottage.
DAY 06 : TENTENA - BADA VALLEY (B)
After breakfast, set out for a heavy trip to Bada Valley by 4 wheel drive, which is located in Central Sulawesi and well known for its mysterious megaliths. Bada Valley is only about 70 km, but it takes about 8 hours. Overnight at the home stay "Gate" of Valley in the small "Kampong" Gintu.
DAY 07 : BADA VALLEY - TUARE (B)
After breakfast, we take a walk through the remote and rugged land of the megaliths in Tuare. Today we will cross Lariang river that runs the length of the valley, spanned by three suspension bridges. Visit the megaliths Palindo, along with several statues and many large stone vats at Sepe, Maturu and Oba. Overnight in a local house at Kampong Tuare.
DAY 08 : TUARE - MOA (B)
After breakfast, we make 07 (seven) hours' jungle trip to Lore Lindu National Park, covering more than 231 hectares. This park straddles the border between Donggala and Poso district. On the way, we can swim in the river. Overnight at a local house in Kampong Moa.
DAY 09 : MOA - KABABURU (B)
After breakfast, a full day walk from Moa to Kababuru. It takes about 07 (seven) hours through the jungle and tropic rain forest. On the way, you can see and hear the noisy flocks of various species of colorful birds. Overnight in the guest house at Kababuru.
DAY 10 : KABABURU - TANJUNG KARANG (B)
After breakfast, take a 05 (five) hours walk to Gimpu, Drive by car from Gimpu to Tanjung Karang out side Palu. Overnight at Cottage.
DAY 11 : TANJUNG KARANG (B)
After breakfast, visit Donggala by Bendi horse cart through the picturesque village and harbour. Afterward free own leisure on the white sandy beaches. Overnight in Cottage.
DAY 12 : TANJUNG KARANG - PALU DEPARTURE (B)
After breakfast transfer to Palu airport for flight to your next destination. End of tour
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12 DAYS MAKASSAR-PALU WITH LORE LINDU PARK / FIT-COL12