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Abbey Travel

Lufthansa City Center

Telephone: +62 21 30055999
Fax:
+62 21 30055996
Email:
info.jkt@abbey.travel
Contact Person: Abbey Travel Lufthansa City Center Head Office
AXA Tower 29th Floor, Jl. Prof. Dr. Satrio Kav. 18,
12940 Jakarta
Indonesia

Opening Hours
Monday - Friday : 8.30 am - 5.30 pm (UTC+7) Saturday : 9.00 am - 01.00 pm (UTC+7) Sunday & Public Holiday : Closed

Abbey Travel - Kete Kesu Village,Toraja

Day 01 :

Arrival Makassar – Sengkang (L, D)

Upon arrival at Hasanuddin Airport Makassar, transfer to Sengkang, a small village located in the center of the former Bugis kingdom on the Lake Tempe. Lunch en route. In the afternoon, if you are lucky you will catch the beautiful views of the sunset over the Lake Tempe. We will take you across the lake by motorized canoe and visit the fishermen families living on the floating villages. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight at hotel in Sengkang.

*NOTE: The water elevation in Lake Tempe will be low during the dry season. Not recommended to crossing the lake.  

 

Day 02 :

Sengkang – Toraja (B, L, D)

After breakfast at your hotel, visiting the traditional silk factory, where you can see the traditional spinning and weaving of silk material by Buginese women and take a time to go to hill, where you can see Sengkang city from the top. Afterwards transfer Toraja via Siwa and Palopo, passing through spectacular view along the road to Toraja. Lunch en route. In the afternoon arrive in Rantepao. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight in Hotel.

 

Day 03 :

Toraja : Lemo, Kambira, Londa, Karuaya, Kete Kesu (B, L, D)

After breakfast in your hotel, a full day exploring Tana Toraja. First you will visit Lemo to see rows of Tau Tau statues and the hanging graves. Later continue to discover the secrets of baby trees in Kambira. Onwards to Londa with its ancient tombs in which the deceased was not buried, but placed among the rocks. Lunch break in a local restaurant in Rantepao. Onwards to Kete Kesu with a stop in Karuaya to enjoy the beautiful and typical Toraja panorama, From here we will continue with a short walk to Kete Kesu, one of the oldest Toraja villages. Here you still find two rows of the original village houses, the traditional ancestral houses of the Toraja people, Tongkonan, as well as traditional rice barns with colorful woodcarvings. Dinner & overnight at hotel.

 

Day 04:

Toraja : Batu Tumonga, Soft Trekking, Weaving Center (B, L, D)

After breakfast in your hotel, we will bring you to visit Timonbayo where we can enjoy the spectacular view of the megalith stones spread over the extensive rice fields. Then to a burial cave of Lokomata. From Lokomata, we continue our trip to Batutumonga where we will a have short trekking, enjoy the beautiful panorama and experience a moment of the unique Torajan life style. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in Batutumonga. In the afternoon, we will visit Bori (the meghalith) then to Pallawa & Sa’dan Tubaranna, local Torajan villages known as the weaving center of Rantepao. Then back to the hotel for dinner & overnight

 

Day 05 :

Toraja – Makassar – Airport (B, L)

After breakfast in your hotel, check-out. Transfer back to Makassar. A coffee-break at Puncak Lakawan to enjoy the spectacular view. Lunch will be served at a seafood restaurant in Pare-Pare. Afterwards, transfer directly to Hasanuddin Airport Makassar to catch the flight for your next destination.

 

 

 

 

**Minimum booking 2 pax – valid until December 2019

Exploring Tana Toraja

Tana Toraja is quite simply one of the most unique destinations you can find in Indonesia. Hemmed in by mountains on all sides, the toraja prove there is life after death with their elaborate ceremonies.

The cave graves, hanging graves, tau tau (life-sized wooden effigies) of the dead and buffalo carnage every summer; offers a mesmerizing look at one of the most well preserved Indonesian traditions.

The reason why we should go to Tana Toraja :

  • Experience the Torajan burial ceremony
  • Batutumonga, the hidden land above the clouds
  • Marvel at the the symbolic torajan tongkonan house
  • See the livestock trade at the once a week Bolu Market
  • Taste the Torajan Coffee, one of the best coffees in Indonesia
  • Visit the ancient Ke’te Kesu Village
  • See the Londa Burial Cave
  • The Sesean Mountain

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