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By Jim Harlan


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Sulawesi – Toraja Excursion and Lore Lindu Wildlife Eco-Tour

>Asia >>Indonesia

Featuring: An orchid shaped Island, Sulawesi attracts visitors for a variety of reasons. The southern part offers an exciting harbor filled with hundreds of wooden sailing vessels.

Image source: tripadvisor

Inland, passing thick jungles and rugged mountains, visitors will find the Torajans, a unique tribe which performs highly ritualistic ceremonies. Most memorable perhaps is the Torajan funeral which may involve as many as 10,000 participants.

North Sulawesi attracts divers and snorkelers. White sandy beaches, clear waters and coral formations teeming with marine life create a sea garden paradise.

Length: 8 Days / 7 Nights

Trip Includes:

Toraja Excursion Itinerary: Days 1-4
Lore Lindu National Park Wildlife Eco-Tour: Days 5-8

Itinerary Highlights:

DAY 1
Arrive in Ujung Pandang, visit the famous butterfly farm and then continue to the prehistoric caves of Leang-Leang. Overnight in hotel in Prepare with lunch and dinner included.

DAY 2
You’ll enjoy a morning tour to a traditional Bugis village, and continue on a boat excursion on the Saddan River. Overnight at Rontepao-Tanah Toraja with breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

DAY 3
Today you’ll embark on a full day tour dedicated to understanding the depth of the Tanah Toraja culture. Overnight at Rontepao-Tanah Toraja, with breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

DAY 4
Drive back to Ujung Pandang with a coffee break at Puncak Lakawan. Fly form Ujung Pandang to your next destination.

Days 5-8
Lore Lindu National Park Wildlife Eco-Tour: After experiencing the depth of the Tanah Toraja Culture, you will embark on your trek. This itinerary will offer a special program extension to Poso and Tentena, a huge and enchanting highland lake. Visit the Lore Lindu National Park, a place covered in dense mountain forests and inhabited by many of Sulawesi’s endemic species including Babi Rusa, Anoa, Sulawesi Macques and Tarsiers. The avian life is abundant and accessible as well. You’ll stay overnight in hillside hotels and simple lodges and your days will be filled with unique tours throughout the national park, including visits to Poco Lake and Bancea Orchid Park.

The above is a sample itinerary. Uncommon Adventures specializes in custom itineraries to suit your specific desires and needs as well. Please feel free to consult us to design an adventure of your own.

Uncommon Adventures specializes in unique adventure travel and expeditions to all corners of the world. Our well traveled staff is able to provide you with personal insights to the uncommon destinations on the planet.

Life is short! Start your adventure today.

Uncommon Adventures specializes in unique adventure travel and expeditions to all corners of the world. Our well traveled staff is able to provide you with personal insights to the uncommon destinations on the planet. Life is short! Start your adventure today.

Photography courtesy of Randy Harwood Photography.