A travel between Indonesia and Bali, discovering the mystical rituals of Toraja. It is possible to visit the burial sites and the tombs carved into the rock and be fascinated by the atmosphere that it is possible to breathe. If we are lucky, we could take part in the colorful funeral rites whose preparations may take several months.

Trip summary

  • Departure Bali
  • End Bali
  • Countries
    • Indonesia and Bali
    • Indonesia
  • City
    • Bali
    • Bedugul
    • Ujung Pandang
    • Tana Toraja
  • Theme Art, history and cultural trips and custom tours
  • Travel style Tailor-made travel
  • Accommodation Standard
  • Flight Excluded
  • Guide Included
  • The tour has met our standards

Detailed itinerary

  • 1
    Day 1

    Welcome! Upon arrival you will be received and transferred to your hotel. After the check-in, your afternoon will be available at leisure. 

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  • 2
    Day 2

    Breakfast at hotel.

    The morning will be dedicated to the visit of Bedugul Mountain with its beautiful views of the Lake Beratan, and the Ulun Danu Temple.

    Along the way, we will stop at the natural spring and the baths of Yeh Panes, located on the slope of Mount Batukau, at the village of Penatahan. Also, it would be possible admire the charm of the rice terraces.

    Lunch during the excursion.

    Overnight at hotel.

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  • 3
    Bali - Toraja Land
    Day 3

    Breakfast at hotel.

    Transfer to the airport and flight to Ujung Pandang.

    Once arrived, transfer to Toraja by bus.

    Lunch in a restaurant in Parepare and chance to refresh in Bambapuang.

    Arrival at the hotel in Ratenpao or Makale in the late afternoon.

    Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

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  • 4
    Toraja Land
    Day 4

    Breakfast at hotel.

    Full day excursion to Lemo and Londa, two famous places of burial, to Kete Kesu, typical Torajanese village, to the village of Sadan weavers, and Rantepao, the financial hub of Toraja.

    Lunch during the excursion.

    Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

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  • 5
    Toraja Land - Ujung Pandang
    Day 5

    Breakfast at hotel.

    Departure to Ujung Pandang and lunch along the way.

    Once arrived, dinner and overnight at the hotel.

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  • 6
    Ujung Pandang - Bali
    Day 6

    Breakfast at hotel.

    If there is enough time, we will enjoy a little sightseeing tour of the city of Ujung Pandang before transferring to the airport for the flight to Bali.

    Once arrived, transfer to hotel and overnight.

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  • 7
    Day 7

    Breakfast at hotel.

    The day will be dedicated to the care of the body and of the mind. We will enjoy a relaxing massage inspired by the ancient Thai healing traditions, which combine Balinese massage with the original Herbal Ball, a cotton bag filled with more than 12 kinds of healing herbs that is massaged all over the body. These herbs help to increase the body energy, improve the immune system and respiratory functions, while the pressure on the body stimulates blood circulation and relaxes muscle tension.

    After the massage, we will continue the visits: a trip to the southern end of the island, where the Uluwatu Temple was erected. It is located on a rock overlooking the ocean. Then, we will visit the nearby village to attend the exhibition of Kecak, dating back to the Ramayana time. It tells the love story of Prince Rama and Princess Shinta.

    Lunch during the excursion and dinner at Jimbaran Bay with a fish menu.

    Return to hotel and overnight.

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  • 8
    Day 8

    The end of our tour has come. After breakfast, you will have free time until the transfer to the airport. 

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  • Prices and conditions

    Price includes
    • Accommodation at selected hotels according to the reported treatment.
    • Local assistance by the English speaking partner's staff.
    Price does not include
    • Tips.
    • Extras.
    • Optional excursions.
    • International flights.
    • Everything not included in " the price includes" and / or in additional options and mandatory services.