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“Selayar Paradise-Island”

Selayar Paradise-Island, its a part of South Sulawesi Province area, the only one regency that separated from land of South Sulawesi, which is located at the southernmost of South Sulawesi Province, has a cultural heritage and beautiful beach. The sea enrich by unique fauna and coral in the world. Also the mountain, cascades, caves and the unique cultural heritage (mixture between animist tradition and Islamic tradition) makes the island really a “small paradise” for the visitors who explorer the island.


The access to go to Selayar Island can be through by air transportation in Hasanuddin Airport (Makassar City) by airplane to the Arupala Airport – Selayar which the radius is about 50 minutes in every Monday, Thursday and Saturday, and via land can be through everyday in Mallengkeri Terminal by bus and it takes 5 hours to the Bira Harbor (Bulukumba Regency) and facing by ferry about more than 2,5 hours.

Selayar Island with Benteng as the capital city is located in Flores Sea that separated by Bira Straits, large of this area is 903,35 km2, 100 km in length and 50 km in wide, it’s not only have low land, but also have the hill with 0 – 500 m from sea level, total population is 110.892 people, according to year 2000 census. The potential of culture and historical tourism object which inheritance of the smart sailors in the past time as the proof that Selayar Island has been well-known as from last century. This inheritance brought by trade ship like big anchor, Gong Nekara, Canon. Art and Culture Attraction and also the ritual can see in this place. The potential of natural tourism object like waterfall, Balloya Beach. Eastern part of Selayar Island or East Beach (Bone Tapparang) have beautiful sea park with steep hilly coral reefs that fully of wonderful sea flora and fauna.


Day 1. Manado arrival. (L,-D)
Upon arrival at Manado airport ,meeting service and direct proceed to the city of Manado visiting-second world war memorial, Bang Hiong Kiong temple, sea shell collection of Mr. John Rahasia, Orchid garden, passing the Residential of Bumi Baringin Governor of North Sulawesi. Lunch at local restaurant then on to Rembokan tourist site on the edge of lovely lake Tondano, overnight at the people house of Rembokan. Dinner at the house.

Day 2. Trecking Lokon and Mahawu Volcano. (B,L,D)
Breakfast, thence proceed to Tomohon, Kakaskasen and trecking to Lokon Volcano-Mahawu down to Woloan village to see the knock down traditional Minahasa house, Tara Tara village an impressive view of rice paddies (for Group more then 10 pax) a traditional Cakalele War, Maengket dance and accompany by Kolintang music will be performed, Lunch enroute, accommodation and Dinner at Remboken village.

Day 3. Rurukan- Mount Masararang. (B,L,D)
Breakfast.Fuliday tour to Tomohon traditional market, then trecking to Rurukan village where the traditional palm Sugar and distilled alcohol from Palm wine beeing made, thence on to Mount Masararang and Mount Tampusu for an jungle treck, colourfullake Lahendong and return to Rembokan village for Dinner and overnight.

Day 4. Exploring Tangkoko Nature Reserve. (B,L,D).
Very early morning depart hotel to Tangkoko Nature Reserve and spending the whole to explore the Reserve which inhabited of rare endemic animal auch as: Maleo birds-related toscurb Turkey with their eggs 6 times bigger than chicken eggs, Babirusa-smal tusked piglike animal instantly related to Hippos, Hornbill, Kus Kus, Black Apes and Tarsius Spectrum the smallest monkeys in the world with 15 cm length-200 gramm weight and has long tail. Breakfast-Lunch and Dinner will be served at PPA Park Ranggers Hut on the beach of Tangkoko. Overnight on the Tent at Tankoko Beach.

Day 5. Trecking Mount Klabat. (B,L,D)
After Breakfast depart to exploring Tangkoko, and after Lunch proceed to Airmadidi districk and then trecking to Mount Klabat, camping and overnight at Mount Klabat peak where late in the morning the most beautiful sunrise can be seen. Dinner at the camp.

Day 6. Airmadidi-Manado. (B.L.D)
After breakfast descent the slope of Mount Klabat to Airmadidi then transfer to Manado City. Lunch at local restaurant,Dinner and overnight at your selected Hotel.

Day 7. Manado – Airport. (B,-,-)
Breakfast at the Hotel. Free programm until tranfer to Manado City,Lunch at local restaurant,Dinner and overnight at your selected Hotel.