Day 01 : MAKASSAR ARRIVAL (OVERNIGHT IN MAKASSAR)
Upon arrive in Sultan Hasanuddin International Airport, meeting service and a special welcome ceremony fron our guide + office staff, transfer to the hotel HORISON / 4* – Deluxe room. Free program.
Day 02 : MAKASSAR – TORAJA (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Visit Fort Rotterdam which is now known as Benteng Makassar is a historical artifact the greatness of the past kingdom of South Sulawesi. Gowa kingdom was the strongest and the most successful kingdom during the seventeenth century. The basic form of this fort is square with the Portuguese architectural style. Drive up to Toraja land approximately 8 hours drive through magnificent road a cross villages, beautiful mountain and the natural countryside. Proceed to Torajaland, late afternoon arrive in Rantepao and check in Hotel MARANTE TORAJA /4 * – deluxe room for overnight stay.
Day 03 & Day 04 : TORAJA ROUND TRIP (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Two full days have been set a side for an excursion through Torajaland The highlight of this region include the ancient stone grave at LEMO and LONDA where the bodies of the dead are placed in holes carved into rocky cliffs or inside natural caves according to the traditional animistic rituals that are still performed today as they have done from generation to generation. In addition you will see traditional Toraja Houses at Kete Kesuk and Marante, Siguntuk Nanggala & Pallawa. Continue to Sanggala to see typical Baby Grave and the hanging grave at Tampang Allo. Any traditional ceremonies or funerals that can be reached by foot will be also included. You will certainly have a chance to visit one of Toraja’s many market/Pasar traditional.
Day 05 : RANTEPAO – MAKASSAR (B)
After early breakfast we ought to leave Toraja and drive back to Makassar with a stop at Puncak Lakawan for refreshment and enjoy the very nice panoramas of Gunung Nona erotic mountain. Drive down to Pare-Pare. Continue drive to Makassar and stop at Bantimurung to see the beautiful Waterfall and kind of butterfly, Leang-Leang and also continue to the fishing village og Bajo – Paotere.. Proceed to Makassar and check in Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 06 : HOTEL / MAKASSAR – AIRPORT FOR Jayapura (B)
Breakfast at hotel.
Makassar city tour by visiting Paotere Old harbor to see the typical Phinisi-Perahu, Somba Opu shopping centre and beautiful Losari Sunset at Anjungan Losari Makassar, late afternoon back to the hotel. Evening free at own leisure. In time transfer to airport to catch flight leaving for next destination / to Jayapura, by JT 798 / 01.40 – 06.05.
Day 07 : JAYAPURA ARRIVAL CONNECT TO WAMENA (L, D)
Upon arrival at Jayapura airport by Lion Air JT. 798 / 06.05, meet and greeting service by your guide and check in on the flight to Wamena around 11.00h, right in the heart of the Baliem Valley. Flying past vertical mountain cliffs and mist clad valleys, you will understand why the place remained isolated for so many centuries ! After passing local customs – there are alcohol restrictions in the Baliem Valley. We will explore the area and get first impressions of another world. Napua Hills with its panoramic view of the valley, Wesaput village and its traditional hanging bridge, some Dani villages and a traditional market. Afternoon check-in at your hotel, your base for further valley explorations. Dinner and overnight at BALIEM PILAMO HOTEL
Day 08 : WAMENA – SOGOKMO – KURIMA – WAMENA (B, L, D)
Today we drive in 35 minutes to Sogokmo village at southern part of Baliem valley, and start to have a day trek for about 4-5 hours through Dani sweet potatoes gardens and enjoy the gorgeous scenery surrounding, you get to Kurima the sub-district. Along the trail you will meet local people with friendly smile in their traditional clothes, After picnic lunch heading back to Sogokmo where the cars pick you up to Wamena for dinner and overnight stay at BALIEM PILAMO HOTEL
Day 09 : FULL DAY TOUR TO SEE BALIEM VALLAY CULTURE FESTIVAL (B,L,D)
After breakfast at Hotel , we drive 30 minutes to Wosilimo village in the Northern part of Baliem valley to see the opening ceremony by our Mayor in Wamena. Then please enjoy the festival where you can view the Dani Mock battle and Pig feast. You will see how the Dani make fire traditionally, kill a pig with bow and arrow and cook them into the hot-burned stone with vegetables and sweet potatoes in the steaming pit on the ground. Full day ceremony and many activities you can see during this festival like : Dani, Yali, and Lani participates during the festival. Lunch box have provided by our company. Late Afternoon drive back to Baliem Pilamo Hotel for dinner overnight stay
Day 10 : WAMENA–TIMIKA (PIG FEAST AND DANCE)–WAMENA (B, L, D)
After breakfast, on this day, the tour will concentrate on a few villages and short trekking group will hold will mingle and establish direct contact with local people. After lunch visit the Mili Mountain to see how the Dani women make a salt in the traditional way. Afternoon drive back to BALIEM PILAMO HOTEL for dinner and overnight stay. Include also Visiting the old Mummy 250 years ///// it’s very interesting.
Day 11 : WAMENA – JAYAPURA (B, L, D)
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight back to Jayapura. Arrival at airport of Jayapura You may have a full day sightseeing tour including Mac Arthur 2nd World War monument, Sentani lake by long boat to visit Assey and Ayapo villages how the Sentani tribe make the bark painting. Lunch have at Yougwa restaurant near the lake. After lunch, see the Anthropology museum (open from Monday to Saturday at 09.00-14.00), then Hamadi market & Jayapura city. Afternoon check in at SWISS BELHOTEL in Jayapura for overnight and dinner.
Day 12 : JAYAPURA – DENPASAR ( B )
After breakfast, transfer in time to Sentani airport for the next Destination, Jayapura – Biak by Garuda Indonesia GA 651 / 07.55 – 09.05 and Biak – Makassar / 09.50 – 11.35 and Makassar – Denpasar / 19.45 – 21.10.
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