Bali and Sulawesi
This tour is available for individual / group departures throughout the year
New for this year – Diving Tours
The sea around Sulawesi is rich in exotic marine life and un-spoilt
Combine exciting tropical fishing in the clear waters of the coast of Sulawesi with a visit to the ancient Hanging Graves of Torajaland
This is an extra ordinary tour to the exotic island of Sulawesi in Indonesia, not an average tourist package tour, but a private adventure. The tour will start and end on the beautiful Island of Bali with a leisurely stay to get acclimated, and it ends with stay in a luxurious mountain retreat in Ubud on Bali. All at a very affordable cost.
14 DAYS – 13 NIGHTS
Arrive Bali where our Indonesian host will welcome you warmly at the airport and transfer you your Hotel. Check in and take the rest of the day to relax. In the evening enjoy a pool-side buffet dinner under the stars. D
DAY 02 : BALI VOLCANO – TRADITIONAL VILLAGE (B.L.D)
After being breakfast at hotel, proceed to Batubulan Village to see the Barong dance ( a dance representing of the eternal fighting between good and Evil ), Batik producing center, Wood Carving, Silver and Gold Jewelry), Painting and other handicraft center. after that directly to kintamani to see a beautiful Panorama of Mt. batur surrounded by Lake Batur. Lunch will be served at local Restaurant in Kintamani. After being lunch continue to visit Penglipuran “ native” Village, and Coffee Plantation. In the late afternoon, back to Denpasar and then Dinner at local Restaurant.
DAY 03 :BALI NUSA DUA – TANJUNG – ULUWATU (B.L.D)
After being breakfast at hotel, then visiting Nusa Dua Tourist resort and Tanjung Benoa Beach as known as Marine Recreation center in Bali. Afterward visiting Garuda Wisnu Kencana Culture Park ( GWK ) Lunch at Local Restaurant. After being lunch visiting Uluwatu temple. Dinner at local Restaurant.
DAY 04 :BALI BEDUGUL – TANAH LOT (B.L.D)
After being breakfast at hotel, then visiting Taman Ayun Temple at Mengwi Village, then continued to Visit Ulundanu Temple and Lake Beratan at Bedugul. Lunch at Local Restaurant in Bedugul area. After shopping Joger Luwus and then visiting Tanah Lot Temple ( Floating temple), then back to Denpasar. Dinner at local Restaurant.
DAY 05 : BALI – SULAWESI (B.L.D)
Transfer to the airport for the short flight to Makassar on the island of Sulawesi. After Arrival you will be welcomed by our associate Alam. You then travel by road directly to Toraja Land, one of the most mysterious provinces in Indonesia. The drive will take you through forests of ebony, teak and mahogany, lush and dense with orchids in all colors of the rainbow growing in abundance. En route stop for lunch in Pare Pare. Arrive late in the afternoon at Toraja Land where a 4-star resort will be home for the next 3-nights. B L D
DAY 06 : TANAH TORAJA TOUR (B.L.D)
After breakfast embark on an all-day excursion of Toraja Land. The Toraja are a mystic people who believe that they are descended from heaven and came to earth in ships, thus their houses resemble up-turned ships. One of the mysterious aspects of Toraja culture is their worship of the dead. The Hanging Graves, tombs carved into cliffs in the forest, guarded by wooden effigies are a fascinating and eerie sight. After exploring the cliff graves you continue to a traditional Toraja village with rows of “boat houses”. Here you can observe local artisans at work. Late afternoon return to the hotel with time to relax until dinner either at the hotel or at a local restaurant. B
DAY 07 : TORAJA TOUR (B.L.D)
This morning an excursion will take you into the mountains to an elevation of almost 6000 feet. This area is known for its coffee and tea plantations, one which you will visit. Later you are the guests of the manager of a self-reliance group, natives who have been trained to manage their natural resources, thus having become self-reliant, rather than to be substituted by government assistance. Dinner this evening is either in the village or at the hotel. B L D
DAY 08 : TORAJA – BUGIS TOUR (B.L.D )
Today you leave Toraja to travel to Sengkang located in an area that is home to the primitive and exotic Buginese. The drive along mountain roads will take you through a scenic national park. At noon you arrive in Sengkang. After checking into the hotel and pausing for lunch visit Tempe Lake aboard a traditional boat to see the floating houses of the Buginese. Back at the hotel enjoy your tropical surroundings before meeting for a traditional Buginese dinner. B L D
DAY 09 ; SENGKANG – TANJUNG BIRA ( B.L.D)
After breakfast visit local weavers to observe the making of silk fabrics and the beautiful traditional sarongs. Then continue to Bira making stops along the way to visit a rubber plantation and a village of boat builders whose craft has been passed on through the centuries. Later in the afternoon arrive in Bira where you will stay in a hotel facing the turquoise sea dotted with dozens of green islands. Overnight and dinner in Bira. B L D
DAY 10 : FULL DAY TANJUNG BIRA TOUR (B.L.D)
Free at leisure and after breakfast, full day tour in Bira and you can snorkeling, diving (optional ) or crossing from isle to isle. the afternoon return to the hotel for dinner and overnight. B L D
DAY 11 : TANJUNG BIRA – MAKASSAR (B.L.D)
After breakfast leave Bira to travel to Makassar, the capital of South Sulawesi. En route visit a local village and a sea-salt producing farm. Arrive at Makassar in time for lunch. After checking in your 4-star hotel the afternoon is at leisure to go shopping. Dinner is in nearby restaurant where you will sample the specialties of local cuisine. B L D
DAY 12 : MAKASSAR – BALI (B.L.D)
This morning embark on a city tour of Makassar visiting Fort Rotterdam build by the King of Makassar in 1645, as well as several other historic sights in the city. Later transfer to the airport for your flight back to Bali. After arrival in Bali, your guide will greet you at the airport and transfer you to the a lush mountain resort in Ubud where you will spend the next two nights in one of the world’s most luxurious and expensive resorts. Yours is a romantic suite with a private walled garden and a sunken outdoor marble pool. You may not ever want to leave, but do join us for dinner this evening in a beautiful open air restaurant Ubud.
DAY 13 : BALI TOUR (B.L.D)
Take the day to relax and to savor the tropical splendor of the resort, You can explore the village of Ubud just a short walk away which is known for its painters who produce some of the finest paintings to be found on Bali. Or perhaps walk down the stone path that winds through the extensive gardens with pools and hidden shrines. The day is yours to do as you please. We have left the evening open for to spend on your own. You can to either dine at the resort or to seek out one of the lovely small restaurants of Ubud, or have dinner brought to your suite.
DAY 14 : BALI – DEPARTURE ( B )
Transfer to the airport for your return flight to your home or to your next destination. ( B )