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The Lost Civilization of Indonesia

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The Lost Civilization of Indonesia

Explore the mysterious statues and beautifully carved stone works at the plateaus of Sulawesi. No one knows who built them. They are built by the Lost Civilization. ​ No written report, no significant legends told. Yet they are scattered in three different valleys. Some are recorded on the government lists but probably still much more are hidden in the highland rainforest jungles. Explore the Off the Beaten Path Indonesia on Sulawesi Island. The

DAY 1

Arrival Makassar

Transfer in and free program

at the hotel, 1 night
DAY 2

Makassar - Toraja

Drive along the coastal road on the half of the distance. Passing villages and beautiful panoramic views. The first visit is to old fort built by the Gowa Kingdom, which renamed to Fort Rotter5dam in the colonial period. The next visit is to Paotere harbor where the local boats include Phinisi - the Bugis schooners take ancor. The highlight of the day is the visit to Leangleang - the pre-historic cave where the cave wall painting is found. The oldest one which is mentioned to be the oldest of such a kind in the world is not open to public as it is still under scientific studies. Read more

Hotel, 1 Night
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DAY 3

Toraja

Explore Toraja the Sacred Highlands. Visit traditional villages, any cultural events such as wedding and Funeral. Toraja Funeral is one of the most interesting cultural events in Indonesia. The mortuary rites for the nobles may sacrifice hundreds of water buffaloes. The day by day program will be defined on the spot as to match with cultural events might take place during the visit. Read more

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DAY 4

Explore Toraja

Explore Toraja the Sacred Highlands. Visit traditional villages, any cultural events such as wedding and Funeral. Toraja Funeral is one of the most interesting cultural events in Indonesia. The mortuary rites for the nobles may sacrifice hundreds of water buffaloes. The day by day program will be defined on the spot as to match with cultural events might take place during the visit. Read more

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DAY 5

Toraja - Pendolo

Left Torja, drive northward to Central Sulawesi. Beautiful ride day passing beautiful panoramic views cross mountains to arrive at Lake Poso

Hotel, 1 night
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DAY 6

Pendolo - Siuri

Enjoy Lake Poso with its crystal clear water and beautiful panoramic views

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DAY 7

Siuri - Bada Valley

Drive further inland to the heart of Sulawesi Island for the once a very isolated Bada Valley, the last place to spot the works of the Lost Civilization of Indonesia. Meandering mountain roads with pristine cloud forest of Lore Lindu National Park are part of your drive today. Visit places with ancient statues. Read more

Village stay, 1 night
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DAY 8

Bada Valley

Explore Bada Valley on the west side of Lariang River. The ancient statues and beautifully shaped stone structures are spread along the valley

Village Stay, 1 night
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DAY 9

Bada Valley - Tentena

Drive the same way back to reach Tentena at the east coast of Lake Poso

Hotel, 1 night
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DAY 10

Tentena - Besoa Valley

Drive northward until east coast of Central Sulawesi and drive inland through Tinombala Mountain range, the highest mountain range in Sulawesi to reach Behoa or Besoa Valley

Homestay, 1 Night
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DAY 11

Besoa Valley

The native of the valley called it Behoa but it sounds difficult for the colonial administration hence they called Besoa valley instead. Besoa have been long isolated, it is like blessing in disguise - the ancient statues and stone construction of the Lost Civilization preserved until today.

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DAY 12

Besoa - Napu Valley

Napu valley seems to be the earlier settlement of the Lost Civilization. The statues and stone constructions are rough in comparison to those in Besoa and bada valley

Sendy Homestay Wuasa, 1 nigh
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DAY 13

Napu Valley - Palu

Drive to Palu through Lore Lindu National Park

Hotel, 1 Night
DAY 14

Transfer out to the airport

Free until transfer out

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Makassar
Day 2
Location Toraja
Day 5
Location Pendolo, Lake Poso
Day 6
Location Lake Poso
Day 7
Location Tuare, Bada Valley or Gintu or Bomba
Day 9
Location Tentena, Lake Poso
Day 10
Location Doda, Besoa Valley
Day 12
Location Wuasa, Napu Valley
Hotel Losmen Sendy
Day 13
Location Palu
Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Makassar
Day 2
Location Toraja
Day 5
Location Pendolo
Day 6
Location Siuri, Lake Poso
Day 7
Location Tuare, or Gintu or Bomba in Bada Valley
Day 9
Location Tentena, Lake Poso
Day 10
Location Doda, Besoa Valley
Day 12
Location Wuasa, Napu Valley
Hotel Losmen Sendy
Day 13
Location Palu

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation twin sharing
  • Local guides
  • Information services
  • Entrance fee

Package excludes

  • Airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular 76fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

More information

  • Single Supplements:
  • Standard USD 339
  • Comfort USD 380
  • Accommodation:
  • All the accommodations are on "Standard" category. Yet you have chance to choose higher hotel categories in Makassar and Toraja by choosing "Comfort" price package your hotel will be Melia or similiar hotel in Makassar and Toraja Heritage in Toraja, plus the rest of the accommodation mentioned in "Standard"
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