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I have been to this town many times since 2001. This town has become busy and more crowded. Interesting is the weekly cattle market which I think is Mondays. We saw cattle (water buffalo) for sale even though we were there on a different day....More
talking about toraja village according to my experience after working 20 years as tour guide, i prefere to bring my clients to the deep villages of toraja because it's more authentik and also people in the deep villages are more friendly
We visited several Torajan villages as well as a funural together with a guide caled Yuspan. We would strongly recommend doing the tour trough villages and funurals together with a guide and we can totally recommend Yuspan (see business card attached)
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What a great trip! We toured for 3 days with our guide Imanuel Timbang. He made the trip so much more enjoyable and we learned so much more than we would’ve done touring on our own. He was so knowledgeable, friendly and always helpful during...More
Touring in Toraja countryis a xonderful experience, each day spent their is a new delight. There are so many thing to do and to see. First of course are the Toraja people themselves. They welcome you warmly to discover their very rich traditional culture, the...More
A place rich in culture, great scenery, friendly people from the villages and good torajan coffee. Beautiful rice fields with Tongkonan (traditional Torajan structure) in the background is quite a sight. Besides scenery, graves (both ancient and modern) are the main attractions here. As for...More
We added a visit in Sulawesi following another recommendation and boy, this was a highlight of our indonesia tour. As a couple who want to have a private tour guide and it wasnt an easy task to find someone and there are not to many...More
The toraja villages is a good place to explore. Very special unique culture. The local people very friendly if you can speak their bahasa.
The local simple food also very special. But mostly with spicy . Their local rice is very
We stayed there for 4 nights and it was very intensive time to visit all interesting places and also have some time for relax. City is quite nice, with good food, resonable prices. Not very easy to get there (long way) but getting out from...More
We definitely recommend you to visit Rantepao with a guide. So many places you visit have such a long history and are closely linked to cultural habits - without any explanation a lot of questions would remain.
We can totally recommend Yuspan as a guide!...More
Pak Ucok is my driver and also guide in Toraja. He is super caring guide and has a lot of story to tell. You could contact Rosalina Homestay in Rantepao Toraja to reach him. Better to bring rupiah from Makassar, less option... More
Pak Ucok is my driver and also guide in Toraja. He is super caring guide and has a lot of story to tell. You could contact Rosalina Homestay in Rantepao Toraja to reach him. Better to bring rupiah from Makassar, less option for money changer in Toraja
Plenty of guides arround and you will have no issues to organise when over there. So no need to di this upfront yr arrival. You will be able to compare when at location, which is good for your wallet anyway. Enjoy Toraga... More
Plenty of guides arround and you will have no issues to organise when over there. So no need to di this upfront yr arrival. You will be able to compare when at location, which is good for your wallet anyway. Enjoy Toraga, like we did 👍