Sulawesi Tribes and Traditions

Price from
US$ 1,850
Duration
9 Days / 8 Nights
Distance
280 km
Tour Code
IDN-ISU
Next departure
05-Aug-2018
Number of Cycling Days6
Average Distance Per Day: 47
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150 Km
Average Climbing Per Day: 729
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2,250 m
Total Cycling Distance280 kilometres
AccommodationIncluded
Bike HireMountain Bike: US$ 315
Single SupplementUS$ 315

All About this Tour

From Indonesia's vast archipelago of more than 13,000 islands, the island of Sulawesi stands out for its unique shape comprised of four large peninsulas. It is also an island of dramatic extremes, from rugged volcanic peaks and beaches to two vastly different tribes, the seafaring Bugis and the mysterious highland Torajans.

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Itinerary

Day 1

We arrive and transfer to Rammang Rammang to trek from the world’s second-largest karst. Cycling to Leang-Leang, we discover pre-historical gardens riding to Samangki, home of endangered macaques.

Day 2

We take a scenic drive through Bugisnese villages to Toraja. We lunch in Pare-Pare and drive to picturesque Puncak Lakawan, with spectacular views, before arriving at Rantepao.

Day 3

Explore the Tana Toraja region before visiting Londa, famed for their ancient rock tombs. Ride on to Lemo and Kote and learn about baby tree graves before cycling back to Rantepao.

Day 4

After a short transfer, we ride to Alang-Alang and Kanuruan villages and visit the Madandan market before arriving at bustling Makale city. We end our day of cycling at Tondon Kalembang.

Day 5

No cycling today as we drive from Rantepao to the mountains. We break at Kayulangi Waterfall on our way to Lake Poso; a large, fresh water lake with white sandy beaches.

Day 6

We tackle mountainous village roads and cycle along the western edge of Lake Poso, passing by picturesque little bays, white sand beaches, and a wild orchid lakeside reserve near Bancea village.

Day 7

Cycling to Saluopa Waterfall, we continue to a Balinese village where we get a chance to connect with the locals and observe Indonesia's cross-culture roots.

Day 8

Riding from Tentena through forested hillsides and terraced valleys to coastal Poso, we enjoy freshly caught fish for dinner and overnight in a beachfront hotel.

Day 9

We transfer you to Poso Airport for your onward flight or to stay on and explore more of Sulawesi.

Elevation Profiles

Day 1 - Makassar Loop Ride 15km. +975m / -1,061m.
Day 1 - Makassar Loop Ride 15km. +975m / -1,061m.

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