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Toraja Village

Rantepao 91831, Indonesia
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Funeral ceremony

Not for the faint hearted as you get to see pigs and buffaloes being slaughtered. Look away . But... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ZumbaLangkawi
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Sungai Petani, Malaysia
Experience Real tradition.

Awesome view of the mountains and the plateaus surrounding the area. The tokonans (Toraja... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
G.G. L
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Rantepao 91831, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not for the faint hearted as you get to see pigs and buffaloes being slaughtered. Look away . But there were singing and dancing. Speeches can be long .

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome view of the mountains and the plateaus surrounding the area. The tokonans (Toraja traditional houses) gives you a very original feeling with deep meanings. Recomended places for a deep culture explorers: Palawa, kete'kesu, and Londa. Experience the most expensive and sacred funerals too.

Thank G.G. L
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We are world travelers and Indonesia is one of our favorite places to visit. No visit would be complete without going to Toraja Land; it is absolutely fascinating with burial sites which have a strange beauty, baby graves, and we were able to attend a...More

1  Thank Scott E
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Toraja land is one the tourist destination area in indonesia that must be visited because it has very unique culture,ancient tradition,the spectacular panorama and torajan people are friendly,welcoming and helpful.toraja land can be reached by flight almost 6 times a week except sunday or bus...More

1  Thank gerard m
Reviewed 9 March 2017

See traditional houses and cultural artefacts from Toraja, useful introduction to this marvellous place.

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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Me and a friend really wanted to do some serious hiking when in Indonesia, and did we get it! We spent 3 full days walking around through what seemed like an infinite amount of ricefields. But the view never gets old! At night we stayed...More

1  Thank ArneBlonde
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We did a nice tour through the villages with a tour guide Imanuael Timbang. Very nice man and very knowledgeable. With the buffalo's I can assure you it's not for faint hearted. All together we had a really nice stay.

3  Thank David S
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The landscape of stone cliff with trees was beautiful. Even we can only see THE scenery from distance in a small traditional cafe.

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Reviewed 13 January 2017

Toraja land is very unique place and I am very happy that we have decided to stay 4 days. We explored the lovely scenery, lush rice fields, were in awe when we saw the unique boat shaped houses- Tangkonans and rice barn. The local people...More

1  Thank Boleslav
Reviewed 11 January 2017

We went to Tana Toraja in december 2016 and stayed in Misiliana hotel. The hotel is quite clean but noisy ( bad sound isolation) and more suitable for groups then individual travellers. There is a huge breakfast buffet and there are two pools. It is...More

3  Thank mvbam
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Caroline R
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Response from Obi14u | Reviewed this property |
Drove from the capital to Toraja - took around 6-7 hours. Fly in is maybe possible now, but was not an option 1 yr ago. The air strip is present but as far as understood not actively used.
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Mathilde G
11 May 2017|
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there are plenty of guides available. Once you show interest, all will be organized for you. Best to take a guide to see the most. Doing it all yourself is difficult
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Durga G
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Response from Boleslav | Reviewed this property |
I would head to Rantepao right away, not stay in Makassar. 3 days are OK, we stayed 4 full days and it was just the right amount. for a private guide, send me a PM. The accommodation in Rantepao is sketchy, we stayed at... More
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