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amazing cultural experience

We added a visit in Sulawesi following another recommendation and boy, this was a highlight of our... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
yula01
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Toraja village

The toraja villages is a good place to explore. Very special unique culture. The local people very... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beverly W
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Rantepao 91831, Indonesia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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 nice.

Thank Beverly W
Reviewed 1 July 2018

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

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

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

4  Thank Lukas R
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We visited Toraja in may 2018 for 3 full days and were lucky enough to have found Yuspan as a guide. For this region, a truly Torajan guide is highly recommended in order to truly understand the culture. Not only does Yuspan meet this requirement,...More

6  Thank Carolina C
Reviewed 29 April 2018

This was one of the highlights of our trip. Again, I can't stress enough how much it will enhance your experience by hiring a local guide. Our guide, Daniel, was fantastic as he was an authentic Torajan. He brought us to one of the funeral...More

Thank puk1936
Reviewed 27 April 2018

I did. 3.day tour of Toraja. Amazing scenery, villages and funeral. The funeral was for a 80 year lady. Over 1000 guests, only me and 2 Germans non local. I was made very welcome by family of deceased. Coffee and cake was served, pigs were...More

Thank Ray H
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

The place of interest to be seen 1.funeral of ceremony 2.The land above the clouds 3.waterfall 4.trekking 5.baby graves 6.cave burial 7.stone grave 8.toraja weaving

2  Thank toraja27
Reviewed 9 February 2018

one of the most interesting places in Rantepao in Sulawesi... nice guide available, stone graves, different cultures, amazing rice fields around, nice guesthouses.

Thank rozenko
Reviewed 8 January 2018

I saw people in Toraja could live in different way, but somehow it works. I think it is a place where you could re-think about your own life and understand more about local wisdom.

Thank Vera T
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Response from Vera T | Reviewed this property |
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
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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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Response from Obi14u | Reviewed this property |
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
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