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Awesome Trip with Yuspan

We visited several Torajan villages as well as a funural together with a guide caled Yuspan. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Expedition754796
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Great Guide in Toraja

What a great trip! We toured for 3 days with our guide Imanuel Timbang. He made the trip so much... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
dhbhendrikse
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Buitenkaag, Nederland
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Rantepao 91831, Indonesia
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

We visited Tana Toraja in September 2016 and it was excellent. We found positive reviews of a guide called Arru here on Tripadvisor and contacted him one week before our arrival in Makassar. Arru picked us up with a very good driver and a comfortable,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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) . He tailored the...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

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

4  Thank dhbhendrikse
Reviewed 22 August 2018

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

1  Thank Mr_Bruno_S
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

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

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

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

Thank yula01
Reviewed 22 July 2018 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.

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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 bobekcacy
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

9  Thank Lukas R
Reviewed 24 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

12  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

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Susanne M
18 February 2018|
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Response from VeraT990 | 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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