Discover Sulawesi: Village Tour

Discover Sulawesi awaits with holidays in Minahasa highlands of North Sulawesi. Discover Sulawesi brings out tradition hidden by locals. In the village you are going to meet locals, see how they live and interact with them. There are three main activities in Discovery Sulawesi trip. Palm sap production is good to observe. The famous palm wine and palm sugar are made from palm sap. Then, there is farmland activities. The other is Minahasan hands-on homecooking adventure. You will definitely enjoy all activities in this Discovery Sulawesi trip.

5 DAYS TOUR | ALL EXPENSES COVERED | SUITABLE FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, STUDENT GROUP, YOUTH GROUP, AND GROUP OF 10 PAX | LEVEL OF ACTIVITY IS MODERATE | CHILDREN  FRIENDLY | NOT FOR HANDYCAP

DISCOVER SULAWESI: THE TRADITION

Some communities do not allow the logging done when moon is visible. Certain communities must eat well prior to planting sweet potato. They believe that can make the potatoes larger and more. The other communities cannot hunt rat during when watching the rice growing. During mourning days, all communities prohibit the member of the family to wear clothes of red, pink and orange color. And of course, there are many interesting traditions about house making, marriage, mother and pregnancy, cultivating farmlands and many more. These all are in village tour of discover Sulawesi. Discover Sulawesi plays out harmonious life of Minahasa highlanders in Tomohon. Awaits unique traditions, rustic places, countryside and friendly people on this discover Sulawesi.
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DISCOVER SULAWESI: PALM SAP

For Indonesian and people who live on the equator, palm has so many uses. From root to leaves, every single part is useful for life. Discover Sulawesi tour bring you to see how palm is prepared. Palm sap is famous on highlands. Cooking it results in two products. First is brown sugar. This is from sweet sap. Second is palm wine. It is by distilling the sap. On Discover Sulawesi, you observe farmers step by step prepare the sap in traditional way.

DISCOVER SULAWESI: RICEFIELD

Rice, for orientals, is very important for healthy diet. It rules the table of Asian food. Asian thinks it is snacky if they don’t eat rice. On Discover Sulawesi tour, you have chances for ricefield activities. From sowing to harvesting, rice undergo several process such as cultivating the pond, planting rice seedling, harvesting, drying and skin peeling. The activities on discover Sulawesi depend on the season. Awaits loads of fun things.

DISCOVER SULAWESI: HOMECOOKING ADVENTURE

Minahasan cuisines are very well known across Indonesia. The rich using of spice and herbs result in tasty and delicious food, even though it is undeniably spicy. On homecooking day, you will go to traditional market for buying ingredients. Afterwards, with a local you prepare food in the bamboo, cooking with leaves such as in woku and nasi bungkus and so on. This activities will be done in local house in nearby village. The food you have prepared will be for farewell dinner later.

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TOMOHON | Tomohon Traditional Market, Linow Lake, Kayawu Village, Nimawanua, Rurukan

Hotel and Breakfast,Transportation, Guide, Cooking Package, Domestic Travel Protection, Entrance Fee, All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & Refreshments), Cultural Events – Optional and if the participants are 15+ people
NOTE | DINNER can be excluded (contact us for inquiry)

Personal Need and Medication, Donations, Souvenir, Tipping, Air Fare

  • Sam Ratulangi International Airport
  • Homestay / Resort

DAY 1 | TO THE VILLAGE

00.00-12.00 | Airport Meeting
12.00-14.00 | To Highlands
14.00-15.00 | Check In and Late Lunch
15.00-15.30 | Drive to Linow Lake
15.30-17.30 | Relax in D’Linow
17.30-18.00 | Return
18.00-19.00 | Dinner Preparation
19.00-20.00 | Dinner
20.00-21.30 | Ecology Talking
21.30-22.00 | Personal Time – Lights Out

DAY 2 | PALM FARM

06.30-07.00 | Meeting the farmers
07.00-08.00 | Palm sap harvesting
08.00-09.30 | Breakfast with farmers
09.30-10.00 | Brown sugar observation
10.00-11.00 | Palm wine observation
11.00-12.00 | Lunch preparation
12.00-13.00 | Lunch with farmers
13.00-13.30 | Return to Homestay
13.00-18.00 | Free time
18.00-19.00 | Dinner
19.00-21.30 | Cultural Talk
21.30-22.00 | Personal Time – Lights Out

DAY 3 | RICE FIELD ACTIVITIES

07.00-08.00 | Breakfast
08.00-08.30 | To Wawa Ricefield
08.30-09.00 | Meeting the farmers
09.00-11.00 | Ricefield Activities
11.00-12.00 | Early Lunch
12.00-13.00 | Ricefield Walking
13.00-13.45 | Observing Waruga
13.45-14.15 | To Traditional House
14.15-14.45 | Traditional House Sightseeing
14.15-15.00 | Return to Homestay
15.00-18.00 | Free time (foot massage)
18.00-19.00 | Streetfood Dinner
19.00-21.00 | At Downtown
21.00-21.30 | Return to Homestay
21.30-22.00 | Personal time – Lights out

DAY 4 | HOME COOKING CLASS

07.00-08.00 | Breakfast
08.00-08.30 | To Tomohon Traditional Market
08.30-09.30 | Shopping
09.30-12.00 | Preparing the ingredients
12.00-13.00 | Lunch
13.00-17.00 | Food Preparation
17.00-18.00 | Dinner preparation
18.00-20.00 | Farewell Dinner
20.00-21.30 | Cultural talk or performance
21.30-22.00 | Personal Time – Lights Out

DAY 5 | DEPARTURE

07.00-08.00 | Breakfast
08.00-09.00 | Packing
09.00-11.00 | Transfer to Airport
11.00           | Tour Finish

RATE STARTS FROM: US$ 340 Per PAX

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We reserve the right in the event of bad weather to change the program without notice


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