Minahasa Peninsula Tour

Minahasa Peninsula is part of Sulawesi islands. The location is at the northern tip of the island. It is named Minahasa Peninsula because Minahasa people live there. This peninsula is part of North Sulawesi province too. Meanwhile, nowadays the tourism in Minahasa peninsula is developing vastly. There are many places of interest here. Its nature is beautiful. Here, there are nature reserve and national parks. They become homes for animals and plants. By the way, the national park splits into two type. The first one is marine national park. The other is terrestrial national park.

Minahasa peninsula has many things people want to see during vacation. Besides, other places of interest include volcanoes, lakes, islands, rural areas and small towns. These spread from north to south of the region. Thus, it is very interesting to come and experience what this peninsula is offering. Both nature and culture are very interesting for observation and relax within vacation too. Moreover, beautiful nature and calm atmosphere are two obligatory things during vacation, aren’t they? And, Minahasa peninsula can offer this type of vacation.

Tangkoko Nature Reserve

Minahasa peninsula hosts various animal species. Some of them are endemic here. It means these species are not found anywhere else but here. One of the best place to observe these animals is in Tangkoko nature reserve. Annually tourists from many countries visit this nature reserve to observe these animals. Some of them have interest with birds, some others with primates and the others with the nature in general.

Tangkoko nature reserve is a perfect escapade from your routine. Specifically when you are trying to find rain forest far from your home. Meanwhile, it is also near sea. Therefore, if you did not want to explore the jungle, you could go to black sand beach and relax there. This gives you opportunity to observe some animals on the beach. The monkeys sometimes come down to the beach too. They hunt crabs there. Also, some cuscus are found on the sea poison and Indian almond trees.

Volcanoes and Caldera

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Minahasa peninsula is home for volcanoes of Sulawesi. Geologically, this is the only volcanic region on the island. There are 10 volcanoes in the whole island. Nine of them belongs to this province. Six of them are in the main land. And, the rests are at surrounding islands.

Visitor can see volcanic activity here. When walking at a volcano, visitor can see the fumes from its crater. Visitors can hear the rumbling sound from the crater too. However, some volcanoes are dormant. And, the fumes are barely visible. But, visitors can observe the nature and the rocks. By the way, this rocks might have been learn in schools.

There is one huge caldera in Minahasa peninsula. It is where Tondano lake locates. Visitor can get to know it directly from the long lines of hills surrounding the lake. Meanwhile, there are also several smaller calderas. Volcanic activity is also visible from the changing color lake, volcanic geyser, hot springs and geothermal sites.


National Parks

There is two national parks in Minahasa peninsula. First one is marine national park. It locates west of Manado. The second one is far south. This park is situated in two provinces. Both national parks are unique for the island’s ecology. One protect marine lives, the other preserve the terrestrial environtment. Hence the animals might live along with people side by side. The marine park is called Bunaken National Park. While the terrestrial park is Bogani Nani Wartabone National Park.

Bunaken national park is the most famous park of Minahasa peninsula. The reason is that Bunaken Island becomes destination for visitors from all over the world. It is a fascinating destination for scuba diving and snorkeling. Therefore, visitors don’t want to miss this national park from their vacation plan in Minahasa peninsula.

About the southern park of Minahasa peninsula, formerly this national park is known as Dumoga Bone National Park. It was called so because the location of the national park is between Dumoga and Bone Bolango. Recently, Indonesian government renamed this national park with a hero’s name from Gorontalo, Nani Wartabone. Moreover, this national park covers an area as big as 287.757 Hectares (2,887 km2). Thus it becomes home for many floras and faunas of the region. However on the contrary to marine park, this park is less known for visitors.

Minahasa Peninsula 21 Days Tour

Rate starts from USD1,900 Per Person

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All About The Tour

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Destinations

  • Manado
  • Bitung
  • Tomohon
  • Minahasa
  • Bolaang Mongondow Timur
  • Bolaang Mongondow

Detailed desinatinations are stated in the itinerary

Includes

  • Resort in Bunaken, Hotel in Manado, Homestay in Tangkoko Nature Reserve, Resort or Hotel in Tomohon, Hotel in Kotamobagu, homestay in Doloduo
  • Full Air-conditioned car, Charter boat for Bunaken National Park, Molosing Island, Jiko Beach and Lihaga Islands
  • All Lunch, Dinner in Bunaken, Tangkoko Nature Reserve, Kotamobagu and Doloduo
  • All Entrance Fees (Bunaken National Park, Tangkoko Nature Reserve, Bogani Nani Wartabone National Park and all destination require entrance fees)
  • Domestic Travel Insurance
  • English Speaking Tour Guide, Ranger Fees
  • White Water Rafting Package
  • Snorkeling gears rental in Bunaken
  • Mineral Water
  • Tour Per Itinerary

Excludes

  • Dinner in Manado, Tomohon and Kotamobagu
  • Personal Needs and Medication
  • International Travel Insurance
  • Airplane ticket
  • Extra meals and drinks at the resort, hotel or homestay
  • Snacks
  • Laundry services
  • Tippings

Price List

  • Single Traveler | USD 5,500
  • 2-4 Travelers | USD 3,125 per person
  • 6-10 Travelers | USD 1,900 per person

Itinerary

Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5Day 6Day 7Day 8Day 9Day 10Day 11Day 12Day 13Day 14Day 15Day 16Day 17Day 18Day 19Day 20Day 21

Arrival and Bunaken National Park

12.00 – 14.00 Arrival
14.00 – 16.00 Go To Bunaken Island, Check In Resort at Bunaken Island
16.00 – 19.00 Free Time (Relaxing at the resort or snorkeling at the house reef)
19.00 – 20.00 Dinner
20.00 – 22.00 Ecological Talk with Tour Guide

Dolphin Watching in Bunaken National Park

06.00 – 09.00 Dolphin Watching at Bunaken National Park
09.00 – 10.00 Breakfast
10.00 – 12.00 Snorkeling at Turtle City (Lekuan Points)
12.00 – 14.00 Lunch at the resort and then free time
14.00 – 17.00 Snorkeling at Fukui and then Alumbanua Points
17.00 – 19.00 Free Time
19.00 – 20.00 Dinner at the resort
20.00 – 22.00 Ecological discussion with tour guide

Snorkeling in Siladen, Manado Tua Island and West Side of Bunaken Islands

07.00 – 08.00 Breakfast and Personal Preparation
08.00 – 12.00 Snorkeling and Island Hopping to Siladen
12.00 – 14.00 Lunch at the resort
14.00 – 17.00 Snorkeling at Manado Tua and then West Side of Bunaken Island
17.00 – 19.00 Free Time
19.00 – 20.00 Dinner at the resort
20.00 – 22.00 Free time

Free Time

Note: you can walk to the village of Bunaken on your own or relax and lazying at the resort. This is time for activity on your own.

Departure and Afternoon Trekking in Tangkoko Nature Reserve

07.00 – 08.00 Breakfast
08.00 – 09.00 Personal preparation and then check out
09.00 – 12.00 Leaving Bunaken for Tangkoko Nature Reserve
12.00 – 15.00 Check in, Lunch and then Free Time
15.00 – 19.00 Afternoon trekking in Batu Putih
19.00 – 20.00 Dinner
20.00 – 22.00 Discussion with Tour Guide

Full Day Jungle Tour

07.00 – 08.00 Breakfast and Personal Preparation
08.00 – 12.00 Morning walk in Batu Putih Forest
12.00 – 15.00 Lunch and then Free Time at the homestay
15.00 – 19.00 Afternoon walk at Batu Putih Forest
19.00 – 20.00 Dinner
20.00 – 22.00 Easy talk

Full Day Jungle Tour

07.00 – 08.00 Breakfast and Personal Preparation
08.00 – 12.00 Morning walk in Batu Putih Forest
12.00 – 15.00 Lunch and then Free Time at the homestay
15.00 – 19.00 Afternoon walk at Batu Putih Forest
19.00 – 20.00 Dinner
20.00 – 22.00 Easy talk

Departure to Tomohon, Visiting Mount Mahawu

07.00 – 08.00 Breakfast and Personal Preparation
08.00 – 10.00 Go To Tomohon via Tondano
10.00 – 13.00 Trekking at Mount Mahawu down to Kakaskasen
13.00 – 15.00 Lunch
15.00 – 17.00 Visiting Tomohon downtown
17.00 – 19.00 Check In Resort and then Free Time
Note: Dinner is on your own

Climbing Mount Lokon

07.00 – 08.00 Breakfast and Personal Preparation
08.00 – 13.00 Climbing Mount Lokon, Sightseeing at Tompaluan Crater
13.00 – 15.00 Lunch at Local Restaurant
15.00 – 16.00 Visiting Tumimperas Waterfall
16.00 – 17.00 Return to Resort and then Free Time

Note: Dinner is on your own

Tomohon City Tour

07.00 – 09.00 Breakfast and Personal Preparation
09.00 – 10.00 Visiting Bukit Doa Mahawu
10.00 – 11.00 Visiting Pagoda, Japanese Cave in Kayawu, Ricefield in Woloan and then Wooden House Production in Woloan
11.00 – 12.00 Visiting BLPT
12.00 – 14.00 Lunch in Local Restaurant
14.00 – 16.00 Coffee Break at Linow Lake
16.00 – 17.00 Return to Resort via Tondangow
Note: Dinner is on your own

Minahasa Highland Tour

08.00 – 09.00 Breakfast and Personal Preparation
09.00 – 10.00 Visiting Tomohon Traditional Market
10.00 – 11.00 Visiting Tetetana Peak
11.00 – 12.00 Visiting Tondano
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch at Tondano Lake
13.00 – 14.30 Visiting Pinabetengan
14.30 – 16.00 Swimming at Toraget Hotspring
16.00 – 17.00 Return To Resort
Note: Dinner is on your own

White Water Rafting

07.00 – 08.00 Breakfast and Personal Preparation
08.00 – 12.00 Go to Timbukar and White Water Rafting
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch in Local Restaurant
13.00 – 14.00 Visiting Bentenan Center
14.00 – 15.00 Return to Resort
Note: Dinner is on your own

Transfer to Kotamobagu
08.00 – 09.00 Breakfast and Personal Preparation
09.00 – 14.00 Drive To Kotamobagu
14.00 – 18.00 Check In, City Tour and then Free Time
Note: Dinner is on your own

Gunung Ambang and Jiko Beach

07.00 – 08.00 Breakfast and Personal Preparation
08.00 – 09.00 Drive to Bongkuday
09.00 – 12.00 Trekking in Mount Ambang
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch at Moaat Lake
13.00 – 18.00 Visiting Jiko: Tanjung Silar and Pantai Abadi
18.00 – 19.00 Dinner at D’Telaga Restaurant

Molosing Island

07.00 – 08.00 Breakfast and Personal Preparation
08.00 – 09.00 Drive to Molosing Beach
09.00 – 12.00 Picnic at Molosing Island
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 15.00 Picnic at Molosing Island
15.00 – 16.00 Return to Hotel in Kotamobagu
16.00 – 18.00 Free Time
18.00 – 19.00 Dinner at Hotel

Arrival in Dumoga, Afternoon walk in Maleo Conservation

08.00 – 10.00 Breakfast and Personal Preparation
10.00 – 12.00 Check Out and then Drive to Dumoga
12.00 – 15.00 Check in Homestay, Lunch, Ecological Discussion with Rangers or Tour Guide
15.00 – 18.00 Observation in Maleo Conservation Tambun
18.00 – 20.00 Free Time and then Dinner
20.00 – 22.00 Free Time

Maleo Conservation and Afternoon walk in Toraut

06.00 – 09.00 Morning Bird Watching in Maleo Conservation Tambun
09.00 – 12.00 Breakfast and Check Out
12.00 – 15.00 Check in Homestay in Doloduo and Lunch
15.00 – 17.00 Afternoon Walk in Bogani Nani Wartabone National Park
17.00 – 20.00 Free Time and then Dinner
20.00 – 22.00 General Discussion with Tour Guide

Morning Trekking in Toraut

07.00 – 08.00 Breakfast and Personal Preparation
08.00 – 12.00 Morning Walk in Bogani Nani Wartabone National Park
12.00 – 14.00 Lunch and then Check Out
14.00 – 19.00 Drive to Manado
19.00 – 20.00 Check In Hotel in Manado
Note: Dinner is on your own

Lihaga Island

06.00 – 07.00 Breakfast and Personal Preparation
07.00 – 09.00 Drive To Serei
09.00 – 12.00 Go To Lihaga Island by Boat and then picnic on white sand island
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch
13.00 – 15.30 Picnic Continues
15.30 – 18.00 Return to Serei and then Manado
Note:

  • Picnic can be lazying on the beach or snorkeling at the house reef
  • Dinner is on your own

Manado City Tour

08.00 – 09.00 Breakfast and Personal Preparation
09.00 – 11.00 Jesus Statue and then Kali Waterfall
11.00 – 12.00 Tetempangan Hill via Sea
12.00 – 14.00 Lunch in Nelayan Restoran
14.00 – 18.00 Soekarno Bridge, Tumpa Hill, Ban Hin Kiong Temple, Bentenan Center in Sario
18.00 – 20.00 Farewell dinner in Raja Sate Restaurant

Departure

08.00 – 09.00 Breakfast and Personal Preparation and Check Out
09.00 – 11.00 Buy Souvenir at Merciful Building or Miens Souvenir or Manarou Souvenir nearby the airport.

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