Minahasa Highland Tour Sulawesi | One Day Excursion

The heart of Minahasa is highlands with scenic nature. Green nature, fresh air atmosphere and smiling people are three special things to find during vacation. There are three towns on Highlands. First, Tomohon is famous flowers and volcanoes; Tondano is famous for the rice field and big lake; and, Kawangkoan is famous for peanut production. Thus, locals call it peanut town. Those towns are three places where gems of Minahasa cultures and nature are hidden. And so, there are many places of interests to visit on this highlands.

1 DAY TOUR | ALL EXPENSES COVERED | SUITABLE FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, STUDENT GROUP, YOUTH GROUP, AND GROUP OF 10 PAX | LEVEL OF ACTIVITY IS EASY | CHILDREN AND HANDYCAP FRIENDLY

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Scenic view from Mahawu Oracion Hill, Tomohon

Tomohon is a town between two volcanoes. Fresh atmosphere is the hallmark of this town. Two towering volcanoes are also other special landmark with scenic view. With distance from north to south not more than 30 km, Tomohon stores plenty beautiful places to visit. There are places on the hill where visitors can see picturesque landscape. There are places for observing the activity of local people. Those places include agriculture field, traditonal house, traditional market, religious buildings and furniture production. Visitor can observe many variety of things in Tomohon.

Tondano is next to Tomohon. It is about 10 Km from it. It is also another scenic town with picturesque caldera. Yes, Tondano lake is a caldera. This lake is a place for many fishermen to earn windfalls. Picture of fishermen on boat called bolotu on the lake beautify the visit. There are also many houses on top of the lake. Local people do aquaculture in this lake. Apart of local acivity, this lake stores geological and biological mystery. As caldera, the lake is the witness of the historical journey of the island. In terms of ecosystem, this lake is the home for endemic fish name Tondanichthys kottelati can be found. Much to our concern, the conseervation status of the fish is vulnerable. In addition, The water from the lake is source for hydro power plant. Thus, This lake has important role for locals, and present amazing experience for visitors of Minahasa Highlands.

Several smaller towns fit up the beauty of Minahasa Highlands. Romboken, Langowan, Tompaso, Kawangkoan and Sonder. Places of interest in this towns such as cultural museum, megalith stone, traditional weaving center, Bukit Kasih monument and hot springs. Visiting the highlands of Minahasa indeed gives interesting experience.

MINAHASA HIGHLANDS ROUTE

Right after breakfast, we will leave for Minahasa Highland Tour to visit Japanese Caves in Kayawu Village. We then continue to have a Walk at Ricefield in Woloan. At the same village, we are going to see the Prefab House Production. After that we continue to BLPT, a site for coconut and palm wood furniture production. Then, we drive to Tomohon Traditional Market. After the market, there is a hill at Suluan named Tetetana Peak become next destination. After the peak, we switch to Tondano. We will visit Benteng Moraya, for the waruga. And afterwards, a floating restaurant by Tondano Lake shall serve us our lunch. Passing Langowan, we visit Batu Pinabetengan, megalith site in Minahasa Highland. Last we will observe the volcanic activity at changing color lake called Lake Linow in Southern Tomohon. Then we call it a day.

Tour Schedule

Minahasa Highland Tour is a daily tour and Exclusive Tour. Not a Shared Tour.

Meeting Place-Includes-Exclude

  • Meeting Place: Hotel or Resort
  • Includes: Guide, Car, Driver, Fuel, Lunch, Drinks and Snacks, Entrance Fees.
  • Excludes: Personal Needs and Tippings

Itinerary Minahasa Highland Tour

  • 07.30-08.00 Meeting at the Hotel.
  • 08.00-08.45 Drive to Tomohon
  • 08.45-10.00 Japanese Cave and Rice Field in Woloan
  • 10.00-11.00 Prefabricated House Production and BLPT
  • 11.00-12.00 Tomohon Traditional Marke and Tetana Peak
  • 12.00-14.00 Benteng Moraya and Tondano Lake
  • 14.00-15.30 Batu Pinabetengan
  • 15.30-17.00 Linow Lake
  • 17.00-18.00 Return to Hotel

RATE STARTS FROM USD 45 PER PAX
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List of Rates based on Travelers Number
Number of Pax Rate Per Pax
Single USD 100
2-4 Pax USD 50
5+ Pax USD 45
Gereja Sion.jpg Pagoda (3).JPG Pasar Beriman Tomohon.jpg Market (2).JPGBy Tondano Lake.jpg Danau Tondano (1).jpg Danau Linow.jpg Linow.JPG
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