8 days in South Sulawesi Itinerary

8 days in South Sulawesi Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South Sulawesi travel route planner

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Makassar
— 1 night
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Tana Toraja
— 3 nights
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Makassar
Drive
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Bira
— 2 nights
Drive
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Benteng
— 1 day
Drive
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Bira
— 1 night
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Makassar
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Makassar

— 1 night
One of the nation's major port cities, the multicultural melting pot of Makassar gets most of its bustle from commerce and the shipping industry.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): get outside with Pantai Tanjung Bayang and then kick back and relax at Akkarena Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Makassar trip planner.

Jakarta to Makassar is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Jakarta to Makassar. In December, daytime highs in Makassar are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Tana Toraja.

Things to do in Makassar

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Tana Toraja

— 3 nights
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Suaya and Lolai Village. Take a break from the city and head to Mount Sesean and Mount Nona. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tana Toraja: Makale (Wisata Religi Buntu Burake, Kuburan Batu Lemo, &more).

Start your trip to Tana Toraja by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Makassar to Tana Toraja takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Makassar.

Things to do in Tana Toraja

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Makassar

On the 23rd (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque Amirul Mukminin.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Makassar trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Tana Toraja to Makassar by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bira.

Things to do in Makassar

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Bira

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): meet some fierce fish with Bira Dive Camp - Scuba Republic and then enjoy the sand and surf at Panrang Luhu Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Bira trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Makassar to Bira takes 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Benteng.

Things to do in Bira

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches
Highlights from your trip

Benteng

— 1 day
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): head outdoors with Pantai Liang Kareta.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Benteng trip planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bira to Benteng. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bira.

Things to do in Benteng

Outdoors

Bira

— 1 night
To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bira trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Benteng to Bira. On the 26th (Sat), you're off to Makassar.

Things to do in Bira

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Makassar

On the 26th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Fort Rotterdam.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Makassar trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Bira to Makassar in 5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Makassar

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

South Sulawesi travel guide

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Beaches · Historic Sites · Cemeteries
South Sulawesi covers the southern peninsula of the iconically shaped island of Sulawesi. The culture of the seafaring and farming natives permeates the tourism atmosphere here that has spread across the island, with a unique philosophy, dress, and architectural style. Small fishing villages reflect native life along the coast, even offering local specialities such as Bolu (a milkfish dish). Inland you'll find agricultural settlements that offer dishes like Pallubasa (a dish made from offal).