Bada Valley located in the Lore Lindu National Park in central Sulawesi. This valley contains hundreds of megaliths going back to the 14th century. To reach Bada Valley you need four-wheel drive Jeeps due to the challenging roads. Meals and accommodation will be simple, but the panorama views are magnificent! Matahari Travels provide all the needed aspects of this tour.

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DestinationBada Valley
Duration5 Days / 4 Nights
LocationSulawesi
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DAY 01 : Tentena - Bada Valley

At 8 am, after b`fast, we drive to Bada Valley takes about 4 hours drive, check in at Ningsih Homestay and after lucnh start your megaliths tour visits to a huge megalith of Sulawesi in Sepe area called Palindo. Located in savannah and flat 7 km from your home stay, walk crossing hanging bridge and through cocoa plantations and rice fields. From Palindo megalith, continue hikes towards Maturu, Crown, Kalambas and Oba megalith. Lunch will be on the way. After lunch continue hiking to the main road where a jeep will pick us up for transfer to visit Tinoe, traditional bark clothes processing then to Baula megaliths. From Baula, by jeep drive back to Bomba village where the home stays is located. On the way we stop at Tarai Roi and Ari Ipohi megalith. Dinner and stay overnight at Ningsih home stay.
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DAY 02 : Bada Valley - Puncak Tamahingki (Jungle trekking)

Today after b`fast, with porter and ranger you will start your real adventure trekking towards Besoa Valley by way of pure jungle of Lore Lindu National Park. First about 4 hours is climbing through tropical rain forest. Total time (some times) we spend about 6 hours to reach to the place where we will stay overnight in a hut in the jungle. Guide and ranger will prepare lunch box. Dinner and stay overnight in a hut. (Elevation is between 1500-2000 meters above sea level).
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DAY 03 : Puncak (Hill) - Besoa Valley (Doda village)

Continue your jungle trek to Besoa Valley through tropical rainforest. Today, the trek mostly going down towards Besoa Valley, which spend about 7 – 8 hours. Sometimes you could see a group of Sulawesi macacas, horn bills (rhyticeros cassidix) and sulawesi serpent eagle (spilornis rufipectus). Upon arrival at open area before Doda village you will be surprise to see a spectacular panorama of Besoa Valley. Arrive in the afternoon in Doda village. Check in at Rezky home stay. Dinner at your home stay.
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DAY 04 : Besoa Valley Tour

Morning after b`fast, start your exploration around Besoa Valley visits to Tadulako megalith. Just about 3 kms behind Doda village, walk through rice fields and a few savannah. Tadulako is located up the hill. From Tadulako, continue hikes to Pokekea area (about 7 kms from Tadulako megalith.You will walk through villages and ricefields. Lunch will be done at Pokekea area. Pokekea is a group of megaliths where you could many different type and shape of megaliths. From Pokekea, you will proceed by car to visit a pregnance megalith behind the village before go back to your homestay. Dinner at your home stay.

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DAY 05 : Besoa Valley - Palu

Overland to Palu city via Napu Valley. On the way we stop at Watutau megaliths, Wanga and Tamadue megalith. These three megaliths are located in Napu Valley. Then continue drive to Palu city. Lunch will be on the way. After about 8 – 9 hours drive including stops, you will reach Palu city, capital town of Central Sulawesi. Check in at your choice hotel. End of the tour program.

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