How to Get There?
Tana Toraja can be access via Makassar City, the capital of South Sulawesi province which is also the 4th biggest city in Indonesia. Makassar can be visit either with Flight or PELNI Ships from major cities in Indonesia such as Jakarta, Jogjakarta, Surabaya, Denpasar, Manado, Palu, Jayapura, Timika, Sorong and others. From Makassar, entering Toraja can be reach by Air and Land.
By Land : Just one hour flight from Bali to Makassar Airport then by land transport with scenery drive-trip that takes about 8 hours to get into Toraja Land. Several buses company are serving for Makassar to Rantepao route. The bus departed in the morning between 8AM and 10AM andÂ evening between 7PM to 10PM. Booking in advance for Bus Ticket to Tana Toraja from Metro Permai, Bintang Prima, Litha and other bus company is preferable due to limited seat.
By Air : Aviastar and SMAC (Sabang Merauke Air Charter) serves three flights per week from and to Makasar which is on every Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. The flight to tana toraja leaves Makasar at 07:00am and arrive in Toraja at 07:55am and return at 14:15pm with arrival time in Makasar at 15:10pm.
By Sea : There are regularly scheduled PELNI cruiser get into Makassar harbour from all major cities of Indonesia. Then take a drive or flight to get into Toraja Land also known as “The Land of The Heavenly Kings”.