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Torsina Hotel

June 26, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Jl. Pong tiku, Rantepao, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia 91832. Description Hotel Torsina. We at Bonga Toraja really like this hotel although the rate of the room may be a little high but its location and facilities make up for it. torsina is located in the middle of a paddy field so there’s no direct neighbours and no farm animals like the chickens waking you up in the middle of the night. The rooms are all located in one giant Torajan house looking out onto a large and deep swimming pool in its well ordered garden and onto a Northern views of white rocky mountains. So if your your short for time here in Toraja and looking for a great location Torsina is the one for you! Facilities Breakfast included / Car rental / English speaking staff / Free maps / Free wifi / Laundry / Live Music / Lounge/Bar / Massage service / Restaurant / Swimming pool Rates & bookings Standard room: 400,000 rp Extra bed: 100,000 Do you require more information? Or do you want to make a reservation? Get in touch with Bonga Toraja. Call us +62 812 433 713 50 • E-mail us: info @ bongatoraja . com • Skype us: BongaToraja.

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Day Trekking Tour

April 17, 2013 / by / 2 Comments

Try something different! Try a Bongtoraja Tour. Trekking Tour Our full day out in toraja you will have an expert guide with private transport to drop you off and pick you up, so you get to enjoy the best parts of toraja. at bongatoraja we worked hard to find a really enjoyable tours. All too many of them are the same old beaten paths we want to change that! Start early picking you up from your hotel then get straight off taking you up to your first drop off point walking up through the paddy fields and slowly climbing the terraces until we reach a village then stop for coffee and our guide will explain interesting points of the local architecture in depth. Next we move high up the mountain taking lunch at Batutumonga with breathtaking views then iether walk back down through a Blacksmithing area or be picked up for further trekking to another area off the beaten track and when the light fades and your legs tired! You will then be returned late afternoon to your hotel. Rates & Booking’s For a competitive price per person or group please get in touch with Bonga Toraja. Call us +62 821 88 084 …

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Ayam Penyet Ria

April 16, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

  Jl Merdakka  no 25 , Rantepao, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia 91831 Description Ayam penyet Ria is located on the main road in Rantepao Its not hard to miss just look for the really big church it’s under it! Looking like one big giant canteen. We found out that the owner also has a part buisness share with Misiliana hotel and wants to bring the fine dining experience closer to the center of town. Service is good although they lack the English ability. Suggestion Go for ikan bandeng bakar fish bandeng barbicued 20,000 rp. Price Food prices range from 10,000 rp for Noodles with vegetables right up to 25,000 rp for Traditional dishes. Drinks range from 2,000 for a es tawar to 9,000 rp for fruit juices.

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Rimiko Restaurant

April 10, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Jl. Mappanyukki no 115, Rantepao, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia 91831 Description Rimiko Restaurant has been established for over twenty years happily serving good honest food, served in a rustic atmosphere with lots of old Torajan carvings on the walls. What we like about this place is the seating area outside to enjoy whats happening on the main street. The owner is normally around and love’s to come up and have a chat about what you have been up to in and around Toraja. The staff speak English fluently. Suggestion Go for the old classic pork in Pamarassan they give you a really good portion nearly enough for two people. (45,000 rp) Price All food is priced between 10-55,000 rp. Drinks range from 5,000 rp for a water to 35,000 rp for a Bintang beer.

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Hotel Marante Toraja

March 28, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Jl. Jurusan Palopo, Rantepao, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia 91831 Description Hotel Marante Toraja is your best option when looking for a classy hotel out of town, without having to pay to the same as other 3*** hotels. Marante is a stylish 3*** hotel set around a beautifully planted garden with all amenities at hand. It is located on the way to Palopo but not too far from town, Some of the cottage’s which are really Torajan style house’s face onto the swimming pool and gardens. It’s well worth staying there if you like a comfortable room after returning from a long day out touring. Facilities Air conditioning / Breakfast included / Car rental / Credit cards accepted / English speaking staff / Free maps / Guide service / Laundry / Live Music / Lounge/Bar / Massage service / Motorbike rental / Restaurant / Sauna / Swimming pool Rates & bookings Delux room: 65, US$ Cottage: 75, US$ Suite: 115, US$ Extra bed: 15, US$ Do you require more information? Or do you want to make a reservation? Get in touch with Bonga Toraja. Call us +62 821 88 084 848 • E-mail us: info @ bongatoraja . com • Skype us: BongaToraja.

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Bambu Restaurant

March 27, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Jl. Sangalla’, Kampung lampio, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia. Description When we heard of Martin the Chef it surprised us to find out he had rented two of Rantepao’s restaurants making them very successful with his delicious cuisine, soon people noticed and so did the owners so they ended his contract thinking they could do the same, sadly they did not. Now Martin is located on the road to Sangalla‘ with his new restaurant Bambu with an exciting new menu. Using lots of bamboo and natural roofing material it has a natural feel, Bambu restaurant is a great stop off point when visiting sights such as kambira. The staff are very polite and speak English fluently. Suggestion Go for local Torajan vegetables kangkung Ayam Spesial. (18,000 rp) with black rice (10,000 rp) tamarella juice (12,000 rp). or pre-order chicken steamed in bamboo (60,000 rp) Price All food  ranges from 10,000 rp to 60,0000 rp Drinks range from 10,000 rp for a water to 36,000 rp for a beer.

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Wisma Maria

March 26, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Jl. Ratulangi No. 23, Rantepao, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia 91830 Description Wisma Maria has a long standing reputation as a backpackers choice of stay and has a mention in a famous travel guide book  located parallel to the main street and close to a number of hotels and restaurants. As you enter the main reception on your right hand side is a large glass cabinet with life sized Tau Tau or wooden carving of the founder of Wisma Maria. Turn left and you are in the restaurant which have very reasonably priced food and drinks then onto a large garden with the accomodation set on two floors. The rooms are a little bit worn out but the location makes up for it. The staff are very friendly and are happy to help you with any information about Tana Toraja. Facilities Book exchange / Breakfast included / Bicycle rental / Car rental / Guide service / Laundry / Lounge / Massage service / Motorbike rental / Restaurant. Rates & bookings Twin room with hot water: 150,000 rp Twin room with cold water: 120,000 rp Single room with cold water: 100,000 rp Do you require more information? Or do you want to make a reservation? …

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Cafe Aras

March 21, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Jl. A. Mappanyuki No. 64, Rantepao, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia 91831 Description Cafe Aras is Toraja’s first art cafe. The owner used to run an antique Torajan wood carvings art shop. His vision was to create an arty setting with great food so he founded Cafe Aras. The place feels welcoming as soon as you enter. The walls are made of split bamboo rising up to kamacha (woven bamboo) to the ceiling. They’ve put lots of art and textiles to the walls (make an offer if you see something you like!). Stylish wooden tables and chairs are set out over two mezzanine floors on either end of the place. Cafe Aras has an open kitchen in the back next to an outside seating area. Their extensive menu covers everything from Torajan dishes over Indonesian classics to western food. Service is fast & the friendly staff speaks English well. In the evenings Cafe Aras is a vibrant hub where travellers hang out, drink beers and share their stories of the day while local guides play guitar and sing songs. Suggestion Try their tasty pork in pamarasan sauce for 45,000 rp or maybe a yummy pizza. Price theres lots of choice western food …

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Toraja Misiliana Hotel

March 19, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Jl. Pongtiku No. 27, Rantepao, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia. Description Toraja Misiliana Hotel  is a purpose built hotel complex located 5 minutes from the center of Rantepao, It is a family run hotel which was established in 1980 with 5 rooms, reception and a restaurant since then it has slowly built up to be major hotel in Toraja. Set around a large garden with different conference centers, restaurants and a large swimming pool with nine different room categories the choice is extensive from a Standard room right up to the Presidents suite. What we like is the many little quotes from the Bible painted on wooden boards dotted around the gardens. It’s well worth staying there if you like a comfortable room after returning from a long day touring. On arrival the staff make you feel very at home serving you with welcome drinks, feel free to ask them any questions as their English ability is excellent. Facilities Air conditioning / Breakfast included / Car rental / Credit cards accepted / English speaking staff / Free maps / Guide service /  Gym / Laundry / Live Music / Lounge/Bar / Massage service / Motorbike rental / Restaurant / Souvenir shop / Swimming pool …

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Gazebo Restaurant

March 18, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

Jl Abdul Gani no 2 , Rantepao, Sulawesi Selatan, Indonesia 91831 Description Gazebo restaurant has gone far to create an ambient Torajan  atmosphere using traditional rice granaries for its seating area within sculptured gardens. You sit surrounded by brightly coloured cement fish by little bridges, located At the back there is further seating in an open plan restaurant. The menu has a few Indonesian style spelling mistakes which put smiles on many a tourists face. Service is good although they lack the English ability. Suggestion Go for chicken steak with french fries with an onion sauce 40,000 rp. Price Food prices range from 15,000 rp for Noodles with vegetables right up to 40,000 rp for Traditional dishes. Drinks range from 5,000 for a water to 10,000 rp for fruit punch.

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