OVERVIEW: This trip is short trip for you if you have limited time in Central Sulawesi yet you want to visit Lore Lindu National Park, one of the UNESCO Biosphere. You will observe endemic wildlife and vegetation of Sulawesi such as Maleo Bird, Tarsius and Leda tree. Not just that you will get close to know deeper of locals activities such as harvesting paddy, palm sugar process and learn one of Central Sulawesi most important commodities, cocoa. If you have more days and want to explore other areas of Lore Lindu National Park to explore Napu Valley, Bada Valley and Besoa Valley to see the famous megalithic site please do let us know.
HIGHLIGHT : MALEO BIRD-TARSIUS-PALM SUGAR-LAKE TAMBING
DAY 01 : PALU-KAMAMORA VILLAGE-LORE LINDU TOUR (LUNCH/DINNER)
You will be picked up in the morning at 08.00 at your hotel in Palu. Drive about 2 hours to Kamamora Village which is situated on the outskirt of Lore Lindu National Park. Upo arrival Kamamora Village enjoy the view of Lore Lindu panorama and river view. You will learn about cocoa plantation and rice paddy farm. If there is harvest of rice paddy you will join the locals to harvest. Rejuvenate in hotspring and observing Maleo Bird (Macrochepalon Maleo) and Papilio blumei butterfly which are both endemics of Sulawesi Island. Join locals to harvest sweet fluid of Arenga Sugar Palm tree to make palm sugar. Afterwards observe another indigenous wildlife called tarsius, the smallest mammal on the planet.
STAY : HOMESTAY
DAY 02 : TARSIUS-LAKE TAMBING-PALU (BREAKFAST/LUNCH)
Depart at 05.00 from homestay to observe tarsius. Afterwards drive to Lake Tambing the home of 60% of birds species in Lore Lindu National Park. You will walk around the jungle around the lake for birding. You can also see Leda tree (Eucalyptus deglupta) which has rainbow bark. Drive back to Palu. ETA Palu : 16.00. Drop you to airport or hotel. End of service.
Homestay with breakfast
Meals as programmed
Entrance Fees National Park
Additional activities not mentioned in program
WHAT TO BRING:
Homestay is basic