3 DAYS NORTHERN SULAWESI TOMOHON CITY & BUNAKEN
Discover the wild beauty in northern Sulawesi, and in this 3 days journey we will explore Tomohon city and Bunaken. Tomohon city is the third-largest city in North Sulawesi after Manado, the capital and then Bitung, the harbor city. It is south of Manado. Under Tomohon administration, there are several interesting villages such as Tinoor and Woloan – the center of traditional wood house (Minahasa) maker. The traditional Minahasa house is built on pillars and stands 3 meters above the ground. This house does not use a single nail or adhesive and pleasantly eco-friendly. After a full day exploration of Tomohon area, the trip will continue to Bunaken national marine park, one of Indonesia’s most famous diving and snorkeling epicenters in the world. Located off shore from Manado, Bunaken covers a total surface area of 89,065 hectares with 97% covered by warm tropical water and only 3% is terestrial, including Bunaken, Manado Tua, Mantehage, Nain and Siladen. Visitors can reach Bunaken by speed boat for 30 minutes from Manado sea port. In Bunaken, there are more than 2000 fish species and 58 type of coral reefs can be found. Here, you will be also able to spot rare and endangered animals such as coelacanths, dugongs, whales and turtles, as well as dolphins. Tomohon city is located 33 kilometers from Manado city. For convenience, you can take a direct flight to Manado, and from Manado you can hire private car pick up to Tomohon. Book your trip now!
Day 1 – On your arrival at Sam Ratulangi airport, our guide will be there to greet and pick you up for the tour. From there, the tour begin, firstly we will be visiting Tinoor village. Then we will head to Tomohon hill to see Pagoda (buddhist temple) Ekayana. Afterward we will enjoy early evening coffee break at Linow lake. We continue our trip to see the making process of traditional Minahasa wood house at Woloan village. You will be served with tasty local menu for dinner at restaurant before return to your hotel. Check into the hotel, and the evening time is all yours to enjoy.
Day 2 – Enjoy your hearty breakfast and fulfill your energy before we leave to Manado port for today’s full trip at Bunaken national marine park. On the arrival at Bunaken, we will be getting on glass bottom boat, locally known as Katamaran, and you will be able to enjoy the undersea beauty from the boat. Coral reefs and unique colorful fishes will be easily spotted during this boat trip. After a full afternoon at Bunaken, we will return to Manado for shopping and culinary tour. Before we return to the hotel, you will be served dinner at restaurant. Evening time is all yours to enjoy.
Day 3 – Breakfast at the hotel, and you will have plenty of free time for shopping in the afternoon before heading back to the airport. This is the end of our trip. See you on the next adventure!
• Participants: Minimum 4 persons
• Duration: 3 days (2 nights)
• Difficulty: Medium
• Physical condition: Fit and healthy
• Price per person: Rp.2,520,000
Essential things to bring:
Personal first aid kit
- Private car during the trip
- 4 stars hotel (1 room = 2 pax)
- Entrance fee
- Mineral water & snacks
- Flight ticket and airport tax
- Personal spending
- Tipping for guide
IDR 2.520.000,00 / person