Manado & Minahasa Highlights - 4 days

Individual Private Tour - Tour Details & Information, Tour Code: SI-MDC-01

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Begin of Tour Manado (Sulawesi) - Manado (D)

Manado Tua in Bunaken National Park © Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Republic of IndonesiaManado Tua in Bunaken National ParkUpon arrival at the airport of Manado meet your personal guide and transfer to your hotel in the city. Start your sightseeing tour in the afternoon with a visit to the Dotu Lolong Lasut memorial. Dotu Lolong Lasut founded the city today known as Manado. He was a local chieftain who became a hero during the war against the Portuguese. Visit the Ban Hin Kiong Temple. The Taoist temple dates back to the 19th century and therefore the oldest temple in Manado. Next up are the sea-shell collection, the orchid garden, and a local seafood restaurant. Overnight at Manado.

Day 2: Manado - Minahasa-Hochland - Manado (B/L/D)

Waruga, North Sulawesi © Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Republic of IndonesiaWaruga, North SulawesiStart today's program after breakfast with the drive to the Minahasa Highlands. Stop in Tinoor for a beautiful view over the Mando Bay and the Bunaken Islands. Proceed through the clove plantations to Tomohon, passing the cluster of active volcanoes Mt. Lokon and Mt. Mahawu. Visit Lake Linow near Lahendong. The lake is known for colorful waters and sulfuric bubbles, both caused by volcanic activities. Continue to Kawangkoan and visit the local jungle market, where grilled rats, bats, and snakes are offered. Move on to Pulutan village in the region of Remboken at the edge of Lake Tondano to see traditional pottery. Lunch en route in Kasuang. Afterwards proceed to Sawangan village. A collection of ancient tombs known as Waruga can be seen there. Retrun to Manado in the afternoon. Overnight in Manado.

Day 3: Manado - Bunaken - Manado (B/L/D)

Bunaken National Park © Sarah NoakBunaken National ParkLeave the hotel after breakfast for the short drive to the harbour. You will explore the Bunaken National Marine Park today. The small islands are known as a first class dive destination. Approximately 70% of the fish species of the Indo-Western Pacific live in the region. Spend time snorkeling in the shallow bay of Bunaken Island. Lunch will be served on the beach. Return to Manado in the afternoon.

Day 4: Manado - End of Tour Manado (Sulawesi) (B)

Breakfast in the morning. Time until airport transfer is free at your leisure.

Hotels, Rates & Information

Hotels for this Tour
(Changing the hotels according to your wishes is no problem!)
LocationComfort Hotels
ManadoLuwansa Hotel

Options Comfort
Rate per person EUR 505
USD 555
Based on individual private tour, min. 2 travellers in double/twin room
Changing or adapting this tour to match your personal needs, interests and wishes is, as always, possible. Please contact us! Group rates (closed groups only, min. 4 Pax) on request.
Single Supplement On Request
Single Traveller EUR 905
USD 1,000

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Information, Services, Remarks

Manado (Sulawesi) / Manado (Sulawesi)

Hotel/Airport Transfers:

Transfers are inclusive from and to above mentioned airports and hotels of the immediate area.

Services (included):

Private tour
English speaking guide
Air-conditioned car with driver
Accomodation: DBL room hotels (or similar)
Transfers, Entrance fees as per itinerary
Meal Plan as stated:
3x Breakfast 2x Lunch/Lunchbox 3x Dinner

Not included

Own expenses
Additional services (marked 'optional' above)
Programme not mentioned above
Season Surcharges

Best Season(s):

April - November

Important Remarks:

Min. 2 Persons. Single traveller rates on request.
Please pay attention to the Travel Information provided.
When travelling islamic countries there can be interference during the month of Ramadan, other high holidays and fridays.
Volcanism: The Sunda Islands and the Sunda Archipelago are of volcanic orgin and show high volcanic activity. Accrodingly it may be possible that tours, routings and activities (especially those involving or near volcanoes) need to be altered in case of high activity or order by the government.
This tour is not soutable for people with reduced mobility. If you are unsure if you meet the requirements please contact us! We will try to find a solution for your individual needs.