North Sulawesi Mountain Trip 11D10N
The land of Minahasa is a mountain combination with slope mount in many places. Minahasa is famous with its volcano areas where there are many active volcano, offers you a close up of natural wonders: its beautiful rainforest, varied wildlife, sulfur crater, and amazing scenery. You’ll meet the satisfaction to explore the Minahasa volcano with us. Our well trained guide with qualified in mountain tracking will lead you to the amazing scenery.
North Sulawesi Mountain Trip
Duration: 11 Days/ 10 Nights
Mini participants : two persons
DAY 01: Arrive Manado. (Dinner)
Meet at Sam Ratulangi Airport in Manado, leave the airport on a thirty minutes drive to Quality Hotel for your overnight stay. Welcome dinner at a restaurant.
DAY 02: Manado / Kotamobagu – Mount Ambang Reserve. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast, transfer to Kotamobagu for Mount Ambang Reserve. The climb to Mount Ambang takes approximate 4 hours (2 hours up & almost 2 hours down). Overnight accommodation is at a homestay with basic facilities.
DAY 03: Kotamobagu – Mount Ambang / Tomohon (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
In the morning, leave for Tomohon with a brief stop at the Hill of Love volcano. At Tomohon, check in at the Lokon Boutique Hotel for your overnight accommodation and at your own leisure.
DAY 4: Trek the twin volcanoes Lokon-Empung. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Start the trek to Mt. Empung (1,325m) via Kinilow village. From Mt. Empung, trek across to Mt. Lokon (1,579 m) to get to the Tompaluan Crater (1,100 m). Mt. Lokon is an active volcano. The last eruption was in November 1991. After lunch, head to Lake Linow, a sulfuric lake with a beautiful scenery for a rest. Return to the hotel in the late afternoon. Overnight at Highland Resort.
DAY 5: Trek the Soputan volcano. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Drive for 45 minutes to Toure village, the starting point for trekking up to Soputan Volcano (1,809 m). Return to the hotel in the late afternoon. Overnight at Lokon Boutique Hotel.
DAY 6: Tour around Lake Tondano / Tangkoko Batuangas Nature Reserve. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
On the way to Tangkoko, stop at Tondano lake to explore the biggest lake in North Sulawesi. After lunch, head to Tangkoko Nature Reserve. Overnight at a homestay with basic facilities.
DAY 7: Full day trek at the Tangkoko Batuangas Nature Reserve. (Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Dinner)
Explore the endemic flora and fauna of North Sulawesi at the Tangkoko Batuangas Nature Reserve. Search for the Black Crested Macaque (Black Monkey indigenous to North Sulawesi) and the Tarsier Spectrum (the world’s smallest primate). Overnight at a homestay.
DAY 8: Tangkoko Batuangas Nature Reserve / Bunaken Island in the afternoon. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Go on an early morning walk to explore the reserve. Leave for Manado in the late morning. From Manado, take a 45 minutes boat ride (depending on sea conditions) to Bunaken island for your overnight stay. Overnight at Bastianos Dive Resort.
DAY 9: Trip to Manado Tua island. (Breakfast, Packed Lunch, Dinner)
Take a 20 minutes boat ride from Bunaken Island to Manado Tua Island. Manado Tua as in the local language mean “Old Manado” is a dormant volcano. Start trekking to the peak at 850 m. Return to Bunaken Island in the afternoon. Free at your own time. Overnight at Bastianos Dive Resort.
DAY 10: Bunaken Island. (Breakfast, Lunch, dinner)
Free at your own time and activities. Overnight at Bastianos Dive Resort.
DAY 11: Check out in the morning and transfer to the airport. (Breakfast)
END OF PROGRAMME.
Price Include: private ac car based, tour as per program, English or other required languages speaking guide, entrance fees, meals as program, mineral water during tour (Aqua), tax & service and accommodation based on the above hotels mentioned.