Itinerary

Day 1 MANADO CITY TOUR (L,D)

We will pick up the guests from the airport and if they arrive between 09.00-10.00, we will go to the fish market (otherwise we will skip the market). Then back into the vehicle and a short ride to the largest Chinese Temple in town where everyone will be briefed on the history of this beautiful landmark. All persons are allowed to enter the temple where photos may be taken. From the Chinese Temple we proceed to the North Sulawesi Provincial Museum where you will be guided through the history of North Sulawesi. Wax figures in traditional costumes abound along with artifacts, which predate the colonial period. The guests will also visit Jesus Statue. The last stops are shopping opportunities depending on what you like, we will accompany you to art galleries, arts & crafts or jewelry stores.
Check in to the hotel.
The guests will be picked up at 18.30 to have dinner at a local restaurant.


Location & Highlights:
  • Architectures
  • Landmark

Day 2 BUNAKEN GLASS BOTTOM BOAT TRIP (B,L,D)

We will pick up the guests from the hotel at 08.00 and proceed to the pier. Here, you will board the glass bottom boat for the 1 hour trip to Bunaken Island. Once arriving in Bunaken National Park, you will enjoy the underwater life through the glass for about an hour. Later on, free time for snorkeling or just hanging around the island and purchasing the island's signature souvenirs. Snorkeling equipment can be rented at an additional charge of Rp 100,000 per set (fins and mask). Lunch will be served at a local restaurant located on Bunaken Island. If you have rented snorkeling equipment you can choose to do another reef stop before returning to Manado. If you do not snorkel you can just stroll along the beach or visit the information center. So basically it is free time until heading back to Manado between 2 & 3 PM. 
Back to the hotel.
The guests will be picked up at 18.30 to have dinner at a local restaurant.


Location & Highlights:
  • Beach
  • Natural Surroundings
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming

Day 3 MINAHASA HIGHLAND and MAHAWU TRIP (B,L,D)

We will pick up the guests from the hotel at 08.00 and proceed to the highlands. The guests will visit the small village of Woloan, where you can see the Minahasan Style Houses being built, knock down style, ready for delivery or shipping. Then it's off to see the traditional food & flower market in Tomohon. After that, you will be heading to Mount Mahawu. Arriving at the base of Mount Mahawu, you will begin the 1-hour trek to the crater's edge. From that vantage point we can see Bunaken & Manado Tua Islands, as well as the bay of Manado. At the bottom of the crater, one can observe a steaming lake and experience the smell of sulfur from the pools. After this hike, you will stop for lunch at a shore-side restaurant on Lake Tondano. You will then go to the Lake Linow (the changing color lake), a one of a kind experience.
Check in to a resort in the highlands.
Dinner at the resort


Location & Highlights:
  • Architectures
  • Landmark
  • Mountain
  • Natural Surroundings
  • Traditional Village

Day 4 TRANSFER OUT (B)

We will pick up the guests from the resort and proceed to the airport.


Location & Highlights:
  • Landmark
  • Natural Surroundings