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Sulawesi Extraordinary Tour

Rantepao 91831, Indonesia
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Great guide to discover Toraja

I did the tour around Toraja with Hendrik and everything was great! He is a local who can speak... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2018
Ana D
via mobile
Excellent experience; a great intro to Tana Torajan culture

Hendrik is a very good guide; knowledgable, honest, dependable and a lovely person. Originally I... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2018
Linda C
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Toronto, Canada
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We are a small Company , located on the island of Sulawesi ( Toraja ) We arrange Culture and Nature tour ,island tour. Regards Hendrik
  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cultural tour” (2 reviews)
“great guide” (5 reviews)
“spent days” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Rantepao 91831, Indonesia
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Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

I did the tour around Toraja with Hendrik and everything was great! He is a local who can speak very well English and German and knows a lot about the local traditions. Good for solo female travelers in Sulawesi and for people with good taste...More

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Reviewed 24 April 2018

Hendrik is a very good guide; knowledgable, honest, dependable and a lovely person. Originally I planned three days touring with him, a motorcycle tour of the burial sites around Rantepao, then an overnight hike up Mount Sesean. I ended up booking a fourth day when...More

1  Thank Linda C
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Hendrik let us really get to know toraja culture in all its aspects (from funeral ceremony to market experience). He found a good accomodation for us (even if I would have loved trying the typical toraja house!) and together with the driver Ance took us...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We came across Hendrik on TripAdvisor. The day before we went to toraja we emailed him for a tour. As we had already made a list on sights to see we wanted him to guide us. He then quickly responded and provided us with an...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I spent 4 days in Sulawesi with Hendrik. He is all you need of an excellent guide: fluent English, knows every detail of local Toraja culture, friendly... Furthermore, the driver was excellent. He took us from Makasar to Rantepao and then the...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Hendrik is a great tour guide and I did spend 3 days with him in Rantepao and surroundings. He speaks English and German fluently and was also very helpful with organizing another tour around Sulawesi. He has great knowledge of his culture, Hendrik is not...More

Thank Lisa S
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Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Hendrik could not come with us, but he arranged for another guide, Jacob. Jacob showed us all the highlights and went with us to a funeral ceremony and on a walk through the rice field around his village. He is knowledgeable, funny and very friendly....More

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Hendriksampe, Owner at Sulawesi Extraordinary Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Dear Mwitt123, Thank you so much for the work togetherness by choosing us to organise your trip in Toraja. cheers Hendrik

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Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We've booked a tour with Hendrik by email upfront. The communication with Hendrik went flawlessly and met him at our hotel in Rantepao to discuss the program for the next day. Hendrik is a very friendly and knowledgable guide and is very detailed in his...More

Thank Jason S
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

We travelled in August to experience the funerals. We contacted Hendrik because we didn’t have time to arrange our trip and with very short notice he sorted us out for a week’s holiday exploring Sulawesi. As it was high season for tourism and short notice...More

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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Hendrik Sampe is a very good guide. He is very friendly and funny and knows a lot about the culture of Tana Toraja and whole Indonesia. He speaks French, German, English an the local languages. We had three very interesting days with hiking, traditional ceremony,...More

1  Thank J.R. A
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Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
His number and contact info appear in the review on Trip Advisor, by the photograph of Hendril and a couple.
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