Khiri Travel Indonesia has opened an office in
The new Sulawesi office will look after Khiri itineraries
in Sulawesi, Kalimantan, The Moluccas, and Papua.
Khiri Travel Indonesia General Manager, Herman
Hoven, said, “Khiri’s
ambition is to be a specialist DMC with our own people on the
ground across the Indonesian archipelago.”
Apart from its existing FIT clients, Khiri Travel Indonesia will
be running its first ever group tours in Kalimantan in 2018 for a
major UK operator.
Sulawesi boasts a great
variety of cultural and natural destinations such as Torajaland
(known for its trekking, cycling, lake boat trips, easy rafting
and elaborate village funerals) and Tangkoko National Park.
Sulawesi also offers great marine biodiversity in destinations
such as the Togian Islands and near Manado.
There is also
the lesser-known destination of Wakatobi, a cluster of remote islands with a rich marine culture and home
of the Bajo people, who live in stilt houses in the sea.
The Khiri Sulawesi office will also run trips to Raja Ampat
with its unique Papuan culture and enticing island archipelagos
that are ideal for day trips or overnight cruises. Guests visiting
Raja Ampat (four kingdoms) can hike in the footsteps naturalist
Alfred Wallace – or swim in a saltwater lake with millions of
has some of the world’s oldest rainforests and is home to the
famous Orangutan among other primates. He recommends cruising
down river on a local Klotok boat through the rainforest and
staying with Dayak people in a traditional long house.
Moluccas, or Spice Islands, have an incredible historical
significance. Papua is very large unspoilt, less visited, almost
mystic, corner of the archipelago, yet with great accessibility,”
Trips to remote Papua will also eventually be
created from the Khiri Sulawesi office.
The new Khiri Travel Indonesia office in
Sulawesi is located at Jalan Gunung Rinjani No.7, New Jasmine,
Metro Tanjung Bunga, Makassar. The office is Khiri’s fifth in Indonesia
after Lombok, Bali, Labuan Bajo (Flores), and Yogyakarta (Java).