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CYCLE SOUTH SOUTH SULAWESI – AUGUST 2009

On this trip two program options are available, namely, a 9 DAY OPTION; and a 6 DAY OPTION.

ITINERARY
There are four programs available. The Long Rides are designed for experienced cycle tourists. The Short Rides are designed for beginning cycle tourists. If you’re a beginner there’ll be every encouragement and opportunity for you to try a Long Ride.


PROGRAM


RIDE TYPE


DISTANCE KM

9 day program
(1 - 9 August)
Long Ride 500 km
9 day program
(1 - 9 August)
Short Ride 275 km
6 day program
(1 - 6 August)
Long Ride 305 km
6 day program
(1 - 6 August)
Short Ride 165 km


9 DAY PROGRAM ITINERARY
1 – 9 August, 2009. USD 1099.


DAY


DATE


ACTIVITIES

ACCOMMODATION


ALL RIDERS

Sat 01 • Meet ‘n’ greet participants
• Bike assembly
• Administration
• Opening ceremony
• Seafood dinner
• Swimming & Yoga
Hotel
Sun 02 • Early morning ride to Fort Rotterdam, Fish Markets and Old Harbour

• Bike check

• Orientation to route, cycling in Indonesia and Indonesian culture

• Swimming & Yoga
Hotel
Mon 03 LONG RIDE
Makassar - 30 - Bili-Bili - 50 - Malino

SHORT RIDE OPTIONS
Option 1 (flat ride)
Makassar - 30 - Bili-Bili

Option 2 (hilly ride)
Bili-Bili - 50 - Malino

• Swimming & Yoga
Hotel
Tue4 04 LONG RIDE
Malino - 20 - Teh Nittoh - Find Your Sweetheart Waterfall - 20 - Malino

SHORT RIDE OPTIONS
Malino - 10 (descent) - Teh Nittoh - Find Your Sweetheart Waterfall - 10 (descent) - Malino

• Swimming & Yoga
Hotel
Wed 05 LONG RIDE
Malino - 60 - Manipi - 20 - Sinjai

SHORT RIDE
40

• Yoga
Guesthouse
Thu 06 LONG RIDE
Sinjai - 40 - Tanete - 62 - Cape Bira

SHORT RIDE OPTIONS
Option 1 Hard (ascending)
Sinjai - 40 - Tanete

Option 2 Easy (descending)
Tanete - 62 - Cape Bira Beach

• Swimming and Yoga
Beach cottage
6 DAY PROGRAM RIDERS
Thu 06 Sinjai - 40 - Tanete - 22 - Bulukumba - Vehicle - Makassar Hotel
9 DAY PROGRAM RIDERS
Fri 07 Bira
Relaxing, swimming, snorkling, diving, Yoga
Beach cottage
Sat 08 LONG RIDE
Cape Bira - 80 - Bisappu Waterfall 30 - Jeneponto

SHORT RIDE OPTIONS
Option 1 (Hard 5 km ascent)
Bira - 42 - Bulukumba

Option 2 (Easy 48 km flat) Bulukumba - 48 - Bisappu turnoff

• Swimming and yoga
Hotel
Sun 09 Jeneponto - 50 - Takalar - 40 - Makassar

• Bike packing

Closing ceremony and certificate presentation
Hotel
Mon 10 Airport transfers


SHORT RIDE OPTIONS FOR BEGINNERS


CYCLE
DAY


ROUTE


KM

TERRAIN


DEMAND FOR BEGINNERS

1 Makassar - Bili-Bili 30 First 30 km flat. Next 10 km gently ascends. First 30 km E. Last 10 km M.
2 Malino 20 Mountainous. Beginners will find the ascents H. The descents will be E.
3 Malino - Manipi 40 Undulating descent. Beginners will find this H because although the road generally descends there are some challenging initial ascents.
4 Sinjai - Cape Bira Sinjai - 40 - Tanete - 62 - Cape Bira Option 1
40 km undulating, ascending

Option 2
62 km descent and flat
Option 1
The initial ascent to Tanete will be H.

Option 2
The descent from Tanete to Bulukumba will be E.
5
Cape Bira - Bisappu Waterfall 94 Option 1
Bira - 42 km - Bulukumba

Option 2
Bulukumba - 50 km - Intersection for ascent to waterfall

Option 3
Bulukumba - 54 km - Waterfall - Final 4 km ascent
By this stage of the trip beginners should have the strength to climb the initial 5 km ascent out of Bira.
6 Jeneponto - Takalar - Makassar 90 Option 1
Jeneponto - 50 - Takalar

Option 2
Takalar - 40 - Makassar

Option 3
All the way
By this time beginners should be strong enough to manage 90 km.


6 DAY PROGRAM ITINERARY

1 – 6 August, 2009 USD 899.


DAY


DATE


PROGRAM
Sat 01 Same as 9 day program
Sun 02 Same as 9 day program
Mon 03 Same as 9 day program
Tue 04 Same as 9 day program
Wed 05 Same as 9 day program
Thu 06 Sinjai - 40 - Tanete - 20 - Bulukumba - by vehicle - Makassar
Fri 07 Airport transfers


SITE LAST UPDATED: 13 October 2009

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