Attractions

Village in Mamasa Valley

Taupe

Getting to this traditional village with jungle walks and panoramic views has just enough ups and downs to make at an excellent bicycle destination for those who don't mind a little sweat. It's about 5km northwest o…
Village in Mamasa Valley

Ballapeu'

High in the Balla district, Ballapeu has a fine collection of over 100 traditional houses. Women here are experts in traditional weaving.
Historic Building in Mamasa Valley

Rante Buda

An impressive 25m-long tongkonan building known locally as a Banua Layuk (high house) is a historic chief’s place with colourful motifs. This is one of the oldest and best preserved in the valley, built about 300 ye…
Village in Mamasa Valley

Rantesepang

A couple of stores sell traditional fabrics in this roadside village that bills itself as the centre of Mamasa weaving. The path up the hill from the craft shop leads to a few workshops, where women craft long strip…
Village in Mamasa Valley

Osango

Osango is the site of tedong-tedong (tiny structures over graves that look like houses), which are supposedly up to 200 years old. There are lots of paths and the village is very spread out, so you may find that you…
Tomb in Mamasa Valley

Tedong Tedong Minanga

A collection of wooden coffins shaped like boats and buffalo. Further up the road at Buntu Balla, traditional weavers can often be found working.