The Minahasan region covers an area of approximately 418,862 hectares. The word Minahasa means unification of the traditional tribes and was derived from the word ‘esa’ or ‘one'.
Tomohon is an important town in North Sulawesi and was a part of the Minahesa Regency. It lies between 2 volcanoes, Mount Mahawu and Mount Lokon. Visit the traditional local market, where you can find an abundance of colourful flowers, fruits, vegetables and spices.
Lake Linow is a sulphur lake with a rich thermal activity of fumaroles, sulphur steam, sulphur muds and is surrounded by beautiful scenery. The lake is fed by a steaming volcanic spring and is famed for its colour changes from deep blue to turquoise, green and sulphur yellow. During your visit, refreshments of coffee, tea and a local snack will be served at the café adjacent to the lake.
A short drive from Lake Linow is the Woloan village, famous for making traditional ‘Knock Down Houses’ that can be transported and reassembled anywhere in the world. The houses are made from local hardwood, and traditional methods are used that allow them to be easily disassembled and moved.
An Indonesian buffet lunch will be served at a local resort, before the return drive to your ship.

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