About Rampi


Antara Onondowa Leboni
Intervillage road in Rampi Subdistrict

Located in a remoted area, the name of Rampi is not familiar to most of Indonesians.

Rampi Subdistrict is located approximately at 950 to 1,450 meters above sea level (MASL). It covers an area of 1,565.66 square kilometers (source: Central Bureau of Statistics 2016).

The isolated valley was able to be reached finally using a unique motorcycle taxi by the toRampi, meaning “Rampi people in Rampi language. In general toRampi are willingful nature conquerors, who are not easily give up to pass through forests, sharp rocks, rushing rivers and steep cliffs.

Rampi Motorcycle Taxi

The road leading to Rampi is impassable by cars, but there are several cars in Onondowa Village. These cars are used mainly to carry local building materials. In addition to cars, there are also rice threshing machines, rice grinders and tractors. Those machines were brought into Rampi area using human power.


Pakaian adat Rampi yang dipakai untuk penyambutan tamu dalam formasi Dulua'
Rampi traditional costumes – made from fabrics and tree barks.


Rampi people are very friendly and polite. The highest honor belongs to in-laws and customary law and there is no other higher authority than that.

Another attractive characteristic of the ethnic is their beautiful clothes made skillfully from tree barks. This can be seen in their traditional costumes. There are many more unique things that would realize us about the master arts of God, as reflected throughout the Rampi Valley.

To learn more about the history and the origin of Rampi ethnic group according to the local people, click this link.


Rampi Bible








Rampi Songs

These Rampi songs are quite popular among Rampi people. The Rampi singers lives in Betue Village, Central Sulawesi.


Click here to watch the videos

Click here for the MP3 version