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7 Days/ 6 Nights Nias Island (Tour Code: SUM-01)

Day 01: MEDAN – CITY TOUR

Upon arrival at Airport of Medan, Meeting with our Guide and than city tour. Visiting Sultan Palace, Grate Mosque, Chinese temple, Kesawan area (The old center of Medan town). Check in at Hotel for accommodation.

Day 02: MEDAN – NIAS ISLAND

Transfer to the airport for the flight to Nias Island, on arrival than transfer to BAMBU House restaurant for lunch. Proceed to LAGUNDRI Beach   in southern NIAS. Arrive at SORAKE Beach check in at SAROKE Beach hotel for dinner and accommodation.

Day 03: BAWOMALUO TOUR

After having breakfast  at the hotel, than to day you explore to the Sun Hill village named BAWOMATALUO to see the traditional houses with the King’s house made from massive wood and observed their megalithic cultures. Stone Jumping and War Dance could be demonstrated on special request. Lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon HILISIMAETANO and HILIAMAETANIHA traditional villages. Dinner at hotel.

Day 04: SAROKE – GOMO – SAROKE

After having breakfast  at the hotel, than drive to GOMO via LAHUSA. En route stop over at TETEGEWO see the megalith stone. Arrive at GOMO crossing the river to visit TUNDRU BAHO. Lunch will be served at local restaurant. Explore to BORONADU to see the MEGALITH STONE. Late afternoon drive back to Saroke Beach. Dinner at hotel.

Day 05: SOFT TREKKING ONO HONDRO – SIFALAWA – HILINAWALO

After having breakfast  at the hotel, than start tracking ONO HONDRO - SIFALAWA – HILINAWALO and will be end at HILISIMAETANO, during the tracking you will see the traditional villages with the local people with their social life, lunch will be served in local restaurant.  Afternoon free Program and suggested activities surf or swimming on the beach. Dinner at hotel.

Day 06: SAROKE BEACH – GUNUNG SITOLI

After having breakfast  at the hotel, than drive to the north for visit the northern NIAS traditional houses at TUMORI village. Lunch will be served at local restaurant.  After lunch drive to the hotel check in at WISMA SOLIGA. Dinner will be served at local restaurant.

Day 07: GUNUNG SITOLI – MEDAN

After having breakfast at hotel, will transfer to airport for flight to Medan and your next destination.

 

 9 Days/ 8 Nights Adventures To Mentawai Tribe
(Tour Code: SUM-02)

Day 01: ARRIVAL IN PADANG – SIBERIUT

Advise to be arrived in padang before 16.00 pm, Upon arrival in the airport ,meet the Guide and Transfer to the ferry boat for your departure to Mentawai.

Day 02: MUARA SIBERUT – EXPLORE THE MENTAWAI CLAN

Arrive in the morning at Muara Siberut, prepare some stuff to departure  by speedboat. The river’s water draught is quite limited. When the water level is very low, we may ask our guests to get off and walk up the riverbed. About noon, we arrive at the departure point of the trek, where we meet our porters. According the time of arrival, we may take a rather easy path, but usually very muddy, for a 4 to 6 -hour walk.

Day 03: EXPLORE THE WAY OF LIFE OF MENTAWAI CLAN

Wake up for a bath in the river. Breakfast Indonesian tea and coffee, bread, sago, jam, eggs. Daily activities: fishing, sago processing, making the sago (the staple food of the Mentawaians), and baking it; manufacturing a bow and arrows, and making the poison for the arrows, bark cloth processing. And if we are lucky, we will witness a shaman ceremony. We can explore at leisure the surroundings and visit other clans.

Day 04: EXPLORE THE WAY OF LIFE OF MENTAWAI CLAN

This is your 2nd day in Mentawai Clan, Wake up for a bath in the river. Breakfast Indonesian tea and coffee, bread,  sago, jam, eggs. Daily activities: fishing, sago processing, making the sago (the staple food of the Mentawaians), and baking it; manufacturing a bow and arrows, and making the poison for the arrows, bark cloth processing. And if we are lucky, we will witness a shaman ceremony. We can explore at leisure the surroundings and visit other clans.

Day 05: EXPLORE THE WAY OF LIFE OF MENTAWAI CLAN

This is your 3rd day in Mentawai Clan, Wake up for a bath in the river. Breakfast Indonesian tea and coffee, bread, sago, jam, eggs. Daily activities: fishing, sago processing, making the sago (the staple food of the Mentawaians), and baking it; manufacturing a bow and arrows,  and making the poison for the arrows, bark cloth processing. And if we are lucky, we will witness a shaman ceremony. We can explore at leisure the surroundings  and visit other clans.

Day 06: EXPLORE THE WAY OF LIFE OF MENTAWAI CLAN

This is your 4th day in Mentawai Clan, Wake up for a bath in the river. Breakfast Indonesian tea and coffee, bread, sago, jam, eggs. Daily activities: fishing, sago processing, making the sago (the staple food of the Mentawaians), and baking it; manufacturing a bow and arrows, and making the poison for the arrows, bark cloth processing. And if we are lucky,  we will witness a shaman ceremony. We can explore at leisure the surroundings and visit other clans.

Day 07: MENTAWAI CLAN – MUARA SIBERUT 

Hike back to the river (4 to 6 hours). Then the speedboat ride back to Muara Siberut  in 4 to 6 hours. Dinner at night in a simple guest house, with shared bathroom, at Muara Siberut.

Day 08: MUARA SIBERUT – MASILOK BEAH PADANG

After breakfast, we will go to the nice beach Masilok with white sand beach, from the river across the mangrove, in this beach you can do snorkeling, swimming sun bathing while relaxes, according the ferry time, we will transfer back to Muara Siberut to depart to Padang, sleep on ferry, arrive Padang the next day.

Day 09: PADANG – AIRPORT.

If the ferry is no delay, we could arrival at Morning time in padang, then waiting for your flight to the next destination.

“North Sumatra - 11 Days/ 10 Nights”  (Tour Code: SUM-03)

01 Day   :MEDAN-BUKIT LAWANG
Arrival in Medan. We will fetch you from the airport and transfer to Bukit Lawang (3 hours).  Check in at Hotel and free program. 

02-04 Day  :TREKKING
 "Jungle Adventure Overnight" (3 days/2 nights trip) in the Gunung Leuser National Park. Our trekking starting at 08.30AM in to the jungle and try to find the “ORANGUTAN” and the other animals of Sumatra. Two nights we will sleep at the tents. The last day of trekking we will back to Bukit Lawang by traditional tube rafting down the river Bohorok. Check in at Hotel. 

05 Day   :BUKIT LAWANG-TANGKAHAN-BUKIT LAWANG
Tangkahan off Road Adventure" (1-day tour): Off road tour by 4-wheel drive rural Indonesia to Tangkahan (2.5 hours / note: no air-con), 1 hour elephant ride and lots of fun when washing elephants in the river Reed. In the afternoon drive back to Bukit Lawang for accommodations. 

06 Day   :BUKIT LAWANG-PARAPAT-SAMOSIR
Overland transport by car from Bukit Lawang to Parapat and than continues to Samosir Island on the Lake Toba by public boat.  Check in at Hotel.

07 -08 Day :SAMOSIR TOUR
Two days Samosir - tour to Tomok, Ambarita and Simanindo. On this beautiful island we can visit the typical Toba Batak villages: Tomok with its kings' tombs, Ambarita with its execution tables and in Simanindo you can see traditional Batak dances.  The next day we can visit another interesting place around the island of Samosir. 

09 Day   :SAMOSIR-BERASTAGI
Transfer from hotel by public boat to Parapat port and than continue drive by car to Berastagi (4 hours). On the way stop at some places in the Highlands Karo if necessary: ​​traditional Batak Karo village in Berastagi, the old palace of the kings of Ancient and Pematang Sipiso-Piso waterfall fruit market in Berastagi. Check in at Hotel.

10 Day  :BERASTAGI-SIBAYAK VOLCANO
Climb Sibayak volcano (2-3 hrs): Trek up to the crater rim crest Sibayak, relax in the hot springs after the famous vulcano rise, and visit fruit market in Berastagi. Back to hotel. 

11 Day  :BERASTAGI-MEDAN
Transport by car directly back to Medan Airport (3 hours).

North and West Sumatra - 11 days/ 10 Nights (Tour Code: SUM-04)

01 Day: MEDAN

Arrive in Medan. We will fetch you from the airport and transfer to hotel Deli River for overnight stay, nicely situated in a tropical garden with beautiful view to the Deli River. At noon there is a city tour of Medan taking in the remaining original Dutch, English, Chinese and Malay architecture.   

02 Day: MEDAN – BOHOROK/BUKIT LAWANG

Medan - Bohorok/Bukit Lawang, the orang utan rehabilitation centre. In the morning depart for Bohorok (Bukit Lawang) via many rubber and palmoil plantations. Overnight stay in Hotel Bukit Lawang Cottages in the jungle on the banks of the beautiful Bohorok rivier. In this impressive nature reserve you can see the orang utans feeding in their natural environment. This involves a 45 minutes walk through the jungle to reach the feeding grounds of the orang utan. The sportieve hiker can take exciting jungle trips here. However walkers must be fit and have suitable, large profile shoes. Overnight stay in Bukit Lawang Cottages or hotel Rindu Alam in Bohorok.

03 Day: BOHOROK/BUKIT LAWANG - BERASTAGI

Bahorok/Bukit Lawang - Brastagi. You will make a trip along a fascinating route to the mountain village of Brastagi in the Karo Highlands. Here you can view two active volcanoes, the Sibayak and the Sinabung. In Brastagi you can also visit fruits market and Peceren village, a traditional Karo Batak village. Overnight stay in hotel Brastagi Cottages or hotel Sibayak in Brastagi.

04 Day: BERASTAGI – LAKE TOBA - SAMOSIR

Brastagi - Samosir on Lake Toba. Beautiful route through the Karo highlands via pineapple, clove and ginger plantations. Stops during the trip at the tribal kings' house of the Simalungun Batak in Pematang Purba and at the Sipiso Piso falls. In the afternoon we arrive in Prapat from where we cross Lake Toba to the island of Samosir. The car goes with us. 2 overnight stays hotel Toledo or hotel Carolina on Samosir Island, right at the lake side.

05 Day: SAMOSIR TOUR

Samosir - tour to Tomok, Ambarita and Simanindo. On this beautiful island you can visit the typical Toba Batak villages: Tomok with its kings' tombs, Ambarita with its execution tables and in Simanindo you can see traditional Batak dances.

06 Day: SAMOSIR – PADANG SIDEMPUAN

Samosir - Padang Sidempuan / Sipirok. In the early morning you will cross the lake to Prapat from where you leave for Padang Sidempuan. Along the southern shores of Lake Toba with its lovely ricefields and huge Batak kings' graves you travel through the Toba highlands. During the trip you will pass hot sulphur springs at Sipoholon. From Tarutung, the center of the Protestant Batak church, you continue driving until Padang Sidempuan, a city in the middle of Mandailing land. Overnight stay in hotel Natama in Padang Sidempuan.

07 Day: PADANG SIDEMPUAN – SIPIROK - BUKITTINGGI

Padang Sidempuan / Sipirok - Bukittinggi. The route to Bukittingi in the Minangkabau highlands brings you again right through the Bukit Barisan mountanical ridge of Sumatra. It is an impressive tour in which you drive through a wall of tropical rain forest. En route you pass the equator in the place Bonjol. In the afternoon we arrive in the cool and pleasant town of Bukittingi. 2 overnight stays in hotel Denai or Pusako in Bukittinggi.

08 Day: BUKITTINGGI EXCURSION

Bukittinggi - excursions in the area. In the morning depart to the Minangkabau Palace in Pagaruyung where you will see various aspects of the matriarchal society of the Minangkabau. Our next destination is the Harau nature reserve, famous for its huge rock formations and delightful butterflies. En route you pass Batusangkar where you will see historic rock inscriptions in Hindu-Indian Sanscrit language. In the afternoon we return to Bukittinggi via lake Singkarak.  

09 Day: BUKITTINGGI - PADANG

Bukittinggi – Padang. In the morning a tour in Bukittinggi to the former Fort De Kock, situated on a strategic point on a high mountain. You then visit the market and the famous 'Karbouwengat' (Ngarai Sianok), the impressive canyon beside the city. After that you proceed to Maninjau via the silver town of Kota Gadang on the other side of the Karbouwengat. For the sportive hiker the one hour walk through the deep Karbouwengat to Kota Gadang is a must! From Kota Gadang you will be picked up by the car for departure to the mysterious lake Maninjau, descending to the lake via the road with forty four curves. In the afternoon we drive to Padang via the beautiful Anai valley with the Anai waterfall. The harbour city of Padang on the Indian ocean is the economic centre of West Sumatra. Overnight stay in Hotel Pangeran’s Beach or hotel Ambacang in Padang.

10 Day: PADANG - MEDAN

Padang – transfer to airport for the flight to your next destination to Medan. Upon arrival in Medan, we will proceed to hotel Deli River in Medan for overnight stay.

11 Day: MEDAN

Medan – Airport. Today we will transfer you to the airport of Medan to catch your flight to your next destination.

North and West Sumatra - 16 days/ 15 Nights (Tour Code: SUM-05)

01 Day: MEDAN

Arrival in Medan with flight ... We will fetch you from the airport. Overnight stay in Hotel Deli River situatet just outside Medan in the middle of a tropical garden. Here you can rest after the long journey or make a walk in the nieighborhood.  

02 Day: MEDAN – BAHOROK/BUKIT LAWANG

Medan - in the morning city tour of Medan taking in the remaining Dutch, English, Chinese and Malay architecture. After this depart to Bohorok/Bukit Lawang, the orang utan rehabilitation centre in Gunung Leuser nature reservation. In this impressive nature reserve you can see the orang utans in their natural environment. This involves a walk through the jungle. The sportive hiker can take exciting jungle trips here. However walkers must be fit and have suitable, large profile shoes. 2 overnight stays in Bukit Lawang Cottage or hotel Rindu Alam in Bohorok.

03 Day: BAHOROK/BUKIT LAWANG TOUR

One day trekking to see ORANGUTAN and the other animals of Sumatra.

04 Day: BAHOROK/BUKIT LAWANG - BERASTAGI

Bukit Lawang - Brastagi via Medan. Enroute stop at Sikulikap waterfall. In the afternoon you will arrive at the cool mountain resort of Brastagi. Here you can view 2 active volcanoes, Sibayak and Sinabung. Overnight stay in hotel Brastagi Cottage  or hotel Sibayak in Brastagi.

05 Day: BERASTAGI – SAMOSIR/LAKE TOBA

Brastagi - Samosir on lake Toba. Beautiful route through the Karo highlands via pineapple, clove and ginger plantations. Stops during the trip at the tribal kings' house of the Simalungun Batak in Pematang Purba and at the Sipiso Piso falls. In the afternoon we arrive in Prapat from where we cross Lake Toba to the island of Samosir. The car goes with us. 2 overnight stays hotel Toledo or hotel Carolina on Samosir island, right at the lake side.

06 Day: SAMOSIR TOUR

Samosir - tour to Tomok, Ambarita and Simanindo. On this beautiful island you can visit the typical Toba Batak villages: Tomok with its kings' tombs, Ambarita with its execution tables and in Simanindo you can see traditional Batak dances.

07 Day: SAMOSIR

Samosir – own program, you might take beautiful walks or swim in the lake.

08 Day: SAMOSIR - SIBOLGA

Samosir - Sibolga. In the early morning you will cross the lake to Prapat from where you leave for Sibolga. Along the southern shores of lake Toba with its lovely ricefields and huge Batak kings' graves you travel through the Toba highlands. During the trip you will pass hot sulphur springs at Sipoholon. In Tarutung, the centre of the Protestant Batak church, you turn towards the direction of Sibolga, the old harbour town on the Indian ocean. By an amazing road with a thousand curves, straight through the Bukit Barisan ridge, you will arrive late in the afternoon in Sibolga, the town where time seems to stand still. You will lodge in a nice hotel Sibolga Marina on the island of Poncan Gadang, 20 minutes by boat from Sibolga.

09 Day: SIBOLGA

Sibolga/Poncan Gadang - own program. You can enjoy the heavenly surroundings on this Robinson Crusoe island. You can also dive and snorkel over beautiful coral gardens. Diving equipment can be rented on the island. Overnight stay in hotel Sibolga Marina on Poncan Gadang.

10 Day: SIBOLGA - BUKITTINGGI

Sibolga - Bukittinggi. The route to Bukittingi in the Minangkabau highlands brings you again right through the Bukit Barisan mountainical ridge of Sumatra. It is an impressive tour in which you drive through a wall of tropical rain forest. En route you pass the equator in the place Bonjol. In the afternoon we arrive in the cool and pleasant town of Bukittingi. 2 overnight stays in hotel Denai or hotel Pusako in Bukittinggi.

11 Day: BUKITTINGGI CITY TOUR

Bukittinggi - city tour and excursions. In the morning there is a tour to the former Fort De Kock, situated on a strategic point on a high mountain. You then visit the market and the famous 'Karbouwengat' (Ngarai Sianok), the impressive canyon beside the city. Around noon we depart for the Minangkabau Palace in Pagaruyung where you will see various aspects of the matriarchal society of the Minangkabau. Our next destination is the Harau nature reserve, famous for its huge rock formations and delightful butterflies. En route you pass Batusangkar where you will see historic rock inscriptions in Hindu-Indian Sanscrit language. In the evening we return to Bukittinggi via lake Singkarak.

12 Day: BUKITTINGGI - MANINJAU

Bukittinggi - Maninjau. Today you proceed to Maninjau via the silver town of Kota Gadang on the other side of the Karbouwengat. For the sportive hiker the one hour walk through the deep Karbouwengat to Kota Gadang is a must! From Kota Gadang you will be picked up by the car for departure to the mysterious Lake Maninjau, descending to the lake via the road with forty four vurves. The Lake is clean and still and excellent for swimming. Two overnight stay at hotel Nuansa Maninjau located on the hill with beautiful view to the Lake Maninjau.  

13 Day: MANINJAU

Maninjau - own programme.

14 Day: MANINJAU - PADANG

Maninjau - Padang. Today you go to Padang via the beautiful Anai valley with the Anai waterfall. The harbour city of Padang on the Indian Ocean is the economic centre of West Sumatra. On arrival there is a city tour of Padang. Overnight stay in Hotel Pangeran’s Beach or hotel Ambacang in Padang.

15 Day: PADANG - MEDAN

Padang – Airport. Today we will transfer you to airport for the flight to Medan. Upon arrival in Medan, we will proceed to hotel Deli River in Medan for overnight stay.

16 Day: MEDAN

Medan – Airport. Today we will transfer you to the airport of Medan to catch your flight to the next destination.

19 Days/18 Nights Trans Sumatra (Tour Code: SUM-06)


Day 01: MEDAN ON ARRIVAL

Upon arrival at Kualanamu airport transfer to hotel and afternoon free at own leisure.

Day 02: MEDAN – TANGKAHAN

After breakfast drive to Tangkahan via Binjai and Tanjung Pura, on the way visit several villages where you can see the daily activities of local people, arrival at Tangkahan (A Part of Leuser National Park) check In to simple Guest House. Afternoon free at own leisure or walking around the area of the hotel, just to enjoy the nature of Tropical rain forest.

Day 03: TANGKAHAN – ELEPHANT SAFARI

After breakfast walking to the Bank of the River and  then by riding the elephant explore the river and the Jungle and the possibility to see several kind of flora and fauna in the rain tropical forest, the Elephant riding will take about one hour, after Elephant Riding tracking to Waterfall where you will walk inside the jungle to see a nature and wonderful waterfall,   After lunch time explore the river where the possibility to see thousand of butterfly on the beach of the river and contact with local peoples and the possibility to see the Elephant washing at the river.

Day 04: TANGKAHAN – BUKIT LAWANG

After breakfast drive to Bukit Lawang by motor bike / Jeep, on the way stop at several plantation for rubber, cocoa and palm oil, arrival at Bukit Lawang check in to hotel and afternoon free at own leisure.

Day 05-07:TREKKING

"Jungle Adventure Overnight" (3 days/2 nights trip) in the Gunung Leuser National Park. Our trekking starting at 08.30AM in to the jungle and try to find the “ORANGUTAN” and the other animals of Sumatra. Two nights we will sleep at the tents. The last day of trekking we will back to Bukit Lawang by traditional tube rafting down the river Bohorok. Check in at Hotel. 

Day 08: BUKIT LAWANG – BRASTAGI

After breakfast drive to Brastagi with stop at Sembahe river and Sikulikap waterfall and visit Batak Karo traditional village at Peceren, and fruit market, afternoon check in to hotel.

Day 09: BRASTAGI – SAMOSIR

After breakfast drive to Parapat on the way visit Sipiso-piso waterfall, Rumah Bolon (Long house ) the old palace of Batak Simalungun Kings and Simarjarunjung to see the view of Lake Toba, upon arrival at Parapat crossing to Samosir Island by ferry boat arriavl at Samosir check in to hotel.

Day 10: SAMOSIR TOUR

After breakfast you may choose to explore Samosir Island “ The Area of Batak Toba people” by Motor Cycle to the Top of Samosir Hill to see Small Lake at the Top of the Hill called Sidahoni Lake, where of the way visiting several Batak Toba village, to see the activities of local people such us visiting children on the school, visiting the village where the local people make traditional hand weaving and other activities. When you prefer tracking, our tour guide will accompany tracking to the jungle on Samosir Island with the possibility to stop at several villages.Afternoon return to hotel.

Day 11: SAMOSIR TOUR

After breakfast our trip to Ambarita Village to see stone chair and table stone the execution and meeting place of Sialagan Kings, Simanondo to see Batak Toba traditional dance (Sigale-gale) and visit Batak Museum, Pangururan to see hot water springs and nice view of Lake Toba, Tomok to see the old grave of Sidabutar Kings. During the excursion on Samosir Island will see the Batak Toba village with the daily activities of local people. Afternoon back to hotel.

ADay 12: SAMOSIR – SIPIROK 

fter breakfast crossing back to Parapat and arrival at Parapat drive to Sipirok, on the way stop at Pineapple, clove, and coffee plantation and visiting traditional market at Balige Sigur-gur and Sipoholon Hot Springs. Before arrival at Sipirok the day enjoy the nature by walking at the bank of Sarulla river, the rice terrace and arrival at Sipirok check in to hotel.

Day 13: SIPIROK – BUKITTINGGI

Leave Sipirok for Bukittinggi by passing rain tropical forest of Rimba Panti and stop will be made to see the attraction of monkey picking up the coconut. Visit pepper, vanilla, cardamon and cinnamon garden, and crossing the equator line at Bonjol, afternoon arrival at Bukittinggi the charming towns of Minangkabau directly check in to hotel.

Day 14: BUKITTINGGI – MINANGKABAU TOUR

After breakfast drive to Batu Sangkar via Tabek Patah, on the way stop at Rao-Rao to visit Minangkabau traditional village and stop to see traditional village and stop to see traditional coffee milling, arrival at Batu Sangkar drive to Pagaruyung to visit the duplicate of the Palace of Minangkabau Kingdom, afternoon return to Bukittinggi via Padang Panjang and visit Pandai Sikat village to see Minangkabau traditional hand weaving and wood carving.

Day 15: BUKITTINGGI – KERINCI SEBLAT / KERSIKTUO

After breakfast drive to Kersik Tuo via Painan, on the way stop at Bungus beach, passing tropical rain forest and afternoon arrival at Kersik Tuo, the area of Kerinci Seblat National Park check in to hotel.

Day 16: TREKKING LAKE GUNUNG TUJUH

After breakfast, transfer by bus to Lake Mount seven National Park for about 1 hours. Lake Danau Tujuh is a huge-mysterious lake on 1.995 m above sea level and surrounded by primary rainforest and 7 hills. Lunch will be served on the side of the lake. The pristine area around the lake is known as the habitat of Sumatran Tigers, Sumatran Elephants, Primates, endemic birds of Sumatra as well as research area for the “small man” who live in the jungle around the lake. Most of the day is spent by trekking and explore the surrounding in search for animals, birds and exotic plants. Dinner and overnight at guest house.

Day 17: KERINCI SEBLAT

After breakfast and easy day to enjoy the atmosphere around the area of Kerinci Seblat National park, tour can be made to Kayu Aro Tea plantation, explore the river around and witness the activities of local people.

DAY 18: KERINCI SEBLAT – BUKITTINGGI

After breakfast drive to Bukittinggi via Muara Labuh, on the way passing tea Plantation, visiting Letter W waterfall, Twin Lake of Lake Diatas and Lake Dibawah. Afternoon arrival at Bukittinggi check in to hotel.

Day 19: BUKITTINGGI – PADANG

After breakfast Free at own leisure until time transfer to Airport, Tours ended.

North, West and South Sumatra -
23 days/ 22 Nights (Tour Code: SUM-07)

01 Day: MEDAN

Arrival in Medan. Overnight stay in Hotel Deli River situated just outside Medan in the middle of a tropical garden. Here you can rest after the long journey or make a walk in the neighbourhood.

02 Day: MEDAN - BOHOROK 

Medan - Bohorok, the orang utan rehabilitation center. In the morning there is a city tour of Medan taking in the remaining original Dutch, English, Chinese and Malay architecture. Around twelve o'clock we depart for Bohorok (Bukit Lawang) via many rubber and palmoil plantations. Overnight stay in the jungle on the banks of the beautiful Bohorok rivier. 2 overnight stays in Bukit Lawang Cottages or hotel Rindu Alam in Bohorok.

03 Day: BOHOROK TOUR

Bohorok - own program. In this impressive nature reserve you can see the orang utans feeding in their natural environment. This involves a 45 minutes walk through the jungle to reach the feeding grounds of the orang utan. The sportive hiker can take exciting jungle trips here. However walkers must be fit and have suitable, large profile shoes.

04 Day: BOHOROK/BUKIT LAWANG - BERASTAGI 

Bukit Lawang - Brastagi. You will make a trip along a fascinating route to the mountain village of Brastagi in the Karo Highlands. Here you can view two active volcanos, the Sibayak and Sinabung. In Brastagi you can visit the colorfull fruitmarket and the Karo Batak traditional villages in Peceren. Overnight stay in hotel Brastagi Cottage or hotel Sibayak in Brastagi.

05 Day: BERASTAGI – SAMOSIR/LAKE TOBA

Brastagi - Samosir. Via a lovely route through the Karo highlands via pineapple, clove and ginger plantations. Stops en route at the tribal kings' house of the Simalungun Batak in Pematang Purba and the Sipiso Piso falls. In the afternoon you arrive in Prapat at Lake Toba from where you cross the lake to the island of Samosir. The car goes with you. 3 overnight stays in hotel Toledo Inn or hotel Carolina on Samosir Island right on the lakeside.

06 Day: SAMOSIR TOUR

Samosir - tour. During the tour over this picturesque island you visit typical Toba Batak villages: Tomok with its kings' tombs, Ambarita with its execution tables and in Simanindo you can see traditional Batak dances. Overnight stay on Samosir.

07 Day: SAMOSIR

Samosir - own program. Today you can take nice walks or have a swim in the lake. Overnight stay on Samosir.

08 Day: SAMOSIR – PADANG SIDEMPUAN 

Samosir - Padang Sidempuan or Sipirok. In the morning you cross the lake back to Prapat. From here you travel along the south side of Lake Toba, with beautiful ricefields and the huge Batak kings' graves, to Padang Sidempuan or Sipirok in South Tapanuli. En route you pass the hot sulphur springs at Sipoholon. Overnight stay in hotel Natama on Padang Sidempuan or hotel Tor Sibohi in Sipirok.

09 Day: PADANG SIDEMPUAN/SIPIROK - BUKITTINGGI

Padang Sidempuan/Sipirok - Bukittinggi. At Bonjol you cross the equator. The route to Bukittingi in the Minangkabau highlands goes straight through the Bukit Barisan mountain ridge of Sumatra. It is an impressive tour during which you drive through a wall of tropical rain forest. In the afternoon you arrive at the cool and pleasant town of Bukittingi. 2 overnight stays in hotel Denai or hotel Pusako in Bukittingi.

10 Day: BUKITTINGGI CITY TOUR

Bukittinggi - city tour and excursions. In the morning there is a tour to the former Fort De Kock, situated at a strategic point on a high mountain. After then you visit the market and the famous 'Karbouwengat' (Ngarai Sianok), the impressive canyon beside the city. Around noon we depart for the Minangkabau Palace in Pagaruyung where you will see various aspects of the matriarchal society of the Minangkabau. Our next destination is the Harau nature reserve, famous for its huge rock formations and delightful butterflies. En route you pass Batusangkar where you will see historic rock inscriptions in Hindu-Indian Sanscrit language. In the evening we return to Bukittinggi via Lake Singkarak.

11 Day: BUKITTINGGI - MANINJAU

Bukittinggi - Maninjau. Today you proceed to Maninjau via the silver village of Kota Gadang on the other side of the Karbouwengat. For the sportive hiker the one hour walk through the deep Karbouwengat to Kota Gadang is a must! From Kota Gadang you will be picked up by the car for departure to the mysterious lake Maninjau, descending to the lake via the road with 44 curves. The lake is clean and still and excellent for swimming. Overnight stay at hotel Nuansa Maninjau located on the hill with beautiful view to the lake Maninjau.

12 Day: MANINJAU - PADANG

Maninjau - Padang. Today you go to Padang via the beautiful Anai valley with the Anai waterfall. The harbour city of Padang on the Indian Ocean is the economic center of West Sumatra. On arrival there is a city tour of Padang. Overnight stay in hotel Pangeran’s Beach in Padang.

13 Day: PADANG – SUNGAI PENUH/KERSIK TUO

Padang - Sungai Penuh (Kersik Tuo). Impressive route along the western coastal route. Overnight stay in a simple accomodation in Kersik Tuo in the famous Kerinci nature reserve. 2 overnight stays at Subandy Homestay in Kersik Tuo.

14 Day: KERSIK TUO TOUR

Kersik Tuo - excursion in the Kerinci Seblat national park. For the seasoned hiker magnificent hikes with a local guide can be arranged. Of special interest are Lake Kerinci and the volcano Kerinci.  

15 Day: KERSIK TUO - BENGKULU

Kersik Tuo - Bengkulu along the coast road. Bengkulu was subject to British influence in the eighteenth century of which still remnants can be seen. A famous example is Fort Malioboro (Marlborough), a former British stronghold. Overnight stay in a nice hotel with a view to the seashore. 2 overnight stays hotel Horizon in Bengkulu. 

16 Day: BENGKULU 

Bengkulu - own program. You can make a tour in the surroundings along the beautiful coast or discover the old city of Bengkulu. Wellworth a visit is the fort of Malioboro.

17 Day: BENGKULU - PALEMBANG

Bengkulu - Palembang. From the province of Bengkulu we drive east to the city of Palembang in South Sumatra. The important historic harbour city of Palembang on the shores of the Musi river is the second town of Sumatra. 2 overnight stays in hotel Swarna Dwipa in Palembang.

18 Day: PALEMBANG CITY TOUR

Palembang - city tour and boat excursion on the Musi River. Eight hundred years ago Palembang was the center of the Sriwijaya Empire of which there are still remnants. In the eighteenth century the city was an important trade center for the Dutch. We can see the Old Dutch fort and the former Governor house. A boat trip on the wide Musi River is highly recommended.

19 Day: PALEMBANG – BANDAR LAMPUNG 

Palembang - Bandar Lampung. Today is a long journey through the province of South Sumatra to Bandar Lampung. Overnight stay in a hotel with a beautiful view over the Sunda straights, between Java and Sumatra. Overnight stay in hotel Marcopolo in Bandar Lampung.

20 Day: BANDAR LAMPUNG – WAY KAMBAS

Bandar Lampung - Way Kanan/ Way Kambas. At the end of your Sumatera tour you go to one of the wildlife higlights of Sumatera, the Way Kanan nature reserve. In this undescovered area you will overnight on an open spot on the Way Kanan riverside in simple lodges of the forest ranger. Two nights stay in Motel Kalpataru in Way Kambas.

21 Day: WAY KANAN TOUR

Way Kanan - excursion. A boat trip on the silent Way Kanan jungle river will enable you to see many animals from nearby. You sail under trees with screaming apes and you experience the fascinating tropical rainforest for yourself. Way Kanan is an adventure you won't forget. Overnight stay in Way Kanan.  

22 Day: WAY KANAN – BANDAR LAMPUNG

Way Kanan - excursion to the elephant training center in Way Kambas – Bandar Lampung. In the past the elephants were a threat to the local farmers as they destroyed the crops. Nowadays elephants are trained to work in the woods and as a tourist attraction. In Waykambas you can see elephants playing football. In the afternoon you arrive in Bandar Lampung for overnight stay in a nice hotel with view over the Sunda straights. Overnight stay in hotel Marcopolo in Bandar Lampung.

23 Day: BANDAR LAMPUNG

Bandar Lampung – Airport. Today we will transfer you to the airport to catch your flight to your next destination. End of services.

25 Days/24 Nights Trans Sumatra (Tour Code: SUM-08)

Day 01: MEDAN ON ARRIVAL

Upon arrival at Kualanamu Airport Medan, Meeting with our Guide, then transfer to hotel. Free program for the rest of the day.

Day 02: MEDAN CITY TOUR

After breakfast city tour visiting Sultan Palace, Grate Mosque, Chinese temple, Kesawan area (The old center of Medan town). 

Day 03: MEDAN – BUKIT LAWANG 

After breakfast drive to Bohorok on the way stop at Palm oil and rubber plantation, upon arrival at Bohorok check in to hotel. 

Day 04-06: BUKIT LAWANG – TREKKING

"Jungle Adventure Overnight" (3 days/2 nights trip) in the Gunung Leuser National Park. Our trekking starting at 08.30AM in to the jungle and try to find the “ORANGUTAN” and the other animals of Sumatra. Two nights we will sleep at the tents. The last day of trekking we will back to Bukit Lawang by traditional tube rafting down the river Bohorok. Check in at Hotel.

Day 07: BUKIT LAWANG – TANGKAHAN – BUKIT LAWANG

Tangkahan off Road Adventure" (1-day tour): Off road tour by 4-wheel drive rural Indonesia to Tangkahan (2.5 hours / note: no air-con), 1 hour elephant ride and lots of fun when washing elephants in the river Reed. In the afternoon drive back to Bukit Lawang for accommodations. 

Day 08: BUKIT LAWANG – BRASTAGI 

After breakfast drive to Brastagi with stop at Sembahe river and Sukulikap waterfall and visit Batak Karo traditional village at Peceren, and fruit market, afternoon check in to hotel.

Day 09: BUKIT LAWANG – SAMOSIR

After breakfast driver to Parapat via Japanese road with stop at Sipiso-piso waterfall, visit Rumah Bolon ( Long house ) the old palace of Batak Simalungun Kings and then continue the trip via nostalgia road to Pematang Siantar with passing tea plantation, arrival at Parapat crossing to Samosir Island by ferry boat and arrival at Samosir check in to hotel.

Day 10: SAMOSIR TOUR

After breakfast our trip to Ambarita Village to see stone chair and table stone the execution and meeting place of Sialagan Kings, Simanondo to see Batak Toba traditional dance (Sigale-gale) and visit Batak Museum, Pangururan to see hot water springs and nice view of Lake Toba, Tomok to see the old grave of Sidabutar Kings. During the excursion on Samosir Island will see the Batak Toba village with the daily activities of local people. Afternoon back to hotel.

Day 11: SAMOSIR TOUR

After breakfast you may choose to explore Samosir Island “ The Area of Batak Toba people” by Motor Cycle to the Top of Samosir Hill to see Small Lake at the Top of the Hill called Sidahoni Lake, where of the way visiting several Batak Toba village, to see the activities of local people such us visiting children on the school, visiting the village where the local people make traditional hand weaving and other activities. When you prefer tracking, our tour guide will accompany tracking to the jungle on Samosir Island with the possibility to stop at several villages.Afternoon return to hotel.

Day 12: SAMOSIR – SIPIROK

After breakfast crossing back to Parapat and arrival at Parapat drive to Sipirok, on the way stop at Pineapple, clove, and coffee plantation and visiting traditional market at Balige, Sigur-gur  to see the last view of Lake Toba and Sipoholon Hot Springs. Before arrival at Sipirok,enjoy the nature by walking at the bank of Sarulla river and passing fantastic view with rice terrace and jungle. Arrival at Sipirok check in to hotel.

Day 13: SIPIROK – BUKITTINGGI

Leave Sipirok for Bukittinggi by passing rain tropical forest of Rimba Panti and stop will be made to see the attraction of monkey picking up the coconut. Visit pepper, vanilla, cardamon and cinnamon garden, and crossing the equator line at Bonjol, afternoon arrival at Bukittinggi the charming towns of Minangkabau directly check in to hotel.

Day 14: BUKITTINGGI – MINANGKABAU TOUR

After breakfast drive to Batusangkar via Pandai Sikat to see traditional hand weaving and wood carving, take a nice route via the village of Koto Baru with a nice view to the rice field and Singkarak Lake, on this day you will see the daily life of Minangkabau people daily life, arrival at Batusangkar drive to Pagaruyung to see duplicate of the Palace of Minangkabau Kingdom at Pagaruyung, afternoon drive back to Bukittinggi via Tabek Patah, on the way visit Minangkabau traditional village at Rao-Rao and traditional coffee milling with traditional weals water power. Arrival at Bukittinggi back to hotel.

Day 15: BUKITTINGGI CITY TOUR

After breakfast city tour visiting Sianok canyon with its Japanese tunnel, fort De Kock, Museum, market with its Jam Gadang ” Big Ben Tower”. Then shopping for preparation of cooking lesson where you will experience what to buy and how is the transaction made at traditional market. After all of the material for cooking complete you will take to local people house where you will teach and experience how to cook Indonesia food and special Minangkabau traditional food. Dinner will provide at local people house with the all  cooked during the lesson.

Day 16: BUKITTINGGI – BANGKO

After breakfast drive to Bangko, on the way passing Lake Singkarak, Sungai Dareh river, rain tropical forest and town of Muara Bungo. Arrival at Bangko check in to hotel.

Day 17: VISITING KUBU PRIMITIVE TRIBE

After breakfast drive to Bukit Dua Belas national park for about two hours drive and than trekking to the jungle to get in touch with the primitive Kubu Tribe, you will experience how is the primitive Kubu people living nomanden in the jungle, earn their food from the wild jungle such as hunting the animals, collect fruits from the jungle or fishing from the river.Afternoon return back to hotel. 

Day 18: BANGKO – LUBUK LINGAU

After breakfast drive to Lubuk Linggau via Surolangun, on the way stop at Surolangun river, witness the daily life of local people in their village, and visit traditional market, arrival at Lubuk Linggau check in to hotel.

Day 19: LUBUK LINGAU – BENGKULU

After breakfast depart to Bengkulu, on the way visit curup village with it fresh weather and  stop will be made in the jungle to see Raflesia Flower ( It is only possible when the flower blooming). Afternoon arrival at Bengkulu check in to hotel.

Day 20: BENGKULU TOUR 

After breakfast city tour in Bengkulu visit the old Marlborough Fort, Panjang and Nala Beach, Soekarno house, market, museum, afternoon return back to hotel. 

Day 21: BENGKULU – LAHAT

After breakfast leave Bengkulu for Lahat, on the way will visit Pagar Alam area , on the way stop at several traditional market, villages and plantation, arrival at Pagar Alam explore several megalith stones and nice view of Dempo mountain with its tea plantation and then drive to Lahat, arrival at lahat check in to hotel

Day 22: LAHAT – PALEMBANG

After breakfast drive to Palembang, on the way visit Bukit Selero where you will see the elephant training camp, it is also possible to experience Elephant riding to the river ( Optional), another stop will be made at Muara Enim and Prabumulih, where the area of the oil mining in South Sumatra ( The exploration of the oil already starting during dutch time). Afternoon arrival at Palembang check in to hotel.

Day 23: PALEMBANG TOUR

After breakfast city tour in Palembang, visiting Ampera bridge ( Al long brigde at Musi river), Sultan Mahmud Badarudin Museum, “Rumah Bari” (Palembang traditional house) and market.

Day 24: MUSI RIVER TOUR

After breakfast by traditional motor boat tour excursion on Musi River where will see floating house and visit Kemaro Island, afternoon return  to hotel.

Day 25: PALEMBANG DEPARTURE

After breakfast free at own leisure until time transfer to Airport.






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