DAY 1. MEDAN
We will pick up you from the airport and depart to Bohorok/Bukit Lawang to orang
utan rehabilitation centre in Gunung Leuser
DAY 2. BUKITLAWANG
In this impressive nature reserve you can see the orang utans in their natural
environment. This involves a walk through the jungle for 3 – 4 hours with professional local guide. The sportive hiker
can take exciting jungle trips here. However walkers must be fit and have suitable, large profile shoes.
DAY 3. BUKITLAWANG
– BRASTAGI (B)
You will make a trip along 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 visit the colorful fruit market.
DAY 4. BRASTAGI
– SAMOSIR (B)
After breakfast leave for Prapat. On the way stops at Dokan the Karonese traditional
village, Sipiso Piso waterfall and the longhouse of King Purba. Arrive in Prapat at Lake
Toba in late afternoon. Cross Lake
Toba by ferry boat to Samosir
DAY 5. TOBA TOUR (B)
Samosir Island – tour to Tomok, Ambarita and Simanindo and visit
typical Toba Batak villages: Tomok with its kings' tombs, Ambarita with its execution tables and in Simanindo with traditional
SAMOSIR ISLAND – SIPIROK (B)
Cross-backs the lake to reach Parapat. Continued to Jangga Dolok to see traditional
Batak village. Proceed to visit pineapple farm. Stop at Balige with it’s richly ornament market building. Then to visit
hotspring in Sipoholon. Continue journey to Padang Sidempuan through Tarutung. Stop at incense trees. Enjoy the scenic view
of mountains along the winding road.
SIPIROK – BUKITTINGGI (B)
The journey today is rather long but worthwhile. It exhibits the inner part of
Sumatra. The scenery of mountains, river valleys and traditional village will relive you
from your weariness. Stop at Aek Sijornih to see waterfall drops among thousand coconut palm trees. Next, stop at botanical
garden to see pepper, cinnamon, etc. Proceed to Panti nature reserve and the equator monument. Continue journey to the most
charming town, the heart of Minangkabau Highland and the center of matrilineal society of west Sumatra.
MINANGKABAU TOUR (B)
After breakfast, city tour first stop at Fort de Cock and Big Ben then continue
to the traditional market of Bukittinggi afterward drive to Batu Sangkar via
Tabek Patah, here you will enjoy the beautiful scenery of field rice and some of Minangkabau
traditional village and next stop is Sungai Tarab to see traditional coffee mills still driven by water whells, arrival at Batusangkar is considered the centre of Minangkabau culture that has some historical
remains of stone tablets with ancient Hindu script drive to Pagaruyung to visit the duplicate Palace of Minangkabau Kingdom,
afternoon return to Bukittinggi via Padang Panjang and visit The Minangkabau cultural centre museum next stop is Pandai Sikat
village to see Minangkabau traditional hand weaving and wood carving.
BUKITTINGGI – MANINJAU (B)
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 walks through the deep of “Sianok valley” to Kota Gadang.
From Kota Gadang the car will pick you and depart 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.
MANINJAU – PADANG (B)
On arrival in Padang we proceed to Padang airport for your next destination.