DAY 1. MEDAN
We will pick you from the airport. Then drive to /Bukit Lawang, to the orang utan rehabilitation centre via many rubber
and palmoil plantations. 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 place of the orang utan. The sportive hiker can take
exciting jungle trips here. However walkers must be fit and have suitable, large profile shoes.
DAY 02. BUKITLAWANG
Full day walk through the jungle to see the orang utan in their original habitat, the sportive hiker
can take exciting jungle trips here. However walkers must be fit and have suitable, large profile shoes.
DAY 03. BUKITLAWANG
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 visit the colorfull fruitmarket
and the Karo Batak traditional villages in Peceren.
DAY 04. 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 arrival at Samosir check in to hotel.
DAY 05. SAMOSIR –
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.
DAY 06. SAMOSIR –
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 and Sipoholon Hot Springs. Before
arrival at Sipirok to enjoy the nature by walking at the bank of Sarulla river, the rice terrace and arrival at Sipirok check
in to hotel.
DAY 07. SIPIROK –
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
DAY 08. MINANGKABAU
After breakfast, we drive to Batu Sangkar via Tabek Patah, here you will enjoy the beautiful scenery
of field rece 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.
DAY 09. BUKITTINGGI
– MANINJAU LAKE.
After breakfast city tour by visiting Sianok Canyon with its Japanese tunnel, Fort de Kock, Museum and Jam Gadang (Big Ben) the Landmark of Bukittinggi and market then drive to Maninjau, on
the way visiting Koto Gadang village to see traditional silver village and then drives by the
fantastic 44 hairpin turns road, arrival at Maninjau check in to hotel.
DAY 10. MANINJAU
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.
DAY 11. PADANG –
After breakfast drive to Kersik tuo via Muara labuh and stop at Lake Diatas and Lake Dibawah and passing several
Minang Kabau Village. On the way visit Telun Berasap Waterfall and passing tea plantation at Kayu Aro and arrival at Sei Penuh
, the area of Kerinci Seblat National Park.
DAY 12. KERINCI NATIONAL
For the seasoned hiker magnificent hikes with a local guide can be arranged. Of special interest are
Lake Kerinci and the volcano Kerinci. Or treking to Lake Danau Tujuh is a huge-mysterious lake on 1.996 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.
DAY 13. KERSIK TUO - PADANG.
After breakfast visiting Semurup Hot Spring, Old Historical Mosque with its Giant Drum and Lake Kerinci
, then drive to Padang via Painan, on the way stop banyan tree unique bridge, Bungus Beach arrival at Padang check in to hotel.
DAY 14. PADANG
Transfer to Airport for your next destination