DAY 01. MEDAN AIRPORT
Arrival at Polonia Airport transfer to hotel and then city tour by visiting Great Mosque, Sultan Palace, Chinese Temple
and market afternoon return back to hotel.
DAY 02: MEDAN
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 check In to simple Guest House. Afternoon free at own
leisure or walking around the area of the hotel, at the Bank of the river and the possibility to see the Elephant washing
at the river
a peaceful jungle retreat, situated alongside the Kuala Buluh River. Tangkahan was established as an
ecotourist location in 2001. Previously the area was logged and poachers hunted the animals. The local people have transformed
the region, stopping the logging and forming forest ranger groups to patrol for illegal activities. With the help of FFI (Flora
and Fauna International) they have developed a functional, self-sustained ecotourism destination.
There are 7 elephants
based at Tangkahan, who work together with the rangers to patrol the forest and keep illegal loggers and poachers out. Joining
the elephants for their afternoon bathing or taking a trek on elephant back will help to support this local initiative.
is a fascinating road where we drive straight through jungle covered mountains, deep valleys with rice fields and beautiful
Experience inspiration and meditation, adventure and Relaxing.
Get on a journey into the nature and himself in a fantastic location on the outskirts of the Gunung Leuser National Park,
nestled between the natural course of a river and unspoiled nature, is the Jungle Lodge. For your own personal right to silence
or adventure. The lush vegetation inebriated grandeur of the senses and leaves us with the wonders of the natural feel very
close. If the twilight of the giants of the jungle sets and jungle-night anbricht effect the sounds of the jungle, such as
wellness for your body and your soul!
DAY 03: ELEPHANT SAFARI
After breakfast walking to the Bank of the River and then by Elephant walking to the jungle, passing and crossing the
river and the possibility to see several kind of flora and fauna in the rain
tropical forest. After lunch explore the river by traditional wooden canoe, where it is also the time to see local people
catching fishes at the river and afternoon return back to hotel.
DAY 04: TANGKAHAN –
After breakfast drive to Bukit Lawang, 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: VISIT ORANG UTAN
After breakfast walking to the jungle by crossing the river with traditional canoe then tracking to the
feeding site of Orang Utan to see the Orang Utan on their feeding time. After feeding
time return back to hotel and then continue drive Brastagi arrival at Brastagi check in to hotel
DAY 06: CLIMBING SIBAYAK
After early breakfast drive to the slope of Sibayak Vulcano and then start climbing to Sibayak Volcano,
after lunch on the top (simple lunch will be provided by our guide) you will down hill by another route to the hot spring,
where you can take rest and swim in hot spring pool, late afternoon drive back to Hotel for overnight.
This is an active volcano
2165 m above sea level. The ascent passes through thick tropical forest. From the mountain peak can look down into the crater
which is still actively producing lava. You can also see the beautiful scenery around them. Climbing start from the village
of Jarang uda it is about 20 minutes driving from our Hotel, and takes it’s about 2,5 hours to climb the mountain. The
temperature at the peak is about 16° C
DAY 07: BRASTAGI
– SAMOSIR ISLAND
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 08: TOBA TOUR
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 Batak dance.
DAY 10: 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 the day enjoys the nature by walking at the bank of Sarulla river, the rice terrace and arrival at Sipirok check
in to hotel.
DAY 11: 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 12. BUKITTINGGI
– HARAU VALLEY
After breakfast drive to Payakumbuh and visiting Harau Valley with its Echo, rice field terrace,
traditional village and then back to Bukittinggi visiting Sianok Canyon , Fort De Kock, Museum and Market. Afternoon return
back to hotel. Evening enjoy traditional Minangkabau Dance and traditional music performance.
DAY 13: BUKITTINGGI 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 14 : BUKITTINGGI –
PUNCAK LAWANG TREKING TO MANINJAU
After breakfast drive to Puncak Lawang,
on the way stop at Koto Gadang village to see traditional silver work and arrival at Puncak Lawang treking to Maninjau via
Lawang jungle on the way down to Lake Maninjau enjoying coffee break at traditional coffee shop in the jungle, during the
treking the opportunity to walk at the bank of rice field and village.Upon arrival at Maninjau check in to hotel.
DAY 15. MANINJAU –
PADANG – BUNGUS BEACH
Today you go to Padang via the beautiful Anai valley with the Anai waterfall. The harbor city of Padang
on the Indian Ocean is the economic centre of West Sumatra. On arrival there is a city tour and then leave for Bungus Beach
DAY 16. BUNGUS BEACH –
In the morning you will cross the sea by boat charter for 1 hour to Pagang Island, Here You can enjoy
the heavenly surroundings on this Robinson Crusoe Island. You can snorkel over beautiful coral gardens. Snorkeling equipment
and simple lunch will be provide by our guide in Pagang Island
DAY 17. PAGANG ISLAND
In the afternoon you will crossing back the sea for Bungus Beach then continue drive to Padang for
DAY 18. PADANG.
Transfer to Airport for your next destination.