DAY 01. MEDAN
Arrival in Medan. We will pick up you
from the airport and depart to Bukit Lawang to orang utan rehabilitation centre in Gunung Leseur nature reservation.
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 - 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 arrival at Samosir check in to hotel.
DAY 05. SAMOSIR ISLAND
– TOBA 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.
DAY 06. SAMOSIR ISLAND
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 Dr 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 work and passing 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 visit the old town of Padang.
DAY 11. PADANG –
KERSIK TRO - KERINCI
After breakfast drive to Sungai Penuh 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 seven 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 at Painan late afternoon arrive at Padang check in to hotel.
DAY 14. PADANG - JAKARTA
In the morning transfer to the airport to catch your flight for Jakarta. On arrival in Soekarno Hatta
International airport, our guide will meet you and depart directly for the cool city of Bogor. Overnight stay in Bogor.
DAY 15. BOGOR –
In the morning a visit to the Botanical garden besides Istana Bogor. The Istana Bogor or Bogor Palace
was the official residence of the Dutch Governor General from 1870 till 1942. In the botanical garden you can find different
types of plants from all over the world. After the visit to the Botanical Garden, you precede to Bandung via the Puncak Pass
and beautiful tea plantations. If possible you can make a visit to a tea factory. Overnight stay in Bandung.
DAY 16: BANDUNG
Excursions to the impressive Tangkuban Prahu crater then proceed to Ciater hotspring. In the afternoon
you can enjoy a performance of Pak Ujo's bambu angklung orchestra in Padasuka. This is a nice event with adults and children
performing music and Sundanese folkdances. Overnight stay in the cool city of Bandung.
DAY 17. BANDUNG –
Via Cipanas waterfall and a traditional Sundanese village called Kampung Naga. Overnight stay in the
mountain resort of Baturaden on the slopes of Slamat volcano.
DAY 18. BATU RADEN - JOGYAKARTA
On the way stop at the Borobudur, the biggest Budha temple of Java. Overnight stay in Jogjakarta, the
cultural of centre of Java.
DAY 19. JOGYAKARTA
The city of Jogyakarta is situated between two Javanese mystical symbols, the Merapi volcano and the
Indian ocean, home of Loro Gunung Kidul, Queen of the South Sea. Jogyakarta is the intellectual and cultural centre of Java.
This day you make a cultural city tour starting with a visit to the Sultan palace built in 1755. After that proceed to the
Tamansari water castle, bird market, the silver village Kota Gede and Batik home industry. Overnight stay in Jogjakarta.
DAY 20. JOGYAKARTA –
SOLO – TRETES
In the morning you will visit the Prambanan, the most beautiful Hindu temple of Indonesia. Around noon
arrive in Solo. The Solo sultanate is older than Jogya's and residence of the Mataram Empire. In Solo you visit the Sultan's
palaces and the flea market. In the afternoon arrive in the mountain resort Tretes. Overnight stay in Tretes.
DAY 21: TRETES –
In the morning own programme in Tretes, here you can go to the local market. In the afternoon drive
to Sukapura for overnight stay.
DAY 22. SUKAPURA
– BROMO - SURABAYA
Very early in the morning you leave for the famous Bromo volcano. On top of the Bromo you will have
breathtaking views of the sunrise above the Semeru and Batok volcanos. A jacket is suggested since the temperature on top
of the volcano can drop till 5 degrees celcius. After the Bromo experience you depart for Surabaya, the second city of Indonesia.
DAY 23. SURABAYA –
After breakfast and taking bath in hotel, we take a drive along the Anyer Panarukan road skirting the
pristine white beach Pasir Putih; we drive to Gilimanuk Pier on Bali Island, and then drop to hotel for overnight.
DAY 24. DENPASAR - UBUD
Drive to Ubud, the artist's village. From Ubud you can make all kinds of excursions. Bali has so much
to offer, like hiking, cultural events, watersports; you can decide on the spot what you want to do.