16 days West and North Sumatra Trip

Trip starts from Padang Airport, on the way to Bukittinggi you visit some view points, Anai waterfall, Minangkabau Museum in Padang Panjang and try local food Soto Padang. In West Sumatra you visit Bukittinggi, Lake Maninjau, Harrau Valley. In North Sumatra you will stop in Parapat, Samosir Island, Sipiso Piso waterfall, Batak Karo Traditional village, Berastagi, Bukit Lawang, Tangkahan, Medan.

Day1

Meeting in Minangkabau International Airport, Padang. Transfer to Bukittinggi, Stay overnight in Bukittinggi.

Day2

After breakfast look around Bukittinggi: Fort de kock, Clock Tower, local market, zoo, museum.
After Bukittinggi’s activities go to Batang Palupuh short trek to see Rafflesia (if it is blooming, extra cost for the local guide).
Next drive to Lake Maninjau with 44 curves.
In the evening before comeback to Bukittinggi visit Koto Gadang (silver work), driving through Sianok Canyon.
Stay overnight in Bukittinggi.

Day3

After breakfast drive to Harrau Valley, stay in Harrau.

Day4

Stay in Harrau Valley. Trekking in Harrau.

Day5

Stay in Harrau Valley

Day6

After breakfast departure to Lake Toba, from Harrau Valley to Padang Sidempuan around 8-9 hours, stop at Equator, hot springs, National Park, e.t.c.
Stay overnight in Padang Sidempuan.

Day7

After breakfast drive from Padang Sidempuan to Lake Toba (Parapat) around 8 hours.
In Parapat take a ferry to Samosir Island (Lake Toba). Stay in Samosir Island 2 nights.

Day8

Stay in Samosir Island.

Day9

After Breakfast take ferry to Parapat (1 hour) and from Parapat drive to Berastagi via waterfall ipiso Piso.
After Sipiso Piso make a stop in Batak Karo Traditional village, Dokan.
Arrived in Berastagi, stay overnight in Berastagi.

Day10

Early in the morning trek to volcano Sibayak with local guide.
Stay in Berastagi.

Day11

After breakfast drive from Berastagi to Bukit Lawang around 5 hours.
After arriving to Bukit Lawang check in the hotel.

Day12

Jungle Trek, orangutan, stay overnight in the jungle.

Day13

The trek will be finished afternoon.
After trekking drive to Tangkahan
In the evening check in the hotel in Tangkahan.

Day14

Elephant trek in Tangkahan and other activities.
Stay in Tangkahan.

Day15

After breakfast drive from Tangkahan to Medan around 4 hours.
Stay in Medan 1 night.

Day16

Check out from Hotel
Drive to Medan Kuala Namu International Airport around 1-1,5 hour.

Price 840$ (2 persons)

Trip included:

– Transfer from Padang Airport to Bukittinggi
– 1 day tour Arround Bukittinggi, Maninjau Lake, Koto Gadang, Sianok Canyon, Rafflesia (included: drinking water, local lunch Padang Food; excluded: local guide of Rafflesia trek)
– Transfer from Bukittinggi to Harrau Valley
– Transfer from Harrau Valley to Parapat
– Ferry return tickets (car + passengers) Parapat-Samosir-Parapat
– Transfer Parapat – Sipiso Piso – Berastagi
– Transfer Berastagi – Bukit Lawang
– Transfer Bukit Lawang – Tangkahan
– Transfer Tangkahan – Medan
– Transfer Medan – Kuala Namu International Airport
– car: new Toyota Avanza A/C
– gasoline/petrol
– salary of driver
– parking fee.

 

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