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Highlights of Sumatra

If the only thing you think of when you hear Sumatra is coffee, then we need to have a chat. If youre looking to plunge right into a nature-filled adventure with orangutans aplenty, heres where youll want to be. Enjoy two weeks of city touring, hiking, and having a great time bonding with your fellow travellers. Were pretty sure youll agree that everything is a highlight in Sumatra.


Duration: 14 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Physical rating: Average
Accommodation standard:   Not Rated% Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 141826
Starts: Medan, Indonesia Finishes: Padang, Indonesia
You will Visit
  • Medan
  • Padang

Itinerary

01

Day 1: Medan

Arrive at any time.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

02

Day 2: Medan/Tangkahan (1B)

Enjoy a morning tour of Medan. After, traverse bumpy roads to reach the small jungle community of Tangkahan. Opt to go hiking.

Included Activities:
Medan City Tour

Transport:
Minibus (5.00 hour(s), 100km)

03

Day 3: Tangkahan/Bukit Lawang (1B)

Travel across bumpy roads to Bukit Lawang, located close to Gunung Leuser National Park.

Transport:
Minibus (6.00 hour(s))

04

Day 4: Bukit Lawang (1B)

Gunung Leuser National Park, located nearby, is a great place to do some wildlife trekking through the jungle.

05

Day 5: Bukit Lawang/Berastagi (1B)

Orientation walk upon arrival. Free afternoon with the option to visit the local hot springs.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Transport:
Minibus (7.00-8.00 hours, 160km)

06

Day 6: Berastagi (1B)

Opt to hike a volcano or tour traditional villages.

07

Day 7: Berastagi/Samosir Island (1B)

Travel to the world's largest volcano lake, Lake Toba.

Transport:
Minibus (8.00 hour(s), 190km)

08

Day 8: Samosir Island (1B)

Chill out and swim in the warm waters of the lake or opt for some culture by visiting local Batak villages.

09

Day 9: Samosir Island/Padangsidempuan (1B)

Drive through beautiful scenery on this travel day, stopping at the bustling city of Padang Sidempuan for the night.

Transport:
Minibus (9.00 hour(s))

10

Day 10: Padangsidempuan/Bukittinggi (1B)

Embark on another day of travel, including stops along the way for lunch and a spice garden visit. Enjoy a brief, CEO-led orientation walk of Bukittinggi in the evening.

Included Activities:
Orientation Walk

Transport:
Minibus (10.00 hour(s))

11

Day 11: Bukittinggi (1B)

Enjoy a free day to go rafting or kayaking, or check out some sights, like Sianok Canyon or the Japanese Caves built during World War II.

12

Day 12: Bukittinggi/Padang (1B)

Travel to Padang and settle in at the beach hotel before enjoying some free time to explore.

Transport:
Minibus (2.00 hour(s), 30km)

13

Day 13: Padang (1B)

Enjoy a full free day in Padang. Opt for a trip to nearby scenic islands.

14

Day 14: Padang (1B)

Depart at any time.

Included Activities:
Departure Day

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • City tour of Medan
    • Orientation walks of Berastagi and Bukittinggi
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Simple hotels (13 nts)
    • 13 breakfasts
    Transport
    • Minibus, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout
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Tour Highlights:
  • Bliss out beachside on the Indian Ocean
  • Trek in the jungle of national parks
  • Chill out on Lake Toba.