Highlights of Sumatra
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If the only thing you think of when you hear “Sumatra” is “coffee,” then we need to have a chat. If you’re looking to plunge right into a nature-filled adventure with the chance to see orangutans, here’s where you’ll want to be. Enjoy two weeks of city touring, hiking, and having a great time bonding with your fellow travellers. We’re pretty sure you’ll agree that everything is a highlight in Sumatra.

  • Duration: 14 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • Physical rating: Average
  • Supplier Tour ID: AESH/141826
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Starts: Medan, Indonesia
  • Finishes: Padang, Indonesia
  • Age requirement: 18 - 39
You will Visit
  • Medan
  • Tangkahan
  • Bukit Lawang
  • Berastagi
  • Samosir Island
  • Padangsidempuan
  • Bukittinggi
  • Padang



Day 1: Medan

Arrive at any time.


Day 2: Medan/Tangkahan

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


Day 3: Tangkahan/Bukit Lawang

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


Day 4: Bukit Lawang

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


Day 5: Bukit Lawang/Berastagi

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


Day 6: Berastagi

Opt to hike a volcano or go on a Berastagi City Tour.


Day 7: Berastagi/Samosir Island

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


Day 8: Samosir Island

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


Day 9: Samosir Island/Padangsidempuan

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


Day 10: Padangsidempuan/Bukittinggi

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.


Day 11: Bukittinggi

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


Day 12: Bukittinggi/Padang

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


Day 13: Padang

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


Day 14: Padang

Depart at any time.

    • City tour of Medan
    • Orientation walks of Berastagi and Bukittinggi
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    • Simple hotels (twin-share) or hostels (multi-share) (13 nts)
    • 13 breakfasts
    • 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
  • Get active in Bukittinggi