Discover the Exotic Nature and Culture of Sumatra island 19 days

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Medan city tour
Explore the nature of Gunung Leuser National Park
Lhumbini natural park
Sibayak volcano sunrise trekking
Visit spectacular Lake Toba
Samosir island tour
Crossing Equoator line in Bonjol

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1

Arrival Medan Kuala Namu Airport

Upon arrival at Medan - Kualanamu International Airport , you will be picked up by our local representative , direct transfer to your hotel. Afternoon city tour visiting Sultan Palace, Grand Mosque, Chinese Temple and Kesawan Area “the old center of Medan city “.

Emerald Garden Hotel

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2

Bukit Lawang

After breakfast drive to Bukit Lawang, upon arrival at Bukit Lawang check-in to hotel. Afternoon free at own leisure.

Bukit Lawang Cottage
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3

Jungle Trekking at Gunung Leuser National Park

Today explore the nature of Leuser National Park, there is possibility to see Orang Utan on their own habitat and other kind of animal such as Thomas leaf monkeys, long tail macaque, gibbon, black gibbon and other kind of flora and fauna of tropical rain forest. This trekking will take about 03 hours, after trekking return to hotel. In the afternoon you could make a stroll through the village.

Bukit Lawang Cottage
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4

Brastagi Highland

Today leave for Brastagi , visit enroute Sembahe River and Sibolangit ( passing through the dense forest ) .Upon arrival Brastagi you will visit Lhumbini Natural Park with its duplicate of Shwedagon pagoda in Myanmar, visit local fruit market, and Gundaling Hill where you able to see two volcanoes peaks ( Mount Sinabung and Mount Sibayak )

Sinabung Hill
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5

Sibayak volcano sunrise trekking

Early morning drives to the slope of Sibayak volcano. Mount Sibayak is an active stratovolcano ( 2 094 meters above sea level ). At 4am you start to hike to the rim of the volcano. Under guidance of experienced guide, it’s 3 hours to the top. The Mt. Sibayak volcano offers of Sumatras most spectacular sunrise views all the way to Medan , Berastagi , and Mt. Sinabung. Hike is including guide and snack/hot drink. You even get to soothe tired muscle in some nearby hot springs after the hike. Afterward visit vegetables, fruits and flowers markets.

Advice: Bring solid hiking shoes, long pants, sweater, sunscreen & a good physical condition.

Sinabung Hill
Breakfast

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6

Leave for Samosir island

Today drive to Parapat – is a small town on the edge of Lake Toba , visit enroute Batak Karo traditional village at Dokan, stop at Sipiso-piso waterfall, Rumah Bolon (Long house) is a northern Sumatra traditional house. Boarding on ferry to Samosir island. Upon arrival Samosir island transfer to hotel.

Tabo Cottages
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7

Samosir island excursions

After breakfast excursion on Samosir Island by car, visiting several Batak Toba traditional villages such as :

  • Ambarita : To see stone chairs of King Siallagan – meeting chairs used by King Siallagan who beheaded and cannibalized criminals.
  • Simanindo : To see Batak Toba traditional dances and museum.
  • Tomok : To see Tomb of  King Sidabutar – Grave complex of Tomok kings.

Afterward a visit to a local school and a village where the people make traditional hand weaving. Afternoon back to hotel.

Tabo Cottage
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9

Free day

Today  you could make a stroll through the village.

Tabo Cottages
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10

Cross the Equator line in Bonjol

Today we leave Sipirok and continue the trip towards Bukittinggi. It’s the core of Minangkabau culture , located on top of a hill. During the trip we will pass through the rainforests of Rimba Panti, and we will make a stop to see how the monkeys have fun picking up coconuts. We will visit the peppers, vanilla, cinnamon and cardamom plantations. You will cross the equator line in Bonjol from the Northern Hemisphere to the Southern Hemisphere. Afternoon arrive at Bukittinggi and directly check in at the hotel.

Royal Denai Hotel
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11

Minangkabau Tour

Today we will go to Minangkabau. Before arriving at our destination, we will pass Batu Sangkar and Tabek Patah. Along the way, we will also stop in Rao-Rao to visit a traditional village in Minangkabau where we will see how coffee is traditionally ground.

Arriving at Batu Sangkar, we continue to Pagaruyung to visit the duplicate of the Minangkabau Kingdom Palace and Museum. In the afternoon we return to Bukittinggi by Padang Panjang and visit Pandai Sikat village to see traditional Minangkabau hand weaving and wood carving. We return to the hotel in the afternoon.

Royal Denai Hotel
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12

Maninjau Tour

After breakfast, we will pick you up to go to Puncak Lawang to continue our trip in Sumatra. In the way we will stop in the town of Kota Gadang to see how they traditionally make silver.

Once we got to Puncak Lawang, we will start our trekking towards Minjau. We will pass through the forest of Lawang and on the way to Maninjau Lake, we will make a stop to enjoy a local coffee in a traditional coffee shop in the jungle. During the trek we will have the opportunity to walk along the edge of the fields rice and traditional villages.

Royal Denai Hotel
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13

Village tour by bicycle

After breakfast, we drive to a town called Koto Baru (45min by car) where we will start our cycling day visiting towns of the most natural and ecological way possible, by bike. Along the way in the villages that are on the slope of the Marapi volcano, we will have the possibility to see the magnificent views of Bukittingi city, endless fields of rice with its workers, and we will even have the possibility of seeing workers in the old blacksmiths manufacturing knives, axes and swords, in the oldest medieval style.

On the way we will stop at a local cafeteria to share a coffee with the villagers and we will even have the opportunity to visit some local houses or to help them in local tasks. In the afternoon, I return to the hotel.

Royal Denai Hotel
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14

Fly to Denpasar - Bali

After brekfast drive to Padang via Anai Valley, on the way stop at Anai Waterfall. Upon arrival Padang direct transfer to Padang – Minangkabau International Airport. Upon arrival Denpasar – Bali direct transfer to Sanur

Puri Santrian Hotel
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15 -16

Free at leisure

Sanur is a pleasant and beautiful beach atmosphere. Sanur is smaller, quieter, and more beautiful than other destinations such as Kuta or Legian. Several nice restaurants in typical Balinese atmosphere provide both Balinese and International menus. Sanur is also a great place to walk. Distances are not large and there is a nice, paved beach front path which runs the whole length of the district.

Puri Santrian
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17

Sailing to Nusa Lembongan

A wonderful day sailing on a luxurious catamaran. This sailing trip will take you to explore Lembongan island and attractive cruise activities. The cruise is much comfortable by using 27 meters long vessel of sail assisted motorized catamaran to cross Bali Strait and go to the most beautiful island with white sandy beach along the coastal area. Here you can snorkel (masks and flippers included) or with the "glass bottom" boat enjoying the tropical fish and coral. You can also participate Coral Reef Restoration Tour. Take part yourself and also learn how Bali Hai & Mars, Inc. are working to restore the precious coral reefs in Lembongan Bay . Lembongan Village excursion, enjoy a short trip to see the Island with all its authenticity. A delicious lunch will be served at restaurant. After lunch you may wish to spend sun hours enjoying " The Anchorage " facilities, the pool, waterslide and sun lounges or curl up with a book in one of the tents. Optional: scuba diving (you can also book in advance)

Puri Santrian
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Lunch

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18

Uluwatu temple and Kecak fire dance tour

The Uluwatu Temple is one of the most beautiful and regarded as one of the six most important temples on the island of Bali. It's located on the high cliffs on the west coast of Peninsula of Nusa Dua. Here the Kecak dance is performed by men, all bare-chested and wearing a black and white checked cloth around their waist. Sitting in a circle and percussively chanting " chack a- chack - chack and throwing up their arms. The Kecak dance tells a tale from Ramayana epic. After Kecak dance you will enjoy a delicious dinner in a romantic atmosphere on Jimbaran beach.

Puri Santrian
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Dinner

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19

End of journey

At leisure in Sanur until transfer you with English speaking guide to the airport

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Price Indication
2 Person
2045
4 Person
1645
Price validity
November 1, 2022 -
 October 31, 2023
Price based on per person
Inclusive
Accommodations
Transportation
Daily breakfast
English speaking guide
Jungle tracking at Bukit Lawang (03 hours) included permit and local guide
Sibayak Volcano climbing
Excursion on Samosir Island by car
Bicycle trip in Bukittinggi
Entrance fees
Tours and transfers
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International flight ( can be booked through us )
Domestic flights ( can be booked through us )
Visa on arrival IDR 500.000 per person. You might need to pay in credit card/debit card/cash at the Airport
Optional Tours
Insurance
Tipping

Important Notes

  • It is possible to extend your stay and make combination with other destinations.
  • The prices are quoted based on the low season period. High season surcharge ( July – August ) & Peak season surcharge ( December – January ) applies. Please contact us for more information.
  • The trip quoted based on standard hotels. if you wish to upgrade the accommodations please let us know , we can make a quote for you.
  • The single supplement or price for an extra bed is on request.
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Discover the Exotic Nature and Culture of Sumatra island 19 days

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