SUMATRA TOUR : ORANGUTAN, SIBAYAK VOLCANO, LAKE TOBA
Duration : 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS
Start / End : Medan Airport
DAY 01: Ariive Medan - Bukit Lawang
Arrival at the airport "Polonia", the provincial capital of Medan, North Sumatra. Meet your guide. Moving to the village of Bukit Lawang (about 4 hours), which is a gateway to the Leuser National Park, one of the few places in the world where you can still see orangutans in their natural habitat. The road there is a huge rubber plantation and plantation of palm trees, which is extracted from the fruit of palm oil. On arrival at the Bukit Lawang you cross the river on a rope bridge, walk through the stony path to the river, landing on the canoe and visit the national park orangutans. Steep path through the woods leads to the platforms where orangutans get their double daily diet of bananas and milk. Return to hotel, dinner and free time.
DAY 02: Bukit Lawang - Medan - Berastagi
After breakfast drive to Medan on the same road through palm plantations to drive on to the wooded foothills of the Bukit Barisan, which overlooks the picturesque mountain resort town of Berastagi, located in the National Park, which is located on a ledge overlooking the unique valley. Further intermediate stop in the charming scenery of the village Petseren where you see glimpses of life Karo Batak tribe and their typical houses with dirt floors, in which eight related families live together under one roof. Visit the market, selling fruit, flowers and vegetables and afternoon check in to hotel.
DAY 03: Sibayak volcano climbing – Parapat
After early breakfast drive to the slope of Sibayak Volcano and then start climbing to Sibayak Volcano, where approximately at noon arrival on the top of Sibayak, after take a rest and enjoy it the view, start trekking back to Brastagi. Transfer to Karo Plateau Parapat that runs along the northern edge of vulakna Toba Tonning stop on a hill where you can see Sipiso-Piso waterfall, flowing into Lake Toba from hundred meters height. The road runs through the fruit and vegetable plantations and pine forests with a beautiful view of the lake. Then you see a long house (Ruma Bolon) Simalungun Batak tribe. After arriving in Parapat - the famous resort on the shores of Lake Toba, located in the crater of a volcano, a cruise on the lake to the island of Samosir, where you can see many stone tombs and traditional villages in Toba Batak. Relax at the hotel.
DAY 04: Parapat - Cruise on Lake Toba - Parapat
Breakfast at the hotel. Day boat cruise. Ambarita visit the villages where you can see the ancient megalithic structures, among them the so-called "table cannibal." The village was an important meeting place for Sialagana King, who, as king, rescued her and restored order in all the villages, and villages Simanindo, which ends at the North end of the island and is known as one of the best villages with traditional houses of Batak Toba. The village is a museum Sidauruk King, there is a chance see dance performances village Toba Batak. Next visit to the island Koh Tao and swimming in the serene waters of Lake Toba. Dinner. Stroll the grounds, visiting souvenir shops. Then check one of the most famous landmarks - the tomb of King Sidabutara, sarcophagus which is more than 200 years. Cruise to Parapat.
DAY 05: Parapat- Medan - Next destination
Early departure from Parapat ( Approx 4.30 Am). Along the way you'll pass several small traditional villages, rubber plantations, cocoa plantations and beautiful terraced rice fields. Seen Simalungun highlands, the key plantation region, there is also a huge estate management palm oil and cocoa. Then transfer to the airport in Medan "Polonia" for the flight to your next destination
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