Discover Sumatra 17D

  • 17 Days
  • Cultural
  • Easy-Moderate

Upon your arrival in Medan, pick up service by our guide team then transfer to your hotel in Medan for overnight. Free time  at your own leisure after long flight from your country. Dinner at your personal account.

Accommodation Plan    : Aryaduta Hotel Medan

After breakfast then driving about more or less 3 hours or about 85 km way in some bumpy road plantation area passing rubber and palm oil plantation. Upon your arrival in Bukitlawang, check in at the lodge and preparing for lunch as well as continue for afternoon trek to the jungle after lunch.  It’s time looking for orangutan, Thomas Leaf Monkey, Siamang Gibbon and many others. Back to the lodge for overnight.

Notes :

Please sorting out your stuffs you need during trekking and stay overnight at the jungle and the rest stuffs you do not need during the trek please store in the lodge and you can pick them up again after several day trek back to the lodge

Accommodation Plan    : Bukit Lawang Eco Lodge

After breakfast,  we start trekking.  After a short walk you will enter the national park and pass the old orangutan feeding area which is still highly popular with semi-wild orangutans. You will continue your trek through the rainforest going deeper into the jungle while having a bigger chance to see wildlife there. While hiking up and down the hills heading towards the west side of the national park your guide will point out different jungle habitants and plants species for you while giving lots of explanation about the rainforest and its biodiversity. During trekking please keep your eyes for spotting beautiful creature you may encounter. Lunch prepare by our guide team in the jungle In the late afternoon around you will arrive at the charming Jambur Batu River next to a big waterfall where you will stay overnight at your campsite. Now you can swim and relax and enjoy afternoon coffee and tea. Our team will prepare your jungle dinner of local Indonesian fresh healthy food over an open campfire. Then you have the opportunity to play games, sing around the fire or just look at the stars and review the first day of your trek. Tents, air-mattress, pillows and sleeping bags will make your jungle sleep comfortable. Stay overnight at temporary jungle tent or doom tent in the jungle.

Accommodation Plan    : Tent/Shelter

After breakfast, together with our jungle guide team will start a trek over 6 hours towards Landak River. You will trek deeper in the jungle. While going deeper into the rainforest your chances of encountering wildlife will increase. The terrain is steep, but the views will be spectacular. At noon your guides will prepare a simple jungle lunch on the top of a hill. The fantastic scenery in the national park will be a memorable experience for you. The campsite for the second night will be next to the big Landak River where you will arrive in the late afternoon. There is a big chance to see wild orangutans and black gibbons. Our team will offer you an Indonesian fresh health dinner and refreshments before you can dream to the sounds of nocturnal jungle life</p?

Accommodation Plan    : Tent/Shelter

After breakfast you will discover the deeper jungle while hiking further upstream along Landak River to Uning, a small pond shaped by nature. If you are lucky you can spot the Sumatran tiger, deer, wild boar and other habitants of the tropical rainforest. While the trek progresses you will become more and more used to building up the camp, preparing a real jungle dinner and working together as a team. The third night you will spend at a campsite on Landak River. Enjoy the evening at your jungle camp by playing cards or singing around the campfire with your guides. You will spend at least 2 days here for those who really love spotting wildlife.

PS : This place actually the ideal places to spot wildlife. It’s a place where all the animals gathering together. You can spend some more days in “Uning” (or  the A mineral lick small ponds) where animals can go to lick essential mineral nutrients from a deposit of salts and other minerals. Mineral licks can be naturally occurring or artificial (such as blocks of salt that ... Many animals regularly visit mineral licks to consume clay, supplementing their diet with nutrients and minerals

Accommodation Plan    : Tent/Shelter

After breakfast, the next morning you keep trekking through the jungle, heading for Bohorok River for about 5 hours. In the afternoon you can relax and swim at the campsite. If you are lucky you can observe the Sumatran monitor lizards, tortoises and colourful river butterflies around the campsite. Being in the jungle at night is a completely contrasting experience; there are different animals, different sounds and of course a sky full or stars. Meals prepared by our jungle team

Accommodation Plan    : Tent/Shelter

Free time enjoying the jungle. This is the start of a lazy day with waking up late, having breakfast, swimming or just relaxing in the camp. Then it’s time to return to Bukit Lawang with 2.5 hours full of fun! Your “jungle taxi” will take you back by traditional tube-rafting down the Bohorok River – a very special and exciting way to finish your trekking adventure through the Sumatran jungle. Upon arrival in Bulit Lawang, check in at the lodge and pick up your stuffs you leave in the lodge. Relaxing time

Accommodation Plan    : Bukit Lawang Eco Lodge

Morning drives to Brastagi with enroute visit local market at Berastagi where locals sell and buy fruits, flowers, and vegetables which are plenty on the vicinity of the town. A stop will be made at Gundaling Hill (view of Mt. Sinabung and Sibayak). visit to Lumbini Natural park, a Buddhist temple located at Desa Dolat Rayat, Berastagi in North Sumatra. Taman Alam Lumbiniis a replica of “Shwedagon Pagoda” in Yangon, Myanmar. The architecture is similar to a Thai pagoda, covered in gold

Accommodation Plan    : Sibayak Hotel

(transport to top of the trail), the easiest way. Hiking can begin at Semangat Gunung village, about 15 Km from Berastagi. It is estimated that hiking to the top takes 2 or 3 hours. Coming down via other trail through jungles, ending at hot springs. After hiking rest at hot springs in midday and in afternoon drive to Parapat. After arriving in Parapat cross by public ferry boat to Samosir Island. Overnight in Samosir.

Accommodation Plan    : Tabo Cottage

Today we begin our touring in Samosir by car. First, we visit Ambarita, 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. 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. In the afternoon, we drive back to hotel.

Accommodation Plan    : Tabo Cottage

You will be transferred from Parapat to Samosir by ferry and the car is going along with you by the same ferry. This transfer based on sic and valid also for the return ticket from Samosir to Parapat

Today you will go from Parapat (Harbour) to Medan. On the way, you will drive past winding road with the view of Samosir Lake before entering the hustle and bustle of the city of Medan. Various stops can be made along the way to the destination.

Accommodation Plan    : Aryaduta Hotel

Today we will drive you to Medan airport to catch flight to Padang. Upon arrival at Minangkabau Airport of Padang, you will be pick up by our local staff and directly transfer to your hotel. The rest of the day is free on your own leisure

Accommodation Plan    : Pangeran Beach Hotel

Morning transfer about 06:00 or 06:15 depend on your hotel to Muara Harbor for boarding at 07:00 AM in the morning, sailing to Muara Siberut. Breakfast box provided. Arrival at Muara Siberut after about 03 Hours 15 minutes (direct fast boating) or if transit in Sakabulian after 4 hours in the boat then 1 hour waiting for loading more passengers before continue abpout more or less 2 hours to Muara Siberut. depend on the waves and other sea circumstances. Upon arrival in Muara Siberut collecting our luggage as well as our equipment and assisting by our local team transfer by Angkot (Public Non AC car) to the harbor while all of us only carrying our day pack and valuable things with us while other stuffs go straight to the harbor. While our local team making report to police station and we prepare your lunch at the the local House village, then walk to the harbor about 5 minutes or more (depend 0n the place where we have lunch) for boating by small motorized wooden boat about more or less 2 hours to reach the Mentawai tribe land .The journey could be longer or shorter depend on the depth of water as well as the current in the river. Upon arrival at the Mentawai Village land, we off board the canoe and manage our luggage and equipment. Our porters will be ready to help us to carry out our stuffs and together with us walking to the Uma Mentawai traditional house passing the muddy, slippery single logs, sago tree plantation, jungle trek. Upon arrival at Local House, set our bedding while preparing the dinner at Local house. Stay overnight at local house

Accommodation Plan    : Local House
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After having breakfast exploring the daily activities of Mentawai Tribe such as: search of Sago worm or making sago powder (as the main food of Mentawaian Tribe) or fishing or traditional loin cloths process or making poison for arrow or visiting neighbor Uma.

Noted: The activity inside the village depend on availability on the spot.

Accommodation Plan    : Local House
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After having breakfast exploring the daily activities of Mentawai Tribe such as: search of Sago worm or making sago powder (as the main food of Mentawaian Tribe) or fishing or traditional loin cloths process or making poison for arrow or visiting neighbor Uma. Join the traditional dances of Mentawai during the ceremonies in the evening.

Note: The activity inside the village depend on availability on the spot

Accommodation Plan    : Local House
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Return back to Padang by Public fast Boat. Arrival in Padang transfer to hotel for overnight

Accommodation Plan   : Hotel Padang

Transfer to airport for your flight to next destination


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