Sumatra

Sumatra Overland Tour

  • 15 Days
  • Cultural, Wildlife
  • Easy-Moderate

Experience 15 days Sumatra Overland Tour from North Sumatra to Bukit Tinggi in West Sumatra. A combination of Cultural, Wildlife, and Nature.

*) tailor-made

  • Upon arrival at Kualanamu International Airport, meet your guide.
  • Directly depart for Bohorok, at the southern part of Gunung Leuser National Park. Drive for about 4 hours on a bumpy road from Medan.
  • En-route passing through several small towns followed by vast view of rubber and oil palm plantation and some countryside landscapes.
  • Check-in at the local guesthouse for accommodation (Non-star hotel).

Accommodation: Bukit Lawang Ecolodge or similar

Meals: 

  • Breakfast at the lodge.
  • Walking through the river bank.
  • Jungle trekking through the Leuser National Park to meet the Orangutan and experience many kinds of flora and fauna as well enjoy the song of birds and Siamang "The Black Gibbon".
  • Return to the lodge.

Accommodation: Bukit Lawang Ecolodge or similar

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Breakfast at the cottage
  • Half-day walking and explore the tropical rain forest with their wildlife living in their natural habitat. Lunch is included in the local restaurant.
  • Then leave Bukit Lawang for Tangkahan by 4 Wheel-Jeep passing plantation and jungle road,  we will stop at Plantation and several interesting places for enjoying the panorama. it needs about 3 – 4 hrs to reach Tangkahan.
  • Upon arrival in Tangkahan then check in to the local lodge for rest and overnight.

Accommodation: Jungle Inn or similar (Non-Star)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Breakfast
  • Start a range of adventures, from the intrepid explorer to the armchair adventures. Challenge yourself to trek through dense rainforest, over rugged terrain, and across crystal clear rivers.
  • Then have caving where the Skillful guides will lead the way and show you the beautiful stalactite and stalagmite, and take you to a small river that runs on the bottom of the cave.
  • Then enjoy the Batang Serangan River by riding on inner tubes that have been modified to ensure safety.

Accommodation: Jungle Inn or similar (Non-Star)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Breakfast
  • Join the mahout to experience forest patrolling with the Sumatra Elephant,  pass the river and jungle. It takes about one hour
  • Have a picnic lunch near the waterfall.
  • Then walk through palm oil plantation and local village to meet your driver.
  • Transferring to your local lodge.
  • Free time at your own leisure and dinner at your personal account.

Accommodation: Jungle Inn or similar (Non-Star)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Breakfast
  • Drive to Brastagi around 5 – 6 hours. Berastagi is a cool highland area, being the most important fruit and flower producer in North Sumatera. Along the way before Berastagi is the picturesque view of the local farmland planting catch-crops and other plants.
  • Arrival in Brastagi then overnight at your hotel.

Accommodation: Mikie Holiday or similar (Non-Star)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Early morning climb up Sibayak volcano.
  • Descend to the volcano base and take the opportunity to relax in the hot springs.
  • After lunch embarks on the picturesque journey through pine forest, terraced plantations, and verdant meadows. The Berastagi fruit and vegetable market is a perfect mirror to observe the abundance amount of the highland farm product. In this place you possible to see the traditional houses.

Accommodation: Mikie Holiday or similar (Non-Star)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • then drive to Parapat.
  • Stop at the magnificent Sipiso Piso waterfall and Rumah Bolon (Long House) the old Palace of Batak Simalungun King en route.
  • Afternoon arrives in Parapat direct cruise on Lake Toba to the Samosir Island.
  • Check-in and overnight in the quiet town of Tuk Tuk.

Accommodation: Tabo Cottage or similar (Non-Star)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • After breakfast
  • Samosir excursion by car then visiting several Batak Toba traditional village.
  • Visit the Ambarita with its stone chairs and table, the execution place of Sialagan Kings.
  • Then to Tomok with its old tomb of Sidabutar Kings.
  • And finally to Simanindo, a place where we can enjoy the Batak Toba traditional dance ( Tor-Tor) and Museum.
  • Afternoon returns back to the hotel.

Accommodation: Tabo Cottage or similar (Non-Star)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • After breakfast crossing back to Parapat.
  • From Parapat drive to Sipirok
  • On the way to Sipirol, stop at Pineapple, clove, and coffee plantation and visiting the traditional market at Balige Sigur-gur and Sipoholon Hot Springs.
  • Enjoy nature by walking at the bank of Sarulla river, and the rice terrace.
  • It takes around 5 hours driving
  • Arrival at Sipirok, Hotel check-in

Accommodation: Torsibohi Hotel or similar (Non-Star)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Leave Sipirok for Bukittinggi by passing the tropical rain forest of Rimba Panti and stop en-route to see the attraction of monkey picking up the coconut.
  • Visit the pepper, vanilla, cardamom, and cinnamon plantation, and crossing the equator line at Bonjol.
  • In the afternoon arrive at Bukittinggi, the charming towns of Minangkabau.
  • Directly check in to the hotel.

Accommodation: Grand Rocky Bukittinggi Hotel or similar (4 Star)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Proceed to Batusangkar being a lively and scenic town surrounded by a majestic rice terrace where local countryside is dotted with Rumah Adat.
  • En route stop at Pagaruyung to see the palace, which was rebuilt on the ruin of the bygone Pagaruyung Empire, Lima Kaum to see the stabbed and inscribed stone of the past king.
  • After lunch, drives up over the low crater wall and down to Singkarak Lake passing through the charming hilltop village of Balimbing to proceed with the trip back to Bukit Tinggi
  • En-route stop at Pandai Sikat; a small village famous for its woodcarving, embroidery and loom weaving.
  • Accommodation at the hotel.

Accommodation: Grand Rocky Bukittinggi Hotel or similar (4 Star)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • After breakfast and check out from hotel,
  • Having a city sightseeing tour of Bukittinggi featuring Sianok Canyon, Fort de Kock known as one of the remnants of the Dutch Colonial Government, museum and the colorful Pasar Atas.
  • Afterward, drive on the road, which skirts the foot of Bukit Kapasan crosses a lush valley up to Embun Pagi view the fascinating landscape overlooking the entire Lake Maninjau; a lake set inside of an ancient crater.
  • En-route stop at Koto Gadang village, which is well known for its silverwork.
  • Drive to Padang for overnight at the hotel.

Accommodation: Pangeran Beach Hotel or similar (4 Star)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Tour to the Island Cingkuak, time for leisure. Stop at Langkisau Peak. Lunch at a local restaurant on-site attractions.
  • After lunch, then visit one of the unique attractions of Natural Root Bridges.
  • This bridge connects the villages “Puluik-Puluik and Lubuk Silau” in Koto Bayang, separated by Sungai Batang. The bridge, known as "Jembatan Akar", it is 82 feet long and it took 26 years to become the sturdy structure like today.
  • By late afternoon we return to Padang. On the way, we take time to enjoy the beauty of the sunset at the old port of Teluk Bayur.
  • Arriving at Padang, overnight at hotel.

Accommodation: Pangeran Beach Hotel or similar (4 Star)

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

  • In appropriate time, transfer to Padang Airport for your next destination.

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