TOUR CODE: LNE-OS-14-01 is a marvellous holidays Indonesia Itinerary 2 weeks travel package NORTH to WEST Sumatra Island. Explore; Medan, Sumatran ORANGUTAN, Samosir Island, Maninjau Lake, Harau Valley, Minangkabau Highland. Stay 2nights BUKIT LAWANG, 1n BERASTAGI, 2n Lake TOBA, 1n PADANG SIDEMPUAN, 4n BUKITTINGGI, 3n Happy Ending Holidays in PADANG on White Sandy BEACH ISLAND | Cubadak Island Resort | Rimba Ecolodge | Jophira Tintin.
Sumatra Indonesia Itinerary 2 Weeks Holidays – Happy Ending Holidays 3 nights on Paradise Beach Island | 1 day jungle trekking ORANGUTAN Tours Bukit Lawang
The Indonesia itinerary 2 weeks on Sumatra island is a kind of tour combinations to explore travel highlights surrounding Sumatra Indonesia.
|NORTH Sumatra||WEST Sumatra|
|– MEDAN City Tour.|
– One Day jungle trekking tour ORANGUTAN in Bukit Lawang.
– BERASTAGI Karo Highland.
– LAKE TOBA – SAMOSIR ISLAND Island Cultural Tour.
– SIPIROK Village Highland.
– Padang Sidempuan (Transit Town).
|– BUKITTINGGI City Tour.|
– MINANGKABAU Matrilineal Highland Tour.
– RAFFLESIA ARNOLDII Flower Jungle Trekking.
– HARAU VALLEY Valley Country Side Tour.
– LAKE MANINJAU Country Side Tour.
– The happy ending tour will be 3 nights relaxing on the White Sandy ISLAND BEACH RESORT Resort around PADANG after the 14 days holidays trip in Sumatra Indonesia.
TOUR CODE : LNE-OS-14-01
- 2 nights stay in BUKIT LAWANG at ECOLODGE hotel | NORTH Sumatra.
- 1 night around BERASTAGI at SINABUNG HILL Hotel or BERASTAGI COTTAGE | NORTH Sumatra.
- 2 nights stay TOBA LAKE Samosir Island at TABO COTTAGE or TOBA VILLAGE INN | NORTH Sumatra.
- 1 night in PADANG SIDEMPUAN at MEGA PERMATA Hotel | NORTH Sumatra.
- 4 nights stay in BUKITTINGGI either at PADI Ecolodge | NOVOTEL | SANTIKA | GRAND ROCKY Hotel | WEST Sumatra.
- 3 nights in PADANG on the White Sandy Beach Island either on CUBADAK Island | RIMBA Ecolodge | JOPHIRA TINTIN | WEST Sumatra.
TRAVEL ITINERARY :
The excursions of this travel package Indonesia itinerary 2 weeks tours can either be started from Kuala Namu International Airport (MEDAN) or Minangkabau International Airport (PADANG) – VICE VERSA.
DAY 1 – Medan City Tour – Kuala Namu International Airport to BUKIT LAWANG | NORTH Sumatra Indonesia
The Indonesia Itinerary 2 weeks excursion in Sumatra starts either from Medan City or KualaNamu Airport heading to Bukit Lawang. City tours will be our first excursions to explore some interesting places around Medan before heading further to Bukit Lawang. Such as; The Medan Grand Mosque (Masjid Raya Al-Mashun) located nearby the (Istana) Maimun Palace. And also the fabulous unique church Maria Annai Vellangkanni and Asam Kumbang Natural Crorodile Conservation.
And after that we continue heading straight to Bukit Lawang which takes approximately 4 to 5 hours’ drive. We are going to drive passing through some small towns planted with rubber trees, massive palm oil and cacao plantations. Eventually we will check in hotel after arriving at Bahorok – Bukit Lawang NORTH Sumatra and free program during noon time.
DAY 2 – Bukit Lawang 1 day Jungle Trekking Sumatran ORANGUTAN tours | NORTH Sumatra
After breakfast, we will explore Gunung Leuser National Park (Bukit Lawang rainforest) to discover ‘the rarest apes on earth’ Sumatran Orangutan 1 day jungle trekking tours. The Orangutan jungle trek tour takes around 5to7 hour’s jungle trek which is quite doable and suitable at any age.
Our eco-friendly tours with safety priority jungle trip definitely will be guided by our well experienced Orangutan’s tour guide teams. During the trek itself, you might have some opportunities (WITHOUT guarantee) to catch a glimpse of any other animals’ life. Such as ; Siamangs / Black Gibbons, Thomas Leaf Monkeys, Pig-tail and Long-tail Macaques, Horn-bills, Peacocks, owls and varieties of flora fauna that inhabit Gunung Leuser. Our lunch break will completely be served in the jungle style with basic Indonesian foods. Then we continue farther to explore the rainforest by trekking down to the Bahorok River to end the trekking day.
The Splendid RIVER TUBING happy ending trip in Bahorok River heading back Bukit Lawang after Orangutan jungle trekking
Then we carry on with another exciting jungle excursion, FunTastic adventurous river tubing in Bahorok River Gunung Lesuer National Park. It is indeed such a remarkable experience on the leisure river tubing trip heading back to your hotel in Bukit Lawang by easily drifting downstream on the tubes along Baharok River – Gunung Leuser National Park. The Fun safety river tubing itself takes about 30 minutes in the water navigated by our well experienced tubing driver. The river tubing tour trip itself is obviously very safe, doable and suitable for any age. Then we return to your hotel in Bukit Lawang. And around noon time, you will be on your own leisure’s, such as swimming in Bahorok river, reading books. Perhaps you might take an easy lovely walk to the surrounding villages or even having splendid traditional massage.
DAY 3 – Bukit Lawang to BERASTAGI Karo Highland | NORTH Sumatra
Our Indonesia itinerary 2 weeks tour holidays in Sumatra will continue from Bukit Lawang to Berastagi Town “Karo Highland”. Berastagi is a volcanic agricultural town surrounded with gorgeous landscape of Sinabung and Sibayak active volcano mountains. Our coffee break will be at Panorama Pamah Simelir hill after driving for about 3 hours journey. Then we continue further cruising along the impressive landscape around the countryside area surrounding the slope of Sinabung Volcano.
After reaching Berastagi, we will take our chance to explore Brastagi traditional market and then lunch break. After that we proceed driving to visit the most gorgeous Pagoda in Sumatra Indonesia, the charming Lumbini Buddhist Temple Park. Then we continue driving to the marvellous landscape of Gundaling hill for a splendid coffee break whilst enjoying the enchanting view of Sibayak and Sinabung active volcanoes. Finally you will have your leisure time and free program at noon after we check in hotel (Berastagi).
DAY 4 – Berastagi to SAMOSIR ISLAND – TOBA LAKE | NORTH Sumatra
Your holidays continue from Berastagi to Samosir Island Lake Toba, the most impressive caldera and interesting places in Sumatra, Indonesia. Along the journey, our first stop is to visit the ancient Dokan Village, the authentic traditional typical Batak Karo village. We will experience how the clans live in their long houses following the traditions from their ancestors in this village.
Then we proceed to a fabulous tourist attraction around Sumatra, the charming Sipiso piso waterfall with fascinating Lake Toba background. After that we carry on driving to visit the King Purba Palace, the ancient (Rumah) Bolon House at Simalungun regency. It is a remarkable opportunity to gain more experience and observe the different types of traditional Batak long houses’ architectures.
Then we proceed to having some lovely coffee break at Panorama Simarjarunjung, Northern Toba Lake view surrounded with beautiful mountains. After that we continue driving to Parapat or Tiga Ras to catch a ferry/boat across Toba Lake to Samosir Island. We finally check in hotel around Tuktuk village, the tranquilized Samosir Island Toba Lake at noon time.
DAY 5 – CULTURAL TOUR BATAK TOBA LAKE around Samosir Island | NORTH Sumatra
The Batak cultural tour Toba Lake North Sumatra Indonesia starts by visiting the most famous tourist attractions around Samosir Island. Our first stop will be at the impressive ancient stone chair site of King Siallagan court-yard situated at Ambarita village which is overwhelmed with their typical traditional Bolon houses. After that we will visit Simanindo village to witness and experience the traditional performance of Batak Toba dancing. And then we are going to take our lunch break around Tuktuk area.
After that we proceed to visit Tomok village to see the ancient site of King Sidabutar tombs graves yard (sarcophagus). And then we carry on to Panorama Parhalow (Sigarantung) to have a splendid coffee break with its enchanting view of southern Panorama Lake Toba – Samosir Island. After we are all done with the famous highlights around Samosir Island and then we return to your hotel.
During afternoon will certainly be on your own leisure and Free Program. Could be relaxing, reading by the lake side or swimming would be a lovely idea. Perhaps having traditional massage would absolutely be such a brilliant choice whilst enjoying the lovely noon around tranquillized Lake Toba.
DAY 6 – Transit trip from PARAPAT Lake Toba to BUKITTINGGI – Stay overnight in PADANG SIDEMPUAN | NORTH Sumatra Tour Indonesia
The Indonesia itinerary 2 weeks holidays continue from Parapat (Lake Toba) to Bukittinggi to explore beautiful West Sumatra holiday destinations. This tour ideally starts at 07h30(7.30am) from your hotel around Samosir Island catching a boat crossing Lake Toba to Parapat.
On this journey, we will stay overnight in Padang Sidempuan which is about halfway in between Parapat (Toba Lake) to Bukittinggi (Padang). Along our trip to Padang Sidempuan, we will visit Balige traditional market known with its typical Batak Toba house roof-top. After that a short coffee break will be at Panorama Gurgur, the magnificent southern panorama Lake Toba. And then another 1 hour drive to Tarutung Town (known as the lovely religious Christian town) for our lunch break. We continue driving for about 2hours’ to Sipirok village for a short coffee break at a lovely mountainous countryside area. Finally we travel farther around 90 minutes’ drive and check in hotel in transit town Padang Sidempuan around late noon.
DAY 7 – Padang Sidempuan to BUKITTINGGI – The Minangkabau Matrilineal Highland | WEST Sumatra
Your holiday’s trip from Padang Sidempuan will continue farther to Bukittinggi, the heart of Minangkabau Matrilineal Highland, West Sumatra highlights. Our first remarkable stop point will be at Sihepeng village for a lovely coffee break. Sihepeng village is such mini botanical gardens where you can see varieties of typical Sumatran spices grow around area. Then we proceed driving to Kotanopan village surrounded with impressive terraced paddy rice fields for our lunch break.
And our journey continues further crossing the border in between North-West Sumatra province, the Highland of Minangkabau Matrilineal Clan. After reaching Minangkabau West Sumatra region, we will have a short break at the marvellous Panti natural hot spring. And then we continue further to have lovely stop at the very well-known Bonjol Equator Lane West Sumatra. Finally we continue driving straight to Bukittinggi which takes around 90 minutes’ drive and check in hotel around late noon.
DAY 8 – Bukittinggi to LAKE MANINJAU | Countryside Tour WEST Sumatra
Maninjau Lake countryside is one of the most fabulous interesting places to explore surroundings Bukittinggi West Sumatra tour, Indonesia. | ALTERNATIVE : IF the Rafflesia Arnoldii Flower is currently blooming on this day, we will take the opportunity to see it (early morning) before heading to Maninjau Lake.
Lake Maninjau countryside tour begins by visiting Panorama Park, the fascinating overlook point of Grand Sianok Canyon, Bukittinggi tourism landmark. After that we continue our trip to Koto Gadang Village to see how the local people make traditional handmade silver. Then we drive along the Singgalang Mountain’s slope heading to the magnificent Panorama Sungai Landia for our splendid coffee break.
After that we continue farther to Puncak Lawang, a lovely top point to overlook at fabulous view of Maninjau Lake. (In case, if you are interested in adventure activity around Puncak Lawang, why not try on Zip Lining and Paragliding). Then our tour continues descending to Maninjau Lake via panoramic Kelok 44 hairpin road with gorgeous views along the way. After reaching Maninjau Lake, it is time to finally enjoy the beach while relaxing, having lunch and even swimming.
We travel back from Maninjau Lake to Bukittinggi around noon which approximately takes around 60minutes’ drive via the same road. Before reaching Bukittinggi, we will grab our chance for a marvellous coffee break at the lovely paradiso Taruko Village. This charming countryside is located on the bottom of the Grand Green Sianok Canyon Bukittinggi. Finally it is time to return to your hotel in Bukittinggi which roughly takes 15 minutes’ drive.
DAY 9 – MINANGKABAU Countryside Tour – Bukittinggi to Batusangkar Tanah Datar | WEST Sumatra
West Sumatra Minangkabau tour is one of the most impressive countryside excursions to discover interesting things about matrilineal culture clan. Minangkabau Highland Tour is about to explore more on their matrilineal culture, traditions, traditional houses surroundings Batusangkar (Tanah Datar district). | ALTERNATIVE: IF the Rafflesia Arnoldii Flower is currently blooming on this day, we will take the chance to see it (early morning) before heading to Batusangkar – Tanah Datar district.
Our tours begin heading to Batusangkar (Tanah Datar) from Bukittinggi via Batipuah village situated along the slope of Marapi volcano. The first stop is to visit an old building of Minangkabau mosque (Surau Batipuah) designed with its original Minangkabau architecture. Then we proceed to Panorama Sabu for a superb coffee break at the local coffee shop facing towards rice fields.
And then we continue to visit the most remarkable tourist attractions around West Sumatra, the impressive ‘(Istana) Pagaruyuang Palace’. This palace (Minangkabau traditional big/long house) also called as Rumah Gadang (Rumah Bagonjong) located in Batusangkar town, Tanah Datar district. After that our lunch break will be at Sungai Tarok village, a superb countryside atmosphere surrounded with terraced paddy fields landscape.
Then we proceed to visit another impressive tourist attraction at Balimbiang village to see old traditional Minangkabau houses (Rumah Gadang). Especially the extraordinary Rumah Tuo Kampai Nan Panjang which was built without a single nails and thatched roof top constructions. And we continue to Singkarak Lake for a lovely coffee break before heading back to Bukittinggi which takes about 60minutes-drive.
DAY 10 – Bukittinggi to HARAU VALLEY – Countryside Tour | WEST Sumatra
A remarkable countryside tour from Bukittinggi to Payakumbuh 50 Kota to discover the hidden beauty of Harau Valley West Sumatra. ALTERNATIVE: IF the Rafflesia Arnoldii Flower is currently blooming on this day, we will take the chance to see it (early morning) before proceeding to Harau Valley. The tour itinerary from Bukittinggi to Harau Valley began by heading to Panorama Tabek Patah for a marvellous coffee break. Then we continue to Harau Valley via Barulak and Situjuah mountainous village surrounded with its beautiful terraced rice field landscape.
After we reach Harau Valley, we will discover some beautiful hidden waterfalls around the countryside area. Then our lunch break will be on the bottom of Harau Valley while enjoying the lovely amazing surrounding nature atmosphere. And after that we continue our excursions to explore Harau Valley countryside either by driving around or lovely easy hiking. It is about to discover the hidden ambiance beneath the giant walls and the extraordinary landscape of amazing Harau Valley.
Finally our noon break will be at ABDI Homestay for splendid coffee break with awesome scenery of Harau Valley countryside. After we’re all done to explore Harau Valley at glance, finally we return to Bukittinggi which takes around 90minutes’ drive.
DAY 11 – Bukittinggi to ISLAND BEACH Resort in Southern PADANG | WEST Sumatra Indonesia
Your Indonesia itinerary 2 weeks holidays in Bukittinggi Sumatra nearly comes to happy ending excursions by heading to Island Beach Resort in Southern Padang. The first stop is to visit the lovely agricultural village, called Pandai Sikek located on the slope of Singgalang Mountain. We are about to experience on how the local people make traditional hand weaving (songket) and wood carving (ukiran kayu).
After that we will take a marvellous short break at Anai Valley waterfall just located along the main Sumatran highway. Then we will take a coffee break at Panorama Kiambang coffee shop and continue driving to Padang for lunch break. Then we proceed driving to Southern Padang (Beach Resort either on CUBADAK Island – RIMBA Ecolodge – JOPHIRA TINTIN).
On this journey, we will have a coffee break on the hill of Panorama Bungus Beach. Then we continue driving to the pier at Bungus Beach (to Rimba and Jophira) or Carocok Village (to Cubadak Island). Around 15h30 or 16h00, we get on the speed boat heading to the white sandy beach island resort.
Welcome to BEACH PARADISE WEST Sumatra. . . Enjoy the tranquilize Paradise ISLAND on your own leisure . . . . . . .
DAY 12 – Easy Leisure – Snorkelling Day on the white sandy beach Island
FREE PROGRAM – Optional Interests; Swimming | Snorkelling | Scuba Diving | Sunbathing | Chilling Out | enjoying the magnificent White Sandy Beach Island in Padang WEST Sumatra.
DAY 13 – Snorkelling – Easy Relaxing Day on the white sandy beach Island
FREE PROGRAM – Optional Interests; Snorkelling | Swimming | Sunbathing | Scuba Diving | Chilling Out | enjoying the tranquilizing White Sandy Beach Island in Padang WEST Sumatra.
DAY 14 – Rimba Ecolodge | Cubadak Island | Jophira Tintin Beach Resort to PADANG AIRPORT – End of Indonesia Itinerary 2 weeks holidays in Sumatra
Your unforgettable experiences to discover Indonesia itinerary 2 weeks holidays in Sumatra will always linger in your beautiful memories. Well . . . time to get on the speed boat and head to Airport. The journey roughly takes 3 hours drive to reach Padang Minangkabau International Airport.
TRIP IS OVER
You can fly out from Airport Minangkabau International Padang, (either FROM or TO) : Batam, Bandung, Medan, Jogjakarta, Pekan Baru, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Bali or Jakarta.