TOUR CODE: LNE-OS-14-02 is an awesome travel package Indonesia 2 week itinerary NORTH-WEST Sumatra. Discover; Medan, ORANGUTANS, ELEPHANT Tangkahan, SIBAYAK Volcano HIKING, Samosir Island, Maninjau Lake, Harau Valley, etc. Stay 3nights BUKIT LAWANG, 1n BERASTAGI, 2n Lake TOBA, 1n P. SIDEMPUAN, 3n BUKITTINGGI, 3n Happy Ending Holidays in PADANG on White Sandy BEACH ISLAND | Cubadak Island Resort| Rimba Ecolodge | Jophira Tintin.
Happy Ending Tours 3 nights on Paradise Beach Island – Sumatra Indonesia 2 Week Itinerary Adventure Holidays | ELEPHANT Tangkahan | ORANGUTAN Bukit Lawang | Mount SIBAYAK Volcano CLIMBING
The Indonesia 2 Week Itinerary in Sumatra is a kind of tour combination to discover interesting places surrounding Sumatra Island highlights.
|NORTH Sumatra||WEST Sumatra|
|– City Tour MEDAN.|
– One Day jungle trekking tour Sumatran ORANGUTAN in Bukit Lawang.
– TANGKAHAN Sumatran ELEPHANT Bathing and Riding at .
– Karo Highland BERASTAGI .
– SAMOSIR Island – LAKE TOBA Cultural Tour.
– SIBAYAK Volcano CLIMBING.
– SIPIROK Village Highland.
– Padang Sidempuan (Transit Town).
|– City Tour BUKITTINGGI.|
– MINANGKABAU Matrilineal Highland Countryside Tour.
– RAFFLESIA Arnoldi Flower Sumatra Jungle Trekking.
– HARAU VALLEY Countryside Tour.
– MANINJAU Lake Countryside Tour.
– 3 nights happy ending tour will be relaxing days on the White Sandy ISLAND BEACH RESORT in PADANG after the 14 days trip vacations in Sumatra Indonesia.
TOUR CODE : LNE-OS-14-02
- 3 nights stay in BUKIT LAWANG at ECOLODGE hotel | BACK TO NATURE Ecolodge | NORTH Sumatra.
- 1 night around BERASTAGI at SINABUNG HILL Hotel | BERASTAGI COTTAGE | NORTH Sumatra.
- 2 nights stay TOBA LAKE Samosir Island at TABO COTTAGE | TOBA VILLAGE INN | NORTH Sumatra.
- 1 night in PADANG SIDEMPUAN at MEGA PERMATA Hotel | NORTH Sumatra.
- 3 nights stay in BUKITTINGGI either at PADI Ecolodge | NOVOTEL | GRAND ROCKY Hotel | WEST Sumatra.
- 3 nights on PADANG White Sandy BEACH ISLAND either on CUBADAK Island | RIMBA Ecolodge | JOPHIRA TINTIN | WEST Sumatra.
TRAVEL ITINERARY :
DAY 1 – Kuala Namu International Airport – Medan City Tour to Bukit Lawang | NORTH Sumatra
Your Indonesia 2 week itinerary holidays in Sumatra starts either from Medan or Kuala Namu Airport heading to Bukit Lawang. Medan city tour is the first excursion which is about to discover beautiful travel highlights around Medan before heading our way to Bukit Lawang. Such as; the splendid unique church Maria Annai Vellangkanni, Medan Grand Mosque (Masjid Raya Al-Mashun), (Istana) Maimun Palace and Asam Kumbang Crorodile Conservation.
And then we continue driving straight to Bukit Lawang which roughly takes 4 to 5 hours’ drive passing through small towns with rubber, massive palm oil and cacao plantations. We will finally check in hotel at Bukit Lawang – Bahorok around noon time and free program on your own leisure.
DAY 2 – Orangutan Jungle Trekking 1 day Bukit Lawang tour | NORTH Sumatra
After having a lovely breakfast, our excursion is to discover Sumatran Orangutans, 1 day jungle trek tour in Bukit Lawang, Gunung Leuser National Park. This trip takes around 5 to 6 hour’s jungle trekking which is quite doable and suitable at any age.
Our eco-friendly jungle trekking tours with safety priority will certainly be guided by our experienced local tour guide teamwork. During the trekking trip itself, you might get some opportunities (WITHOUT guarantee) to catch a glimpse of any other animals’ life. Such as; Thomas Leaf Monkeys, Siamangs/Black Gibbons, Pig Tail and Long Tail Macaques, Horn-bills, Peacocks, Owls and varieties of flora fauna that inhabit Gunung Leuser National Park.
And after that our lunch break in the jungle will be served with basic Indonesian foods. After that we will carry on further to explore the trail/path by trekking down to Bahorok river bank to end our 1 day jungle tour Orangutan Sumatra in Gunung Leuser National Park Bukit Lawang.
Happy Ending trip after Orangutan jungle trekking by Lovely River Tubing in Bahorok River Heading Back to Bukit Lawang
After reaching Bahorok river bank, then we will carry on our trip with another exciting FunTastic adventurous river tubing. Letting your selves drifting on such leisure river trip heading back to Bukit Lawang would be such an unforgettable remarkable experience.
The Fun Safety River Tubing itself takes about 30 minutes in the water navigated by our well experienced tubing driver. The river tubing tour itself is obviously very safe, doable and suitable for any age. Then we finally return to your room/hotel in Bukit Lawang.
Eventually during afternoon, you will be able to be on your own leisure’s, such as swimming in Bahorok river or taking an easy lovely walk to the surrounding villages or even having a splendid traditional massage.
DAY 3 – Sumatran Elephant Washing or Riding – 1 Day trip from Bukit Lawang to Tangkahan | NORTH Sumatra
Another adventure day trip from Bukit Lawang Sumatra Indonesia is going to visit Tangkahan for Elephant Riding and Washing (Bathing). Tangkahan village is the most well-known friendliest Sumatran Elephant Conservation Camp in NORTH Sumatra, Indonesia.
Due to the road conditions and distance needed, therefore the only quickest way to reach Tangkahan with safety priority is to take the shortcut path driving through palm oil plantation trails. Our journey from Bukit Lawang to Tangkahan takes approximately 2.5to3hours’ drive with a few stop along our way to Tangkahan. And then we will have our lunch break at this lovely remote area soon after arriving there.
Due to meet your interests and passions, you can choose the options for any activities with Sumatran Elephant Tangkahan. Firstly you can both ride and wash the elephants. Secondly you can either ride the elephants or only wash/bath them. The choice is all yours.
SUMATRAN ELEPHANT RIDING in Tangkahan
At 14h00 we start walking to the river bank to begin our exciting adventure excursion, Tangkahan Eco-Friendly Sumatran Elephant Ride. The trip begins to slowly cruise the dense rainforest of Gunung Leuser National Park border, North Sumatra. It is about 30-45 minutes wonderful ride to reach the Elephant Conservation Camp which led by professional talented friendly Mahouts.
This opportunity is indeed the most appropriate way for you to experience how they actually work on their primary duty. To intensively patrol and guard the wilderness of jungle from any illegal and suspicious activities likes animal poaching, illegal logging as well as villages. And sometimes you might bump into the wild elephant tracks (foot prints) by chance during the jungle trek elephant riding.
SUMATRAN ELEPHANT WASHING (BATH) in Tangkahan
Our following exciting activity will be washing (bathing) the Sumatran Elephants in Batang Buluh River at Tangkahan Elephant Conservation Camp.
We are going to wash (bath) Sumatran Elephants in the riverside before sending them back for rest in their camp. This is absolutely another great opportunity for you to experience washing (bathing), getting in touch with them for 30 minutes. You will eventually experience how to bath (wash) these elephants and their calves while observing their fascinating behaviour, sensational rough skin, touch the giant body, rubbing their tough legs, big feet, strong tusks etc.
As soon as we’re all done with this great exciting experienced day, finally time to return to Bukit Lawang through the same bumpy road that takes almost 2,5-3 hours’ drive.
DAY 4 – Bukit Lawang to Berastagi Karo Highland | NORTH Sumatra
The Indonesia 2 week itinerary holidays continues from Bukit Lawang Sumatra to Berastagi, the lovely volcanic town of Karo Highland. Our coffee break at Panorama Pamah Simelir hill after 3 hours driving journey would be a great stop point. And then we continue cruising the magnificent landscape around the countryside area of Sinabung Volcano.
After reaching Berastagi, we will take our chance to explore traditional market in Berastagi and then lunch break. Then we proceed driving to visit the most famous Pagoda in Sumatra Indonesia, Lumbini Buddhist Temple Park. Then we carry on driving to the impressive landscape of Gundaling hill for a splendid coffee break whilst enjoying the beautiful view of Sibayak and Sinabung active volcanoes. Finally we check in hotel (Berastagi) around noon and then free program on your leisure.
DAY 5 – Mount Sibayak Volcano Climbing – Berastagi to Toba Lake (Samosir Island) | NORTH Sumatra
On this trip, we have two excursions to accomplish. First one is to hike up to the summit of Mount Sibayak Volcano quite early in the morning. And after that our journeys continues from Berastagi to Lake Toba (Samosir Island), the biggest caldera in Sumatra Indonesia.
Our Mount Sibayak Volcano climbing trip in Berastagi would be much better to start quite early in the morning (around 04h00) in order to catch up the magnificent sunrise. (Also possible after early breakfast). First of all, we begin driving to the starting point of Mount Sibayak which is roughly 30minutes away from Berastagi. Then we slowly start hiking up to the top reaching the Gunung Sibayak Volcano summit.
After reaching the summit of Sibayak, we will enjoy the magnificent landscape of Berastagi Highland as well as Sinabung Volcano. The easy lovely hike takes around 90minutes to two hours and likewise in return nearly takes the same time.
Then we move further to Sidebuk debuk hot springs situated on the foot of Mount Sibayak for happy ending relaxations after the lovely volcano hiking experience. After that we carry on driving to Berastagi town for lunch break.
Berastagi to Toba Lake (Samosir Island)
On our journey from Berastagi to Samosir Island – Lake Toba, we will have some QUICK STOPS to visit Dokan Village, the authentic traditional Batak Karo village. Then our trip proceeds to the most fabulous interesting places around North Sumatra, the charming Sipiso-piso waterfall. Later on we proceed driving to the King Purba Palace, the ancient traditional Bolon House at Simalungun regency.
After that we continue driving to Panorama Simarjarunjung for a fabulous coffee break with the northern landscape of Toba Lake. Finally our journey proceeds to Parapat or Tiga Rasjetty to get a ferry/boat across Toba Lake to Samosir Island. Then we eventually check in hotel on Samosir Island (Toba Lake) around late noon.
DAY 6 – Lake Toba Cultural Tour around Samosir Island | NORTH Sumatra
The Toba Lake culture tour is about to explore the most famous tourist attractions around Samosir Island North Sumatra, Indonesia. Our first visit will be at the ancient stone chair site of King Siallagan court-yard situated at Ambarita village which is overwhelmed with typical Bolon houses. Then we will continue driving to Simanindo village to enjoy the traditional performance of Batak Toba dancing. And after that we are going to take our lunch break around Tuktuk area.
Then we continue our trip to visit Tomok village to see the ancient tombs site of King Sidabutar (sarcophagus). Then we carry on to Panorama Sigarantung Parhalow to have a splendid coffee break with enchanting view of southern Panorama Lake Toba – Samosir Island. After we are done with all the famous highlights around Samosir Island and then we return to your hotel.
Finally, you will be on your own leisure during noon time and Free Program. Could be relaxing, reading by the lake side or swimming would be also a lovely idea. Perhaps having traditional massage would absolutely be such a brilliant choice whilst enjoying the lovely noon.
DAY 7 – Transit trip from Parapat (Lake Toba) to Bukittinggi – Stay overnight in Padang Sidempuan | NORTH Sumatra
The Indonesia 2 Week Itinerary holidays around Parapat – Lake Toba NORTH Sumatra will continue to Bukittinggi (Padang) WEST Sumatra Region. This tour ideally starts at 07h30 (7.30am) from your hotel (Samosir Island) to catch a boat crossing Lake Toba to Parapat.
On our transit trip, we will stay overnight in Padang Sidempuan city which is about halfway in between Parapat (Lake Toba) to Bukittinggi (Padang). On our journeys to Padang Sidempuan, we will visit Balige traditional market known with its typical Batak Toba house roof-top. And then a short coffee break will be at Panorama Gurgur, the magnificent southern panorama Lake Toba. After that another 1 hour drive to Tarutung (known as the lovely religious Christian town) for our lunch break. We continue driving further about 2 hours’ to Sipirok village for a short coffee break at a lovely mountainous village. Finally we travel farther around 90 minutes’ drive and check in hotel in Padang Sidempuan around late noon.
DAY 8 – Padang Sidempuan to Bukittinggi Highland | WEST Sumatra
Our journey from Padang Sidempuan will continue farther to Bukittinggi (Padang) West Sumatra. We will surely take some stops at beautiful interesting places along our trip to Bukittinggi (Padang). Our coffee break will be at Sihepeng village. It is such mini botanical gardens where you can see varieties of typical Sumatran spices grow around here. Then we will carry on driving to Kotanopan village surrounded with rice fields for our lunch break. And our journey continues further crossing the border in between North and West Sumatra province, the Minangkabau Matrilineal Highland. After reaching Minangkabau West Sumatra region, we will have a short break at the lovely natural Panti hot spring. And then we go on driving further to have lovely stop at the 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 9 – Bukittinggi – Maninjau Lake Countryside Tour | WEST Sumatra
Lake Maninjau countryside tour begins from Bukittinggi by visiting Panorama Park, the fascinating overlook point of Grand Sianok Canyon Bukittinggi. After that we proceed to Koto Gadang Village to see how the local people make traditional handmade silver with its typical Minangkabau designs. And later on we will drive a bit further for a lovely coffee break at the magnificent view of Panorama Sungai Landia. Then we move farther to Puncak Lawang, a lovely top point to overlook at fabulous view of Maninjau Lake. In case, if you are interested in trying the Zip Lining and Paragliding (Parachuting), grab your chances here. And then our journey proceeds driving down to Maninjau Lake via the impressive Panorama Kelok 44 hairpin road.
After reaching Maninjau Lake, it is our time to finally enjoy the beach while relaxing, having lunch and even swimming. From Maninjau Lake we travel back to Bukittinggi around noon which approximately takes around 60 minutes’ drive to grab a superb coffee break at the lovely Taruko Village located at the bottom of the panoramic Grand Sianok Canyon Bukittinggi. Finally we to return to your hotel in Bukittinggi which approximately takes 15 minutes’ drive.
DAY 10 – Bukittinggi – Minangkabau Tour – Harau Valley Tour | WEST Sumatra
Our cultural Minangkabau and Harau Valley countryside tours start from Bukittinggi heading towards Batipuah Village. We are going to discover the amazing authentic building of Minangkabau mosque with its original architecture. Called as ‘Surau’ which was constructed with its incredibly unique bull horn roof top. Then we proceed driving to Singkarak Lake for a quicky coffee break.
Our journey continues to Balimbiang village to discover the old traditional Minangkabau houses, especially “Rumah Tuo Kampai Nan Panjang”. The authentic Minangkabau long house (Called as ‘Rumah Gadang’) which was built without any nails and thatched roof top. Then our lunch break will be at Pondok Flora-restaurant surrounded with amazing terraced paddy fields landscape at Sungai Tarok village. After that proceeds driving to Batusangkar to discover the highlights of West Sumatra tourism Indonesia, “Istana Pagaruyung (Palace)”. It is the most fabulous building architecture of ‘Rumah Gadang’ or ‘Rumah Bagonjong’ Minangkabau traditional big house.
Then we drive further to Panorama Tabek Patah for a lovely coffee break whilst enjoying the magnificent terraced rice paddy field surrounded by Bukit Barisan Range Mountains. And our trip continues farther about 90 minutes’ drive to finally reach the impressive Harau Valley. We will explore Harau Valley at glimpse and then grab a short marvellous coffee break at Abdi Homestay Harau Valley. Finally we return to Bukittinggi before the sunset which takes around 90minutes’ drive to be back at your hotel.
DAY 11 – Bukittinggi to Padang Island Beach Resort | WEST Sumatra
After travelling to explore North and West Sumatra, your holidays Indonesia 2 week itinerary nearly comes to end. It is time to relax and enjoy the beach by heading to Southern Padang. We will fist visit Pandai Sikek Village to see how the local people make traditional hand weaving (songket). And also wood carving (ukiran kayu) hand carved with its typical Minangkabau style and designs. Later on we will take a short break at Anai Valley waterfall just located along the main Sumatran highway. After that we will take a coffee break at Panorama Kiambang coffee shop and then carry on driving to Padang City to take our lunch.
After that we continue driving to Southern Padang (Island Beach Resort either on CUBADAK Island – RIMBA Ecolodge – JOPHIRA TINTIN). On our way, we will have a coffee break at the hill of Panorama Bungus Beach before reaching the pier at Bungus Beach (to Rimba and Jophira) or Carocok Village (to Cubadak Island). Around 15h30 or 16h00 get on the speed boat to Cubadak Island Paradiso Beach Resort Southern Padang which takes about 15 minutes journey.
Welcome to WEST Sumatra BEACH PARADISE . . . Enjoy the paradise ISLAND on your own leisure . . .
DAY 12 – Snorkelling – Easy Leisure Day on the white sandy beach Island
FREE PROGRAM – Optional Interests; Swimming | Snorkelling | Scuba Diving | Sunbathing | Chilling Out | enjoying the tranquilizing White Sandy Beach Island in Padang WEST Sumatra.
DAY 13 – Snorkelling – Easy Relaxing Day on the white sandy beach Island
FREE PROGRAM – Optional Interests; Swimming | Snorkelling | Scuba Diving | Sunbathing | Chilling Out | enjoying the tranquilizing White Sandy Beach Island in Padang WEST Sumatra.
DAY 14 – Cubadak Island – Rimba Ecolodge – Jophira Tintin Beach Resort to PADANG AIRPORT | End of Indonesia 2 Week Itinerary holidays in Sumatra
Your sweet unforgettable journey experiences across SUMATRA Island Indonesia 2 week itinerary holidays 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 Minangkabau International Padang Airport.
TRIP IS OVER
You can fly out from Minangkabau International Airport Padang, (either FROM or TO) : Medan, Batam, Jogjakarta, Pekan Baru, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, Bali, Jakarta or Bandung.