Sumatra obviously is home to rich landscapes with dense tropical jungle, amazing lakes, waterfalls, blustering volcanoes, idyllic isles, deserted white sandy beaches which are scattered along Sumatra island that eventually spice up your sensational FUNtastic vacations trip to travel around Indonesia and Asia. The authentic of diverse island Sumatra tourists’ highlights will make your holiday journey unforgettably remarkable during your visit to Indonesia.
Pacu Jawi is absolutely one of the greatest way to authentically experience a spectacle of Minangkabau (West Sumatra) people’s talented sports on their home turf. PACU JAWI tour or COW / BULL RACING festival is a worldwide well known event which enormously attracts domestic and foreign tourists as well as photographers to experience the villager’s celebration and has become one of the most popular tourist attractions in Sumatra.
The endemic giant flower of Sumatra rain forest “Rafflesia Arnoldii is a kind of national flower in Indonesia. Rafflesia Arnoldii is obviously the largest individual flower on earth besides the tallest flowering organs the “Titan Arum” (Amorphophallus titanum) and absolutely can be found in the rain forests of Sumatra and Kalimatan (Borneo).
The tranquillized Bukit Lawang located in Gunung Leuser Sumatra National Park. It is a small village and very famous for the Orang Utans. The rarest and last primates still exist on earth where you can only find them in Sumatra and Borneo Kalimantan.
The nature sustainability ecosystem in Sumatra with moderate climate throughout the year and its fertile soil damped jungle inevitably give the fortunes to the existence of Sumatran Orang Utans in the wilderness to survive with the other typical endemic Sumatra flora’s fauna’s.
Tangkahan is a lovely tiny rural remote paradise area located in the border of Gunung Leuser National Park. It takes around 4 hours drive from Medan downtown or 5 hours from Medan Kuala Namu international airport to reach Tangkahan and 2.5 hours driver from Bukit Lawang driving on a bumpy adventure road through Palm oil plantations and rural villages.
MENTAWAI TRIBE – SIBERUT ISLAND
West Sumatra highlight
The indigenous Mentawai Tribe – Siberut Island.
ORANG RIMBA TRIBE JAMBI
(ORANG KUBU / ANAK DALAM TRIBE)