TOUR CODE : LNE-WS-08-01 is a lovely easy travel itinerary of 8 days Padang West Sumatra holiday tours package Indonesia. 2 nights stay at Maninjau Lake, 2n Harau Valley, 2n in Bukittinggi with 1 day jungle trekking around Harau Valley. The itinerary will be started either from Minangkabau Airport or Padang city.
8d7n Easy Tours Itinerary in WEST Sumatra Padang – Bukittinggi – Harau Valley Jungle Trekking – Maninjau Lake holiday packages.
TOUR CODE : LNE-WS-08-01
- 1 night stay in BUKITTINGGI either at PADI Ecolodge or NOVOTEL or GRAND ROCKY Hotel.
- 2 nights around HARAU VALLEY at ABDI Homestay.
- 2 nights stay around MANINJAU LAKE at ARLEN Homestay.
- And 2 nights in BUKITTINGGI either at PADI Ecolodge or NOVOTEL or GRAND ROCKY Hotel.
DAY 1 – Padang Airport to Bukittinggi
We will either pick you up from Padang Airport (Minangkabau International Airport) or your hotel in Padang (during mid day), the trip will proceed to Bukittinggi straight away. And our coffee break will be at Panorama Kiambang to have some nice moment. After that we will proceed driving to Pandai Sikek Village to see local people make traditional hand weaving and wood carving. And finally we continue driving to Bukittinggi around 90 Minutes drive and later at noon check in hotel (Bukittinggi)
DAY 2 – Padang Airport to Harau Valley via MINANGKABAU Countryside Tour
We will start the day by driving to Batipuah village for one hour drive to see the old building of Minangkabau mosque (Surau) with its original architecture. Then continue driving to Singkarak lake for coffee break. Proceed driving to Balimbiang village to see old traditional Minangkabau houses, especially Rumah Tuo Kampai Nan Panjang which was built without any single nails and thatched roof top. Proceed driving to Batusangkar to visit Istana Pagauyuang Palace, the fascinating Minangkabau traditional big house. Late lunch will be at Flora restaurant surrounded with terraced paddy fields landscape. Proceed driving to Panorama Tabek Patah for a coffee break. Continue driving for 90 minutes and check in at ABDI Homestay Harau Valley late noon.
DAY 3 – Harau Valley Countryside HIKE or JUNGLE TREK
Start walking day in the morning, either easy countryside walk or jungle trek around Harau Valley. Lunch will be in the jungle. Stop at some waterfalls would be a perfect stop after walking and sweating a lot. And then proceed walking back to ABDI homestay later in the afternoon
DAY 4 – Harau Valley to Maninjau Lake
We will start our day heading to Maninjau Lake. After 90 minutes drive on the road, we will visit Panorama Park to see the whole fascinating view of Sianok Canyon Bukittinggi. And our lunch break will be at Taruko resort located at the bottom of Sianok Canyon Bukittinggi. After that we continue heading to Puncak Lawang to see the fabulous view of Maninjau Lake and also possible to do the Zip Lining and Parachutting/paragliding. Then we proceed driving to Maninjau Lake beach via Kelok 44 (the hairpin road to Maninjau Lake) and enjoy the beach of Maninjau Lake while having lunch and even swim. Finally we check in Arlen Homestay Maninjau Lake.
DAY 5 – Easy lovely RELAXATION day by the beach of MANINJAU LAKE
There are some options to do around the lake. Either sunbathing, relaxing, chilling out at the beach of Maninjau Lake, OR possible to do the half day walk from Puncak Lawang down to the Lake, OR even cycling/motorcycling around the lake. The choice is all yours.
DAY 6 – Maninjau Lake to Bukittinggi
Relax, swim and chill out enjoying the lake in the morning. Start heading to Bukittinggi. Coffee break at Panorama Sungai Landia after one drive. Proceed driving to Koto Gadang Village to see local people make traditional handmade silver. Check in hotel (Bukittinggi). Also possible to see rafflesia Flower IF blooming. And it would be a nice noon walk around the clock tower (Jam Gadang) and local market Bukittinggi.
DAY 7 – Easy lovely day around Bukittinggi | Countryside CYCLING | Sianok Canyon WALK
The day can be such an easy day, free leisure on your own path. Some options you might do such as Bukittinggi Countryside tour cycling or Sianok Canyon Jungle walk. The choice is all yours.
DAY 8 – Bukittinggi to Padang Airport
Eventually we start heading back to Padang Airport which roughly takes two hours drive. It is possible to drive around Padang downtown if you still have a bit of extra time before heading back to Padang Airport.
TRIP IS OVER