7 Days 6 Nights OVERLAND SUMATRA Tour Package
Combination of North Sumatra tour (Medan, Orang Utan, Bukit Lawang, Berastagi, Samosir Island Lake Toba) & West Sumatra tours (Bukittinggi, Harau Valley, Minangkabau Pagaruyung Palace, Padang)
- 1 night at Bukit Lawang Orang Utan
- 2 nights at Samosir Island – Lake Toba
- 1 night in Padang Sidempuan
- 1 night in Bukittinggi
- 1 night at Harau valley
TOUR CODE: LNE-OS-07-01
DAY 1 – MEDAN Downtown or Kuala Namu Airport to BUKIT LAWANG (NORTH SUMATRA)
Your North Sumatra holiday tour trip begins as soon as you land in Medan Airport. We will either fetch you up from Medan Airport (Kuala Namu International Airport) or from the hotel you stay in Medan city. We will travel straight to Bahorok Bukit Lawang, one of the most interesting places around Sumatra as the Orang Utans have become the most tourist attractions in North Sumatra province. Passing through small towns with rubber, palm oil and cacao plantations which of course some short breaks (stops) will be made all along the way. Especially if you find any interesting places for the stops even for photo-stops, just simply let us know and we pull over. Later on the journey will be completed as soon as we reach Bahorok – Bukit Lawang after 4 hours drive and check in ECOLODGE Cottage (Hotel) Bukit Lawang.
DAY 2 – BUKIT LAWANG TO LAKE TOBA (NORTH SUMATRA TOUR)
The North Sumatra vacation will proceed by travelling to Lake Toba by early in the morning after having breakfast. We will travel via Berastagi, a lovely mountainous town. Along the way, we will have some stops or coffee breaks and also visit the Dokan Village, the traditional Batak Karo village. Then proceed the trip to a fabulous tourist attraction around North Sumatra, the charming Sipiso-piso waterfall. It would be great to have a coffee break at Simarjarunjungvillage while enjoying Toba Lake view and surrounding mountains landscape. The tour trip will proceed to Parapat town to get a ferry/boat across Samosir Island – Toba Lake. And Check in at noon at Tabo Cottages at Tuk Tuk – Toba Lake.
DAY 3 – SAMOSIR TOBA LAKE TOUR (NORTH SUMATRA TOUR)
Your holiday tour trip around Lake Toba North Sumatra would be much more interesting by visiting Ambarita village, to see the ancient court yard of the Siallagan’s tribe which is still originally decorated with its stone chair, stone table and surrounded with Batak Toba’s traditional houses. Later on we will travel farther to visit Simanindo village, another tourist attractions around Toba Lake to see some traditional Batak dancing and visit the Huta Bolon Simanindo Batak Museum. And we will also visit another interesting places around Somosir Island Lake Toba, Tomok Village to see the ancient tomb of King Sidabutar graves yard. Back to hotel and free at your own leisure during noon, relax and swim would be great ideas.
DAY 4 – PARAPAT TOBA LAKE to BUKITTINGGI (Stay overnight in PADANG SIDEMPUAN – NORTH SUMATRA)
Your holiday tour trip around Sumatra will proceed the journey to Bukittinggi West Sumatra. We will stay overnight at Padang Sidempuan halfway to Bukittinggi. Along the journey, we will visit Balige traditional market and also short coffee break at Panorama Gurgur, the southern panorama Lake Toba. Then lunch break will be at Tarutung town. Proceed driving to Sipirok village for a short coffee break at a lovely mountainous village. We will travel farther and check in Mega Permata hotel Padang Sidempuan late at noon.
DAY 5 – PADANG SIDEMPUAN to BUKITTINGGI (WEST SUMATRA TOUR)
From North Sumatra we will travel to West Sumatra. Along the journey we will stop at some interesting places. Coffee break will be at Sihepeng village and lunch break will be at Kotanopan village surrounded by rice fields. After that we will travel farther crossing boarder between North Sumatra and West Sumatra where we will have a short coffee break at Panti hot spring. Then proceed driving to Equator Bonjol Sumatra. We will be in Bukittinggi late at noon and check in hotel straight away.
DAY 6 – MINANGKABAU Tour – HARAU VALLEY (WEST SUMATRA TOUR)
Minangkabau tour will discover more about Minangkabau culture, traditional houses, traditions and etc around Batusangkar Tanah Datar district during your holiday in West Sumatra (Barat). We will start the journey to visit Pandai Sikek Village, to see local people make traditional hand weaving (songket) and wood carving (ukiran kayu). Proceed to Batipuah village to visit an old building of Minangkabau mosque (Surau) with its original Minangkabau architecture and coffee break at Singkarak Lake. Then proceed visiting another tourist attraction, 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. Late lunch will be at lovely restaurant surrounded with terraced paddy fields landscape. Proceed driving to Batusangkar to visit Istana Pagauyuang Palace, the fascinating Minangkabau traditional big house. 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 7 – HARAU VALLEY to PADANG AIRPORT
Start heading to Padang Airport which roughly takes five hours drive. Coffee break at Kiambang Panorama coffee shop and then proceed driving to Padang Airport. 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