6 days 5 nights Ideal Holidays around PADANG – BUKITTINGGI Tour
WEST SUMATRA Travel Holiday Package
Maninjau Lake + Pagaruyuang Palace Batusangkar + Harau Valley + Rafflesia Flower
- 5 nights Bukittinggi
TOUR CODE: LNE-WS-06-01
DAY 1 – PADANG AIRPORT – BUKITTINGGI
Either pick up from Padang Airport (Minangkabau International Airport) or your hotel in Padang (during mid day), the trip will proceed to Bukittinggi straight away. Having a coffee break at Panorama Kiambang would be nice moment. Proceed driving to Bukittinggi around 90 Minutes drive and later at noon check in hotel (Bukittinggi)
DAY 2 – BUKITTINGGI – MANINJAU LAKE Countryside Tour
Starting the day by visiting Panorama Park to see the whole fascinating view of Sianok Canyon Bukittinggi. Proceed driving to Koto Gadang Village to see local people make traditional handmade silver. Later on coffee break at magnificent Panorama Sungai Landia. And continue heading to Puncak Lawang to see the fabulous view of Maninjau Lake and also possible to do the Flying Fox andParachutting/paragliding. 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. Drive back to Bukittinggi. After driving around 90 minutes, it would be awesome to have a lovely coffee break at Taruko resortlocated at the bottom of Sianok Canyon Bukittinggi. And back to Bukittinggi for 20 minutes drive.
DAY 3 – BUKITTINGGI – MINANGKABAU Countryside Tour
Starting the day by visiting Pandai Sikek Village to see local people make traditional hand weaving and wood carving. Proceed driving to Batipuah village to see the old building of Minangkabau mosque (Surau) with its original architecture. Later on proceed driving to Batusangkar to visit Istana Pagauyuang Palace, the fascinating Minangkabau traditional big house. Lunch will be at Flora restaurant surrounded with terraced paddy fields landscape. Later on visiting the 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. Then continue driving to Singkarak lake for coffee break. And back to Bukittinggi about 90 minutes drive.
DAY 4 – BUKITTINGGI – LEMBAH HARAU VALLEY Countryside Tour
Starting heading to Lembah Harau Valley. Coffee break at Panorama Tabek after one hour driving. Proceed driving down to Harau valley which takes around 90 minutes drive via Barulak and Situjuah village surrounded with its beautiful rice field landscape. Explore the waterfalls around Harau Valley. Lunch will be at thebottom of Harau Valley. And after lunch proceed driving around Harau valley countryside to see the hidden beauty of Harau Valley landscape. A splendid coffee break would be at ABDI Homestay with its awesome scenery. Later at noon, head back to Bukittinggi which is about 90 minutes drive.
DAY 5 – BUKITTINGGI CountrysideTour – RAFFLESIA FLOWER – COFFEE LUWAK
Drive for 30 minutes to Batang Palupuah Village to see Rafflesia Arnoldi flower in the jungle (IF blooming). Jungle walk itself might roughly take 90 minutes walk (the distance depends on where the flower is blooming). After the jungle walk, it would be nice to have a leisure break at a local house by having a cup of traditional organic Coffee Luwak. And proceed driving back to Bukittinggi, have lunch and back to your hotel. After that you might take your free time by doing things on your own interests, such as easy walking around the market and visit Jam Gadang (Clock Tower) Bukittinggi.
DAY 6 – BUKITTINGGI – PADANG AIRPORT
Start heading 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