7 days 6 nights Ideal Vacation PADANG – HARAU VALLEY – MANINJAU LAKE – BUKITTINGGI Tour Package
WEST SUMATRA Travel Vacation Package
Harau Valley – Maninjau Lake – Pagaruyuang Palace Batusangkar – Rafflesia Flower
- 2 nights Harau Valley
- 2 night Maninjau Lake
- 2 night Bukittinggi
TOUR CODE: LNE-WS-07-03
DAY 1 – PADANG AIRPORT – (LEMBAH) HARAU VALLEY
Either pick up from Padang Airport (Minangkabau International Airport) or your hotel in Padang (during mid day), the trip will proceed to Lembah Harau Valley straight away. Having a coffee break at Panorama Kiambang would be nice moment. Another coffee break at Panorama tabek Patah after two hours driving. And Proceed driving to Harau Valley around 60 minutes drive and later at noon check in homestay (Harau Valley).
DAY 2 – HARAU VALLEY Countryside walk or Jungle walk
Start walking day in the morning, either easy countryside walk or jungle walk. 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 3 – HARAU VALLEY – MANINJAU LAKE Countryside Tour
Start heading to Maninjau Lake. Visit Panorama Park after 90 Minutes drive to see the whole fascinating view of Sianok Canyon Bukittinggi. Lunch will be at Taruko resort located at the bottom of Sianok Canyon Bukittinggi. Continue driving to Puncak Lawang to see the fabulous view of Maninjau Lake and also possible to do the Flying Fox and Parachutting/paragliding which takes around 60 minutes drive via Sianok Canyon Countryside road. Proceed driving to Maninjau Lake beach via Kelok 44 (the hairpin road to Maninjau Lake) and check in ARLEN Homestay in the afternoon. Enjoy relaxing and swimming at the beach of Maninjau Lake on your own leisure.
DAY 4 – Easy lovely 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 5 – RELAX at MANINJAU LAKE – BUKITTINGGI
Relax, Chill out at the beach and enjoy swimming the warm water of Maninjau Lake. After having lunch, head back to Bukittinggi on the same 44 hairpin road. Coffee break at magnificent Panorama Sungai Landia after one hour drive. Proceed driving to Koto Gadang Village to see local people make traditional handmade silver. Proceed driving to Bukittinggi which takes around one hour drive. Check in hotel (Bukittinggi) later at noon. IF Rafflesia Arnoldi flower is blooming, it is also possible to see that).
DAY 6 – 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 90minutes drive.
DAY 7 – 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.