12-day tour Bukit Lawang to Tangkahan,Berastagi,Lake Toba,Bukit Tinggi and padang
A twelve-day, eleven-night exclusive overland tour around sumatra.
Pick-up from Medan airport or hotel and private transportation to accommodation in Bukit Lawang and stay overnight there.
After breakfast around 8am set up for 1 day trek,start to walk to the feeding platform and then continuing walk through the jungle and back in the afternoon to Bukit Lawang stay overnight there.
Early morning around 6:30am leave to Tangkahan (two-hour drive by car).after that start at 9am help elephant washing and then do elephant trekking for one hour.relaxing at the river and take a swim in the river and then to the hot spring.And in the afternoon back to Bukit Lawang stay overnight there.
Leave to Berastagi after breakfast,journey for 5-6 hours and stay overnight in Berastagi.
In the morning after breakfast set up for climbing the Sibayak volcano, (around 3 hours) after the climb you can also visit the hot springs if you like. On the way back to the accomodation, in the afternoon make a stop at the famous fruit market. In the afternoon get ready for journey to Lake Toba. During the journey you will stop at the waterfall Sipiso-piso, where you can enjoy a spectacular view from the top of the hill. Continue journey to Lake Toba, where you arrive at late afternoon, then cross to Samosir Island, where you stay overnight.
The following morning after breakfast get ready for tour around the Samosir island.
Visit the Ambarita village afterward visit Simanindo for to see Batak museum and Batak traditional dance performance at 10:30am,
after that visit another village to see sarong/ulos maker or Batak blanket ( hand made ).have lunch and back to the accommodation stay one more night in Lake Toba.
Early morning cross the lake to Prapat from where you depart to Padang Sidempuan(another town before Bukit Tinggi). Along the southern shores of lake Toba with its picturesque ricefields and huge Batak kings’ graves,give you an amazing impression travel through the Toba highlands. During the trip you will pass hot sulphur springs at Sipoholon in Tarutung, and then you continue driving until Padang Sidempuan, a city in the middle of Mandailing land. Overnight stay in Padang Sidempuan.
Route to Bukittinggi in the Minangkabau highlands brings you back through to the ridge Bukit Barisan Sumatra. It is an impressive tour where you drive through the wall of a tropical rain forest. On the way you pass the equator at Bonjol. In the afternoon we arrived in the town of Bukittinggi cool and charming.stay overnight in Bukit Tinggi.
In the morning after breakfast get ready journey to Lake Maninjau via the silver town of Kota Gadang, on the other side of the Karbouwengat.and if you the sportive hiker the one hour walk through the deep Karbouwengat to Kota Gadang is a good things to do! . From Kota Gadang you will be picked up by the car to go to the lake Maninjau, down to the lake via the road with forty four curves. The lake is clean and good for swimming. In the afternoon you drive back to Bukit Tinggi.
Stay overnight in Bukit Tinggi.
In the morning there was a tour of the former Fort de Kock, located at strategic points on a high mountain.and then visit the market and the famous ‘Karbouwengat’ that (Sianok canyon), an impressive canyon beside the city. Around the middle of the day you went to the Palace Pagaruyung in Minangkabau where you’ll see the various aspects of the Minangkabau society.afterward go to Harau nature reserve, famous for its huge rock formations and delightful butterflies.Overnight in Harau valley.
Today after breakfast you drive to Padang. In your journey through Batusanggkar where you will see historic stone inscriptions in Hindu-Indian language of Sanskrit. Next you continue to Padang via the beautiful Anai valley with the Anai waterfall. On arrival tour around the city of Padang. stay overnight in Padang.
Private transport to airport,end of your tour in Sumatra
Price : 1000 euro/person
Price : 800 euro/person
Price : 700 euro/person
Based on 2 persons
Package tour includes:
private transportation between Medan – Bukit Lawang – Tangkahan – Lake Toba – Padang Sidempuan- Bukit Tinggi- Padang.with comfortable bus with air conditioner.
three night accommodation in Bukit Lawang with breakfast.
one night accommodation in Berastagi with breakfast.
two nights accommodation in Lake Toba with breakfast.
one night accommodation in Padang sidempuan with breakfast.
two night accommodation in Bukit Tinggi with breakfast.
one night accommodation in Harau valley with breakfast.
two night accommodation in Padang with breakfast.
permits and fully licensed guides,
Tour guide fee,entrance fee.
camera tax (50,000 IDR / camera
tour to the village and the Bat cave in Bukit Lawang (depending of the time your arrival in Bukit lawang)
two-day trek in Bukit Lawang (for the itinerary see trek column)
food and water during trekking.
tour around Samosir island in Lake Toba(ferry ticket,entrancee fee etc)
tour around Bukit Tinggi.
tour around Padang.
the driver, his meals and overnight accommodation costs.
Porter to carry your luggage from bus station to the accommodation.
Package excludes: Flight, visa and insurance.
Note : No elephant trek on Friday.
We can arrange a taylor made package according to the length of your stay, or you can build your own itinerary.