Sumatra Overland: Sample Package Tour
TOUR CODE : IGA – 427
DAY 01: AIRPORT / MEDAN – HOTEL (Le Polonia Hotel /Emerald Garden Hotel / Similar)
Upon arrival at Kualanamu International Airport transfer to hotel and afternoon free at own leisure.
DAY 02: MEDAN – BUKIT LAWANG (Bukit Lawang Cottages / Rindu Alam Hotel) (B)
After breakfast city tour by visiting great Mosque, Sultan Palace and Chinese temple, then drive to Bukit Lawang, on the way stop at Palm oil and rubber plantation, upon arrival at Bukit Lawang check in to hotel.
DAY 03: BUKIT LAWANG – JUNGLE TRACKING / VISIT ORANG UTAN (B)
After breakfast walking to the jungle to start a jungle tracking to explore the nature of Leuser National park with their flora and fauna, the possibility to see Orang Utan on their own habitat and other kind of animal such as Thomas leaf monkeys, long tail macaque, gibbon, black gibbon and other kind of flora and fauna of tropical rain forest. This tracking will take about 03 hours, after tracking return to hotel.
Afternoon free at own leisure to enjoy the nature of Bukit Lawang where you can also walking to the village around the hotel.
DAY 04: BUKIT LAWANG – BRASTAGI (Sinabung Hills/Sibayak Int Htl/Grand Mutiara Hotel) (B)
After breakfast drive drive to Brastagi via Sembahe and Sibolangit, arrival in Brastagi visiting Lumbhini park with its duplicate of Shwedagon temple and then visit fruit market, afternoon check in to hotel.
DAY 05: BRASTAGI – SAMOSIR (Toledo Inn / Tabo Cottages / Samosir Villa) (B)
After breakfast drive to Parapat on the way visit Batak Karo traditional village at Dokan, Sipiso-piso waterfall, Rumah Bolan ( Long House ) the old palace of Batak Simalungun Kings and Simarjarunjung to see the view of Lake Toba, upon arrival at Parapat crossing to Samosir Island by ferry boat arrival at Samosir check in to hotel.
DAY 06: SAMOSIR EXCURSION (B)
After breakfast excursion on Samosir Island by car, visiting several Batak Toba traditional villages:
– Ambarita : To see stone chairs and table the old meeting place of Sialagan Kings.
– Simanindo : To see Batak Toba traditional dance and museum.
– Pangururan : To see the view of Lake Toba and Hot springs water.
– Tomok : To see the old tomb of Sidabutar Kings
along On this trip also possible to stop at school to see the activities of young children in the school, visiting the village where the people make traditional hand weaving.+ stop also at scenic places like the graves! Afternoon return back to hotel
DAY 07: SAMOSIR – SIPIROK (Tor Sibohi Hotel) (B)
After breakfast crossing back to Parapat and arrival at Parapat drive to Sipirok, on the way stop at Pineapple, clove, and coffee plantation and visiting traditional market at Balige Sigur-gur and Sipoholon Hot Springs. Before arrival at Sipirok the day enjoy the nature by walking at the bank of Sarulla river, the rice terrace and arrival at Sipirok check in to hotel.
DAY 08: SIPIROK – BUKITTINGGI ( Royal Denai Hotel / Pusako Hotel) (B)
Leave Sipirok for Bukittinggi by passing rain tropical forest of Rimba Panti and stop will be made to see the attraction of monkey picking up the coconut. Visit pepper, vanilla, cardamon and cinnamon garden, and crossing the equator line at Bonjol, afternoon arrival at Bukittinggi the charming towns of Minangkabau directly check in to hotel.
DAY 09: BUKITTINGGI – MINANGKABAU TOUR (B)
After breakfast drive to Batusangkar via Tabek Patah, on the way stop at Rao-Rao to visit Minangkabau traditional village and stop to see traditional coffee milling, arrival at Batusangkar drive to Pagaruyung to visit the Palace of Minangkabau Kingdom, afternoon return to Bukittinggi via Padang Panjang and visit Pandai Sikat village to see Minangkabau traditional hand weaving and wood carving.
DAY 10: BUKITTINGGI – KERINCI SEBLAT / KERSIK TUO (Subandi / Paiman Guest House) (B)
After breakfast drive to Sungai Penuh via Muara labuh and stop at Lake Diatas and Lake Dibawah and passing several MinangKabau Village. On the way visit Telun Berasap Waterfall and passing tea plantation ao Kayu Aro and arrival at Sei Penuh , the area of Kerinci Seblat National Park check in to hotel and dinner.
DAY 11: LAKE GUNUNG TUJUH TREKKING (B,L)
After breakfast, transfer by bus to Lake Mount seven National Park for about 1 hours. Lake Danau Tujuh is a huge-mysterious lake on 1.995 m above sea level and surrounded by primary rainforest and 7 hills. Lunch will be served on the side of the lake. The pristine area around the lake is known as the habitat of Sumatran Tigers, Sumatran Elephants, Primates, endemic birds of Sumatra as well as research area for the “small man” who live in the jungle around the lake. Most of the day is spent by trekking and explore the surrounding in search for animals, birds and exotic plants. Dinner and overnight at guest house.
DAY 12: KERINCI SEBLAT – ENJOYING THE ATMOSPHERE (B)
After breakfast and easy day to enjoy the atmosphere around the area of Kerinci Seblat National park, tour can be made to Kayu Aro Tea plantation, explore the river around and witness the activities of local people.
DAY 13: KERINCI SEBLAT – PADANG (The Axana Hotel / Rocky Plaza Hotel) (B)
After breakfast visiting Semurup Hot Spring, Old Historical Mosque with its Giant Drum and Lake Kerinci, then drive to Padang via Painan, on the way stop at Bungus Beach arrival in Padang check in to hotel.
DAY 14: HOTEL- AIRPORT (B)
After breakfast Free at own leisure until time transfer to Airport.
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