DAY 01: ARRIVAL MEDAN – CITY TOUR

Arrive at Kuala Namu Internationmedan-city-toural Airport. Welcome by our driver / tour guide (for group booking) then transfer to Medan for a city tour by visiting remaining Malay, Chinese and Dutch colonial architecture buildings like; Maimoon Palace the palace of the Sultan of Deli which was built in 1888 and the Great Mosque. Check In hotel.

Hotel: Hotel Grand Serela 4* / Hotel Emerald Garden 4* / Swiss Belinn 3* / Grand Impression 3* in Medan

 

 

 

DAY 02: MEDAN – BRASTAGI HIGHLAND (B)

Breakfast at hotel, depart to Brastagi hlumbiniighland via Sembahe village. On the way you will stop at Shwedagon pagoda Replica at Taman Alam Lumbini. Brastagi is the mountain resort where you can visit Gundaling hill to see the two active volcanoes in Brastagi: Sibayak (2.172 m) and Sinabung (2.417 m). Then visit fruits market which has many fruit, vegetables and flowers.  Check in hotel.

Hotel: Mikie Holidays Resort 4* / Sinabung Hill Resort 4* / Grand Mutiara 4* in Brastagi

 

 

 

DAY 03: BRASTAGI – PARAPAT – SAMOSIR ISLAND (B)

lake toba update 5Breakfast at hotel, drive to Lake Toba via mountain resort with it’s refreshing weather and magnificent scenery which has an abundance of flowers, vegetables and fruits. Enroute stop at Sipiso-Piso waterfall to see the magnificent 110 metres and an extraordinary view of Lake Toba from the north side. Next stop is the ancient King’s Palace of Batak Simalungun / Rumah Bolon and Simarjarunjung to enjoy ginger tea and fried bananas (own personal expenses). Arrive at Parapat, a town on the shore of Serene Lake Toba where you cross over the lake Toba by ferry to Samosir island. The car goes with you. Check in hotel. 2 overnight stay on Samosir island

Hotel: Tabo Cottages / Toba Village Inn / Toledo Inn / Carolina Cottages on Samosir island

 

 

 

DAY 04: SAMOSIR ISLAND TOUR (B)

simanindo-danceAfter breakfast at hotel, it’s time to explore this magnificent island by visitng Tomok Village to see the ancient tomb of king Sidabutar, then visit Ambarita village to see the famous stone chairs & execution place of King Siallagan. The last visit is Simanindo to enjoy the Bataks traditional ritual dances of the Bataks Tribe. The rest is your own program, you can take a beautiful walk or ride a bicycle (optional) or take a rest in hotel.

Hotel: Tabo Cottages / Toba Village Inn / Toledo Inn / Carolina Cottages on Samosir island

 

 

 

 

DAY 05 : SAMOSIR ISLAND – PARAPAT – PADANG SIDEMPUAN (B)

sipoholon-600x330Breakfast at hotel. Then you cross back to Parapat where you depart for Padang Sidempuan. You will drive along the southern shores of lake Toba with its rice fields and Batak kings’ graves through the Toba highlands. Stop at Coffee, Clove, and pineapple plantation and Sipoholon Hot springs. You may also stop at the bank of Sarulla river near the nice view of rice terrace where you can do short walk. Early in the evening arrive in Padang Sidempuan. Check in hotel.

Hotel: Mega Permata (the best one)

 

 

 

DAY 06 : PADANG SIDEMPUAN – BUKITTINGGI MINANGKABAU HIGH LAND (B)

bukittinggiBreakfast at hotel leave Padang Sidempuan for Bukittinggi the Minangkabau highlands brings you again right through the Bukit Barisan mountain ridge of Sumatra. It is an impressive tour in which you drive through a wall of tropical rain forest. On the way you will stop at Sihepeng to see the attraction of mongkey picking up the coconut and pepper, vanilla, cardamom and cinnamon garden. Then passing rain tropical forest of Rimba Panti and crossing equator line at Bonjol. In the evening arrive at Bukittinggi the charming town of Minangkabau tribe. check in to hotel.

Hotel: Novotel The Hills 4* / Grand Rocky 4* / Hotel Denai 3* in Bukittinggi

 

 

 

DAY 07: BUKITTINGGI – MANINJAU EXCURSIONS (B)

maninjauAfter breakfast you drive to Maninjau, on the way stop at Koto Gadang village to see traditional silver work. From there by the car for departure to the mysterious lake Maninjau, descending to the lake via the road with forty four curves. The lake is clean and still and excellent for swimming. In the afternoon you drive back to Bukittinggi.

Hotel: Novotel The Hills 4* / Grand Rocky 4* / Hotel Denai 3* in Bukittinggi

 

 

 

 

DAY 08: BUKITTINGGI – MINANGKABAU EXCURSIONS – HARAU (B)

After Breakfast, dripagaruyungve to Batusangkar through Tabek Patah, on the way stop at Rao rao to see the Minangkabau Traditional Village including see the  traditional coffee miling. Arrived to Batu Sangkar with historic rock inscriptions in Hindu-Indian Sanscrit language. Drive to Pagaruyung to see the duplicate palace of Minangkabau Kingdom. Afternoon drive through Padang Panjang and visit the traditional hand weaving and wood carving at Pandai Sikat Village. Late afternoon drive to Payakumbuh and Our next destination is the Harau nature reserve, famous for its huge rock formations, delightful butterflies, rice field terrace, traditional village. Overnight stay in Harau

Hotel: Abdi Homestay (simple lodge which location surrounded by rice fields and cliffs are awesome)

 

 

DAY 09 : HARAU – PADANG (B)

lembah-harauBreakfast at hotel. Free program in Harau. You can do a walking around Harau valley countryside to see the hidden beauty of Harau valley landscape or trekking (optional).  Hereafter continue drive to Padang via the beautiful Anai valley with the Anai waterfall. Arrive in Padang, check in hotel.

Hotel : Pangeran Beach 4* / Grand Zuri 4* in Padang

 

 

DAY 10 : PADANG – DEPARTURE (B)

PadangBreakfast at hotel. In the morning is free program until you will be fetched and transferred to the airport to catch you flight to next destination. Tour Ends.

 

 

 

 

 

Tour Included

  • Transportation in comfortable air conditioned Deluxe car/midi bus/bus incl. fuel as per itinerary
  • 9 overnights accommodation in above hotels mentioned based on TWN/DBL/TRIPLE
  • Daily breakfast
  • Driver, his meals and accommodation costs
  • Entrance and parking fees as per program above
  • Tour Guide (English/French/Spanish/German/Dutch speaking guide) for group of 10 persons – up or depends on demand
  • Return ferry cost Parapat – Samosir island
  • Daily Mineral water

 

Tour Not included

  • Personal expenses such as: Lunch & Dinner (under 10 persons), soft drinks, snacks, souvenirs, laundry, minibar, telephone, etc.
  • Air tickets & airport tax
  • Donations and tipping driver/tour guide
  • Insurance
  • Tour Guide / Local Guide (under 10 persons)
  • Hotel surcharge on public holiday (if any)
  • Any optional program

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