Discover Sumatra Island

Duration:
21 Days/ 20 Nights
Transport:
Plane, Boat, Taxi
Tour Type:
Explore Tour
Group size:
Min 2 Max 15
Location:

$2,386.00

Discover Sumatra Island, Medan, Padang, Bengkulu, Palembang is to explore several Sumatra city by overland trips and learning the cultures and tradition.

Departure:

Accompanied service

Meals English Speaking Guide 20 Nights of Accommodation Airport Transfer

Description

Discover Sumatra Island, Medan, Padang, Bengkulu, Palembang is to explore several Sumatra city by overland trips and learning the cultures and tradition.

Need a unique experience how to Discover Sumatra? Need to know closely Sumatra nature and culture? one of the good option is following the itinerary 21 days as recommended below. The trips start in North Sumatra, Medan through an exotic of Padang city and ended in South Sumatra, Palembang airport. we will take you to the best destination route and passing most exciting nature, wildlife and culture in Sumatra island. Sumatra is one of the biggest island in Indonesia after Kalimantan(formerly Borneo). Sumatra and Java is used to be joint together before 1883 then after big huge volcano eruption on year 1883, these two islands is split by two islands: Java and Sumatra and its split by the Krakatau strait. By discovering most Sumatra island and visiting Medan, Bukit Lawang, Samosir, Brastagi, Sipirok, Minangkabau Bukittinggi, Bangko, Kubu Primitive Tribe, Lubuk Linggau, Bengkulu, Lahat, Palembang and Musi River, you will experience most of the islands especially its guided by local people that knows better their own land.

Highlights of Discover Sumatra Island: Lake Toba, Samosir island, Orangutan Bukit Lawang, Minangkabau cultures, Kubu primitive tribe, Raflesia flower, Musi River and much more unexpected experience during your Discover Sumatra trip. You will be accompanied by an experience local guide and excellent driver.

ITINERARY

Discover Sumatra Island: Medan, Padang, Bengkulu, Palembang

21 Days / 20 Nights
Start/Finish: Kuala Namu Medan Airport/Pelembang Airport
Tour Code: KNLR-KNO-DS-21D
Grade: Easy – Moderate – some Strenuous
Departure: you may arrange your own date.

 

Day 01: Medan Airport – Hotel

Upon arrival at Kuala Namu Medan Airport then transfer to hotel.

Meals: None
Accommodation: Grand Angkasa / Tiara / Best Western Asean Hotel

Day 02: Medan City Tour

After breakfast city tour visiting Sultan Palace, Grand Mosque, Chinese temple, Kesawan area (The old center of Medan town). Free program at your own leisure or you may have an optional tradiitonal massage. Dinner personal account.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Grand Angkasa / Tiara / Best Western Asean Hotel

Day 03: Medan – Bukit Lawang

After breakfast drive to Bohorok on the way stop at Plam oil and rubber plantation, upon arrival at Bohorok check in to hotel. Free program at your own leisure. Dinner personal account.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Bukit Lawang Cottage / Rindu Alam

Day 04: Discover Sumatra Orangutan – Bukit Lawang

After breakfast walking to the jungle to see the Orang Utan by crossing the river with traditional canoe and then tracking to the feeding site to see the Orang Utan on their feeding time. After feeding time, jungle track for two hour in the jungle. Back to hotel and relaxing. Dinner personal account.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Bukit Lawang Cottage / Rindu Alam

Day 05: Bukit Lawang – Brastagi Sumatra

After breakfast drive to Brastagi with stop at Sembahe river and Sukulikap waterfall and visit Batak Karo traditional village at Peceren, and fruit market, afternoon check in to hotel. Dinner personal account.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Grand Mutiara Hotel / Similar

 

Day 06: Brastagi – Discover Samosir Island Sumatra

After breakfast driver to Parapat via Japanese road with stop at Sipiso-piso waterfall, visit Rumah Bolon ( Long house ) the old palace of Batak Simalungun Kings and then continue the trip via nostalgia road to Pematang Siantar with passing tea plantation, arrival at Parapat crossing to Samosir Island by ferry boat and arrival at Samosir check in to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Silintong Hotel / Toledo Inn / Pandu Lake Side

Day 07: Samosir Island Tour

After breakfast you will have a choice for excursion on Samosir Island by Motor Bike or Car, the trip will visit to :
– Ambarita Village to see stone chair and table stone the execution and meeting place of Sialagan Kings.
– Simanindo to see Batak Toba traditional dance (Sigale-gale dance) and visit Batak Museum.
– Pangururan : To see hot water springs and nice view of Lake Toba.
– Tomok : To see the old grave of Sidabutar Kings.
During the excursion on Samosir island will see several Batak Toba village with the daily activities of local people.
After noon return back to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Silintong Hotel / Toledo Inn / Pandu Lake Side

Day 08: Samosir – Doscever Sumatra Orangutan Sipirok

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 to see the last view of Lake Toba and Sipoholon Hot Springs. Before arrival at Sipirok,enjoy the nature by walking at the bank of Sarulla river and passing fantastic view with rice terrace and jungle. Arrival at Sipirok check in to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Tor Sibohi Hotel

Day 09: Sipiriok – Bukittinggi Overland

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. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Pusako / Royal Denai Hotel

 

Day 10: Discover Minangkabau Bukittinggi

After breakfast drive to Batusangkar via Pandai Sikat to see traditional hand weaving and wood carving, take a nice route via the village of Koto Baru with a nice view to the rice field and Singkarak Lake, on this day you will see the daily life of Minangkabau people daily life, arrival at Batusangkar drive to Pagaruyung to see duplicate of the Palace of Minangkabau Kingdom at Pagaruyung, afternoon drive back to Bukittinggi via Tabek Patah, on the way visit Minangkabau traditional village at Rao-Rao and traditional coffee milling with traditional weals water power.
Arrival at Bukittinggi back to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Pusako / Royal Denai Hotel

Day 11: Bukittinggi City Tour – Cooking Lesson of Minang Food

After breakfast city tour visiting Sianok canyon with its Japanese tunnel, fort De Kock, Museum, market with its Jam Gadang ” Big Ben Tower”. Then shopping for preparation of cooking lesson where you will experience what to buy and how is the transaction made at traditional market. After all of the material for cooking complete you will take to local people house where you will teach and experience how to cook Indonesia food and special Minangkabau traditional food. Dinner will provide at local people house with the all cooked during the lesson. Meals:

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Pusako / Royal Denai Hotel

Day 12: Bukittinggi – Bangko

After breakfast drive to Bangko, on the way passing Lake Singkarak, Sungai Dareh river, rain tropical forest and town of Muara Bungo. Arrival at Bangko check in to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Permata Hotel

 

Day 13: Discover Kubu Primitive Tribe

After breakfast drive to Bukit Dua Belas national park for about two hours drive and than tracking to the jungle to get in touch with the primitive Kubu Tribe, you will experience how is the primitive Kubu people living nomanden in the jungle, learn their food from the wild jungle such as hunting the animals, collect fruits from the jungle or fishing from the river. Afternoon return back to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Permata Hotel

Day 14: Bangko – Lubuk Linggau

After breakfast drive to Lubuk Linggau via Surolangun, on the way stop at Surolangun river, witness the daily life of local people in their village, and visit traditional market, arrival at Lubuk Linggau check in to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Royal / Lintas Hotel

Day 15: Lubuk Linggau – Bengkulu

After breakfast depart to Bengkulu, on the way visit curup village with it fresh weather and stop will be made in the jungle to see Raflesia Flower ( It is only possible when the flower blooming). Afternoon arrival at Bengkulu check in to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Grage Horison Hotel

Day 16: Bengkulu Tour

After breakfast city tour in Bengkulu visit the old Marlborough Fort, Panjang and Nala Beach, Soekarno House, market,museum, afternoon return back to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Grage Horison Hotel

Day 17: Bengkulu – Lahat

After breakfast leave Bengkulu for Lahat, on the way will visit Pagar Alam area , on the way stop at several traditional market, villages and plantation, arrival at Pagar Alam explore several megalith stones and nice view of Dempo mountain with its tea plantation and then drive to Lahat, arrival at lahat check in to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Cendrawasih / Selero Hotel

Day 18: Lahat – Palembang, South Sumatra

After breakfast drive to Palembang, on the way visit Bukit Selero where you will see the elephant training camp, it is also possible to experience Elephant riding to the river ( Optional), another stop will be made at Muara Enim and Prabumulih, where the area of the oil mining in South Sumatra ( The exploration of the oil already starting during dutch time). Afternoon arrival at Palembang check in to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Swarnadwipa Hotel

Day 19: Palembang Tour

After breakfast city tour in Palembang, visiting Ampera bridge ( Al long brigde at Musi river, Sultan Mahmud Badarudin Museum, “Rumah Bari” (Palembang traditional house) and market.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Swarnadwipa Hotel

Day 20: Musi River Excursion Tour

After breakfast by traditional motor boat tour excursion on Musi River where will see floating house and visit Kemaro Island, afternoon return to hotel.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Swarnadwipa Hotel

Day 21: Departure

After breakfast free at own leisure until time transfer to Airport.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: None

INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS

Discover Sumatra Costs Inclusion:

  • Accommodation based on Twin sharing
  • Private car equipped with Air conditioned
  • Breakfast and Lunch
  • Cooking lesson with dinner in Bukittinggi
  • All tours activity during the program
  • Transfer in/out from/to Airport
  • All Entrance fee
  • English Speaking Tour Guide

Price Exclusion:

  • Air fare
  • Dinner
  • Insurance
  • Tipping for driver and guide
  • All personal gratuities

TERMS & CONDITIONS

TOUR BOOKING PROCESS:
1.By sending Book Now, you agreed cost/prices as stated in the web page and trip itinerary.
2.When we get your booking confirmation through Book Now email, we will send you the official invoice as agreed.
3.Please send us detail date you would like have, advice us each name of you as shown in your passport and the number of partners in your booking email.
4.We have right to cancel the reservation with or without notice when it over from the limit booking time.
5.Limit booking is a week after you have received the invoice IF we don’t receive the initial deposit as agreed.
6.Details what does included or excluded in prices, see the Cost Inclusion and Price Exclusion section in the itinerary.

TOURS PAYMENT:
1.When the confirmation is sent, we require deposit payment 35% from total land cost for guaranty booking(No Refund)
2.Balance of payment could should be made at least 2 weeks before departure date.
3.Payment could be made through PayPal will be apply additional surcharge 5% for the amount will be transferred.

FORCE MAJOUR ( For flight Cancel and delay – most cases fly into remote areas in Indonesia ) :
Tour Packages excludes expenses incurred due to causes beyond our control (force majeur) and expenses also causes to flight cancellations & delays are not covered by www.adventuretourtravelindonesia.com. we will assist in the rescheduling of all flights & organizing suitable accommodations transport and meals etc… but ALL costs are to be covered by yourself if these circumstances occur.

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