20 Days / 19 Nights
Medan - Padang and Palembang Adventurer - Tours Expedition from North to South
Arrival in Medan, We will pick up you from the airport. Overnight in our
Guesthouse, situated just 10 minutes from Medan Airport. Take rest for a while
after the long journey, and afterward go to down town for city tour to visit
Sultan Palace of Old Malay Deli kingdom, Maimoon, Grand mosque Al Mashum and
Buddhist Temple, etc.
Medan - Brastagi - a highland resort with its refreshing weather and magnificent
mountain scenery, through some part of the lush tropical rain forest of Sumatra.
Reaching Brastagi, visit Peceren – a Batak Karo village with a number of
traditional houses that are still being used in where eight families living
together in every house. Then visit the fruit market of Brastagi.
Brastagi – Parapat - Samosir
Trip then continues to Samosir Island, with a stop at Lingga village, to look at
the heritage of Karoness people’s culture. Also stop at the Waterfall and
Simalungun Kings house.
The Trip starts to observe the cultural of Batak Toba society, and also enjoy
the inheritance object of Batak ancestor e.g. The Tomb of King Sidabutar. Stone
chair, Batak Dance and etc.
Lake Toba - own program. Today you can take nice walks or have a swim in the
Samosir – Parapat – Padang Sidempuan, Cross-backs the lake to reach Parapat.
Continued to Jangga Dolok to see traditional Batak village. Proceed to visit
pineapple farm. Stop at Balige with its richly ornament market building. Then to
visit hotspring in Sipoholon. Continue journey to Padang Sidempuan through
Tarutung. Stop at incense trees. Enjoy the scenic view of mountains along the
Padang Sidempuan - Bukittinggi. The route to Bukittinggi in the Minangkabau
highlands brings you again right through the Bukit Barisan Mountain.It is an
impressive tour in which you drive through a wall of tropical rain forest. On
route you will pass the equator at a place called Bonjol. In the afternoon we
arrive in the cool and pleasant town of Bukittinggi.
Bukittinggi - city tour and excursion to Pagaruyung.In the morning city tour
taking in 'Fort De Kock', the museum, the market and the 'Karbouwengat'. The
former Fort De Kock lies on a strategic point with an excellent view of the
Surrounding Mountains. Next you can visit the Minangkabau Palace also watching
some the inheritance of Minangkabau is held at Bukit tinggi.
Bukittinggi - Maninjau. Today you proceed to Maninjau via the silver village of
Kota Gadang on the other side of the Karbouwengat. For the sportive hiker the
one-hour walks through the deep Karbouwengat to Kota Gadang. From Kota Gadang
the car for departure will pick you up to the mysterious lake Maninjau,
descending to the lake via the road with 44 curves. The lake is clean and still
and excellent for swimming.
Maninjau your own program. Today you can take nice walks or have a swim in the
Maninjau – Kersik Tuo, Today you go to Kerinci via Solok with beautiful panorama
of Twin Lake, and tea plantation. Overnight at simple accommodation at Kersik
Day 12 – 13.
KERINCI NATIONAL PARK Jungle Trek. After breakfast, trekking for about 3 hours
through the beautiful tropical rainforest accompanied by the concert of birds
and gibbons. Lake “Danau” Tujuh is a huge, mysterious lake at 1.996 m above sea
level and surrounded by primary rainforest and 7 hills. Lunch will be served
beside the lake. The pristine area around the lake is the habitat of Sumatra
Tigers, Sumatra Elephants, Primates, and endemic birds of Sumatra. It is also
the area where there have been many reports of an unidentified primate and the
search continues for this “orang Kate” small man of the jungle. Most of the day
is spent trekking and exploring the surrounding in search for animals, birds and
exotic plants. Dinner and overnight in tents, Simple meals prepared by our own
Sungai penuh – Bangko, Today you proceed to Bangko It is an impressive tour
during which you drive through a wall of tropical rain forest. In the afternoon
you arrive at Bangko
Bangko - Explore the KUBU TRIBE, After breakfast drive to the area of Kubu
primitive tribe and then trekking to the jungle to see the Kubu’s and here we
can see how the Kubu tribe daily activity and see their tradition, art and
Bangko – Pagar Alam, After breakfast drive to pagar Alam via Lubuk Linggau and
stop at several plantations for rubber, palm oil, rice field and village,
Arrival at Pagar Alam.
Pagar Alam – Danau Ranau (Lake Ranau). After Breakfast explore the megalith
stone at Tegur wangi and Belumai as well enjoying the fresh weather of Pagar
Alam with its tea plantation and then drive to Lake Ranau for overnight.
Danau Ranau, Today is free at own leisure to enjoy the lake, walking to the
village around the lake.
Danau Ranau - Palembang. Leave Danau Ranau for Palembang with stop at several
interesting place, in the afternoon arrival at Palembang.
Palembang transfer to Airport for your next destination.
PRICE: On Request (please advice us the number of the participants)
• Overnight accommodation in good medium hotels in 2 person rooms
• Breakfast daily and meals in the Jungle.
• Transport in comfortable air-conditioned minibus or bus
• The driver, his meals and overnight accommodation costs
• Cost of the ferry Parapat - Samosir and vice versa
• Local ranger and Porter
• Expenditure of a personal nature, such as drinks,
• souvenirs, tipping, laundry etc.
Accommodation - Places To Stay - in
- South Sumatra
Hotel Aston Palembang****
Hotel Novotel Palembang****
Hotel Swarna Dwipa***
Hotel Royal Asia*
Hotel Le Paradise**
Hotel Puri Indah*
Accommodation - Places To Stay - in
Batu Raja - Lahat - Musi Waras
- South Sumatra
Hotel Lintas Sumatra