Day 1: Arrive in Sumatra
Upon arrival at Kuala Namu Airport of Medan in North Sumatra we visit the Great Mosque and a Chinese Temple.
Day 2: Sumatra
Drive to Bukit Lawang with endless view of rubber, palm oil and cocoa plantations throughout the journey. In the afternoon we walk into the jungle area close to our hotel to see Orangutan feeding.
Day 3: Sumatra
After breakfast, we continue the trip to Brastagi with stops at Sembahe River and Sikulikap waterfall, as well as a visit to Batak Karo traditional village and fruit market.
Day 4: Samosir Island
We continue our journey to Samosir Island. Stops will be made at Dokan village, a traditional Karo Bataks village, Sipiso-piso waterfall and at a Long House, home to Simalungun Bataks.
Day 5: Touring the Villages
Explore the beauty and cultural aspects of Batak, visiting Ambarita village to see the stone chairs, tables and court yard of Siallagan’s clan.
Day 6: Parapat
Cross back to Parapat and drive up to Sipirok to admire views of marching mountains “Bukit Barisan”. On the way stop at Jangga Dolok; a typical Batak Toba village.
Day 7: Cross the Equator
Stop to see Sijornih waterfall, Sihepeng Botanical Garden, a Moslem school, take part in gold seeking (activity subject to availability), and Bonjol where a monument marks the equator.
Day 8: Visit a Dutch Fort
City tour to visit the clock tower Jam Gadang, Pasar Atas, a Dutch fort called De Kock, Sianok valley and Pandai Sikat, a village famous for its “Songket“ – hand woven cloth.
Day 9: Jakarta
Fly to Jakarta and enjoy a welcome dinner at your hotel.