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  • Immerse yourself in Sumatran culture with village visits
  • Trek through tropical rainforest to see stunning nature
  • Discover waterfalls, hot springs, and rice terraces
The Sumatra Overland Adventure 8D/7N tour starts in Medan and ends in Padang. The Sumatra Overland Adventure 8D/7N is a Walking Tour that takes 8 days taking you from Medan to Padang and through other destinations in Indonesia.

Discover stunning Sumatra from East to West on this amazing road trip. Experience breathtaking nature, incredible culture, and enchanting cities and villages on this 8-day adventure.
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You will be picked up at the Kualanamu International Airport on Day 1. Tour Medan before transferring to Bukit Lawang. On Day 2 you will trek through the jungle to see incredible flora and fauna in Leuser National Park before transferring to Berastagi. On Day 3 drive and ferry to Samosir Island, stopping at sites of natural and cultural importance along the way. Explore the Batak Toba traditional villages of Samosir on Day 4. Travel to Sipirok on Day 5, stopping at plantations, hot springs, and traditional markets, and stunning rice terraces. Pass through rainforests and spice gardens before arriving in the charming town of Bukittinggi on Day 6. Discover local history and culture on Day 7 with a Minangkabau tour. End your adventure on Day 8 with a drop-off at the Padang airport, stoppng at a beautiful waterfall on the way.  
Today you will be picked up upon arrival at the Kualanamu International Airport. You will be privately transferred to central Medan for a short city tour featuring the Sultan Palace, Great Mosque, Chinese Temple before driving to Bukit Lawang, about 3 hours away. Along the way we will stop at rubber and palm oil plantations. Overnight in Bukit Lawang.
After breakfast we will embark on a jungle trek to explore the breathtaking nature of Leuser National Park. Keep your eyes peeled for the chance to see Orangutans in their own habitat, as well as other jungle critters such as Thomas leaf monkeys, long tailed macaques, gibbons, black gibbons and other kind of flora and fauna endemic to the tropical rainforest. After a 3-hour trek we will return to your Bukit Lawang accommodation for a short rest. Next we will drive 4.5 hours to Berastagi with a stop at Sembahe river. Upon arrival in Berastagi we will visit the fruit market and Gundaling Hill. Overnight in Berastagi.
After breakfast we will begin the drive to Parapat, stopping along the way to visit the Batak Karo traditional village at Dokan, Sipiso-piso Waterfall, Rumah Bolon, the old palace of Batak Simalungun Kings and Simarjarunjung to see the stunning view of Lake Toba. Upon arrival in Parapat we will catch a ferry to Samosir, an island inside an island, where we will overnight.
After breakfast, we will explore Samosir Island by car, visiting several Batak Toba traditional villages:

Ambarita : To see stone chairs and table the old meeting place of Siallagan 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

In the afternoon we will return to our accommodation for relaxation and overnight.
After breakfast we will ferry back to Parapat and drive to Sipirok, stopping along the way at pineapple, clove, and coffee plantations, a traditional market at Balige Sigur-gur, and the Sipoholon Hot Springs. Before arriving in Sipirok we will take a nature walk on the banks of the Sarulla river, where you can see stunning rice terraces. Overnight in Sipirok.
Leave Sipirok for Bukittinggi, passing by the tropical rainforests of Rimba Panti, where we will stop to see monkeys. Visit a pepper, vanilla, cardamom and cinnamon garden before crossing the equator line at Bonjol. We will arrive in the charming town of Bukittinggi in the afternoon. Enjoy some free time to rest and explore on your own. Overnight in Bukittinggi.
After breakfast we will drive to Batu Sangkar via Tabek Patah, making stops at Rao-Rao to visit a Minangkabau traditional village and to see traditional coffee milling. Next we will drive to Pagaruyung to visit the Palace of Minangkabau Kingdom, before returning to Bukittinggi via Padang Panjang, visiting the Pandai Sikat village to see Minangkabau traditional hand weaving and wood carving. Overnight in Bukittinggi.
After breakfast we will drive to Padang via the breathtaking Anay Valley, where we will make a stop at the Anay Waterfall. Upon arrival in Padang you will be transferred to the airport for your departing flight. We wish you safe travels!
what’s included
7 Nights Accommodation in 3 Hotels or Similar
  • 1N Bukit Lawang
  • 1N Berastagi
  • 2N Samosir
  • 1N Sipirok
  • 2N Bukittinggi
Meals
  • 7 Breakfasts
Transport
  • All Transfers in a Private AirConditioned Vehicle
Others
  • Medan Airport PickUp
  • Padang Airport DropOff
  • All Activities Included As Per Itinerary
  • Entrance Fees
  • EnglishSpeaking Guide Throughout Tour
what’s excluded
  • Camera Permit at Bukit Lawang
  • Other Meals/Drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips
  • Travel Insurance
Tour details
Duration 8 days
Tour Type Private Tour
guiding method Live guide/instructor
Guide Language English
Starts/Ends Medan, Indonesia/ Padang, Indonesia
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A deposit of 313 USD is required to confirm this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 89 days before departure. For any departures within 23 August 2019 full payment is required.

Travel Insurance

The Sumatra Overland Adventure 8D/7N tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.

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For this Sumatra Overland Adventure 8D/7N tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.

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