8D/7N SUMATRA OVERLAND TOUR
Day 1 : Medan – Berastagi (-/L/D), o/nt. Berastagi Cottages or similar
Arrive at Medan airport, meet and greet then start city tour of Medan visit Maria Annai Velangkani, a Catholic church with unique Indian characteristc, Maimun Palace of Old Deli Kingdom and Chinese Temple. Depart for a two-hour drive to Berastagi, a highland resort with its refreshing weather and magnificent mountain scenery, through some part of the lush tropical rain forest of Sumatera. Reaching Berastagi, visit the fruit market of Berastagi. Check in hotel.
Day 2 : Berastagi – Parapat – Samosir Island (B/L/D), o/nt. Sopo Toba or Toledo Inn
Depart for Parapat – a famous lake resort lies on the east shore of Lake Toba. See the slender Sipiso-piso Waterfall drops into the northern tip shore of Lake Toba from hundred meter height. Visit the ancient King’s Palace of Simalungun at Pematang Purba. Proceed to Parapat through the fertile vegetable and fruit farms, pine tree forest and spectacular view of Lake Toba along most part of the journey. Arrive in Parapat. After lunch, leave for Samosir - a huge island in the middle of Lake Toba. It takes 45 minutes to get to the island by boat. Arrive in Samosir, check in hotel.
Day 3 : Samosir Island Tour (B/L/D), o/nt. Sopo Toba or Toledo Inn
Samosir Island tour by boat. Visit the Tomb of King Sidabutar and Batak Toba Village at Tomok. Then to Ambarita, a traditional village with ancient megalithic furniture in front of the traditional house and the Village of Simanindo to watch folkdance perfomance of Batak Toba people. Also visit the tiny lovely Tao Island. Afternoon return to hotel for overnight.
Day 4 : Parapat – Padang Sidempuan / Panyabungan (B/L/D), o/nt. Natama or Paya Loting Hotel
Leave for Padang Sidempuan / Panyabungan. Visit Lumban Binanga Village, the small town Balige with its richly ornamented market building, winding along the road from Tarutung. Continue journey to Padang Sidempuan / Panyabungan for stopover night. Check in hotel.
Day 5 : Panyabungan – Bukittinggi (B/L/D), o/nt. The Hills or Pusako Hotel or similar
The journey today is rather long but worthwhile. It exhibits the inner part of Sumatera. The scenery of mountains, rivers, valleys and traditional villages will relieve you from your weariness. The Equator Monument should nonetheless be remarkable in your personal record. Then proceed to the most charming town, the heart of Minangkabau Highland, and the center of matrilineal society of Sumatera, Bukittinggi. Arrive in Bukittinggi in the late afternoon. Transferred to hotel.
Day 6 : Bukittinggi Tour (B/L/D), o/nt. The Hills or Pusako Hotel or similar
Fullday tour to explore the beauty and the cultural aspects of Minangkabau Highland. See the landmark of Bukittinggi – Jam Gadang (Clock Tower), the uniqueness of the local market, museum, Ngarai Sianok – a grand valley, Koto Gadang which is renown for its silver works and hand embroidery. Return to hotel for rest and overnight.
Day 7 : Bukittinggi – Tour (B/L/D), o/nt. The Hills or Pusako Hotel or similar
Travel to Embun Pagi Viewpoint to view the beautiful scenery of Lake Maninjau. Then drive to Harau valley, a natural giant rock formation. Afternoon return to hotel for overnight.
Day 8 : Bukittinggi - Padang airport / Departure (B/-/-)
Drive 3 hours through the beautiful countryside of Anai Valley to Padang airport for your next destination.
End of tour.
For 8D/7N MEDAN - PADANG OVERLAND TOUR we open the options of staying 3 nites in Bukittinggi or 2 nites Bukittinggi and 1 nite Padang depends on the dept flight.
Inclusive of :
ü Tours and transfers as specified in the itinerary.
ü Accommodation on sharing basis.
ü Meals as indicated in the itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner )
ü Meeting service, donation, entrance fee and parking.
ü English Speaking Guide.
û Air ticket.
û Visa Fee.
û Meals which is not mentioned in itinerary.
We act only in the capacity of the agent, while every possible care in making the tour arrangements will not hold any responsibility for injuries, damages, losses, accident , delays. additional cost and irregularities which may caused whether by willful or negligent acts n the part of companies or individuals, providing or engage in transportation, accommodation and other services concerned with the tour, or through natural catastrophes, labour disputes and other factors beyond the warrant of us and our correspondence office handling locally. We reserve the right to modify or withdraw tour arrangements if circumstances warrant it or adjust the tour fare when necessary. According to the itinerary actually carried out.
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