4-Day North Sumatra Tour from Medan

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Centrally located Medan hotels to Centrally located Medan hotels

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Meet the people of Lake Toba, revealing their incredible cultural and spiritual world to you. At the end of the lake you'll find the 120-meter high Sipiso-piso waterfall. The houses on the way from Medan are beautifully decorated, some featuring the symbolic 8-tip roof style and housing up to 8 families
Day 1 Arrival Medan–Samosir Island (206km/6hrs) [No Meals]This tour will begin with a morning arrival at Kuala Namu, New Medan International airport, welcomed by our local guide who will then lead you to Lake Toba, one of the deepest and largest crater lakes in the world. You will then embark on a 4 hour drive through an enormous government-owned estate of oil palm and a rubber plantation. Afterwards, arrive at Parapat, a little town at the edge of the lake Toba, and we'll cross the lake by ferry for an hour's journey to reach Samosir Island, the homeland of Batak people. The rest of day is free for you to explore at your own leisure • Lunch and dinner at own arrangement • Accommodation at the TOLEDO INN (Superior Room)Day 2 Samosir Island – Boat Excursion (26 Km/6 Hours) [B/-/-]Breakfast at the hotelSpend a day cruising by boat around Samosir Island to Ambarita to see the a traditional Batak village with its ancient megalith furniture. Then continue to Simanindo to see the Batak Toba traditional houses and to see folk dance. Proceed by boat to Tomok Village with its historical old tombs of King Sidabutar. Arrival at the hotel and enjoy the rest of the afternoon free at your own leisure. • Lunch & dinner at own arrangement • Accommodation at the TOLEDO INN (Superior)Day 3 Samosir Island - Berastagi (170 Km/4hrs) [B/-/-]Breakfast at the hotelCross over by ferry boat for about an hour back to Parapat then continue scenic drive to the cool and pleasant highland town of Berastagi. En route will stop at the long house of King Simalungun, continue to Sipiso Piso waterfall and Dokan, a Karo village with a number of traditional houses still being used where eight families live in together in one house. Arrive Berastagi stop and wander around local fruit market before check-in the Grand Mutiara Hotel. • Lunch and dinner at own arrangement • Accommodation at the Grand Mutiara Hotel (Superior)Day 4 Berastagi – Medan Airport (70km/2hrs) [B/-/-]Breakfast at the hotelMorning is free at leisure until the time to leave for Medan. The trip will take about two hours passing by winding road with lovely countryside. Drop off at the airport to catch your flight for your onward destination.

What’s included

  • Twin share accommodation in air-conditioned rooms at selected hotels
  • Transportation by air-conditioned car with English speaking guide.
  • Meals as indicated in the program.
  • Boat transfer to/from Samosir Island
  • Samosir boat excursion
  • Service charge, room tax, VAT, driver and guide expenses, and baggage handling

What’s not included

  • Expenditures of a personal nature, such as drinks, souvenirs and laundry etc.
  • High Season & Peak Season Surcharge
  • Supplements for other languages guide speaking such as German, Dutch, French, Spanish, Italian speaking guide available upon request
  • Gratuities
  • Domestic or International Airfare
  • Free Visa for a short visit up to 30 days (non-extendable) given to around many countries enter to and exit from multiple airports and certain seaports. Otherwise Visa on Arrival will be applied currently $35 USD net per entry per person (subject to change without prior notice). Please note that visa regulations in Indonesia are subject to change of which we cannot be held responsible.


  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Family friendly
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • All entrance fees included
  • Breakfast included