Best of Sumatra

Classic, Medan to Medan

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

Fabled for its rainforests and wildlife, Sumatra remains a destination most travellers resign to their “someday” list. Someday is now. One of the largest islands in the world, this lush Indonesian gem is ideal for adventurers looking for something beyond the ordinary. Beginning in Medan, this eight-day trip will introduce you to the impressive super-volcano at Lake Toba, coffee plantations, village life in Berastagi (famed for its delicious passionfruit), and much more.

What’s included

  • Medan city tour
  • Jungle trekking in Gunung Leuser National Park
  • Coffee plantation tour
  • Samosir Island stay
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Highlights

  • Explore bohorok national park and search for orangutans
  • Watch the sunrise from the top of a volcano
  • Relax on an island resort
  • Learn where famous sumatra coffee comes from
  • Soak in natural hot springs

Itinerary

Day 1 Medan Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Medan/Bohorok (1B, 1D) Enjoy a city tour of Medan, including a visit to Maimoon Palace. Continue to Bohorok, one of the largest national parks in the world, famous for its orangutan rehabilitation centre. Included Activities: Medan City Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 87km)
Day 3 Bohorok/Berastagi (1B) Enjoy the cooler weather in the hilly resort town of Berastagi. Included Activities: Jungle Trekking in Gunung Leuser National Park Transport: Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 163km)
Day 4 Berastagi (1B) Hike up Sibayak Volcano for sunrise and take in the stunning view of the valley. Enjoy a free afternoon with the option to visit the local hot springs. Included Activities: Sibayak Volcano Hike
Day 5 Berastagi/Samosir Island (1B) Depart for the island of Samosir. En route, stop for an included visit to a coffee plantation. Included Activities: Coffee Plantation Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 188km)
Day 6 Samosir Island (1B) Enjoy a free day with options to relax or explore Samosir Island. Venture out for an excursion to see traditional batak houses and the tombs in Tomok.
Day 7 Samosir Island/Medan (1B) Enjoy a free morning, then drive back to Medan for the final night in Sumatra. Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 188km)
Day 8 Medan (1B) Depart at any time.
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