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Sumatra Tour For School 2: Orangutans, Coffee Tour, Lake Toba, Bukittinggi, 12D

Day 1. Medan - Bukit Lawang (LD) • 12.00: Pick up at Medan airport/hotel • Trip to Bukit Lawang • Check in guesthouse (shared-room) river view, Bukit Lawang Day 2. Start one day jungle trekking (BL) • 07.30:  Breakfast • 09.00:  Start jungle trekking for orangutans & other wildlife in their natural habitat with packed lunch (extra EUR 50/person for an overnight trekking)  • River tubing back to Bukit Lawang Day 3. Bukit Lawang - Sidikalang (BLD) • 09.00: Breakfast • Transport to Berastagi • Lunch break at Gundaling hill with Sibayak volcano view (extra EUR 50/person, for Sibayak sunrise trekking the next day) • Berastagi traditional fruit market • Continue to Rumah Bolon (Batak-Karo old king's house) and Sipiso-piso waterfall • Continue to Sidikalang, check in guesthouse/homestay (shared-room) Day 4. Coffee Tour (BLD) • Breakfast • Coffee tour, local coffee farm • Back to accommodation Day 5. Sidikalang - Lake Toba (BLD) • Breakfast • Transport to Lake Toba • Ferry to Samosir island • Check in guesthouse, Samosir island Day 6. Lake Toba Full Day Tour (BL) • Breakfast • Lake Toba landscape & culture tour; Visit Batak museum & traditional dance, tomb of the Sidabutar King, King Siallagan's Stone Chair, lunch break, visit a traditional village to see how the Bataknese clothing, Ulos, is made. • Back to accommodation Day 7. Lake Toba Rest & Relax (BL) • 05.00: Wake up call for Sunrise soft trek • Experience local breakfast while enjoying Lake Toba sunrise from the top of the hill • Biking around the island, lunch • Back to accommodation • Free time, rest & relax, swimming, etc Day 8. Lake Toba - Padang Sidempuan (BLD) • 08.00: Breakfast • Ferry to Parapat • Trip to Padang Sidempuan (approx. 5 hours trip) • Coffee break at the southern panorama Lake Toba  • Visit traditional village in Balige, Sipoholon hot springs and Sarulla river with nice view of rice terrace. • Lunch break  • Continue to Sipirok, check in nice local guesthouse in a lovely mountainous village,  Day 9. Sipirok - Bukittingi (BLD) Day 10. Bukittinggi Tour (BLD) Day 11. Bukittinggi - Lake Maninjau (BL) Day 12. Transfer to Padang Airport (B) We will send you the complete itinerary after booking, due to not enough characters to write them all down here.

$1011.75 18-to-Thirtysomethings

Highlights of Sumatra

If the only thing you think of when you hear “Sumatra” is “coffee,” then we need to have a chat. If you’re looking to plunge right into a nature-filled adventure with the chance to see orangutans, here’s where you’ll want to be. Enjoy two weeks of city touring, hiking, and having a great time bonding with your fellow travellers. We’re pretty sure you’ll agree that everything is a highlight in Sumatra.

$3799.20 18-to-Thirtysomethings

Epic Bangkok to Kuta

Get off the beaten path and head right into the wonders of Southeast Asia. On this best-of collection of Bangkok, Bali, Sumatra, and more, you'll see some of the most famous tourist areas as well as little-known marvels. With days spent on boat trips and sunny beaches, and evenings full of bonding with new friends as you enjoy the city nightlife, your schedule will be so full that the 40 days will fly by.

$2679.20 18-to-Thirtysomethings

Indonesia on a Shoestring – Sumatra & Java to Kuta

Get ready to hit the ground running in this 27-day whirlwind tour of Indonesia’s top sights. We mean that literally, too – you’ll stay active as you hike and explore Berastagi, Tangkahan, Bukit Lawang and more. Get to know the locals with a G Adventures-supported community homestay, trek to mighty Mount Bromo, and make waves with a surf lesson on Java. Beyond that, doing it all with a group of like-minded travellers is the best way to get the most out of this outstanding and special place.

$3484.15 18-to-Thirtysomethings

Indonesia Adventure – Sumatra, Java & Bali

Keep your energy up – you’ll need it on this 34-day tour of Sumatra, Java, and Bali. But with an itinerary like this one, it’ll be easy. Hike and explore Berastagi, Tangkahan, Bukit Lawang, and more, along with time to recharge and relax on the calming beaches of Bali. Discover new flavours on street food crawls, and take in epic vistas when you trek around Mount Bromo. There’s lots to do here – culture, parties, and otherwise – so get ready to meet some other like-minded travellers and explore.