A 6 days journey to explore what North Sumatra has to offer, from Orangutan Conservation til authentic cultures in Samosir Island.Walk deeper into the jungle of Bukit Lawang where unique flora and fauna of an intact tropical rain forest can be discovered. Here, spots Orangutans in their natural habitat before a fun river tubing offering scenic views of the jungle and village. Leaving the jungle with memorable experiences then cross the biggest lake in South East Asia to reach the island of old traditional villages. Listen to stories of Batak Toba, and witness some heritages of the ancient Sidabutar and Siagalan kings, watch a traditional Tor Tor dance by the locals and join them.
ItineraryDay 1: Arrival - MedanStop At: Maimun Palace, Medan, North Sumatra, SumatraMaimoon Palace is royal house for Sultanate of Deli and becomes of tourism sites from Medan, South Sumatra. This grand, 30-room Maimoon Palace was built by the sultan of Deli in 1888 and the architecture features Malay, Mogul and Italian influences.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Medan Grand Mosque, Medan, North Sumatra, SumatraBuilt in 1906, this mosque was a part of Sultan Maimun Palace complex.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Gunung Timur Temple, Medan, North Sumatra, SumatraThe largest Chinese Temple in Medan features beautiful architecture and the most picturesque in the area.Duration: 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at Arya Duta Medan (Deluxe Room)Day 2: Medan - Bukit LawangStop At: Bukit Lawang Jungle, Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra, SumatraAbout 4 hours drive from capital city, Medan; Bukit Lawang is where the Orang Utan Conservation located.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at Bukit Lawang Eco Lodge (ROH)Day 3: Bukit LawangStop At: The Bohorok Orangutan Centre at Bukit Lawang, Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra, SumatraThrough the bank of the river, then crossing the river by traditional canoe and continue climbing up to the jungle to see Orang Uran in their natural habitat, walk deeper into the jungle for 6 hours where you can discover the unique flora and fauna of an intact tropical rain forest. In the end of journey in Bukit Lawang, experience river tubing offering scenic view of jungle and villageDuration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at Bukit Lawang Eco Lodge (ROH)Day 4: Bukit Lawang - Lake TobaStop At: Sipiso Piso Waterfall, Kabanjahe, North Sumatra, SumatraSipiso-Piso Waterfall has beautiful scenery and fascinating sightseeing of 120 meters high. Among the cliffs that look greenish, the fall water is looking beautiful, enjoy this panorama from distance.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at Tabo Cottage (Deluxe Room)Day 5: Lake TobaStop At: King Siallagan's Stone Chair, Ambarita, Samosir Island, North Sumatra, SumatraAmbarita is an ancient Batak tribal village on Samosir Island, in Lake Toba. It is often called the Ambarita Stone Chair Village due to its historic relics from the pre-Christian era.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Tomok Village, Samosir Island, North Sumatra, SumatraOld tombs of Sidabutar Kings can be found in Tomok VillageDuration: 1 hourStop At: Huta Bolon Simanindo Batak Museum, Samosir Island, North Sumatra, SumatraThe old and traditional houses of Batak and watch Batak Traditional Dance of Tor Tor performs by local people here.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at Tabo Cottages (Deluxe Room)Day 6: Lake Toba - Medan - DepartureStop At: Lake Toba, North Sumatra, SumatraThe largest volcanic lake in IndonesiaDuration: 4 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.