6D5N Highlights of North Sumatra

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Traveler pickup is offered to Kualanamu International airport

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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.

What’s included

  • 5x Breakfast
  • 1x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 5 nights
  • Accommodation at selected hotels with daily breakfast
  • Check-in time is 2.00PM and check-out time is 12.00PM. Early or late service is subject to availability with surcharge.
  • Meals as mentioned
  • English speaking guide
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by air-conditioned vehicle
  • Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time
  • Ferry cruise in Lake Toba
  • Service charge and current government VAT tax
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Entry/Admission - Maimun Palace
  • Entry/Admission - Medan Grand Mosque
  • Entry/Admission - Gunung Timur Temple
  • Entry/Admission - Bukit Lawang Jungle
  • Entry/Admission - The Bohorok Orangutan Centre at Bukit Lawang
  • Entry/Admission - Sipiso Piso Waterfall
  • Entry/Admission - King Siallagan's Stone Chair
  • Entry/Admission - Tomok Village
  • Entry/Admission - Huta Bolon Simanindo Batak Museum
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Toba

What’s not included

  • VISA - Indonesia visa must be arranged for non-ASEAN citizens
  • Please make sure you have 6 months passport validity. We can help for visa on arrival if request.
  • VISA stamp fee at the arrival airport (US$35.00 pay at custom check-in)
  • Early/late check in/out service at hotels (surcharge if request)
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Domestic flights
  • Services and meals if not mentioned in itinerary
  • All drinks, including water, soft drink and alcohol on all included or optional excursion
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Travel Insurance (Compulsory)

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival - Medan Stop At: Maimun Palace, Medan, North Sumatra, Sumatra Maimoon 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 minutes Stop At: Medan Grand Mosque, Medan, North Sumatra, Sumatra Built in 1906, this mosque was a part of Sultan Maimun Palace complex. Duration: 30 minutes Stop At: Gunung Timur Temple, Medan, North Sumatra, Sumatra The largest Chinese Temple in Medan features beautiful architecture and the most picturesque in the area. Duration: 30 minutes No meals included on this day. Accommodation included: Overnight at Arya Duta Medan (Deluxe Room)
Day 2: Medan - Bukit Lawang Stop At: Bukit Lawang Jungle, Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra, Sumatra About 4 hours drive from capital city, Medan; Bukit Lawang is where the Orang Utan Conservation located. Duration: 1 day Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight at Bukit Lawang Eco Lodge (ROH)
Day 3: Bukit Lawang Stop At: The Bohorok Orangutan Centre at Bukit Lawang, Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra, Sumatra Through 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 village Duration: 8 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch Accommodation included: Overnight at Bukit Lawang Eco Lodge (ROH)
Day 4: Bukit Lawang - Lake Toba Stop At: Sipiso Piso Waterfall, Kabanjahe, North Sumatra, Sumatra Sipiso-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 hour Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight at Tabo Cottage (Deluxe Room)
Day 5: Lake Toba Stop At: King Siallagan's Stone Chair, Ambarita, Samosir Island, North Sumatra, Sumatra Ambarita 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 hour Stop At: Tomok Village, Samosir Island, North Sumatra, Sumatra Old tombs of Sidabutar Kings can be found in Tomok Village Duration: 1 hour Stop At: Huta Bolon Simanindo Batak Museum, Samosir Island, North Sumatra, Sumatra The old and traditional houses of Batak and watch Batak Traditional Dance of Tor Tor performs by local people here. Duration: 1 hour Meals included: • Breakfast Accommodation included: Overnight at Tabo Cottages (Deluxe Room)
Day 6: Lake Toba - Medan - Departure Stop At: Lake Toba, North Sumatra, Sumatra The largest volcanic lake in Indonesia Duration: 4 hours Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.
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