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Travel Agency in Bukittinggi

Bukittinggi Wisata Express

For Dumai – and ferries to Melaka and Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia – minibuses leave Bukittinggi nightly at 8pm (120,000Rp, nine hours). Departures are timed to link with the ferry from Dumai to Batam (350,000Rp, 6am) a…
Tourist Information in Sungai Penuh

Kantor Taman Nasional Kerinci Seblat

The Kerinci Seblat National Park headquarters sells permits. They never seem to answer the phone, however, so just turn up. If it’s closed, you can get permits from Wild Sumatra Adventures or guesthouses in Lempur T…
Immigration in Padang

Padang Imigrasi Office

Thirty-day visa extensions can be obtained for 350,000Rp here; allow three to four working days for processing. The office is about 5km north of the centre of Padang.
Tourist Information in Padang

Tourism Padang

This little hut near the beach is not always staffed but has maps of town and a few English-language regional brochures.
ATM in Danau Maninjau

BRI Bank

Has an ATM, but it only dispenses small amounts. Stock up on rupiah in Bukittinggi.
Travel Agency in Danau Maninjau

PT Kesuma Tour & Travel

Arranges transfers to Bukittinggi and jungle treks.
ATM in Padang

BNI Bank

ATM in Sungai Penuh

BNI Bank