Sumatra Overland Tours and Rafting

Bukit Lawang is famous with the tropical rain jungle, where the jungle still virgin and the most rich of endemic Flora and Fauna. Now days had exist 5000 of wild orang utan where they are some had released by the orang utan rehabilitation center was starting since 1971 begin in Kuta Cane ( Ketambe ) south east of Aceh. There are also some kind of mamalias like monkeys called : Kera ( Long Tailed Macaque ), Kedih ( Thomas Leaf Monkeys ), Beruk ( Pig Tailed Macaque ), Wau-wau ( White Handed Gibon ), Siamang ( Black Gibon ) and vary of amphibians like Lizards,Turtles,Snakes, and many more of faultry likel,Hornbill and Argusianus Pheasent,thousand of butterflies,beatles and kindly of insect. In this jungle commonly seen the beautiful of orchids . Bukit Lawang Tropical Rain Jungle used exploring by the people who involved in the treking activities as jungle recreation .

What's Included?

• Accommodation based on twin sharing
• Air-conditioned transport
• Daily breakfast
• Entrance fee
• English speaking tour guide
• Rafting Equipment

Duration

14 days

Destination Covered

Bukit Lawang

Best Suited

All
Day 1: Airport – Hotel
Upon arrival in Polonia airport, you will be transferred to hotel and enjoy a free time at own leisure. (B)

Day 2: Medan – Bohorok
After breakfast, we will do a city tour by visiting great Mosque, Sultan palace and crocodile farm. En route to Bohorok, we will stop by at palm oil and rubber plantation. Upon arrival at Bohorok, we directly check in to hotel. (B)

Day 3: Bohorok – Full Day White Water Rafting
After breakfast, we will go to Wampu River by mini bus. It is time to start your white water rafting adventure. It will be an excellent opportunity to see birds and wild life during the rafting time, as well as enjoy the rapids. After reaching the waterfall, you can enjoy a fresh shower at the riverbank. Lunch will be provided afterwards. After arrive at finishing point, you can take a coffee break before go back to hotel. (B)

Day 4: Bohorok – Visit Orang Utan
After breakfast, we will walk into the jungle to see the Orang Utan by crossing the river with traditional canoe then trekking to the feeding site to see the Orang Utan on their feeding time. After feeding time, we will return to hotel, otherwise jungle trekking for 2 hours in the jungle will be optional choice (extra charge for clients who want to go jungle trekking). (B)

Day 5: Bohorok – Brastagi
After breakfast, we will drive to Brastagi with stop by at Sembahe River and Sukulikap waterfall and visit Batak Karo traditional village at Peceren, also a fruit market. In the afternoon, we will check in to hotel. (B)

Day 6: Brastagi – Samosir
After breakfast, we will drive to Parapat. En route, we will visit Sipiso-piso waterfall, Rumah Bolan (Long House) the old palace of Batak Simalungun kings and Simarjarunjung to see the view of Lake Toba. Upon arrival at Parapat, we will cross to Samosir Island by ferryboat then directly check in to hotel (B)

Day 7: Samosir Excursion
After breakfast, we will take an excursion on Lake Toba by ferryboat and visiting several Batak Toba villages:
- T o m o k : to see the old tomb of Sidabutar Kings.
- Ambarita : to see stone chair and table the execution place of Sialagan Kings.
- Simanindo : to see Batak Toba traditional dance (Tor-Tor) and museum.
In the afternoon, we will return to hotel (B)

Day 8: Samosir – Sipirok
After breakfast, we will cross back to Parapat and continue driving to Sipirok. En route, we will stop by at Pineapple, clove, and coffee plantation; visiting traditional market at Balige Sigur-gur and Sipoholon hot springs. Before we reach Sipirok, we can spend the rest of the day by walking at Sarulla riverbank and enjoy the nature, including the rice terrace view. We will stay overnight at hotel. (B)

Day 9: Sipirok – Bukittinggi
We will leave Sipirok for Bukittinggi and passing by rain tropical forest of Rimba Panti. En route, we will stop by to see the attraction of monkey picking up the coconut. Visit some plantations of pepper, vanilla, cardamom and cinnamon, then crossing the equator line at Bonjol. In the afternoon, we will arrive at Bukittinggi the charming town of Minangkabau and directly check in to hotel. (B)

Day 10: Bukittinggi – Minangkabau Tour
After breakfast, we will take a city tour by visiting Sianok Canyon with its Japanese tunnel; Fort de Kock; Museum; and Jam Gadang (Big Tower O’clock) the landmark of the town then we will drive to Batu Sangkar via Tabek Patah. En route, we will stop by at Rao-Rao to visit Minangkabau traditional village and see traditional coffee milling. Upon arrival in Batu Sangkar, we will drive to Pagaruyung to visit the Palace of Minangkabau Kingdom. In the afternoon, we will return to Bukittinggi via Padang Panjang and visit Pandai Sikat village to see Minangkabau traditional hand woven and woodcarving. (B)

Day 11: Bukittinggi – Puncak Lawang Tracking To Maninjau
After breakfast, we will drive to Puncak Lawang. En route, we will stop by at Koto Gadang village to see traditional silver work. After arrive in Puncak Lawang, we will trek down to Lake Maninjau via Lawang jungle. We will take a coffee break at traditional coffee shop in the jungle. We will experience walking at the bank of rice field and village. Upon arrival at Maninjau, we will check in to hotel. (B)

Day 12: Maninjau Free
Today is your free time to swim on Lake Maninjau, walking or cycling around the lake. (B)

Day 13: Maninjau – Padang
After breakfast, we will drive to Padang via Pariaman. En route, we will stop by at Artha beach. Upon arrival in Padang, we will visit Muara beach then check in to hotel (B)

Day 14: Hotel – Airport / Transfer
After breakfast, it is a free time at own leisure before drive to airport (B).
Minimum 4 / fax
Tour duration 14 days
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