HIGHLIGHTS OF NORTH SUMATRA - 6 days / 5 nights

The 'Highlight of North Sumatra' tour combines adventure, local culture and relaxation.


We offer PRIVATE tours that can start at any dates. We run this tour 365 days / year!

 

Price from : 285 euros per person  (group of 2 - 3)

                      252 euros per person  (group of 4 or more)

Day 1 – Medan to Bukit Lawang

Pick up by private car at Kuala Namu airport  or hotel in Medan and transfer to BUKIT LAWANG. The drive will take around 4 hours. Depending on your arrival time in Bukit Lawang, you will be able to relax a few hours by the riverside, enjoy the amazing view over the tropical rainforest or maybe go tubing.


Accommodation options: Villa Paradise / Riverside Guest House / Jungle Inn.

 


Day 2 – Bukit Lawang : Jungle trek

Early breakfast to head in the jungle at 9am. The walk will start through the rubber plantations before entering the majestic jungle. It shouldn’t take long before your first encounters with wildlife including monkeys, gibbons, peacocks and orangutans! Your guide and his assistant will adapt the hike based on your physical ability with regular breaks.  Lunch and fruits will be provided. You will head back to the village at around 3.30pm by ‘rafting’ on the river.


Accommodation options: Villa Paradise / Riverside Guest House / Jungle Inn

 

Day 3 – Bukit Lawang : Day trip to Tangkahan

Departure by car at 9.30am for Tangkahan, one of the best kept secret of Sumatra. After 2 hours drive through palm oil plantations and villages, arrival around lunchtime. Enjoy the amazing unspoiled jungle surroundings. Give bath to elephants, an unforgettable experience. Return to Bukit Lawang at around 6.30pm. 


Optional: Elephants trek (1 hour riding ): + 52 euros / person


Optional: Stay overnight in Tangkahan: + 15 euros / person

 

Accommodation options: Villa Paradise / Riverside Guest House / Jungle Inn

 

Day 4 – Bukit Lawang to Lake Toba

Departure by car to Lake Toba, 8 hours drive away. Stop at the Sipiso Piso waterfall on the way. Ferry from Parapat to Samosir island. Expect to reach your hotel late afternoon.


Accommodation provided: Tabo Cottages (Deluxe room) / Toba Village Inn (Standard room)

 

Day 5 – Lake Toba : Free day on Samosir island

Lake Toba is a perfect place to relax after the adventures of the first few days. 

 

Optional: Discover Samosir island by car with 1/2 day visit of the Batak villages and stop at various viewpoints for additional 17 euros / person.

 

You also have the option of renting a bicycle or a motorbike to explore the island by yourselves.

 

Accommodation provided: Tabo Cottages (Deluxe room) / Toba Village Inn (Standard room)

 

Day 6 – Lake Toba to Medan

Transfer back to Medan, which will take 4-5 hours. This will be the end of the tour, you will be dropped off either at your chosen hotel in Medan city center or at Kuala Namu airport (flight departure time needs to be after 3pm).


Having more time? Here are our suggestions to extend your tour:

- Experience more of the jungle with a 2 days / 1 night trek: + 28 euros / person

- Stay one more day / night in Lake Toba: + 16 euros / person

- Stop in Berastagi before or after Lake Toba: additional cost to be confirmed depending on number of days / nights and activities.