Medan to Padang Overland Tour in 12 Days / 11 Nights
- Category: Sumatra
- Last Updated: Wednesday, 17 September 2014 12:20
DAY 01: MEDAN-BERASTAGI (L,D)
Depart for Berastagi, a refreshing mountain resort which is two hours drive from Medan. Before entering Berastagi, visit The Traditional Village of Peceran. Arrive in Berastagi, visit the fruit market, then check in to Hotel.
DAY 02: BERASTAGI - PARAPAT - SAMOSIR ISLAND (B,L,D)
In the morning, leave for Parapat and Samosir Island. See The Sipisopiso Waterfall that drops into Lake Toba from hundred meters height. Visit the ancient King's Palace of Simalungun at Pematang Purba. After lunch in Parapat, embark on motorboat leaving for Samosir. Visit The Royal Grave of King Sidabutar at Tomok Village, then to Ambarita Village where stone furniture is exhibited. Check In to hotel for the peaceful surrounding of Samosir Island.
DAY 03-04: FREE & EASY at LAKE TOBA (B)
DAY 05: SAMOSIR ISLAND – PARAPAT (B,L,D)
In the morning, half day free program. You can also joint an optional tour organized by your guide to visit Tao Island and watch the traditional Batak Toba Dance in Simanindo. At noon,leave for Parapat by motorboat. Arrive in Parapat, after lunch, check in to Hotel.
DAY 06: PARAPAT – PENYABUNGAN (B,L,D)
Morning, leave for Padang Sidempuan, a town enroute from north to West Sumatra Province. Visit The Gur Gur View Point, see the richly ornamented market building at Balige, the beautiful Pandan Beach at Sibolga. In the evening arrive in Penyabungan for an overnight stay.
DAY 07: PENYABUNGAN– BUKITTINGGI (B,L,D)
Depart for Bukittinggi. The journey offers the most beautiful views of the island of Sumatra. Take a break at equator monument to memorize this special moment. Arrive in Bukittinggi, transfer to hotel.
DAY 08: BUKITTINGGI - CITY TOUR - PAGARUYUNG – BUKITTINGGI (B,L,D)
In the morning, visit various tourism objects in Bukittinggi. Big Ben [Jam Gadang], which is famous as a landmark of Bukittinggi, the museum in a traditional building, Fort De Kock with its stunning views across the mountain, Sianok Canyon and the market of the Bukittinggi. Proceed to Pagaruyung Palace, the site of the ancient Minangkabau Kingdom where the queen ruled a matrilineal society. Before returning to Bukittinggi, visit The Oldest West Sumatra Village Pariangan and Lake Singkarak.
DAY 09: BUKITTINGGI - PADANG - SIKUAI ISLAND RESORT (B,L,D)
In the morning, leave for Embun Pagi Top for a magnificent view of Lake Maninjau. On the way back to Bukittinggi, visit Koto Gadang for the famous silver works. Return to Padang via Anai Valley.
On arrival in Padang, direct to Muaro Sea Port for transfer by boat to Sikuai Island Resort.
DAY 10-11: FREE & EASY at SIKUAI ISLAND RESORT (B)
DAY 12: SIKUAI ISLAND RESORT - TRANSFER TO AIRPORT (B)
After breakfast at hotel, direct transfer to airport for continuing your flight to your next destination. End of services.
What is included in the tour package :
- Accommodations twin/double share
- Breakfasts, lunches and dinners as appeared in itinerary
- Tours and entrance fees for all of the sites the group attends together, as listed in the Itinerary
- All transports required for the whole journey as indicated in itinerary
- Services of a professional Tourist Guide throughout the tour
- Tour production by PT Lintang Buana Wisata Nusantara
- Specified accommodations and meals for the guide and driver
- Return airport to hotel transfer
What is not included yet in the tour package :
- Airfare & airport tax
- Travel Insurance
- Personal expenses, optional tours or additional meals
- Tipping or gratitudes for driver and guide