Sumatra Overland Discovery 10D/9N

Discover stunning Sumatra from East to West on this amazing road trip.

Experience breath-taking nature, incredible culture, and enchanting villages on this 10-day adventure.

Tour Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in Sumatran culture with village visits
  • Trek through tropical rainforest to see stunning nature
  • Discover waterfalls, hot springs, and rice terraces
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Tour Information


  • - 9 nights accommodation in 3 star hotels
  • - Airport transfers, Van
  • - 9 Breakfasts
  • - Active adventures
  • - English-speaking guide throughout tour
  • - Fees


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Day 1: Medan, Indonesia

You will be picked up at the Kualanamu International Airport upon arrival and transferred to your Medan accommodation for check-in.

Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to relax, explore, and get settled in.

Overnight in Medan.

Day 2: Medan - Bukit Lawang, Indonesia

After breakfast drive to Bukit Lawang via Binjai and Kuala pass several plantations of rubber and oilpalm.

Upon arrival at Bukit Lawang check in to hotel, after a short rest walking to the jungle to start a jungle tracking to explore the nature of Leuser National park with their flora and fauna, the possibility to see Orang Utan on their own habitat and other kind of animal such as Thomas leaf monkeys, long tail macaque, gibbon, black gibbon and other kind of flora and fauna of tropical rainforest. This tracking will take about 3 hours, after tracking return to hotel.

Afternoon free at own leisure to enjoy the nature of Bukit Lawang where you can also walking to the village around the hotel.

Day 3: Bukit Lawang - Berastagi, Indonesia

After breakfast drive to Brastagi via new road where you will passing several village such as Namu Ukur, Rumah Galuh and Simpang Kuta Buluh, on the way you can enjoying the panorama of Sinabung Volcano, afternoon arrival in Brastagi visiting Lhumbini Park with its duplicate of Shwedagon pagoda, fruit market, and Gundaling hill.

Afternoon check in to hotel.

Day 4: Berastagi - Samosir, Indonesia

After breakfast drive head for Samosir Island in Lake Toba via Tele. En-route stop at:

– Dokan (to see the traditional village of the Batak Karo tribe)

– Sipisopiso Waterfall (from here you can admire the scenic view of the Lake Toba from its northern tip combined with the slender 90 meters high waterfall)

– Tele (a nice place for over-viewing the lake from its western part)

– Efrata (another beautiful waterfall found on the way to Samosir Island)

– Lumban Suhi-suhi (to see the Tobanase traditional houses where we could observe also the women doing the weaving)

In mid afternoon arriving at Tuktuk area on Samosir and check-in to hotel.

Day 5: Samosir, Indonesia

After breakfast we start for our fullday excursion by car in the interior of Samosir island and en-route visiting:

– Ambarita (to see the stone chairs and tables where once used as the execution site by the ancient tribal chieftains)

– Aek Natonang (here we can see the small lake found of the top of Samosir Island and its panorama view)

– Tomok (to see the old sarcophaguses belonged to former Sidabutar Kings and his descendants)

In afternoon return back to hotel and free at leisure.

Day 6: Samosir - Pedang, Indonesia

After breakfast crossing back to Parapat and arrival at Parapat drive to Padang Sidempuan, on the way stop at pineapple, clove, and coffee plantation and visiting traditional market at Balige Sigur-gur and Sipoholon Hot Springs.

Before arrival at Padang Sidempuan, enjoy the nature by walking at the bank of Sarulla river, the ricefield-terraces and arrival at Padang Sidempuan check-in to hotel.

Day 7: Pedang - Bukittinggi, Indonesia

Leave Padang Sidempuan for Bukittinggi by passing tropical rainforest of Rimba Panti and visit pepper, vanilla, cardamon and cinnamon garden, and crossing the equator line at Bonjol, afternoon arrival at Bukittinggi – the charming town of Minangkabau people – directly check-in to hotel.

Day 8: Bukittinggi, Indonesia

After breakfast drive to Batusangkar via Tabek Patah, on the way stop at Rao-Rao to visit Minangkabau traditional village and stop to see traditional coffee milling, arrival at Batusangkar drive to Pagaruyung to visit the duplicate of the Palace of Minangkabau Kingdom.

Afternoon return to Bukittinggi via Padang Panjang and visit Pandai Sikat village to see Minangkabau traditional hand weaving and wood carving, arrival at Bukittinggi city tour visiting Sianok Canyon (from the panorama point), Fort-De-Kock, Museum and Market.

Afternoon return to hotel.

Day 9: Bukittinggi, Indonesia

After breakfast drive to Maninjau Lake via 44 hairpin curves fantastic road of “Kelok 44”, on the way visit Koto Gadang village to see traditional Silver work and Embun Pagi to see the view of the Lake, arriving at Maninjau enjoying the nature of Lake Maninjau and the panorama, walking to the village or to the beach.

Afternoon return to Bukittinggi.

Day 10: Bukittinggi - Padang, Indonesia

After breakfast we will drive to Padang via the breath-taking Anay Valley, where we will make a stop at the Anay Waterfall.

Upon arrival in Padang you will be transferred to the airport for your departing flight.

We wish you safe travels!