16 DAYS SUMATERA OVERLAND

Sumatra is the world’s sixth-largest island and the second-largest Indonesian island, after Borneo. It is the largest island that is entirely in Indonesia (two larger islands, Borneo and New Guinea, are shared between Indonesia and other countries) and the sixth-largest island in the world at 473,481 km2 (not including adjacent islands such as the Riau Islands and Bangka Belitung Islands).

What includes :

- Private transfer and tour as per itinerary

- Meals as indicated in the itinerary 

- Entrance fees, donations and parking fee

- English speaking guide

 

What does not include :

- Airfares and airport taxes

- Any personal expenses such as phone call, tipping, beverages, etc

- Travel insurance

Itinerary

MEDAN ARRIVAL

Welcome to the largest city in Sumatra: bustling, never boring Medan. On arrival this morning in Kualanamu Airport, after clearing Customs, you will be met by your English-speaking guide. He/she will be holding a sign with your names You will then be transferred to your hotel located in MEDAN City which will spend approximately 1 hour 10 min ( 39.4 km ),This is the commercial and business hub of Sumatra and citizens here represent virtually every ethnicity in Indonesia, including Batak, Malay, Javanese, Minang, Acehnese, Indian and Chinese. Take a private Medan tour and find your way around this crowded, multi-cultural city with a reassuring and friendly local guide at your side.

Greet and proceed for Medan City tour: the capital of the province, a commercial city visiting to the Chinese Temple where a big portion of Chinese community in Medan still practice an esoteric form of Buddhism imbued with Taoism, the Great Mosque with its imposing tiled archway and royal burial ground , Sultan’s Palace; the ceremonial palace of the Sultans of Deli with its yellow trim and typical east coast Malay architecture with living quarters occupied by the Sultan’s families, the market place; one of noises, which are mass & crowds of shoppers afterward. Transfer to Hotel for accommodation and dinner.

MEDAN – BERASTAGI – PARAPAT/LAKE TOBA

Breakfast at the hotel. Morning free at own leisure. At the appropriate time, proceed the drive on the forested  foothills of the Bukit Barisan where s-turns provides panoramic view to the delightfully cool and picturesque town of Berastagi through the Nature Reserved of Sibolangit, which lies on an escarpment overlooking the lowland with en-route stop at the scenic view, afterwards continue road across the Karo Plateau that skirts the northeastern edge of the Toba caldera. Tongging Hill: hill located at the Northern rim of Toba basin to enjoy a gazebo, which provides panoramic view over the village at the Lake’s edge with spectacular waterfall known as Sipiso piso, which shoots out a cave at the edge of the plateau and plunges 120m straight down to a small gushing stream, Afterward, the road leads via panoramic view that follows a forested ridge overlooking the Lake to a refreshingly cool town at night & tolerably warm town during the day called Parapat; a small rocky peninsula jutting into the Toba Lake as the gateway to track down the vestiges of traditional Toba culture and to acquaint the colorful but notoriously forthright and aggressive Batak people inhabit a cluster of spectaculary beautiful & fertile volcanic basin at the northern end of Bukit Barisan range. On arrival in Parapat, transfer to the hotel for accommodation and dinner. Lunch enroute.

PERAPAT – SAMOSIR

Breakfast at hotel and transfer to Samosir Island . After checking in, the rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight at the Silintong hotel or similar. B,L,D

LAKE TOBA CRUISE

Breakfast at the hotel and cruising on Lake Toba to the central isle of Samosir where colorful Toba Batak Villages cling to the shore for a day cruise by boat. Inland, visit to Ambarita Village, which has an archaeologically important meeting place for the King of Siallagan that supposedly served as kind of hall of justice and Simanindo Village, which is up to The Northern end of the Island known as site of some of the best Batak Toba traditional houses particularly that of King Sidauruk, which is now a museum and a chance to watch Toba Batak folk dance performed by the villagers, Tao Island for a brief respite and swim in the tranquil water of Lake Toba. Then proceed by boat to Tomok Village. Inland walking on the road lined with souvenir shops up to a site to visit one of the Island’s most famous sights – the 200 years old boat shaped sarcophagus of King Sidabutar surrounded by those of his descendents. Afterwards, back to the Hotel for accommodation and dinner. B,L,D

PARAPAT – PADANG SIDEMPUAN/SIPIROK

Breakfast at the hotel, proceed cruising back to Parapat then continue drive as the highway winds up into Bukit Barisan mountains, which affords rewarding views back across the lake and more hospitable landscape of rice fields against a backdrop of the primary forest dotted with small villages, which are set back off the road and superbly decorated adat houses in clumps of bamboo following the sinuous Silindung Valley through deep ravines & dense forest across steep fern covered slopes to Sipirok or Padang Sidempuan; one of the main market towns in South Tapanuli Regency and known for its salak palm fruit (snake skin fruit), which is well grown on the slopes of Mt. Lubuk Raya (1,886m). En-route stop at local mini Botanical Garden, which feature tropical plants commonly found in latitudes that are described as the “monsoon tropics” and used both as a herb & a spice, Lumban Binanga; an example of traditional adat building with animistic, anthropomorphic carvings & friezes mostly painted in the traditional colors of  red,black and white, market place of Balige with has a large pasar built in the traditional Tapanuli style, Tarutung; a small town located in Silindung Valley and other scenic view. Accommodation and dinner at at the hotgel in PadangSidempuan. Lunch enroute. B,L,D

SIPIROK /PADANGSIDEMPUAN– BUKIT TINGGI

Breakfast at the hotel. Then continue driving on the same mountain range up to Bukit Tinggi :  the cultural capital of the Minang realm and known far & wide for the canny business sense, ubiquitous, spicy hot cuisine and Matriarchal ways, where the eye are soothed by morfe rice fields dotted with neat little huts and bridges by the river. Stop will be made at Usortolang Village to see the remnant of the Mandailing Batak typical houses. Purba Village; being the centre of a huge Islamic Koranic school with hundreds of tiny huts, Rimba Panti: a forest reserve with (sulphur) bubbling hot spring (reputed for the medicinal properties), afterwards continue to Bonjol village where the equator line is marked by the monument called Tugu Khatulistiwa showing the division between the northern and southern hemispheres and other sites of interest. Accommodation and dinner at hotel in Bukittinggi. Lunch enroute. B,L,D

BUKIT TINGGI TOUR

After breakfast, having city sightseeing tour of Bukittinggi featuring: Jam Gadang; Bukittinggi’s principal landmark, which is a clock tower with a miniature of Minang house on top, the lively & colorful Pasar atas central market next door spills out into the street, Taman Bundo Kanduang where a zoo and museum, which is housed in a traditional rumah gadang complete with thatched roof and flanking granaries are located. Fort de Kock known as one of the remnants of the Dutch Colonial Government and the lovely Sianok Canyon; part of a tectonic rift valley, which has sheer walls and flat bottom.  Afterward proceed to Batusangkar being a lively and scenic town surrounded by a majestic rice terrace where local countryside is dotted with Rumah Adat with stop at the traditional village of Pariangan, which is set in a picturesque valley with stairways leading to traditional houses, large ponds & royal tombs, Dusun Tuo to see the pierced stone on an altar like structure surrounded with stone ancestor seat and palace of Pagaruyung known as Balai Janggo in Padang Seminyak. Then, drives back to Bukit Tinggi for accommodation and dinner. Lunch enroute. B,L,D

BUKIT TINGGI – PADANG

Breakfast at hotel, then drives up over the low crater wall and down to Singkarak Lake passing through the charming hilltop village of Balimbing to proceed the trip to proceed driving to Padang through deep ravines and dense forest across steep fern covered slopes that afford fantastic views of Anai Valley. Upon arrival in Padang, continue to Solok, with passing rice field afterwards back to Padang transfer to the hotel for accommodation and dinner. Lunch enroute. B,L,D

PADANG – JAKARTA

Breakfast at Hotel. At the appropriate time, proceed driving through deep ravines and dense forest across steep fern covered slopes that afford fantastic views of Anai Valley to the airport to catch the flight for onward flight to Jakarta. Upon arrival at Cengkareng Airport, our guide will meet you and transfer to the hotel. Free at leisure.B

CITI TOUR + TMII

You will be picked up by our guide at hotel at 08:00 am, and then we transfer to National Monument (Monas) by a private car. Exploring national monument, and after we have explored national monument, we will go drive to visit the national museum using a private car, and it will take around 20 minutes driving. Exploring national monument. Then we continue to go drive to visit the old city (Kota Tua) to explore the Jakarta historical museum and also to visit the puppet museum. Exploring the Jakarta Historical Museum. Then we will transfer to old harbor Sunda Kelapa to explore the old harbor in Jakarta. Exploring Sunda Kelapa. In the afternoon, we will transfer to China Town before we transfer to hotel. Exploring China Town. Then transfer back to hotel.B,L

JAKARTA – JOGJAKARTA

Breakfast at hotel. Free at leisure until time depart to airport to catch flight to Jogjakarta. Upon arrival at Jogjakarta,  you will be met by your English-speaking guide, a local representative from Floressa Tours. He/she will be holding a sign with your names You will then be transferred to your hotel located in Jogjakarta. B,L

Borobudur + Dieng Plateu

Pick up at Hotel at 6:30 am then drive about an hour to the northwest to reach Borobudur temple.Visit the temple about two hours then continue the trip to Wonosobo, one of regencies in Central Java Province.
Have lunch at Local restaurant before going to Dieng Plateau. Visit some Hindu temples in Arjuna temple complex,Si Kidang crater and Color lake. Return to Hotel. 
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Prambanan – Solo and Sukuh Temple

Starting at 7 am from Hotel and drive about half an hour to the east to reach Prambanan, The biggest and the most beautiful Hindu temple in Indonesia. Visit the temple for one and a half hours then continue to Surakarta, often called Solo, is a city in Central Java.  Visit Mangkunegaran Palace, The building was constructed in the Joglo style of traditional Javanese architecture and established in 1757 by Raden Mas Said. Next is visit Triwindu Flea Market located 400 meters south of the Palace where there are many things to see such as Chinese porcelain, Mataram keris, statue, bronze, copper etc. Lunch served at Local restaurant before going to Sukuh, a 15th-century Javanese-Hindu temple that is located on the western slope of Mt. Lawu and the only erotic temple in Java. Return to Hotel. B,L

JOGJAKARTA – BALI – UBUD

Breakfast at Hotel and depart to Bali. Upon arrival in Bali and continue to having Uluwatu temple tour. The temple (pura in Balinese) is built at the edge (ulu) of a 70 meter high cliff or rock (watu) projecting into the sea. In folklore, this rock is said to be part of Dewi Danu's petrified barque.

 

Though a small temple was claimed to have existed earlier, the structure was significantly expanded by a Javanese sage, Empu Kuturan in the 11th Century. Another sage from East Java, Dang Hyang Nirartha is credited for constructing the padmasana shrines and it is said that he attained moksha here, an event called ngeluhur ("to go up") locally. This has resulted in the temple's epithet Luhur. After that going to local restaurant for having Lunch. Continue to Ubud for overnight. B,L

KINTAMANI TOUR + BARONG

Breakfast at Hotel, our guide will meet you and accompany for Full Day Kintamani Tour with breathtaking view of an active volcano and lake batur from the top. Is the most choices tour for opportunity the magnificent view of Mount Batur Volcano and the lake form Kintamani Village, never missed this trip opportunity to make your holiday more impressive one. Beside see the volcano, also the kintamani tour will visit other interesting tourist destination which is worth to visit during your journey explore this amazing islands. Kintamani Tour will visit places of interest in Bali like Watching Barong and Keris Dance performance or Trance dance is traditional Balinese dance with story fighting Good and Evil, then tour continue to visit Celuk Village for see the process making traditional gold and silver art, Batuan Village for see the process making traditional painting art in this village, then tour continue to visit Batuan temple is a local hindu temple with beautiful Balinese design, then we heading to kintamani for see the magnificent view of Active mount Batur and Lake batur view. After finish admire the beauty of volcano view we will having lunch in Kintamani with view volcano of mount batur and lake batur from the restaurant, After lunch Kintamani tour continue to visit Tirta Empul Temple is a sacred holy spring water temple at Tampak siring village, then tour will be visit Gunung Kawi temple is ancient Bali royal tombs and last visit during Bali Kintamani Tour is visit the Goa Gajah Temple or known as a elephant cave temple, after finish explore the elephant cave temple we will go back to hotel with bring Amazing memory feature in this full day kintamani mount batur volcano and lake bature view tour packages. Enjoy this Kintamani Tour Packages with our professional tour driver by perform excellent Bali Tours Services during your holiday in Bali and below is a short description about the place of interest you will visit during Bali Kintamani Tour. B,L

UBUD – OUT

Breakfast at Hotel. Free at leisure until flight departure to your country. B

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