• North Sumatra
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TRAVEL NORTH SUMATRA

The province of North Sumatra stretches across the island of Sumatra between the Indian Ocean and the Strait Malacca. It has an area of 72,981 km². The provincial capital is Medan. In the south and west, the land rises to the mountain range that runs the length of Sumatra; the mountains here are dominated by Lake Toba, formed from the caldera of an ancient volcano. In North Sumatra, there are currently two national parks, the Gunung Leuser National Park and Batang Gadis National Park. Here are the places of the orangutans in Bukit Lawang, wondering over the volcanoes of Berastagi, and laze away on the shores of Lake Toba.

HIGHLIGHT

6 Days North Sumatra Thrill

DAY 01: AIRPORT/MEDAN – HOTEL/CITY TOUR
Upon arrival at Kualanamu International Airport meeting service then transfer to your hotel. In the afternoon proceed for city tour, stop by the historical landmarks of Medan such as Dutch colonial–era buildings such as the Old City Hall and the Medan Post and Telegraph Office. See the Great Mosque of Medan (Masjid Raya Medan) and visit the royal palace of the sultan of Deli, known as Maimoon Palace, built in 1888. You’ll also spend time for browse antiques on Kesawan Street.
Overnight in Medan

DAY 02: MEDAN – BUKIT LAWANG
After breakfast drive to Bukit Lawang, one of the most interesting places around Sumatra as the Orang Utans become the most tourist attractions in North Sumatra. By passing small towns with rubber, palm oil and cacao plantations which of course some short breaks (stops) will be made all along the way. Especially if you find any interesting places for the photo-stops. Later, on the journey completed as soon as we reach Bahorok – Bukit Lawang.
Overnight in Bukit Lawang

DAY 03: BUKIT LAWANG – JUNGLE TREKKING – BRASTAGI
After breakfast 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 rain forest. This tracking will take about 03 hours, after tracking return to hotel and then continue drive to Brastagi on the way stop at Sembahe River, passing Sibolangit, and arrival at Brastagi visiting Lhumbini park with its duplicate of , then visit fruit market, and Gundaling Hill. Afternoon check in to hotel.
Overnight in Berastagi

DAY 04: BRASTAGI – SAMOSIR
After breakfast, The journey will be farther south of North Sumatra interesting places area, to Samosir Island -Toba Lake drive to Parapat, on the way visit Batak Karo traditional village at Dokan, then proceed the trip to charming Sipiso-piso waterfall, Rumah Bolon (Long House) the old palace of Batak Simalungun Kings and stop for coffee break at Simarunjung village while enjoying Toba Lake view and surrounding mountains landscape. Continue the trip to Parapat town to get a boat across Samosir Island, Toba Lake.
Overnight in Samosir Island

DAY 05: SAMOSIR EXCURSION
After breakfast, begin the Samosir island excursion by car or ferry boat visiting Ambarita village, to see the ancient court yard of the Siallagan’s tribe which is still originally decorated with its stone chair, stone table and surrounded with traditional Batak’s houses. Later on we will travel further to visit Simanindo village, another tourist attractions around Toba Lake to see traditional Batak dance (tor-Tor) and continue to Tomok Village to see the ancient tomb of King Sidabutar graves yard. Back to hotel and free at your own leisure for relax.
Overnight in Samosir Island

DAY 06: SAMOSIR – MEDAN / AIRPORT
After breakfast crossing back to Parapat and then drive Medan via Pematang Siantar and Tebing Tinggi, stop will be made at several interesting places. Arrival in Medan directly transferred to airport for your flight to next destination.

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