Sumatra Explorer

Sumatra Explorer

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Tour - 6 days

On Sumatra, one of the largest islands in the world, you will discover the remnants of its ancient Batak culture which still lives on today especially around Lake Toba. The jungle invites you to get acquainted with its typical and lush fauna and flora ... and its playful orangutans!

Strong points:
  • Visit a traditional quanit Batak village

  • Up close and personal with the orangutangs of Bukit Lawang

  • Trekking through lush tropical forest

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Day 1 & 2

Medan - Samosir Island

Your guide and driver meet and assist you at your arrival at Medan airport. Enroute to Parapat, you visit a rubber and palm oil plantation. Then you board the ferry to Samosir, a large island in Lake Toba, the heart of the Batak culture.

Tomorrow you set out by car and discover several Batak tribal villages. The stone tables and chairs of Ambarita, where Siallagan kings spoke justice, as well as the tombs of the kings in Sidabutar Tomok are silent witnesses of the ancient culture that lives on today in traditional dancing and weaving techniques.

Day 3

Samosir Island - Brastagi

Day 4

Brastagi - Bukit Lawang

Day X

Bukit Lawang - Medan

What's included?

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