Classic: Best of Sumatra (AESM)
Countries Visited: Indonesia Great value, reasonable prices, quality experiences Comfortable and varied tourist-class accommodations chosen for location and character Mix of public and private transport for the best overall experience All the top highlights included, plus plenty of time to explore on your own
Trip Style: Classic - Designed for maximum variety, these trips are geared towards travellers searching for a healthy mix of active exploration, uncommon landscapes, amazing wildlife and local cultures.
Service Level: Standard
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 15, Avg 10
Meals Included: 7 breakfasts, 1 dinner
Accommodations: Simple hotels/guesthouses (7 nts).
Explore Bohorok National Park and search for orangutans, watch the sunrise from the top of a volcano, relax on an island resort, learn where famous Sumatra coffee comes from, soak in the natural hot springs
Fabled for its rainforests and wildlife, Sumatra remains a destination most travellers resign to their "someday" list. Someday is now. One of the largest islands in the world, this lush Indonesian gem is ideal for adventurers looking for something beyond the ordinary. Beginning in Medan, this 8-day trip will introduce you to the impressive super-volcano at Lake Toba, coffee plantations, village life in Berastagi (famed for its delicious passionfruit), and much more.
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|Day 1||Medan||Day 1 Medan|
Arrive at any time. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
|Day 2||Bohorok||Day 2 Medan/Bohorok (1B, 1D)|
Enjoy a city tour of Medan, including a visit to Maimoon Palace. Continue to Bohorok, one of the largest national parks in the world, famous for its orangutan rehabilitation centre. Included Activities: Medan City Tour Transport: Private Vehicle (4.00 hour(s), 87km)
|Day 3||Berastagi||Day 3 Bohorok/Berastagi (1B)|
Enjoy the cooler weather in the hilly resort town of Berastagi. Included Activities: Jungle Trekking in Gunung Leuser National Park Transport: Private Vehicle (7.00 hour(s), 163km)
|Day 4||Berastagi||Day 4 Berastagi (1B)|
Hike up Sibayak Volcano for sunrise and take in the stunning view of the valley. Enjoy a free afternoon with the option to visit the local hot springs. Included Activities: Sibayak Volcano Hike
|Day 5||Samosir Island||Day 5 Berastagi/Samosir Island (1B)|
Depart for the island of Samosir. En route, stop for an included visit to a coffee plantation. Included Activities: Coffee Plantation Visit Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 188km)
|Day 6||Samosir Island||Day 6 Samosir Island (1B)|
Enjoy a free day with options to relax or explore Samosir Island. Venture out for an excursion to see traditional batak houses and the tombs in Tomok.
|Day 7||Medan||Day 7 Samosir Island/Medan (1B)|
Enjoy a free morning, then drive back to Medan for the final night in Sumatra. Transport: Private Vehicle (5.00 hour(s), 188km)
|Day 8||Medan||Day 8 Medan (1B)|
Depart at any time.
Local Flights: N/A
Dossier Disclaimer:The information in this trip details document has been compiled with care and is provided in good faith. However it is subject to change, and does not form part of the contract between the client and the operator. The itinerary featured is correct at time of printing. It may differ slightly to the one in the brochure. Occasionally our itineraries change as we make improvements that stem from past travellers, comments and our own research. Sometimes it can be a small change like adding an extra meal along the itinerary. Sometimes the change may result in us altering the tour for the coming year. Ultimately, our goal is to provide you with the most rewarding experience. Please note that our brochure is usually released in November each year. If you have booked from the previous brochure you may find there have been some changes to the itinerary.
VERY IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you print a final copy of your Trip Details to review a couple of days prior to travel, in case there have been changes that affect your plans.
Itinerary Disclaimer: While it is our intention to adhere to the route described below, there is a certain amount of flexibility built into the itinerary and on occasion it may be necessary, or desirable to make alterations. The itinerary is brief, as we never know exactly where our journey will take us. Due to our style of travel and the regions we visit, travel can be unpredictable. The Trip Details document is a general guide to the tour and region and any mention of specific destinations or wildlife is by no means a guarantee that they will be visited or encountered. Aboard expedition trips visits to research stations depend on final permission.
Additionally, any travel times listed are approximations only and subject to vary due to local circumstances.