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Lost in the depths of Sumatra, Bukit Lawang is a small riverside town built beside the rainforest of the vast Gunung Leuser National Park.
Orangutan is one of the most endangered species in the world, found only in Sumatra and Kalimantan, Bukit Lawang (‘gateway to the mountain’) is situated just 96kms northwest of Medan, making it one of the easiest, most accessible places to start your jungle adventure.
Our guide will meet you at the hotel or other meeting point as agreed.
Visit The Great Mosque, one of the Sultan of Deli’s legacies constructed in 1906, also the largest and most beautiful mosque in Northern Sumatera with its imposing tiled archway and royal burial ground.
Visit Sultan’s Maimoon Palace” the ceremonial palace of the Sultans of Deli with its yellow trim & typical east coast Malay architecture with living quarters occupied by the Sultan's families established in 1888 and became the centre of the Deli kingdom.
Visit Tjong A Fie Mansion; a double-storey mansion in Medan built by Tjong A Fie (1860-1921) a Chinese merchant, the wealthiest resident of Medan at his era.
Walk to Pajak Ikan Lama market, selling a large selection of contemporary textiles including batik where local people shop for attire on special occasions such as weddings and Muslim festivals.
Visit Vihara Gunung Timur being one of the largest Chinese temples in Medan
If you need a break from the heat in Medan then consider a private day tour to the Brastagi, a welcoming village nestled in the cooler Karo Highlands. This tour offers a glimpse into rural Sumatran life without the hard work of hiring and driving a rental car. You’ll enjoy fresh local passion fruit and travel between a traditional Karo Batak village and the Sipisopiso waterfall, where you can cool down in natural pools, without worrying about navigation.
We are local people doing fantastic jungle trekking in bukit lawang national park, and we are born and growing up side of the jungle. So we know how about the jungle.
If you like to see the nature, jungle, and animals in wild life just coming here. Especially orang utan
Explore Lake Toba and Bukit Lawang. Arrival Medan, you drive along endless palm tree, rubber and cacao plantations and through the historic city of Pematang Siantar. Arrive at Parapat, a town on the shore of Serene Lake Toba from where you cross over the lake to the island of Samosir. The best attractions are Tomok Village to see the ancient tomb of king Sidabutar, then visit Ambarita village to see the famous stone chairs & execution place of King Siallagan. The last visit is Simanindo to enjoy the Bataks traditional ritual dances of the Bataks Tribe. Hereafter you go to Bohorok the Rehabilitation Center. Start for a 6 hours jungle trekking in Gunung Leuser National Park to see the wildlife. This involves a walk through the jungle to explore the park. Steep, slopes and dense vegetation will bring you the excitement of the rainforest. In this tropical primary rainforest, you can see the varieties of birds, butterflies, Siamang (long arm apes), different kinds of reptiles.
this tour is the highlight of Medan - North Sumatera, one day trip to Brastagi Highland and Lake Toba ,This tour offers a glimpse into rural Sumatran life without the hard work of hiring and driving a rental car. You’ll enjoy fresh local passion fruit and travel between a traditional Karo Batak village Dokan, and the Sipisopiso waterfall & ofcourse with the highlight tours is the beauty of Lake Toba View from the highland .
The tour will start from Berastagi, we can pick up all travelers at their hotel/accommodation place in Berastagi surroundings. Then we will drive to the slope of the volcano, from there will walk approximately an hour up to the top of Sibayak volcano (2212m). It's quite steep, muddy and slippery (rated 6/10 for difficulty in the dry season and 8/10 in the wet). Follow a shady jungle path which, towards the top, opens up into a more alpine setting. Long pants are essential to protect you from poisonous plants.From the summit you can see (and hear) the steaming vapours escaping from the fumaroles of this active volcano. Then it's time for the descent (approximately 1 hour). Afterwards, head straight to the nearby hot springs afterwards for a soothing soak. These springs are are all built environments, more like swimming pools with naturally heated water from the local volcano, nice place to soak after a hard climb. They all have several pools (6–8) with water at varying temperatures.
this 3 days tour is the highlight of Lake Toba-samosir island and Brastagi high land - North sumatera ,This tour offers a glimpse into rural Sumatran life without the hard work of hiring and driving a rental car and accomodation . You’ll travel between a traditional Karo Batak Lingga village, samosir island,Tuktuk siadong , Batak Traditional dance at Huta Bolon , Lumbini Park.Tomok art market and the Sipisopiso waterfall & ofcourse with the highlight tours is the beauty of Lake Toba View from the Taman Simalem Resort
At 8 o’clock you depart along a fascinating route to the mountain village of Brastagi in the Karo Highlands. The trip takes around 2 hours. In Brastagi you can view two active volcanoes, the Sibayak, and the Sinabung further on you can visit Dokan, a traditional Karo Batak village, the fruit market, and Gundaling hill. From Brastagi you continue to the northern part of Lake Toba to see the Sipiso-Piso waterfall. Hereafter return to Medan where you arrive in the late afternoon.
Discover Medan and surrounding countryside at your own pace and be free to go wherever you want to for maximum 10 hours with your personal car, driver and English-speaking guide.
Daily starting anytime from 7am (pick up time) and ending no later than 10pm (drop off time)Type of vehicle: Toyota Innova for 4 and Toyota Hiace for 5-13 passengers. Highlights :- Flexibility to customize itinerary to your own preference- Flexible departure times and pick up/drop off locations within Medan city- Excellent value for money- Instant Confirmation
Dreaming of a vacation in a tropical paradise like that of Sumatra Island? Well, who wouldn’t, for the lush tropical landscapes, rich and unique culture, the ominous volcanoes, limpid crater lakes, caves and wildlife – everything promises every visitor a holiday to remember.
Less-visited jungles and untouched natural terrain of Sumatra. Enjoy a varied adventure exploring pristine scenery.
This tour gives you the best of Sumatra nature and culture. Jungle tracking to explore the nature of Gunung Leuser National Park with the Orang Utan and their flora fauna. You will also visit some traditional villages and get in touch with local people to see their daily activities and historical tourist attractions is also included on this trip. A journey full of experience! It’s possible to extend your stay and make combination with other destination such as Cubadak Island, Bali or Lombok.
We will drive you in the hustle of highway traffic that leads sto Binjai with views of rice field, palm trees, tall pine and cedar trees
Bukit Lawang, is located in a small village located along Bahorok River and bordered by the dense vertical-rising jungle of Gunung Leuser National Park, a sanctuary for Sumatran orangutan After lunch, cross the river as we and the local ranger escort you into the jungle. As you walk under the canopy of rain forest with some steep descent and ascents, you will likely to encounter the orangutan in their natural habitat. Known for their distinctive red fur, orangutans are the largest arboreal mammal, spending most of their time in trees. Long, powerful arms and grasping hands and feet allow them to move through the branches. These great apes share 96.4% of our genes and are highly intelligent creatures.
> Enjoy the stunning sunrise view on the largest lake of the Southeast Asia while exploring the Batak culture inhabit the island for years.
> Your Lake Toba Tour For School gives positive impact in education to the local communities you visit. We share in the benefits emerging from this ecotour activity with local school in needs, like of school supplies, books, chairs, school building restoration, and free english school for children of poor families.
> Our years experienced & licensed guides are naturally proved to be responsible, trustworthy, friendly & helpful.
> We are committed to serve you at our very best, for you to experience the best Sumatra adventure holiday!
> Our past guests have given us very good recommendation.
> Price apply to all age group, except infant (0 - 2 year old): Free - provided they do not occupy a seat.
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Toba Lake is recognized as the second biggest lake in the world. It is also known as the deepest one on the planet, having the depth of 450 meters. The length is 100 km and the width is about 30 km. In midst of the lake, there is an island called Samosir, on which tourists can visit. You can reach Batak traditional villages that reside near to it. The best attractions are Tomok Village to see the ancient tomb of king Sidabutar, then visit Ambarita village to see the famous stone chairs & execution place of King Siallagan. The last visit is Simanindo to enjoy the Bataks traditional ritual dances of the Bataks tribe. Then you continue to Brastagi highland, the town is known for its plantations and various kinds of flowers, vegetables and fruit, most famous which is Marquisa passion fruit. It's 66 km southwest of Medan and is 4.594 feet above sea level. In Brastagi, you wil visit Gundaling Hill a clear view of Mt. Sibayak and Mt. Sinabung volcanoes can be seen and visit fruits market
Start the journey to Medan suburb gaining the altitude as you traverse Sembahe, the forested foothills of the Bukit Barisan mountain; through the Nature Reserve of Sibolangit with its pleasant patch of undisturbed rainforest amidst giant ferns & moss - covered trees Explore the picturesque town of Berastagi a former hill station during Dutch colonial era, located on the northern edge of Karo Plateau at 1,300m altitude.
Driving up to Gundaling Hill (1.496 M) with view to the north dominated by the smoking Mt. Sibayak (2.094 m) and further to the west is Mt. Sinabung (2.451 M) and then down southwestern outskirt of Karo highland. The vegetables and fruits farming supports rapidly growing urban population in the low lands.
Sipiso piso waterfall, which shoots out a cave at the edge of the plateau and plunges 120 m straight down to a small gushing stream below.