Day 1. Arrival in Medan with flight.
We will fetch you from the airport. Overnight stay in Hotel Deli River situated just outside Medan in the middle of a tropical garden. Here you can rest after the long journey or make a walk in the neighbourhood.
Day 2. Medan.
In the morning city tour of Medan taking in the remaining Dutch, English, Chinese and Malay architecture. After this depart to Bohorok/Bukit Lawang, the orang utan rehabilitation centre in Gunung Leseur nature reservation. In this impressive nature reserve you can see the orang utans feeding in their natural environment. This involves a 45 minutes walk through the jungle to reach the feeding grounds of the orang utan. The sportive hiker can take exciting jungle trips here. However walkers must be fit and have suitable, large profile shoes. Overnight stay in Bukit Lawang.
Day 3. Bukit Lawang – own program.
Overnight stay in Bukit Lawang.
Day 4. Bukit Lawang – Brastagi via Medan.
En route stop at Sikulikap waterfall. In the afternoon you will arrive at the cool mountain resort of Brastagi. Here you can view two active volcanoes, Sibayak and Sinabung. Overnight stay in Brastagi.
Day 5. Brastagi – Samosir.
After breakfast leave for Prapat at the famous Lake Toba. On the way stops at the Sipiso Piso waterfall, at the longhouse of King Purba and at pineapples, coffee and ginger plantations. In the afternoon you arrive in Prapat at lake Toba. With a ferry boat you cross Lake Toba to Samosir Island. Overnight stay at Samosir. Your room has beautiful views directly at the lake.
Day 6. Samosir – tour to Tomok, Ambarita and Simanindo.
On this beautiful island you can visit the typical Toba Batak villages: Tomok with its kings’ tombs, Ambarita with its execution tables and in Simanindo you can see traditional Batak dances. Overnight stay at Samosir.
Day 7. Samosir – Sibolga.
In the early morning you will cross the lake to Prapat from where you leave for Sibolga. Along the southern shores of lake Toba with its lovely rice-fields and huge Batak kings’ graves you travel through the Toba highlands. During the trip you will pass hot sulphur springs at Sipoholon. In Tarutung, the centre of the Protestant Batak church, you turn towards the direction of Sibolga, the old harbour town on the Indian ocean. By an amazing road with a thousand curves, straight through the Bukit Barisan ridge, you will arrive late in the afternoon in Sibolga, the town where time seems to stand still. Overnight stay in a hotel near the beach in Sibolga.
Day 8. Sibolga – Panyabungan.
In the morning you have your own program until we depart to Panyabungan.
Day 9. Panyabungan – Bukittinggi.
The route to Bukittingi in the Minangkabau highlands brings you again right through the Bukit Barisan mountainical ridge of Sumatra. It is an impressive tour in which you drive through a wall of tropical rain forest. En route you pass the equator in the place Bonjol. In the afternoon we arrive in the cool and pleasant town of Bukittingi.
Day 10. Bukittinggi – excursions to Maninjau (2 hours).
Today you proceed to Maninjau via the silver town of Kota Gadang on the other side of the Canyon Karbouwengat (Ngarai Sianok). For the sportive hiker the one hour walk through the deep Karbouwengat to Kota Gadang is a must! From Kota Gadang you will be picked up by the car for departure to the mysterious lake Maninjau, descending to the lake via the road with forty four curves. The lake is clean and still and excellent for swimming. In the afternoon you drive back to Bukittinggi.
Day 11. Bukittinggi – city tour and excursions – Harau.
In the morning there is a tour to the former Fort De Kock, situated on a strategic point on a high mountain. Around noon you depart for the Minangkabau Palace in Pagaruyung where you will see various aspects of the matriarchal society of the Minangkabau. Our next destination is the Harau nature reserve, famous for its huge rock formations and delightful butterflies. Overnight stay in Iqbal Homestay or Ecolodge Harau in Harau.
Day 12. Harau – Padang.
Today you drive to Padang. En route you pass Batusangkar where you will see historic rock inscriptions in Hindu-Indian Sanscrit language. Hereafter you continue to Padang via the beautiful Anai valley with the Anai waterfall. The harbour city of Padang on the Indian ocean is the economic centre of West Sumatra. On arrival there is a city tour of Padang.
Day 13. Padang – Bogor.
In the morning transfer to the airport to catch your flight for Jakarta. On arrival in Soekarno Hatta International airport of Jakarta, you will be met by our driver. Hereafter you depart for the cool city of Bogor. Overnight stay in Bogor.
Day 14. Bogor – Bandung.
In the morning a visit to the Botanical garden besides Istana Bogor. The Istana Bogor or Bogor Palace, was the official residence of the Dutch Governor General from 1870 till 1942. In the botanical garden you can find different types of plants from all over the world. After the Botanical Garden you proceed to Bandung via the Puncak Pass and beautiful tea plantations. If possible you can visit a tea factory. Overnight stay in Bandung.
Day 15. Bandung – excursions to the impressive Tangkuban Prahu crater, then proceed to Ciater hot spring.
In the afternoon you can enjoy a performance of Pak Ujo’s bambu angklung orchestra in Padasuka. This is a nice event with adults and children performing music and Sundanese folkdances. Overnight stay in the cool city of Bandung.
Day 16. Bandung – Baturaden via the Cipanas waterfall and the traditional Sundanese village Kampung Naga.
Overnight stay in the mountain resort of Baturaden on the slopes of Slamat volcano.
Day 17. Baturaden – Jogjakarta.
On the way stop at the Borobudur, the biggest Budha temple of Java. Overnight stay in Jogjakarta, the cultural of centre of Java.
Day 18. Jogjakarta.
The city of Jogyakarta is situated between two Javanese mystical symbols, the Merapi volcano and the Indian ocean, home of Loro Gunung Kidul, Queen of the South Sea. Jogyakarta is the intellectual and cultural centre of Java. This day you make a cultural city tour starting with a visit to the Sultan palace built in 1755. After that proceed to the Tamansari water castle, bird market, the silver village Kota Gede and Batik home industry. Overnight stay in Jogjakarta.
Day 19. Jogjakarta – own program.
Car and driver is at your disposal. Overnight stay in Jogjakarta.
Day 20. Jogjakarta – Solo – Tretes.
In the morning you will visit the Prambanan, the most beautiful Hindu temple of Indonesia. Around noon arrive in Solo. The Solo sultanate is older than Jogya’s and residence of the Mataram Empire. In Solo you visit the Sultan’s palaces and the flea market. In the afternoon arrive in the mountain resort of Tretes. Overnight stay in Tretes.
Day 21. Tretes – Bromo.
In the morning own program in Tretes, here you can go to the local market. In the afternoon drive to Sukapura for overnight stay.
Day 22. Sukapura – Bromo excursion – Surabaya.
Very early in the morning you leave for the famous Bromo volcano. On top of the Bromo you will have breathtaking views of the sunrise above the Semeru and Batok volcanos. A jacket is suggested since the temperature on top of the volcano can drop till 5 degrees celcius. After the Bromo experience you depart for Surabaya, the second city of Indonesia. Overnight stay in Surabaya.
Day 23. Surabaya – transfer to the airport to catch your flight for Denpasar, Bali.
In Denpasar you will be fetched from the airport and transferred to Ubud, the artist’s village. From Ubud you can make all kinds of excursions. Bali has so much to offer, like hiking, cultural events, water sport, you can decide on the spot what you will do. 2 overnight stays in Hotel Saren Indah (type: Deluxe AC Run Of the House) or Hotel Sahadewa (type: Deluxe Garden View or Deluxe Pool view Ron Of the House) in Ubud.
Day 24. Ubud – own program.
No transport. Overnightstay in Ubud.
Day 25. Ubud – Sanur.
Today we transfer you to Sanur where you will stay for 3 nights in a hotel nicely situated at the beach side. Especially for water sport lovers in Sanur you can do almost everything. 3 overnight stays in Hotel La Taverna (type: Garden Superior) or Hotel Parigata (type: Run Of the House) or Paneeda View Beach Hotel (type: Run Of the House) in Sanur.
Day 26. Sanur – own program.
No transport. Overnight stay in Sanur.
Day 27. Sanur – own program.
No transport. Overnight stay in Sanur.
Day 28. Sanur.
Transfer to the airport for your flight to your next destination. End of your individual Sumatra, Java and Bali vacation.

Prices :

The prices for the above tour are :

  • 2 to 3 persons US $ 2750.00 p.p.
  • 4 to 6 persons US $ 2500.00 p.p.
  • 7 to 10 persons US $ 2200.00 p.p.
  • Single room supplement US $ 1300.00

The price is inclusive of :

  • overnight accommodation in good medium class hotels in twin bedrooms.
  • daily breakfast
  • transport in comfortable air-conditioned car inclusive fuel from day 1 till 23
  • driver, his meals and overnight accomodation costs
  • cost of the boat Prapat – Samosir over Lake Toba vice versa
  • entrance and parking fees
  • all transfers on Sumatra, Java and Bali
  • excursions as mentioned in the program