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Blessed with unparalleled natural wealth, Sumatra has one of the richest ecosystems in the world. No one can deny the beauty of Sumatra, from the top of its majestic volcanoes to the lush jungle, down to sea level, where idyllic pristine beaches are scattered throughout this island. Also, Sumatra is home of some unique primitive tribes in Indonesia.
During our tour, we will see volcanoes, lakes, waterfalls and visit several tea plantations. We will go into several traditional villages to soak up the local culture. Finally, we will cross the jungle to have direct contact with one of the last nomadic primitive tribes in Indonesia: the Kubu, where we will learn about their culture and traditions.
Upon your arrival at the Minangkabau International Airport, Padang, we will be waiting for you with a sign with your name to go to Bukittinggi. Over the course of the trip, we will stop to see the Anay Valley waterfall and PandaiSikat village to see traditional wood carving and hand weaving.
Upon arrival at Bukkittinggi (which means “high peak”) we will visit the Sianok canyon, the Museum, The Market, and Fort Kock. The fortress does not have much of an attraction, but it is a good vantage point for viewing the tilled fields and active volcano.
In the afternoon, check-in at the hotel and rest.
Accommodation: Royal Denai Hotel or similar
After having our breakfast, we continue our adventure. Our route is Kersik Tuo through Muara Labuh and we stop at Lake Diatas and Dibawah (literally means the lake up above and down below). We can stop at the Minangkabau village.
On our way, we visit the Telun Berasap waterfall and pass the Kayu Aro tea plantation and upon arrival in Kersik Tuo, we will do a new check-in at the hotel.
Accommodation: Subandi Guest House or similar
After your well-deserved breakfast at the hotel, we will explore the city of Kersik Tuo where we will visit the Simerup hot springs, the old historic Mosque with its giant cotambor and Lake Kerinci. Then we continue our route to reach Bangko where we will pass the tropical jungle with its flora and fauna. During this journey we will make several stops of interest.
Upon arrival in Bangko, check-in at the hotel to rest and spend the night.
Accommodation: Permata Hotel or similar
After breakfast, at the indicated time we will go to the Bukit DuaBelas National Park. It will be 2 hours by car. Upon arrival at the park, we start our trekking through the jungle where we will meet the natives of the Kubu Tribe, the nomads. We will have the opportunity, in the jungle, to join their various traditional and cultural daily activities.
In the afternoon, we return to the hotel to rest and spend the night.
Accommodation: Permata Hotel or similar
After your well-deserved breakfast at the hotel, we continue the route to reach Padang through Trans Sumatra, stopping at Muara Bungo, Lake Singkarak and other interesting places that we will find along the way.
Upon arrival in Padang, we will have check-in at the hotel to rest and spend the night.
Meals: Breakfast – Lunch
Accommodation: Pangeran Beach Hotel or similar
At the agreed time and after breakfast, depending on the time of your flight, you will have the transfer to the airport to catch your flight to the next destination. Thank you for exploring Sumatra with Come2idonesia.
Our favourite time for travel in Indonesia is between April to October, although Indonesia is a great year-round destination, offering memorable experiences for all kinds of adventures. July to August are the peak summer months. In West to Central part of the weather is delightfully warm and it’s a popular time for travellers to visit for holidays, whilst if you wish to travel from October to April, the Eastern part Indonesia, like Banda and Raja Ampat, would be the best option.
If you wish to have a relaxing journey in Indonesia with less crowds, the shoulder months of April to June and September to October are ideal and slightly more economic. If you must travel in ‘high season’ but want to avoid the crowd, worry not, there are numbered of unbeaten track in Indonesia ready to be explored.
The tropics is a warm and often sweaty place, especially if you have Borneo or Sulawesi included in your travel. Check out our suggestion on What to Wear:
Depends on the type of travel, you may also need these in your What to Bring list:
Landtour and Trekking:
There are two option to get to Rote from Kupang, by boat and by airplane. For the time efficiency, it is advisable to take the flights. Contact us for the best connecting flights and if you need assistance to book the air ticket from any place in Indonesia to Rote, do let us know. We will be happy to assist.
We have classified our tours in 3 different classes. Always check which one suitable for your condition. If you have any doubt, you may consult to our travel expert.
Easy: Suitable for most people in good health. These trips can include short walk for days with around 2–3 hours in good paths and at low altitudes.
Medium: A reasonable level of fitness or technique is required, as these trips can require sustained endurance levels as the trip may include longer days of approximately 5-6 hours of activity or/and in higher altitudes, or snorkelling in strong current.
Hard: These trips are physically demanding and best suited for people with a high endurance level, good level of fitness and exercise regularly. Days can be long around 7-8 hours of activity, often at high altitudes, in remote regions and sometimes without a support vehicle nearby. Travellers may be required to carry their backpack, trip with trekking overnights without access to normal toilets or accommodations.
In Bukittinggi we have special full day bicycle trip, visiting village, rice field, etc. It can be as an option trip during stay at Bukittinggi, for full-day bicycle trip, the extra charge will be: Rp.200.000 / person.