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 eight-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.
Day 1 Medan
Arrive at any time.
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.
Day 3 Bohorok/Berastagi (1B)
Enjoy trekking through the jungle of Gunung Leuser National Park before continuing to Berastagi, a picturesque hill town.
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.
Day 5 Berastagi/Samosir Island (1B)
Depart for the island of Samosir. En route, stop for an included visit to a coffee plantation.
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 Samosir Island/Medan (1B)
Enjoy a free morning, then drive back to Medan for the final night in Sumatra.
Day 8 Medan (1B)
Depart at any time.
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