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Best of Sumatra
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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.

  • Duration: 8 Days
  • Guaranteed Departure: Yes
  • Physical rating: Light
  • Supplier Tour ID: AESM/141579
  • Your Guide: English speaking
  • Starts: Medan, Indonesia
  • Finishes: Medan, Indonesia
  • Age requirement: 12 +
You will Visit
  • Medan
  • Bohorok
  • Berastagi
  • Samosir Island



Day 1: Medan

Arrive at any time.


Day 2: Medan/Bohorok

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

Enjoy trekking through the jungle of Gunung Leuser National Park before continuing to Berastagi, a picturesque hill town.
Enjoy the cooler weather in the hilly resort town of Berastagi.


Day 4: Berastagi

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

Depart for the island of Samosir. En route, stop for an included visit to a coffee plantation.


Day 6: Samosir Island

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

Enjoy a free morning, then drive back to Medan for the final night in Sumatra.


Day 8: Medan

Depart at any time.

    • Medan city tour
    • Jungle trekking in Gunung Leuser National Park
    • Coffee plantation tour
    • Samosir Island stay
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    • Simple hotels/guesthouses (7 nts)
    • 7 breakfasts, 1 dinner
    • Walking, boat, private van
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • 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 natural hot springs