Day 01: AIRPORT – HOTEL (D)
Upon arrival at the airport, greet and transfer to the hotel for accommodation and dinner.
Day 02: MEDAN – TANGKAHAN (BLD)
After an early breakfast at the hotel, proceed driving on the roads, which lead to Binjai to head northward crisscrossing the main road passing several small villages with some countryside landscape of rubber and oil palm plantations line either side of the highway interrupted by low roofed local houses on high post to Tangkahan Rainforest, another entrance to Gunung Leuser National Park. Upon arrival at Tangkahan, walk to the simple lodge for your accommodation.
After lunch, proceed the elephant trekking into the Leuser National Park covers an area 9000 square kilometers heart of the Sumatran rainforests, home to a many diverse and exotic species of flora and fauna. It’s one of the most endangered ecosystems in the world. You will be cross the river and then walk down the river to where we will start the tubing program. The tubing program begins and we will follow the stream of the friendly river until the place has been determined. After finishing the tubing, we will walk back to the hotel.
Day 03: TANGKAHAN – BUKIT LAWANG (BLD)
After breakfast, we will check out then walk to the car parking where our car has been waiting to take us to Bukit Lawang. Upon arrival at Bukit Lawang, walk to the simple lodge for your accommodation.
After lunch, proceed for a 3 hours trekking to the surrounding rainforest that is located at the Eastern edge of Gunung Leuser National Park with chance to observe various tropical plants including a tangle of enormous trees, twisting lianas, palms, ferns, and weird & wonderful flowers and to luckily see wild animals like orangutan. After the trekking, proceed walking back to the lodge for accommodation and dinner.
Day 04: BUKIT LAWANG/BOHOROK – BERASTAGI – SAMOSIR ISLAND (BLD)
Early breakfast, At the appropriate time, drive to Samosir via Berastagi with en-route stop at rubber, oil palm plantation and the crocodile farm, which being the largest in Indonesia with some 1,000 reptiles of different sizes that are carefully segregated to prevent from getting gobbled up by the elder siblings in open pens, where they are seemly packed in like sardines. Afterward, precede the drive on the forested foothills of the Bukit Barisan and enjoy the panoramic view and we will make a stop in the fruit market to try the delicacy of the local fruit.
“After lunch in Berastagi, driving around this verdant plateau, which is as Northern Sumatera’s green grocer exploring farming area possibly watching farmers cultivating market gardens, Next we will drive to Lingga Village to see a glimpse of the way of life of the Karo Batak Tribe and their typical houses with open floor plan in which eight related families live together under a single upswept or rectangular roof of ijuk thatch interspersed with more modern ones.
Afterwards, driving to Tongging Hill, which locate at the Northern rim of Toba basin to enjoy a gazebo, which provides panoramic view with spectacular waterfall known as Sipiso piso. This waterfall is located in the hills with an altitude of about 800 mdpl and surrounded by pine forests. With a height of about 120 meters, Sipiso-piso Waterfall is one of the highest waterfalls in Indonesia. After see the waterfall we will continue the program to visit The Rumah Bolon at the small village of Pematang purba. The Rumah Bolon longhouse is the outdoor museum highlight if only one can be singled out. Visitors are allowed inside the longhouse built by the 12th Chief of solid teak standing on 20 poles.
Afterwards, we will drive to Parapat via panoramic way. On arrival in Parapat, we will go to the harbor and then crossing the lake to Samosir Island.
Day 05: LAKE TOBA CRUISE (BLD)
Breakfast at the hotel. Cruising the Lake Toba for a day cruise by boat. Inland, visit to Ambarita Village, which has an archaeologically important meeting place for the King of Siallagan that supposedly served as a kind of hall of justice with ancient stone walls that were once topped with a thick fence of thorny bamboo, Next stop is the Simanindo Village, which is up to the Northern end of the Island known as site of some of the best Batak Toba traditional houses particularly that of King Sidauruk, which is now a museum and a chance to watch Toba Batak folk dance performed by the villagers and Tao Island for a brief respite & possibly swim in the tranquil water of Lake Toba. Afterward, proceed by boat to Tomok Village, inland walking on the road lined with souvenir shops up to a site to visit one of the Island’s most famous sights – the 200 years old boat shaped sarcophagus of King Sidabutar surrounded by those of his descendents. Afterwards, cruise on Lake Toba back to the hotel for dinner and accommodation. Lunch en route. cruise on Lake Toba back to Parapat
Day 06: SAMOSIR ISLAND/PARAPAT – MEDAN/AIRPORT (BL)
After Breakfast at hotel, then transfer to Kualanamu International Airport / Medan city for your next destination.
– The departure should be later than 14.00 P.M.