Banda Aceh & Sumatera Tour 17 Days 16 Nights

D1. Arrival in Medan – Transfer to Hotel
Upon arrival in Medan meet and greet with our guide and transfer to hotel for check-in.

D2. Medan – Banda Aceh – Transfer to Weh Island (BLD)
After breakfast at Hotel and transfer to airport for your next flight to Banda Aceh. Upon arrive in Aceh and transfer to Ulee Lhee Ferry harbor and crossing by boat to Weh Island. On the way you might see dolphins (depend on season). Upon arrival and you will transfer to Sumur Tiga or Sabang town for check in to hotel.
D3. Iboih Beach – Gapang Beach (BLD)
After breakfast at hotel, starting trip to KM 0 Monument (Point Zero – most western point in Indonesia), then to Iboih beach  and Gapang beach for snorkeling or swimming. Lunch will be served at local restaurant.
In the afternoon we will waiting sunset in Paradiso beach then back to hotel.
Dinner will be provided in local restaurant or hotel.

D4. Free & Easy in Weh Island (B)
After breakfast at hotel and free at your own leisure in Weh Island.

D5. Weh Island – Transfer to Banda Aceh – City Tour (BLD)

After Breakfast, check-out and crossing back to Banda Aceh. Upon arrival in Banda Aceh and start City Tour visiting Baiturrahman Mosque, Museum Aceh, Kerkhof, and see sunset in Lampu’uk and Lhok Nga beach.
After finish the tour and transfer to hotel for check-in and resting.
Lunch and dinner will be provided at local restaurant.

D6. Banda Aceh – Transfer to Medan – City Tour (BLD)

After breakfast at hotel, check-out and transfer to airport to take flight to Medan. Arrival in Medan and start city tour visiting Sultan Palace, Great Mosque, Chinese temple.
Afterwards, transfer to hotel for check-in hotel.

D7. Medan – Bukit Lawang (BLD)
After breakfast at hotel and drive to Bukit Lawang via Binjai and Kuala pass several plantations of rubber and oil palm.
Upon arrival in Bukit Lawang checkin

D8. Bukit Lawang – Brastagi (BLD)
After breakfast walking to the jungle to see the Orang Utan by crossing the river with traditional canoe and then tracking
to the feeding site to see the Orang Utan on their feeding time. Afterwards drive to Brastagi with stop at Sembahe river
and Sikulikap waterfall and visit Batak Karo traditional village at Peceren, and fruit market.
Arrival in Brastagi, then check in hotel.

D9. Berastagi – Samosir Island (BLD)
After breakfast at hotel and drive to Parapat on the way visit Sipisopiso waterfall, Rumah Bolon ( Long house ) the old
palace of Batak Simalungun Kings and Simarjarunjung to see the view of Lake Toba, upon arrival at Parapat crossing to
Samosir Island by ferry boat arriavl at Samosir check in to hotel.

D10. Samosir Excursion Tour BLD)

After breakfast Excursion by car or ferry boat on Lake Toba and visiting several Batak Toba villages
Tomok        : To see the old tomb of Sidabutar Kings.
Ambarita    : To see stone chairs and table the execution place of Sialagan Kings.
Simanindo    : To see Batak Toba traditional dance and museum.
Afternoon after finish the tour and return to hotel for resting.

D11. Free & Easy  in Samosir (B)

After breakfast at hotel, free at your own leisure for relaxing.

D12. Samosir Island – Sipirok (BLD)

After breakfast crossing back to Parapat and then drive to Sipirok, on the way stop at Coffee, Clove, and pineapple plantation, visit traditional village at Balige, and Sipoholon Hot springs, and Walking at the bank of Sarulla river near the
nice view of rice terrace. Arriving at Sipirok, check in Hotel and overnight.

D13. Sipirok – Bukittinggi (BLD)
After early breakfast then leave Sipirok for Bukittinggi on the way at Sihepeng to see the atraction of monkey picking up
the coconut and pepper, vanilla, cardamom and cinnamon garden. Then passing rain tropical forest of Rimba Panti and
crossing equator line at Bonjol,
Afternoon arrival at Bukittinggi the charming town of Minangkabau people and check in to hotel.

D14. Minangkabau Tour (BLD)
After breakfast drive to Batu Sangkar via Tabek Patah, on the way stop at RaoRao to visit Minangkabau traditional village and stop to see traditional village and stop to see traditional coffee milling, arrival at Batu Sangkar drive to Pagaruyung to visit the duplicate of the Palace of Minangkabau Kingdom, afternoon return to Bukittinggi via Padang Panjang and visit Pandai Sikat village to see Minangkabau traditional hand weaving and wood carving, arrival at Bukittinggi visiting city tour visiting Sianok canyon, fort De Kock, Museum and Market. Afternoon return to hotel.

D15. Bukittinggi – Maninjau (BLD)
After breakfast drive to Maninjau Lake via 44 hairpin curves fantastic road of “Kelok 44”, on the way visit Koto Gadang
village to see traditional Silver work and Embun Pagi to see the view of the Lake Maninjau, arriving at Maninjau
enjoying the Lake and check in to hotel.

D16. Free & Easy in Maninjau (BLD)
After breakfast at hotel, free at your own leisure for relaxing.

D17. Maninjau – Padang (B)
After breakfast, check-out and drive to Padang via Pariaman for transfer to airport for your next flight.

What is included in the tour package :
– Accommodations twin/double share
– Breakfasts, lunches and dinners as appeared in itinerary
– Tours and entrance fees for all of the sites the group attends together, as listed in the Itinerary
– All transports required for the whole journey as indicated in itinerary
– Services of a professional Tourist Guide throughout the tour
– Tour production by PT Lintang Buana Wisata Nusantara
– Specified accommodations and meals for the guide and driver
– Return airport to hotel transfer

What is not included yet in the tour package :
– Airfare & airport tax
– Travel Insurance
– Personal expenses, optional tours or additional meals
– Tipping or gratitudes for driver and guide

(by FIP, Jan 2010)

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