16 days in Sumatra Itinerary

16 days in Sumatra Itinerary

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Medan
— 3 nights
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Bukit Lawang
— 3 nights
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Tongging
— 2 nights
4
Tanjung Pandan, Belitung Island
— 4 nights

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Medan

Medan ©
The capital of North Sumatra, Medan earned the nickname "Paris of Sumatra" during Dutch colonial times due to its marked resemblance to the French city.
Medan is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Maimun Palace, see the interesting displays at Tjong A Fie's Mansion, buy something for everyone on your list at Sun Plaza, and take in the dramatic scenery at Sipiso Piso Waterfall.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Medan holiday maker app.

Toronto, Canada to Medan is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Western Indonesia Time is 12 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Toronto in July; daily highs in Medan reach 38°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Bukit Lawang.

Things to do in Medan

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Spa
Spas
4.5
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Specialty Museum
Tjong A Fie's Mansion
4.2

3
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Bukit Lawang

Tucked away in Northern Sumatra, the small charming village of Bukit Lawang is best known for its World Heritage-listed Sumatran orangutan sanctuary, and also serves as a convenient base for accessing the surrounding jungle and national park.
Bukit Lawang is known for nature, wildlife, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bukit Lawang Jungle, Head underground at Bat Cave, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and delve into the lush surroundings at The Bohorok Orangutan Centre at Bukit Lawang.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bukit Lawang online trip maker.

You can drive from Medan to Bukit Lawang in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Tongging.

Things to do in Bukit Lawang

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Tours
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.8

2
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Tongging

Tongging
On the 18th (Sat), make a trip to Sapo Juma and then take a stroll through Tongging Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Bukit Gajah Bobok and then explore the activities along Lake Toba.

To find out how to plan a trip to Tongging, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bukit Lawang to Tongging in 5.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Tanjung Pandan.

Things to do in Tongging

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Must see
Lake Toba
4.2
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Lookout
Sapo Juma
4.3

4
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Tanjung Pandan, Belitung Island

Tanjung Pandan ©
Tanjung Pandan is known for beaches, nature, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Tanjung Tinggi Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hok Tek Che Pagoda, contemplate the waterfront views at Kaolin Lake, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tanjung Kelayang Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tanjung Pandan trip itinerary planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tongging to Tanjung Pandan. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tanjung Pandan

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Water Body
Kaolin Lake
3.2

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