19 days in Sumatra Itinerary

19 days in Sumatra Itinerary

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Medan
— 3 nights
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Bukit Lawang
— 2 nights
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Berastagi
— 2 nights
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Tongging
— 2 nights
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Bukittinggi
— 1 night
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Tanjung Pandan, Belitung Island
— 3 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: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, make a trip to Maimun Palace, see the interesting displays at Upside Down World, and look for gifts at Sun Plaza.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Medan online road trip planner.

Quebec City, Canada to Medan is an approximately 34-hour flight. You'll lose 12 hours traveling from Quebec City to Medan due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Quebec City in June, expect Medan to be much hotter, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Bukit Lawang.

Things to do in Medan

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

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Spa
Spas
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Specialty Museum
Tjong A Fie's Mansion
4.2

2
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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.
On the 24th (Wed), take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then stroll through Bukit Lawang Jungle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Bat Cave and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bukit Lawang road trip tool.

You can drive from Medan to Bukit Lawang in 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Bukit Lawang are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Berastagi.

Things to do in Bukit Lawang

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

2
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Berastagi

Berastagi ©

City of Passion Fruit

Berastagi’s volcanic hillsides and rural beauty has historically made this Northern Sumatran town an appealing option for colonizers and settlers.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): contemplate the geological forces at Mount Sibayak and then catch some excitement at Mikie Funland. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Gundaling Hill and then stroll around Lumbini Natural Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Berastagi vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Bukit Lawang to Berastagi takes 4.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Berastagi are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tongging.

Things to do in Berastagi

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games · Theme Parks

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Ride / Activity
Mikie Funland
4.4
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Volcano
Mount Sibayak
4.5
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Mountain
Gundaling Hill
3.3

2
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Tongging

Tongging
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Sapo Juma and then stop by Tongging Village. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Toba and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bukit Gajah Bobok.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tongging online travel planner.

You can drive from Berastagi to Tongging in 1.5 hours. June in Tongging sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Bukittinggi.

Things to do in Tongging

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Wildlife

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Must see
Lake Toba
4.2
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Lookout
Sapo Juma
4.3

1
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Bukittinggi

Bukittinggi ©

London of Sumatra

With a population of over 117,000 spread out over an area of 25 sq km (9.7 sq mi), Bukittinggi represents one of the largest cities in Western Sumatra.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Maninjau and then take in breathtaking views at Sianok canyon. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Waterfall Lembah Anai and then pause for some photo ops at Jam Gadang Bukittinggi.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bukittinggi trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Tongging to Bukittinggi takes 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in June, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Tanjung Pandan.

Things to do in Bukittinggi

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Canyon
Sianok canyon
4.2

3
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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: enjoy the sand and surf at Tanjung Tinggi Beach, stroll through Lengkuas Beach, make a trip to Tanjung Pendam Beach, and head off the coast to Lengkuas Island.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tanjung Pandan journey maker app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bukittinggi to Tanjung Pandan. In July, daytime highs in Tanjung Pandan are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Tanjung Pandan

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

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