5 days in Bukittinggi & Padang Itinerary

5 days in Bukittinggi & Padang Itinerary

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Bukittinggi
— 1 night
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Padang
— 3 nights

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Bukittinggi

— 1 night

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 13th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Jam Gadang Bukittinggi and then take in breathtaking views at Sianok canyon.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bukittinggi trip builder tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Bukittinggi. December in Bukittinggi sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Padang.

Things to do in Bukittinggi

Parks · Nature

Padang

— 3 nights

Porch of Medina

The largest city on the western coast of Sumatra, Padang enjoys a reputation as one of Indonesia's cleanest and greenest cities despite its hub of residential and commercial activity.
Padang is known for nature, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Waterfall Lembah Anai, enjoy the sand and surf at Pantai Padang Taplau, look for gifts at Kripik Balado Shirley, and step off the mainland to explore Pasumpahan Island.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Padang tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bukittinggi to Padang in 3 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Padang can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C.

Things to do in Padang

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors