5 days in West Sumatra Itinerary

5 days in West Sumatra Itinerary

Created using Inspirock West Sumatra visit planner

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Make it your trip
Fly
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Padang
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bukittinggi
— 2 nights
Drive

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Padang

— 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Minangkabau Documentation and Cultural Information Center. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Lembah Anai, stop by Kripik Balado Shirley, kick back and relax at Muaro Lasak Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pantai Padang Taplau.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Padang trip planning site.

Jakarta to Padang is an approximately 5-hour flight. In December, daily temperatures in Padang can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Bukittinggi.

Things to do in Padang

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Bukittinggi

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Japanese Cave and then explore the activities along Lake Maninjau. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Jam Gadang Bukittinggi and then explore the stunning scenery at Sianok canyon.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bukittinggi tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Padang to Bukittinggi takes 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bukittinggi

Nature · Parks

West Sumatra travel guide

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Monuments · Beaches · Canyons
West Sumatra, a province of Indonesia located on the island of Sumatra, offers a coastline that supports both relaxation and activity amidst great surf spots and pristine beaches. The highlands region features rural communities that use traditional methods of agriculture, craftwork, and architecture. Fertile jungle areas within the province shelter the rare Sumatran tiger in its native habitat. The main towns are made up of towering buildings, portraying a distinctive, monumental design.