7 days in North Sulawesi Itinerary

7 days in North Sulawesi Itinerary

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Manado ©
As the largest city in Northern Sulawesi, Manado serves as a tourist gateway to the nearby Bunaken, known for its islands and reefs.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Manado: Tomohon (Mt Lokon, Lake Linau, &more) and Lake Tondano (in Tondano). The adventure continues: take in the views from Soekarno Bridge, appreciate the history behind Christ Blessing, stop by Grand Merciful Building, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Tuanku Imam Bonjol Gravesite.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Manado day trip planning site.

Brisbane, Australia to Manado is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Brisbane to Manado due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brisbane in June, with highs in Manado at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to Bitung.

Things to do in Manado

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Tomohon, Tuanku Imam Bonjol Gravesite, Lake Tondano
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Lake Linau ©
Lake Linau
Soekarno Bridge ©
Soekarno Bridge
Scuba & Snorkeling


Bitung ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): stroll through Tangkoko National Reserve and then stroll through Lembeh Strait.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bitung online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Manado to Bitung takes 1.5 hours. June in Bitung sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bitung

Wildlife Parks
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Lembeh Strait ©
Lembeh Strait