Go across lake Toba, one of the deepest and largest volcanic lake in the world. Spend the night on Samosir, one of the largest lake islands. Get acquainted with traditional Batak culture. Explore traditional Batak villages and meet the local. Witness a number of exciting places including Sipiso piso waterfall, long house of Batak Simalungun king and local market.
Day 1 : Arrival in Medan - Bukit Lawang
Today you arrive at Kualanamu airport in Medan. Then you drive to Bukit Lawang, a small tourist village situated on the edge of Gunung Leuser National Park. It is the most accessible place to spot the orangutans in the park. And the park is one of the largest national park in the world containing over 800,000 ha of virgin rainforest and home to an impressive number of mammal species like tigers, orangutans, gibbons, elephants and rhino’s. The rest of the afternoon is free. Enjoy the scenery from the veranda of your hotel room. You will stay at a simple accomodation but nicely located by the river side.