From Highland to Island of West Sumatra
Discover Nature, Culture and Adventure
Day 1 Welcome to Minangkabau (LD)
Your arrival at Minangkabau International Airport will be welcome by our representative, go straight to Bukittinggi. On the way, you will stop in Anai Waterfall then visit Minangkabau Village and Documentary Centre of Minangkabau in Padang Panjang. Have lunch in local restaurant and then continue to Batu Taba village to see intricate hand woven cloth called Songket. Go to Bukittinggi and check in at Pusako Hotel ****
After dinner,we bring you to see the Minang traditional dance performance.
Day 2 Walking Brings Us Together Megalith at Mahat Harau Valley (BLD)
After breakfast we straight to Mahat Village for Megaliths (Menhir) and have a check of history from the oldest people. From Mahat Village continue to Harau Valley, one of beautiful phenomena in West Sumatra. Check in Echo Home Stay Harau.
Day 3 Megaliths in Guguk Balubuih (BLD)
After breakfast you have looked the Harau Waterfall.From Harau we continue to have great opportunity to see The Megaliths in Guguk Dangung Village and Balubuih Village where you can find some the world heritages, then visit Rumah Gadang 50 Pillars and go ahead to Sei Beringin and over night at local house there.
Day 4 Pariangan - Belimbing Village - Oldest Minang House (BLD)
After breakfast you take your way to see the embroidery in Baso, visiting the local home industries of coffee and take a look for the process.Then see the oldest village of Minangkabau, named Koto Tua Pariangan and listen the history from the oldest person who has relative with Minangkabau Kingdom. Take lunch with traditional way of Minangkabau (Makan Bajamba). After lunch you will visit Belimbing Village for Oldest Minangkabau House.From Belimbing you straight to Sawahlunto,stay over night local home stay.
Day 5 Sawahlunto - Silungkang - Solok - Singkarak Lake (BLD)
After breakfast you will have city tour in Sawahlunto,it’s an old town.The journey will continue to Silungkang explore the traditional souvenir, handicraft and jewelry specific from Silungkang. Then continue to Solok regency to see The Long House which was built more than 100 years. Learn about how the architecture of that house, take lunch over there. Then heading to Singkarak Lake and stay over night in Singkarak Sumpur Hotel.
Day 6 Maninjau Lake (BLD)
After breakfast we going to Pandai Sikek Village a charming wood carver’s village famous for intricate hand woven cloth called Songket. Then have short journey in Bukittinggi and visit Bird park,museum,Pasar Ateh Pasar Bawa, Panorama and the symbol of Bukittinggi, Big Clock (Jam Gadang). Japanese Tunnel and Sianok Canyon. The walking will be ended at Koto Gadang village. Here craftsmen produce delicate filigree silver jewelry.After lunch, you will exploring the spectacular highlands and the unique Minangkabau culture, surround yourself in the tranquility of Lake Maninjau and absorb the ever changing atmosphere reflecting all the moods of Mother Nature. The decent to the lake is a winding road with 44 hairpin bends each offering superb panoramas as it meanders down to the lakes edge. For the nature lovers you can also take the 3 hour jungle hike from the craters rim down to the lake. In the afternoon you will check in hotel, free program.
Day 7 From Highland to Island + Coral Replanting (BLD)
Today you will transfer to Sikuai Island, one of Paradise Island in West Sumatra. Here you can enjoy the white sandy beach and do snorkeling, swimming, sunbathing or just lying down on the beach. Afternoon with Green Tourism Institute you will replant the coral in the island and enjoy the amazing view of sunset from the top of Sikuai Island.
Day 8 Sikuai Island and Back to Padang (B)
Enjoy the rest of your time in Paradise Island, afternoon back to Padang and you will have city tour to see Padang Old City, China Town, Padang Beach and shopping specific food from Padang . Transfer to airport for your next destination.
Price is : USD 750/person min 10 person.
The price is inclusive of :
AC Coach, Accommodation. Meals, as stated above. Please inform us if you have any special dietary or vegetarian requirements at the time of booking. English speaking guide, entrance fees and porters.
The price is exclusive of :
Airport tax, personal expenses and tip
TOUR OPERATOR AND M.I.C.E PLANNER
Pangeran Beach Hotel jl. Juanda 79 Padang Sumbar Indonesia 25131
Phone : +62751 445514, +62 751 7051333 ext 152 Fax: +62 751 7054613
Mobile phone : +62811665754