Unvorbereitet nach Indonesien zu reisen, ohne über die lokale Situation vertraut zu sein, kann mit einem Mietwagen in Sumatra schnell in einem Unfall enden. Wir sagen Ihnen, ob ein Mietwagen in Sumatra empfehlenswert ist.
Sumatra is huge and many people underestimate distances and travel time between destinations. Therefore we gathered this 1 week itinerary for Sumatra incl. trekking, valcanos and relaxation.
Most people visit Bukit Lawang or Lake Toba in North Sumatra. Berastagi is noch on everyone’s Bucket List. To be fair the city itself is a typical city mess in SEA, but if you look beyond the crazy traffic you find some great things to do in Berastagi.
Jungle Trekking in Bukit Lawang is only possible with a guide. Unfortunately some of the guides are not licenced and feed the orangutans. Therefore it is essential, that you do some research before chosing a guide. Here’s some tipps on how to find a responsible trekking guide…
Not only the Amazon is burning right now, there are also wildfires in Indonesia. Close to 700 hotspots have been identified in fire-prone regions in Sumatra, Kalimantan and the Riau islands. These forests are not only home to many amazing animals, some of which even endangered, they also produce 20% of the world’s oxigen. Here are some things everybody can and should do:
Bukit Lawang is a small village on the edge of Gunung Leuser Nationalpark in North Sumatra. It is a popular place for travellers who want to go jungle trekking to encounter orang utans in the wild. Here are some (fun) facts to know before heading to Bukit Lawang.
Sumatra has it all: dreamy rice fields, volcanos, dense jungle, the sea, hot springs, mountains. Friendly people, local food and activities for all tastes adds up to this. Sumatra is not so busy like Bali or Lombok and yet worth while a visit for adventure and relaxation.
Many people don’t really know what to expect on a jungle trek in Sumatra. Read our comprehensive overview for jungle trekking in Bukit Lawang incl. prices, itinerary, guides and co…
Most people visit Sumatra to go trekking in the jungles around Bukit Lawang, but this little village has so much more to offer. Read our full and personal guide here…
I have traveled Sumatra solo many times and with this post I will give my very personal tips for solo traveling in Sumatra. I feel you. You may have read crazy things about Sumatra, but if you will travel to Indonesias biggest island you won’t regret it