Experience the magic of this island
Sumatra is the second-largest island in Indonesia and the sixth-largest island worldwide. Its jungles and forests are home to some of the world's most rare plants and animals, including the endangered Sumatran orangutan and tiger. Learn all about them while jungle trekking in Bukit Lawang.
Sumatra offers beautiful landscapes and thick jungles. The forests are home to the endangered Sumatran Tiger, Sumatran Elephants, Sumatran Rhinos and the cute orangutans.
Besides that it is also diverse regarding its cultre. Aceh up north is ruled under the strict Shariah law, while the Batak people living around Lake Toba are Christians and the woman of the Minangkabau rule over the men.
Most of the popular tourism destinations are located in North Sumatra. In Bukit Lawang you can go jungle trekking and spot wild orangutans or wash elephants near Tangkahan. Lake Toba is the biggest crater lake in the world, where you can spend days unwinding on the shore of Samosir island.
The islands on the west of Sumatra are famous for its waves drawing attention to surfers worldwide. The Mentawai Islands for example offer some of the best surfing breaks in the world. Further up norht on Pulau Weh you can find one of the best diving spots in Indonesia.
Switch-On your adventurous mode
Looking to explore something beyond ordinary? Want to switch on to the adventurous side of you and move past the magnificent rainforests and wildlife? We help fulfil your dreams and offer treks and tours around Sumatra. Sumatra is such a place which demands to be explored. On our website you find more information about Sumatra, it’s beautiful places, best travel time, weather, food and activities etc.
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Tempt your imagination by viewing nature at its best
Sumatra is the largest island in Indonesia and the sixth largest island in the world. It’s an amalgamation of beauty and mystery, magnificence and adventure, surrounding the lush green jungles, majestic volcanoes and spell bounding beaches. It’s an island of extraordinary beauty, abundant wildlife and tremendous opportunities. We take you on the intrepid expedition with all our might. We give you the chance to explore and observe, learn and indulge in its splendid views.
Sumatra is also known for orangutans, apart from the gigantic elephants, rhinos and wild tigers spread all over. So you will enjoy your stay while also getting to know these creatures.
Best travel time to visit
The best time for a vacation in Sumatra is spring and autumn. These seasons tend to be the most favourable considering the weather and hotel prices. Most travellers prefer travelling in summer which hence crowds the place and results in the escalation of prices.
The captivating landscapes
The utterly captivating beauty of Sumatra is real and raw in its own sense which is nestled with beautiful islands, lush jungles, steaming volcanoes and magnanimous mountains. Let’s look at the list of places it has to offer.
- Trek along a small town of Bukit Lawang and enjoy its magical view. It’s National Park is one of the richest tropical forests which harbours numerous species. You can also get to interact with friendly and warm locals while sightseeing the river. Here you can also do White water Rafting and Jungle camping.
- Lake Toba is another magnificent place which is the largest in Southeast Asia. Its island is almost the size of a Singapore. You can go there, relax and absorb its pristine beauty with all your senses wide awake. Here you can also go fishing, visit the Batak Museum and ancient Batak villages.
- Town of Berastagi is another wonderful spot with stunning views of volcanoes. Not many travellers come here but those who do never regret. Here you should also Visit Sipiso-Piso waterfall, Gundaling viewpoint and local hot springs.
Apart from these, there are numerous other tourist spots that need to be explored and enjoyed at their best. Which includes;
- Banyak Islands
- The Mentawai Islands
- Banda Aceh
- And the list goes on...
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The scrumptious food of Sumatra
If you want to enjoy the food alongside the pristine beaches and taste a different cuisine that is spicier, more flavourful then Sumatra is definitely the place for you. You can munch on the famous Beef Rendang and sip through the yummiest coffee while you’re at Sumatra. The typical flavours here include garlic, chilli, coriander and lemongrass.
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Unravel the charm of Sumatra
Explore the fascinating landscapes of Sumatra and enjoy the rainforests which have by the way been declared as UNESCO’s World Heritage Site.
So visit and enjoy the magical scenery of the magnificent Sumatra. You will definitely cherish this holiday for your lifetime.