As the capital of North Sumatra, Medan has a very strategic position and is the third largest city in Indonesia after Jakarta and Surabaya. There are consulates of foreign countries and it is the primary center of activities of northern Sumatra. In the Malay language "Medan" means a large place to gather.
MEDAN – PARAPAT
Day 1 & 2
Arrival at Polonial International Airport Medan, then transfer to hotel , dinner at local restaurant.
Continue the journey to Parapat / Lake Toba, drive along the road which offers the endless view of rubber , palm oil , cocoa plantations and paddy fields . Stop at Pematang Siantar to buy some local snacks : ting ting , teng teng , kerupuk / crackers etc . Check in to hotel and dinner in Parapat. Evening walk and shopping souvenir in Parapat .
PARAPAT - SAMOSIR ISLAND TOUR - BRASTAGI
After lunch in Parapat , take the bus ride to Brastagi : Enroute stop at Simarjarunjung / the highest point by Lake Toba to enjoy ginger tea and pisang goreng, Next.. stop at Sipiso piso to see 110 meter height Sipiso Piso Waterfall and to see extra ordinary view of Lake Toba from Northern .
proceed to Brastagi..
BRASTAGI - MEDAN
Day 4 & 5
Berastagi is a small town in the Karo highland of Nort Sumatera. The name of Berastagi means 'rice store' since the area is highly fertile and produces fruits and vegetables besides rice and sugar can. Berastagi is wellknown for its fruit and vegetable markets as the main economic activities. This hilly areas is quite cold in climate compares to Medan and other cities in North Sumatera.
Overnight at Berastagi
|Central Fruit Market|
Proceed on two hour jouney to Medan : visit Istana Maimoon / Sultan Palace ,Batik house , Pusat handbroidery / sulam / telekung , Medan Mall / Sun Plaza , Dinner and check in to hotel in Medan .
Fly home with a beautiful memory from Indonesia.