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4 Day Medan / Lake Toba Tour
DAY 1 : ARRIVAL MEDAN – PARAPAT
upon arrival at medan kuala namu international airport, welcome by enjoy holiday medan. then proceed to parapat where the journey will take about 4 hours via kota pematang siantar – 2nd largest city in north sumatera, along the journey will pass through rubber and palmoil plantations
DAY 2 : PARAPAT – SAMOSIR ISLAND DISCOVERY – SIPISO PISO FALLS & TONGGING – BRASTAGI HIGHLAND
this morning, we will take a ferry trip across the crystal clear waters of lake toba to samosir island – a large volcanic island that is located in the middle of lake toba and has claimed to be the fifth largest lake island in the world. the island is the center of the batak toba culture and many of this people’s artifacts remain on the island. we will make a visit to tomok, a village of the batak tobanese to see their traditional roofed houses, and the ancient stone tomb of their king sidabutar is found. here, you will also find good bargain of souvernirs made by the locals. then, off to ambarita, another village of batak tobanese where the ancient king’s house, court house and the executionary place are being preserved. afterwards,will take ferry back to parapat. next, we will proceed our journey to brastagi highland. enroute several visits i.e. to: simarjarunjung where you can sit and relax to enjoy the remarkable view of nature, sipiso piso falls-a splender stream of water falling from a great height in karo highlands, and tongging – to view lake toba from top. (hotspring in brastagi will be optional).
DAY 3 : BRASTAGI HIGHLAND – MEDAN
this morning, you can enjoy superb view of the two volcasnoes, mt. sinabung & mt. sibayak. we will also visit local fruit market where you will have a chance to taste variety of tropical fruits, such as: marquisa, (love fruit/passion fruit), star fruits, pineapples, bananas, papayas, avocados, king of fruits “durians”, and etc.afterwards,proceed to medan and upon arrival city tour where firstly we will stopover at batik shops for good product bargains (batik cloth is a cloth that traditionally uses a manual wax-resist dyeing technique and proudly worn by the locals on important events) and maimoon palace historic building which was built in 1888. we will pass by: the grand mosque and kesawan street of which has most of its remaining of original dutch, english, chinese and malay architecture such as: tjong afie mansion, medan city hall, and general post office. and one of this city’s landmark i.e. the water tower, is used to supply water to the city of medan.
DAY 4 : MEDAN CITY TOUR – AIRPORT
after breakfast, we will visit one of the local traditional market where you can find fantastic bargains of souvenirs and local interests. after that, you may try the famous indonesian traditional massage (optional). moreover, you will be given free time to explore one of the most visited place by the youngsters “merdeka walk” that is located directly across medan city hall where a lot of local favorite food and cafes can be found or you can shop at one of our malls in medan before transfer to medan kuala namu international airport for your return flight.horas & mauliate.
Accommodation Hotels :
1st stay hotel : niagara hotel **** parapat / samosir villa resort *** samosir island
2nd stay hotel : grand mutiara hotel ***** berastagi / mikie holiday resort **** berastagi
3rd stay hotel : adimulia hotel ***** medan / grand aston hotel ***** medan