Explore! Sumat ra
Adventure travel specialist Explore! Worldwide has introduced a new small-group Highlights of Sumatra itinerary, designed to uncover the ‘real’ Indonesia. Operating roundtrip from Medan, the eight-day Cultural Discovery itinerary explores the jungles of Bohorok in Northern Sumatra and the villages dotted around Lake Toba (from Samosir), to learn about the unique customs and rituals of the locals. Participants have the chance to spot Thomas Leaf Monkeys, long-tail macaques, slow Ioris, snakes, Sumatran peacock, flying squirrels and mouse dear. Highlights include a morning rainforest walk to spot wild Orangutans in Bukit Lawang and a drive to the hill station of Berastagi. Optional activities include a sunrise climb up the active Sibayak volcano or the rice fields. The tour operate between March-april and July-october 2017. Prices lead in at $1,214 per person (land only), which includes seven nights hotel accommodation on a bed & breakfast basis, transport, driver and local guides.