Once we arrived in Bukittinggi we opted to take a hike exploring the area. We got to explore Sianok Canyon, the Japanese Caves, built during world war two to store ammunition and hide soldiers. We also got to walk through rice fields and enjoy a buffet lunch at our guides house.
Samosir Island is located in the middle of Lake Toba, the largest volcanic lake in the world. Lake Toba occupies the creator of a super-volcano that when it exploded into being was the largest explosive event on earth in the last 25 million years.
Get ready to hit the ground running in this 28-day whirlwind tour of Indonesia’s top sights. We mean that literally, too – you’ll stay active as you hike and explore Berastagi, Sipirok, Tangkahan, Bukit Lawang and more. Recharge with street food crawls and coffee plantation tours, and take the time to get up-close and personal with orangutans and elephants. Experiencing it all with a group of like-minded travellers is the best way to get the most out of this dynamic country.