Day 1: Arrival in Medan. Overnight stay in Hotel Deli River situated just outside Medan in the middle of a tropical garden. Here you can rest after the long journey or make a walk in the neighborhood.
Day 2: Medan - Lake Toba. Today you drive along endless palm tree, rubber and cacao plantations and through the historic city of Pematang Siantar. We suggest you take a break at the hotel Siantar, built in 1912. In the afternoon you will arrive in Prapat on the borders of Lake Toba, where you cross the lake by ferry to the island Samosir. The car goes with us to the island. Overnight directly on the lakeside.
Day 3: Samosir - Tomok - Ambarita - Simanindo. This is a beautiful tour over the island. You can visit the typical Toba Batak villages: Tomok with its kings' tombs, Ambarita with execution tables and Simanindo with traditional dances. Overnight stay on Samosir.
Day 4: Samosir - Prapat - Brastagi. The route takes you from Prapat, along the edge of the lake, to the Karo highlands. En route you pass the tribal kings' house of the Simalungun Batak in Pematung Purba, the Sipiso Piso falls and pineapple, ginger - and clove plantations. In the afternoon you will arrive at the cool mountain resort of Brastagi. Overnight stay in Brastagi.
Day 5: Brastagi - Medan. The last day of your North Sumatra tour, you descend to the coastal lowland area of Medan, along an impressive route through the jungle. After arriving in Medan, you go straight to the airport Polonia for your next destination.
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