Fascinating Bukittinggi – Padang, West Sumatera Tour Package 4 Days/ 3 Nights
DAY 01 – PADANG AIRPORT – BUKITTINGGI
Either pick up from Padang Airport (Minangkabau International Airport) or your hotel in Padang (during mid day), the trip will proceed to Bukittinggi straight away. Having a coffee break at Panorama Kiambang would be nice moment. Proceed driving to Bukittinggi around 90 Minutes drive and later at noon check in hotel (Bukittinggi) (Grand Rocky or Novotel hotel)
DAY 02: Bukittinggi – Minangkabau Countryside Tour
Starting the day by visiting Pandai Sikek Village to see local people make traditional hand weaving and wood carving. Proceed driving to Batipuah village to see the old building of Minangkabau mosque (Surau) with its original architecture. Later on proceed driving to Batusangkar to visit Istana Pagauyuang Palace, the fascinating Minangkabau traditional big house. Lunch will be at Flora restaurant surrounded with terraced paddy fields landscape. Later on visiting the Balimbiang village to see old traditional Minangkabau houses, especially Rumah Tuo Kampai Nan Panjang which was built without any single nails and thatched roof top. Then continue driving to Singkarak lake for coffee break. And back to Bukittinggi about 90minutes drive.
DAY 03: Bukittinggi – Maninjau Lake Tour
Starting the day by visiting Panorama Park to see the whole fascinating view of Sianok Canyon Bukittinggi. Proceed driving to Koto Gadang Village to see local people make traditional handmade silver. Later on coffee break at magnificent Panorama Sungai Landia. And continue heading to Puncak Lawang to see the fabulous view of Maninjau Lake and also possible to do the Flying Fox and Parachutting/paragliding. Proceed driving to Maninjau Lake beach via Kelok 44 (the hairpin road to Maninjau Lake) and enjoy the beach of Maninjau Lake while having lunch and even swim. Drive back to Bukittinggi. After driving around 90 minutes, it would be awesome to have a lovely coffee break at Taruko resort located at the bottom of Sianok Canyon Bukittinggi. And back to Bukittinggi for 20minutes drive.
DAY 04: Bukittinggi – Padang Airport
Start heading to Padang Airport which roughly takes two hours drive. It is possible to drive around Padang downtown if you still have a bit of extra time before heading back to Padang Airport.
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