WONDERFUL WEST SUMATERA (DE)

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WONDERFUL WEST SUMATERA
West Sumatra lies in the middle of the western coast of Sumatra, and has an area of 42,130.82 km2. The history of West Sumatra is related to the history of the Minangkabau people.
The province includes large areas of dense tropical forest, which is home to a host of species including: Rafflesia arnoldii (world's largest flower), Sumatran tiger, siamang, Malayan tapir, Sumatran serow, rusa deer, Malayan sun bear, Bornean clouded leopard, and many birds and butterflies.
The province includes two national parks: Siberut National Park and Kerinci Seblat National Park, as well as a number of nature reserves: Rimbo Panti Nature Reserve, Batang Palupuh Nature Reserve, Lembah Anai Nature Reserve, Lembah Harau Nature Reserve, Bung Hatta Grand Forest Park, and Beringin Sakti Nature Reserve.
West Sumatra Province is subdivided into twelve regencies and seven autonomous cities. The popular regency is BUKITTINGGI.
Bukittinggi is the third largest city in West Sumatra, Indonesia. It was formerly known as Fort de Kock and was once dubbed "Parijs van Sumatera".
Bukittinggi is the place to visit the remarkable Sianok Canyon, where giant rock cliff faces, rugged trees which grow on top and the dramatic surrounding mountains make this canyon a spellbinding view.
Bukittinggi has a refreshingly cool climate due to its elevation – over 900 meters above sea level.

DESTINATION

Gadang Watch
The clock tower has a clock with a large size on the four sides so-called Clock Tower, this Clock Tower has a ground-plan area of 13 x 4 meters. The inside of the clock tower 26 meters consists of several levels, with the top rate is a storage place a pendulum.

Sianok Canyon
In the Minangkabau highlands, lies this breathtaking canyon which the locals call Ngarai Sianok, or the Sianok Canyon. Sianok canyon is a steep valley (cliff) that located in the border town of Bukittinggi. Ngarai Sianok has two step walls facing each other and almost vertically, falling to a flat bottom where a river meanders among green rice fields. Its height is about 100 to 120 meters and the canyon itself is for about 15 km long. This cliff is separates the towns of Bukittinggi and Kota Gadang on its opposite side.

Harau Valley
Harau Valley or sometimes called the Arau valley is the place where lush green ricefields are hemmed in between huge granite cliffs. There are dozens of waterfalls tumble down from 80 to 300 meters height into the valley. Harau valley between two hills rocky steep with a height of 150 meters form the rugged sandstone colorful, with a height of 100 to 500 meters. 

Koto Gadang
Koto Gadang, a tone of the well educated, well read and cultured people. It is also home to Minangkabau’s finest silversmiths. These craftsmen have been making the best silver creations for generations. The silver is made into jewelry, accessories and miniatures of traditional houses. Koto Gadang silver is not as shiny as silver from other parts of the county.

Singkarak Lake
It is located between the cities of Padang Panjang and Solok.
It has an area of 107.8 km², being approximately 21 km long and 7 km wide. The natural outlet for excess water is the Ombilin river which flows eastward to the Strait of Malacca.

Pagaruyung Palace
Pagaruyung Palace is a royal palace, or also called istana of the former Pagaruyung Kingdom. The palace is located in Tanjung Emassub district near Batusangkar town, Tanah Datar Regency, West Sumatra. It was built in the traditional Minangkabau rumah gadang vernacular architectural style, but had a number of atypical elements including three floors structure and larger dimension compares to common rumah gadang.

Nagari Pariangan
Pariangan is a Minangkabau village located in the regency of Tanah Datar, West Sumatra province, Indonesia. The village is located on the lower slopes of Mount Marapi, a highly active volcano, at a distance of fifteen kilometres from the market town of Batu Sangkar. This village was selected to be on of the beautiful village in the world by BUDGET TRAVEL Magazine.
(https://www.budgettravel.com/article/worlds-most-beautiful-towns_8359)

NOTE
Source from Wikipedia & Indonesia Tourism

DISTANCE From JAKARTA
1 Hour 50 Minutes

FLIGHT RECOMMENDATION
JAKARTA to PADANG
  • Garuda Indonesia 06.15 - 08.05
  • Citilink 07.30 - 09.20
  • Garuda Indonesia 07.45 - 09.35
  • Sriwijaya 09.05 - 10.45
  • Garuda Indonesia 09.15 - 11.05
  • Batik Air 09.35 - 11.20

    PADANG to JAKARTA
  • Batik Air 12.05 - 13.50
  • Garuda Indonesia 14.05 - 15.55
  • Garuda Indonesia 16.40 - 18.30
  • Batik Air 17.55 - 19.40


    WONDERFUL WEST SUMATERA
    by Indonesia Tourism

  • PREIS : Beginne
    Am
    IDR
    USD
    6.750.000519
    TAGE4    NÄCHTE3
    DAY 1
    08.35 Meet and Greet at the airport
    Nyarai Waterfall
    Padang City Tour
    Stay over in Padang
    DAY 2
    Island Hopping Tour
    (Swarnadwipa/Pagang/Pamutusan)
    Heading to Bukittinggi
    DAY 3
    Bukittinggi Day Tour
  • Gadang Watch
  • Sianok Canyon
  • Japan Bunker
  • Koto Gadang
  • Taruko Cafe
  • DAY 4
    Pandai Sikek Village
    Minang Village
    Sate Mak Sukur
    Airport
    NOTE
    The above itineraries are subject to changed due to :
  • Weather & traffic.
  • Local tradition/tribe tradition.
  • Political condition.
  • ENTITLEMENT:
  • 4 days transportation with driver, petrol, parking & return airport transfer.
  • 1 night accommodation at Mercure Padang with breakfast.
  • 2 nights accommodation at Novotel Bukittinggi with breakfast.
  • Meals : 4 Lunches & 3 Dinners.
  • Entrance ticket for all tourism destination in Bukittinggi base on itinerary.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Mineral water during trip.
  • Souvenir.

    NOTE
  • The above price consider as a PREMIUM and PRIVATE Tour for minimum quota of 2 persons per trip.
  • Price will be subject to changed without prior notice due to local economic situation in local area (destination).
  • EXCLUDE:
  • Return Airfare to/from Jakarta-Padang-Jakarta.
  • Personal expenses.

    NOTE - Cost Additional if any:
  • Mercure Padang : IDR 1,122,000/night-include Breakfast.
  • Novotel Bukittinggi : IDR 1,255,000/night-include Breakfast.
  • Surcharge will be applied on :
    • Idul Fitri (CLOSED).
    • Christmas (1 day prior & until New Year).
    • New Year (until 3 days after).
  • High Season Hotel Surcharge : approximately IDR 550,000/room/night.
  • High Season Transportation Surcharge : approximately IDR 500,000/car/day.

    CHILDREN FARE
  • 5 years old below : free of charge, EXCEPT extra bed.
  • 6 - 7 years old : 50% from above package, include extra bed.
  • 8 years old above : full pricing same as adult.
  • About Bukittinggi

    Bukittinggi was formerly known as Fort de Kock and was once dubbed "Parijs van Sumatera". The city was the capital of Indonesia during the Emergency Government of the Republic of Indonesia (PDRI). Before it became the capital of PDRI, the city was a centre of government, both at the time of the Dutch East Indies and during the Japanese colonial period.

    Bukittinggi is also known as a leading tourist city in West Sumatra. It is sister cities with Seremban in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. The Jam Gadang, a clock tower located in the heart of the city, is a symbol for the city and a well-visited tourist spot.

    HOW TO GET THERE
    It will take 1 hour 50 minutes from Jakarta.
    From Singapore to KualaLumpur you may take a connecting flight from Kualanamu, Medan or Jakarta.

    We do not recommend to go there in IDUL FITRI.

    WHAT TO BRING
    1. Sun Block
    2. Sun Glasses
    3. Wide Hat/Baseball Hat
    4. Comfort Sandals
    5. Neck Pillow
    6. Personal Medicine
    RESERVATION|PAYMENT|CANCELLATION

    RESERVATION
  • Reservation must be in made 10-14 days prior the arrival.
  • Reservation may proceed by:
    − Email to butiktripinfo@gmail.com
    − Click to RESERVATION FORM in website

    PAYMENT
  • Payment subject up to 3 installments, which is :
    − 1st Installment : IDR 5,000,000 (upon RESERVATION).
    − 2nd Installment : 50% from the balance (14 days prior the arrival).
    − 3rd Installment : 50% from the balance (7 days prior the arrival).
  • Our payment methods will be:
    − Credit Card Processing in website (additional 3,1% fee for credit card processing).

    (IDR Currency Bank Transfer) :
    Bank Central Asia (BCA)
    PT JALAN TERUS INDONESIA
    Branch office : KCU Blok A Cipete
    Account No: 218-170-0850
    BANK CENTRAL ASIA, JAKARTA SWIFT Code BIC CENAIDJA
    Beneficiary's Name & Address : PT Lima Titik Satu; Jl Cililin No. 11, Petogogan, Kebayoran Baru Jakarta Selatan
    (Please email the receipt of transfer to butiktripinfo@gmail.com|butiktrip.finance@gmail.com)

    (USD Currency Bank Transfer) :
    Telegraphic Transfer (T/T)
    PT JALAN TERUS INDONESIA
    Maybank
    Office : Jl. Ir. H. Juanda No. 27A, Kb. Kelapa, Gambir, Jakarta Pusat,10120
    Account No : 213-810-7436
    Bank SWIFT Code - IBBKIDJA
    Bank Branch code - 138 (Juanda Branch)
    Beneficiary's Name & Address : PT Lima Titik Satu; Jl Cililin No. 11, Petogogan, Kebayoran Baru Jakarta Selatan
    (Please email the receipt of transfer to butiktripinfo@gmail.com|butiktrip.finance@gmail.com)

    CANCELLATION POLICY
  • Cancellation on 12 days on arrival ​will be charged 50% from total purchase.
  • We do not accept any cancellation for the less 14 days prior the arrival.

    NOTE
  • If payment has not been received as above agreement, Butik Trip will undertake unilateral cancellation and there will be no refund deposit for this matter.
  • Butik trip will not be liable to changes or circumstances caused by force majeure (by weather, local tradition, and political condition).