North Sumatra is the most visited area in Sumatra. The beautiful Toba lake and the wild orangutan in the jungle attract many travelers.
Medan is the capitale of north Sumatra with more than 2 millions people. It is the 3rd biggest city in Indonesia, after Jakarta and Surabaya.
Batak people are in majority, but there are also Javanese, Minangkabau or Chinese/Indonesian. Medan is very cosmopolite.
We can find muslims, christen and buddist people.
We invite you to discover the beauty of north Sumatra, with the biggest christen community in Sumatra : the Batak people.
Let’s come for an adventure in Gunung Leuser national park where you can admire its amazing fauna and flora, let’s enjoy a beautiful sunrinse at the top of Sibayak volcano, come and taste local fruits in Berastagi fruits market, attend a traditionnal Batak danse perform in Toba Lake or dive in Weh island among colorful and various fishes.
All this is possible and much more, such as elephants bathing in Tangkahan conservation center or visiting the city of Banda Aceh, which still smiling despite of the tsunami in 2004.
In general, it’s good to plan a trip between 4 and 20 days to discover North Sumatra.