Visit one of Sumatra’s most beautiful valleys where fantastic nature awaits you. Swim in the waterfalls and enjoy the panoramic views in the valley.
Duration: 1 day
Included: Transport, professional local guides, lunch
Tour prices: Starts from €30 View pricing table
Intensity level: Low – Average
Harau Valley is one of the Western Sumatra most valued and inspiring natural places. The surrounding jungle offers a unique flora and fauna, including deep green rice fields, amazing waterfall, monkeys, black gibbons, many kinds of butterflies, birds and species of orchid flowers. This tour is a combination of active and cultural activities as we will spend time in the jungle but also in the local villages at Harau Valley with traditional Minangkabau houses.
Car 2 persons: €35 per person
Car 3 or more persons: €25 per person
On the back of a motorbike: € 30 per person
09.00 AM: Leave Bukittinggi by bus, departing from the Orchid hotel.
09.30 AM: Visit the traditional minangkabau mayor office in Bukittinggi and enjoy the panoramic view over Bukittinggi, Mount Merapi and Mount Singgalang.
10:30 AM: Arrive at a traditional Minangkabau village with a small chips factory. At the factory you have the opportunity to learn how to make chips and taste it.
12:00 PM: Arrive at Harau Valley where we walk to discover the large and colourful butterflies and the panoramic view over the rice paddies.
01:00 PM: Lunch time
02:00 PM: After lunch we can either go to the waterfall where you can optionally have a swim or we can drive around in Harau Valley to enjoy the scenery.
04:00 PM: Drive back to Bukittinggi
05:30 PM: Arrive at Bukittinggi
Optional: for an extra surcharge you can also choose to drive through Harau Valley by betjak (7 euros/person)