Harau Valley Tour

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Harau valley trek tour

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

 

The tour

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.

Pricing table

Car 2 persons: €35 per person

Car 3 or more persons: €25 per person

On the back of  a motorbike: € 30 per person

 

Program

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)

 

Things to bring:

  • Small bag
  • Swim wear
  • Towel
  • Poncho/rain jacket
  • Good walking shoes
  • Mosquito reppelent
  • Sun cream

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