The flexibility of our team and our excellent knowledge of the region, enables us to adapt our suggestions to all your needs.
We work closely with different local partners involved in tourism (guest houses, guides, transport...), who share the same philosophy as our team.
Our correspondants in France, Philippe and Marie-Jo are at your disposal to help in the preparation of your trip,
with their experience and comprehensive knowledge of the region.
- 2 nights in a guest house in the Harau Valley
- 2 nights in a guest house on the banks of Lake Maninjau
Excursions to the surrounding islands with our team TINTIN TOURS
These excursions are generally ½ day trips.
These islands are about a 30 minute boat ride south of Padang. A picnic lunch is included in the price.
Leaving on one of our boats, you will be taken to discover superb beaches in turquoise blue seas. For those who like to fish, they are particularly abundant in these waters, although this may depend on prevailing winds, tides and other meteorological factors.
The islands are a sight for sore eyes. You will be astonished by the different varieties of fish (more than 300 different species) and the beauty of the crystal-clear water and the coral. Here in the Indian Ocean the temperature of the water is the same all year round (about 28°C) and you would be forgiven for thinking you were swimming in an aquarium.It is the perfect place for snorkeling ; equipped with a mask and tuba, you will be shown the best spots to observe the underwater marine life.
N.B. Boat excursions may be cancelled depending on the weather conditions.
Recommended duration : 4 days/3 nights
It must be noted that in this region, lodgings are relatively summary. According to your project, we can provide tents for camping, which allows more independance and to profit by being in the heart of nature.
The Kerenci vallay is situated at altitude in the Bukit Barisan mountain range.
A large part of the luxuriant forest is within the National Park of Kerenci Seblat. This is the biggest national park in Sumatra.
It covers 350 km of the Bukit Barisan range and protects 15000 km2 of primal equatorial forest.
Cultivated in the highest villages, tea and cinnamon contribute to the prosperity of the region.
Hiking enthousiasts might like to climb the Gunung Kerenci (3805m), which takes 2 days/1 night.
Amateur botanists and ornithologists can observe rare plants and wildlife ; photographers will be overjoyed.
Country of the flower men
Discovery of the jungle inhabitants, the « flower men », an out-of-this-world experience.
Recommended duration : 3 days/ 2 nights. This excursion can be organised «à la carte», depending on your project.
This excursion is recommended for people curious to discover an ancestral way of life. It is not really an excursion, but rather an experience.
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