7 days in Berastagi, Samosir Island & Medan Itinerary

7 days in Berastagi, Samosir Island & Medan Itinerary

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7 days in Berastagi, Samosir Island & Medan Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly + Drive:  12 h 15 min
1
Berastagi
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
2
Samosir Island
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 30 min
3
Medan
— 2 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Singapore

3
nights
Berastagi

Berastagi ©
Berastagi’s volcanic hillsides and rural beauty has historically made this Northern Sumatran town an appealing option for colonizers and settlers.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): contemplate the geological forces at Mount Sinabung, then steep yourself in history at Dokan Batak Village, and then pick up some local products at Berastagi Fruit Market. Here are some ideas for day two: get impressive views of Mount Sibayak, then relax in the rural setting at Gundaling Farm Berastagi, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Spring Pesona Sibayak View.

For ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Berastagi day trip planning tool .

Singapore, Singapore to Berastagi is an approximately 41-hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Singapore to Berastagi, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Berastagi are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Samosir Island.

Things to do in Berastagi

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Mount Sinabung, Dokan Batak Village
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Mount Sibayak ©
Mount Sibayak
Mount Sinabung ©
Mount Sinabung
Gundaling Farmstead ©
Gundaling Farmstead

1
night
Samosir Island

Samosir Island ©
To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Samosir Island day trip app .

Traveling by car from Berastagi to Samosir Island takes 4.5 hours. In December in Samosir Island, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Medan.

Things to do in Samosir Island

Parks Nature
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Simangande Waterfall ©
Simangande Waterfall

2
nights
Medan

Medan ©
The capital of North Sumatra, Medan earned the nickname "Paris of Sumatra" during Dutch colonial times due to its marked resemblance to the French city.
On the 3rd (Sun), browse the different shops at Sun Plaza.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Medan attractions app .

Getting from Samosir Island to Medan by car takes about 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 27°C. You will leave for home on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Medan

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Tjong A Fie's Mansion ©
Tjong A Fie's Mansion
Kuil Shri Mariamman ©
Kuil Shri Mariamman
Sun Plaza ©
Sun Plaza

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