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
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): get impressive views of Mount Sinabung and then contemplate the long history of Dokan Batak Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Fri): get impressive views of Mount Sibayak, experience rural life at Gundaling Farm Berastagi, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Hot Spring Pesona Sibayak View.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Berastagi trip itinerary planning app .

Singapore, Singapore to Berastagi is an approximately 41-hour car ride. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Singapore to Berastagi. In November in Berastagi, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Samosir Island.

Things to do in Berastagi

Parks Nature Historic Sites

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 maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Samosir Island sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Berastagi to Samosir Island in 4.5 hours. December in Samosir Island sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time 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), buy something for everyone on your list at Sun Plaza.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Medan road trip planner.

Drive from Samosir Island to Medan in 6.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Medan are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. You'll set off for home on the 5th (Tue).

Things to do in Medan

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

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