Padang Countryside and Beach stay

25 Juni 2021       347        admin

Embark on the captivating countryside of Padang, visiting such place like Bukittinggi, Maninjau lake, trekking to Rafflesia flower and explore magnificent of Harau Valley, This is a thrilling exploration of untamed beauty and cultural immersion. Along the way, immerse yourself in the rich local culture that Padang or also known Minangkabau has to offer. Visit traditional villages where time seems to stand still, as you ride through traditional Minangkabau village, rice terraces, Maninjau lake and lush grennery of Harau valley and interact with the friendly locals who proudly preserve their customs and heritage. Taste the flavors of Padang is renowned cuisine, indulging in aromatic spices and mouthwatering dishes that will leave your taste buds begging for more.

Our expert guides are your trusty companions, leading you through the most exhilarating routes and sharing their insider knowledge of the region. Whether you are an experienced rider or a novice seeking new thrills, our itineraries cater to all skill levels, ensuring an unforgettable experience tailored just for you.

After a day of exhilarating rides, rest your adventurous spirit in comfortable accommodations that near by nature and jungle. Relax and unwind, surrounded by the tranquility of nature, as you recount the day is adventures with fellow riders who share your passion for the open road.

Lets hit the road together and make memories that will fuel your wanderlust for a lifetime.

Experience highlights

Trip type                   :           Small group & Private ( you can request ! )
Adventure route       :           Bukittinggi - Maninjau - Harau valley and
                                             Padang seaside, Southern Island
Itinerary focus          :           Local living, nature and Beach
Duration                   :           10D/9N
Price                        :           please contact us!

Trip Summary

Day 1  Padang - Bukittinggi

We will start our journey from Padang city to Bukittinggi city, on the way to Bukittinggi we will pass through dense jungle view of Malalak which is famous with local production of Cinnamon. Arrival in Bukittinggi visiting famous canyon of Sianok Bukittinggi, and night in Bukittinggi.

Day 2 Bukittinggi - Maninjau lake and traditional village

After breakfast visiting Maninjau lake and traditional Minangkabau village, join activity with local people in Maninjau village, enjoy jungle scenary all around the village with terrace ricefield, and continue visiting traditional village and fisherman village in Maninjau.
After visit in Maninjau back to Bukittinggi and Night in Bukittinggi

Day 3 Bukittinggi - Harau valley

During our stay in Bukittinggi we will visit traditional market in the morning and Rafflessia flower ( the biggest flower in the world, we will keep update for blooming season) and Bukittinggi city tour. Night in Bukittinggi

Day 4 Bukittinggi - Harau valley

Embark to Harau valley in the morning, on arrival In Harau valley check in at our Eco bungalow and visit the countryside, ricefield, and local village. Night in Harau valley.

Day 5 Harau valley trekking & 1000 caves

In the morning visiting local village and we will explore Harau valley jungle, 1000 caves and hidden waterfalls, in the end of the day we will visit local production of palm sugar making. Night in Harau valley

Day 6 Harau Valley - Padang - Sungai Pinang village

Transfer from Harau Valley to Padang city, on the way back to Padang city, we will visit Minangkabau king is palace, Cow races even ( Pacu Jawi ) and Traditional Minangkabau village Pariangan with view point.

Arrival in Padang city, we will transfer to a small village located in the between jungle and seaside with breathtaking view, arrival at our Guesthouse check in and enjoy the moment, swimming in the river, relax and paddling

Day 7 Sungai Pinang village - Island hopping

After breakfast, trekking to the waterfall to and have lunch, back to our guesthouse and get a speedboat and continue the trip all the way to Padang is Island with white sand beach and lush vegetation of the jungle. Arrival on the island, enjoy the moment, snorkeling, swimming. Night in a nice beach bungalow with sea front.

Day 8 Beach stay and -Island hopping

In the morning visiting several island around, Marak Island, Conservation turtle and Pagang Island, back to our Ecolodge.

Day 9 Beach stay - Swimming and Snorkeling

At this day you will enjoy all full day on the beach with some activities such Swimming, Snorkeling, paddling

Day 10 Back to Padang or Airport

After breakfast, transfer to Bungus bay and back to Padang city or to the airport based on your schedule for next destination. Tour End

Practical Information


Things to carry

  • Small backpack (we can leave some stuff at the previous place we stayed in (hotel/hostel)
  • Long trousers, long sleeves, t-shirt, fresh underwear (there will be sweating going on)
  • Rain clothes / ponco
  • We recommend bringing a dry bag/pocket (waterproof) to protect your camera and any other important documents and equipment you need to take care of.
  • Trekking shoes, sleeping bag, a mosquito repellent, high protection sunscreen, a headlamp, toilet paper, a sun hat/cap, sunglasses, water bottle

  • First aid such as paracetamol, pain killers, anti-diarrhoea, disinfectant, and all other medication you would usually take.
  • Do not overpack! Keep it simple

What is included and not included in the price

What is include

  • All transport and transfers by private vehicle (car, minibus and ferry to Mentawai) during the ti
  • Nights accommodation in Bukittinggi (eco-house bungalow, standard room and breakfast included)
  • Nights accommodation in Harau valley (eco-house bungalow, 3 meals included
  • 3 Nights accommodation on the Island (eco-house bungalow, basic local comfort 3 times meals included )
  • Program as itinerary
  • Entrance fees (museums and sites)
  •  Local guide / team

What is not include :

  • Flights
  • Meals and drinks during on the way
  • Insurance
  • Medication
  • Personal expenses: souvenirs, alcoholic drinks, etc 

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