Bukittinggi (Indonesian for “high hill”) is the second biggest city in West Sumatra, Indonesia, with a population of over 117,000 people and an area of 25.24 km². It is in the Minangkabau Highlands, 90 km by road from the West Sumatran capital city of Padang. The whole area is directly adjacent to the Agam Regency. It is located at 0°18’20?S 100°22’9?E, near the volcanoes Mount Singgalang (inactive) and Mount Marapi (still active). At 930 m above sea level, the city has a cool climate with temperatures between 16.1° to 24.9°C. The city is the birthplace of some of the founders of the Republic of Indonesia, such as Mohammad Hatta and Assaat.

Bukittinggi was formerly known as Fort de Kock and was once dubbed as Parijs van Sumatera besides of Medan. The city has been the capital of Indonesia during the Emergency Government of the Republic of Indonesia (PDRI). Before it became the capital of PDRI, the city has become the centre of government, both at the time of the Dutch East Indies and during the Japanese colonial period.

Bukittinggi is also known as a tourist city in West Sumatera. It is siblings (sister city) with Seremban in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia. A well-visited tourist spot is the Jam Gadang, a clock tower located in the heart of the city which is also a symbol for the city.

3 DAYS & 2 NIGHTS (2N BUKIT TINGGI)

DAY 1 : PADANG – BUKIT TINGGI (L,D)
Arrive in Padang International airport, welcome service by our staff / tour guide. Transfer to Bukit Tinggi via Lembah Anai. Route stop at Batang Anai waterfall and information centre of Minangkabau Culture. Visit Pandai Sikek village to buy weaving handicraft “kain songket”, Handbroidery / sulam, telekung and wood carving. Continue the journey to visit Ngarai Sianok / Grand Canyon and Japanese Tunnel, Benteng Fort De Kock and the zoo. Afternoon walk and shopping at Jam Gadang / Minang Big Ben in bukit Tinggi and Pasar Atas. Dinner and check in to the hotel in Bukit Tinggi.

Evening walk / shopping / nite life in Bukit Tinggi

DAY 2 : MINANGKABAU TOUR (B,L,D)
After breakfast at hotel, fullday tour of Minangkabau highland. Visit Kinicko, Haji Rosma / Handbroidery and Istana Pagaruyung. After lunch at Pondok Flora restaurant, Lake Maninjau tour / embun pagi. In the evening, after dinner at local restaurant, then optional tour to see the traditional dance of Minangkabau.

Evening walk / shopping / nite life in Bukit Tinggi.

DAY 3 : BUKIT TINGGI – PADANG (B)
DAY 3 : BUKIT TINGGI – PADANG (B)

CHOICE OF HOTEL :

CITY TOURIST DELUXE
BUKIT TINGGI HOTEL ROYAL DENAI VIEW / BUNDA / GREN MALINDO / SIMILAR HOTEL THE HILLS / GRAND ROCKY / SIMILAR

4 DAYS & 3 NIGHTS (2N BUKIT TINGGI & 1 N PADANG)

DAY 1 : PADANG – BUKIT TINGGI (L,D)
Arrive in Padang International airport, welcome service by our staff / tour guide. Transfer to Bukit Tinggi via Lembah Anai. Route stop at Batang Anai waterfall and information centre of Minangkabau Culture. Visit Pandai Sikek village to buy weaving handicraft “kain songket”, Handbroidery / sulam, telekung and wood carving. Continue the journey to visit Ngarai Sianok / Grand Canyon and Japanese Tunnel, Benteng Fort De Kock and the zoo. Afternoon walk and shopping at Jam Gadang / Minang Big Ben in bukit Tinggi and Pasar Atas. Dinner and check in to the hotel in Bukit Tinggi.

Evening walk / shopping / nite life in Bukit Tinggi

DAY 2 : MINANGKABAU TOUR (B,L,D)
After breakfast at hotel, fullday tour of Minangkabau highland. Visit Kinicko, Haji Rosma / Handbroidery and Istana Pagaruyung. After lunch at Pondok Flora restaurant, Lake Maninjau tour / embun pagi. In the evening, after dinner at local restaurant, then optional tour to see the traditional dance of Minangkabau.

Evening walk / shopping / nite life in Bukit Tinggi.

DAY 3 : BUKIT TINGGI TOUR – PADANG (B,L,D)
Check out from hotel, then Bukit Tinggi sight seeing : visit Ngarai Sianok / Grand Canyon, Japanese Tunnel, Benteng fort De Kock and the zoo. Visit jam Gadang / Minang Big Ben in Bukit Tinggi and shopping at Pasar Atas. After lunch at local restaurant, then leave Bukit Tinggi for Padang. Arrive in Padang, the city tour : visit Padang Beach, Siti Nurbaya Bridge, China Town and Pasar Raya. Dinner and check in hotel in Padang.

Evening walk / shopping / nite life in Padang.

DAY 4 : HOTEL – AIRPORT (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Fre program. Transfer to airport to fly home with a beautiful memory from Jakarta / Bandung / Indonesia

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