Day 01 Medan - Nias
Morning depart by SMAC small flight for Gunung Sitoli, Nias. In 1 hour flight, arrive at Binaka Airstrip. Transfer to Gunung Sitoli for lunch. After lunch, transfer to Teluk Dalam that lies at th Southern tip of Nias Island. dinner and accommodation at the hotel in Teluk Dalam.
Day 02 Nias - Teluk Dalam tour
After breakfast, a day tour visiting Bawomataluo, meaning sun hill, to see the remnant of the megalithic culture and the typical houses of the Nias Tribe, the traditional stone jumping on a square in front of the King's house. The tour also included visit to Hilisimaetano and Orahili. Lunch will be served en route at restaurant. dinner and accommodation at the hotel.
Day 03 Nias - Teluk Dalam - Gunung Sitoli
After breakfast, depart for Gunung Sitoli with enroute visit other typical village of the tribe of the Northern Nias. Lunch enroute. Dinner and accommodation at the hotel in Gunung Sitoli.
Day 04 Nias - Medan
After breakfast, transfer to Binaka Air Strip. Depart by SMAC flight for Medan. Tour ended on arrival in Medan.
Currently the flight is not available anymore, the only way is by sea via Padang city. In the past with sea transport cost US$ 700 per person with 2 person participant including accommodation, meal and some donations. Check applicable rate
See more North and West Sumtara
- Belawan Sea Port
- Bohorok Orangutans
- Kerinci jungle trekking
- Kubu Nomad South Sumatra
- Mentawai Island West Coast
- Minangkabau country West Sumatra
- Nias Island West Coast
- Sumatra Island Overland
NIAS HAS BEEN DEVASTATED BY TSUNAMI ON SUDAY 09.00 WIB 26 DECEMBER 2004 OF 8.9 RICHTER SCALE EARTH QUAKE WHICH KILLED 228.000 PERSON INCLUDING ACEH PROVINCE, AND NORTH WEST BEACHES OF NORTH SUMATRA AND THE WEH ISLAND. AS A RESULT NIAS COULD NOT BE VISITED UNTIL THE TIME IT IS RECOVERED. SECOND QUAKE ON 28 MARCH 2005 OF 7.5 RICHTER SCALE HAS KILLED AT LEAST 8.000 PEOPLE OF NIAS AND LEFT HUNDREDS HOMLESS AND INJURED. The beautiful island and it's people in Nias has been put in trial by the nature despite the fact that their life from beginning has been very difficult only based on the sea product managed traditionally and also their farming is not favourable. This is real an irony of the nature that giving people the missery unlimited for their burden. It is the same as what has happened in Aceh. Aceh people is the most obedient Moslem to the god ( Allah ) in the world. Might be they need to review what they have been so far.
Among various tour packages and tour options in Bali there are some tours which can be said always on the publications and interest a large part of travellers to Bali. Kintamani mountain tour sits at the first number as the most popular sightseeing tour, second is Taman Ayun and Tanah Lot tour, third is Uluwatu temple tour.
- Kintamani tour bring combination of watching barong dance, beautiful temple architecture, beautiful natural views, dance, carving, accessories and painting see description
- Taman Ayun and Tanah Lot temples are two historical heritages from 17th, Taman Ayun palace temple which is always found near palaces of Balinese king starting 18th century see description
- Uluwatu temple located on steep drop cliff on the southernmost tip of Bali island. see description