4 Day Minangkabau and Bukittinggi Cultural Tour: Gadang House and Natural Wonders
Explore West Sumatra’s must-see nature and cultural attractions in this private 4 Days Tour.
|Tour Name||4 Day Minangkabau and Bukittinggi Cultural Tour: Gadang House and Natural Wonders|
|Duration||4 Days 3 Nights|
|Tour Type||Private Sightseeing Tour & City Tour|
Experience Overnight Stay in Minangkabau Traditional Village
The 4-day Minangkabau cultural tour is a unique travel experience visiting Minangkabau village, Bukittinggi, and traditional Gadang House in Solok. It combines the best of Padang and Bukittinggi which have ancient historical treasures and splendid natural beauty. There will also be plenty of opportunities to explore, such as Minangkabau Big Clock Tower (Jam Gadang), Thousand Gadang House, and Twin Lakes. Enjoy a nature valley overlooks Sianok Canyon with a lot of greeneries at Taman Panorama and perfect view of Harau valley which bordering on a ravine and flanked by two hills between two nature reserves. Learn about Minang Culture at Minangkabau Culture Documentation and Information Center (PDIKM). Also, photo stops in various interesting places in Padang, Solok, and Bukittinggi. This private tour is all-in, includes air-conditioned vehicle, English speaking guide, selected meals and accommodation.
Explore Minangkabau’s Most Beautiful Spots: Twin Lakes, Harau Valley, Thousand Gadang House and Many More
Our four days tour transports you through the majestic landmarks such as traditional Gadang House, stunning sceneries, to the historical sites. Upon arrival at Minangkabau International Airport, you will pick up by our representative then start your first day of tour with city tour in Padang. Short visit to see Siti Nurbaya Bridge, Padang’s Chinatown, Padang Beach, Lora Monument, and Grand Mosque of West Sumatra. Then, you will try the most famous durian ice cream in Padang. On the way to twin lakes in Solok, we could short stop at Taman Hutan Bung Hatta for picture taking. Continue the trip to Thousand Gadang House for approximately 2 hours, overnight stay in this traditional village. Along the way, we will pass through the tea plantation of Alahan Panjang which presents a refreshing view.
Impressed by the superb architecture of the Grand Mosque of West Sumatra. The design is based on traditional Minangkabau Gadang house.
Twin Lakes are favorite places in West Sumatra Tourism
Explore the famous center of a Thousand Gadang House (the traditional house of Minangkabau). Walking around this village after breakfast, you would find lots of beautiful and unique houses in this area. There over a hundred houses that look similar, featuring a unique roof, and several traditional houses are used as homestays.
Singkarak Lake (the largest lake in West Sumatra)
Continue our journey back to Padang for about 2 Hours from South Solok. On the way to Padang, we could photo stop at Singkarak Lake, the largest lake in West Sumatra and lunch at local restaurant. Then, visit Minangkabau Culture Documentation and Information Center where we can learn about the Minang culture and people. Continue to visit Pandai Sikek Village to see how to make songket-weaving and woodwork crafting.
Minangkabau Culture Documentation and Information Center
The next day visit Taman Panorama in the southern edge of Bukittinggi. Enjoy a nature valley overlooks Sianok Canyon with a lot of greeneries. Then, friendly guides will lead you through Japanese Tunnel Bukittinggi (Lubang Jepang/Lobang Jepang), a defensive tunnel built in World War II.
Japanese Tunnel Bukittinggi
Short stop at the famous Jam Gadang (Minangkabau’s Big Clock), then move to enjoy the stunning Harau Valley and beautiful construction of Kelok 9 Bridge.
On the last day of the tour, after breakfast and check-out, if you have late afternoon flight you could spend your time with visiting Relay Puncak Lawang to see the Majestic lake of Maninjau and its surrounding (optional). At the end of the tour, short stop at the beautiful Anai Valley Waterfall.
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