Indonesia - Sumatra (PDF Chapter)
This is the Sumatra chapter from Lonely Planet’s Indonesia guidebook.
Few isles tempt the imagination with the lure of adventure quite like the wild land of Sumatra. An island of extraordinary beauty, it bubbles with life and vibrates under the power of nature.
- delve into the fascinating Batak culture on the shores of Danau Toba, Southeast Asia’s largest lake
- trek through the jungle from Bukit Lawang in search of orang-utans
- find your desert-island paradise in the Banyak Islands and snorkel Sumatra’s best reefs
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: North Sumatra, Medan, Bukit Lawang, Tangkahan, Berastagi & Around, Parapat, Danau Toba, Sibolga, Pulau Nias, Gunung Sitoli, Traditional Vil-lages, Pantai Sorake & Teluk Lagundri, Teluk Dalam, Aceh, Banda Aceh, Pulau Weh, Aceh’s West Coast, Banyak Islands, Gunung Leuser National Park, West Sumatra, Padang, Pantai Bungus & Sungai Pinang, Mentawai Islands, Bukittinggi & Around, Danau Maninjau, Kerinci Valley, Bengkulu, Riau, Pekanbaru, Dumai, Pulau Batam, Pulau Bintan, Jambi, South Sumatra, Palembang, Lampung, Tanjung Setia & Krui, Bandar Lampung, Way Kambas National Park, Gunung Krakatau, Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park.
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