Sumatra tours

Authentic Sumatra organises tours and private circuits across Sumatra – from the north to the south – as well as to the Mentawai Islands, home of the Mentawai people.

Maninjau Lake, West Sumatra

Our Tours

Authentic Sumatra has been organising customised tours and treks across Sumatra – as well as in Java, Bali and Lombok – since 2010. Please contact us to discuss your requirements so that we can create the perfect personalised circuit for you, which really suits your wishes and expectations.

We work with English and French speaking guides and are committed to employing local guides as much as we can in each area (Mentawai, West Sumatra. North Sumatra, Java, Bali and Lombok).

Maninjau Lake, West Sumatra

West Sumatra tour

Come with us and discover Minang country and the small town of Bukittinggi with its traditional market. Visit the Maninjau lake, relax in the Harau valley or take a trip to the magnificent Minangkabau palace of Pagaruyung.

Hiking in Sinabung

Volcano hiking

If you fancy a trek, the volcanoes are waiting for you! Discover the Merapi and Singgalang in West Sumatra or the Kerinci, the highest volcano in Indonesia located near Jambi province. Further north are Sibayak and Sinabung. Our experienced local guides are passionate about trekking!

Mentawai men dancing

Mentawai Islands tour

Fearless? Are you willing to enter the Siberut jungle and meet the Mentawai tribe, natives of the Mentawai islands, who who live a semi–nomadic hunter–gatherer lifestyle in harmony with nature and spirits? If so, visit our Mentawai tours page to find out more…

Orangutan at Bukit Lawang

North Sumatra tour

North Sumatra’s Gunung Leuser national park is home of the orangutan. Come and discover the unique Batak culture and its incredible architecture or enjoy a ride on the back of a Sumatran elephant in the jungle of Tangkahan

Mentawai surf trip

Mentawai surf trip

The Mentawai islands are the embodiment of living the dream – desert islands, white sandy beaches, a simple life connected with nature and surfing world–class waves.
Visit our Mentawai surf trip page to find out more…