Medan Travel Agency: Best Medan Travel Agent & Tour Services to Bukit Lawang & Lake Toba, North Sumatra

SWI Tour & Travel is one of the best Medan travel agency offering various travel and tour packages with experienced tour guide that make your holiday trip full of unforgettable memories. SWI Tour & Travel is a Medan travel agent located in Setiabudi, Medan, North Sumatra. We have the branch office both in Padang in West Sumatra and Aceh in the northernmost tip of Sumatra Island, Indonesia.

Planning the trip or travel to various destinations in Indonesia, SWI Tour & Travel as your preferred travel agency in Medan, North Sumatra can save your time by sorting all things. No need to bring you on trouble or stuck anywhere. Our Medan travel agent and tour service always help you.

SWI Tour & Travel offering exclusive tour packages with best price. As a full service travel agency, we are also offering fishing charters, scuba diving trips, free dive course, snorkeling tour, spearfishing to other adventurous trip such as hiking the mount, camping, surfing, kayaking to jungle trekking to see orangutans, elephants and other Sumatran wildlife.


What’s your next travel bucket list? Sumatra is one of the most beautiful and attractive place to visit. You will see many things ranging from magnificent underwater world, pristine beaches, virgin jungle to rich of cultural attractions. Here are the best travel packages we are offering to the destinations below:

  • 1. Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra

Mount Leuser National Park is one of the best places in the world to see orangutans. Bukit Lawang is part of it which one of the best place to meet them in Leuser National Park. There two places left in the world to see Orangutans, Sumatra and Borneo. Leuser National Park are very rich with wildlife and beautiful jungle. It’s home to various of birds, plants, mammals and other Sumatran wildlife. If you are happy with natural tourism and meet the orangutans, find out Bukit Lawang Orangutan Jungle Trekking tour package below:

Orangutans can be seen during the day. You can find the best time to visit and see them. Weather, peak season and fruiting season are the important things to determine best time to visit. You can get to know more about best time to visit Bukit Lawang below:

  • 2. Pulau Weh, Aceh
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Pulau Weh is a tiny island which is well known as world class dive sites. With up to 20-30 dive spots scattered around the island with impressive marine life and coral reefs. It’s true paradise for divers. If you are happy to dive and meet many rare creatures such as mola-mola, devil rays, eagle rays, whale sharks, gigamouth sharks and the popular Capital world of Moray which is the spot where many species of moray, check out more about diving in Pulau Weh below:

Pulau Weh is not only popular as diving, snorkeling in Pulau Weh are also great while you can snorkel in Rubiah Sea Garden precisely in Rubiah Island. Pulau Weh or also known as Sabang Island has also many things to do ranging from free diving, spearfishing, fishing, jungle trek to volcano to visiting beautiful beaches in Pulau Weh. If you want to explore more of this island, you may check best things to do in Pulau Weh as follow:

  • 3. Lake Toba, North Sumatra

Lake Toba is the natural wonder of the world which is the largest caldera on earth. Lake Toba has beautiful landscapes, hills and mountains. There is a popular island in Lake Toba namely Samosir Island which is rich with unique Batak Culture. If you are happy to see the nature and the culture, you can see the following Lake Toba tour package:

Lake Toba has an areas of 1,707 kilometer square formed by gigantic volcanic eruptions 70.000 years ago. Lake Toba is one of the popular tourist destinations in Indonesia and top priority tourism project by government. There are plenty of things to see at Lake Toba. Here are the exciting places to visit in Lake Toba:

  • 4. Banda Aceh, Aceh
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Banda Aceh is the gateway to west Indonesian tourism and the capital of Aceh province located at the western most of Indonesia. Banda Aceh was hit by giant tsunami and earthquake on 2004 left a lots of deep memories. If you would like to see the cultural and historical sites, you can book the Banda Aceh Tour Package below:

Banda Aceh has rich with Aceh Culture and history during golden era of Aceh Kingdom. Banda Aceh is the perfect place for Aceh foods that rich in flavor. There are many things to do in Banda Aceh you can see as below:

Banda Aceh as the gateway to Aceh, while you can head to many other destinations including Pulau Weh, Takengon, Lhoknga Surfing Beach and Banyak Islands. There are plenty things to do in Aceh ranging from diving, islands hopping to surfing. Find out more about Aceh as below:

  • 5. Medan City, North Sumatra

Medan is the most visited city in Sumatra. tourists mostly stop overnight in Medan city to enjoy Medan foods, nightlife and visit some place before continue the journey to Bukit Lawang, Berastagi, Samosir, Lake Toba and other destinations in Sumatra. there are some popular things to do in Medan including shopping the souvenirs. To get around the city and other places in North Sumatra, you can book the Medan tour package as follow:

  • 6. Padang, West Sumatra

Padang is the capital of West Sumatra province. It’s the gateway to popular tourist places such as Mentawai Islands which is famous as surfing destination, Bukittingi, Bungus Beach and Kerinci Seblat National Park. Padang is well-known its Padang foods that’s so delicious. Padang is also consider as Minangkabau culture and worth to visit. Here are the best selections of West Sumatra tour package you can choose:

Padang is not only popular as food and culture, there are plenty things to do in Padang including surfing, diving and fishing. If you want to visit this place, you can see the interesting things to do in West Sumatra and Padang as follow:

  • 7. Mentawai Islands

Mentawai Islands is the islands in West Sumatra which is recognized as most perfect surf breaks in the world. It’s also known as endless surf breaks and heaven to surfers. Check out best things to do in Mentawai Islands below:

  • 8. Banyak Islands, Aceh

Banyak Islands is part of Aceh. it is the group of the islands where you can do surfing in the perfect surf breaks. There are lots of tiny islands to explore which is truly paradise. You can see a lots of turtles in these islands including green turtles, leatherback turtles, hawksbill turtles and many more. There are many best things to do in Banyak Islands including island hopping, kayaking, snorkeling, diving and fishing:

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Best Time to Visit Bukit Lawang & Best Time to See Orangutans in Bukit Lawang for Sumatra Wildlife Jungle Trek

The best time to visit Bukit Lawang is during dry season and depend on how you feel about cold, rain, crowd, thunder where each season has its pros and cons. If you are coming for Bukit Lawang Orangutans jungle trekking tour then March to August are the best time to visit Bukit Lawang.

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Orangutans can be seen closer during daylight especially in the morning where they come down to feeding platform. The best time to see Orangutans in feeding platform is before fruiting seasons. During fruiting seasons, most of them are tend to be in jungle while the foods are easy to find. The trees are fruiting between April to November.

Bukit Lawang is one of the popular tourist destination in Indonesia located in the area of Leuser National Park where the Orangutans conservation and sanctuary and home to numerous mammals, birds, plants and other Sumatran wild life.

Bukit Lawang is where you can see Orangutans in the wild on their native. It’s one of the two places remain in the world to see Orangutan along with Borneo (or Kalimantan in Indonesian). Sumatran Orangutans are the rare one than Bornean Orangutans. You can see them all year round.

If you want to visit Bukit Lawang and other popular places in Sumatra. here are the following tour packages of Pulau Weh Diving & Bukit Lawang Orangutans Jungle Trekking Tour below:

Best Places to Visit after Bukit Lawang

Sumatra offer many things to do ranging from diving, surfing, jungle trekking, rafting, hiking, snorkeling, fishing, spearfishing to islands hopping. Sumatra is more about nature. Here are the best places to visit in Sumatra:

  • 1. Pulau Weh

Pulau Weh definitely a worth to visit with plenty of marine life and spectacular dive site. Weh Island or also known as Sabang Island located on the most northern tip of Sumatra Island. Many international divers said it’s one of the best dive site in Indonesia where there are many rare things to see underwater and lots of fun. With up to 20-30 dive sites, it has an impressive marine life and beautiful coral reefs. For more about Pulau Weh diving spots, you can visit the page below:

Aside of true paradise for divers, there are plenty of best things to do in Pulau Weh ranging from beautiful turquoise beach, volcano, waterfall to one of the great spot for fishing. If you are want to explore more about Pulau Weh, here you can see the post below:

  • 2. Lake Toba

Lake Toba is the largest caldera in the world and one of the natural wonder of the world. This lake offer beautiful sceneries, magnificent hill and mountains and unique culture. This place is where you can immerse ourselves in the nature. To enjoy the Lake Toba with many tourist attractions, here is the Lake Toba tour package where you can explore more about Lake Toba and Batak culture:

  • 3. Banda Aceh

Aceh is a real off the beaten track located of the north of Leuser National Park which is rich biodiversity. It also has outstanding diving spots, great surfing breaks and magnificent untouched islands. To explore more about, you can see best things to do in Aceh below:

Banda Aceh is the gateway to the westernmost tip of Indonesia tourism where the remaining magnificent golden era during Aceh Kingdom. Banda Aceh has fully recovered from devastated of 2004 tsunami and earthquake. Banda Aceh has rich of tourist attractions ranging from historical sites, cultural tourism, delicious food to hidden gem near Banda Aceh city. As the main gateway to Aceh, here are the best things to do in Banda Aceh while visiting this city:

  • 4. Medan City

Medan is one of the most visited city in Sumatra. it is a gateway to largest caldera of Lake Toba and Bukit Lawang which is the place to see Orangutans. Medan offer architectural journey and nightlife experience. It is the city to stop overnight before continue the journey to other destinations in North Sumatra. Check out Medan tour package below:

  • 5. Padang & Mentawai

Padang is the capital of West Sumatra and the gateway to Mentawai Island. Mentawai Islands are well known as the endless surf breaks offer world class waves. West Sumatra offer beautiful landscapes, diverse wildlife and rich in culture. If you want to visit West Sumatra, find out more about it below:

Bukit Lawang Weather & Climate

Weather and climate are the important things to find best time to go to Bukit Lawang, Sumatra. Temperatures is hot all year with the hottest months of April, May and June. Higher temperature affect higher humidity while colder affect high winds.

Rainy Season: the rainy season in Bukit Lawang start from October to February.

Dry Season: The summer normally between March to August.

Climate: Bukit Lawang has tropical climate with average temperature 26-27 degrees Celsius.

The best time to visit Bukit Lawang is between March to August while between July and August a bit crowd with visitor. The high seasons in Bukit Lawang is during new year, Christmas, Easter holiday which make Bukit Lawang busiest than usual.