Bukit Lawang

bukit lawang

Bukit Lawang is a forest area famous for its rushing and clear streams of the river as well as a place of observation of Sumatran orangutans. Located in the district of Bahorok, Langkat, it is about 3 hours from Medan. To see it on the map, click here. What’s Special The orangutan (Pongo abelii) is one of […]


Tomok Village

tomok village

Tomok Village is a small village on the east coast of Samosir Island, Lake Toba. It is right on the edge of the connecting dock to Ajibata, Parapat. Tomok is the traditional village well-known as the gateway to Samosir. To see it on the map, click here. What’s Special The number of tombs and objects […]


Rumah Jamur

Rumah Jamur is a camping spot by Landak River in Bukit Lawang. It offers camping, glamping, outbound, caving, and trekking. Its unique attraction is dining and relaxing in huts that are shaped like mushrooms. There are four of them. The place is about 3 hours from the city of Medan. To see it on the map, click […]


Ucok Durian

ucok durian

Ucok Durian is the name of a street stall where a local merchant sells quality durian in Medan. Historically, Mr Ucok started his business more than 20 years ago. His customers come from Medan, other cities in Indonesia, and overseas. Top figures and high-ranking officials are among them. He only sells fresh durian. There are […]


Tjong A Fie Mansion

tjong a fie mansion

Tjong A Fie Mansion is one of the historical attractions in Medan. Mr. Tjong (1860-1921) was an entrepreneur from China who successfully built a plantation business in Sumatra. Tjong A Fie donated a bell tower to Medan City Hall Building. He also participated in the construction of Maimun Palace, Archbishop Sugiopranoto Church, a Buddhist temple in […]