Discovering Culture And Nature In Minangkabau Land 6 days

  • Private tour
  • Family friendly

Our trip is specialized in exploring both the culture and nature.

See the Bull Race (Pacu Jawi), the dance performances and Pencak Silat performed by local people, cooking class (rendang) and Makan Bajamba at local people house, see Minang Village here.

The nature such as: Trekking trip in certain places like Harau Valley and get involved in local people activity in the rice field in planting rice and working together in local people garden and then afternoon coffee in the local people shop which is usually used by local people to interact each other in the afternoon and evening after work.

Day 1 Padang - Anai Waterfall - Padang Panjang - Bukittinggi - Koto Gadang

08.05 Arrival in Padang.

08.40 Leave for Bukittinggi.

10.30 Stop at the Anai Waterfall and visit the PDIKM in Padang Panjang.

12.00 Lunch in Bukittinggi or in Padang Panjang.

13.40 We leave for Koto Gadang to visit the silver craft and do a trekking through the Great Wall to Panorama and Japanese tunnel.

17.00 We check in the hotel.

18.00-18.30 Dinner at local restaurant.

20.00 Back to the hotel and free program.

Overnight at Kharisma Hotel.

Day 2 Palanta Loom - Rao-Rao - Batusangkar - King’s Palace - Balimbiang Village - Bukittinggi

07.30 After breakfast, we leave for Batusangkar.

08.00 We stop at Palanta Loom to see the process of weaving Songket.

10.30 We leave for Batusangkar and on the way there we stop at Rao-Rao to do a trekking (To see the Traditional Houses belong to the local people).

12.00 We have lunch at Pondok Flora Batusangkar (traditional food).

13.00 Visit the King’s Palace.

15.00 We continue our exploring to Balimbiang Village to see the 300 hundred years old of the Rumah Adat and do a trekking around the village.

16.30 We go back to Bukittinggi through Singkarak Lake and stop there to see the beautiful panoramic view.

17.30 We leave for Bukittinggi.

18.30 We have dinner at local restaurant.

19.30 We go back to the hotel and free program.

Day 3 Bukittinggi - Taruko - Bukik Takuruang - Cooking Class - Pencak Silat

07.30-08.00 After having breakfast, visit traditional market in Pasar Bawah Bukittinggi and continue to Rumah Bung Hatta.

10.00 We visit Taruko and do a trekking in the village to see Bukik Takuruang with the beautiful panoramic from the top of the hill.

12.00 We have lunch at local restaurant.

13.00 We go back to the market to buy the irrengidients for cooking class at local people house.

14.00 We start the cooking class (In cooking Rendang we need at least for 4-5 hours to cook it).

18.00 We have dinner at the local people house (Makan Bajamba).

19.00 Go back to the hotel for a shower.

20.00 We go to see the traditional dances and Pencak Silat performances in the theatre.

23.00 We go back to the hotel and free program.

Day 4 Harau Valley

07.30 After having breakfast, we get ready to leave for Harau to do a trekking around Harau Valley to see the waterfalls, forest, rice fields, populated gibbons and butterflies.

13.00 We have lunch at the waterfalls. After lunch, have a swim at the waterfall.

15.00 We go back to Abdi Homestay with Becak (Traditional Transport here) while enjoying the amazing experience of the life here.

17.00 We enjoy the afternoon coffee break while feel the breeze and beautiful landscape here.

18.00 Have for a shower and then have lunch here.

20.00 Free program.

Day 5 Pandai Sikek - Lawang Park - Maninjau Lake

07.30 After having breakfast we check out from Abdi Homestay and we continue to go to Pandai Sikek to get involved in woodcarving.

09.00 Start carving the wood in the owner’s shop.

11.00 We leave for Lawang Top or Lawang Park to see the amazing landscape. On the way we will have lunch at local restaurant.

12.00 Continue our trip to Lawang Park or Lawang Top.

14.00 See the process of making brown sugar by using the buffalo in making it.

15.00 Go down to see Maninjau Lake.

17.00 Go back to Bukittinggi.

18.00 Have dinner at local restaurant.

19.30 Go back to the hotel and free program.

Day 6 Air Manis Beach - Padang

07.30 After breakfast, we check out from the hotel. Then we leave for Padang to visit Air Manis Beach (Malin Kundang Stone).

11.30 Have lunch at local restaurant.

12.30 Visit the old town of Padang city, Sitinurbaya Bridge and then Padang beach.

15.00 Buy ole-oleh at Cristine Hakim (Minang traditional food)

16.00 Leave for the airport and stop at Rattan Industry

17.30 Check in at the airport and tour ends

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


What's included

  • Accommodation
  • Guiding in selected language
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Pick up and drop off
  • Transportation
  • Park/ museum entrance fees
  • Taxes

Available in

Dutch, English, Japanese


Available for

Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Padang , West Sumatra, Indonesia

Pick up times available: 08:00

Pick up location: Minangkabau International Airport

Ends at: Minangkabau International Airport

Nearest airport: Minangkabau International Airport (PDG)



Cancellation policy

0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date

from $325 per person

* Minimum of 2 adults are required on this tour

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  • Bull Race
  • Pencak Silat
  • Cooking Class
  • Makan Bajamba
  • Minang Village
  • Harau Valley
  • Planting Rice
  • Minangkabau
  • Minang Dance
  • Minang Food
  • Minang Cooking Class
  • Trekking
  • Songket
  • Batusangkar
  • Bukittinggi