Sumatra tends to be a complete package for tourist destination. This island finds its way to the westernmost part of the Sunda Islands. It claims to be the sixth largest island in the world. Sumatra has it all – rich flora and fauna, a great history and large rivers. The Sumatran Island is visibly diverse. The charisma of the white dazzling beaches, crater lakes, waterfall, jungles rich are definitely going to spellbound you.
Medan has its airport connected to the cities of Jakarta, Penang and Singapore so reaching at Sumatra Island is very easy. At Sumatra Island you must visit Aceh, Padang, Takengon, Bohorak, Berastagi Medan, Pandan Beach. These places are bound to mesmerize by its scenic beauty and the cultural diversity.
The Equator divides this island into two equal halves and consequently it has two climatic zones. The northern region experiences the rainy season from October to April, while the southern region has it from December to February. If you plan to visit this magnificent island it is suggestive that September and October are the months you should consider since they mark the commencement of rainy season. This will make sure that you visit all the attractions in their utmost freshness and beauty without any rain interruptions.
Going back to the history, the Sri Vijay Empire, in the 7th century was the first largest empire and a Hindu kingdom to rule Indonesia. Later in the 10th century the Sultanate of Achin (now Aceh) took over to reign some part of Indonesia.
If you are looking for a quite holiday then Sumatra is not your place. Trip to Sumatra is a complete adventure that demands an insensitive skin and a dusty rucksack. Smoking volcano craters along Berastagi, slogging through the muddy jungle, encountering an orang-utan at Bukit Lawang or for that matter going for a scuba-dive underwater at Palan Weh, this is all you can expect at the Sumatran island.
Earn yourself a treat by visiting the fascinating, captivating and enthralling visit to the marvelous Sumatra Island.