Sumatra is the wildwest of Indonesia and a fascinating place to visit. Steamy rain forest, swampy plains and active volcanos make up Sumatra, the 6th largest island in the world and the largest in Indonesia. You are guaranteed an adventure here, with hiking, surfing, climbing and jungle treks just a few examples of what is on offer. 10 national parks boast an impressive array of endemic species including the Sumatran Tiger, Orang-utan, Rhino, Elephant and Rabbit.
There are also up to 52 ethnic minorities groups living in Sumatra, each with unique and fascinating traditions, clothes and lifestyles. Hilltop and jungle enclosed villages are dotted across the island that make for a fascinating insight into the inhabitants of this wild island.