With active volcanoes, idyllic beaches and dense rainforests, Sumatra is an adventure paradise. Explore UNESCO world heritage listed national parks such as Gunung Leuser, Way Kambas, Bukit Barisan, and Tesso Nilo to see endangered Sumatran orangutans, elephants, tigers and rhinos in the wild.

Fans of geological history will want to experience the super volcano that forms Lake Toba. The stunning scenery here emerged after one of nature’s most devastating eruptions created the largest lake in Southeast Asia.

Further south along the tectonic plate is another volcano famous for its bad moods in recent times - the ominous Krakatoa which erupted with violent force in 1883 and sent an ash cloud circling the globe for two years.

For surfers, Sumatra is home to some of the best waves on the planet. From Nias and the Mentawai islands in the north to Krui in the south, the consistent swells are a magnet for surfers chasing their ultimate ride.

We have collected everything you need to know for you next adventure holiday to Sumatra…

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