Padang Vacation Packages
Discover the tourist attractions in Padang. The the Sitti Nurbaya Bridge is a good one to start with.
See why Sumatra is so frequented by travelers from all over the world, by exploring the abundance of natural and cultural attractions within easy traveling distance of Padang. Places within a relatively short distance of Padang are Rokot, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the west, and Bukittinggi, 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the south.
This region has been graced with some wonderful shrines, guaranteed to move visitors of all faiths and denominations. Enjoy a little culture, learning and lore amid the great outdoors at Sumatra's ever-popular open-air markets.
Experience a side of the region most visitors don't see by spending time with an expert guide on one of the wildlife spotting tours and guided nature walks. If your picture of an excellent vacation is working up a sweat in wild places, then why not join one of the many hiking and mountain climbing adventures Sumatra has to offer.
More often than not, a region's true personality can be found in the flavors and aromas of its kitchens. Common ingredients in this part of the world are pork and dog. Rendang (spicy buffalo meat dish) and pempek (deep fried fish and sago dumpling) are two popular choices guaranteed to imbue visitors' with the true flavours of Sumatra. But your meal is not complete until you have enjoyed rujak (fruit salad), a common dessert in these parts.
As the sun sets on your vacation in this city, don't be surprised if you find yourself making plans to return to this stunning holiday spot.