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West Sumatra

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Things to do: nature, sightseeing, beaches
West Sumatra, a province of Indonesia located on the island of Sumatra, offers a coastline that supports both relaxation and activity amidst great surf spots and pristine beaches. The highlands region features rural communities that use traditional methods of agriculture, craftwork, and architecture. Fertile jungle areas within the province shelter the rare Sumatran tiger in its native habitat. The main towns are made up of towering buildings, portraying a distinctive, monumental design. Our Indonesia vacation route planner combines visitor reviews with your personal interests to make an itinerary informed by experts, but tailored to suit your style.
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