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Hi, I had an excellent stay with Bob during 10 days in Sumatra; Bob is very helpful, friendly, explain nicely, safe driving, well security throughout the whole trip. I recommend Bob; If you want to spend a pleasant stay in Sumatra, you can contact him ; You will be delighted; All the best for you Dear Bob, and dont forget “Mama Muda” 😊


16 reasons why Medan is one of Indonesia’s most underrated destinations

Medan is famously home to Lake Toba, the largest volcanic lake in the world. While planning my trip there, the only thing on my mind was getting to Toba’s clear blue waters. We touched down in Medan, a city on the cusp on modernisation. You’ll see crumbling colonial facades and street food vendors sitting right beside modern cafes and bars. The real intrigue of Medan though, lies away from its city.

With the guidance of our driver, we took a trip around the outskirts of Medan, travelling from Lake Toba to the small town of Berastagi, to Bukit Lawang nature reserve and finally back to the Medan city centre. Medan is as real as it gets. You’ll feast on durians in rickety wooden sheds and walk on riverbanks lively with the chatter of local Medanese.

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In July 2009 4 friends and I traveled to Medan, Sumatra to explore the island. Before arriving in Medan I got the contact information for a guy called Bob Sumatra who has a great van (seats 6—7 people very comfortably!) and arranged for him to pick us up when we landed in Medan. I transfered a deposit to him, and sure enough when we landed in Sumatra he was at the airport waiting for us. Bob helped find us a hotel that fit our budget and we set off for the Orangutan reserve a couple days later. Bob proved to be a great driver along with guide, knowing people all over the island, making our trip even more fun.

One should be careful when hiring someone online and giving a deposit, but you will not have a problem if you use Bob Sumatra in Medan,

We used his services for 18 days, driving from Medan to Padang, and the whole trip was great. Bob is fair with prices and is an honest guy who knows his way around and is a very helpful guy to know for anyone traveling on Sumatra. His contact info is [—]

If you have any questions for me, my contact is

All in all, if you are going to Medan or Sumatra, Bob is the guy you want to know!

Happy Travels!


Hi everyone,

We have been to north Sumatra for 7 days and it was an unforgetable holiday for our family. Our trip to Bukit Lawang, Brastagi and Lake Toba three places.

We strongly advice to use a air-con car if you travel with young children.

Our driver Bob, recommended by Pam was very friendly and helpful. if anyone is interested in using his service you can contact him on his handphone: +6281361164282.


I used Bob in December 2015 for a 4 day trip of Berestagi,Sibiyak,and Lake Toba. He was a great driver and an excellent guide. He speaks good English and is also very trustworthy and safe - three traits that are unfortunately not common with Medan drivers. He advised me on the best itinerary and booked an excellent and reasonable package. It included some great hotels. He also accommodated a lot of my errands (money exchange, airline ticket change, mall visit for shopping etc.). He also picked me up from the airport and dropped me to Bulit Lawang which saved me a lot of time and expense. I highly recommend him. His number is +6281361164282.


I just came back from Medan, Indonesia this November 2014 & I want to share my experience with Bob Sumatera, a reliable driver/guide in Medan. He is quick to respond to emails & can speak English but this still needs improvement. I got his contacts from Medan forum recommending his services. At first we had difficulty communicating & understanding each other but this was quickly settled. He has a big van Isuzu Elf that can seat 10 pax. Since we were 11 pax, we need 2 cars for airport transfers for our luggages. The 2nd car is a Suzuki APV. We spent a total of 5 days with him with the 1st day fetching us from the airport late evening & sending us back afternoon of the 5th day. On the 2nd day, we went to Berastagi while the rest of the days are spent in Medan attending convention & roaming around the city. He took us to a batik shop & a food deli shop as well. As goodwill, we invited him to some meals but he joined us twice only since he eats halal food only. He was a bit late in 1 or 2 occasions but he corrected this when we brought this to his attention.
What I really like about him is he never complained even if our convention ended very late at night around 11pm. Overall, I would recommend him for his services coz he’s reliable. He can be contacted thru WhatsApp @ +6281361164282.


Travelling to Medan North Sumatra and need an English speaking guide, then Bob Sumatra comes highly recommended.

A native of Medan Bob knows the city and all of Northern Sumatra, Aceh and West Sumatra.
He is contactable on mobile and email.
Mobile : (+62) 813 61164282.
Pamela ( who has known Bob since 2006 and would recommend him to anyone wishing to have a wonderful memorable time in Indonesia.

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