Orangutan – Elephant – Volcano Tour
On this 6 day, 5 night adventure and culture tour you will see both the infamous Sumatran orangutan in the Gunung Leuser National Part and the Sumatran elephants in Tangkahan. In addition you will visit Berastagi to see the volcano and experience the local batak karo culture.
Pick up from Medan airport or you hotel by private car. Travel around 3-4 hours to Bukit Lawang where you will stay in a guesthouse by the river.
Depending on your time of arrival you can visit the bat cave or go on a tour of a nearby village to experience the local way of life.
The trek starts at 8.30am after breakfast. In the jungle, you will have the opportunity to see orangutans and other mammals including gibbons, thomas leaf monkeys, long tail maccaques, pig tail maccaques, tukans and great argusts (the sumatran peacock). Along the way, your guide will inform you about the flora and fauna in the jungle, including the medicinal uses of plants in the jungle. This trek is good for people who have a limited time in Bukit Lawang, or who want to see the orangutans but prefer not to sleep in the jungle. On the one day trek you will spend around 5-6 hours walking through the jungle; giving you more opportunity to absorb your surroundings and observe animals in the wild. You have the option to walk back to Bukit Lawang or raft down the river on rubber tubes with your guide helping steer the way.
After breakfast you will travel 2 hours by private car to Tangkahan where you have the opportunity to wash the elephants. Explore this idylic location and swim in the hotspring and waterfall.
After breakfast you will travel 6 hours by private car to Berastagi. Along the way, stop at the crocodile farm in Medan and visit the Hindu temple. On arrival in Berastagi, you can visit the traditional batak karo fruit market.
Stay at hotel in Brastagi.
Climb the volcano early morning to see the sunrise. The sibayak volcano stands at over 2000 meters and is still active. You can witness the beautiful view from the volcano before descending around 8am, back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast continue to explore the Brastagi city by visiting the traditional Batak Karo Village at Dokan Village and see the Spiso-piso waterfall and visite the femouse fruit market. late afternoon back to hotel.
After breakfast check out from hotel and drop to medan hotel or airport. end of tour.
410 euro/person minimum 2 person.
- All private transport during the trip.
- Three night Accommodation in Bukit Lawang with breakfast.
- Two night Accomodation in Brastagi with breakfast.
- One day jungle trek with tube rafting.
- One hour Elephant washing and intrens fee.
- Climbing the Sibayak Volcano.
- fully licensed english speaking guide and potter.
- Permit to enter to national park from PHPH and HPI,Camera tax 150.000 IDR.
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