Gunung Leuser, established in 1980, is one of Indonesia's oldest national parks. It covers an area of some 8,000 sq km and encompasses some of the most spectacular mountains and equatorial forest in Asia. Along with the two other National Parks (Kerinci Seblat and Bukit Barisan Selatan), it comprises a UNESCO World Heritage site of The Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra (status since 2004). Here you will find orangutan, white and black gibbons, Thomas Leaf monkeys and about 500 bird species, notably the hornbill and the Argus pheasant. The area is wild and enchanting, with raging rivers and stunning jungle scenery.Highlights: • Visit palm oil and rubber estates • Bukit Lawang Village and the Bohorok River • The Jungle of the Gunung Leuser National Park • Come face-to-face with orangutan and other wild animals of the park
• 12 hours
Bohorok Rehabilitation Center is a shelter for Orangutan in Sumatra, that settled in Bukit Lawang. Bukit Lawang is one of the top destinations in Sumatra, Bukit Lawang is a small village on the edge of Gunung Leuser National Park in North Sumatra. Situated around 90 km north-west of Medan along the clear Bohorok River and on the outskirts of the tropical rainforest. This day tour involves jungle trekking through the Gunung Leuser National Park. It starts from Medan where you stayed already in this town. Drive to Bukit Lawang for 3-3,5 hours drive. Arrive in Bukit Lawang. After lunch time, you will make a short 3 hrs jungle trekking where you can see the semi or wild Orangutans. Steep, slopes and dense vegetation will bring you to the excitement of the Sumatra rainforest. Here you have the opportunity to see several species of indigenous flora and fauna. Walkers must be fit and have suitable, large profile shoes.
• 12 hours