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Unusually for Indonesia, Singkil is very spread out and has no real centre.


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$577.45 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Sumatra Tour For School 5: Orangutans & Banyak island

Day 1. Medan - Bukit Lawang (LD) • 12.00: Pick up at Medan airport/hotel • Trip to Bukit Lawang • Check in guesthouse (shared-room) river view, Bukit Lawang Day 2. Two day jungle trekking (BLD) • 07.30:  Breakfast • 09.00:  Start two jungle trekking for orangutans & other wildlife in their natural habitat, packed lunch  • Reach a peaceful campsite on a beautiful river bank, coffee break, dinner Day 3. Back to Bukit Lawang (BL) • Breakfast • Visit a natural pool & swim • Back to campsite, lunch • River tubing back to Bukit Lawang • Back to accommodation Day. 4. Transport to Pulau Banyak (BL) • 09.00: Breakfast • Transport to Medan • Medan City tour • Medan night culinary (own expense) • 10 pm: Pick up from Medan airport/hotel (approx. 8 hour trip) Day 5. Singkil - Pulau Balai (BLD) • Arrive in Singkil, breakfast • Ferry to Pulau Balai  • Check in nice local guesthouse (shared-room), Pulau Balai • Explore around the island; sand beach, village sightseeing, relaxing, sunset Day 6. Island Hoping - Overnight camp for Sea Turtle Breeding/Hatching (BLD) • 07.30: Breakfast • Check out • Island hoping & snorkeling (P. Tailana – P. Sikandang – P. Lambodong – P. Asok) with lunch break • Overnight camp for Sea Turtle Breeding/Hatching with dinner Day 7. Island Hoping - Transfer to Singkil (BL) • 07.30: Breakfast • Free time; swimming, snorkeling • Speed boat, back to Singkil harbor  • Transfer to Singkil airport, or Medan airport/hotel • Trip End