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Trekking aside, it’s a very traveller-friendly place, where you can while away the days lounging in hammocks, splashing or tubing in the river and enjoying some of the best-value jungle resorts in Sumatra.


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$67.50 Private & Custom Tours

Private Full-Day Bukit Lawang Trekking Tour From Medan

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Medan Mall, Medan, North Sumatra, SumatraOur driver will pick you up at 7am from your hotel centrally located Medan. Start your journey to Bukit Lawang, after 4 hour scenic journey you will reach at Bukit Lawang. Driver doesn't Speak English but you should not worry , Once you reached at Bukit Lawang our professional tour guide receive you at National park.Stop At: Bukit Lawang Jungle, Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra, SumatraThen start your trekking tour with our experienced guide. Walk through the jungle looking for orangutans, discovering medicinal plants, and learning about their use. With a lot of up and down the hills to give you an enough exercise you are guaranteed to have a best day ever doing this activity with the team. At around noon there will be a short break for lunch in the jungle, with the rest of the trek continuing after. If you feel too tired to walk back, you can combine tube rafting floating down the river back to Bukit Lawang.After finish the tour our driver will drop off you at your hotel accommodation in centrally located Medang. We may also assist you for 1 night accommodation at Bukit Lawang. It will cost you extra which you can pay cash.Duration: 4 hours

$86.62 Outdoor Activities

Jungle Trekking For School, Bukit Lawang

The price of eur 80/person is for two day trek. if you take less or more days of trekking, we will settle the remaining balance cash on arrival. Here are samples of the trek itinerary: One Day Jungle Tour 09.00:  Start the jungle trekking for orangutans & other wildlife in their natural habitatLunch break, packed lunch with fresh tropical fruitsContinue search more orangutans & other wildlifeBack to Bukit Lawang village.Two Day Jungle Trekking Day 1 09.00:  Start the jungle trekking for orangutans & other wildlife in their natural habitatLunch break, packed lunch with fresh tropical fruitsContinue search more orangutans & other wildlifeReach a peaceful by a beautiful river bank, coffee break, refreshment, dinner.Overnight stay in Gunung Leuser National Park at a peaceful campsite on a beautiful river bank where you can absorb the sights and sounds of the rainforest, and with noisy natural habitat full of monitors during the nights; cicada, giant frogs, birds, orangutan, gibbons, monkeys, marble cat, tokays, and so many more. Day 2 BreakfastTrek to a natural pool in the jungle, swim.Back to campsiteLight lunchBack to Bukit Lawang village

$635.19 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Sumatra Tour For School 3: Orangutans & Pulau Weh's Snorkeling or Diving, 8 Days

Sample of Itinerary ((The trip route and duration may vary according to local conditions, eg. bad weather, traffic jam))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 jungle trekking for orangutans & other wildlife in their natural habitat • 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. Bukit Lawang - Medan (BLD) • 2 am: Transport to Medan airport • 07.00: Fly to Banda Aceh (own expense) • 09.00: Arrive in Banda Aceh Airport • Pick up from Banda Aceh airport/hotel • Banda Aceh city tour; tsunami museum, tsunami affected area, Gayo coffee • 16.00: Fast boat to Sabang • Local transport to Iboih • Check in lodge/guesthouse (shared-room), sea view, Iboih Day 5. Snorkeling/Diving all day (BL) • 07.30: Breakfast • Snorkeling/diving all day • Back to accommodation Day 6. Pulau Weh overland tour (BL) • Breakfast • Pulau Weh overland tour, include visiting Sabang 0 km. • Back to accommodation Day 7. Pulau Weh Snorkeling/Diving Day Tour (BL) • 07.30: Breakfast • Snorkeling/diving all day • Back to accommodation Day 8. Transfer to Sabang airport/harbor (BL) • 08.00: Breakfast • Free time • 12.00: Transfer to Sabang Harbor • Fast boat to Banda Aceh • Transfer to Banda Aceh airport • Trip end

$351.25 Multi-day & Extended Tours

6D5N Highlights of North Sumatra

ItineraryDay 1: Arrival - MedanStop At: Maimun Palace, Medan, North Sumatra, SumatraMaimoon Palace is royal house for Sultanate of Deli and becomes of tourism sites from Medan, South Sumatra. This grand, 30-room Maimoon Palace was built by the sultan of Deli in 1888 and the architecture features Malay, Mogul and Italian influences.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Medan Grand Mosque, Medan, North Sumatra, SumatraBuilt in 1906, this mosque was a part of Sultan Maimun Palace complex.Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Gunung Timur Temple, Medan, North Sumatra, SumatraThe largest Chinese Temple in Medan features beautiful architecture and the most picturesque in the area.Duration: 30 minutesNo meals included on this day.Accommodation included: Overnight at Arya Duta Medan (Deluxe Room)Day 2: Medan - Bukit LawangStop At: Bukit Lawang Jungle, Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra, SumatraAbout 4 hours drive from capital city, Medan; Bukit Lawang is where the Orang Utan Conservation located.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at Bukit Lawang Eco Lodge (ROH)Day 3: Bukit LawangStop At: The Bohorok Orangutan Centre at Bukit Lawang, Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra, SumatraThrough the bank of the river, then crossing the river by traditional canoe and continue climbing up to the jungle to see Orang Uran in their natural habitat, walk deeper into the jungle for 6 hours where you can discover the unique flora and fauna of an intact tropical rain forest. In the end of journey in Bukit Lawang, experience river tubing offering scenic view of jungle and villageDuration: 8 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at Bukit Lawang Eco Lodge (ROH)Day 4: Bukit Lawang - Lake TobaStop At: Sipiso Piso Waterfall, Kabanjahe, North Sumatra, SumatraSipiso-Piso Waterfall has beautiful scenery and fascinating sightseeing of 120 meters high. Among the cliffs that look greenish, the fall water is looking beautiful, enjoy this panorama from distance.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at Tabo Cottage (Deluxe Room)Day 5: Lake TobaStop At: King Siallagan's Stone Chair, Ambarita, Samosir Island, North Sumatra, SumatraAmbarita is an ancient Batak tribal village on Samosir Island, in Lake Toba. It is often called the Ambarita Stone Chair Village due to its historic relics from the pre-Christian era.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Tomok Village, Samosir Island, North Sumatra, SumatraOld tombs of Sidabutar Kings can be found in Tomok VillageDuration: 1 hourStop At: Huta Bolon Simanindo Batak Museum, Samosir Island, North Sumatra, SumatraThe old and traditional houses of Batak and watch Batak Traditional Dance of Tor Tor performs by local people here.Duration: 1 hourMeals included: • BreakfastAccommodation included: Overnight at Tabo Cottages (Deluxe Room)Day 6: Lake Toba - Medan - DepartureStop At: Lake Toba, North Sumatra, SumatraThe largest volcanic lake in IndonesiaDuration: 4 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$260 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3 days Medan Orangutan Bukit Lawang

3 days Medan – Orangutan Bukit Lawang (AVTJ3)Day 1Arrive at Kuala Namo airport of Medan with … …(please advise us your flight number and arrival time). We will fetch you from the airport and transfer to Hotel Deli River in a tropical garden. Hereafter you will make a city tour of Medan taking in the remaining original Dutch, English, Chinese and Malay architecture for 3 hours. In the late afternoon you go back to Hotel Deli River.Day 2Medan – Bukit Lawang (3,5 hours drive). In the morning depart to Bohorok/Bukit Lawang, the orang utan rehabilitation centre via many rubber and palmoil plantations. It takes around 3 ½ hours driving from Medan to Bohorok/Bukit Lawang, part of Gunung Leuser nature reservation in North Sumatra province. After lunch (optional) you start for 3 hours jungle trekking with an experienced local guide in the tropical primary rainforest to see orang utans, Siamang (long arm apes), Thomas Leave Monkeys, long tail macaque and varieties of birds and others wildlife. In the afternoon you return to Bohorok. Overnight stay in Bukit Lawang. Your accommodation in Bukit Lawang is located on the banks of Bohorok river.Option for accommodation: • Ecolodge Bukit Lawang Cottage • Sam’s Bungalow • Eriono Guesthouse • Batu Mandi Guesthouse Day 3Bukit Lawang – Medan /Airport Kuala Namu. It takes 5 hours to reach kuala Namu airport from Bukit LawangToday we will transfer you to your hotel in Medan or to the airport to catch your flight the next destination. End of our services.Included  - 2 overnights accommodation in good medium class hotels in double/twin share room+ daily breakfast  - transport in airconditioned car + fuel  - driver, his meals and overnight accommodation costs- permit and local guide for 3 hours jungle trekking in Bohorok/Bukit Lawang  - entrance- and parking fees Excluded  - air tickets  - personal expenses such as: drinks, souvenirs, lunch, dinner etc.  - donations and tips

$61.39 Kid Friendly

Sumatra Half-Day Orangutan Trek from Bukit Lawang

Depart from your guest house in Bukit Lawang or from the agreed meeting point to start your trek into Gunung Leuser National Park, one of the largest national parks in the world containing over 800,000 hectares of rain forest in this UNESCO World Heritage site.The journey takes you to the top of the mountain, where you can enjoy the fresh mountain air. Trek further up into the forest while you are enjoying the beautiful scenery and tropical plants, including the enormous rainforest trees, twisting lianas, palms and ferns. The trek leads you along the mountain ridge and around the old orangutan feeding ground area, where you will have the opportunity to search for and spot animals and orangutans in the wild Sumatran jungle. (The trek normally takes 4 hours in total depending on stops and fitness levels. The same distance is covered on each trek). Your tour concludes in the village of Bukit Lawang where you will then be taken back to your guest house or the agreed drop off point.