4 Days Elephants & Orangutans Tour
Day 1 Kuala Namu International Airport – Tangkahan (5 hrs drive)
Arrive at the Kuala Namu International Airport with flight… at…
We will fetch you and directly depart to Tangkahan, the Elephant lodge which takes around 5 hours. Arrive in Tangkahan you cross the Batang River by local raft or by new bridge to your lodge inn.
2 overnight stays in Jungle Lodge or Linnea Resort or similar.
Day 2 Elephants (Bathing & Riding)
After breakfast, you visit the Elephant camp where you can see the Elephant bathing. You can join to wash the Elephants. After that you start trekking with Elephants for 1 hour to explore part of the Leuser National Park. The rest is your own program. You can walk along the bank of the Buluh River, is to see thousand beautiful butterflies by the river, visiting and bathing at the small waterfall in the rainforest close to the river and or swimming in Buluh river itself.
4Elephant ride is not available on Friday
4Accommodations in Tangkahan are basic, built with simple materials to keep in harmony with nature. Electricity run by own generator and not available after 22:00 pm. Room is equipped with mosquito net and has own bathroom which comes with shower with cold water (no hot water).
Day 3 Tangkahan – Bukit Lawang / Orangutans Jungle Trekking (2,5 – 3 hrs drive)
After breakfast you will be fetch by a local jeep in the other side for your off road trip to Bukit Lawang (approximately 2h to 2 hours 30 minutes) passing through rubber plantations and with beautiful jungle and mountain landscapes at the horizon.
Before arriving in Bukit Lawang a short stop to stretch our legs and enjoy a fresh coconut drink.
Arrive in Bukit Lawang and check in to your hotel. After that you will directly 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.
End of the trekking, continue down to the Bohorok river, cross by rubber boat or tube then walk back to hotel through the river banks.
Overnight stay in hotel Rindu Alam or Eco Lodge Bukit Lawang Cottages or similar.
Day 4 Bukit Lawang – Kuala Namu International Airport (3 – 3,5 hrs drive)
Today you drive back to Medan for catch your flight to next destination. End of your Elephants and Orangutans tour with us.
Hotels as mentioned above + breaksfast
AC transport as mentioned in the program + fuel & driver
English/Spanish/Dutch/Italian/German/French speaking guide
Entrance & parking fees as mentioned in the program
National Park Permit in Tangkahan and Bukit Lawang
Elephant bathing and 1 hr Elephant ride in Tangkahan
3 hours Orangutans jungle trekking in Bukit Lawang
Flight tickets and airport tax
Personal expenses; Meals (lunches & dinners), drinks, donations, laundry, souvenirs, etc.
Tips for guide/driver
Any optional program