5 Days Bukit Lawang Trekking Tour

 

Day 1 Kuala Namu International Airport – Bukit Lawang (3 – 3,5 hrs drive)
Arrive at the Kuala Namu International airport with flight… We will fetch you and depart to Bukit Lawang the observation point of the Orangutans located in Gunung Leuser National Park through by landscape with vast view of palm oil and rubber plantation. En-route stops at of rubber, oil palm and cacao plantations with some countryside landscape. Overnight stay in hotel Rindu Alam or Eco Lodge Bukit Lawang Cottages or similar.

Day 2 Trek to Camp 1 – Adi Black
In the morning, you visit the feeding platform to see the Orangutan while being fed and prepared for release back into their natural habitat. The excursion starts with a short walk along the river bank and crossing the river with rubber boat, continuing the hike amidst the thick and hilly bushes until you reach at the plat-forms where regularly, twice a day at 8.am and 3.pm.
After that you start your trekking. Leaving the comforts behind your trekking adventure starts the mountainous National Park with a steep incline, rewarded with spectacular views and stops as required.
During the course of your trekking over the next few days you will learn the medicinal qualities of the jungle plants – known for centuries to the local people as well as gathering local plants for your jungle lunches and dinners.
Learn about setting up camp in the Sumatran jungle on arrival to your first nights campsite and assist in building a fire to cook your dinner. Your local guide is well versed in – “camp cooking” – dine under the stars surrounded by the eerie sounds of the jungle.
Overnight camp
Lunch and dinner in the jungle are included

Day 3 Camp 2 Adi Black – Jamur Batu Atas (B/L/D)

This morning you will wake a chorus of wildlife such as the shy gibbon or massive hornbills in search of fruit. The sheer array of sounds will astound you.

Venture deeper into the jungle, quietly, in the hope of spotting some of the endemic wildlife – such as the magnificent Orangutan. Other, shier species such as the Sumatran Striped Rabbit and many birds and butterflies may also be seen.

Today’s terrain is steady through lush jungles and towering trees and ferns.

Learn traditional fishing methods as you catch fish for your dinner tonight.

Get a good night’s sleep after your tough day.

Overnight Camp
Lunch and dinner in the jungle are included

Day 4 Jamur Batu Atas – Aras Pinang – Bukit Lawang (B/L)
Arise early this morning for a hearty breakfast and pack up camp before embarking on perhaps the most challenging day of your adventure. The terrain is very steep and your guide will assess everyone’s abilities to ensure the safety of the group. Subject to the conditions the routing on this day can be adjusted to maximize the enjoyment and wellbeing of the group. This trekking will take around 4 hours.

Your guide will keep an eye out for the tell tail signs of Orangutans as you trek through the dense tropical jungle. Aside from Orangutans the plethora of birds and smaller jungle animals are visible through the mottled backdrop of the jungle. At noon arrive at Aras Pinang, where you prepare tube for nice trip through the river back to Bukit Lawang. Arrive in Bukit Lawang and check in to hotel. Overnight stay in hotel Rindu Alam or Eco Lodge Bukit Lawang Cottages or similar Lunch in the jungle is included

Day 5 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 Orangutans tour through us.

Included
Hotels as mentioned above + breakfast
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 Bukit Lawang 3 days jungle trekking in Bukit Lawang included; professional local guide, camping equipments,
3xlunches + 2x dinners

Excluded
Flight tickets and airport tax
Personal expenses; meals as not mentione, drinks, donations, laundry, souvenirs, etc.
Tips for guide/driver
Travel insurance
Any optional program