Five Day Trek Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra
The trek starts at 8.30 am after breakfast. In the jungle, you will have the opportunity to see Orangutans and other mammals including Gibbons, Thomas leaf monkeys, long tail Macaques, Pig-tail Macaques, Hornbill and Great Argus (the Sumatran peacock). Along the way, your guide will inform you about the flora and fauna in the jungle, including the medicinal uses of plants in the jungle. By spending five days in the jungle, you will have the opportunity to see more different species of animals living their and learn more about the beautifull, various nature in the Leuser National Park. Arrive at the campsite at afternoon, spend the night in the jungle and fall asleep to the sounds of the jungle. Your dinner will be cooked by our jungle chefs and bedding will be provided.
Your guide will go at a pace that works for you and there will be around 5-6 hours walking on the first day.
On the second day you will trek for 4-5 hours with the opportunity to observe more animals. If you’re lucky you may even see wild Orangutans and the Black Siamang. Sometimes on a 5 day trek, it’s possible to see tiger tracks or even observe a tiger from a (safe!) distance. Arriving at the campsite late afternoon, you can relax by Landak river. Dinner will be cooked for you again and you can cool off swimming in the river and relaxing with your guide and other tourists.
On the third day you will pass by a mineral lake where many different animals come to drink water. You can stop to observe the animals from a distance and enjoy watching them in their natural habitat. You will stay nearby the lake overnight.
Waking up early morning near the mineral lake, you will have another opportunity to observe the animals as they drink from the lake. As you trek on the 4th day there will be plenty of chances to see many more animals; even elephants if you’re lucky! Arrive at the final campsite late afternoon by the river.
Wake up to the sounds of the jungle and enjoy your breakfast prepared for you by the river. You can choose to walk 2-4 hours, trekking back to Bukit Lawang or rafting down the river on rubber tubes with your guide helping steer the way.
Private Trek :
- One person 500 euro
- Two person 650 euro
- Three person 700 euro
price including traditional tube rafting on the Bohorok River, rafting skipper, tubes, safety jackets.
join Trek (minimum 3 person) :
- One person 225 euro
10 euro extra / person with traditional rafting ( rafting skipper, tubes, safety jackets).
what you have to bring:
• small backpack
• good hiking shoes (with good grip)
• first aid
• long trousers
• spare t-shirts
• sleeping bag
• swimming suit
• mosquito repellent (we recommend at least 50% deet content)
• flip flops
• optional- waterproof sandals (useful for wading through the river)
• rain jacket
We can also arrange longer treks, providing further opportunities to experience more of the jungle, see more flora and fauna and learn more from your guide.
We can tailor a trek to suit you and your group. For descriptive five day trek package, Day to Day itinerary, Tour Price, please contact us: