Orangutan & Elephant Tour North Sumatra

Orangutan & Elephant Tour North Sumatra
On this 4 days, 3 night exclusive tour you will see both the infamous Sumatran orangutan in the Gunung Leuser National Park and the Sumatran elephants in Tangkahan.

Itinerary :
Day One
Pick up from Medan airport or you hotel by private car. Travel around 3-4 hours to Bukit Lawang where you will stay in a guesthouse by the river.
Depending on your time of arrival you can visit the bat cave or go on a tour of a nearby village to experience the local way of life.

Day Two
On second day you gonna do one day trek. 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, Tukan and Great Argust (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. This trek is good for people who have a limited time in Bukit Lawang, or who want to see the orangutans but prefer not to sleep in the jungle. On the one day trek you will spend around 5-6 hours walking through the jungle; giving you more opportunity to absorb your surroundings and observe animals in the wild. You have the option to walk back to Bukit Lawang or raft down the river on rubber tubes with your guide helping steer the way.

Day Three
early morning at 6 am  you will travel 2 hours by private car to Tangkahan where you have the opportunity to wash the elephants. Explore this aidylic place and swim in the hot-spring and waterfall, late afternoon return to Bukit Lawang.

Day Four
If you have time, there are a variety of options for short trips on day 3 (at an additional price), such as planting trees to help reforestation or visiting a local school. Alternatively, we can drop you back to Medan  at your hotel or the airport.

Price :

280 euro/person minimum 2 person

Price included:

  • Private transport Medan – Bukit Lawang,
  • Private transport  Bukit Lawang – Medan.
  • Return Private transport Bukit Lawang-Tangkahan
  • Three night Accommodation.
  • One day jungle trek with tube rafting.
  • One hour Elephant washing and intrens fee.
  • fully licensed  english speaking guide and potter.
  • Permit to enter to national park from PHPH and HPI,Camera tax  150.000 IDR.

We also can arrange tour according what you want to do. Just let us know and we will give you some option for your trip or you can build your own itinerary for your trip.

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