Orangutan – Elephant – Volcano Tour
On this 6 day, 5 night adventure and culture tour you will see both the infamous Sumatran orangutan in the Gunung Leuser National Part and the Sumatran elephants in Tangkahan. In addition you will visit Berastagi to see the volcano and experience the local batak karo culture.
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.
The second day you will do 1 day trek to see Orangutan in their natural habitats.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.
After breakfast you will travel 2 hours by private car to Tangkahan where you have the opportunity to wash the elephants. Explore this aidylic location and swim in the hot-spring and waterfall.
After breakfast you will travel 6 hours by private car to Brastagi. Along the way, stop at the crocodile farm in Medan and visit the Hindu temple. On arrival in Brastagi, you can visit the traditional Batak Karo fruit market.
Stay at hotel in Brastagi.
Climb the volcano early morning to see the sunrise. The Sibayak volcano stands at over 2000 meters and is still active. You can witness the beautiful view from the volcano before descending around 8 am, back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast continue to explore the Brastagi city by visiting the traditional Batak Karo Village at Dokan Village and see the Spiso-piso waterfall and visit the famous fruit market. late afternoon back to hotel.
After breakfast check out from hotel and drop to Medan hotel or airport. end of tour.
Price:470 euro/person minimum 2 person.
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