Discover North Sumatra Jungle

- A Secret Retreats journey -
5 days / 4 nights
from 800 USD /person

 

ITINERARY BOOK
 


This journey has been personally designed by Ibu Ati, who is a native Balinese who has traveled around the Archipelago to understand and share the diversity of its people and cultures.


Highlights of the Journey:

  • Tropical Jungle
  • Gunung Leuser National Park
  • Orangutans

North Sumatra is the province stretching from the Indian Ocean to the Strait of Malacca, comprising Medan as capital, Lake Toba, formed from the caldera of an ancient volcano and part of Gunung Leuser National Park. The National Park is 150 km long, over 100 km wide at an average of 1,500 m in elevation. 11 peaks are over 2,700 m and Mount Leuser culminates at 3,119 m. This is one of the two remaining habitats for Sumatran orangutans, but some other mammals can be spotted in the park: Sumatran elephant, Sumatran tiger, Sumatran rhinoceros, siamang, Sumatran serow, sambar deer and leopard cat. The journey proposed here is a low impact ecotourism adventure. Accommodations are basic, but this is off tourism tracks.


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Your Journey Day by Day

5 days / 4 nights from 800 USD /person

based on 2 people traveling together and sharing the same room

 
Day 1 : Medan Airport to Tanggkahan (-/L/D)
After welcoming you on arrival at Medan Airport (morning flight recommended), we depart for a long day's drive to Tangkahan in North West of Medan. Along the way, we stop to see the activities of the local people, the plantations and the villages. When we reach Tangkahan in the Leuser National Park, check in at the lodge (simple accommodation) and the rest of the day is at leisure. You will be able to see the elephants bathing in the river.
Lunch and dinner included.
HOTEL: Mega Inn Tangkahan
Day 2 : Bukit Lawang (B/L/D)
After breakfast, we start a hike along the riverside followed by an hour-long elephant ride in the jungle of Leuser Park to explore its flora and fauna. After lunch, we depart for Bukit Lawang by 4WD jeep and we stop a few times along the way at rubber, oil palm and rainforest plantations. When we reach Bukit Lawang, check in at the eco-lodge and the rest of the day is at leisure.
Lunch and dinner included.
HOTEL: Eco-lodge Bukit Lawang
Day 3 : Gunung Leuser National Park (B/L/D)
After breakfast, departure for a hike in the jungle of Gunung Leuser National Park. This is the opportunity to observe orangutans in their natural habitat. You will also discover the endemic flora and fauna of the national park, such as Siamang monkeys or black Gibbons At the end of the afternoon, we stop by a river to set up the camp for the night.
Meals are prepared by your guide.
HOTEL: Jungle Camp
Day 4 : Bukit Lawang (B/L/D)
You will wake up to the sound of gibbon and hornbills. The diversity of these sounds will amaze you. We go deeper into the jungle, hoping to encounter other endemic species like the striped Sumatran rabbit and all kinds of butterflies and birds. At noon, return to Bukit Lawang and check in at the hotel. No program for the afternoon.
Lunch and dinner included.
HOTEL: Eco-lodge Bukit Lawang
Day 5 : Medan Airport - Departure (B/-/-)
After breakfast, we drive to Medan and transfer directly to the airport to catch the flight for your next destination.

Your Accommodation on this Asia Travel Itinerary


Discover North Sumatra Jungle

5 days / 4 nights
from 800 USD /person

based on 2 people traveling together and sharing the same room

 


The total price includes:
Accommodation for 4 nights.
All meals mentioned in the program.
All transportation from/to airport and during the excursions (Air-con private car)
Entrance fees to all sites mentioned in the program
Local English-speaking guide (other languages possible when required) for all tours mentioned in the program.

The total price does not include:
VISA – Most country do not need visa for Indonesia, but we recommend you to check when you issue airtickets. Please make sure your passport is valid for 6 months beyond your departure date.
Flights (international and domestic) to Medan.
Other meals that are not included in the program.


This Secret Journey was designed in cooperation with Ibu Ati and Rabina Tours (License 06/D.2/BPU/90)

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