The province of North Sumatra stretches across the island of Sumatra between the Indian Ocean and the Strait Malacca. It borders Aceh province on the northwest and Riau and West Sumatra provinces in the southeast. It has an area of 72,981  km². The province contains a broad, low plain along the Strait of Malacca on which the provincial capital, Medan, is located. In the south and west, the land rises to the mountain range that runs the length of Sumatra; the mountains here are dominated by Lake Toba, formed from the caldera of an ancient volcano. Several large islands in the Indian Ocean off the west coast of Sumatra are currently part of North Sumatra, most notably Nias Island and the Batu Islands.


*PLACES OF INTEREST*
 

Bukit Lawang - Bohorok

This place is for the adventurous, accessible through Sumatra's inland wilderness, crossing rivers and going over steep hills. The area lies south of the Mount Leuser National Park, a rehabilitation center for orang utans in Bukit Lawang, which was inaugurated in 1973,. Orang utans living here are of Sumatra and Kalimantan origin.

Berastagi

Berastagi, a tourist town, is another lovely town located in the Karo highlands. The town is known for its plantations and various kinds of flowers, vegetables and fruit, most famous of which is the Marquisa passion fruit. It's 66 km southwest of Medan and is 4.594 feet above sea level. There is a pleasant colonial-style hotel with a golf course. Other new hotels can also be found. From Gundaling Hill a clear view of Mt. Sibayak and Mt. Sinabung volcanoes can be seen.



Lake Toba - Parapat

The town of Parapat is the main tourist resort and lies on the very shore of Lake Toba. This lake is about 50 miles long and 16 miles across, with a depth of about 1,400 feet. In Parapat live Batak Toba and Batak Simalungun tribes, and are happy and easy going people. They are known for their lively and sentimental love songs. Recreational sports in Parapat are among others swimming, water skiing, motor boating, canoeing, fishing. Golf is at Sally golf course (19 holes), about 5 km from Parapat. Parapat is 176 from Medan and can be reached in 4 hours by bus. The climate in Parapat is cool and dry, making Parapat an ideal place to relax. Many hotels, bungalows, villas, rest-houses welcome visitors. Small shops sell souvenirs such as Ulos (local woven cloths) and specific fruits locally grown.

Samosir Island


The island of Samosir is right in the middle of Lake Toba, covering an area of 329 square miles. This island is the original home of the fiercest but kind hearted Toba Bataks. It can be reached in half an hour by boat from Parapat. The villages of Tomok, Tuk-tuk, Siallagan, Ambarita are recommended for traditional Batak Toba houses, and local dances. This island has many hotels, bungalows, and rest houses.


Nias Island

This island lies off West Sumatra in the Indian Ocean. The villages of Bawomataluo and Hilisimae are curions places to visit, where visitors can see performances of traditional war-dances and thrilling high- jump sports, i.e. people making dangerous leaps over 2 meter-high stones. Typical scenes are dancers clad in traditional costumes with bird feathers on their heads, a hall for the Chief-of Tribe built on wooden logs with stone chairs weighing up to 18 tons. There are daily flights from Medan to Nias island.



 
Our Bukit lawang trekking adventures cover a wide range of regions and activities in  bukit lawang bohorok. Famous for its diverse and rare flora and fauna, the Leuser mountain national park  forests are home to over 15,000 plants and animals, including the famous Orang Utan. Jungle trekking is the greatest way to get close to nature. It is a way for you to experience the real beauty of nature and gain the opportunity of a lifetime to marvel at rare flora and fauna.

Jungle trekking is generally a very thrilling and adventurous experience. Exploring the lush green forest and with the mystery that surrounds the jungles.  The forest in Bukit Lawang are some of the oldest in the world. Exotic flora and fauna abound. Wild orchids of every imaginable hue. Pitcher plants that gulp down insects and flies. And of course, there’s the rafflesia, the largest flower in the world.

To jungle trek here in Bukit Lawang, there will be guides to accompany you as most trekking activity is based around national parks and forest reserves, which include, mangrove and  mountain. There are plenty of experienced and well trained guides that could take you through challenging trails and they could also answer your questions regarding our jungle!








Intinerary
We start at 08:30 am, Your guide will meet you at your guesthouse. We will also see diverse other species of jungle flora and fauna,
including see orangutan. We return to Bukit Lawang by river rafting.
 

Package includes:
*English speaking guide(s).
*first aid support.
*permits.
*activity equipment.
*entrance fees.
*lunch.
*Traditional Tube Rafting

Activities included during the activity:

*Natural medicines, identification & usage.
*Nature guiding - tree, plant & animal species, observation & identification orangutan.

WHAT TO BRING:
suitable walking shoes, camera, big bottle of water,Insect Repellent,Sun Cream,Swim Wear and Toilet Paper

Trek Cost:
*Price 50 euro/person.
*Minimum 3 persons.
*Maximum 6 persons.
*1 or 2 persons-please contact us. where possible, we will place you with other groups to make sure you do not miss out.






Itinerary
Day 1 

After breakfast at 8:30 am our guides will greet you at the hotel where you are staying. After that the tour group will set off into the jungle for roughly a 6 to 7 hour trek. During the trip, if we are lucky, we may see Orangutans, Thomas leaf monkey, Gibbons, or long-tailed Macaque. During the day we will break for lunch and eat tropical fruits, following by a short walk to our campsite location... There you can do activities like bathing in the river and behold the beauty of the natural landscape which will surround you. Our team will provide some complementary tea, coffee and snacks. At the end of the day our team will prepare a delicious dinner which can vary but may include rice, vegetables, chicken, chili sauce, tempeh and more. After dinner we can choose to play a fun interactive group game before going to bed for a well needed rest.

Day 2
After breakfast provided by
Team Bukit Lawang Planet  we will be walking into the jungle. During the journey we will learn about the plants of the forests that can be used as herbal medicine. If we are lucky we may see some interesting animals such as; the Endangered Orangutan, White-hundred gibbon, snakes, monkeys, monitor lizards, and many other exotic wildlife unique to the jungle. The jungle trek is typically a 5-6 hour walk.  During the day our team will prepare a lunch that includes locally sourced fresh fruit. After Lunch we will begin our trek to return to Bukit Lawang. Here we have two options; to return on foot, or, with a traditional tube raft which we can ride down the river for an additional fee. You may choose either to walk back to bukit lawang or travel back with tube rafting down the river.

Package includes:
*English speaking guide(s).
*first aid support.
*permits.
*activity equipment.
*entrance fees.
*lunch.

*Traditional Tube Rafting
*Transport Pick Up

 


WHAT TO BRING:
suitable walking shoes, camera, big bottle of water,Insect Repellent,Sun Cream,Swim Wear and Toilet Paper

Trek Cost:
*Price 90 euro/persons
*minimum 3 persons.
 
*Maximum 6 persons.
*1 or 2 persons-please contact us. Where possible, we will place you with other groups to make sure you do not miss out. Those jungle trekking packages include meal, guide fee and permit into the jungle. 

Itinerary
Day 1:
We start at 08:30 am, Your guide will meet you at your guesthouse, then
walk to the entrance to the national park, enter into the national park, trek through the jungle, keeping an eye out for wildlife including of course orangutans.
Break for lunch. Typically fried rice, which we bring from the village, plus a variety of tropical fruit (depending on the season), such as pineapple, passion fruit, bananas, rambutan and tangerines.
after eating lunch we continue the trek to our overnight camp, keeping an eye out for wildlife along the way.
When we arrive at the camp, our guides will prepare a fire, and cook your dinner of curry, rice, and other local foods, with tea, coffee, and fresh water. After dinner you can relax, chat, join a camp fire singalong, or play games such as cards or dominoes.

Day 2:
We eating breakfast together at 09:00 am, then continue the trek from the day 1 campsite towards our second camp.
Break for lunch – fruit, noodles, continue walking to reach our second camp. This will be beside a river so you have the opportunity to swim and relax while our guides prepare your meal.

Day 3:
We eating breakfast together still same at 09:00 :D, then continue the trek from the campsite towards the Bohorok river (assuming returning by tubing).
Break for lunch – fruit, noodles, board the jungle raft down the Bohorok river back to the village – around 1 hour.


Package includes:
*English speaking guide(s).
*first aid support.
*permits.
*activity equipment.
*entrance fees.
*lunch.
*Traditional Tube Rafting

Activities included during the activity:
*Natural medicines, identification & usage.
*Meals all equipment (tent, roll mat, sleeping bag).


What to bring  Suitable walking shoes, change of clothes, sleeping bag, insect repellent, one big bottle of water, torch, camera, sun protection, swimwear, flip-flops, toilet paper.



Trek Cost:
*Price : 110 Euros/person *If you would like to come back tube rafting add 10 euro/person. *Minimum 3 persons *Maximum 6 persons *1 or 2 persons-please contact us. Where possible, we will place you with other groups to make sure you do not miss out.




Itinerary
Day 1
The walk will start at 8.30am through the rubber plantations before entering the majestic jungle.

Day 2 
The adventure goes on, as we will see the real wild nature of the tropics, spot the animals and learn more about the life of the orangutans and their behavior. We will spend the following night close to Jambur Batu Atas, a rather secluded site, from where we can take a walk to the waterfall, a perfect place to relax and dip into the cold refreshing water after another day of trekking.


Day 3

On the third day of the excursion after a short hike you will reach the summit of the mountain and admire the breath-taking view, as you venture deeper into the jungle of Gunung Leuser National Park with the beauty of the dense forest and the wild animals. In the afternoon we will set up our tents close to the river of Bohorok, where we can go for another swim, chill out or go fishing. Depending on the weather, we will sit by the bonfire and enjoy the evening while playing games, singing and sharing the skills essential to survive in the jungle, before we will fall asleep in our tents.

Day 4
After Breakfast and get time for relaxing or Trek and swimming in the waterfall. And than time for where our team prepare tube for nice and experience river tubing back to bukit lawang.

Package includes:
*English speaking guide(s).
*first aid support.
*permits.
*activity equipment.
*entrance fees.
*lunch.
*Traditional Tube Rafting

Activities included during the activity:
*Natural medicines, identification & usage.
*Meals all equipment (tent, roll mat, sleeping bag).


What to bring:
Suitable walking shoes, change of clothes, sleeping bag, insect repellent, one big bottle of water, torch, camera, sun protection, swimwear, flip-flops, toilet paper.

Trek Cost:
*Price : 165 Euros/person *If you would like to come back tube rafting add 10 euro/person. *Minimum 3 persons *Maximum 6 persons *1 or 2 persons-please contact us. Where possible, we will place you with other groups to make sure you do not miss out.


Itinerary

Day 1
After breakfast, your guide will collect you at 8.30am from your guesthouse and you will start your journey into the jungle of Gunung Leuser National Park to see wild orangutans. On your trek your guide will educate you on the local wildlife, flora and fauna you may encounter in Gunung Leuser. After lunch, you will continue your trek to see other wildlife and learn about the trees or plants which can be used in traditional medicine. Late afternoon-your guide will select a suitable spot next to a small river in the depths of the forest to set-up camp. Spend your free time swimming, help prepare dinner or even learn some jungle skills. Before settling down to sleep surrounded by the sounds of the jungle and river.

Day 2
Continue your adventure into the jungle, spotting wildlife throughout the day and learning more about orangutans (their behaviour, lifestyle and social skills). Camp deep in the jungle at Jambur Batu Atas, a short walk from a waterfall with a deep pool where you can relax and refresh yourself after a day of trekking.

Day 3
After break fast, follow the river deep into the jungle, spotting wild animals drinking along the way, and stopping to collect jungle vegetables for dinner. Camp for the night will be at Mount Uning, on flat terrain. Weather permitting, the guide will take you for a walk around the area of Uning, where you may be fortunate enough to see deer and other wildlife.

Day 4
After Break fast, adventure more deeper into the jungle, walking through valleys, climbing hills and crossing small rivers, to discover where tigers, elephants, wild pigs, honey bear, dear and many other animals all live and how they survive in the jungle. Camp will be set-up at Alur Perak, a watering hole, popular with the local wildlife.

Day 5
After break fast, conclude your adventure with a short trek, before rafting ‘jungle style’ down the Bohorok river to your village accommodation, passing beautiful stretching alongside the river. If you’re lucky, you may also spot groups of monkeys in the trees, monitor lizards, birds and much more.
 
Package includes:
*English speaking guide(s).
*first aid support.
*permits.
*activity equipment.
*entrance fees.
*lunch.
*Traditional Tube Rafting

Activities included during the activity:

*Natural medicines, identification & usage.
*Meals all equipment (tent, roll mat, sleeping bag).

What to bring: 
Suitable walking shoes, change of clothes, sleeping bag, insect repellent, one big bottle of water, torch, camera, sun protection, swimwear, flip-flops, toilet paper.

Trek Cost:
*Price : 190 Euro/person  
*If you would like to come back tube rafting add 10 euro/person. *Minimum 3 persons *Maximum 6 persons *1 or 2 persons-please contact us. Where possible, we will place you with other groups to make sure you do not miss out.


Itinerary

Day 1 After breakfast at 8:30 am our guides will greet you at the hotel where you are staying. go to the jungle through rubber and cocoa plantation for half an hour, and go directly in the orangutan territory, to see orangutans, and observe their character and behavior, such as searching for the fruit and building nests. During the trip you will see some monkeys and other apes such as siamang or white handed gibbon and possibly some of the birds and reptiles such as lizards and snakes.

Day 2
After breakfast the trip will follow the river ridge
The day ends when we meet the Bohorok river, at its confluence with the Kuala Buluh. Wild elephant territory.

Day 3
Continue up the Bohorok river.

Day 4

We follow one of the tributaries of the Bohorok river.

Day 5
we sleep at Lau Terkicong (Terkicong lake), as we prepare for our push into Aceh.

Day 6
We reach our peak near the border between North Sumatra and Aceh, and then begin our descent towards Kutacane.

Day 7
We continue towards Kutacane We will meet to the public bus ( we can stay in kotacane ).



Package includes:
*English speaking guide(s).
*first aid support.
*permits.
*activity equipment.
*entrance fees.
*lunch.

Activities included during the activity:
*Natural medicines, identification & usage.
*Meals all equipment (tent, roll mat, sleeping bag).

What to bring:
Suitable walking shoes, change of clothes, sleeping bag, insect repellent, one big bottle of water, torch, camera, sun protection, swimwear, flip-flops, toilet paper.

Trek Cost:
*Price : 300 Euro/person 

*Minimum 3 persons 
*Maximum 6 persons 
*1 or 2 persons-please contact us. Where possible, we will place you with other groups to make sure you do not miss out.


Team Bukit Lawang Planet  is familiar with the Gunung Leuser National Park guidelines, and you can be assured that all of us and our guests will follow those guidelines. Than we are happy to welcome you and make your jungle experience as perfect as possible. We hope this program is able to empower local communities to be able to competent and comprehend ecotourism Program. This website is created to discover more knowledge about ecotourism program in Bukit Lawang and its surrounding area. This website also provide a booking service for jungle trekking, village tour, ecotour, rafting and many more activities in Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra, Indonesia. 


























Bukit Lawang: 
Find all that Bukit Lawang has to offer, from relaxing to markets, Orangutan viewing, bat cave and Landak river.

Berastagi:
Activities the colourful fruit and vegetable market famous for its passion fruit. Attractions of the town are two active volcanoes with hot springs.

Lake Toba: 
The lake is 100 kilometres long, 30 kilometres wide, and up to 505 metres (1,666 ft) deep an immense volcanic lake.

Tangkahan: 
mentioned as the Hidden Paradise in Sumatra with elephants around. It is the perfect place to get off the beaten track, but still have access to nice food and comfortable bungalows.

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To jungle trek here in Bukit Lawang, there will be guides to accompany you as most trekking activity is based around national parks and forest reserves, which include, mangrove and  mountain. There are plenty of experienced and well trained guides that could take you through challenging trails and they could also answer your questions regarding our jungle!

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