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The Orang Utans Sumatran Sanctuary & Bukit Lawang Tour

The Orang Utans Sumatran Sanctuary & Bukit Lawang Tour

Bukit Lawang is located about 90 kilometers northwest of  Medan, the capital city of North Sumatra, and at the south of the Mount Leuseur National Park. It is a gateway to the legendary Sumatran jungle with it’s steep slippery terrain and muddy slopes. Exploring the jungle here is a true adventure. Trek through the breathtakingly thick jungle and be transported into to new world.

It is the gentle giants of the jungle, the orangutans, which are the main attraction here. Bukit Lawang is one of the best places in the world to meet this rare and endangered primate. See these graceful creatures swing through the forest canopy as they forage for fruit. This is one of the largest stronghold communities of orangutans, with more than 5000 of them living in the here.

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Please find below the itinerary of 3Days 2Nights Bukit Lawang Orang Utan Tour :

 

DAY 01: ARRIVAL MEDAN – BUKIT LAWANG (4 hrs drive)

Arrive at Kuala Namu International Airport with flight… Welcomed by our representative / driver cum guide. Drive to Bukit Lawang the conservation of the Orangutans located in Gunung Leuser National Park through by landscape with vast view of palm oil and rubber plantation. En-route stops at of rubber, oil palm and cacao plantations with some countryside landscape.

Hotel: Eco Lodge Bukit Lawang Cottages or Sam Bungalow in Bukit Lawang or similar.

 

DAY 02: BUKIT LAWANG – 6 HOURS JUNGLE TREKKING @GUNUNG LEUSER NATIONAL PARK Incl. Lunch (B,L)

After breakfast, you will start for 6 hours jungle trekking to explore the park. This involves a walk through the jungle to reach the feeding grounds of the orang utan. Steep, slopes and dense vegetation will bring you the excitement of the rainforest. In this tropical primary rain forest, you can see the varieties of birds, butterflies, siamang (long arm apes), different kinds of reptiles in their wildlife. The rest is your own program, you can swim or take a beautiful walk to the local village nearby.

Hotel: Eco Lodge Bukit Lawang Cottages or Sam Bungalow in Bukit Lawang or similar.

 

DAY 03: BUKIT LAWANG – MEDAN AIRPORT (4 hrs drive)

Today you drive back to Medan for catch your flight to next destination. End of services.

 

Tour Included

  • Transportation in comfortable air conditioned car incl. fuel as mentioned in the program
  • 2 overnights accommodation in above good medium class hotels based on TWN/DBL/TRIPLE
  • Daily breakfast
  • Driver, his meals and accommodation costs
  • Entrance and parking fees as per program
  • Licensed Tour Guide (English/Dutch/French/German/Spanish/Italian Speaking guide)
  • Permit and local guide to see the orang utan at feeding platform in Bukit Lawang
  • 6 hours jungle trekking at Gunung Leuser NP incl. Lunch with  professional local guide

                                                           

Tour Not Included

  • Personal expenses such as: meals (Lunch & Dinner), drinks, souvenirs, laundry, minibar, etc.
  • Air tickets & airport tax
  • Donations and tipping driver/tour guide
  • Insurance
  • Camera fee in Bukit Lawang
  • Any optional program

 

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