5 days Orangutans & Elephant Tour

Orangutan Sanctuary Bukit Lawang & Tangkahan
15/Feb/2015
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5D/4N ORANGUTAN TOUR IN BUKIT LAWANG AND ELEPHANT TOUR IN TANGKAHAN

 

(ORANGUTAN SANCTUARY IN MOUNT LEUSER NATIONAL PARK TOUR)

 

Day 1 AIRPORT – BUKIT LAWANG
Arrive in Medan. We will fetch you from the airport & proceed to Bohorok/Bukit Lawang, the orang utans rehabilitation centre. The journey leads you past the scenic rubber & palm oil plantations. In the afternoon you will arrive in Bohorok. Overnight stay in Eco Lodge Bukit Lawang Cottages or Rindu Alam Hotel, both are located directly on the bank of Bohorok river.

Day 2 BUKIT LAWANG/BOHOROK – JUNGLE TREKKING
After breakfast we will see the Sumatran orangutans at the feeding area and continue with jungle trekking in the tropical rain forest of Sumatra. It is suggested to have comfortable sportive shoes for this activity. We have to walk for around 45 minutes at the side of Bohorok river to find the feeding area. Prior to arrival at rehabilitation centre you have to cross the river by small wooden canoe and then do a short climbing through the tropical rainforest. Here we are watching the park ranger feeds the orangutans.  From the feeding area, we fill the day with jungle trekking to see wild animals in the jungle with a local guide. If you are lucky can see the wild orangutans, horn bird, snake and other animals. Lunch box is included. In the afternoon return to Bukit Lawang. Overnight stay in Eco Lodge Bukit Lawang Cottages or Rindu Alam Hotel.

Day 3 BUKIT LAWANG - TANGKAHAN
Today we will drive to Tangkahan at other side of Mt. Leuser Nature Reservation using open jeep. We will drive trough rubber and palm oil plantations and small villages. In the afternoon arrive in Tangkahan. Proceed to Green Lodge or similar accommodation for overnight stay. The rest of the day free at your own program. Please kindly note that accommodation in Tangkahan is very simple.

Day 4 TANGKAHAN ELEPHANT RIDING
After breakfast you can participate in bathing an elephant and ride the elephant for around 1 hour in the plantation and tropical rainforest of Sumatra (included). The rest of the day free at your own programs in this beautiful and quite area. Overnight stay in Green Lodge or similar accommodation.

Day 5 TANGKAHAN - AIRPORT
Today we drive back to Medan. On the way you can stop at Asam Kumbang crocodile farm. Here you can see crocodiles from different sizes and ages. There after continue  driving to the airport to catch your flight to next destination. Ends of your fine tour on Sumatra.

The prices for the above tour are :

Persons

Prices

2 - 3 persons

US$ 390.00 / person

4 - 5 persons

US$ 310.00 /person

6 - 8 persons

US$ 285.00 /person

Single Supplement

US$ 70.00

 

 

 

The prices are already included:

- Overnight stay in above mentioned hotels based on twin share bedrooms

- Daily breakfast

- English speaking guide

- Entrance & parking fee

- Permit & local guide to see the orangutans at the feeding area and jungle trekking on day 2

- Permit and local guide for elephant riding in Tangkahan on day 4

-Transfer using an open jeep from Bohorok to Tangkahan on day 3

- Transfer from airport to hotel on day 1

-Transfer from Tangkahan to the airport on day 5

Not included:
- Handy cam fee or camera fee in Bohorok & Tangkahan
- Air tickets and airport taxes
- Insurance
- Personal expenses such as tips, donation, drinks, meals, etc

Individual Tour
The above tour program is an individual tour. You will travel individually with your own driver and guide. There is no body else in your transportation. You have your own privacy and decide your own time.