14 Days – Sumatra Orangutan Trek Elephants, Hot Springs, Volcanoes, Lakes and Villages
If you love nature and want to explore the local villages, spot Sumatra Orangutans, see the elephants and visit Lake Toba, come on our 14 Day Sumatra Orangutan Trek Elephants, Hot Springs, White Water Rafting, Volcanoes, Lakes and Village, School Visit, Cooking Class
Itinerary 14 Days 13 Nights – The Ultimate Sumatran Adventure
Tangkahan, Bukit Lawang, Batu Katak, Berastagi, Lake Toba
Overnight Jungle Trek, Rafting, Elephants, Orangutans, Hot Springs, Volcanoes, Lakes and more
Fitness level – average to high. This tour is designed for those looking for adventure!
DAY 1. Pick up from Medan airport or accommodation. Drive to Bukit Lawang. Check in at your guesthouse. Explore village and surrounds at your leisure in afternoon or if you have time visit Bat Cave and Landak River walk in the afternoon (cost not included).
DAY 2. Gelugur Hot Springs and Waterfall day trip with lunch (2 hour drive each way). Accommodation Bukit Lawang.
Day 3. After breakfast head off on overnight jungle trek. Trekking in Gunung Leuser National Park Bukit Lawang, via rubber plantation to spot wild life & orangutans. Overnight camp on river (lunch and dinner).
DAY 4. After jungle breakfast visit the waterfall and swim in Bohorok river. Return to guesthouse by tubing. Afternoon to explore Bukit Lawang at your own leisure. Accommodation Bukit Lawang
DAY 5. White Water Rafting. Early pick up from Bukit Lawang. Private transportation to Marike and the start of the 6 hour white water rafting journey. Stop over at hot springs for swimming. Enjoy a jungle picnic at a stunning waterfall. Journey ends in Bohorok from where you will be picked up and taken to overnight accommodation in Bukit Lawang
DAY 6. After breakfast check out from Bukit Lawang and drive to Batu Katak (approx 1 hour drive). Morning school visit and Pack for a Purpose Program on the way if it is a school day. Afternoon Indonesian cooking class. Relax and explore the river early evening. Accommodation Batu Katak.
DAY 7. Morning guided gibbon walk. Afternoon easy river walk and river tubing or help teach children English if its a Monday or Tuesday. BBQ on the river for tea. Accommodation Batu Katak
DAY 8. After breakfast check out of Batu Katak. Visit market on the way to Tangkahan if its a market day (fri or Sun) (approx 2.5 – 3 hours drive). Explore surrounds at your leisure late afternoon or walk along river to small hot spring and waterfall. Tangkahan Guest house.
Day 9. After breakfast check out of accommodation. Elephant washing in morning. Leave Tangkahan late morning for 6-7 hr drive to Berastagi with stops along the way. Check into Berastagi accommodation. Relax on arrival or explore the surrounds.
DAY 10. Spend the day visiting the flower and fruit markets. Sightseeing and lookout to Sinabung Volcano and more markets (you can also climb a volcano if you would like to – full day. Cost not included). Accommodation Berastagi.
DAY 11. Travel to Lake Toba, sightseeing on the way, stopping at the magnificent Sipiso Piso waterfall en route. Visit a traditional Batak house and village on the way (Raja Kerajaan Purba). Arrive at Parapat and take the ferry to Samosir Island. Accommodation on Lake Toba.
DAY 12 & 13. Lake Toba. Visit local Batak king’s residence (Raja Siallagan). Choose what you would like to do for the rest of the day (at your cost) walk around the local village, hire a bicycle, or just chill out by the lake. Car & driver available for your use. Accommodation Lake Toba
DAY 14. Leave Lake Toba drive to Medan Kuala Namu airport or Medan accommodation.