6 Day Sumatra Rafting Volcanoes Trekking Adventure
Sunrise volcano climb – pumping white water rafting – overnight jungle trekking – open caving and rock scrambling
Come on our 6 day Sumatra rafting volcanoes trekking adventure for your adventure of a lifetime!
DAY 1. Pick up from airport Kuala Namu Airport or Medan accommodation . 3 hour drive to Berestagi, sightseeing on the way, if enough time visit fruit and flower markets, buddist temple, hot spring baths or Gundaling lookout to the volcanoes. Accommodation Grand Mutiara Hotel.
DAY 2. Wake up early around 5am for a morning sunrise climb of Sibayak volcano (2-3 hours return). Leave Berestagi at 8.30am for a 4wd adventure (4 hours) through villages (optional pack for a purpose school visit) and national park and an easy trek (1-1.5 hours) to your camp site for the night at the Wampu River White Water Rafting start point, arriving late afternoon. Setup camp at this tranquil spot on the river. Time to swim and cool off in the river or try your hand at fishing before dinner (lunch, dinner included). You are in Rhino country! There is the option to camp here another night to do a full day trek in the jungle with the possibility of spotting wild Rhino and wild orangutans ! (additional cost for extra day and night camping here per person)
DAY 3. After breakfast, start your adrenalin pumping white water rafting adventure (approx 7 hours) down the Wampu River through the rapids and jungle to Bohorok. Do some bird and animal spotting along the way. Stop at the thermal springs in the river. Have a picnic lunch Indonesian style by a waterfall before continue rafting to Bohorok where you will be met by your pickup truck and transported to your Bukit Lawang accommodation to continue on with your jungle adventure (breakfast lunch included). Bukit Lawang Guest House
DAY 4. 2 This morning head off on your overnight Orangutan jungle trek to do some animal spotting. Look out for orangutans, monkeys, gibbons and more…. After lunch head deeper into the jungle leaving the tourists behind. The terrain you will be trekking on will be extremely steep, but the views spectacular, with plenty of stops to help you to acclimatize and adjust to the local conditions. Gunung Leuser National Park is mostly mountainous, covering a million hectares, straddling the borders of North Sumatra and Aceh provinces. You will have time to relax and bathe in the Landak River before your evening dinner. You will be amazed at the delicious food your guides are able to cook up in the middle of the jungle! Your tent for the night will be a simple bamboo frame, covered with a plastic tarp. Adi Black jungle camp.
DAY 5. This morning after a hearty jungle breakfast pack up camp and continue your trek to Batu Kapal through the national park and along the Landak River. Today you will be walking through the river, traversing the river a number of times, so please make sure you have your river sandals handy. Arrive early afternoon at Batu Kapal to settle into your guest house. Time to relax or explore the local surrounds and swim in the river. Late afternoon/early evening participate in the Batu Kapal Conservation wildlife monitoring program. Go animal spotting and record your findings or plant some trees as part of the Batu Kapal Wildlife Biolink Corridor Program! Sumatra Rain Forest Eco Retreat accommodation
DAY 6. This morning get ready for your exhilarating 3 hour rock scrambling and open caving adventure at Batu Kapal. Early afternoon check out and drive to your Medan accommodation (accommodation at your cost) or continue on a 3 day jungles rivers and villages trek from Batu Kapal to Batu Katak or a volunteering placement if you have extra time.