THE LAND OF THE GIANTS HUGE TREES AND GENTLE GIANTS

6 DAY NATURE DISCOVERY TOUR – The Land of the Giants Huge Trees and Gentle Giants

ORANGUTANS, ELEPHANTS, HOTSPRINGS, LARGEST TREE IN NORTH SUMATRA.

Land of the Giants Huge Trees and Gentle Giants Come on this tour of discovery….. Visit huge trees and bath with these gentle giants

Day 1. This morning your guide will meet you at your Medan accommodation at  9am (accommodation at your cost). Airport pick up can also be arranged depending on arrival time, to drive you to your Bukit Lawang Guest House (4-5 hour drive). Check into your Bukit Lawang guest house. Rest of the day at your leisure to explore the village and river and/or visit the national park visitor centre to learn about the animals and plants that occur in the national park. Accommodation Bukit Lawang Guest House.

Day 2. This morning head off on a 3 hour  orangutan jungle trek ( average fitness) in Gunung Leuser National Park via rubber plantation for wildlife & orangutan spotting. Go to On the Rocks to buy a cool drink and your lunch on the way back to Bukit Lawang. Option to walk through the village and shops on way back to guest house. Accommodation Bukit Lawang Guest House.

Day 3. At 8.30am drive to Batu Rongring today a new community ecotourism area (2 hour slow drive), with the option to stop for approx 1 hour at the Local Muslim Primary School in Bukit Lawang for a Pack for  Purpose school visit (school supplies donations please for one class room of 30 children) arriving around 12pm. After lunch take an easy hike to the  kapas pohon tree  with a 26.9m circumference! This is the largest recorded tree in Sumatra (approx 30 minutes hike one way). At 3.30-4 pm optional traditional medicine class (450.000 IDR pp). Night Spotlighting walk – look out for porcupines and leopard cats! Accommodation Batu Rongring Eco huts (lunch and dinner included). Accommodation Batu Rongring Eco huts (lunch and dinner included).

Day 4. After breakfast head off to Gelugur Hotsprings for lunch, relaxing and exploring,  before continuing on to Tangkahan (1.5 hour drive. Breakfast and lunch included).

Day 5. This morning visit the Elephants to wash and bath with these gentle giants. Mid morning float down the river in your tube to swim and relax at a beautiful waterfall and enjoy a delicious picnic lunch. Return early afternoon to relax and explore the river and surrounds.  Accommodation Tangkahan guesthouse

Day 6. This morning option to walk to small waterfall and hot spring in the river. Check out and drive to Medan airport or your Medan accommodation (approx 6.5 hour drive. Medan accommodation at your cost) . If enough time to visit the summer palace and grand mosque on the way.