5 TO 7 DAY SUMATRA JUNGLE AND VILLAGE TREKS. NATURE MEETS CULTURE

5 to 7 Day Treks – Orangutans, Jungles, Villages and Culture. Explore Gunung Leuser National Park and Villages

If you you love nature and want to explore the local villages, come on our 5 to 7 day Sumatra Jungle and Village Treks, walking from Bukit Lawang, Batu Kapal, Selang Pangeran with tubing into Batu Katak on the last morning.

 7 Day Trek – Nature Meets Culture – The best of Nature, Wildlife and Villages

DAY 1. After breakfast, we leave Bukit Lawang to head off on a 2 night orangutan jungle trek in Gunung Leuser National Park via rubber plantation for wildlife & orangutan spotting. Jungle Camp

DAY 2. Continuing trek to next camp looking for signs of wild orangutan nests and other wildlife tracks. Instruction in making a jungle camp followed by late afternoon fishing by the river and instruction in preparing a jungle dinner. Jungle Camp

DAY 3. Today we trek through the jungle to the Landak River, exploring along the way before arriving at our camp at Batu Kapal in the afternoon. Opportunity in the afternoon to explore the Ship Cave, relax in the river or play some Takraw. Camp Batu Kapal Hut.

Day 4.  We head off in the morning to continue the trek to Selang Pangeran past villages, rivers and farm land. Arrive at lunch time to settle into camp. In afternoon from 2-4pm, option to help teach English to the local children at Selang Pangeran’s volunteer English school (school runs mon to thurs 2-4pm) Camp at Selang Pangeran Hut.

Day 5 This morning donate and plant a tree at Selang Pangeran for you and your family as part of Jungle Eddies reforestation conservation program. Jungle Eddie to talk about the program (donation not included). Head off late morning to continue trek past villages, rivers and farm land. Arrive at the Berkeil riverside camp. Set up camp, go swimming or fishing and relax by the river.

Day 6. This morning we leave this camp site to river tube to the Batu Katak Guest House (approx 1.5hours tubing on the river through some beautiful scenery). Arrive around lunch time. Afternoon opportunity to help the children in the village – teaching English 2-4pm if it is a Monday or Tuesday at the volunteer based English School. Accommodation Batu Katak Guest House.

Day 7. Early morning walk to spot wildlife and hopefully gibbon along the base of the hills, followed by a walk back through the village via Bat Cave (take torch). Afternoon opportunity to help the children in the village                     – teaching English 2-4pm if it is a Monday or Tuesday. Accommodation Batu Katak Guest House.

5 Day Trek  – Orangutans, Jungles and Villages. 

2 night Orangutan Jungle Trek and 2 night Village Trek to Batu Katak

This is an trek is ideal for those that only have 5 days to trek.

 DAY 1. After breakfast, we leave Bukit Lawang to head off on a 2 night orangutan jungle trek in Gunung Leuser National Park via rubber plantation for wildlife & orangutan spotting. Jungle Camp

DAY 2. Continuing trek to next camp looking for signs of wild orangutan nests and other wildlife tracks. Instruction in making a jungle camp followed by late afternoon fishing by the river and instruction in preparing a jungle dinner. Jungle Camp 

DAY 3. Today we trek through the jungle to the Landak River, exploring along the way before arriving at our camp at Batu Kapal in the afternoon. Opportunity in the afternoon to explore the Ship Cave, relax in the river or play some Takraw. Camp Batu Kapal. 

Day 4. We head off in the morning to continue the trek to Selang Pangeran past villages, rivers and farm land. Arrive at lunch time at Selang Pangeran with the option to donate and plant a tree for you and your family as part of Jungle Eddies reforestation conservation program. (donation not included). Then continue the trek past villages, rivers and farm land in the afternoon. Arrive at the Berkeil river camp. Set up camp, go swimming or fishing and relax by the river. 

Day 5. This morning we leave this camp site to river tube to the Batu Katak Guest House (approx 1.5hours tubing on the river through some beautiful scenery). Arrive around lunch time. Afternoon optional opportunity to help the children in the village – teaching English 2-4pm if it is a Monday or Tuesday at the volunteer based English School. Accommodation Batu Katak Guest House. 

Optional day 6. Early morning walk to spot wildlife and hopefully gibbon along the base of the hills, followed by a walk back through the village via Bat Cave (torch). Accommodation Batu Katak 

Note airport pickup and drop off can also be included with these treks the day before and after, just let us know if you would like this included

Extra days can be added if you have more time.

Option 1. Full day trip White Water Rafting. Private transportation to Marike and the start of the 6 hour white water rafting journey. Enjoy a jungle picnic at a waterfall. Journey ends in Bohorok, where you will be picked up and taken to overnight accommodation in Bukit Lawang Guest House. (Additional cost for rafting and nights accommodation).

Option 2. Gelugur Hot Springs  and Waterfall day trip with lunch (2 hour drive each way). Accommodation Guest House. (Additional cost for day trip and nights accommodation).

If you have longer there are any other options available, such as school visit, trip to the market, a day trip to Tangkahan elephants or in Batu Katak go on a village walk, indonesian cooking class, caving or tubing,

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