Only got a week? Our 6 Day Sumatra Orangutans Elephants Lakes Volcanoes Tour is perfect for you!
Visit Bukit Lawang, Tangkahan, Berestagi and Lake Toba for the big 4 highlights – Sumatra Orangutans Elephants Lakes Volcanoes
DAY 1. Pick up from Medan airport or your Medan at 9am. 5 hour drive in private car to Samosir Island on Lake Toba. Accommodation at Lake Toba (budget or deluxe accommodation option)
DAY 2. Today 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 or lake, hire a bicycle, visit museum and markets or just chill out by the lake. Car & driver available for your use. Accommodation at Lake Toba (budget or deluxe accommodation)
DAY 3. In the morning to drive to Berestagi in morning stopping at the magnificent Sipiso Piso waterfall and a traditional Batak house and village on the way (Raja Kerajaan Purba). Visit to the Berestagi fruit and flower markets and Gundaling Lookout when you arrive at Berestagi if there is enough time. Accommodation Berestagi Hotel. (budget or deluxe accommodation option).
DAY 4. Optional visit to Buddhist temple in morning. Drive by private car to Bukit Lawang (slow drive, some roads with potholes 7 hours). Afternoon tuktuk tour of the rice fields and villages if enough time. Bukit Lawang Hotel or Guest House Orangutan (budget or deluxe accommodation option).
DAY 5. In the morning head off on half day (3 hour) orangutan jungle trek in Gunung Leuser National Park via rubber plantation for wildlife & orangutan spotting. Return via On the Rocks to buy a cool drink and lunch if you like. Late afternoon drive to Tangkahan (3 hour slow & bumpy). Tangkahan Guest House standard accommodation
Day 6. 9am Elephant washing (optional 10am ride, needs to be booked in advance and is 750.000 IDR per person for the ride). Leave Tangkahan late morning to drive to Medan airport or your Medan Hotel (5 hours). Visit Grand Mosque and Summer Palace on the way if enough time.
Itinerary includes all accommodation as specified, car, driver, qualified experienced English speaking guide, included activities (optional activities extra) & park entrance fees. All meals are extra except where specified.