This 2018 February Sumatra Tour visits Bukit Lawang, Batu Katak, Batu Kapal, Selang Pangeran and Tangkahan over 13 days.
The 2018 February Sumatra Tour highlights the best of North Sumatran animals, jungles and villages trek, culture, Sumatran Elephants and Orangutans, Market Visit, Teaching English, Cooking Class and volunteering opportunities
13 Days 12 Nights – The Real North Sumatra. Bukit Lawang, Batu Katak, Batu Kapal, Tangkahan, Village to Village Trek, Volunteering Opportunities, Elephants, Orangutans, Hot Springs, Market Visit, Cooking Class and more….
DAY 1. SUN 4 FEB. Pick up from airport Kuala Namu Airport at 4.00 pm (or earlier from your hotel on the way to the airport). 4 hour long drive to Batu Katak. Arrive around 9.30pm. Accommodation Batu Katak Guest House.
DAY 2 MON 5 FEB. Morning gibbon walk. Afternoon Opportunity to help with a children’s English lesson at the Tiger House 2-4pm and pack for a purpose school supplies.or tubing. Accommodation Batu Katak
Day 3. TUES 6 FEB. Walk or motor bike today to Selang Pangeran (3.5 hour river walk) past villages, rivers and farm land to Selang Pangeran. Afternoon to relax and explore river. Afternoon help with English lessons.. Volunteer accommodation Selang Pangeran.
Day 4. WED 7 FEB. Volunteer activities today. Visit waterfall near Selang Pangeran (100.000 IDR pp) in morning. Afternoon meet the children and help teach English to local children 2-4pm.Pack for a purpose school supplies optional. Accommodation Selang Pangeran. Or head off to Batu Kapal late afternoon by bike or walking.
Day5. THURS 8 FEB. In the morning motor bike or walk to Batu Kapal. Arrive late morning.
Day 6. FRI 9 FEB. Free day in Batu Kapal or optional day trip white water rafting. Return to Bukit Lawang in the afternoon. Accom Batu Mandi Bukit Lawang
Day 7. SAT 10 FEB. Optional day trip (cost extra) to visit the second largest waterfall in Sumatra – full day trip by car including lunch or have a free day to relax and explore the village and river. Min two people per activity.
Tonight live music in village. Accommodation Batu Mandi Bukit Lawang.
Day 8. Sun 11 FEB. Free morning for shopping in the village. Optional afternoon village tour of rice fields, tofu and brown sugar processing by motor bike or becak, or chilling out by the river (optional – cost extra)
DAY 9. Mon 12 FEB. Orangutan trek and walk to Batu Kapal in afternoon. In the morning head off on ½ day orangutan jungle trek. Option 1. continue on full day trek to Batu Kapal (150.000 IDR extra pp. approx $15 AUS. Min 2 people). Option 2. go to On the Rocks for lunch then head back to Bukit Lawang. At around 3pm in the afternoon head off to Batu Kapal 1-1.5hour walk. Accom BATU KAPAL
Day 10. Tues 13 FEB. Free day to relax and swim in river .Optional activities (cost extra). Morning Art lesson or afternoon cooking class for shared dinner. Explore and relax in the river. Guitar in the evening.
Day 11. Wed 14 FEB. Hot springs and waterfall – full day trip by 4WD including lunch.
DAY 12. Thurs 15 FEB. Today head off for elephant washing in afternoon. Explore small water fall and hot river spring early afternoon. Accom Tangkahan
Day 13. Fri 16 FEB. Check out to head to airport. Go via markets on way to airport if enough time. Go past Grand Mosque and Summer Palace on way to Medan airport. Be at airport at 3pm for 5pm flight
VOLUNTEERING PLACEMENT FROM FRIDAY 16 FEBRUARY 2018 COST 200.000m IDR PER DAY PER PERSON (APPROX $20 AUS A DAY FOR ACCOM AND MEALS )
Volunteering placement from 200.000IDR a day (approx $20 a day) to help teach English to the children and other community activities at Selang Pangerang. Daily rate includes basic back packer style accommodation and 3 meals daily