Packages

We can customise a package that suits your time frame and must sees. Just ask us ! We can combine any tour destination with any trek.  Enjoy a totally flexible itinerary and build your own trip from a combination of our treks, tours and activities or choose from our packages below  for all inclusive deals. Most of our packages  include transfers between Medan airport or accomodation, making your arrival as easy as possible. All of our tours and treks are for a minimum of two people, however we love travelling alone also so if you are a solo traveller please enquire for prices.

Reduce your footprint while travelling and visit our  unique conservation site ! Add to any of our packages, tours or treks. Join us for a day trip or stay longer!

See wild orangutan, trek pristine jungle, overnight stay in Luxe Jungle Villa, overnight in traditional camp and one night in Bukit Lawang available for an unforgettable  4 day /3 night package .

Cost from $700 AUD or 7.000.000 IDR pp all inclusive. 

Our conservation programs aim to safeguard the wildlife and their natural habitat, allowing you to see orangutans swinging past your room in their undisturbed environment. Just an hour’s trek or a 15-minute motorbike ride from Bukit Lawang is our jewel of the jungle, a critical bio link corridor for over 15 wild orangutans and various wildlife. The site is home to primates, pangolin, porcupines, Thomas Leaf Monkeys, pig-tail macaques, silver leaf monkeys, monitor lizards, leopard cats, civet cats and many more. You can see them in their natural habitat as they traverse the national park borders. Our land is essential for their survival amid deforestation.  Join us for activities to reduce your footprint while travelling  like animal spotting, wildlife monitoring, reforestation, plastics upcycling.  ! Stay at our jungle villa Hutan Subur, offering private  luxury and relaxation amidst the jungle or in one of our three private  jungle bungalows  for immersion into the operating conservation site.  

Cost $110 AUD or 1.100.000 IDR  pp  for day tour

Enquire for overnight or longer stays. This can easily be built into your itinerary and  we can sleep up to 7 people in our bungalow or villa accomodation. See our package options below.

Quick trip in and out of the jungle seamlessly with our private transport and accomodation before and after your trek.

Day 1. Welcome to the jungle !  Transfer from Medan by private, air conditioned car to Bukit Lawang (about 4 hours). Stay tonight in our accomodation (breakfast included) Happy Ria in Bukit Lawang,  a beautiful traditionally decorated  3 storey house set amongst the jungle with views to the national park or choose to stay in our Luxe Jungle Villa deeper within the borders of the national park. ( see accomodation)

Day 2. Two day trek begins. After breakfast , around 9 am , your guides will meet you to begin your overnight jungle trek into the Gunung Leuser National Park. This park is home to orangutan and some of the world’s most biodiverse flora and fauna. Wildlife spotting along the way you will reach your jungle camp by the river in the afternoon. Stay one night here relaxing and enjoying your night under the stars.

Day 3. Explore the jungle a little more before tube rafting back along the river into Bukit Lawang township. A great way to see the jungle from a different perspective and cool off after your day. Arrive back between 2 – 4 pm. Breakfast, lunch and dinner plus rafting, park entry fees and professional, highly trained guide all included. Stay tonight in our accomodation Happy Ria in Bukit Lawang or continue your trek to our Luxe Jungle Villa.

Day 4. After breakfast head back to Medan via private car transport for your onwards journey.

Cost $ 650 pp AUD or 6.500.000 IDR  includes airport transfer, 2 nights accomodation, one night jungle trek OR $750 pp AUD or 7.500.000 IDR  for our Luxe Jungle Villa. Minimum 2 people

Day 1.

Welcome to the jungle !  Transfer from Medan by private, air conditioned car to Bukit Lawang (about 4 hours). Stay tonight in our accomodation (breakfast included) Happy Ria in Bukit Lawang,  a beautiful traditionally decorated  3 storey house set amongst the jungle with views to the national park or choose to stay in our Luxe Jungle Villa deeper within the borders of the national park. ( see accomodation)

Day 2.

Two day trek begins. After breakfast , around 9 am , your guides will meet you to begin your overnight jungle trek into the Gunung Leuser National Park. This park is home to orangutan and some of the world’s most biodiverse flora and fauna. Wildlife spotting along the way you will reach your jungle camp by the river in the afternoon. Stay one night here relaxing and enjoying your night under the stars.

Day 3.

 Explore the jungle a little more before tube rafting back along the river into Bukit Lawang township. A great way to see the jungle from a different perspective and cool off after your day. Arrive back between 2 – 4 pm. Breakfast, lunch and dinner plus rafting, park entry fees and professional, highly trained guide all included. Stay tonight in our accomodation Happy Ria.

Day 4

Join our local guides on this half day tour of the rice fields and villages  by tuk tuk or motorbike. See how the locals live and experience this cultural journey. Visit cottage industries, rice hulling and drying, learn  where tofu comes from and even bamboo weaving. On Fridays, experience the local produce market a famous bustling market for all local produce. Sample the fruits and see how the locals do their weekly shop.  In the afternoon relax in your accomodation and get a traditional massage, you are on holidays after all !

Or

Day 4

Option to  join our conservation site for orangutan monitoring and activities on site, a short motorbike ride from Bukit Lawang will bring you to pristine rainforest that is home to over 15 wild orangutans who freely course through the property. Learn about the different types of vegetation grown on the borders of the national park, participate in reforestation or plastics upcycling, join the team for monitoring to search for orangutans and other primates and record their behaviours. Enjoy a swim in the landak river and a BBQ lunch. Stay tonight in Happy Ria accomodation or onsite in our luxe Jungle Villa for the real jungle experience.

Day 5

Your tour ends today, transfer back to Medan via private car for your onwards travel.

Cost from $650 AUD or 6.500.000 IDR  pp   

Have an extra day ? Do both options for day 4 for $750 AUD  per person

Already in Bukit Lawang or want to build this into your itinerary ? This is the perfect addition to your jungle trek or time spent in a Bukit Lawang.

Day 1. Drive  from Bukit Lawang to Berastagi  (~4 hours ) in private, air conditioned car. Visit the Berastagi fruit and flower markets and Gundaling Lookout, hot spring baths or Buddhist temple when you arrive at Berastagi. Stay overnight night in Berastagi Mountain View accommodation. 

Day 2. Wake up early for a sunrise hike at the stunning Sibayak Volcano. At 2212 m this amazing volcano dominates the town of Berastagi. After your climb we start the drive to the magnificent sipiso Piso waterfall on way to Lake Toba. Arrive at lake in the afternoon and take ferry to Samosir Island. We offer accomodation on the waters edge for standard guesthouse rooms or superior rooms.

Day 3. Today visit the local ancient Batak king’s residence (Raja Siallagan) in Samosir island, a great way to look back into the cultural history of this special place.   Choose what you would like to do for the rest of the day: walk around the local village or lake, hire a bicycle, visit museum, traditional dancing and markets or just chill out by the lake. Car & driver available for your use. Stay on the waters edge in either standard or superior accomodation.

Day 4. Option to relax and explore the island or take a boat around the lake (cost extra) stay tonight at either standard or superior accomodation.

Day 5 . Tour ends today, head back to Medan for your flight tonight or for onwards travel. 

Cost $870 AUD or 8.700.000 IDR  per person min 2 ppl  for standard guest house  accomodation on the waters edge. For superior accomodation in Lake Toba total cost is $900 AUD or 9.000.000 IDR . Includes car hire and return trip to Medan, car and driver available for your use every day, all accommodation, sunrise hike, ferry transfer on Lake Toba to Samosir, entrance to ancient village.

Combine your jungle experience with a cultural tour of Lake Toba and Berastagi.

Day 1. 

 Welcome to the jungle !  Transfer from Medan by private, air conditioned car to Bukit Lawang (about 4 hours). Stay tonight in our accomodation (breakfast included) Happy Ria in Bukit Lawang,  a beautiful traditionally decorated  3 storey house set amongst the jungle with views to the national park or choose to stay in our Luxe Jungle Villa deeper within the borders of the national park. ( see accomodation)

Day 2.

Two day trek begins. After breakfast , around 9 am , your guides will meet you to begin your overnight jungle trek into the Gunung Leuser National Park. This park is home to orangutan and some of the world’s most biodiverse flora and fauna. Wildlife spotting along the way you will reach your jungle camp by the river in the afternoon. Stay one night here relaxing and enjoying your night under the stars.

Day 3.

Explore the jungle a little more before tube rafting back along the river into Bukit Lawang township. A great way to see the jungle from a different perspective and cool off after your day. Arrive back between 2 – 4 pm. Breakfast, lunch and dinner plus rafting, park entry fees and professional, highly trained guide all included. Stay tonight in Happy Ria in Bukit Lawang.

Day 4. Drive to Berastagi ( ~4 hours ) in private, air conditioned car. Visit the Berastagi fruit and flower markets, museum Pusaka Karo, and Gundaling Lookout for sunset, hot spring baths are also an option as they are open day and night . Stay overnight night in Berastagi Mountain View accommodation. 

Day 5. Wake up early for a sunrise hike at the stunning Sibayak Volcano ( cost additional $65 AUD pp) At 2212 m this amazing volcano dominates the town of Berastagi. After your climb, enjoy the hot springs or and then we start the drive to the magnificent sipiso Piso waterfall on way to Lake Toba. If you choose not to do the climb, there are still other activities around Berastagi such as the buddhist temple, explore the local Batak Karo villages and traditional houses. Arrive at lake Toba in the afternoon and take ferry to Samosir Island. Stay at Tuk Tuk Timbal Bungalows  on the waters edge. 

Day 6. Today visit the local ancient Batak king’s residence (Raja Siallagan) in Samosir island, a great way to look back into the cultural history of this special place.   Choose what you would like to do for the rest of the day: walk around the local village or lake, hire a bicycle, visit museum, traditional dancing and markets or just chill out by the lake. Car & driver available for your use. Stay at Tuk Tuk Timbal Bungalows  on the waters edge. 

Day 7. Option to relax and explore the island or take a boat around the lake (cost extra) stay Stay at Tuk Tuk Timbal Bungalows  on the waters edge. 

Day 8. Tour ends today, head back to Medan for your flight tonight or for onwards travel. 

Total cost $1500 AUD or 1.500.000 IDR  per person. Includes private car hire and return trip to Medan, car and driver available for your use every day, all accommodation, ferry transfer on Lake Toba to Samosir, entrance to ancient villages and museums, hot springs, breakfast at our accomodation.  

Combine your jungle experience with a cultural tour of Lake Toba and Berastagi.

Day 1. 

Welcome to the jungle !  Transfer by private, air conditioned car suitable for 7 people to Bukit Lawang (about 4 hours from Medan). Stay tonight in our accomodation Happy Ria (breakfast included). A climb of 200 stairs will bring you to our accommodation a beautiful traditionally decorated  3 storey house set amongst the jungle with views to the national park.  A short walk to all restaurants and facilities in Bukit Lawang. Option for alternative accomodation if stairs are unsuitable for guests.

Day 2.

Just an hour’s trek or a 15-minute motorbike ride from Bukit Lawang is our unique conservation site, a critical bio link corridor for over 15 wild orangutans and various wildlife. The site is home to primates, pangolin, porcupines, Thomas Leaf Monkeys, pig-tail macaques, silver leaf monkeys, monitor lizards, leopard cats, and many more. You can see them in their natural habitat as they traverse the national park borders. Our land is essential for their survival amid deforestation. Join us for activities to reduce your footprint while travelling  like animal spotting, wildlife monitoring, reforestation, plastics upcycling and also relaxing by  the landak river ! Stay at our jungle villa Hutan Subur, offering luxury and relaxation amidst the jungle or in your own a private Bungalow onsite at Batu Kapal Conservation. Stay one night here, listen to the gibbons calling  and enjoy your specially prepared included dinner by starlight in your own private villa. It offers a tranquil stay in the jungle with the benefits of having wild orangutans in the surrounds. Here the orangutans exhibit their natural behaviours, different to the orangutans you will come across on your jungle trek who are accustomed to people. A good place to catch up with friends before heading off on your jungle trek tomorrow.

Day 3.

Two day trek begins, you can trek directly from our conservation site. After breakfast , around 9 am , your guides will meet you to begin your overnight jungle trek into the Gunung Leuser National Park. This park is home to orangutan and some of the world’s most biodiverse flora and fauna. Wildlife spotting along the way you will reach your jungle camp by the river in the afternoon. Stay one night here relaxing and enjoying your night under the stars.

Day 4.

Explore the jungle a little more before tube rafting back along the river into Bukit Lawang township. A great way to see the jungle from a different perspective and cool off after your day. Arrive back between 2 – 4 pm. Fruit snacks, all meals – Breakfast, lunch and dinner plus rafting, park entry fees and professional, highly trained guide all included. Stay tonight Happy Ria. 

Day 5.

Drive to Berastagi ( ~4 hours ) in private, air conditioned car. Visit the Berastagi fruit and flower markets, museum Pusaka Karo, and Gundaling Lookout for sunset, hot spring baths are also an option as they are open day and night . Stay overnight night in Berastagi Mountain View accommodation. 

Day 6.

Wake up early for a sunrise hike at the stunning Sibayak Volcano ( cost additional $65 AUD pp) At 2212 m this amazing volcano dominates the town of Berastagi. After your climb, enjoy the hot springs or and then we start the drive to the magnificent sipiso Piso waterfall on way to Lake Toba. If you choose not to do the climb, there are still other activities around Berastagi such as the buddhist temple, explore the local Batak Karo villages and traditional houses. Arrive at lake Toba in the afternoon and take ferry to Samosir Island. Stay at Tuk Tuk Timbal Bungalows  on the waters edge. 

Day 7.

Today visit the local ancient Batak king’s residence (Raja Siallagan) in Samosir island, a great way to look back into the cultural history of this special place.   Choose what you would like to do for the rest of the day: walk around the local village or lake, hire a bicycle, visit museum, traditional Batak dancing and markets or just chill out by the lake. Car & driver available for your use. Stay at Tuk Tuk Timbal Bungalows  on the waters edge. 

Day 8.

Tour ends today, head back to Medan for your flight tonight or for onwards travel. 

Cost $1590 AUD or 15.900.000 IDR   per person 

Includes private car and transfers, all accomodation, ferry transfers, activities, English speaking guides.

Do you love volcanoes villages and lakes?? Come on our Sumatra Volcanoes Villages and Lakes. Berastagi and Lake Toba .

Itinerary 6 Days 5 Nights. Volcanoes Villages and Lakes. Berastagi and Lake Toba 

Fitness level easy 

DAY 1. Pick up from airport Kuala Namu or Medan accommodation. Drive to Berastagi about 4-5 hour drive with stops along the way. Relax on arrival or explore the surrounds including the hot springs and Gundaling Lookout for sunset.  Stay in Berastagi one night.

DAY 2. Spend the day visiting the flower and fruit markets, Batak Karo Museum, Sightseeing and lookout to Sinabung Volcano, and Buddist Temple. You can also do an optional sunrise climb of Sibayak volcano 4 hour trek (extra cost $75 pp min 2) on day 2 or day 3. Accommodation Berastagi.

DAY 3. Travel to Lake Toba, sightseeing on the way, stopping at the magnificent Sipiso Piso waterfall en route. Visit a traditional Batak house and village on the way (Raja Kerajaan Purba). Arrive at Parapat and take the ferry to Samosir Island. Accommodation on the waters edge at  Lake Toba.

 DAY 4 & 5. Lake Toba. 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, or just chill out by the lake. Car & driver available for your use. Stay Lake Toba tonight.

DAY 6. Leave Lake Toba drive to Medan Kuala Namu airport or Medan accommodation

Cost $1050 AUD OR 10.500.000 IDR  pp min 2, includes all transport, entrance to all museums and sites, accomodation.

Join us for a 2 day package  at Tangkahan Eco Glamping for an all inclusive luxury stay. About a 2.5 hour drive by 4wd from Bukit Lawang will bring you to Tangkahan, a small village and home to wild and rescued elephants. Glamping style accomodation offers jungle luxe for couples, groups and families.

Set  overlooking the river, look out for wild elephants, hornbills and gibbons from your private tent as you experience a bit of luxury in the jungle surrounds. Package includes transport to and from Bukit Lawang, guide, elephant washing,  entrance fees to national park, boat ride to your overnight camping, tubing to explore the hot springs, bamboo waterfall, wildlife spotting and breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Jungle luxury awaits ! Price from $350 AUD  Per person

Or add this after your jungle trek

Bukit Lawang and Tangkahan Elephants and Orangutans Adventure 4 Days 3 Nights

Day 1. Travel from Medan to us here in Bukit Lawang for 4 hours by private air conditioned car. Once arriving in Bukit Lawang, settle in to our accomodation Happy Ria. A charming, wooden 3 storey house set amongst the jungle with views to the National Park, private kitchen, 2 bathrooms, 2 bedrooms and an outdoor lounge area will have you relaxing in style for your first night in this special town.

Day 2. This morning head off on a 6 hour jungle trek into the Gunung Leuser National Park. The last remaining park where critically endangered orangutan, tiger, elephant and rhino all live together. Raft back to Bukit Lawang cooling off as the river courses it’s way from the park back into Bukit Lawang township. Includes raft tubing and lunch. Stay tonight in Happy Ria.

Day 3. After breakfast begin your journey by 4WD to Tangkahan (2.5-3 hour drive on mostly dirt road). Arrive in this village on the skirts of the national park  around lunch time. In the afternoon join the elephant washing and then continue on small boat to Tangkahan Eco Glamping for all inclusive package, wander through their gardens, relax in the jungle trampoline and spend the night under the stars with a specially prepared meal from garden to plate. Look out for wild elephants and other wildlife as you view the national park from your accomodation.

Day 4. After breakfast take a short hike to explore the hot springs and have lunch by the bamboo waterfall .  Rubber raft tube back into Tangkahan township and enjoy a cool drink before continuing onto Medan for your onwards journey or accommodation or return back to Bukit Lawang.

Cost $850 AUD or 8.500.000 IDR  pp includes all airport transfers, accomodation , full day trek, all activities, personalised guide.

Make it a 5 day package with an overnight Jungle trek for

$1000 AUD OR 10.000.000 IDR  pp

Make it a day trip Join your personalised guide for a day trip to Tangkahan by 4 WD ( 2.5 hours from Bukit Lawang),  visit the  elephants, enjoy lunch in the beautiful jungle surrounds, learn about the local handicrafts, return to Bukit Lawang by late afternoon.

Cost $190 AUD  per person.

Combine your 1-3 day  jungle trek with a cultural visit through the local village, visit one of the biggest trees in the world or participate in our conservation project ! We can tailor a tour to suit your time and needs. Add extra days, or build your trip excluding some activities.

7 day package

Day 1. Travel from Medan to us here in Bukit Lawang for 4 hours by private air conditioned car. Once arriving in Bukit Lawang, settle in to our accomodation Happy Ria. A  charming, wooden 3 storey house set amongst the jungle with views to the National Park, kitchen, 2 bathrooms, outdoor lounge area. 

Day 2. This morning head off on a 3 hour or 6 hour jungle trek into the Gunung Leuser National Park. The last remaining park where critically endangered orangutan, tiger, elephant and rhino all live together. Raft back to Bukit Lawang cooling off as the river courses it’s way from the park back into Bukit Lawang township. 6 hour trek includes rafting and lunch. 

Day 3. Participate in a village tour to see how the locals live as you meander through the rice fields via tuk tuk on Fridays visit the famous traditional market, OR  join our volunteer program for the day and assist in monitoring the wild orangutans, reforestation program and plastics upcycling, stay tonight in our luxe Jungle Villa and spot orangutan swinging past your window as you sleep to the soothing sounds of the rainforest from the comfort of your own private stay.

Day 4. After breakfast head  to Batu Rongring, a small village that serves part of our community focused projects ’DreamClass’ which offers education for the children about conservation and the environment. This jungle village is also home to one of the largest trees on the world. Check into Sumatran Jungle Huts, our partners on this side of the national Park who offer beautiful hut style accomodation set  beside the amazing river.  The owner is a local ranger with endless knowledge about the park and its inhabitants. He will guide you to the majestic large tree ( 2 hour hike /exploration)  for an experience you won’t forget,  cool off by the river then option to do a traditional medicine class, take a traditional massage, or do a night spotting walk to look for leopard cats and porcupines!

 Day 5. Head to Tangkahan ( about a 2.5 hour drive off road  ) for an afternoon with the elephants. The elephants here have been rescued from conflict on the borders of the national park. You can spend time with these gentle giants ( although much smaller than their African counterparts!) . All proceeds go back into the conservation of the species here on the borders of the park. Take a small boat up to your luxury glamping site ( our personal favourite !)  for an all inclusive package of delicious dinner, breakfast and lunch in Bedouin tent style accomodation set high on the river overlooking the National Park. Listen for the sounds of the gibbon calls and immerse yourself in this unique place. Spend time in the garden and harvest your own vegetables for dinner, if you wish. 

Day 6. Explore the hot springs after breakfast and lunch by the bamboo waterfall, afterwards take a tube ride back into Tangkahan village . Option to end tour this afternoon and head back to Medan from Tangkahan to rest before onward travels.

Cost : $1250 AUD OR 12.500.000 IDR pp

Includes 6 hour jungle trek 2 people, lunch and rafting included.

3 nights Stay Happy Ria guesthouse Bukit Lawang, breakfast included.

1 Night stay Batu Rongring Sumatra Jungle Huts, including 2 hour explore from the huts to the large tree and surrounds.

1 Night all inclusive stay in Tangkahan Glamping, including elephant washing, hot springs, waterfall, tube ride back to Tangkahan village, dinner, breakfast and lunch. 

Return private car to and from the airport and travel to Batu Rongring and Tangkahan.Personalised English speaking guide

Day 1. Travel from Medan to us here in Bukit Lawang for 4 hours by private air conditioned car. Once arriving in Bukit Lawang, settle in to our accomodation Happy Ria, a charming, wooden  3 storey house set amongst the jungle with views to the National Park, private kitchen, 2 bathrooms, 2 bedrooms and an outdoor lounge area will have you relaxing in style for your first night.

Day 2. Leave after breakfast  for your  6 hour jungle trek in Gunung Leuser National Park, to spot wildlife & orangutans. Rubber raft tube back into Bukit Lawang town along the river and enjoy activities in and around Bukit Lawang such as a local massage after your trek or join us at our unique jungle bar set alongside the river for a well earned drink and some live music !

DAY 3. Immerse yourself in the local culture and join a village tour by motorbike or becak

(Tuk Tuk) . Meander through the rice fields and see how local produce such as tofu, brown sugar and other locally sourced produce are made with your experienced guide.   Visit Gotong Royong fruit, vegetable and rubber market (market day Friday) explore the river, visit local schools, join a wood carving class, traditional cooking class and many more options ( these activities at extra cost, see activities list  ). Accommodation in Happy Ria tonight.

DAY 4. After breakfast, head off on an hours trek to our unique conservation site,  visiting  the  bat cave along the way. Enjoy lunch by the landak river and then journey through pristine caves and rainforest to arrive  at our operating project site. Join the volunteers and participate in the wildlife programs such as a night monitoring walks and search for nocturnal animals such as slow loris and civet cats. Enjoy the privacy of our luxe jungle villa, Hutan Subur and spot orangutan swinging past your window. Or immerse yourself in the life of a volunteer and stay onsite at Batu Kapal.

DAY 5. After breakfast head off on a trek to the Berkeil River through rubber plantations, rice fields, farm land and villages to make camp for the night, relax and explore the surrounds of this unique place. Enjoy your specially prepared meal by campfire and sleep to the gentle sounds of the river. Stay one night here.

DAY 6. After your delicious camp breakfast, tube raft down to Batu Katak  guest house. Afternoon options for traditional medicine class. Also join a half day gibbon trek if arriving in time to spot local wildlife, or take a village walk to see local village life. Accommodation Batu Katak Guesthouse.

Day 7. This morning head off to see the Rafflesia flower, if in flower, optional caving adventure or visit the local school and participate in our Pack for a Purpose program. Leave Batu katak today and continue onto Medan for your onwards travel.

Cost $1100 AUD OR 11.000.000 IDR per person includes all transport and transfers, trekking and national park entrance fees, meals on your trek and at your conservation site stay, all activities except activities on day 3 and Gibbon trek on day 6.

Day 1. 

 Welcome to the jungle !  Transfer from Medan by private, air conditioned car to Bukit Lawang (about 4 hours). Stay tonight in our accomodation (breakfast included) Happy Ria in Bukit Lawang,  a beautiful traditionally decorated  3 storey house set amongst the jungle with views to the national park.  

Day 2.

Two day trek begins. After breakfast , around 9 am , your guides will meet you to begin your overnight jungle trek into the Gunung Leuser National Park. This park is home to orangutan and some of the world’s most biodiversity flora and fauna. Wildlife spotting along the way you will reach your jungle camp by the river in the afternoon. Stay one night here relaxing and enjoying your night under the stars.

Day 3.

Explore the jungle a little more before tube rafting back along the river into Bukit Lawang township. A great way to see the jungle from a different perspective and cool off after your day. Arrive back between 2 – 4 pm and enjoy a well earned rest in your accomodation at Happy Ria. Breakfast, lunch and dinner plus rafting, park entry fees and professional, highly trained guide all included.

Day 4

Join  our conservation site for orangutan monitoring and activities on site, a short motorbike ride from Bukit Lawang or a one hour walk through the borders of the national park where you will learn about local produce and farming will bring you to pristine rainforest that is home to over 15 wild orangutans who freely course through the property. Learn about the different types of vegetation grown on the borders of the national park, participate in reforestation or plastics upcycling, join the team for a monitoring walk to search for orangutans and record their behaviours. Stay tonight in our jungle luxe villa, Hutan Subur,  where you can experience the energy of the wild jungle and spot orangutans swinging past your window from the comfort of your two bedroom villa.  

Day 5

After breakfast on the terrace of your private villa, walk back into Bukit Lawang or stay for the morning participating in the volunteer activities.

 Once in Bukit Lawang, participate in activities and we can arrange these once you arrive 

– rice fields tour with becak 550,000 IDR pp

– cooking class 300,000 IDR pp

– get a traditional massage 250,000 IDR pp

– visit the bat cave with lunch by Landak River around 3-4 hours ( or you could all do this on your way to Batu Kapal conservation on day 4 ) 800,000 IDR pp 

 Stay tonight in Happy Ria accomodation.

Day 6

Time to get on the road ! Drive to Berastagi ( ~4 hours ) by private air conditioned car, sightseeing along the way.  As climate gets cooler in this mountainous country side enjoy the change in landscape. Visit the bustling and colourful fruit and flower market on arrival, the small Batak museum and learn about the local Batak Karo culture, visit Gundaling Lookout for sunset and stay in Berastagi guesthouse accomodation for one night. Get a Good rest before your early rise tomorrow.

Day 7

 Wake up early, around 5 am for your sunrise trek up Sibayak volcano (~3-4 hours). After your morning climb, visit the  hot springs for a dip and then head off to the magnificent Sipiso Piso waterfall on the way to Lake Toba. Arrive late afternoon and take ferry across to Samosir Island. Stay at Tuk Tuk Timbal bungalows  on the waters edge. 

Day 8

Today visit local Batak king’s residence (Raja Siallagan). Choose what you would like to do for the rest of the day walk around the local village or visit Batak museum and traditional Tomok village, explore the ancient tomb of Sidabutar Kings, see the Batak traditional puppet dance, or just relax by the lake. Car & driver available for your use whilst on the island.  Stay  at Tuk Tuk Timbal bungalows. 

Day 9

Option to relax and explore the island more, visit the sights not seen yesterday or take a boat around the lake. This boat can be arranged by your guide for an extra cost. Stay tonight on the waters edge at Tuk Tuk Timbal bungalows.

Day 10

 Your tour ends today, drive about 4-5 hours back to Medan by private air conditioned car  for your flight or onwards travel.

Cost :

$1700 AUD or 17.000.000 IDR pp min 2

A cultural, educational and fun trip for the whole family or groups. Can be tailored to also be for two people, get in touch ! See wild Sumatra Orangutans both in the national park AND at our conservation site , wash elephants, meet the local school children , participate in our conservation programs , monitor wild orangutans and more…….

Fitness level – easy. This tour is designed for families and friends looking for a leisurely nature and cultural holiday.

DAY 1.  Pick up from airport Kuala Namu or Medan accommodation. 4-5 hours  drive to Tangkahan. In the afternoon, explore river, small waterfall and hot springs or just chill out at accomodation at Tangkahan Eco Glamping. Option to join the elephant washing this afternoon . Take a small boat up to your luxury glamping site ( our personal favourite !)  for an all inclusive package of delicious dinner, breakfast and lunch in Bedouin tent style accomodation set high on the river overlooking the National Park. Listen for the sounds of the gibbon calls and immerse yourself in this unique place. Spend time in the garden and harvest your own vegetables for dinner, if you wish. 

Day 2. After breakfast take a short hike to the hot springs, enjoy lunch by the bamboo waterfall and tube raft  back down into Tangkahan main village . Cool off with a drink before your trip by 4wd to Bukit Lawang. Stay tonight in Happy Ria, Bukit Lawang. A beautiful traditionally decorated  3 storey house set amongst the jungle with views to the national park (breakfast included).

Day 3. Flexible day, relax and explore the river and village of Bukit Lawang. Or choose an activites from our activity list, such as tubing down Bohorok River, traditional cooking class, village tour by becak (tuk tuk), visit to the local schools, explore the traditional market on a Friday, wood carving class, traditional massage and many more. Accommodation Bukit Lawang Happy Ria guesthouse.

Day 4. After breakfast head off on a half day 6 hour jungle trek in Gunung Leuser National Park to spot wildlife & orangutans. This includes tube rafting back into Bukit Lawang town after your trek into the jungle.   (Note an over night jungle trek can be arranged at additional cost) Rest well tonight in our accomodation Happy Ria.

DAY 5. Visit our unique conservation site and the bat cave on the way! Just an hour’s trek or a 15-minute motorbike ride from Bukit Lawang is our unique conservation site, a critical bio link corridor for over 15 wild orangutans and various wildlife. The site is home to primates, pangolin, porcupines, Thomas Leaf Monkeys, pig-tail macaques, silver leaf monkeys, monitor lizards, leopard cats, and many more. You can see them in their natural habitat as they traverse the national park borders. Our land is essential for their survival amid deforestation. Join us for activities to reduce your footprint while travelling  like animal spotting, wildlife monitoring, reforestation, plant a tree in your name, plastics upcycling and also relaxing by  the landak river.  Stay at our jungle villa Hutan Subur, offering private  luxury and relaxation amidst the jungle or in one of our three private  jungle bungalows  for immersion into the operating conservation site.  

DAY 6.  Morning to explore the river, join an early morning wildlife monitoring walk with the volunteers and record movements of the wild orangutans and other primates  who call this home (cost extra donated to the conservation program) or let your guide take you through the caves on the property searching for porcupines from the unique limestone formations.  After lunch walk  back into to Bukit Lawang, cool off by the river and stay tonight in  Happy Ria guesthouse accomodation.

Day 7. Leave Bukit Lawang today to drive to the airport or Medan accommodation (4-5 hours) , option to visit the grand mosque and summer palace in Medan if enough time. Tour concludes today.

Cost from  $890 AUD  per person for a  family or group  of 4 , $1150 pp per person minimum 2 people

DAY 1. Pick up from Medan and drive to lake Toba, stopping at sights along the way. Lake Toba is the largest lake in southeast Asia and a natural wonder of the world. Arrive in the afternoon to catch a ferry across to the lake’s very own island, Samosir. Stay tonight by the waters edge in Tuk Tuk Timbal bungalows.

DAY 2.   Visit the traditional, ancient villages and local Batak King’s residence, see traditional dance displays, explore the island by bicycle or take a boat trip around the lake ( cost extra for bicycle hire and boat trip). The island culture is rich and vibrant and your guide will be sure you see the best of it. Stay tonight in Tuk Tuk Timbal.

DAY 3.  After breakfast, drive to Berastagi sightseeing along the way with destinations such as waterfalls and the Buddhist temple. Once in Berastagi, enjoy the  colourful fruit and flower markets , Gundaling lookout for sunset and local Batak Karo museum . Stay tonight in Berastagi.

DAY 4. Wake up early around 5am for a morning sunrise climb of  Sibayak volcano (2-3 hours return). Have a dip in the hot springs after your hike. Leave Berastagi this morning to drive through villages and national park to Buikit Lawang with time  to swim and cool off in the river  before dinner. Accommodation tonight in our guesthouse Happy Ria, in Bukit Lawang. A beautiful 3 storey chalet style house with views to the national park. 

DAY 5  After breakfast, start traditional tube rafting from Bukit Lawang to Bohorok, chance to spot orangutan, gibbon and hornbills along the way. A fun way to see the villages and jungle from your tube , small rapids offer some exhilarating parts alongside leisurely drifting.  Have a picnic lunch Indonesian style before continuing raft tubing where you will be met to be transported back to Bukit Lawang. Stay tonight in Happy Ria . Option in the afternoon to relax by the river, do a traditional wood carving class in the local gallery, get a traditional massage plus many more. 

DAY 6 Free day in Bukit Lawang – A day to rest and recover and to have a look around the local village or choose an option from our activities list.

DAY 7-11  5 DAY TREK – this is the start of  your  5 day Jungles, Rivers and Villages trek (fitness level medium).

DAY 7. 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 8.  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 9. This morning get ready for your exhilarating 3 hour rock scrambling and open caving adventure at Batu Kapal. Early afternoon. Head off at 12.30pm to trek to the Berkeil river past villages, rivers and farm land (1.5 hour walk). Accommodation Berkeil River camp. Or stay another night on-site at Batu Kapal, joining the monitoring and activities – this is an operating conservation site with volunteers and staff, although you will have your own private bungalow, if you would prefer to still get the benefits of being closely involved but have a more secluded, private stay then we do have accomodation next door in a private Villa at Hutan Subur. Both options are beautiful and a chance to see orangutan swing past your window !  Leave the next day for Berkeil river camp – day 10 walk to Berkeil River camp , stay one night, day 11 raft or hike to Batu katak guesthouse, day 12- check out and head back to Medan. 

Day 10. Today you have the option to raft tube to the Batu Katak guest house (approx 1.5 hours tubing on the river through some beautiful scenery) or option 2 is to continue trek to Batu Katak (a  3 to 4 hour trek) through the jungle for animal spotting, maybe wild orangutan, gibbon, macaques and Thomas leaf monkey. Arrive early afternoon.  Accommodation Batu Katak Guest House.

Day 11.  Early morning walk to spot wildlife and hopefully gibbon along the base of the hills, followed by a walk back through the village. Afternoon  Option  – opportunity to help with a children’s English lesson at the Tiger School 2-4pm if its a volunteer school day. Accommodation Batu Katak Guest House. 

Day 12.  In the morning check out to drive to Medan airport or your Medan accommodation (at your cost). 

Total cost $2,300 AUD per person min 2 ppl

Option to add an extra day at our conservation site and stay 2 nights and join the afternoon or morning monitoring again on day 9. Instead of 2 nights at Batu Katak at the end of your trip. You may have the opportunity to see more orangutans with this option. Cost extra $150 AUD pp. 

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