Only got a week? Our 6 Day Sumatra Orangutans Lakes Volcanoes Tour is perfect for you!
Our Sumatra Orangutans Lakes Volcanoes Tour Visits Bukit Lawang, Berestagi and Lake Toba
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, traditional dancing 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, hot spring baths or Buddist temple when you arrive at Berestagi if there is enough time (choose 2). Accommodation Berestagi Hotel. (budget or deluxe accommodation option).
DAY 4. Optional sunrise volcano climb this morning (cost extra $55AUD pp min 2). Drive by private car to Bukit Lawang (slow drive, some roads with potholes 7 hours). Afternoon optional tuk tuk tour of the rice fields and villages if enough time (additional $55AUD pp min 2) or relax and explore the village . Bukit Lawang Guest House (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. Option of full day trek (extra $50AUD pp) or overnight jungle trek (extra $140AUDpp min 2) Optional activity to leave this afternoon to Tangkahan to visit the Elephants for elephant washing the following morning at 9am ($120AUD pp min 2 for car driver and activity. Elephants are not available on Fridays) Bukit Lawang or Tangkahan Guest House
Day 6. Leave this 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.