Gunung Leuser National Park represents several ecosystem types, from coastal forest ecosystem through tropical lowland forest ecosystem to montane forest ecosystem. Most of the Park area is covered with thick Dipterocarpaceae forest with rivers and waterfalls flowing through it. There are some endangered and peculiar plants, namely daun payung raksasa (Johannesteijsmannia altifrons), rafflesia flowers (Rafflesia atjehensis and R. micropylora), and Rhizanthes zippelnii-the biggest flower, with a diameter of 1.5 metres. In addition, there is one plant unique to the area: the ara, a strangling plant.
Endangered and protected animal species which inhabit the Park include orangutan (Pongo abelii), siamang (Hylobates syndactylus syndactylus), Asian elephant (Elephas maximus sumatranus), Sumatran tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae), Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis sumatrensis), serow (Capricornis sumatraensis), great hornbill (Buceros bicornis), sambar deer (Cervus unicolor), and leopard cat (Prionailurus bengalensis sumatrana).
Gunung Leuser National Park has been declared a Biosphere Reserve. Under a cooperation program between Indonesia and Malaysia, the Park is also designated as a "Sister Park" to the Taman Negara in Malaysia.
Sam's Bungalows has 3 rooms. Located right at the top end of
Bukit Lawang close to the Orangutan centre. Prices are 80,000Rp,
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Jungle Inn has 9 rooms all with different jungle designs ranging
from 250,000Rp - 500,000Rp per night. Prices may go up
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Eco-Lodge is one of the best places to stay in Bukit Lawang
with 34 rooms with 5 different styles including their
brand new Orangutan rooms. From 155,000Rp -
300,000Rp per night. For prices and details
Indra Valley Inn and Restaurant has 2 bungalows
and 2 standard rooms. Located at the top end of
Bukit Lawang. Prices from 50,000Rp. For prices and details
Garden Inn and Restaurant has 7 rooms and
one house with rooms between 35,000Rp - 50,000Rp
and the house for 200,000Rp per night.
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Rainforest Guesthouse, run by the fabulous
Nora Rainforest Guesthouse is located just next
to the camping ground and opened in April 2008.
Room prices from 40,000 For pictures, prices and details
Nora's Homestay also run by the fabulous Nora,
is located off the main road running into Bukit Lawang.
Prices start from 30,000Rp per night. For prices and details
Wisma Leuser Sibayak prices starting from 35,000Rp.
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Rindu Alam Hotel is located right at the bottom end of
Bukit Lawang as you first enter the village.
They have 40 standard rooms and 4 family rooms.
Room prices start from 250,000Rp. For prices and details
Yusman Guest House is located on the other side
of the river via the large suspension bridge.
Prices start from 25,000Rp. For prices and deatails
Bukit Lawang Indah Hotel is right next door to
Yusman Guest House. Prices start from 30,000Rp.
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If you love nature, Sumatra is the place. Starting from Aceh, Leuser Nasional Park, one of the largest national parks in the world. The park is the home for the orangutans, gibbons, monkeys, tigers, elephants and the Sumatran rhinoceros. Bukit Lawang - Bohorok is one of the popular places for tourist to see the orangutans.
10 ( Ten ) Days Bukit Lawang - Tangkahan Adventures
DAY 01. ARRIVAL – MEDAN ( Tiara / Soechi Hotel) D
Upon arrival at Polonia airport you will be met by your local guide and transferred to the hotel. You will have some time to freshen up, before joining the group for a trip briefing. We will then enjoy a delicious welcome dinner, introducing you to Indonesian cuisine and the Orangutan Adventure Trekking team. Accommodation: Tiara/Soechi Hotel ****
DAY 02. MEDAN –BUKIT LAWANG ( BUKIT LAWANG COTTAGE / RINDU ALAM) B
After breakfast we will drive 3.5 hours to Bukit Lawang. On the way we will have the opportunity to stop at several rubber and palm oil plantations to witness first hand the impact these plantations have on the natural landscapes. We will also visit a traditional Sumatran village at Kuala before arriving at Bukit Lawang and checking into our hotel.
After a short rest at the hotel, we will walk to the bank of the river and then cross the river by traditional canoe. On the other side of the river we will take a short walk through the jungle, arriving at the Bukit Lawang Orangutan Viewing Centre in time for their afternoon feeding time. Here we will see the local Rangers call the Orangutan down from the trees and feed them with fruit and milk. After spending several hours here watching these beautiful creatures, we will return to the hotel.
Accommodation: Ecolodge Bukit Lawang Cottage
DAY 03. BUKIT LAWANG – LANDAK RIVER. B/L/D
After an early breakfast we prepare for our jungle expedition from Bukit Lawang to Tangkahan. We begin the trek with another visit to the Orangutan Viewing Centre during their morning feeding time. We then start trekking deeper into the jungle accompanied by local guide. During the trek there is the possibility to see an incredible variety of local flora and fauna including several varieties of birds, monkeys, wild pigs, and wild orchids. Today’s trek will be a challenging 6 hours on undulating terrain in hot and humid conditions. In the evening we will arrive at the Landak River where our guides will prepare the tent for the night and prepare a delicious campfire dinner. In the evening we may hear the sound of the local night animals.
DAY 04. LANDAK RIVER – ARAS PINANG
After enjoying breakfast prepared by our local guide, we press on deeper into the jungle, crossing several small rivers. Today is another tough 6 hour trek but will be rewarded with the incredible scenery of the North Sumatran jungle. In the afternoon we arrive at Aras Pinang and set up camp on the bank of the river.
DAY 05. ARAS PINANG – KERAPU RIVER
After a jungle breakfast prepared by our guide we begin another day of trekking around 6 hours in the direction of Kerapu River. Today’s trek will be challenging as we climb and descend several hills but we may have the opportunity to spot more wild monkeys, birds and if we are lucky, we might see a wild Orangutan. We arrive at Kerapu River and spend the night in a tent or temporary shelter.
Accommodation: Tent or temporary shelter
DAY 06. KERAPU RIVER – MUSAM RIVER. B/L.D
After breakfast we continue trekking to Musam River on an adventurous route through the heart of the jungle. After approximately 6 hours of tough trekking, we will arrive at our temporary camp built near Musam River. Overnight at temporary camp or tent.
Accommodation: temporary Camp or Tent
DAY 07. MUSAM RIVER – TANGKAHAN ( Mega Inn)
Today we begin the final leg of our trek towards Tangkahan,. The tracking will start by passing jungle and emerge from the jungle and pass through several plantations and villages, after about two hours walking we will be picked up by jeep (4 wheels drive at Seroja Plantation and then drive to Tangkahan by 4 wheels drive.. On arrival at Tangkahan, we will check into our hotel for a much earned shower and rest after completing the trek. In the evening we will have the opportunity to join our local trekking crew for a farewell dinner with special traditional cuisine to thank them for the incredible support offered throughout the trek.
Accommodation: Mega In/Bamboe River Guest House
DAY 08. EXPLORE TANGKAHAN
After spending the past 5 days exploring the incredible natural environment of Sumatra, today we will experience how the Sumatran wildlife and local villagers live side by side. We will have the opportunity to experience an elephant ride along the river and see how valuable these animals are in so many aspects of life in the jungle and around huge river systems. We will then jump in a tube for a tubing trip down the river to see the jungle from an entirely different view. After trekking for so many days it is nice to be pulled along in the gentle currents of the river. After lunch we will have the opportunity to visit a local school and meet the kids.
Accommodation: Mega In/Bamboe River Guest House
DAY 09. VISIT RAIN FOREST RESCUE REHABILITATION PROJECT. B/L/D
After an early start, we will transfer by bus to the Gunung Leseur National Park Rainforest Rehabilitation project. We will spend a few hours here witnessing the rehabilitation program that your fundraising has helped to fund. You will also have the opportunity to plant a tree and personally contribute towards the regeneration of Sumatra’s rainforest, and the Orangutan’s natural habitat. In the afternoon we transfer back to the Orangutan Information Centre in Medan for an information session on the project you have just visited. Being our last night in Sumatra, tonight we will enjoy a celebratory farewell dinner.
Accommodation: Tiara/Soechi Hotel ****
DAY 10. DEPARTURE. B
Today you will have a free morning to spend a few final hours exploring Medan before transferring to Medan International Airport for your afternoon flight home.
Bukit Lawang 06 Days/05 Nights
Mini participants : two personsITINERARY:
DAY 01.MEDAN – BUKIT LAWANG (Bukit Lawang Cottage / Rindu Alam Htl)
Arrival at Polonia Airport Medan drive to Bukit Lawang with stop at Crocodile farm, and several Plantation for Rubber and Palm oil arrival at Bukit Lawang check in to hotel.
DAY 02.BUKIT LAWANG–TRACKING LEUSER PARK. (Overnight in Tent / Shelter ) B.L.D
After breakfast at hotel then walking trough the bank of the river and crossing the river by traditional canoe and walking up the jungle to see the Orang Utan on the their feeding time. After feeding the Orang Utan tracking throuhg the Leuser National Park, walking around Leuser National Park is the time to experience many kind of flora and fauna as well enjoy the song of birds and Siamang “The Black Gibbon” and overnight in tent or shelter.
DAY 03.CONTINUE TRACKING – RETURN TO HOTEL B.L.
After breakfast prepared by tour guide continue tracking, today is full day walking and explore the rain tropical forest with their wild life living in their natural habitat. Afternoon return to hotel.
DAY 04.FULLDAY WHITE WATER RAFTING .B.L.
After breakfast drive by mini bus to Wampu river and arrival at starting point, starting your white water rafting adventure. During the rafting, the excellent opportunity to see the bird and wild life as white enjoying the two mild rapids. Arrival at waterfall at the bank of the river enjoying your shower and lunch will be provided afternoon arrival at the point stop enjoying coffee break before driving back to hotel.
DAY 05.BUKIT LAWANG - MEDAN. (Grand Angkasa / Tiara / Best Western Asean Htl ) B.
After breakfast free at own leisure for swimming or walking and then drive to Medan arrival in Medan, city tour by visiting Great Mosque, Sultan Palace and Chinese Temple.
DAY 06.HOTEL – AIRPORT.B.
After breakfast transfer to Airport for your flight to next destination.
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