SUMATRA – ORANGUTAN & LOCAL CULTURE

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Region INDONESIA / NORTH SUMATRA
Category TREK & HIKE
Activities HIKING, CLIMBING
Comfort MODERATE / COMFORTABLE
Activity Level 2.5/5
Best Time APR-OCT
Duration 8 NIGHTS
Type GROUP
Visa NOT REQUIRE FOR INDIANS
Travel Insurance STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
Health Certificate NONE
Cost ON REQUEST

Arrival at Medan airport.Pickup by our tour guide and then Transfer to your hotel,free time.

- 30mindrive

- Night in Medan:Santika

After breakfast, you start with a visit to Medan, one of Indonesia'slargestcities,and the largest in umatra.You willd is cover the Sultan'spalace,the Great Mosque and the Tjong a Fie's mansion. You then take the road to Bukit Lawang in Binjai and Kuala.You passin front of several plantations and make a stop in front of the oil palm plantations.Arrival in Bukit Lawang.

- 4/5hdrive

- Night in Bukit Lawang: Ecolodge Bukit Lawang Cottage

Departure for a 2-day trekking in the jungle in search of orangutans living in Gunung Leuser Park;you can also meeto ther animal species,including other monkeys, but also an exceptional flora.In the middle of the afternoon, you settle in your camp before night fall.

- 5/6hHiking

- NightintheJungle:tentorbasicshelter

You continue your trek in search of local fauna and flora. You have lunch in the jungle and return to Bukit Lawang village in the middle of the afternoon.

- 5/6hhiking

- Night in Bukit Lawang : Ecolodge Bukit Lawang

You enjoy the environment in the early morning before heading to Brastagi.You make several stop senroute near the SembaheRiver, then near Sibolangit. Arrival in Brastagi visit the fruitmarket and Gundaling.Checkinat the hotel in the afternoon and free time.

- 5hdrive

- Night in Brastagi: Sinabung hills

After breakfast,you have a 30-minute drive to reach the Sibayak Volcano Trail.Accompanied by a local guide,you start the hike to the top of this active volcano, you will arrive at the top of Sibayakand enjoy the surrounding views.You god own another path for lunch and then goto LauDebuk-Debuk,a hot spring where you can relax. Late afternoon free.

- 5hHiking

- 500m+/500m

- 1h drive

- NightinBrastagi:Sinabunghills

After breakfast,you take the road and stop in the villages of Dokan and Simarjarunjung to discover the "RumahBolon"a Batak style house. Then you go to the magnificent Sipisopiso water fall .You have a beautiful view of Lake To bath at you join.You cross by pedestrian in a local boat to reach your accommodation on foot, where you settle for 2 nights

- 4hdrive

- Boatcrossing:45min

-Night in Samosir island: Samosir Villa Resort

This day is dedicated to the discovery of Samosir Island,its traditional villages such as Ambarita,famous for hosting the meetings between the Sialagankings, or also Simanindo,Pangururan and Tomok to discover traditional dances and a museum.Drive back to the same hotel and free time.

- 2hdrive

- 1h30hike

- NightinSamosirisland:SamosirVillaResort

This morning, you cross Lake Toba again on a traditional boat.Your driver is waiting for you on the other side to take the road back to Medan. You stop in Hevea's plantations to discover the rubber culture and visit a school.Up on arrival in Medan,transfer to the airport for your next destination.

- 5hdrive

- Baoat crossing: 45min