TOUR CODE: LNE-NS-10-01 is such a truly relaxing 10 days adventure holiday packages. Staying 4 nights around BUKIT LAWANG, 2n BERASTAGI, 3n Lake TOBA to discover Sumatran ELEPHANT 1 day trip Tangkahan, ORANGUTAN Sumatra Trek 2 days 1 night in the jungle, MEDAN, Sibayak VOLCANO Climbing, SAMOSIR Island and other impressive highlights bucket list combinations.
Truly relaxing holiday 10 days adventure tour Package – ELEPHANT Tangkahan – ORANGUTAN Sumatra Trek 2 days 1 night in Jungle – Sibayak VOLCANO Climbing Berastagi – TOBA Lake.
TOUR CODE : LNE-NS-10-01
- 1 night stay in BUKIT LAWANG at ECOLODGE hotel.
- 1 night stay in BUKIT LAWANG Jungle Hidden Paradise at BACK TO NATURE EcoTourism Lodge.
- 2 nights stay in BUKIT LAWANG at ECOLODGE hotel.
- 2 night around BERASTAGI at SINABUNG HILL Hotel or BERASTAGI COTTAGE.
- 3 nights around at TOBA LAKE Samosir Island at TABO COTTAGE or TOBA VILLAGE INN.
TRAVEL ITINERARY :
DAY 1 – Medan surroundings Tour to Bukit Lawang.
Our team will come to pick you up either from hotel in Medan city or Kuala Namu International Airport North Sumatra. We will travel to Bukit Lawang by visiting some tourists highlights around Medan, such as visiting (Istana) Maimun Palace, Medan Grand Mosque (Masjid Raya Al-Mashun), the extraordinary unique church Maria Annai Vellangkanni and Asam Kumbang Crorodile Conservation. Later on driving straight to Bukit Lawang that takes around 4 – 5 hours passing through small towns with rubber trees, massive palm oil, cacao plantations. Check in hotel after arriving in Bukit Lawang.
DAY 2 – Orangutan Sumatra Trek 2 days 1 overnight stay in hidden Paradise Bukit Lawang jungle.
After having a proper breakfast, lovely adventure trip to discover Orangutan Sumatra Trek by staying 1 night in hidden jungle Gunung Leuser National Park rain forest. We will explore Bukit Lawang jungle within 2 days 1 night trip and stay overnight in the hidden jungle. On our first day trip approximately takes 5to6 hour’s jungle trek which is quite doable and suitable at any age. orangutan sumatra trek
Our eco-friendly with safety priority Orangutan Sumatra trek certainly will be guided by our well experienced Orang Utan’s tour guide teams. During the trekking itself, you might have some opportunities (WITHOUT guarantee) to catch a glimpse into any other animals’ life. Such as ; Thomas Leaf Monkeys, Siamangs/Black Gibbons, Pig-tail and Long-tail Macaques, Horn-bills, Peacocks, owls and varieties of flora fauna that inhabit Gunung Leuser.
Lunch break will surely be served in the jungle style with basic Indonesian foods. After that we continue further to explore the jungle by trekking down to the Bahorok river. Crossing the river will only be the option to hike furthermore reaching an overnight homestay in the truly hidden jungle paradise. Check in hotel (BACK TO NATURE EcoTourism Lodge) as soon as arriving around noon time. You will be free to do things on your own interests, such as relaxing and having traditional massage. Even enjoying drinking cold beer while swimming in the refreshing Bahorok river accompanied by melodious sounds of nature rhythm from the jungle Bukit Lawang – Gunung Leuser National Park.
DAY 3 – Return to Bukit Lawang by River TUBING from Hidden Jungle Paradise.
We are about to return to Bukit Lawang from the hidden paradise jungle. Therefore we’d rather take our time to enjoy the lovely refreshing morning while being in the middle of Jungle Gunung Leuser Park. As soon as the weather gets warmer, we will start another exciting remarkable adventurous river tubing in Bahorok river flowing down to Bukit Lawang. The river tubing itself takes around 30 minutes in the warm water.
Free Program during the lovely noon, you will be on your own leisure, such as enjoying traditional massage, swimming in Bahorok river or even taking an easy lovely walk to the souvenir market or the village nearby.
DAY 4 – Return 1 day trip from Bukit Lawang to Sumatran Elephant Camp – Tangkahan.
Our following adventure holiday trip today is to visit Tangkahan. The most well-known friendliest Sumatran Elephant Conservation Camp in NORTH Sumatra. Due to the road conditions and distance needed, therefore the only quickest way to reach Tangkahan with safety priority is to take the shortcut road driving through palm oil plantation trails.
Our journey from Bukit Lawang to Tangkahan is approximately 2.5 to 3 hours. Surely a few stop here and there will be made along our way to Tangkahan village. Then we will have our lunch break at this lovely remote area as soon as arriving there.
Due to meet your interests and passions, you can choose the options for your activities with Sumatran Elephant Tangkahan . Firstly you can both ride and wash the elephants. Secondly you can either ride the elephants or only wash/bath them. The choice is all yours.
RIDING ELEPHANT SUMATRA.
At 14h00 we start taking a walk to river bank and begin our lovely adventure tour, Eco-Friendly Sumatran Elephants ride. The trip begins to slowly cruise the rain forest border of Gunung Leuser National Park. It is about 30–45 minutes wonderful ride to reach the Elephant Conservation Camp and led by professional talented friendly Mahouts. This opportunity is indeed the most appropriate way for you, to experience how they actually work on their primary duty to intensively patrol and guard the wilderness of jungle from any illegal and suspicious activities like animal poaching, illegal logging as well as villages. And sometimes you might bump into the wild elephant tracks (foot prints) by chance during the jungle trek elephant ride.
WASHING ELEPHANT SUMATRA.
After we’re done gaining great adventure riding experience, then we will get prepared for our next activity as soon as reaching Buluh Batang river, The Elephant Conservation Camp. We are going to wash (bath) Sumatran Elephants in the riverside before sending them back for rest in their camp. This is absolutely another great opportunity for you to experience washing (bathing), getting in touch with them for 30 minutes. You will eventually experience how to bath (wash) these elephants and calves while observing their fascinating behaviour, sensational rough skin, touch the giant body, rubbing their tough legs, big feet, strong tusks etc.
As soon as we’re all done with this great exciting experienced day, finally time to return to Bukit Lawang through the same bumpy road that takes almost 2,5-3 hours’ drive.
DAY 5 – Bukit Lawang to Berastagi.
The North Sumatra vacation will proceed by travelling to Berastagi Town, a town surrounded with lovely mountains landscape. Coffee break at Panorama Pamah Simelir hill would be a great stop after 3 hours journey. Proceed travelling around the magnificent landscape of Sinabung Volcano countryside area. After reaching Berastagi, we will visit Pagoda Lumbini Park, the impressive Buddhist Temple Park in Berastagi. Then we will explore traditional market as well as Gundaling hill in Berastagi for the enchanting panoramic view of Sinabung and Sibayak volcanoes. Later at noon check in hotel (Berastagi).
DAY 6 – Mount Sibayak Volcano Hiking Berastagi.
This trip would be better to start early morning before sunrise to catch up the magnificent sunrise. (Also possible after early breakfast). Begin by driving to Mount Sibayak starting point, roughly 30 minutes away from Berastagi. Start hiking to reach the Sibayak summit enjoying the impressive view of Berastagi Highland landscape as well as the gigantic Sinabung Volcano. The easy lovely hike takes around 90 minutes to 2 hours and likewise in return nearly the same time. Then we carry on driving to Sidebuk debuk hot springs located on the foot of Mount Sibayak for the natural relaxation happy ending after volcano climbing. After that we return to hotel to take your free leisure noon time.
DAY 7 – Berastagi (Karo Highland) to Samosir Island (Toba Lake).
On our way, we will have some stops to visit Dokan Village, the authentic traditional Batak Karo village. Then proceed the trip to a fabulous tourist attraction around North Sumatra, the charming Sipiso-piso waterfall. Later on we proceed driving to the King Purba Palace, the ancient Bolon House at Simalungun regency. It must be awesome enjoying coffee break at Panorama Simarjarunjung with Northern Toba Lake view and surrounding mountains landscape. The tour trip will proceed to Parapat town to get a ferry/boat across Samosir Island – Toba Lake. Check in hotel at Toba Lake around noon time.
DAY 8 – Lake Toba Cultural Tour.
King Siallagan Stone chair ancient courtyard somewhere at Ambarita, surrounded with typical Bolon houses will be our first stop. Later on we will visit Tomok to see the ancient tomb of King Sidabutar graves yard (sarcophagus). We will proceed having lunch on our way to southern Samosir Island, Panorama Parhalow (Sigarantung) to have a lovely coffee break with amazing Panorama of Lake Toba. Return to hotel. Free program, be on your own leisure during noon, relaxing, having traditional massage or swimming would be a brilliant idea.
DAY 9 – Northern Samosir Island – Lake Toba Tour.
Begin our direction to the Northern part Lake Toba to watch the Batak dancing performance at Simanindo. Later on we also visit Lumban Suhi Suhi to see local people make typical handweaving, called ‘ULOS‘. Lunch stop will be along the way to Panorama Tele for the wonderful Northern view (Samosir Island Lake Toba). Then we will drive back through the same windy road to explore the splendid countryside view of Pusuk Buhit mountain. Later on we will have lunch along the way back to hotel. After that we proceed driving back to hotel to have free leisure noon time.
DAY 10 – Samosir Island (Lake Toba) to Medan Kuala Namu Airport OR carry on your trip to Bukittinggi – Maninjau Lake – Harau Valley – Minangkabau Pagaruyung Palace – Padang – West Sumatra.
Eventually on our last tours, we are going adjust our departure time according to your flight schedule. We still cross to Parapat and back to the mainland roughly 45 minutes to 1 hour journey by boat/ferry. Then we drive to Medan – WING hotel Kuala Namu Airport via Pematang Siantar – Tebing Tinggi which takes about 4 to 5 hours drive. Or we might also drive you to Sibolangit Airport about 2,5 hour. Another option is to Sibisa Airport around 1 hour.
TRIP IS OVER.
Just some ideas if you want to discover some other beautiful destinations – highlights bucket list to explore; Raffflesia Arlnoldii flower in Bukittinggi, Pacu Jawi (Bull Race), Maninjau Lake or lovely white sandy beach in southern of Cubadak Island, Padang West Sumatra, Harau Valley, etc.