TOUR CODE : LNE-NS-06-03 is a 6 days adventure travel combined NORTH Sumatra holiday package. Staying 3 nights in BUKIT LAWANG, 2n Samosir Island. Discover the most popular tourist attractions in Sumatra ORANGUTAN ELEPHANT tour. Explore interesting places around MEDAN, 1 day return trip to TANGKAHAN, 1 day Jungle Trek ORANG UTAN, BERASTAGI and TOBA Lake.
6d5n NORTH Sumatera Vacation Package – MEDAN – 1 day jungle trek Bukit Lawang – Sumatra ORANGUTAN ELEPHANT Tour – 1 day return trip Tangkahan – Lake TOBA.
TOUR CODE : LNE-NS-06-03
- 3 nights stay in BUKIT LAWANG at ECOLODGE hotel.
- 2 nights stay TOBA LAKE Samosir Island at TABO COTTAGE or TOBA VILLAGE INN.
TRAVEL ITINERARY :
DAY 1 : Medan Tour to Bukit Lawang.
Our team work will come to pick you up either from Kuala Namu Airport or hotel around Medan North Sumatra. Our trip starts heading to Bukit Lawang by visiting some tourists attractions around Medan, such as visiting (Istana) Maimoon Palace, Medan Grand Mosque (Masjid Raya Al-Mashun), the unique architecture church Maria Annai Vellangkanni and Crocodile Conservation Asam Kumbang. Then we continue driving straight to Bukit Lawang which takes around 4 – 5 hours drive passing through small towns with rubber, massive palm oil and cacao plantations. As soon as we arrive at Bukit lawang, check in hotel.
DAY 2 – Bukit Lawang 1 day jungle trek Sumatra ORANGUTAN elephant tour.
Your adventure vacation around Bukit Lawang starts after having a lovely breakfast to explore the border of Gunung Leuser National Park. This trip is the most famous tourist highlights 1day jungle Sumatra Orangutan Elephant tour. Each tour is a one day trip where we will fist start with Orang utan in Bukit Lawang jungle which takes about 5to6 hour’s jungle trek which is quite doable and suitable at any age.
Our eco-friendly with priority safety Sumatra jungle trekking tours certainly is guided by our experienced Orangutan’s tour guide teams. During the trek itself, you might have some opportunities (WITHOUT guarantee) to catch a glimpse of any other animals’ life. Such as ; Siamangs / Black Gibbons, Thomas Leaf Monkeys, 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. Then we continue further to explore the jungle by trekking down to the Bahorok river to end the trekking day.
Then we carry on another exciting FunTastic adventurous river tubing in Bahorok river. Letting your self-drifting on such leisure river trip heading back to Bukit Lawang would be such an unforgettable remarkable experience. The Fun Safety River Tubing itself takes about 30 minutes in the water navigated by our well experienced tubing driver. The river tubing tour trip itself is obviously very safe, doable and suitable for any age. Then return to your hotel in Bukit Lawang. And noon time, you will be on your own leisure’s, such as swimming in Bahorok river or taking an easy lovely walk to the surrounding villages or even having splendid traditional massage.
DAY 3 : Riding or Washing | Bathing Tangkahan Sumatran Elephant
Our 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 2.5to 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.
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.
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 4 : Bukit Lawang to Samosir Island – Toba Lake.
The tour from Bukit Lawang to Toba Lake will be started inevitably early in the morning around 07h00. We will start heading our trip travelling to a refreshing climate mountains, Berastagi Town. The volcanic fertile town surrounded by magnificent mountains landscape and blanketed by massive agricultural crops. Luscious coffee break at Panorama Pamah Simelir hill would be a perfect stop point after 3 hours driving. We will continue driving through the beautiful landscape of Sinabung Volcano countryside area and taking our lunch break in Berastagi.
Lunch break will be in Berastagi. On our way we will have some QUICK 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. Our jouney will proceed to Parapat town or Tiga Ras jetty to get a ferry/boat across Samosir Island – Toba Lake. Check in hotel at Toba Lake around noon time.
DAY 5 – Cultural Tour around Samosir Island – Toba Lake.
The holiday highlights surrounding Samosir Island – Lake Toba begin driving to visit a nice village Ambarita, the most well known tourist attraction of ancient stone courtyard‘s King Siallagan which is still originally decorated with its stone chairs, stone table and surrounded with typical Batak’s Toba houses (Bolon). Then we will continue farther to visit Simanindo village, another popular interesting place around Toba Lake to see traditional Batak dancing performance.
We will also travel to another famous interesting place, Tomok Village to see the ancient tomb of King Sidabutar (graveyards). And we will drive to have a splendid noon coffee break at Panorama Parhalow Sigarantung situated nearly halfway to the top of Samosir mountain facing towards the wonderful Lake Toba. And we eventually return to hotel to have your free program or to be on your own leisure during noon time, such as relaxing and swimming in the lake or even having lovely traditional massage, etc.
DAY 6 – Samosir Island (Lake Toba) to Medan Kuala Namu Airport OR proceed to Bukittinggi – Maninjau Lake – Minangkabau Pagaruyung Palace – Padang West Sumatra – Harau Valley.
Finally on our last day 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 on boat/ferry. We then 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 Sibisa Airport around 1 hour. Another option is to Sibolangit Airport about 2,5 hour .
TRIP IS OVER.
Perhaps you might be interested in making your journeys further to some other wonderful holiday destinations – highlights bucket list around Sumatra, such as Raffflesia Arlnoldii flower in Bukittinggi, Harau Valley, Pacu Jawi (Bull Race), Maninjau Lake or lovely white sandy beach in southern of West Sumatra – Cubadak Island Padang, etc.