Sumatra ORANGUTAN Treks 2 days in BUKIT LAWANG Jungle from MEDAN – TANGKAHAN ELEPHANT | 4 days NORTH Sumatra Package Tour

TOUR CODE : LNE-NS-04-03 is an all in 4 days adventure tour NORTH Sumatera Holiday Packages from MEDAN (Kuala Namu Airport). Stay 3 nights in BUKIT LAWANG. One day return trip discover Sumatran ELEPHANT in TANGKAHAN. Explore Gunung Leuser National Park 2 days 1 night Sumatra ORANGUTAN Treks in Bukit Lawang Jungle.

4d3n Sumatra ORANGUTAN Treks 2 days jungle trekking to explore BUKIT LAWANG hidden rain forest paradise and discover ELEPHANT Tangkahan – NORTH Sumatra Tour Packages.



DAY 1 : Medan surroundings Tour to Bukit Lawang.

Our team will come to pick you up either from hotel in Medan downtown or Kuala Namu 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 which approximately takes around 4 – 5 hours drive passing through small towns with rubber, massive palm oil and cacao plantations. Check in hotel after arriving at Bukit Lawang.

DAY 2 : Return day trip Bukit Lawang to Tangkahan Sumatran ELEPHANTS .

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 2.5 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.


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 3 – Bukit Lawang Jungle 2 days Sumatra Orangutan treks.

After breakfast, easy lovely jungle trekking to discover Sumatra Orangutan Treks in the jungle of Gunung Leuser National Park. On our first day trip approximately takes 5to6 hour’s jungle trek which is quite doable and suitable at any age.

Our eco-friendly with safety priority Sumatra jungle tours 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 4 : Bukit Lawang to Medan City or Kuala Namu Airport.

It is a perfect time to enjoy the lovely morning while in the middle of Gunung Leuser National Park. As soon as the weather gets warmer, we will start another exciting FunTastic adventurous river tubing in Bahorok river flowing down to Bukit Lawang. The river tubing itself takes around 30 minutes in the warm water. Our stop will be at Ecolodge Bamboo restaurant to change your wet clothes. Have lunch before driving back to Medan Kuala Namu Airport.

We will drive straight to Medan city or Kuala Namu International Airport which takes around 5 to 6 hours drive. Or you may also proceed your trip to your next holiday destinations – highlights bucket list around Sumatra, such BerastagiSamosir Island – Lake TobaRafflesia Arlnoldii flower in BukittinggiHarau ValleyPacu Jawi (Bull Race)Maninjau Lake or lovely white sandy beach in southern of Cubadak Island Padang West Sumatra, etc.


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