MEET THE SUMATRAN ORANGUTANS
If you don't have enough time ahead but feel like you wanna explore all the wilderness of the Sumatran jungle, this trek is made for you ! Enjoy a 6 to 7 hours trek through the Gunung Leuser National Park and discover its amazing fauna and flora. Meet the semi-wild orangutans but also all the other species that live amongst them. After a jungle lunch and a few more walking hours, enjoy a raft ride to go back to Bukit Lawang!
Duration: 1 day (6-7 hours)
Intensity level: low
Group size: minimum 2 people, maximum 6 people
Departure Time: at 09:00 am
What to bring : your camera, comfortable walking shoes, long trousers & socks, mosquito repellent, sunscreen, toilet paper, light backpack & 1 bottle of water
55 EUROS / PERSON
*Possibility to book it as a private trek for extra fees
(+55€ per booking). Be aware that some of our other guests might join your group if you do a normal booking (max 6)
After breakfast, your guide will pick you up at your guesthouse around 9:00 am.
You will walk down the river, then go uphill and cross rubber plantations in the way to the entrance of the Gunung Leuser National Park.
Once you have entered the jungle, you will immediately have huge chance to spot semi-wild Sumatran Orangutans. Indeed, some of them are really used to see humans as these short treks are really famous. You will have time to observe them swinging in the trees and taking care of their babies ! You will remember this amazing scenery forever.
Afterwards, you will keep trekking through the rainforest and stop for a yummy snack of tropical fruits. Then you will hike up again and walk for about one more hour and enjoy unforgettable viewpoints overlooking the whole valley of the Bohorok River and the Gunung Leuser National Park on the background.
After a jungle lunch, keep walking through the jungle to discover other amazing wildlife such as Long Tail Macaques, Pig Tail Macaques Thomas Leaf Monkeys and Monitor Lizard ! Stop at a small creek or at a waterfall and take a swim to refresh yourself. After this short break, continue trekking upstream to the Bohorok River and keep spotting amazing wildlife along the way.
End your trek with a refreshing and fun experience : take the "jungle taxi" (rafting ride) along the Bohorok River to go back to Bukit Lawang! Your guide will bring you back to your guesthouse around 3:00 or 4:00 pm.
Tour includes : breakfast at our guesthouse (tea/coffee & plain or banana pancake/scramble eggs/tomato cheese omelette), all permits (national park & guide association), certified English speaking guide, assistant guide, tropical fruit snack, lunch (nasi goreng), tubing (oversize rubber rings), rafting captain, rafting equipment/porter.
Tour excludes : 1 bottle of water
Our Mission : Shaping a better future for amazing rainforest, its amazing wildlife and the local community of Bukit Lawang
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