Simolap Tour, Hot springs, Caves & Jungle Waterfalls

GO ON A WILD ADVENTURE IN SIMOLAP

If you are looking for unspoilt nature and downtime in the wild to revitalize, this tour is made for you! We offer several adventurous all inclusive tours to Simolap from 1 to 3 days, with different activities, according to your wishes! Simolap is part of the Gunung Leuser National Park and is located around 2 hours from Bukit Lawang. The unspoilt area is full of secret places which are yours to explore! It is especially famous for it's incredible hot springs facilities and its caves hiding stalactites, stalagmites and water points. Opt for a trek through the jungle to see wildlife and explore the caves. Discover secret waterfall spots and take a plunge in these natural swimming pools! End the tour with a relaxing and revitalizing swim in the hot springs! If you stay a few days you can experience a 2D/1N trek with camping in a cave. You can also spend another night at the guesthouse or in the treehouse of our lovely friends. 

INFORMATION

Duration: one, 2 or 3 days
Intensity level: low
Group size: minimum 2 people
Departure Time: at 08:00 am

What to bring : your camera, comfortable hiking shoes, swimsuit, flip flops or sandals, changes of clothes, toilet paper, towel, sleeping bag liner/sarong/light blanket, mosquito repellent, sunscreen, torch, reusable bottle of water

FROM 1,000,000 IDR TO  2,400,000 IDR / PERSON 

*for minimum 2 people (depending on the tour option). Decreasing price if more than 2 people.

FIND THE WILD ADVENTURE THAT SUITS YOU BEST

SEVERAL OPTIONS FOR ALL BUDGETS, FOR ALL TIME SCHEDULES & FOR ALL DIFFERENT WISHES. ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGES (food, transport, activities). DIGITAL DETOX (no wifi area)

1 Day Tour

If you're on a tight schedule but you don't wanna miss this gem, go on a day trip to Simolap! Enjoy a full chilling day at the hot springs
or opt for a more adventurous trip with a 6 hours jungle trek to a beautiful waterfall and end the day with a relaxing soak into the hot springs. You will go to Simolap in the morning and come back to Bukit Lawang in the evening on the same day! 

From 1,000,000 IDR / person

2D/1N Tour

Discover more about the wild side of Simolap! You can either enjoy a first relaxing day at the hot springs before going on a short reptile trek at nightime. After spending a night in a wild wooden hut in the trees or at a more comfy room, you will go on a one day jungle trek the next day. Or you can directly go for a 2D/1N trek to discover caves and waterfalls and spend the night in a candle-lit cave!

From 2,000,000 IDR / person

3D/2N Tour

Opt for the 2D/1N cave jungle trek to discover amazing spots hidden in the pristine jungle. Spend the second night at the accommodation of our partners in Simolap. Be like Tarzan and Jane and sleep in a wooden hut located in the trees or opt for a more traditional comfy room. Enjoy the third day at the hot springs. Soak into the hot water, watch the birds, chill out & enjoy yummy food! 

2,400,000 IDR / person

1 DAY TOUR ITINERARY
Option 1: Relaxing day at the Hot Springs, Birds watching & Food

After an included breakfast at our guesthouse, our staff will take you to the car around 8:00 am.

Your driver will take you to Simolap within 1.5 or 2.5 hours through bumpy and unsurfaced jungle roads. On the way you will witness the destruction our wonderful rainforest through the endless landscapes of palm oil plantations with the Gunung Leuser National Park in the background. A sad and unforgettable scenery!  

Simolap is located on the edge of the Gunung Leuser, about 45 min from Merike. This unspoilt area is famous amongst local people for the medicinal properties of it's natural hot springs but yet unknown from tourists. As an ethical and responsible tour-operator our mission is to promote secluded areas like Simolap in order to make local people and the areas benefit from the positive impact of eco-conscious tourism. Thus we collaborate with some good friends who formed an amazing a local organisation aiming to create new forms of income and secure the preservation of the area thanks to conservation projects around Simolap. Once in Simolap you will meet those amazing people who will take care of you during the day!

Once at arrived at their hot springs facilities & guesthouse you will be able to enjoy the full area and all its chilling facilities. You will have unlimited access to the hot springs but also to the small river just next to it. Soak into the hot volcanic water and chill! Enjoy the sounds of the jungle and watch the wildlife around: many bird species, squirrels but also some primate species if you're lucky! You can also go for a walk through the palm oil plantations until their guesthouse area and discover their beautiful green garden full of butterflies & it's amazing flowers! You will also enjoy a yummy homemade lunch made of some traditional Indonesian dishes. Coffee and/or tea is also included! Note that if you'd like some beers or cakes there are some for sale (not included). 


Around 5 pm you will meet your driver again and he will bring you back to Bukit Lawang. You should be back at your guesthouse between 6:30 and 7:30 pm. 

1,000,000 IDR / PERSON

*for 2 people minimum

1 Day Tour includes  transport from Bukit Lawang to Simolap by jeep, driver, unlimited access to Simolap hot springs & the chilling facilities, homemade local lunch, tea/coffee, water refill, transport back from Simolap to Bukit Lawang by jeep.

1 Day Tour excludes: bottle of water, additional drinks like beers or additional food like cakes or snacks (available for sale)

1 DAY TOUR ITINERARY
Option 2: 1 Day Jungle Trek
& Hot Springs

After an included breakfast at our guesthouse, our staff will take you to the car around 8:00 am.

Your driver will take you to Simolap within 1.5 or 2.5 hours through bumpy and unsurfaced jungle roads. On the way you will witness the destruction our wonderful rainforest through the endless landscapes of palm oil plantations with the Gunung Leuser National Park in the background. A sad and unforgettable scenery!  

Simolap is located on the edge of the Gunung Leuser, about 45 min from Merike. This unspoilt area is famous amongst local people for the medicinal properties of it's natural hot springs but yet unknown from tourists. As an ethical and responsible tour-operator our mission is to promote secluded areas like Simolap in order to make local people and the areas benefit from the positive impact of eco-conscious tourism. Thus we collaborate with some good friends who formed an amazing a local organisation aiming to create new forms of income and secure the preservation of the area thanks to conservation projects around Simolap. Once in Simolap you will meet those amazing people who will take care of you during the day!

You will start your discovery tour with a day trek through the pristine jungle of Simolap. You will trek until a wonderful waterfall where you will be able to take a refreshing swim. Then you will keep trekking and search for wildlife along the rivers edge. Your local guide and assistant guide will share with you all their knowledge about the fauna, the flora and the area. After lunch you will keep trekking and looking for medicinal plants and amazing wildlife (Orangutans, Thomas Leaf Monkey, Gibbons, Wild Pigs, birds,  snakes..). You will reach Teroh-Teroh waterfall, perfect spot to swim the clear water. Enjoy fresh tropical fruits before going back to the hot springs.

After this amazing jungle trek you will be back at Simolap in the afternoon (4 pm) sothat you can enjoy a relaxing soak in the hot springs. End the tour by chilling out in this revitalizing hot water!


Around 5:30 pm you will meet your driver again and he will bring you back to Bukit Lawang. You should be back at your guesthouse between 7:00 and 8:00 pm. 

1,250,000 IDR / PERSON

*for 2 people minimum

1 Day Tour includes  transport from Bukit Lawang to Simolap by jeep, driver, local English speaking guides and assistant guide from Simolap, lunch, all entrance permits for the national park, access to Simolap hot springs, transport back from Simolap to Bukit Lawang by jeep.

1 Day Tour excludes: bottle of water, additional drinks like beers or additional cakes/snacks (available for sale)

 

2D/1N TOUR ITINERARY
Option 1: Relaxing day at the Hot Springs, Reptile Night Trek, night at Simolap & 1D Jungle Trek

Day 1

After an included breakfast at our guesthouse, our staff will take you to the car around 09:00 am.

Your driver will take you to Simolap within 1.5 or 2.5 hours through bumpy and unsurfaced jungle roads. On the way you will witness the destruction our wonderful rainforest through the endless landscapes of palm oil plantations with the Gunung Leuser National Park in the background. A sad and unforgettable scenery!


Simolap is located on the edge of the Gunung Leuser, about 45 min from Merike. This unspoilt area is famous amongst local people for the medicinal properties of it's natural hot springs but yet unknown from tourists. As an ethical and responsible tour-operator our mission is to promote secluded areas like Simolap in order to make local people and the areas benefit from the positive impact of eco-conscious tourism. Thus we collaborate with some good friends who formed an amazing a local organisation aiming to create new forms of income and secure the preservation of the area thanks to conservation projects around Simolap. Once in Simolap you will meet those amazing people who will take care of you during the day!

Once at arrived at their hot springs facilities & guesthouse you will be able to enjoy the full area and all its chilling facilities. You will have unlimited access to the hot springs but also to the small river just next to it. Soak into the hot volcanic water and chill! Enjoy the sounds of the jungle and watch the wildlife around: many bird species, squirrels but also some primate species if you're lucky! You can also go for a walk through the palm oil plantations until their guesthouse area and discover their beautiful green garden full of butterflies & it's amazing flowers! You will also enjoy a yummy homemade lunch made of some traditional Indonesian dishes. Coffee and/or tea is also included! Note that if you'd like some beers or cakes there are some for sale (not included). 

Enjoy the sunset in the hot springs before taking dinner. The team will cook you delicious local food and you will enjoy the dinner all together. 

At night time you will go trekking for a few hours through the river to look for snakes and nocturnal wildlife species.


Then your guide will bring you to your accommodation, a basic wooden treehouse or a more comfy double bedroom in an elevated bungalow. The wooden hut in the trees is located above a canyon river just next to the hot springs. You can access the hot springs at anytime even during the night and you will take a shower in the river located just under the hut. If you're keen on a wild adventure and want to experience a night like Tarzan and Jane this option is perfect for you! Otherwise you can choose to spend the night in a more comfortable room in an elevated bungalow located at a 5 minutes walk through the palm oil plantations from the hot springs facilities. It offers a nice view on a beautiful tropical garden full of flowers and butterflies. Fall asleep with the amazing sounds of the jungle!

SLEEPING OPTION 1
Night in the comfy double room of the guesthouse located at 5 min walk through the palm oil plantations from the hot springs facilities and restaurant. Garden View.

SLEEPING OPTION 2
Night in a wooden hut up in the trees to feel like Tarzan and Jane. River & canyon view. Located just next to the hot springs. Indonesian toilets at the restaurant but shower in the river located just under the hut! 

Day 2

After a yummy included breakfast at your accommodation, you will start a second day of discovery! 

Around 10 am your guide will take you to a car that will bring you to Saringana Waterfall (don't forget to pack and to bring your stuff with you as you're not going back to Simolap). From the parking area you will start a short trek of 1 or 2 hours through the jungle to reach the stunning waterfall! Once there you will enjoy a fresh picnic lunch at the waterfall bank. This waterfall is huge and impressive to see! 

You will spend a chilling afternoon there. Relax and to take a sun-bath with the beautiful sound of the water. Take a refreshing swim in this beautiful natural pool and enjoy the beautiful jungle scenery and green surroundings. If you are lucky you can even spot some wildlife! 

After an entertaining and relaxing afternoon at the waterfall you will start your short trek back to the parking area where you will meet your driver that will take you back to Bukit Lawang. You will leave between 4 and 5 pm and be back in Bukit Lawang between 6:30 and 7:30 pm.  

2,000,000 IDR / PERSON

*for 2 people minimum

2 Days Tour includes: transport from Bukit Lawang to Simolap by private car, driver, petrol, local English speaking guide and assistant guide from Simolap, all the meals, all entrance permits for the national park, accommodation in Simolap with free drinks, access to Simolap hot springs, waterfall entry fee, a contribution to the conservation projects of our partners & transport back from Simolap to Bukit Lawang by private car.


2 Days Tour excludes: bottle of water for the first trekking day, additional drinks like beers or additional cakes/snacks (available for sale)