Day Tours Around Bukit Lawang
More To Explore: Day Tours To Landak River, Tangkahan Or Marike
Jungle trekking with our EcoTravel team and meeting the last Sumatran orangutans in Gunung Leuser National Park will highlight your holiday in the Sumatran jungle. However, there’s more to discover around Bukit Lawang: visit the famous Sumatran elephants in Tangkahan, do a day tour to the beautiful Landak River and experience local life with a village homestay or just on a mountain bike trip. EcoTravel guests also have the fantastic option to join adventurous white water rafting near Marike or visit the famous Bat Cave. And why not taste our local Friday Market in Bukit Lawang or try to find the Rafflesia Flower on a day tour around Batu Katak? An overview of all our day tours around Bukit Lawang can be found here.
Explore Local Life (1-Day Tour)
With this unique Eco-tour you explore everyday life in Northern Sumatra. En route you will pass green rice fields, rubber plantations and local villages around Bukit Lawang. The itinerary can be organised by mountain bike and by traditional Tuk-Tuk-taxi.
Tangkahan Adventure (1-Day)
The jungle village of Tangkahan is a 2,5 hour drive from Bukit Lawang (one way). Famous for its Sumatran elephants it also offers a natural, unspoilt environment. By joining elephant activity in Tangkahan, EcoTravel guests can add to the benefit of the local community.
White Water Rafting (1-Day)
The exhilarating white water rafting adventure through Gunung Leuser National Park is a journey down the spectacular and fun filled rapids of Wampu River. This is one of the top attractions and an exciting outdoor experience into the rainforest of North Sumatra.
Landak River Walk (1-Day Tour)
This relaxing walk to the famous Bat Cave near Bukit Lawang followed by a walk to the beautiful Landak River is a highlight for cave lovers and bird watchers. As a bonus, some monkeys, lizards, butterflies and – if you are lucky – orangutans may cross your way.
Rafflesia Tour (1-Day Tour)
Batu Katak, a small village about 1 hour from Bukit Lawang, is the starting point of the tour. This fascinating region is home to orangutans, black gibbons, the world’s biggest flower (Rafflesia) and Amorphophallus Titanum, the highest flower of the world!
Village Homestay (2-Day Tour)
The innovative 2-day tour offers the rare opportunity to sample traditional life in the village of Simpang Mursal Timbangjaya. After an informative round trip by mountain bike or becak in the Bukit Lawang area, EcoTravel guests take part in the local village life.
Bat Cave & Friday Market
EcoTravel's Bat Cave Walk and a visit to the local Friday Market: these are two fantastic tour options to discover the village of Bukit Lawang and its near surroundings. Both short tours can be organized separately or as a combination.