Adventure for Actives (5D/4N)

Project Description

Adventure for Actives (5-Day Tour)

Sumatra EcoTravel’s fun and adventure package will suit our active guests perfectly! Watch orangutans and other wildlife in Gunung Leuser National Park on our unforgettable 3-day jungle explorer trek. Fall asleep listening to the melodies of the rainforest and wake up the next morning to the sounds of birds and monkeys. And then explore the rural area around Bukit Lawang by mountain bike and experience everyday life. Your visits to local villages during this unique tour contribute directly to the income of the locals.

Package details

  • DAY 01: Air-con transfer (car or minibus) from your Medan hotel (3 hours) or from Kuala Namu Airport (5 hours) to Bukit Lawang: including driver, petrol & porter service for your luggage. Check in to your hotel in Bukit Lawang: EcoTravel Cottages, Jungle View Room, bathroom with western toilet and hot water shower, fan, balcony with jungle/river view, breakfast
  • DAY 02/03/04: “Jungle Explorer Trek” (3-day tour): 3-day trek in the Gunung Leuser National Park, 2 nights on a campsite in the jungle, stop at the old orangutan feeding platform area & traditional tube rafting down the Bohorok River back to Bukit Lawang after trekking: includes English speaking guides, porter, rafting skipper, cook, all food and drinking water while trekking, all equipment (tent, mattress, sleeping bag, mosquito net, tubes, safety jackets), luggage storage. Starts at 8:30 am. After trekking stay another night in Bukit Lawang: EcoTravel Cottages, Jungle View Room, bathroom with western toilet and hot water shower, fan, balcony with jungle/river view, breakfast
  • DAY 05: “Explore Local Life” (1/2-day tour): Mountain bike trip along rice fields, rubber plantations and through the villages surrounding Bukit Lawang to Kampung Bukit where you stop at traditional sugar, tofu and bamboo/palm leave weaving „manufacturers”. Then you will travel on to Simpang Mursal Timbangjaya having a typical local lunch with the villagers: includes English speaking guide, mountain bike & equipment, lunch, drinking water, donation to the villagers. Starts at 09:00 am. Afterwards air-con transfer (car or minibus) from Bukit Lawang back to Medan hotel (3 hours): including porter service for your luggage, driver & petrol. Starts at 15:00 pm
Package does Not include: entrance permit to the Gunung Leuser National Park/camera tax (150.000 IDR/pax/payable to the national park office); lunch, dinner and drinks while staying in Bukit Lawang; flights, visas, insurances
Price per person / min 2 pax 
Standard Option232 Euro
Deluxe Option242 Euro
Budget Option174 Euro
This package starts on Saturdays only!
Available dates
EcoTravel packages are offered in different prices ranges – standard, deluxe and budget. What exactly is the difference?

Only the standard package is listed in detail on our website. The higher price of the deluxe option results from a better room type (Jungle View Suite / EcoTravel Cottages) at Bukit Lawang and Lake Toba (Toba Suite / Tabo Cottages). The budget option includes the least expensive room type in the jungle and on Lake Toba (Batak Room, EcoTravel Cottages / Deluxe Room, Tabo Cottage). The budget package does not include transfers to/from Medan.

Your website lists fixed starting dates for your packages. We arrive in Medan one day later, could we shift the start of our tour?

Unfortunately this is not possible. We run our tours on fixed days, arrival/departure at EcoTravel Cottages is on Mondays/Fridays only, suiting our packages. Some packages also start on Saturdays. But you could add, skip or change some tours in your chosen package frame, if required. It is also possible to extend your stay at our partners on Lake Toba, in Medan or on Pulau Weh – subject to availability. And if all this still doesn’t suit you, why not join our tours only and book your accommodation individually somewhere else?

What’s the latest we should arrive in Bukit Lawang on the day before our trek will start?

We recommend not to arrive any later than 18:00 pm in Bukit Lawang! There is also a meeting with your guide team at our EcoTravel Cottages between 16:00 pm – 19:00 pm, where you will be given essential information and an introduction to your trek starting the next morning. But if a pickup service with our EcoTravel team from Medan airport to the jungle is required in the late afternoon we are also pleased to organize this for you. Please just remember that from Medan Airport, the transfer to Bukit Lawang takes about 4,5 hrs, so the later you arrive the later you will get to Bukit Lawang. And if your jungle trek starts the next day you will have to get up early …

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