Project Description

Jungle View Hike

Short Trek For All Ages (4-Hours Tour)

This short trek is an unforgettable experience for travelers with limited time! We also recommend this tour for families with children and people who are not able to take on great physical efforts. In about four hours you will nevertheless experience the beautiful nature of the rainforest around Bukit Lawang and see some fascinating wildlife. During this half day tour you have a big chance to see Orangutans and other wildlife as well as a wide variety of plants, trees and insects.

Duration: half a day (4 hours)
Intensity level: low
Tour price: 26 EUR / person
Group size: minimum 2 people, maximum 6 people
Start: at 08:30 am or at 11:00 am – Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays only
Touring package: Green Weekend Escape

Note: This short jungle trek can also be booked in combination with our packages Hello Jungle, Sumatra Highlights, Jungle, Volcano & Lake Toba, The Jungle Book or Jungle Meets Beach. We are happy to tailor these packages for families and people who are not physically fit by offering our Jungle View Hike. This short „Warm up hike“ is also a perfect add on to all EcoTravel packages.

Tour description

In the morning at 8:30 am our English speaking guide will pick you up at your guesthouse. After a short walk you’ll cross the Bohorok River, then you go uphill to the old orangutan feeding area. Afterwards you will start your trek through dense rainforest to a small creek for a little rest by its clear waters. Then you will hike up again and walk for about one hour, passing unforgettable scenic viewpoints overlooking the whole valley, the Bohorok River and the village of Bukit Lawang.

During this 4-hours trek you will be constantly looking out for wildlife in the jungle, your guide will support you and pick out a variety of jungle animals and plant species for you, giving you lots of explanation about the rainforest and its biodiversity. Further on you are passing by rubber- and cacao-plantations. Towards the end of your trek you will arrive at the foot of Bukit Lawang and will be guided back to your guesthouse by around 12:30 pm.

Includes: certified English speaking guide, porter, fresh fruits, drinking water
Excludes: permit to enter the national park 150.000 IDR / person
What to bring: comfortable walking shoes, long trousers, insect repellent, sun cream

Basic Trekking Information

Gallery: Short Trek (Jungle View Hike)

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