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.
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.
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 beautiful wild rainforest of North Sumatra.
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.
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.