Rainforest Trek & Elephant Wash

Bukit Lawang & Tangkahan

Enjoy this memorable eco travel five-days tour in North Sumatra, combining the adventure of an overnight trek in the Gunung Leuser National Park around Bukit Lawang with an unforgettable visit to the Sumatran elephants in Tangkahan.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1: Medan - Bukit Lawang

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, (or another if not available), Jungle View Room, bathroom with western toilet and hot water shower, fan, balcony with jungle/river view, breakfast.

Day 2 & 3: 2 Days (1 Night) Jungle Trek

“Overnight Jungle Adventure” (2-days tour): 2-days trek in the Gunung Leuser National Park, 1 night 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 08:30 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 4: Tangkahan Elephant Wash

“Tangkahan Adventure” (1-day tour): Memorable tour by air-con car (2,5 hours/one way/off-road) to the hidden jungle village of Tangkahan, famous for its Sumatran elephants: includes English speaking guide, driver, petrol, all permits, voucher for washing elephants up to 1 hour in the Buluh River operated by CRU/LPT Tangkahan, lunch and soft drink, Mahout (CRU/LPT).

 

Starts at 09:00 am. 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 5: Bukit Lawang - Medan

Air-con transfer (car or minibus) from Bukit Lawang back to Medan hotel (3 hours) or Kuala Namu Airport (5 hours): including porter service for your luggage, driver & petrol.



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