Sumatran Elephant-Orangutan Tour

This tour is nature based tour, which will take you to see the Sumatran Elephant and Orangutan at Gunung Leuser National Park.

Day 1: Arrival Medan – Tangkahan
Recommended to arrive by morning flight
Upon arrival at Kuala Namu International Airport Medan and then drive approximately 4 hours to Tangkahan, located just at the border of Gunung Leuser National Park. You will be passing Binjai and Batang Serangan villages. Lunch will be served at local restaurant en-route. Arrival in Tangkahan you will be staying at basic lodge surrounded by nature.
Note: Accomodation in Tangkahan are basic, to blend with nature. The room is equipped with mosquito net and has private bathroom and cold water available, no hot water.

Day 2: Tangkahan Tour- Bukit Lawang by 4WD (Breakfast)
After breakfast and then about 08.00 walk to starting point to Batang Serangan River for Sumatran Elephant Washing, you will get close to the biggest mammals on land and feed them with banana or sugar cane and certainly for taking photograph. Afterwards and then soft trekking to waterfall and hot spring located nearby the river. Afternoon return to lodge and then drive by 4WD through palm oil plantation, rubber plantation and cacao plantation and some hamlets. Although the drive is bumpy, you will enjoy the view along the ride.
Overnight: Bukit Lawang Eco Lodge or Rindu Alam Hotel.
Note: Elephant Ride is not available on Friday.

Day 3 Bukit Lawang –Fullday Orangutans Jungle Trekking (Breakfast)
After breakfast and then soft trekking through the jungle of Gunung Leuser National Park for seeing Orangutan, you will get to see some floras and other wildlife along the trekking. We can also hear the sound of birds and siamang, the black gibbon. Return to hotel.
Overnight: Bukit Lawang Eco Lodge or Rindu Alam Hotel.

Day 4 Bukit Lawang – Medan (Short City tour) (Breakfast)
Free activities in the morning, swimming or take a walk at local village. Afternoon drive back to Medan. Arrival in Medan and then visit: Sultan Deli Palace built in the 1888 and then proceed to Great Mosque which was built in 1906 by the first Sultan.
Overnight: Hotel Polonia or Garuda Paza Hotel/Similar.

Day 5 Medan – Kuala Namu Airport (Breakfast)
Free program until we transfer you to airport. End of service.

Hotel with breakfast
Private vehicle as program with fuel and driver included
4WD Drive
Entrance Fees, activities and donation as programmed
Elephant Washing at Tangkahan
Permit to National Park
English/ Jerman/Dutch Guide
Parking/Toll Fees
Mineral Water Daily

Flight tickets and airport tax
Personal expenses; meals (Lunches + Dinners), drinks, donations, laundry, souvenirs, etc.
Tips = US$ 4.00 / person / day depends on client’s satisfaction
Travel insurance
Any optional program

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