Tour Packages - Sumatera Eco Venture
SEV 02 ORANGUTAN

Highlights of North Sumatra, Orangutans & LAKE TOBA

 

Day 1  Medan Airport – Hotel (D) 

Arrive at Medan Airport the next day. Meet and greet with your tour escort, then transfer to Hotel Madani or Simmilar. Enjoy a welcome dinner banquet in the hotel featuring authentic local cuisines. We will have the opportunity to meet with activists from the Sumatra Orangutan Society, and other non-profit organizations, that dedicate their works to the conservation of Sumatran Orangutans and their habitats.

 

Day 2 Medan-Parapat - Samosir(B/L/D)

After breakfast we depart for Parapat, a beautiful lake resort that lies on the eastern shore of  Lake Toba.  Lake Toba is the largest volcanic lake in the world. About 75,000 years ago, the volcanic  mountain there erupted. It was the biggest volcanic explosion within the past 25 million years. The event is known as “Toba Catastrophe Theory.” On the way to Parapat, we pass by a rubber plantation, small cities and villages. Once we arrive in Parapat, we will drive to a local restaurant for lunch. After Lunch, proceed to Samosir island , takes a boat ride in 45 minutes, a huge island in the middle of the lake. Check in Silintong Hotel ** or similar.

 

Day 3 Canoeing Tour (B/L/D)

This morning, we will have time to canoe around Lake Toba with traditional perahu or canoe. Lake Toba and its surrounding area is the home of

Indonesia's Batak tribe. They are known for their good singing voice, high directness and bravery. Majority of people in this tribe are faithful follower of Christianity. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant.

 

Day 4 Parapat – Bohorok (B/L/D)

After breakfast, Leave for Parapat by motor boat  then depart for Bahorok via Medan for a long drive (about 7 hour), but a very scenic one. Late in the afternoon, arrive in Bukit Lawang/ Bahorok. The rest of the day is free to relax or for independent exploration. Accommodation is at an eco lodge.

 

Day 5 Bahorok/ Orang Utan Viewing Area (B/L/D)

After breakfast, visit the Orangutan Viewing Area. This place used to be a center which  provided a temporary home for illegally traded Orangutans before they are released into the wild. There is a short walk along the riverbank and we'll cross via canoe to the viewing spot. Hike up to the hill through the rainforest until we reach the feeding site of the Orangutans and a half day tour of the jungle will be provided.  Lunch will be provided in eco Lodge.

 

Day 6  Bohorok (B, L, D)

In the morning, there is an optional trekking trip.

Today, we will visit local villages and school around Bohorok to learn more about Indonesian daily life. Lunch will be served at a local villager’s home. Today, we will donate books for the village library. Books may be related to global environmental issues, endangered animals, conservation projects, etc. We highly recommend books that have more pictures than text, as many villagers in Indonesia don't read English very well.

 

Day 7 Bohorok - Tangkahan ( B/L/D)

In the morning, we leave to Tangkahan Jungle. There are two optional ways to get to the village. Travelers may take the short cut (3 hours long) using old off-road jeeps on a very bumpy road. Some of our past travelers enjoyed the bumpy drive to Tangkahan via the short cut. Arrive in Tangkahan  Check in at Jungle Lodge in Tangkahan, owned by Sylvia, a German lady, and her Indonesian husband. The lodge is located beside a hot spring and a river.

 

Day 8 Tangkahan (B/L/D)

Today is an elephant day. Travelers will have the opportunity to wash and scrub the Sumatran Elephants in the river or trek through the jungle on the back of these friendly elephants.( Optional Tour) Free afternoon to relax or for independent exploration

 

Day 9 Tangkahan (B/L/D)

We will trek the jungle one more time on our last day in this beautiful rainforest. You may be able to spot some wild orangutans. Dinner with local villagers and officials. Here is your opportunity to encourage the locals to be proud of the Orangutans, to appreciate wildlife, and to protect their forest from illegal loggings,

or big corporations who want to take advantage of the natural resources in the area.

 

Day 10 Tangkahan – Medan (B/L/D)

After breakfast, we drive back to Medan via the same route. We can make a few stops along the way for photo opportunities. Then some free time in Medan for souvenir shopping and to rest before our trip to Bali. Accommodations at Madani Hotel or Similar .

 

Day 11 Medan – Airport (B)

After breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight to Your next destination.

Tour End

 

 

Included:

·   Air conditioned mini bus: KNO Airport – Parapat - Bukit Lawang & Tangkahan - Medan

·   Four wheel drive Bukit Lwang – Tangkahan

·   Meals as indicate in the itinerary (B = breakfast, L = Lunch D = dinner)

·   Bukit Lawang exploration

·   Half  day trekking in Tangkahan, Ranger

·   English, german, spanish Speaking guide

·   Entrance fee

·  Twin Sharring Bassic in all hotel.

·  Local Insurance

 

·  Not included:

·  Domestic/International ticket + airport tax

·  Travel insurance

·  Porter, laundry, telephone

·  Alcoholic beverages

·  Personal expenses 

·  All kinds of expenditures incur due to flight cancellations/delays or due to other causes beyond our control (“force majeure”)

 
 
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