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Orangutans in Sumatra












Sumatra Orangutans

See orangutans in the Gunung Leuser National Park close to Medan in Sumatra.

This is a great alternative to Borneo and easily accessible as a trip from Kuala Lumpur, Penang or Singapore.

Spend 2 nights in Medan and 2 nights in the Park with a visit to the cool highland region of Berastagi also included.

At a Glance:

  • 2 nights Medan
  • 2 nights Bukit Lawang
  • Orangutan Sanctuary
  • Medan Tour
  • Berastagi

Day 1: Arrive in Medan

Arrive in Medan and transfer to a restaurant for lunch. After lunch, visit the main sights of Medan.

Overnight Medan. Lunch included.

Day 2: Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre – Bukit Lawang

After breakfast, drive to Bahorok (about 3 hours), passing through rubber and palm oil plantations.

Arrive at Bukit Lawang and check-in at the lodge.

Cross the river to visit the feeding site for the 3pm feeding session. Return to the lodge for overnight.

Overnight Bukit Lawang. Breakfast & Lunch included.

Day 3: Bohorok Exploration

Trek to the forest of Gunung Leuser National Park.

Begin the trek to the park from a wide rubber plantation.

Along the trail, observe the rich diversity of fauna and flora in the park.

Return to the lodge mid afternoon.

Overnight Bukit Lawang. Breakfast included.

Day 4: Bohorok – Medan – Berastagi – Medan

Check out from the lodge early and drive up to Berastagi (about 5 hours). Berastagi is a cool highland area, the most important fruit and flower producing area in North Sumatra.

Along the way to Berastagi are picturesque vistas of local farmlands. The fruit and vegetable market is a perfect place to see the abundance of highland farm produce on sale.

Drive to Medan and check in to your hotel.

Overnight Medan. Breakfast & Lunch included.

Day 5: Depart Medan

After breakfast transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Gunung Lesuer National Park

Gunung Lesuer National Park straddles the border of North Sumatra and Aceh and is home to a wide range of eco systems.

The main reason to visit the park is to visit Bukit Lawang, the best place to see orangutans in Sumatra.

4 nights Sumatra Orangutans:

  • Price from £495 pp

This is a guide price only, based on travel in low season.

Prices will vary according to choice of hotel and seasonal airfare and hotel surcharges. Please ask us for any current special offers.

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