Jungle Camping in 3 Days 2 Nights
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Nestled by the riverside right on the edge of Gunung Leuser National Park is Bukit Lawang, a little village that also doubles as one of the gateways to enter Gunung Leuser National Park. Together with your guide, feast your eyes on so many new things to explore, and enjoy the jungle sound that keeps you at ease.
Bring your medicine if you think you need them. Trekking level is medium so proper trekking shoes are needed for your comfort. Last but not least, gear up your camera because orangutan in sighting deep in the jungle is not very common!
Departure Time07:00 AM
Return Time12:00 PM
Dress CodeCasual, comfortable athletic clothing, trekking sandals or shoes, raincoat
Not IncludedAccommodationAirplane TransportBreakfastDeparture TaxesDinnerEntrance FeesLunchPrivate TransportationReturn Hotel Transfers
Day 1: Start of Adventure!
Day 2: Deeper Into The Jungle
Day 3: Return To The Modern World
Gunung Leuser National Park
History Of The CityGunung Leuser National Park (TNGL) is one of Nature Conservation Areas in Indonesia that covering an area of 1,094,692 hectares. The administration is located in two provinces of Aceh and North Sumatra. This forest is dominant in East Aceh, South Aceh and Langkat North Sumatra; it known by the results of world-class coffee and tobacco. Those who love to travel can start the adventure in this national park through Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra, where there are the impresive of orangutan that live inside the forest. Gunung Leuser forest also has a wealth of tropical fruits such as mango, rambutan, durian, avocado, orange, papaya, and guava. Gunung Leuser National Park and the surrounding area are known as the Leuser Ecosystem which became a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are approximately 130 species can be identified in Gunung Leuser National Park, namely: Sumatran tigers, elephants, rhinos, gibbons, monkeys, leopards, reptiles, fish, and 325 species of birds. This park has the highest peak of 3,381 m and is one of the largest national parks in Indonesia and most diverse area of 7,927 km² on the northern tip of Sumatra. Gunung Leuser National Park itself takes its name from Mount Leuser (3404 M asl) in Aceh. The National park includes native ecosystems from the coast to the high mountains which are covered with dense forests typical of tropical rain. This place is managed by the zoning system for the purpose of research, science, education, cultivation support, tourism, and recreation.
How to get thereFrom Medan use a car or a bus to get to Bukit Lawang. Buses depart frequently from Pinang Baris bus terminals (located at Jalan Gatot Subroto). The trip takes around 3 hours. If you are travelling in a group or want something more convenient instead of the public bus, contact us to receive quotes on your adventure!
- Indonesian Speaking Guide
- National Park Permit for Indonesian citizenship
- Simple Meals (2x Breakfast, 2x Lunch, 2x Dinner)
- Camping Equipment
- Accommodation before and after Jungle Trek
- Transportation from and to Bukit Lawang
- Tipping for guide