6. Jungle meets beach: Bukit Lawang & Pulau Weh
Dream away listening to the melodies of the rain forest and the very next day bubble through coral reefs and deep canyons spotting unforgettable marine life in the Indian Ocean. Sumatra EcoTravel presents the fantastic combination of jungle and island experience. The "Jungle Meets Beach"-package is created for our nature loving guests who like to experience the Gunung Leuser National Park with a memorable jungle-trek, followed by a relaxing stay on a secluded beach on the tropical island of Pulau Weh.
- DAY 01: 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, Jungle View Room, bathroom with western toilet and hot water shower, fan, balcony with jungle/river view, breakfast
- DAY 02/03: "Overnight Jungle Adventure" (2-day tour): 2-day 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 8:30 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 04: "Bat Cave & Landak River Walk" (1-day tour): Walk to the famous Bat Cave in Bukit Lawang & explore this impressive cave system. Then a 1-hour walk takes you to the beautiful Landak River for a lunch picnic: includes English speaking guide, entrance fee, lunch picnic, fruits, drinking water. Starts at 09:00 am. Stay another night in Bukit Lawang: EcoTravel Cottages, Jungle View Room, bathroom, fan, balcony with jungle/river view, breakfast
- DAY 05: "Explore Local Life" & "Friday Market" (3/4-day tour): Unique mountain bike trip (or by becak) to a typical market with local products followed by a guided tour along rice fields, rubber plantations and through the villages surrounding Bukit Lawang to Kampung Bukit where you stop at traditional brown sugar and palm leave weaving "factories". Then you will travel on to Simpang Mursal Timbangjaya having a typical local lunch with the villagers: includes English speaking, guide, mountain bike & equipment (or becak, driver & petrol), lunch, drinking water, donation to the villagers. 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 06: Air-con transfer (car or minibus) from Bukit Lawang back to Medan Hotel Deli River (3 hours): including porter service for your luggage, driver & petrol. Starts at 10:00 am. Check in to your hotel in Medan: Hotel Deli River, Deluxe Room, bathroom with western toilet and hot water shower, air-con, balcony with garden view, breakfast.
- DAY 07: Air-con transfer from Hotel Deli River to Kuala Namu Airport (1 hour): including driver & petrol. Starts at 07:00 am (flight departure 10:00 am, GA7112)
Please book your flights yourself:
Kuala Namu Airport Medan - Sabang Airport Pulau Weh - Kuala Namu Airport Medan
- DAY 07: Pickup from Sabang Airport at 11:35 am and transport by local taxi to Freddies Ecoresort (30 min): including driver & petrol. Check in to your hotel on Pulau Weh Island: Freddies Santai Sumur Tiga, Deluxe Bungalow right on the beach, fan, bathroom, balcony with sea view, breakfast
- DAY 08 - 11: Spend 4 days of leisure time on Pulau Weh at Freddies Santai Sumur Tiga swimming, snorkelling or why not try and explore the island? Our partner Freddie will love to organize tours and diving for you if required. You can also rent a motorbike and travel around by yourself. Don't miss a visit to the Iboih Coral Garden and to Kilometer Zero, the northernmost point of the Indonesian archipelago. Stay four more nights on Pulau Weh: Freddies Santai Sumur Tiga, Deluxe Bungalow, fan, bathroom, balcony with sea view, breakfast
- DAY 12: Transport by local taxi from Freddies Ecoresort to Sabang Airport, (30 min): including driver & petrol. Starts at 09:00 am (flight departure 12:05 pm, GA7113)
Package does Not include: entrance permit to the Gunung Leuser National Park/camera tax (150.000 IDR/pax/payable to the national park office); lunch, dinner and drinks while staying on Pulau Weh & in Bukit Lawang; visa, flights, insurances
Price per person / min 2 pax:
449 Euro (Option A: Standard)
419 Euro (Option C: "Budget") / Batak Room, ETC & Standard Bungalow at Freddies SST)
This package starts on Mondays only !
Please find the dates for our "Jungle Meets Beach Package" here!
Our Jungle Meets Beach Package can be combined with our Village Homestay Experience!