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2. Sumatra Highlights

This Sumatra EcoTravel package shows you all the highlights of Northern Sumatra in just one week! It combines the adventures of jungle trekking in the Gunung Leuser National Park with a visit to the famous elephants in Tangkahan and the experience of the traditional Batak culture at Lake Toba, the world's greatest crater lake. En route you will stop at beautiful spots in the Karo Highlands - amongst them are the fruit market in Berastagi, a traditional Batak Karo village and the water falls of Sipiso-Piso. 

Package includes:

  • 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 Park1 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: "Tangkahan Adventure" (1-day tour): Memorable tour by air-con taxi to the hidden jungle village of Tangkahan, famous for its Sumatran elephants: includes English speaking guide, driver, petrol, all permits, voucher for washing elephants up to 1 hour in the Buluh River operated by CRU/LPT Tangkahan, lunch and soft drink, Mahout (CRU/LPT). 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 05: Overland transfer (air-con car or minibus) from Bukit Lawang to Lake Toba (1-day tour / 9 hours): Along the way you stop at several places in the Karo Highlands: the famous fruit market in Berastagi, a traditional Batak Karo village and the Sipiso-Piso waterfall: includes driver, petrol, all entrance fees on the way, boat tickets (one way!) from Parapat harbour to Samosir Island. Starts at 07:00 am. Check in to your hotel on Samosir Island: Tabo Cottages, Batak Villa, bathroom with western toilet and hot water shower, fan, balcony with garden/lake view, breakfast
  • DAY 06/07: Spend two days winding down on Samosir Island swimming, relaxing and just enjoying the beautiful scenery or why not try and explore the island? Don't miss a traditional Batak dance at the cultural center in Simanindo and the historic Batak king's residence at Ambarita. Our partner Tabo Cottages will love to organize tours around Lake Toba, if required. You can also rent a motorbike and travel around by yourself. Stay two more nights on Samosir Island: Tabo Cottages, Batak Villa, bathroom with western toilet and hot water shower, fan, balcony with garden/lake view, breakfast
  • DAY 08: Air-con transfer from Parapat harbour to your hotel in Medan (6 hours) or to Kuala Namu Airport (6 hours): including driver & petrol

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 in Bukit Lawang & Samosir Island; boat tickets from Samosir Island back to Parapat (15.000 IDR/pax/payable on the boat); flights, visas, insurances

Price per person / min 2 pax:                
389 Euro (Option A: Standard)
429 Euro (Option B: Deluxe Jungle View Suite, EcoTravel Cottages & Toba Suite, Tabo Cottages)
299 Euro (Option C: "Budget" / Batak Room, ETC & Deluxe Room, TC; without transports from/to Medan)

This package starts on Mondays only!
Please find the dates for our "Sumatra Highlights Package" here!

We can adjust this package to your needs - subject to availability!