North Sumatra : Orangutans & Local Culture

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 9 days
  • tour type Private
  • minimum participants 2
  • age requirement 6-75 yrs
  • max group size 14
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-40450
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Medan, Indonesia
  • Ends Medan, Indonesia
  • Discover Samosir island and meet Batak People
  • Search for orangutans in Gunung Leuser National Park
  • Hike to Sibayak volcano
  • Enjoy Sumatra's natural beauty
Sumatra, the seventh largest island in the world, is a haven for travelers. It is steeped in history and is inhabited by people with astonishing customs, such as the Batak and the Minangkabau. It is also covered with tropical forests that are home to many endemic species of fauna and flora.

Your journey starts from Medan, the largest city on the island, before reaching Gunung Leuser National Park, famous for its orangutans. Look out for these mythical animals during a two-day trek through the middle of the jungle accompanied by park rangers.

Climb to the top of the Sibayak Volcano and admire the views of the Berastagi Valley before reaching the Island of Samosir, on Lake Toba, in the heart of the Batak country. This trip is perfect for those who wish to discover the beauty and culture of northern Sumatra.
  • Day 1: é
  • Day 2: Medan to Bukit Lawang
  • Day 3: Bukit Lawang to Gunung Leuser National Park
  • Day 4: Second day in Gunung Leuser
  • Day 5: Bukit Lawang to Brastagi
  • Day 6: Ascend Sibayak Volcano
  • Day 7: Brastagi to Samosir Island/Lake Toba
  • Day 8: Samosir Island and Batak culture
  • Day 9: Samosir to Medan & departure
  • 8 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches and 1 Dinner
  • 8 nights in guest houses or hotels as per the itinerary
  • An English-speaking driver for the whole trip
  • Local guides during the hikes (if needed)
  • Activities as described in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to the highlights as per the itinerary
  • Ferry from/to Samosir island
  • Mineral water
  • International and domestic flights
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Drinks other than mineral water
  • Expenses that are personal in nature
  • Tips (we advise USD3 to USD5 per person, per day)
  • Travel insurance
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20% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure, but the 20% deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.


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