Mount Leuser Trek

Duration:
8 Days/ 7 Nights
Transport:
Plane, Car
Tour Type:
Trekking Tour
Group size:
Min 2 Max 15
Location:

Mount Leuser Trek, Bahorok and Tangakahan Tours trekking from Bahorok through to Tangkahan and the activities to observed Orangutan, plants and Elephant.

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Description

Mount Leuser Trek, Bahorok and Tangakahan Tours trekking from Bahorok through to Tangkahan and the activities to observed Orangutan, plants and Elephant.

MountLeuser National Park is a national park covering 7,927 km² in northern Sumatra, Indonesia, straddling the border of North Sumatra and Aceh provinces. The trek program combines visiting orangutan bahorok and tangkahan safari tours which the national park, named after 3,381 m height of Mount Leuser, protects a wide range of ecosystems. An orangutan sanctuary of Bukit Lawang is located inside the park. Together with Bukit Barisan Selatan and Kerinci Seblat national parks it forms a World Heritage Site, Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra.

MountLeuser National Park is 150 km long, over 100 km wide and is mostly mountainous. 40% of the park, which is mainly in the north, is steep, and over 1,500 m. 12% of the Park only, in the lower southern half, is below 600 meters but for 25 km runs down the coast. 11 peaks are over 2,700 m and the highest point is Gunung Leuser, which 3 466 m high.

Gunung Leuser National Park is one of the two remaining habitats for Sumatran Orangutans (Pongo abelii).3 In 1971, Herman Rijksen established the Ketambe research station, a specially designated research area for the orangutan. Other mammals found in the park are the Sumatran Elephant, Sumatran tiger, Sumatran rhinoceros, Siamang, Mainland Serow, Sambar deer, and Leopard Cat. So, are you ready to be in the Sumatra jungles? So, book your 2017 Mount Leuser Trek with your friends or family. Because Life is short. Take the trip. Buy the shoes. Eat the cake.

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Price is customized based on final hotel choices, travel dates, and other custom preferences. Most tours package are customized for private travel according to your preferences and dates. Please inquire for a custom quote.

ITINERARY

Mount Leuser Tours

08 Days / 07 Nights.
Start/Finish: Kuala Namu Medan Airport.
Tour Code: KNLR-KNO-MLT-8D.
Grade: Strenuous.
Departure: you may arrange your own date.

 

Day 01: Kuala Namu Airport Medan – Picked Up – Drive to Bahorok

Arrival at Medan airport, met and then depart Medan for 4 hours drive to Bukit Lawang, check in to lodge, and rest time. About 14.00 hrs, walk to the feeding site, watch the local ranger at work, calling the orangutan, feed them with fruits and offer some milk. The feeding time is usually at 15.00 – 16.00 hrs.

Meals: No meals provided.
Accommodation: Stay at Eco Lodge Bukit Lawang Cottages

Day 02: Bahorok – Jamur Batu Bawah – Mount Leuser Trek

We walk from Bukit Lawang to Tangkahan. The walk today will be about 6 hours of moderate walk passing through the riverbank and thick jungle. Our camp today called Jamur Batu Bawah. The campsite lies near Sungai Landak River, a river joining the great Bahorok River.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Campsite

Day 03: Jamur Batu Bawag – Trek to Aras Pinang

After the breakfast near the river, together with our team walk to Aras Pinang. We will be pasting some small ravines, small rivers, and riverbank while observing the animals the floral life. Normally, we can reach the campsite after 6 hours walk. The campsite today lies on Bahorok riverside.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Campsite

Day 04: Aras Pinang – Sungai Kerapu Trek

Gunung Leuser National Park holds an important role for water cycle in both in Aceh and North Sumatra province. On North Sumatra side, there is Sungai Wampu, Bahorok River, Sungai Kerapu, and other small rivers originally come from Gunung Leuser. Today we move from Aras Pinang to Sungai Kerapu, around 6 hours walk. Sungai Kerapu is a bigger river than Sungai Landak. It joins Sungai Wampu, which flows to Medan and northern coast of Sumatra. We may swim, or walk, or even try our luck to fish in the river.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: stay overnight at the temporary shelter on Sungai Kerapu riverside

Day 05: Sunga Kerapu – Sungai Muasam Trekking

Breakfast at the campsite, today is the last moderate grade walk we have. We walk from Sungai Kerapu to Sungai Musam. The walk today is about 4 – 5 hours. Some of the trails we walk through today are close to the local peoples oil-palm plantation.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Stay at the temporary camp built near Sungai Musam.

Day 06: Sungai Musam – Tangkahan

Last walk, last day to stay in the jungle. In the appropriate time, walk to Tangkahan. We will be walking under the shade of oil-palm plantation in about 4 – 5 hours. You have a great chance to see the local workers at work. There are also some local settlements. Around midday, we arrive at Tangkahan. Rest time after days in the jungle.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Lodges Mega Inn – basic accommodation

Day 07: Explore Tangkahan

After spending extended time learning about the natural wonders of Sumatra, today we aim to learn and understand how the wildlife and local villages live side by side. We will enjoy an elephant ride (60 minutes) along and often through the river and see how valuable these gentle animals are in so many aspects of life in the jungle and around huge river systems. We will then enjoy a tubing trip down river and see the jungle from an entirely different aspect, the river. After walking for a few days it is nice to be pulled along in the gentle currents of the river. Rest time in the afternoon.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Lodges Mega Inn – basic accommodation.

Day 08: Tangkahan – Drive to Medan Airport

Final drive for about 6 hours from Tangkahan to Medan airport. We will be passing through local village and rubber plantation. The road is quite bumpy. Upon arrival in Medan drop at the airport and fly to your next destination. End of trip in Sumatra.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: –

INCLUSIONS & EXCLUSIONS

Trek Costs Inclusion:

  • Accommodation based in tent or shelter (based on twin sharing room).
  • Daily breakfast, 5x lunch and 4x dinner or as indicated on above itinerary.
  • Private AC transport/transfer from Medan to Bahorok and from Tangkahan to Medan Airport.
  • Camping equipment (tent and mattress).
  • Local guide for trekking + Cook + Porter to carry camping equipment.
  • Walking/tracking in the jungle in Tangkahan.
  • Tubing in Tangkahan river.
  • One hour elephant ride in Tangkahan.
  • Entrance permit to the Gunung Leuser National Park.
  • English speaking tour guide.

Price Exclusion:

  • Air Fares
  • Airport Taxes
  • Insurances
  • Donations
  • Tipping
  • Other meals are not mentioned on above itinerary
  • Porter to carry customer’s personal stuff (back pack, etc)
  • All personal gratuities
  • Personal assistance from a porter

WHAT TO BRING

  • Dress is casual
  • Clothing should be light
  • Preferably cotton with at least one long sleeved shirt and pants
  • Bathing suit
  • Thongs or sandals and Trekking shoes.
  • Bring one light sweater or jacket as it can get cool in the highlands
  • Sun-screen
  • Sunglasses, sunhat
  • Rucksack or day bag
  • Rain jacket and small umbrella if possible
  • Trousers and long shirt (cotton) for trekking
  • Long socks plus extra
  • Small binocular for bird watching
  • Pocket knife and flash light (torch)
  • Mosquito and insect repellent
  • Camera plus extra micro chip/memory and battery
  • Other personal things and medicine
  • For souvenir and other personal expenses, please bring Rupiah(IDR Indonesia Money)

TERMS & CONDITIONS

TOUR BOOKING PROCESS:
1.By sending Book Now, you agreed cost/prices as stated in the web page and trip itinerary.
2.When we get your booking confirmation through Book Now email, we will send you the official invoice as agreed.
3.Please send us detail date you would like have, advice us each name of you as shown in your passport and the number of partners in your booking email.
4.We have right to cancel the reservation with or without notice when it over from the limit booking time.
5.Limit booking is a week after you have received the invoice IF we don’t receive the initial deposit as agreed.
6.Details what does included or excluded in prices, see the Cost Inclusion and Price Exclusion section in the itinerary.

TOURS PAYMENT:
1.When the confirmation is sent, we require deposit payment 35% from total land cost for guaranty booking(No Refund)
2.Balance of payment could should be made at least 2 weeks before departure date.
3.Payment could be made through PayPal will be apply additional surcharge 5% for the amount will be transferred.

FORCE MAJOUR ( For flight Cancel and delay – most cases fly into remote areas in Indonesia ) :
Tour Packages excludes expenses incurred due to causes beyond our control (force majeur) and expenses also causes to flight cancellations & delays are not covered by www.adventuretourtravelindonesia.com. we will assist in the rescheduling of all flights & organizing suitable accommodations transport and meals etc… but ALL costs are to be covered by yourself if these circumstances occur.

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