Highlights of this jungle trekking tour will be night fishing,visiting the Bat Caves,traditional barbecue,stay overnigt in two different locations and seeing the very unique Tualang Tree.
The area of Landak River is located about 5 km far away from Bukit
Lawang, bordering the Gunung Leuser National Park and therefore giving access to enter the National Park for a
jungle trekking tour to hopefully see wild sumatran orangutans and many other amazing wildlife such as siamangs,langkurs,macaques,hornbills,flying
As soon as you will arrive there,you will be automatically more relaxed due to the atmosphere of that amazing plaze.Its really a very,very charming and isolated place!One of our favorite places here.
We have a little bungalow there which is located quite close to the river... a perfect place to stay and relax in the middle of nature.
We will pick you up at around 8 am at your hotel in Bukit Lawang to bring you to our bungalow at Landak River where you will spend the first night.
On the way you will pass rubber plantations and nice forest scenery.The whole way your guide will explain you lots of things about flora and fauna.After about 30 minutes walking,you will reach the Bat Caves.For this, please bring a flashligt.Your guide will lead you inside the caves in which you will find amazing geological formations and lots of bats.
Afterwards you will walk again for around 30 minutes until you reach the peaceful and beautilful area of Landak River.Here the guides will serve you lunch and you will have the whole afternoon for swimming in a river laggon,relaxig at this awesome place and just enjoying the natural surroundings there.You will also see the very unique Tualang Tree there which is one of the tallest trees in the world.It can grow up to 70 meters tall.Your guide can tell you the special story about the very old Tualang Tree at Landak River.
By the time its getting evening,your guides will prepare a traditional Barbecue for you for dinner....enjoy your jungle meal!
After dinner,take your time,watching its getting dark and listening to the magical sound of the jungle....this is an unforgettable moment...to fall asleep by that.
If you want to,you can try nightfishing....this is adventure,fun and excitement!
This morning you will definetly never forget as you will be waken up by birds singing and monkeys shouting...a great memory!
After breakfast at the bungalow,we will start an overnight jungle trekking tour with you.
You will first hike about 3-4 hours inside the rainforest of Gunung Leuser National Park whilst constantly looking for wild sumatran orangutans.During this trek,you will get fantastic impressions of the dense tropical rainforest of the Gunung Leuser National Park and its unique flora and fauna.The chance to see wild sumatran orangutans is given but not guaranteed as they are wild.If you lucky you can see many other wildlife like gibbons,langurs,squirrels,peacocks,macaques or hornbills in their natural habitat..Your well experienced guide will explain you many things about the rainforest,its various wildlife and amazing flora.He can point our many different kind of plants and flowers.During lunch and snack breaks,you will have time to take rest and relax close to rivers,waterfalls and amazing natural spots.In the afternoon you will hike for about 3 hours again until you reach the river campsite where you will stay overnight.Once you have settled down,dinner will be served and afterwards its time to enjoy the evening in the middle of the jungle....you dont have to do anything then sit down,listen to the magical sound of the jungle and relax!
After breakfast you will continue your jungle tour for about 3 hours again,then have lunch at a point close to the river where you will then start to going back to Bukit Lawang in a very special way.Tubing down the Bahorok River! Thats a fantastic and adventurous way to finish your jungle tour and its so much fun as well.You will sit in a big tube,sliding down the river and just enjoy the view and passing by amazing jungle scenery.Dont miss that!
When you are back in Bukit Lawang,we will drop you off at your hotel where our tour company and service ends.THANKS.
140 Euro per person included all guide fees,all permits,meals during the jungle trek,camping and tubing equipment
NOTE: minimum 2 person / 5€ more per person if trek starts on
suitable walking shoes, big bottle of water, insect repellent, suncream, day backpack, some long and thin clothes for the nights and a sweater, long socks against leeches, raincoat, flipflops or sandals, change of clothes, swim wear, torch, towel, toilet paper, sleeping bag
Please contact us here for booking this jungle trekking tour package.
It is also possible to customize this tour according to your requirements.
Just contact us and we are happy to arrange your individual jungle trekking tour for you.
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