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Welcome to Sumatra Holiday, your go-to destination for an unforgettable trekking experience in the heart of Gunung Leuser National Park. Our team of certified guides are passionate about the forest and dedicated to preserving the ecosystem. They will take you on a journey deep into the jungle, where you will encounter some of the rarest and endangered species on Earth, including Sumatran Rhinoceros, Orangutans, and the world's largest individual flower, the Rafflesia Arnoldii.

Our tours start at Bukit Lawang, "the hill that is the gateway to the mountain", on the edge of Gunung Leuser National Park. Based on your group size and physical condition, our experienced guides will craft an itinerary that takes you on an adventure through the lush vegetation, providing you with magical encounters with some of the last wild Sumatran Orangutans, and incredible contact with nature.

Join us on an incredible jungle adventure with our 5-day package, The Jungle Explorer. Starting from IDR 3,500,000 per person*, this package includes everything you need for an unforgettable experience. During your trek, you'll stay at Hotel Orangutan, located in the heart of Bukit Lawang, and enjoy delicious breakfasts, while lunch and dinner will be provided while you're trekking. We'll take care of all your transportation needs, and all trekking costs will be covered except park permits, which cost Rp150k per day or Rp225k per day on local public holidays and are only required for the 2 days of the trek. The price is based on two persons sharing a double room, and it's dependent on the season. Here's a breakdown of what you can expect during your 5-day adventure

The Jungle Explorer – 5 Days

IDR 3,800,000 per person*

What’s Included:

All accommodation will be in Hotel Orangutan in Bukit Lawang

All breakfasts. Lunch and dinner is provided whilst trekking

All transport

All trekking costs


*price based on two persons sharing a double room. Upgrades to larger rooms including the treetop penthouse are available at a 50% discount

Day 1 - Transfer Medan to Bukit Lawang We'll provide a private transfer from either Kualanamu airport (KNO) or your hotel in Medan city to Bukit Lawang, which takes approximately four hours. After you arrive, you can relax in your room, take a dip in the river, or explore the local area and enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings. Your accommodation for the night will be at Hotel Orangutan.


Day 2 - First Day of Trek After breakfast, you'll leave your hotel at 9 am and venture through the rubber plantation before entering the Gunung-Leuser National Park, where you'll begin your jungle experience. You'll see some of the famous flora, fauna, and wildlife, including our much-loved orangutans and Thomas Leaf monkeys. You'll have regular fruit and water breaks, as well as a packed lunch, to keep your energy levels up. At approximately 4 pm, you'll arrive at the jungle camp, where you can enjoy a swim in the river while the team prepares dinner for you. The team will also keep you supplied with tea, coffee, and amusing stories from their time growing up in the local area and their many experiences in the jungle! Your accommodation for the night will be at the jungle camp, and you'll be supplied with a camp roll mat, blanket, pillow, and mosquito net.


Day 3 - Second Day of Trek You'll wake up to the beautiful jungle and enjoy a delicious breakfast by the river. You'll trek back into the jungle for a few hours to a waterfall where you can swim, play, and enjoy the wildlife before heading back to the river for a local raft back to the village. You'll spend the night at Hotel Orangutan.


Day 4 - Day Trip to the Tangkahan Elephant Sanctuary We'll take you on a 2-hour drive through local villages to visit the elephant sanctuary in Tangkahan. You'll get to enjoy the beautiful wild scenery and get the chance to bathe the elephants in the river. You can leave at 6 am or 11:30 am, depending on your preference for a morning or afternoon slot. (Please note that the sanctuary is closed on Fridays.) You'll return to Bukit Lawang the same day and spend the night at Hotel Orangutan.


Day 5 - Transfer Bukit Lawang to Medan We'll provide a private transfer from Bukit Lawang to either Kualanamu airport (KNO) or your hotel in Medan city, which takes approximately four hours. Book now and get ready for an unforgettable adventure in the jungle!

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