Day 01 Medan - Bohorok
Morning meet at the airport (on arrival) or hotel in Medan and proceed for short city sightseeing of Medan. After lunch in Medan, drive through the plantation road to Bukit Lawang. Stop enroute at Crocodile Farm in Medan, palm oil and rubber plantations. Dinner and overnight at simple hotel in Bukit Lawang.
Day 02 Bohorok - Medan
After breakfast, walk along the river to the river crossing point. Then crossing the river by small canoe to Bohorok Orangutan rehabilitation center located on the other side of the river. Hiking up the hill through the rain forest to the feeding site for the orangutans. return to Bukit Lawang. After lunch, drive back to Medan on the same road. On arrival in Medan proceed to your destination or hotel
Bohorok is a small part of 9000 square kilometers of the Gunung Leisure National Park. Bohorok exactly located in Bukit Lawang village in Langkat reserve, around 2 hours drive from medan city or approximate 76 kms. Bohorok is also well known as Sumatra orangutans rehabilitation center. In Indonesia there are only two places of orangutans habitat, one in Bohorok North Sumatra and the other one in Borneo at Tanjung Puting National Park and well known as the Camp Leaky Orangutans rehabilitation center. Bohorok is actually the place for adventurous accessible through Sumatra's inland wilderness crossing rivers and steep hills. During exploring orangutans in Bohorok, you are only able to overnight at very simple accommodation with very limited facilities. It is a real basic accommodation and you can not expect the international hotel facilities and services like hotels in beach destination.
For observing the life of Sumatra orangutans in their wild habitat or the park of rehabilitation center, at least 1 or 2 nights is needed. Many tourist coming to Bohorok orangutans rehabilitation center for observing how the Orangutans life in their wild habitat and also to enjoy the greenery of Sumatra rain forest. During weekend many local tourist from Medan visit Bohorok for holidays. Normally the foreigner who visit Sumatra wants to see more of Sumatra's interesting places, and some of them combine their tour program between Bohorok orangutans and Lake Toba tour which can be organized within 5 days / 4 nights. Some of them also explore more about Sumatra by doing tours combination between Medan Sumatra and Bukittinggi or Padang of west Sumatra. For this program, they called the best of Sumatra overland tours which program includes visit to Lake Toba the native Sumatra Batak village, Berastagi the cool climate mountain resort, Bukittinggi where many colonial era heritages such as Japanese tunnel, Dutch Fort de Kock and beautiful scenery of Ngarai Sianok (Sianok canyon), rumah gadang the original architecture of Minangkabau tribe. Minangkabau is the community and family life based on a matrilineal system which clusters around mosques and the traditional adat houses
See more North and West Sumtara
- Belawan Sea Port
- Bohorok Orangutans
- Kerinci jungle trekking
- Kubu Nomad South Sumatra
- Mentawai Island West Coast
- Minangkabau country West Sumatra
- Nias Island West Coast
- Sumatra Island Overland
Among various tour packages and tour options in Bali there are some tours which can be said always on the publications and interest a large part of travellers to Bali. Kintamani mountain tour sits at the first number as the most popular sightseeing tour, second is Taman Ayun and Tanah Lot tour, third is Uluwatu temple tour.
- Kintamani tour bring combination of watching barong dance, beautiful temple architecture, beautiful natural views, dance, carving, accessories and painting see description
- Taman Ayun and Tanah Lot temples are two historical heritages from 17th, Taman Ayun palace temple which is always found near palaces of Balinese king starting 18th century see description
- Uluwatu temple located on steep drop cliff on the southernmost tip of Bali island. see description