Note: itinerary is indicative only, variations are possible due to weather and traffic conditions and the characteristics of the group (e.g., we can make the trek longer or shorter according to your physical condition).
6am: Your driver will meet you at your hotel/other point in Medan, and you will drive to Bukit Lawang.
9am: Arrive in Bukit Lawang. You may join with other guests on the trek staying locally, there won’t be more than six people in your group, and we won’t delay them for you, so if you arrive later, you will trek on your own.
9:15am (approximate): Walk to the entrance to the national park, near the Ecolodge guesthouse.
9:30am (approximate): Enter into the national park, trek through the jungle, keeping an eye out for wildlife including of course orangutans.
10:30am – Stop for variety of tropical fruit (depending on the season), such as pineapple, passion fruit, bananas, rambutan and tangerines.
11am – Continue walking
Noon: break for lunch. Typically fried rice, which we bring from the village.
12:30pm: continue trekking, watching for orangutans and other wildlife.
3pm: board the jungle raft down the Bohorok river back to the village – around 1 hour (option: walk back instead). We exit the river next to Wisma Sibayak guesthouse.
4pm: end of trek
5pm: drive back to Medan
8pm: arrive at your Medan hotel