Journey deep into the jungle on this 12-day adventure-of-a-lifetime in Sumatra
Over four days, on this amazing adventure you will travel through Gunung Leuser National Park, the last sanctuary of the Sumatran orangutan. You’ll trek through dense, enclosing jungle, watching out for lone orangutans, gibbons, hornbills and other beautiful creatures.
As you go deeper into the jungle, the sounds of local wildlife become louder and you’ll soon start to feel like you’re as much a part of this ecosystem as the trees and wildlife that surrounds you. Falling asleep at night, you’ll be lulled to sleep by the song of the rainforest and the stars that shine above you.
To finish off your jungle journey, you’ll travel down river rapids to Bukit Lawang.
On this adventure, you have the incredible opportunity to visit the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) in Medan, whose vision is to stop the extinction of the Sumatran orangutan. Over 220 orangutans have been brought to the centre and reintroduced into the wild since 1999. In Medan, you’ll get the chance to learn about the long-term protection of wild Sumatran orangutan populations through rescue, reintegration, habitat fortification and education.
- Discover the majesty and mysticism of Sumatra’s last remaining tropical rainforest
- Trek dense, enveloping jungle by day and camp under the stars at night
- Spend a day at the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme and learn how they are acting to prevent deforestation and habitat loss
Adventure type: Trek
Trip duration: 12 days
Challenge duration: 4 days
Challenge grade: 3/5 (moderate)
Accommodation: Twin-share in 3 star hotels, lodges and comfortable camping (single supplement applies)
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