PARADISE TOUR - 8 Days / 7 Nights
DAY 1 – Medan to Bukit Lawang
Pick up by private car at Kuala Namu airport (Medan) and transfer to BUKIT LAWANG. The drive will take around 4 hours.
Depending on your arrival time in Bukit Lawang, you will be able to relax a few hours by the riverside and enjoy the amazing view over the tropical rainforest.
Accommodation options in Bukit Lawang: Villa Paradise / Riverside Guest House /Jungle Inn
DAYS 2 + 3 – 2 days / 1 night jungle trek
Early breakfast to head in the jungle at 9am. The walk will start through the rubber plantations before entering the majestic jungle. It shouldn’t take long before your first encounters with wildlife including monkeys, gibbons, peacocks and orangutans! Your guide and his assistants will ensure that you take regular breaks and will provide fruits and lunch. You will arrive in the handmade camp set by the riverside at around 4pm. You can swim or just relax before having a nice dinner prepared in the ‘jungle kitchen’. Enjoy a good night rest surrounded by the amazing noises of the jungle.
For the second day, you can chose between a hike of 2-3 hours in the jungle or simply rest in the camp before heading back to the village by rafting. Return in Bukit Lawang at around 2pm.
Day 4 – Day trip to Tangkahan
Departure by car at 9.30am for a day trip to Tangkahan, one of the best kept secret of Sumatra. Stop on the way at viewpoints for pictures. Arrival around lunchtime. Enjoy the amazing unspoiled jungle surroundings. Give bath to elephants in the river, an unforgettable experience. Return to Bukit Lawang at around 6.30pm.
Optional: Stay overnight in Tangkahan for additional 15 euros / person.
Optional: Elephant trek (1 hour riding) for additional 52 euros / person
Day 5 – Travel to Banda Aceh
Departure from Bukit Lawang in the morning to catch a domestic flight Medan - Banda Aceh. The flight will take about 1.5 hour, arrival in Banda Aceh in the afternoon. Transfer to your hotel in Banda Aceh city centre.
Accommodation provided: Medan Hotel (Deluxe room)
Day 6 + 7 – Pulau Weh
Early morning transfer from your hotel to the ferry terminal for departure to Pulau Weh. Arrival on the island late morning and transfer to Sumur Tiga beach. For the next 2 days, enjoy swimming in crystal clear water, snorkeling or diving. Option to rent motorbikes to drive around the island.
Accommodation provided: Freddies Santai
Optional: Add 1 night or more in Pulau Weh for 18 euros / person / night.
Day 8 – Return to Banda Aceh
Return to Banda Aceh by ferry (morning or afternoon ferry). Quick visit of the city: tsunami museum, tsunami remains sites (ferries brought by the tsunami in the middle of the city), Banda Aceh big mosque. Drop off at the airport or in the city centre where your tour ends. Possibility to take a domestic flight back to Medan or Jakarta or catch an international flight to Kuala Lumpur (Air Asia).
361 euros / person (2-3 persons)
313 euros / person (4 persons or more)
- Transfer airport / Bukit Lawang (return)
- 2 days / 1 night jungle trek with rafting
- Day trip to Tangakahan with elephants washing
- Domestic flight Medan / Banda Aceh
- Transfers Banda Aceh airport / city centre / ferry terminal / Sumur Tiga beach (return)
- Fast ferry to Pulau Weh (return)
- Short visit of Banda Aceh
- Accommodation on double occupancy basis with breakfasts
- Elephants riding
- Flight excess baggage ( > 20 kilos)
- Lunch and dinners except during jungle trek
- Diving / snorkeling
- Motorbikes rental
NOTE: Direct flights between Medan and Pulau Weh are available on certain days. We will let you know if this option is available on your date.