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Wilderness Detox

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Enjoy a holiday with purpose, reconnect with nature in the beautiful surroundings of the Gunung Leuser National Park

This wilderness detox is designed to help you unplug from your everyday life and explore Sumatran culture and wildlife.

Itinerary

Day 1-  You will be met in Medan airport by private car, after 3-4 hours drive you will arrive into Bukit Lawang town, We will meet you and escort you to your jungle accommodation. We will travel by motorbike taxi along a small dirty path bordering the National Park util we arrive at the remote jungle paradise of  Batu Katak. Enjoy your first evening by meeting your local host, a local woman named Dewi. Relax in your beautiful accommodation over-looking the river and mountains. Enjoy traditional food prepared by your host.

Day 2- Today is the chance to explore the natural area around your jungle house. This area borders the Gunung Leuser National Park, and is still very much off-the -beaten-track. After breakfast at your accommodation, your guide will take you on a half-day guided walk to a nearby waterfall, you will already feel like you are in the jungle! During the walk you will have the opportunitiy to see Thomas leaf monkeys, macaques and sometimes even wild orangutans. The rest of the afternoon is free for you to chose one of our additional activities, or to relax and swim in the river. You will enjoy one more restful night in the jungle houses.     

Day 3- Today you will start your two-day trek into the Gunung Leuser National Park. Please read here for details of your two day jungle trek.

Day 4- At around 3 pm you will return by raft into Bukit Lawang town. We will show you to your next accommodation, EcoLodge, nestled on a hilltop over-looking the Bohorok river. The afternoon is yours to explore Bukit Lawang town, or take part in any additional activities. You can redeem your traditional massage today or tomorrow.

Day 5- Today you can chose between traditional wood carving class or to make your own carved coconut necklace. Either activities take approximatey 3 hours, and the rest of the day is yours to decide!

Day 6- Depart by private car to Medan  

Included

  • Private car transport 

  • Accommodation

  • Waterfall hike

  • 2 Day Jungle Trek

  • Carving class OR coconut necklace making

  • Traditional massage

Additional activities available  

  • Traditional Spear Fishing 13 Euros per person

  • Coconut Oil Making 20 Euros per person

  • Indonesian Cooking class 25 Euros per person

  • 2 Hour Night Trek to spot Slow Lorris, Chivet, Owl etc  15 Euros per person

 

Excluded

  • Meals and drinks

  • Flights

  • Visa costs

  • Additional activities