8-days trek Bukit Lawang to Kutacane (Southeast Aceh)
A really challenging trek deep into the rain forest across the border between North and Aceh. You will experience leaving civilization way behind you and enjoy being surrounded by nature. While crossing several mountains you will have breathtaking views of the valleys between. At these remote places you can spot many rare species like wild orangutans, gibbons and other monkeys, deer, exotic birds, and if you’re lucky, even Sumatran elephants. Our experienced guides can provide you with detailed information about these animals. The duration of the trek may vary according to weather conditions, or to your wishes; in case you want to spend more time relaxing in a spot you find especially beautiful.
Start trek after breakfast. Walk around 6-7 hours into the jungle looking for orangutan and other wildlife. Around noon lunch break, before walk continues through to the camp. Take a rest at the camp and get a hot drink (tea or coffee) after showering in the small stream. Preparation of dinner.
After breakfast get ready for trek. Walk around 6-7 hours go to the next camp, searching for wild orangutan and other wildlife. Discover medicinal plants, jungle-food: learn their use and preparation. After walk from the jungle, walk along the river to get to the camp site. Take a rest at the camp and a shower in the small river and get hot drink. Preparation of dinner.
Start after breakfast, get ready for trek. Walk around 6-7 hours along the river to the next camp while searching for signs of wild orangutan nests and other wildlife tracks, collect jungle-vegetables for dinner. If you want, you can learn how to make the jungle-camp and how to prepare jungle-dinner. Around 6 o`clock in the afternoon watch the animals in the salt lake, where they come to drink to get iron from the stone. Preparation of dinner.
After breakfast start to walk to the next camp. Walk around 5-6 hours to the jungle, searching for wild orangutans and other animals. Take a rest at the camp get a hot drink after a swim in the clean jungle river. Preparation of dinner.
Trekking alongside and through the Bohorok River with the help of our guides. Stay overnight next to the river bank with a fantastic river view. Preparation of dinner.
Trekking alongside and through the Bohorok River with the help of our guides. Stay overnight near to the river bank with a fantastic river view. Preparation of dinner.
After an early breakfast we ascend the mountain. Arrive late afternoon 500 meters below the summit for our river camp in the valley below.From the campsite you can enjoy a spectacular view of Southern Aceh and the Alas River.
Final day of trekking descend the mountain before reaching the village in Kuta cane where you can relaxing after a long day walking in the jungle .the end of the trek .
Price Option A :
Price per person : 450 Euros.
Minimum group-size: two persons.
Maximum group-size: three – four Person
Fully licensed English speaking guide,
Permits guide association,
permits (PHPA office) to enter the national park/camera tax (150,000Idr)
foods and water during trekking,
private tent,sleeping mat/inflatable mattress,sleeping bag.
Price Option B :
Price per person : 380 Euros (Join group trek).
Minimum group-size: three – six persons.
Maximum group-size: seven – twelve persons.
Fully licensed English speaking guide.
Permits guide association.
Foods,water,fruits included while during the trek.
Sharing tent,sleeping mat,blanket/sheet.
you should to pay additional cost 150,000,Idr per person for the permits (PHPA office)
to enter the national park/camera tax,
check your permit/asking your guide before to enter the national park.
What you have to bring :
good walking-boots or shoes
sports-sandals or flip-flops for walking in the river
towel,short pants,swimming suit.
light trousers and long sleeved tops (extra sets of clean and dry clothes for the night)
head torch or flashlight
A few words about the conditions :
You have to be fit for this trek, since climbing can be exhausting in the hot and humid climate and at times the ground may be steep and deeply-forested. We will all sleep in a big tent and wash ourselves in the river.
You might find it useful to do a short one-day practice trek before you embark on this expedition.