WONDERFUL BUKIT LAWANG

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BUKIT LAWANG, NORTH SUMATERA

Bukit Lawang is a small tourist village on the bank of Bahorok River in North Sumatra province of Indonesia.
Situated approximately 86 km northwest of the city of Medan, Bukit Lawang is known for the largest animal sanctuary of Sumatran orangutan 
(around 5,000 orangutans occupy the area) and also the main access point to the Gunung Leuser National Park from the east side.
The Bukit Lawang rehabilitation centre for orangutans was founded in 1973. Its main purpose is to preserve the decreasing number of orangutan population due to hunting, trading and deforestation.

The Sumatran orangutans (Pongo abelii) are rarer and smaller than the Bornean relatives, have lighter hair and a longer beard. Today there are approximately only around 6.600 left in the wild, most of them in the provinces of Aceh and North Sumatra. It's really a memorable experience to watch the orangutans in the tropical rainforest of Gunung Leuser National Park, but this animals should be really protected with care.

Orangutans spend most of their lives in the tops of the trees and climb from branch to branch. They can make several kilometers per day, looking for food and making a new nest each night in a tree for sleeping,
only coming together for minimal social interaction. Their diet generally consists of vegetarian items and insects. This great apes prefer leaves and fruits including figs and jack fruits, but they also often eat bird eggs, small vertebrates, termites or ants.

The Sumatran orangutans grow to about 1.4 meters tall and males weigh up to 80 kilograms.
Females are smaller, 90 centimeters on average and they weigh up to 40 kilograms. Their life span is long, often around 45 years in the wild. And they have the longest inter-birth interval of any land-living animal, producing a single infant only around once every 8 years. The infants stay then with their mother until they are 7-10 years old. So a female will usually have no more than 3 offspring in her life.

DISTANCE From JAKARTA
1 Hour 20 Minutes (Jakarta to Medan)
From Medan to Bukit Lawang is 3 hours driving.

FLIGHT RECOMMENDATION
JAKARTA to MEDAN (Kualanamu International Airport)
  • Citilink 05.00 - 07.20
  • Garuda 05.35 - 08.00
  • Sriwijaya 06.05 - 08.10
  • Batik 06.05 - 08.25
  • Batik 07.00 - 09.20
  • Garuda 07.50 - 10.15
  • Batik 08.00 - 10.20
  • Citilink 08.25 - 10.30
  • Garuda 09.00 - 11.25

    MEDAN (Kualanamu International Airport) to JAKARTA
  • Citilink 18.20 - 20.40
  • Garuda 18.35 - 21.00
  • Sriwijaya 18.45 - 21.10
  • Batik 18.55 - 21.15
  • PRICE : Start
    From
    IDR
    USD
    3.445.0002.650
    DAYS3    NIGHTS2
    Day 1 (L,D)
    07.30 Meet and greet at the airport
    08.00 Heading to Bukit Lawang by car (3-4 hours driving)
    12.00 Arrive in Bukit Lawang and Hotel Check in
    13.00 Lunch
    14.00 Free Program
    18.30 Dinner
    Day 2 (B,L,D)
    07.30 Breakfast
    08.30 Start Orangutan Tour (6 hours trekking)
    13.30 Light snack at the Bahorok River
    14.00 Short body tubbing in Bahorok River
    15.00 Return to Hotel
    Free Program
    Day 3 (B,)
    07.30 Breakfast
    08.30 Check Out and heading to airport
    12.30 Airport
    13.30 Departure to Jakarta
    NOTE
    The above itineraries are subject to changed due to :
  • Weather & traffic
  • Local tradition/tribe tradition
  • Political condition
  • OPTIONAL ITINERARY for TANGKAHAN on DAY 3
    DAY.3 (B,L)
    06.00 Check Out and heading to Tangkahan
    Breakfast in box
    08.30 Arrive in Tangkahan
    09.00 Activities with Elephants
    10.30 Heading to Airport (4 hours driving)
    15.00 Airport


    Additional IDR 2,150,000/person (Single Traveler)
    Additional IDR 1,100,000/person (2 persons/trip)
    Additional IDR 750,000/person (3 persons/trip)
    Additional IDR 550,000/person (4 persons/trip)
    PRICING per PERSON
    1 Person at IDR 4,915,000/person
    2 Persons at IDR 3,445,000/person
    3 Persons at IDR 3,088,000/person
    4 Persons at IDR 2,945,000/person

    CHILDREN FARE
  • Children from 5.yo-6.yo NOT RECOMMENDED
  • Children from 7.yo - above will be charge at IDR 2,500,000/person.

    ENTITLEMENT
  • Return Airport transfer in Kualanamu, Medan
  • Return Transfer to Bukit Lawang
  • Accommodation at The Ecolodge based on twin share includes Breakfast
  • Meals (2L-2D)and Mineral Water during trip
  • Driver, Gasoline, Parking Fee and English speaking tour guide
  • Ticket retribution to Gunung Lautser National Park and 30 minutes Body Tubbing in Bohorok River

    NOTE
  • The above price consider as a PREMIUM and PRIVATE Tour.
  • Price will be subject to changed without prior notice due to local economic situation in local area (destination).
  • Return Airfare to/from Jakarta-Medan-Jakarta

    NOTE - Cost Additional if any:
    • Room extension at The Ecolodge (Standard Room) : IDR 550,000/night-include Breakfast
    • Extra Bed at The Ecolodge : IDR 150,000/night-include Breakfast
    • Additional Meals : IDR 130,000/person/day
    • High Season Surcharge : approximately IDR 250,000/night








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    ACCOMMODATION



    The Complete Guide to Bukit Lawang

    HOW TO GET THERE from Singapore & Malaysia
    1. Direct flight from CGK (Jakarta) then Kualanamu Internatioal Airport, Medan.
    2. Continue to Bukit Lawang by car. It will take 3-4 hours driving.


    BEST TIME RECOMMENDATION
    1. Between January to May and August to November.
    2. Early November to December it will be rainy season.
    3. June-July will be a peak season due to international holiday.


    WHAT TO BRING
  • Dry Fit T-shirts and shorts in bright colour
  • Backpack (30-35 liters)
  • Comfortable boots for jungle treks (additional sandals for crossing the River only for overnight treks)
  • Raincoat, plastic or waterproof bag for your personal belongings
  • Sunglasses, sun lotion, insect repellent, wet tissue
  • Camera
  • Towel
  • Personal medical kit and recommended medicine like anti diarrhea medicine, dehydration salt, aspirin and antibiotic

    NOTE :
  • Please consult your doctor in advance if you have a heart disease history.

    FUN FACTS ABOUT SUMATERA
  • Sumatra is an island in western Indonesia. It is the largest island in entire Indonesia and the sixth largest island in the world.
 The island includes more than 10 National Parks, including 3 which are listed as the Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra World Heritage Site—Gunung Leuser National Park, Kerinci Seblat National Park and Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park.
And this island is home to 201 mammal species and 580 bird species.

  • Bukit Lawang is still part of Sumatra World Heritage Site—Gunung Leuser National Park.



    1. Reservation must be placed 21 (twenty one) days prior the arrival.
    2. 50% deposit should be settled after reservation.
    3. 50% of the settlement should be settled 7(seven) days prior your arrival date.
    4. All payment will be in Indonesian Currency.
    5. We accept the payment from VISA or MASTER with additional 3% administration of payment gateway.
    6. IDR Currency - Bank Transfer will be available by Bank Central Asia (BCA) Branch Office : KCU Blok A Cipete ACCOUNT No: 218-170-0850

      BANK CENTRAL ASIA, JAKARTA SWIFT Code Information SWIFT Code / BIC CENAIDJA (PT Jalan Terus Indonesia)
    7. USD Currency - Bank Transfer will be available by Telegraphic Transfer (T/T) in USD (United States Dollar)Maybank, Jl. Ir. H. Juanda No. 27A, Kb. Kelapa, Gambir, Jakarta Pusat,10120

      Bank SWIFT Code - IBBKIDJA Bank Branch code - 138 (Juanda Branch) Beneficiary's Name & Address : PT Lima Titik Satu; Jl Cililin No. 11, Petogogan, Kebayoran Baru Jakarta Selatan

      A/C Number - 2138107436

      Cheque crossed with "A/C Payee Only" and made payable to "PT Lima Titik Satu"
    8. Please send your transfer receipt to email butiktrip.finance@gmail.com or WA to (+62)-812-1314-4604
    9. If payment has not been received as above agreement, Butik Trip will undertake unilateral cancellation and there will be no refund deposit for this matter
    10. No cancellation will be accepted after transfer and there will be no refund for this cause
    11. Butik trip will not be liable to changes or circumstances caused by force majeure (by weather, local tradition, and political condition)