7 Days Bukit Lawang To Kuta Cane



Start your amazing adventure here…

Conquer (half) a mountain range, You will start at the bottem of the range at bukit lawang, and go across the mountains to the valley in the middle.
Experience diverse habitats, ranging from lowland rainforest at higher altitudes.
Ecounter wild animals such as Sumatran Ornagutans, monkey , bird, and other mammal species, including possibly wild elephant.
Get away from civilization for a week – between Bukit Lawang and Kuta Cane there are no roads, no house, no civilization – just the mighty jungle.

The 7 days trek goes from Bukit Lawang to Kuta cane , Following the course of the bohorok river, passing through lowland forest Orangutan/ wild elephant territory, and then moss forest, on the way to Kuta cane.

The trek can be completed in six days, however, we allow for seven to allow for unfavourable weather. Depending on this, and your fitness, we may have time at the start of the trek to look for orangutans near Bukit Lawang, or to do a night trek to see animals such as otters, porcupines, wild pig and snakes.

You may see the world’s largest flower, the rafflesia, pitcher plants, and the mossy jungle at the top of perkison Mountain. We also shoud see orchid species, Orangutan, Monkeys, possibly wild elephant and other mammals.

The trek is for those who wnt to get a way from civilization – Bukit lawang sits on the eastern edge of the Bukit Barisan mountain range, And Kuta caneis in the middle. There are no rood, no motorbikes, no houses. By smugglers bringing Marijuana from Aceh. Althought you will generally follow the course of the river, it is not always easy going, which is why your porters carry machetes to cut a path, where necessary.

Note Simple ITINERARY, Based on GPS trace of a past guest.
Your Trek will very According to weather and other factors.

Day 1 : Start 09.00 am From Bukit Lawang,
After breakfast, go to the jungle through rubber and cocoa plantation for hal an hour, and goo directly in the orangutan territory, to see orangutans, and observe their character and behavior, such as searching for the fruit and building nests. During the trip you will see some Monkeys and other apes such as Black Siamang or White handed Gibbon (wau-wau) and possibly some of the giant birds such as hornbill, and reptiles such as monitor lizards and snakes.
CAMP Below Mount Uning – Landak River
At altitude 310m.
Distance 13km
Altitude gained 250m
Altitude Lost 50m
Time Spent Walking 6 hours

DAY : 2 @Jungle
After breakfast the trip will follow the river ridge. The day ends when we meet the Bahorok river, at its confluence with the Kuala Buluh. Wild Elephant Territory.
CAMP at 470m
Distance 10km
Altitude Gained 550m
Altitude Lost 400m
Time Spent Walking 6 hours

DAY : 3
Continue up to Bahorok River.
CAMP at 615m
Distance 7km
Altitude Gained 250m
Altitude Lost 50m
Time Spent Walking 5 Hours

DAY : 4
We follow one of the tributaries of the bahorok river
CAMP at 1150m
Distance 12km
Altitude Gained 550m
Altitude Lost 30m
Time Spent Walking 7 Hours

DAY : 5
We sleep at Lau Terkicong (Terkicong Lake), as We prepare for our push into Aceh.
CAMP Altitude 1550m
Distance 6km
Altitude Gained 380m
Time Spent Walking 5 Hours

DAY : 6
We reach our peak of 2100m near the border between North Sumatra and Aceh Kuta Cane, and then begin our descent towards Kuta cane
Distance 7km
Altitude Gained 620m
Altitude Lost 230m
Time Spent Walking 5 Hours

DAY : 7
We continue towards Kuta Cane, we will be meet by our car on the road.
Distance 9km
Altitude Lost 1700m
Time Spent Walking 5 Hours

IMPORTANT TO KNOW ;
This trip is Challenging Trek, not so much technically, but in being 7 days in the jungle without rest, walking every day. It is not suitable for CHILDREN, unless they are olde and used to long walks. We would note thet experience walkers can find conditions in the Indonesian Jungle to be much more challenging than they are used to, because the heat and humidity are high, So please do not bring much baggage (Transport of your extra luggage by road is included in the price)

Included :
Day 1: Lunch,Water,Fruit,Dinner,Camping Equipment.
Day2 – 6 : Breakfast, Lunch,Water,Fruit,Dinner,Camping Equipment.
Day 7 : Breakfast, Lunch,Water.
Through out : Expert Guide and Assistants
Transport (by road) of your excess baggage to Kuta cane.

Excluded :
Day 1 : Breakfast
Day 7 : Dinner
Hotel, Optional onward travel to Berastagi, Ketambe or Medan (Transport is Chargeable if required)
Trekking Insurance
Travel Insurance
Any optional Program.

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