The SpaceA sumatran (bamboo) hut with standard room, four post-bed, mosquito net, en-suite western toilet & shower, and a balcony looking directly the beautiful calm jungle & river view. Gives you a tranquil & authentic sumatran jungle holiday you won't forget with us. :) Guest Access> Breakfast, like banana pancake, fried rice/noodle, with coffee/tea (no milk) of one portion/person. Extra portion is charged of idr 25k/person.
> Transport (motorbike) to/from the hut to/from Bukit Lawang bus station on your arrival/departure and on your trek day.
> Free guiding of the area, e.g. walk along the river to the ship cave, or the waterfall behind the hill.
> Kitchen, kitchen utensils
> Large tropical garden & river beach.
> We serve on order light breakfast of idr 25k/portion/person (e.g banana pancake, fried rice, with coffee/tea), lunch/dinner, idr 50k/person (a communal family meal of 3 indonesian dishes). If possible, please pre-order your meal.
> Motorbike rental is available for idr 100k/day, exclude gas (only within the town).
> Mountain bike rental is available for idr 50k/day (within the town) - right now only two bikes available. Interaction with GuestsYoan lives in a different house - but can always help you online with questions, reservation, jungle trip itinerary and travel tips. Irwan/our staff can always gladly assist you on field and organize your jungle trip, as well as cooking your breakfast and lunch/dinner on order. The NeighborhoodWe are surrounded by the calm river & jungle view. It is 15 minutes moped ride in to the forest from the main road, 20 minutes from Bukit Lawang bus station. Swim in its very calm & clean river surrounding by the jungle & mountains view, very relaxing!. Getting AroundTRAVEL TIPS
Irwan will either pick you up at Bukit Lawang bus station (let us know you departure time with the public bus in medan/binjai), or help arrange a shared-taxi from their office in Bukit Lawang, or our private car with english speaking driver.
Be careful with public bus from medan bus station, as some of our guests have experienced being scammed by some road mafia there to pay them an expensive bus fare. Notice that the bus is also often with loud music and runs so fast.
Shared-taxi price information:
> Shared-taxi Medan Airport - Bukit Lawang (4- 6 hours), vice versa, idr 190k/person.
> Shared-taxi hotel in Medan - Bukit Lawang (3-4 hour trip), vice versa, idr 120k/person.
> Shared-taxi Bukit Lawang - Berastagi (6 - 7 hours), vice versa, idr 170k/person, available at 9 am.
> Shared-taxi Bukit Lawang - Lake Toba (8 - 10 hours), vice versa, idr 230k/person, available at 9 am.
> Our private car with english speaking & responsible driver:
- Medan airport/hotel - Bukit Lawang, vice versa idr 650k.
- Bukit Lawang - Berastagi, vice versa idr 750k.
> Bukit Lawang - Lake Toba, vice versa idr 1.2 M (possibility to stop by at sipiso-piso waterfall and Batak-Karo old king's palace (8 families live in the house!)
> Please note that with shared- taxi, you share it with other passengers, there'll be several stops for pick/drop other passengers, break, or gasoline.
And we can only help book the taxi for you. You can give the payment to Irwan to be passed to the office, or you can also pay & complaint - if there's any - directly to the taxi office in Bukit Lawang. Other Things to NoteWe can arrange a jungle trekking from 1 up to 30 days adventure for orangutans in their natural habitat, in both multi sport adventure and soft adventure.
Price information from the Indonesian Guide Association, Bukit Lawang:
> 1 day jungle trekking, €35/person, min. 3 persons.
> 2 day jungle trekking, €60/person, min. 3 persons.
> 3 day jungle trekking, €85/person, min. 3 persons.
> 4 day jungle trekking, €125/person, min. 3 persons.
> 5 day jungle trekking, €145/person, min. 3 persons.
> Extra €10/person - if you combine with the traditional tube rafting on your way back from the jungle to Bukit Lawang village.
The price includes all permit and entrance fee to the park, camera tax, fully licensed guide fee, meals, tent & refreshment.
We also arrange other Sumatra Overland Tour:
> 1 day tour visiting Sumatran elephants and help out with elephant wash: 1 person: €50 - motorbike ride (2 hours off-road), €75 - jeep ride.
2 persons: €65/person - jeep ride
3 persons: €55/person - jeep ride
Extra €50/person for elephant ride. Somehow we do not recommend an elephant ride, as the skeleton of the elephant is not very suited to carrying anything more than its own weight. If it is necessary to ride an elephant, from a health perspective, it is better to sit on the back of the neck.
> Volcano Trek for sunrise, Berastagi (1N/2D, 2 persons): €95/person with shared-taxi. €120/person with private car.
> Sidikalang, sumatran coffee tour (3N/4D, 2 persons): €150/person with shared-taxi. €200/person with private car.
> Lake Toba (3N/4D, 2 persons): €150/person with shared-taxi. €180/person with private car.
> Sabang, Pulau Weh, Aceh
> Bukittinggi (west sumatra)
> Kubu tribal tour, Jambi province.
Please contact us for further information.