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Sumatra, Indonesia: From $575 Per Person for a 9-Day Wild Orangutan and Tiger Trek Expedition with Expedition Jungle

Sumatra, Indonesia: 9-Day Wildlife Trek

What You Get

Choose from Three Options

  • $675 per person, solo traveler, for a 9-day wildlife trek (up to $968 value)
  • $609 per person, twin share for a 9-day wildlife trek (up to $968 value)
  • $575 per person, quad share for a 9-day wildlife trek (up to $968 value)

  • Price is per person, based on a single travel, twin share or quad share (two or four people travelling together)
  • Read more about purchase options and common Travel Terms here

Included in all options:
  • Private return transportation from Medan to Bukit Lawang and the starting point of the expedition
  • 3-night hotel accommodation in Bukit Lawang before and after a 6-day trek
  • Highly experienced and licensed guides
  • National Park permits
  • All food and water provided during trekking

The Experience

During this 9-day expedition, trekkers can explore the diverse landscape of Northern Sumatra. Lush tropical forests and lakes, as well as traditional villages, all await those wanting to experience the best of what the island has to offer. Travellers start their journey in Medan, the capital city of Sumatra, and then head to Bukit Lawang where they can encounter wildlife indigenous to Gunung Leuser National Park including orangutans, elephants, monkeys and a myriad of other species. 

Day One:

  • Early in the afternoon be picked up from Medan and head to the hotel in Bukit Lawang by a private vehicle; meet the head guide for orientation.

Day Two:

  • Set off on a 2-3 hour practice trek to test out clothing and trekking kit whilst trying to spot some semi-wild orangutans

Day Three:

  • After breakfast, set off on 6-day trekking adventure; enjoy overnight camping and dinner in the wild (important: good to a high level of fitness is required for this trek. The conditions are hot and humid and the terrain can sometimes be quite steep)

Day Four:

  • Continue the trek to the next camp and look for signs of wild orangutan nests and other wildlife tracks; be instructed on how to make a jungle camp, enjoy late afternoon fishing by the river and prepare a jungle dinner

Day Five:

  • Spend the day looking for signs of wildlife in the surrounding area, collect some jungle vegetables for dinner and learn about medical remedies that can be found in the wild; be guided on how to cook the jungle vegetables and see how a jungle medicine is prepared

Day Six:

  • Continue trekking and observing the wildlife; take a chance to help with setting up the jungle camp and dinner preparation

Day Seven:

  • Enjoy further trekking and tracking of wildlife; spend the last night of camping in the jungle; help to set up camp and prepare jungle dinner (it is not obligatory)

Day Eight:

  • Trek to tubing pick up point for exhilarating river tubing back to Bukit Lawang and accommodation

Day Nine:

  • Be transferred back to Medan

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The Fine Print

Due to restrictions in place to comply with social distancing some amenities at this property may not be available for use during your stay. Please check with the property upon check-in for their latest information

Fixed travel periods:


- 21 Sep to 29 Sep

- 19 Oct to 27 Oct

- 16 Nov to 24 Nov

- 14 Dec to 22 Dec


- 18 to 26 Jan

- 15 to 23 Feb

- 14 to 22 Mar

- 18 to 26 Apr

- 9 to 17 May

- 13 to 21 June

- 18 to 26 July

- 15 to 23 Aug

- 19 to 27 Sep

• Deal is valid for a solo traveler or for 1 person based on 2 or 4 people traveling together (twin or quad share), depending on the option chosen

• Customers can purchase multiple vouchers

• Vouchers cannot be combined to extend stay

• Minimum 4 people for a tour to depart

• Note: An average to high level of physical fitness is required for this expedition. Conditions can be hot and at times exhausting in a tropical, rainforest climate

Groupon strongly encourages all travelers to check official advice available at prior to purchasing this deal

Travel insurance not included; customers are advised to purchase appropriate cover after booking

• Read more about purchase options and common Travel Terms here

Standard fine print which applies to all travel promotions

How to Redeem

Must book by: a minimum of 1 week prior to desired departure date

• Email to book:

• State name, preferred dates of stay and Voucher and Security codes

• Attach PDF voucher

• Your booking will be confirmed via email within 48 hours

• Present printed voucher on arrival

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