Sibayak Volcano And Bukit Lawang Trekking Trip

Trip Highlights

  • Orangutan
  • White Water Rafting
  • Trekking Bukit Lawang National Park
  • Charming Panorama as you ascent and descent Mount Sibayak

Descriptions

Bukit Lawang is about 3 hours drive by car from Medan. Its main attractions are the Orangutan rehabilitation center, crossing the Bahorok River and climbing steep, jungle-clad hills. It is located at the South of the Mount Leuseur National Park.

Sibayak Volcano
3.23 N, 98.52 E
summit elevation 2212 m
Stratovolcano

Sibayak volcano is located 40 km SW of Medan in northern Sumatra. It is adjacent to the town of Berastagi.

A second peak called Mt Pinto forms a twin volcano. Sibayak has a 900 m wide crater which has deposits from Pinto on the northern rim. The western crater wall has a gap through which lava has flowed from a central plug.

Sibayak complex consists of Singkut caldera and volcanic cones such as Sibayak, Pintou and Prategtekan.

Sibayak Geothermal Field
The field at Sibayak was the first to be developed commercially in Sumatra. It is located at an elevation of between 1400 and 2200 m above sea. Sibayak field has a liquid-dominated reservoir with the highest temperature of 280 deg C located beneath the eastern flank of Mt. Sibayak. Strong solfatara activity is found at the summit and hot springs on the southern slope. There are ten production wells with a capacity of 25 MWe.

The trip package are fully organized combination of adventure, leisure, ecotourism, and safety. We organized the trekking trip for individual and at small group maximum of 10 persons to maximize service and safety for all participants.

Trip Itinerary

DAY 01: ARRIVAL MEDAN – BUKIT LAWANG
Arrival at Kualanamu International Airport Medan drive to Bukit Lawang with stop at Crocodile farm, and several Plantation for Rubber and Palm oil arrival at Bukit Lawang check in to hotel.

DAY 02: BUKIT LAWANG TRAKKING LEUSER PARK.(OVERNIGHT TENT or SHELTER) B.L.D
After breakfast at hotel then walking trough the bank of the river and crossing the river by traditional canoe and walking up the jungle to see the Orangutan on the their feeding time. After feeding the Orangutan tracking throuhg the Leuser National Park, walking around Leuser National Park is the time to experience many kind of flora and fauna as well enjoy the song of birds and Siamang, The Black Gibbon, and overnight in tent or shelter.

DAY 03: CONTINUE TREKKING RETURN TO HOTEL (B.L)
After breakfast prepared by tour guide continue trekking, today is full day walking and explore the rain tropical forest with their wild life living in their natural habitat. Afternoon return to hotel.

DAY 04: FULL DAY WHITE WATER RAFTING ( B.L.)
After breakfast drive by mini bus to Wampu river and arrival at starting point, starting your white water rafting adventure. During the rafting, the excellent opportunity to see the bird and wild life as white enjoying the two mild rapids. Arrival at waterfall at the bank of the river enjoying your shower and lunch will be provided afternoon arrival at the point stop enjoying coffee break before driving back to hotel.

DAY 05: BUKIT LAWANG – BRASTAGI ( B )
After breakfast drive back to Medan and continue drive to Brastagi on the way stop at Sikupikap hot spring, arrival at Brastagi visit Batak Karo traditional village at Peceren, fruitmarket, Gundaling Hill and afternoon check in to hotel.

DAY 06: SIBAYAK VOLCANO CLIMBING – MEDAN ( B,L )
After early breakfast drive to the slope of Sibayak Vulcano and then start climbing to Sibayak Volcano, where approximately at noon arrival on the top of Sibayak, after take a rest and enjoy it the view, start tracking back to Brastagi via different route where you will arrive at Lau Debuk-Debuk hot spring and you can enjoy swimming on the hot spring pool and then drive back to Medan, arrival at Medan check in to hotel.

DAY 07: HOTEL – AIRPORT. B
After breakfast transfer to Airport for your flight to next destination.

What to Carry During The Trekking
  • Backpack /day backpack
  • Rain clothes
  • Long pants, shorts
  • T-shirts, shirts
  • Underwear, socks
  • Comfortable trekking boots, good socks for the trekking.
  • Sunscreen, hat to protect from the sun
  • Personal medicine
  • Swimsuit
  • Passport
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Camera
  • Binoculars
  • A good head lamp or torch
  • Enough plastic bags where you should pack all your clothes to protect them from the water / rain
  • Water bottle
  • Additional clothing you may want
  • Sleeping bag & Sleeping mat (Since we can only provide simple mat in the tent, if you want to use sleeping bag or sleeping mat, you have to provide it by your own).
What’s Included
  • Medical Kit
  • Comfortable Well located Camping area
  • Expert Bilingual Local Guide and porter
  • Entrance fee USD 17 / person / Day
  • Meals as stated on The Trip Itinerary
  • Private air conditioned vehicle
  • Tents, Sleeping mats, Sleeping bags, cooking equipment while camping.
  • Accommodation
  • Entrance Fee, Donation
  • Round Trip Airport Transfer

What’s not Included

  • Items of a personal nature such as laundry, postage, alcoholic beverages, etc
  • Meals before and after trek
  • Domestic and international flights
  • Additional transport required due to any emergency situation
  • Visa fee
  • Departure Taxes
  • Tips and Gratitude