Medan Ketambe Jungle Trekking 7D6N – 1N Berastagi, 2N Ketambe, 2N Samosir island, 1 Medan. The Orangutans in Gunung Leuser National Park, precisely in the Ketambe area, Ketambe District, Southeast Aceh, apparently did not feel disturbed by the activities of the surrounding community.
A number of orangutans, including those who are still babies, appear to be hanging on the trunk of a forest mango with an altitude of about 40 meters. In fact, the distance of the tree with the tourist villa in that place is only 20 meters.
The location is right on the banks of the Alas River which is often used for white water rafting. According to residents the orangutans are in Ketambe every time the fruit season arrives. After that they move to another place. “There are no disturbing people here, so the orangutans do not feel disturbed. They also usually hang from one branch to another without fear of people.
Besides orangutans, when do Ketambe jungle trekking, other animals that often appear around here are monkeys and deer, and sometimes Sumatran tigers at night.
How to Reach Ketambe ?
Firstly, please take flight to North sumatra. Medan is the capital city of this province. The airport name is Kuala namu international airport ( KNIA ). Many domestic flight come in from around indonesia. If from Bali, you can take Garuda airlines, Lion air, City link, Sriwijaya air. Means every single hour you can fly to Medan North sumatra with affordable price. It is aproximately in IDR 1. 200.000 / way ( in USD 92 / way ).
From Medan can direct by van about 10 hours. But normally we stay and overnight forst in Berastagi. From Berastagi about 6-7 hours by van. If you are picked up in the morning in Medan, so we can go straight away to Ketambe, then on day 1 stay and overnight there.
Tour Programme Medan Ketambe Jungle Trekking 7D6N Berastagi Lake Toba Trekk
MEDAN 7 DAYS 6 NIGHTS ITYNERARY :
DAY 1 : KNIA AIRPORT – BERASTAGI ( D )
Upon arrival at kualanamu international airport medan pick up by our driver and drive to berastagi more less 3 hours. Enroute visit hotspring in Raja berneh village. Then continue to Berastagi about 40 minutes. Visit flower and fruit market, replika shwedagon pagoda temple, Gundaling hill viewing Sibayak volcano, Sinabung volcano to see lava flow, and foto stop. Overight in Berastagi.
DAY 2 : BERASTAGI – KETAMBE ( B D )
Breakfats in Hotel, Check out from hotel berastagi and go directly to ketambe more less 6 hours journey check in hotel in ketambe.
DAY 3 : KETAMBE FULLDAY TREKKING ( B D )
Days 3 of Medan Ketambe Jungle Trekking 7D6N after breakfast. We go jungle trekking explore ketambe see wild orang utan, gibbons, monkey, deer, and kind of birds, afternoon return to hotel. Free programme.
DAY 4 : KETAMBE ACEH – SAMOSIR ISLAND ( B D )
Early morning after breakfast, check out from hotel. The trip continue to Samosir island in Lake toba via sidikalang and tele. Enroute stop in tele to enjoy panorama fantastic view of lake toba, afternoon arrival in lake toba then check in hotel in Lake toba Samosir island.
DAY 5 : SAMOSIR TOUR ( B D )
Breakfast in hotel, fullday explore Samosir tour visit king sidabutar tombstone, Sigale gale batak dance, Ambarita village see stone chair. white sand beach, Tomok batak village, afternoon return to hotel and free by own.
DAY 6 : SAMOSIR ISLAND – PARAPAT ( B D )
Breakfast in hotel, check out, then continue to horbour in tomok waiting ferry cross to Parapat by slow ferry about 45 minutes. You can enjoy the time during in the ferry till reach Parapat. Then continue to medan city, enroute stop in Siantar city and toilet time in Paten shop. See the Kwam im temple. Go to Medan passing the Rubber and oil plantation about 5 hours. Arrive in Medan, after dinner you can enjoy durian medan ( by personnal ), then check in hotel.
DAY 7 : HOTEL – AIRPORT ( B )
After breakfast, free on leisure until time transfer to the Airport. But if your flight in the noon we can hunt for souvenirs first.
Tour Medan Ketambe Jungle Trekking 7D6N End, see you on next holiday.
TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDED :
- Private transport
- Hotel accomodation 6 Nights
- Meals as in itynerary
- Professional driver cum guide / Tour guide english speaking
- Ranger in Ketambe
- Entrance fees
- Daily mineral water
- Ferry Samosir – Parapat
TOUR EXCLUDED :
- Personnal expenses
- Tipping driver / Guide
- Optional tour.