Minggu, 07 November 2010

expedition adventure jungle track in bukit lawang

Tourist information/Indonesian nature guides association welcome to bukit lawang north Sumatra Indonesia.

                 VYCA GUIDE IN BUKIT LAWANG CONTACT NUMBER :+6281386686060

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•  Early morning pick up from Medan by    public transport or privately chartered car    or bus.

•  Drop off belongings at a recommended    guest house if staying overnight.

•  Lunch and afternoon visit to the feeding    platform

•  Return to overnight accommodation or    return transport to Medan if required.

(Itinerary may alter according to your pick up time from Medan)

For the Budget Traveller

To keep down your costs we can arrange for you to be met in Medan and accompanied back to Bukit Lawang by public bus transport. We can also arrange for accommodation to suit a range of budgets.

Overnight trekking

For a more authentic jungle experience we can arrange for you to trek and camp in the jungle for 1 night or more if you wish.

Durations and costs are flexible according to group size. Please contact us for more information.

jungle track in BUKIT LAWANG


Duration: 07 DAYS / 06 NIGHTS
Day 01 : MEDAN  - BUKIT LAWANG Arrival at Polonia 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.
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 Orang Utan on the their feeding time. After feeding the Orang Utan 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. (B,L,D)
Day 03 : CONTINUE TREKKING  RETURN TO HOTEL After breakfast prepared by tour guide continue tracking, today is full day walking and explore the rain tropical forest with their wild life living in their natural habitat. Afternoon return to hotel. (B,L)
Day 04 : FULLDAY WHITE WATER RAFTING 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. (B,L)
Day 05 : BUKIT LAWANG - BRASTAGIAfter 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. (B).
After early breakfast drive to the slope of Sibayak volcano 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 Brastagu 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. (B,L)
Day 07 : HOTEL - AIRPORTAfter breakfast transfer to airport for your flight to next destination. (B)
• Accommodation based on twin sharing
• Air-conditioned transport
• Daily breakfast, 3x lunch, 1x dinner,
• Trekking ( included local guide, porter, tent and camping equipment)
• Rafting (included rubber boat, captain, life jacket and rafting equipment)
• Entrance fee
• English speaking tour guide
• Air fare
• Airport taxes
• Insurance
• Donations
• Tips and all personal gratuities
• Daypack
• Good and comfortable trekking shoes
• Comfortable suits and T - Shirt
• Sandals/slippers
• Warm cloth
• Rain coats
• Flash light
• Binocular, Camera
• Personal medicine and first aid kit 

resting place in the rain forest of Bukit Lawang.
guarantee 100 percent of the luxury five star hotel
and 100 percent comfortable that makes you eliminate body fatigue.
dinner is available for lovers of taste,
dinner with the sounds of nature that might invite to your taste,
and has a food menu a la Bukit Lawang.

bahorok is only small part of the 9000 square kilometer or 900.000 hectare of Mt. leuser national part. the magnifi
bahorok is only small part of the 9000 square kilometer or 900.000 hectare of Mt. leuser national part. the magnificent afforesting of this part have become famous throughout the world as the harbor some of the most endangered and rare species on earth for example Sumatran rhinoceros, orangutan and rafflesia the largest flower in the world. the part is inhabited by animal like the great Argus pheasant,elephant,Sumatran tiger,and as many as seven species of primates one of which is siamang which has an impressive, far-reaching vocal display. the agile and pretty face thomas leaf-imonkey and long tailed macaques are also commonly see.
in total the part lists 285 species of bird, 90 of mammals,reptiles and 35 of amphibians. the part-flora contains some 3500 plant species and on each hectare of the lowland forest you can find amazing 60-130 tree species.
geological there are several limestone formation along the foothills of the mountains, some with the beautiful caves long ago these were coral reps which have since been uplifted from the sea at rate of few millimeters per year by the process of colliding ocean floors and drifting continents. these infinitely slow collision and the enormous forces involved have led to the formation of high mountain and volcanics zones, only some 1800 years ago, during glacial times, the peaks of the park Mt.leuser, Mt. Kempis and others, were still covered by glaciers snow and ice sea level at that time was more than 80 m lower than at present and the islands of Sumatra,Java,and Borneo then formed one huge land mass which was connected via Malaysia to the Asian mainland.

The current situation

Unfortunately the Gunung Leuser ecosystem, which extends beyond the boundaries of the National Park, is seriously threatened. Environmental groups are concerned that rapidly expanding palm oil plantations, partly driven by ambitious plans for biofuels, are damaging the country's rainforests. Ironically, biofuels are likely to speed up global warming as they have encouraged farmers to burn tropical forests that have absorbed a large portion of greenhouse gases.

Greenpeace says Indonesia had the fastest pace of deforestation in the world between 2000-2005, with an area of forest equivalent to 300 soccer pitches destroyed every hour. We hope that our local initiative can add to the momentum towards local people conserving their own environments through enhancing an appreciation of wildlife and ‘wild' environments through education and work opportunities for the local people.

Jungle is fully inclusive of the local population. Our viability depends on the knowledge of our people as well as the natural and cultural environment. We also hope that by exposing tourists to the beauty of the rain forest and the current issues we can also generate outside support and contribute towards highlighting the plight of Sumatra 's rainforests before it is too late.

Until 1996 Bukit Lawang in North Sumatra was the location of an Orangutan rehabilitation centre. The centre was forced to close its doors to new arrivals because the centre could not accommodate the ever growing number of Orangutans. Later conservation strategies recommended against the re-introduction of ex-captives into wild populations, due to the threat of disease. The Orangutans rehabilitated in this period and their off-spring still remain in the jungle around Bukit Lawang.

A feeding platform was built in the jungle to aid their survival in the wild. Many of these semi-wild Orangutans and their off spring still frequent the feeding platform. There is also the occasional wild visitor.

The Orangutans are fed twice a day on bananas and milk. It was believed that a bland diet would encourage the rehabilitated Orangutans to search for a more varied diet themselves in the jungle.

It is possible for visitors to Bukit Lawang to visit the feeding platform and view the Orangutans.

Responsible Tourism

Jungle follows a strict code of non contact with the orangutans. Getting too close to an orangutan increases the risk of passing on disease and viral infection, which jeopardises the semi wild orangutans chances of survival and in turn the health and survival of the wild orangutan population in this area.

We ask our guests to keep at least 10 metres away and to move away if an orangutan approaches.

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