Bukit Lawang tour packages & holidays

Bukit Lawang as a tour and holiday destination

Bukit Lawang, Indonesia is a small town located in the Gunung Leisure National Park, North Sumatra. This is just 90 kilometers away from the capital city and it is known as a breeding place for orangutans.  Every year, thousands of tourists flock into this town and get to see orangutans living freely in the wild. To visit this tourist destination, hopping on a taxi from the airport to Pinang Borris is recommended. Then, ride a minibus and get off at Gotong Royong. The Gotong Royong is just 5 minutes away from the Bukit Lawang and so a long walk or a motorcycle ride can be considered.

Things to do in Bukit Lawang

Bukit Lawang has an Orangutan Viewing Platform and the tourists can learn more about these mammals with the help of the park rangers that work there. The feeding of orangutans can also be observed daily at 8:00 AM and 3:00 PM. Aside from visiting the orangutans, visitors can also do jungle trekking with a park guide. This is a great place for families to bond as well as friends that want to experience a unique adventure. Other activities include tubing, visiting the bat cave, visiting the rice fields, and many more. Restaurants and bars are also available for the guests to enjoy.

Best time to visit Bukit Lawang

Many shops are open only on weekends and most of them offer necklaces that are made from coconuts as coconuts are used to create a variety of items here. The locals do not accept credit cards so it is a good idea to have cash on-hand when visiting this place. Bukit Lawang is in a tropical country so the weather is warm all year, but the best time to visit is from May to September since it is the dry season. Bukit Lawang is certainly a place to visit for holidays, attractions, tours, and many others. This place offers a different kind of adventure during a holiday tour that every visitor will always remember.


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