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3-Day Orangutan Trek (w/ stay in Roomy Guesthouse & Camping) by One Thousand Hills

Low carbon footprint
Support local business
On-the-ground prices


Private trip
5 days 4 nights
A three day trek in Gunung Leuser National Park jungle spotting orangutans, swimming in hotsprings and traversing a river, with half day of travel and night stay at the guesthouse before and after the trek.

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One Thousand Hills

Basic English
5 years experience
One Thousand Hills is one of the newest guesthouses in Ketambe and one with the most comfortable accommodation. Joseph, the owner, is meticulous about maintaining his property as well as taking care of his guests. His staff are also wonderful cooks!


Prices start from USD$115.94 per person Prices start from IDR1.705.000
Prices may differ based on no. of travellers. Please select no. of travellers in the booking form to see the final adventure price.


Please note that this is a sample itinerary and may be subject to change depending on weather conditions.
Day 1: Medan - Ketambe

Today you will arrive in Ketambe, where your adventure begins!

  • Morning: Pick-up from airport, depending on arrival timing
  • Evening: Dinner, spend the night at the guesthouse in Ketambe
Day 2: Ketambe - Gunung Leuser National Park

Today you'll get to see a variety of animals in their natural habitat!

  • Morning (8am): Begin trek in the jungle, spotting of orang utans, monkeys, gibbons, and birds
  • Afternoon: Arrive at campsite, lunch, continue trek in the jungle
  • Evening: Return to camp for dinner
Day 3: Gunung Leuser National Park

Apart from enjoying wildlife, you'll also get to soak in a nice hot spring!

  • Morning: Breakfast, begin trekking
  • Afternoon: Lunch, hot spring
  • Evening: Fishing, dinner
Day 4: Gunung Leuser National Park - Ketambe

Today you'll return to Ketambe for an overnight stay.

  • Morning: Trek out of the jungle after lunch
  • Afternoon: Return to Ketambe for an overnight stay in guesthouse
Day 5: Ketambe - Medan

Today you'll be returning to Medan.

  • Morning: Depart Ketambe for the drive back to Medan

What's included

  • Return transport from Medan
  • 2 nights accommodation in river side bungalow at One Thousand Hills Guesthouse, with breakfast
  • 2 nights camping in the jungle
  • English speaking guide
  • Porter(s)
  • Leech socks
  • Meals during the trek
  • Meals and drinks outside the trek

Where you'll be staying

Bed Types
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Breakfast
  • Breakfast
Bed Types
  • Double Bed
  • Wifi (Common Area Only)
  • Cold Shower
  • Ensuite Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Breakfast
  • Coffee/Tea

Transport Information

Return transport included

Pick-up Time
Pick-up Point
Your hotel or airport in Medan
Drop-off Time
Drop-off Point
Your hotel or airport in Medan
Transport Notes

As it's a long drive, the pick-up time should ideally be in the morning.

What to bring

Basic first aid kit
Comfortable trekking pack
Dry bag
Dry bag
Head lamp
High-energy snacks (optional)
Light and quick-dry clothing for hiking
Money (no ATM)
Mosquito repellent
Rain gear
Sleeping bag liner (optional)
Sweater for overnight
Toiletries (including towel)
Walking shoes

Important info

Booking Policy

Bookings should be made at least 2 days before the desired start date. If you require an earlier booking, please contact us and we would be happy to help!

Flexible cancellation policy

The adventure can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. If the adventure is cancelled more than 7 days before the adventure start date, the adventure will be fully refunded as well. Cancellations within 7 days of the adventure start date, will not be eligible for a refund, unless your spot is booked and completed by another traveller. If your spot is booked and completed by another traveller, a full refund will be processed within 14 days of the adventure start date.

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Earliest available 18 Oct 2019
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USD$243.10 x 1

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Prices from USD$115.94
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