We spent a lazy day in Bukit Lawang learning how to carve wood and met a fuzzy little animal in the process.
We finished off our jungle trek with an exhilarating rafting trip down the river. Crazy fun!
Branching off the Bohorok River is a smaller, calmer river; Landak River. It’s a perfect spot for swimming and barbecuing!
Gunung Leuser National Park in North Sumatra is home to many wild animals but is well known as a fantastic place to spot orangutans. For around $60 you can embark on a one day guided hike through the jungle. Here is a short video of our trek in 2015.
Indonesia has so much more to offer than cheap resorts and beaches crowded with Australian tourists. We went north to the island of Sumatra to spend some time in the jungle with our hairy, distant relatives.