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Bukit Lawang Hotel – Home 5750723 B&B

  • 8 bedrooms
  • 20 sleeps
  • 1 night min stay

B&B / 8 bedrooms / sleeps 20

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  • Ask owner if suitable for children
  • Pet friendly

Description from owner

Description

We are offering a variety of outdoor activities such as jungle trekking in the Gunug Leuser National Park, hiking through caves, wild-water-raffting also volcano climbing in Berastagi, tours on a peninsula in the largest volcanic lake in the world (Lake Toba) and tours through the snorkel and divers paradise on Pulau Weh. With us, individuals can make their own travel just by telling us in a mail what you like to do and we organise your individual tour for you, or choose one of the packages offered, loving couples enjoy romantic days and low budget travelers having unforgettable moments.

We put our creativity and passion in that project to organize unforgettable and amazing moments for you and show you our beautiful nature – you will never forget that!

Location description from owner

The Sumatra region

The region was long in the shadow of the powerful sultanate of Aceh. This has Islamized

We are offering a variety of outdoor activities such as jungle trekking in the Gunug Leuser National Park, hiking through caves, wild-water-raffting also volcano climbing in Berastagi, tours on a peninsula in the largest volcanic lake in the world (Lake Toba) and tours through the snorkel and divers paradise on Pulau Weh. With us, individuals can make their own travel just by telling us in a mail what you like to do and we organise your individual tour for you, or choose one of the packages offered, loving couples enjoy romantic days and low budget travelers having unforgettable moments.

We put our creativity and passion in that project to organize unforgettable and amazing moments for you and show you our beautiful nature – you will never forget that!

Location description from owner

The Sumatra region

The region was long in the shadow of the powerful sultanate of Aceh. This has Islamized the area in the 15th century. Only with the occupation of the Netherlands was the plantation economy developed and expanded what led to the end of the 19th century an economic boom. During the Second World War the island was in Japanese hands and became independent only in 1945.

Bukit Lawang

INFORMATION ABOUT NORTH SUMATRA
Geography
North Sumatra is a region of indonesia's biggest island called Sumatra. It borders Aceh in the northwest and Riau province in the southeast. It has an area of 72.981 km2. The capital of the province is Medan (International Airport Kuala Namu), that is located in the east of North Sumatra. Volcanic formations characterize the surface. The most famous is the Lake Toba, 5 hours away from the International Airport, which was created by a enormous volcanic eruption about 74.000 years ago. Along the western and eastern coasts extend coastal plains, which are partly marshy and partly fantastic beaches.
History
The region was long in the shadow of the powerful sultanate of Aceh. This has Islamized the area in the 15th century. Only with the occupation of the Netherlands was the plantation economy developed and expanded what led to the end of the 19th century an economic boom. During the Second World War the island was in Japanese hands and became independent only in 1945.
The Nationalpark
North Sumatra is famous for the Gunung Leuser Nationalpark (TNGL). In 1980 an area of 1.094.692 hectars established by the indonesian government as an nationalpark. The UNESCO established the TNGL in 1981 as a Biosphere Reserve and in 2004 as a World Heritage Site. It is proven to be the last natural habitat of Sumatra Orang Utans and is considered highly endangered. Beside Orang Utans there is a number of animals and plants that are typical for the Gunung Leuser Nationalpark and you only can find in that region.
Bukit Lawang
is a small tourist village at the bank of Bahorok River in North Sumatra province of Indonesia. Situated approximately 86 km north-west of Medan Where you can stay at Hotel and Accommodation
Bukit Lawang is a small village situated 90 kilometers the northwest of Medan, the capital city of North Sumatra, Indonesia.
Bukit Lawang is most famous for being a site to Easily spot semi-wild orangutans convenient statistic tourism facilities. Bukit Lawang is situated at the eastern side of the Gunung Leuser National Park.
In 1973 a Swiss organization set up an orangutan rehabilitation center in Bukit Lawang. The purpose of the center was to rehabilitate orangutans released from captivity. The rangers at the center teach the orangutans all the Necessary skills to survive in the wild. After an intense period of quarantine, readjustment to the natural habitat and reintegration in the (semi-) wild population, the orangutan is released back into the jungle. All orangutans released are still monitored by the rangers and they still provide them with supplementary food at the feeding platform Become until they are fully self reliant.
In the years after the arrival of the rehabilitation center found more and more tourists Reviews their way to Bukit Lawang and it Became one of the most popular destinations in Sumatra
Berastagi
(meaning “rice store”) is a town and sub-district of Karo Regency situated on the crossroads on the main route linking the Karo highlands of Northern Sumatra to the coastal city of Medan. Berastagi town is 70 kilometers south of Medan and about 1,300 meters above sea level. The village rose to significance when Dutch settlers in Sumatra opened a boarding school there in the 1920s.
The main economic activities in Berastagi, centers on the colorful fruit and vegetable market and on tourism. Berastagi is famous for its passion fruit. The main Attractions of the town are the two active volcanoes; Mount Sibayak, with its hot springs, and Mount Sinabung. Each mounts can be climbed in one day trip, but guide is needed.
Berastagi Fruit Market.
The town is Also a stop on the way to Lake Toba. The dominant ethnic and linguistic group is Karo Batak.
Berastagi is 11 km from the capital of Karo Regency government in Kabanjahe.
Lake Toba
Lake Toba is an immense volcanic lake covering an area of 1,707 km² (1,000 km² bigger than Singapore) with an island in its centre.
Formed by a gigantic volcanic eruption some 70,000 years ago, it is probably the largest resurgent caldera on Earth. Some studies say it might have been associated with causing previous ice age/climate change and the largest human population bottleneck ever. Genetic estimates suggests that there were only a few thousand individuals that survived its catastrophic eruption.
The island in the middle – Pulau Samosir – was joined to the caldera wall by a narrow isthmus, which was cut through to enable boats to pass; a road bridge crosses the cutting. Samosir island is the cultural centre of the Batak tribe who are now mostly Christians.
Lake Toba was perhaps once more popular than it is nowadays, It is a great laid back place to chill out for a few days after jungle trekking

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Amenities

  • Mountain Views

Access

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

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About the owner

Ucok K
Calendar updated::
28 Jan 2015

Languages spoken: English, Dutch


This B and B has 8 bedrooms, 0 bathroom and sleeps 20. It’s been listed on Holiday Lettings since 25 Jan 2015. Located in North Sumatra, the average weekly rate is £84.

The property’s calendar was last updated on 28 Jan 2015.

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