Sumatra Rafting Adventure.

In the rainforests of Sumatra, there are many opportunities to enjoy a taste of river rafting. We offer 3 levels of rafting, from beginner to expert, whether you’re looking for more of a leisurely day out or that ‘adrenaline junkie’ experience, we have a tour for you. 

If you’re more interested in lying back and watching as the scenery passes you by,then ourmost popular tour of the Bohorok river is for you. Don’t get too relaxed though; there are some small rapids to navigate. Suitable for everyone. 

If you’re looking to enjoy a more challenging experience, try our tour of the Wangu river, perfect for those who have previous rafting experience. Rafting adventures bukit lawang day tour Or for those of you who want to experience extreme rapids, our 3 day tour of the Asahan river is recommended for experienced rafters.

Option 1-Bohorok River (Suitable for all levels)

Experience the excitement of the Bohorok river, rafting traditional ‘jungle style’ on large tubes tied together by our expert guides. 

Suitable for all, this tour is more of a gentle, leisurely rafting experience, with a few gentle rapids thrown in for good measure, allowing you time to lie back and enjoy the stunning scenery around you. 

Starting at your guesthouse in Bukit Lawang, you will raft approximately 12 kms downstream, for 3-4 hours, stopping along the way for a BBQ lunch on the riverbank. At the end of your day, you will be driven back to your guesthouse by aircon car or motorbike (depending on group numbers). 

Price : 29 Euros/person.

Includes: Guide and assistant fee, transport back to Bukit Lawang, BBQ lunch, fruit salad, bottle of water.

What to bring

A small backpack with a change of clothes, small towel, medicines, camera + spare battery + memory card (in a waterproof bag), insect rep.


White water rafting

Option 2-Wampu River (Level 3) Rafting adventures

If you’re looking for something a little more challenging, then rafting on the Wampu River is for you. 

You begin your rafting tour in the small village of Marike in Langkat, about an hours drive from Bukit Lawang. Along the way, you will visit hot springs on the riverbank, only accessible by boat, as well as a cascading waterfall where you will have time to swim and relax. This is a full day tour including lunch, time spent at the attractions, and 4-5 hours rafting along 25 kms of river with more challenging rapids.

Price : 3 people or more–70 Euros/person.

Includes: Guide and assistant fee, transport back to Bukit Lawang, BBQ lunch, fruit salad,  bottle of water.

What to bring : 

 A small backpack with a change of clothes, small towel, medicines, camera + spare battery + memory card (in a waterproof bag), insect repellent, sunblock, plastic bag (to put wet clothes in). 

*1-2 people-Please contact us. Where possible, we will place you with other groups to make sure that you do not miss out.


Option 3 – Asahan River (Level 5) Rafting adventures bukit lawang day tour

Our 3 Days/2 Nights tour is not for the fainthearted. Our most intense rafting tour, this is recommended only for experienced rafters. 

Itinerary

Day 01-Transfer to Asahan

At 8.30am, your guide will collect you from your guesthouse in Bukit Lawang and you will spend the day travelling by aircon car to Asahan. The journey normally takes around 10 hours so you will stop regularly for breaks and lunch. On arrival, you will be dropped at your homestay where you will have spare time to relax and explore before starting your adventure on the river the following day.

Day 02-Rafting Asahan Bottom Line

After breakfast, start your big day on the river at Parhitean Village, a 1 hour 30 minute drive from your homestay.

After your team has prepared the raft and equipment, you will be given be a full safety demonstration and instruction, before being driven to the start of your rafting adventure.

Experience 2 -3 hours of whitewater rafting with our professional guide and teams, paddling through challenging waves as you cross Rapid Batu Mamak, and more natural waves at Bedeng, passing beautiful waterfalls along the way. Enjoy lunch together with your guide and teams on the riverbank of the first camp. After you’ve finished your trip, you will be driven back to Parhitean Village to your homestay where you will have time to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

Day 03-Rafting Asahan Upper Line

After breakfast, you will be driven to the upper course of the Asahan river (The International Competition Line).

After your team has prepared the raft and equipment, you will be given be a full safety demonstration and instruction. You will then start your real adventure and feel the power of the river as you raft for 1 hour/3 kms through extreme rapids, finishing at Simatupang Camp, where you will enjoy lunch before being driven back to your accommodation/airport in Medan. Rafting adventures bukit lawang day tour

Price: 2 people or more-98 Euros/person/day.

Includes: English speaking guide, aircon car with petrol, driver, 2 nights’ accommodation at a homestay, rental equipment (helmet, paddle, life jacket), bottle of water, and river guide fee.

Package excludes :

Other meals and drinks where not stated above as included, flights  and insurance.

What to bring :

A small backpack with a change of clothes, small towel, medicines, camera + spare battery + memory card (in a waterproof bag), insect repellent, sunblock, torch, plastic bag (to put wet clothes in).

*1 person-Please contact us. Where possible, we will place you with other groups to make sure that you do not miss out.