Discover the village Bukit Lawang with our local guide. We will show you the real Sumatra especially Bukit Lawant. Our English speaking guide tell you a lot about the local life, work and culture. During the way we stop at several places where we explain you process of growing rice, home made brown sugar, tofu and tempeh and learn about different kind of plants around the village.

After that we will continue way for take local lunch and drinking fresh young coconut.

Enjoy 😊

Info about trip

Price and basic info

  • start: 09:00 AM
  • finish: 01:00 PM
  • duration: 4 hours
  • min.: 2 persons
  • max.: 6 person
  • price: 350.000 IDR/person

What you can see

  • rice field area
  • rice mill
  • how to make brown sugar
  • how to make tofu
  • how to make tempeh
  • + local lunch with drinking fresh young coconut

What is included

  • English speaking guide
  • tuk-tuk (becak)
  • local lunch with fresh coconut
  • entrance to all places

What to bring

  • good walking shoes
  • water
  • camera/phone/powerbank (during the way you can see so many nice places)
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We would like to promote and introduce the authentic Indonesian cuisine. This cooking class is for people who love Indonesian food but  not yet familiar with the Indonesian way of cooking. So with this half day activity you get the opportunity to get the real taste of the fresh and authentic Indonesian cuisine. For cooking class you can do 2 different menu of Indonesia food which you like.

Get your own fresh products at the traditional market nearby.  The guide will explain about several products , such as herbs-spices, vegetables and fruits. With these fresh products you will cook a delicious local meal. The local cook will teach you how to cook a traditional Indonesian dish and how to use spices and herbs in the real Sumatran way.

When you are finished cooking you will eat together the meal which you cooked. If you like we will send the receipt to your email!

This cooking class is for the vegetarian and non vegetarian. Let us know if you have any special wishes for food you would like to learn to cook or have any dietary requirements

Price and basic info

  • start: 10:00 am
  • finish: 14:00 pm
  • duration: 3 – 4 hours
  • min: 1 person
  • max: 5 persons
  • price: 300.000 IDR/person


Tangkahan is a hidden paradise. It is the peaceful jungle village where you can heading off road with Local Jeep to Tangkahan about 2 hours drive from Bukit Lawang (one way). It’s a one day trip tour Bukit Lawang – Tangkahan – Bukit Lawang. We start early morning passing by palm oil plantation track and rural areas, a bit bumpy drive but it’s great fun!! Arrive at Tangkahan Elephant Sanctuary. Here it’s your time with the biggest mammal in the world.

Famous for Sumatran elephants and also offers a natural unspoiled environment. Add to the benefit for the local community.

Joining and washing elephant bath and feeding elephant in the Batang River for  1 Hours. The activity will give you amazing experience a unique jungle because you will get up close and personal with elephant.
The elephant will spray you water, great shower!!

After washing elephant we can take some lunch and relaxing and than swimming jumping in Batang river.

Info about tour


900.000 IDR/person

Duration: 1 day (10 hours)
Min. person: 2 person
Start everyday except Friday

Time for washing elephants

  • in the morning at 8.30 am
  • in the afternoon at 15.30 pm
  • close at Friday


  • English speaking guide
  • local guide (CRU/LPT)
  • transport by car/minibus/jeep
  • driver
  • petrol
  • lunch in Tangkahan
  • drinking water
  • permit for the national park Elephant bathing/washing/feeding (up to 1 hours)
  • ticket for crossing the Buluh River
  • stop at hot springs

What to bring

  • clothes for change (after bath with elephants you can be dirty)
  • swimming dress
  • raincoat
  • small towel
  • repellent
  • sun cream
  • sun glasses
  • bag for wet clothes
  • toilet paper (if you need)