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Tangkahan Elephant Adventure

Tangkahan Elephant Adventure

Tangkahan Elephant Adventure : The Last Population of Sumatran Elephants
Elephant might be found in every jungle of zoo. However, Sumatran Elephants can be found in Bukit Lawang only. Also, it is the rarest animal in the world. Get to know more and ride these tame and largest animals in the world using Tangkahan elephant adventure from Bukit Lawang Jungle tour. As you know that Sumatra Elephants is considered to be around 2000 only and they are in high risk of extinction. If not now, then when? This might be your first and last chance to see the rarest animals in the world only in Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra.

Tangkahan elephant adventure will start in the morning and the starting point is Bukit Lawang. To get into elephant territory, you need about 2,5 hours through road. However, there might be a traffic sometimes caused by motorcycles. You will pass undeveloped and traditional villages. Along with that, you will pass the large and old palm oil plantations. Yes, Sumatra and Kalimantan are famous with palm oil and because of that, many animals lose their lands. With his conservations, animals can live in peace without distraction. From that place, it will take 40 km to get there.

On your back, the route will save you about seven hours of journey via Medan. After arriving in Tangkahan, you won’t see other things beside elephants. You are going to see the last population of Sumatran Elephants in Indonesia and they are one of four subspecies of Asian elephants in the world. You can see them closely, take pictures, observe their behavior and arrange your activities using elephant trek with extra charge. You can ride it with expert and go around the area in certain times. Usually, the elephant trek lasts for an hour trip. You may eat lunch prepared by guide after riding elephant. But don’t worry; your lunch is included to your trip price. Note: itinerary is indicative only, variations are possible due to weather conditions (in the rainy season we may ask you to make an earlier start, but it is not essential as we can continue even in heavy rain) and the characteristics of the group (e.g we can make the trek longer or shorter according to your physical condition).

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