Upon arrival, you will be pick up by our guides and transfer you to the hotel. Our guide will give a brief for the whole program and check the gear.
Take the morning flight to Medan. And then continue by vehicle to Kedah Village. But it’s a very long way. Total 12 hours. We will stop at Kutacane in Nangroe Aceh Darussalam province. It takes 6 hours from Medan to Kutacane. We will stay overnight in Kutacane and then continue the next morning for another 6 hours to Kedah Village. Lunch en route. Stay overnight in homestay at Kedah Village.
Day 4Kedah, Green Sinabuk-Simpang Angkasan
The trek will start from the jungle gate called Green Sinabuk at 1,555m. We will go through dense jungle from the start. Hope we can see wildlife along the trek. It’s a 9 hours trek. Simpang Angkasan located at 1,525m. Make a camp and stay overnight here.
Day 5Simpang Angkasan-Jambur-Puncak Angkasan
Going uphill to Jambur. The trek will be quite tough due to dense vegetation and mostly because the vegetation is dominate by rattan trees. Puncak Angkasan or Angkasan Summit is located at 2,891m. 7 hours trek to Puncak Angkasan and stay overnight.
Day 6Puncak Angkasan-Simpang 21-Lintasan Badak
Another 7 hours trek to a place called Lintasan Badak. We will go along a ridge until Simpang 21 annd then entering an area that dominated by cinnamon trees. Stay overnight at Lintasan Badak.
Day 7Lintasan Badak-Blangbeke
Not far from Lintasan Badak, there’s a place called Bukit Perpanji. We will stash some of our logistics here for the journey back. Then there’s a long climb until Blangbeke. Trekking time is between 8-10 hours.
Day 8Blangbeke-Kolam Badak-Bivak
After Blangbeke, we will enter the moss forest. After that we will cross three streams and a river 10 m wide called Alas River. Three hours walk and we will arrive at a place called Kolam Badak, which is the area where the Rhino wallow. It’s an open space so we can see the vicinity of Mount Leuser area. We continue the journey going uphill again for 6 hours until Bivak Camp. Stay overnight.
Day 9Bivak-Bivak Kaleng-Bivak Batu
From here, we go up and down the hills and valleys towards a place called Bivak Kaleng, which can be done in 6 hours walk. Bivak Kaleng is an area on the top of small hill. Continue walk for an hour to Bivak Batu where we will make camp tonight.
Day 10Bivak Batu-Padang Savana-Puncak Loser
The slope is not too steep after Bivak Batu. 5 hours to Padang Savana or the same word in English, Savanna. This is the last camp before the summit.
Day 11Padang Savana-Puncak Loser-Puncak Leuser-Padang Savana
From Padang Savana, we are going uphill for 1,5 hours until Puncak Loser. This is the highest peak (3,404m). After that we can explore the summit ridge area. Going to other peaks, Puncak Leuser and Unnamed Peak. To get there will take 6 hours. There, we can see the stunning view of Mount Leuser National Park area. Back to Padang Savana and stay overnight.
Day 12Padang Savana
We stay one more day here. We can explore other area or just relax and rest before going back down to Kedah Village.
Day 13Padang Savana-Bivak
Descend to Bivak camp.
Day 14Bivak-Lintasan Badak
Descend to Lintasan Badak
Day 15Lintasan Badak-Simpang Angkasan
Descend to Simpang Angkasan
Day 16Simpang Angkasan-Kedah
Descend to Kedah Village. Arrive in the afternoon. Stay overnight in the homestay.
Day 17-18Bivak Batu-Padang Savana-Puncak Loser
Going back to Medan. Stop for a night again at Kutacane. Next morning continue to Medan and flight back to Jakarta. End of expedition.