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Our Address

Jungle Tribe
Orangutan Street / Jalan Orangutan
Bukit Lawang
Kabupaten Langkat
Sumatera Utara 20774


+62 (0)822 9453 1619


How to get to Jungle Tribe

Tranfers from Medan and Car Hire

Jungle Tribe is located in the village of Bukit Lawang next to the stunning primary rainforest of Gunung Leuser National Park in North Sumatra. The beautiful village of Bukit Lawang is the gateway to the National Park and the usual stop over point for people wanting to trek into the rainforest. We are a 3 hour drive from central Medan, the capital city of Sumatra and a 4 hour drive from Kuala Namu airport.

Transfers from Medan can be arranged in our specially adapted mini bus, with seats removed to allow extra leg room. Our mini bus can accommodate groups of up to 6 people. It is air conditioned, comfortable and spacious on a long journey.

We can also provide Western standard car seats (Britax and Graco) and booster seats for children aged from approximately 1 to 12 years of age.


Pickup from Kuala Namu airport or Medan central to Bukit Lawang $60 USD / 750,000 IDR

Public Bus

For those wanting to immerse themselves fully in Indonesian culture there is the option to take the public bus to Bukit Lawang from Medan. It is not possible to take a bus direct from the airport.

Please contact us and we will provide detailed instructions.

Explore Sumatra

Car Hire

Sumatra is hugely diverse in culture and topography. It is the largest island that is entirely in Indonesia and is approximately twice the length of the UK. It spans across the equator, encompassing rainforest, volcanoes, pine forests, lakes, waterfalls, verdant meadows, padi fields and beaches.

Hiring a car and driver is the best way to experience and journey around the highlights of the island. Our car and driver are available to hire for longer trips so that you can explore more of Sumatra at your own leisure. We can also assist with pre-booking accommodation and activities, if required.

Please contact us for more information on costs for car and driver hire to any of the following destinations in Sumatra:

  • Tangkahan

  • Berastagi volcanoes

  • Spiso Piso waterfall

  • Lake Toba

  • Sibolga (The gateway to Nias Island)

  • Singkil (The harbour town from where you can get to the Banyak Islands)

  • The Equator

  • Bukit Tinggi

  • Padang (The gateway to Siberut Island / Mentawai)

  • Gunung Kerinci National Park

  • Ketambe

  • Banda Aceh (The gateway to Pulau Weh island)

  • Berastagi volcanoes