Other Activities

Afternoon Optional Activities

  • Mondays to Wednesdays. Assist at Selang Pangeran Jungle School English Lessons. 1pm-3pm preparation of the days English lesson plans. 3.00 – 4.30 pm help teach English to our school children. (motor bike transfer to/from 75.000 IDR each way). Pack for a purpose school supplies donation appreciated
  • Thursday and Saturday 3pm-5pm. Assist at Green school at Gotong Royong with environment and English lessons for the children (motor bike transfer to/from 50.000 IDR each way). Pack for a purpose school supplies donation appreciated
  • Fridays visit traditional rubber, fruit and vegetable market(motor bike transfer to/from 50.000 IDR each way)
  • Visit local Muslim Primary School in Bukit Lawang for a Pack for Purpose program (50.000 IDR pp motor bike transfer each way). School supplies donation please for one class room of 30 children
  • Learn to cook Indonesian dishes with our local cook at meal times
  • Optional Jungle art. Get your inspiration from the jungle, drawing landscapes, mountains, river, animals, jungle scenery. Pencils and art paper provided.
  • River stone sculptures. Stacking and making pebble towers along side the river.
  • Try your hand at fishing Indonesian style!
  • Learn some Indonesian language with our team
  • Take time out to relax, explore and swim in the Landak river

Free-time activities for the weekend

Choose from any of the optional activities below (cost extra)

  1. Full day activity. Walking to the Selang Pangeran Waterfall (easy 1.5-2 hour walk one way. Fitness average), option to help teach the kids English at 3pm at the volunteer English school (Monday to Wednesdays), returning at 5pm by motor bike (price $95 pp includes lunch plus donation for school appreciated) .
  2. ½ day, 1 day, 2 and 3 day jungle treks to Adi Back camp and Batu Gajah camp in the Gunung Leuser National Park (POA, price depends on number of people on trek).
  3. Rock scrambling open caving adventure at Batu Kapal Cave ( 2-3 hours. $45 pp).
  4. Full day hike to waterfall and water holes on the Landak River with lunch ($95 – 3 hour walk each way)
  5. Hot springs day trip by 4wd including lunch ($120pp min 2)
  6. White water rafting full day trip on the Wampu River. 2 hour drive to Wampu River rafting start point in open air pick up truck (cost $195 pp min persons 2. Lunch included)
  7. Day trip to Batu Rongring by 4wd to hike to the 27m circumference tree including lunch ($120pp min 2)
  8. 3 hour motor bike tour of the villages and rice fields, visit cottage industries, rice hulling and drying, palm sugar, tofu, bamboo weaving(price $55 pp).
  9. Traditional massage ($20 pp).
  10. Traditional rice cooking in evening – prepare and cook rice in bamboo over fire ($20 per person)
  11. Bonfire and guitar in evening if not raining.
  12. Donate and plant a tree as part of the Batu Kapal Reforestation Program (donation $15 per tree with proceeds going back to the conservation program)

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