Orangutan or other name is mawas is a kind of big ape with long sleeves and has reddish or brown fur, which live in tropical forest of Indonesia and Malaysia, especially in Kalimantan and Sumatera island.

The term “orang utan” is derived from the Malay word, ie ‘person’ which means man and ‘utan’ which means forest. Orangutans include two sub-species, namely Sumatran orangutans (Pongo abelii) and orang utan kalimantan (borneo) (Pongo pygmaeus). What is unique is that orangutans have close kinship with humans at the level of kingdom animalia, where orangutans have a 96.4% DNA similarity rate.What is an Orangutan ?

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For the past 6 years, Bukit Lawang Travel has provided travel information and solutions for travelers with a variety of budgets and needs.

With extensive knowledge and experience of trekking, climbing, caving, rafting…

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Lost in the depths of Sumatra, Bukit Lawang is a small riverside town built beside the rain forest of the vast Gunung Leuser National Park.

Home to the orangutan, one of the most endangered species in the world, found only in Sumatra and Kalimantan, Bukit Lawang (‘gateway to the mountain’) is situated 90 kilometers northwest of Medan, the capital city of North Sumatra, Indonesia…

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Our primary concern is the well being of all animals and their natural habitat. We care about the ecological footprint we leave behind.

Bukit Lawang travel Ecotourism Concept

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Indonesia offers short stay visa free facilities for tourists from 169 countries.Valid for 30 days, the visa is non-extendable and cannot be transferred into any other type of stay permit..

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Sumatra has a good road network and transportation system so you should face very few problems when travelling on the island.

From KUALA NAMU International Airport Medan.

ALS buses leave directly from Kuala Namu airport to Binjai city …

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Most of the rooms and guesthouses in Bukit Lawang are situated close to the Bohorok River with great views over the river and the surrounding jungle..

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Home of the orangutan, some of the most biodiverse flora and fauna in the world, exotic and diverse wildlife and breathtaking scenery, Gunung Leuser National Park offers unmissable trekking experiences, all easily accessible from the riverside village of Bukit Lawang.

Come and experience the magic of Sumatra with us.

Our affordable hassle-free packages includes accommodation, transport, guide fees and meals. We do the hard work of planning your trip so you don’t have to, allowing you to have more free time to relax.