ORANG UTAN SUMATRA | Bukit Lawang


Sumatran Orangutan Bukit Lawang

The Wild Orangutans in Indonesia are distinctively found throughout Sumatra and Borneo (Kalimantan) jungle. The populations of world’s largest mammal ‘Orangutan’ have got drastically declined in both jungle of Sumatra and Borneo (Kalimantan) over the last decades.

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The giant ape Sumatran Orangutan in Bukit Lawang Indonesia

BUKIT LAWANG | Gunung Leuser National park.

The widespread of orang utans on Sumatra Island itself are commonly found around Gunung Leuser National Park, especially at Bukit Lawang, Ketambe and Tapanuli.

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Female Orangutan gurading her cub in Gunung Leuser National Park Sumatra Indonesia

Discover Orangutan Sumatra in Bukit Lawang

Bukit Lawang is one of the perfect places to witness the interesting wild life of orang utan in North Sumatra region. Having seen wild Orangutans in real time would surely be such a remarkable and unforgettable experience in your life as the orangutan species are currently in critical danger and in the edge of extinction which approximately 10,000 Sumatran orangutans left in Sumatra.

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Explore Bukit Lawang jungle to discover Orangutan Sumatra

Orangutan JUNGLE TREK Sumatra

There are many options to be able to see orang utans by jungle trekking. Such as 3 hours, 5 hours or 1 day even 2 days 1 night jungle trek around Bukit Lawang Jungle (Gunung Leuser National park).

Besides seeing Orang Utans in Bukit Lawang Jungle, you might also be able to see some other animals. Some common species frequently glimpsed in the wilderness of Bukit Lawang Jungle – Gunung Leuser National Park, such as ;

  • Orang Utan
  • Long-tailed Macaque
  • Southern Pig-tailed Macaque
  • Squirrel
  • Thomas leaf monkey
  • Black Gibbon / Siamang
  • Silver leaf monkey / Simpai / Lutung
  • Monitor Lizard
  • Python
  • Hornbill
  • Asiatic soft shell turtle
  • Slow Loris
  • Peacock
  • Flying squirrel
  • Lesser Mouse-Deer

Other existence of Sumatra endemics rarely encountered:

  • Elephant
  • Honey bear
  • Rhino
  • Clouded Leopard
  • Tiger


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