ORANG UTAN Bukit Lawang – NORTH Sumatra

The luring gateway to the wilderness of Sumatra | Jungle Trekking.

Bukit Lawang is situated about 3.5 hours drive from Medan downtown and 4.5 hours drive from Kuala Namu International Airport – North Sumatra.

The tranquillized Bukit Lawang located in Gunung Leuser Sumatra National Park. It is a small village and very famous for the Sumatran Orang Utans, the rarest and last primates that still exist on earth where you can only find them in Sumatra and Borneo Kalimantan.

The nature sustainability ecosystem in Sumatra with moderate climate throughout the year and its fertile soil damped jungle where inevitably gives the fortunes to the existence of Sumatran Orang Utans in the wilderness to survive with the other typical endemic Sumatra flora’s fauna’s.

Discover INTERESTING THINGS to DO and SEE around Bukit Lawang | North Sumatra Holiday Destinations.

Popular activities to do and see around Bukit Lawang – North Sumatra;


  • Half Day Orang Utan Jungle Trek.
  • 1 day Orang Utan Jungle trek.
  • 2 days 1 night Orang Utan Jungle trek.


River tubing is also another attractive thing to do during your stay around Bukit Lawang while giving yourself relax on the tube let it flow back to the the doorstep of your room.

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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