Let your travels have a positive impact- choose an ethical company

Sumatra Orangutan Discovery offers ethical and sustainable jungle trekking and tours in Bukit Lawang  and North Sumatra. 

By choosing to trek with with us you will not only discover Sumatra's unique and endemic wildlife but we ensure fair trade policies and community based tourism. 

We offer a variety of eco-friendly jungle treks for all ages and levels of fitness. With our experienced guides you can learn more about the Sumatran orangutan.  

Are you a couple or a solo traveler? Then check out our Private Wildlife Treks and North Sumatra Tours.

We are passionate about preserving the Gunung Leuser National Park while also supporting the local community.

All our English-speaking guides are fully certified, as well as being a wealth of information on the jungle flora and fauna.

We follow the ethical jungle guidelines set by the Indonesian Tourist Guides Association.

Find out how we are working to protect the environment and how you can help too. 

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Our service

We provide:

Certified experienced guides


Great communication and support for your trip

Fair trade policies

Regular staff training


Our treks include;

Fresh locally sourced foods Vegetarian or vegan options.

All necessary meals in the jungle

Fresh fruit

Guiding fee

Entrance permit to GLNP

Tent/ bedding and mosquito net


Low impact and ethical 

No feeding or animal calling 

No wildlife touching

Community based tourism

Reduced use of single-use plastics


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Sumatra Orangutan Discovery

Bukit Lawang, Sumatra



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