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EcoTravel Bukit Lawang

Jl. Besar Orangutan | 20774 Bukit Lawang/Bohorok, Bukit Lawang 20774, Indonesia
+62 81370 895186
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Ranked #1 of 22 activities in Bukit Lawang
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Adventure is the base of our activities, but fairness is the heart of our vision! We are specialists for an ecological and responsible way of... more » Owner description: Adventure is the base of our activities, but fairness is the heart of our vision! We are specialists for an ecological and responsible way of travelling, individual jungle trekking, outdoor adventures and cultural trips in North Sumatra. Pack your backpack and visit Bukit Lawang, Tangkahan, Berastagi, Lake Toba or Pulau Weh! « less
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Viby J
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I booked a 2 day trek with one night in the jungle. I was picked up from my Medan hotel and driven to Bukit Lawang. Kempar was there waiting and took us to the hotels. Next day we went into the jungle and we saw 4 orangutans and 2 babies. It was absolutely amazing. Our guides were great. They new... More

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South Australia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
22 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

With Air Asia coming to Adelaide they had some cheap launch fares which we found irresistable and hence looked at what destinations were on offer and Medan was one. After some research on the net we came across Eco Travel website and liked what we saw. With the help of Christina we ended up with a great itinerary which fitted... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We did a 5-day jungle trek as par of a package that included transport to and from the airport and accommodation in Bukit Lawang at either end of our trek. This was a custom package for us, and it was organized efficiently. Things went incredibly smoothly from pick-up at the airport until we were dropped off. The whole EcoTravel team... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

Remeber to book in advance since its a popular tour operator. The whole experience was perfect, well worth the money. Guides where very professional and respected the nature as it should be. If you want to experience the orangutangs and other wildlife in Bukit lawang area this is your best bet. I recommend going with your own posse so you... More

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San Carlos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Eco Lodge in Bukit Lawang was a lovely place to stay, well kept and clean. The two-day trekking in the jungle was excellent organized and become a lifetime memory. We saw many orangutangs, lizards, turtles and birds. Food was very tasty and beautifully serverd. I really recommend this tour if you love nature and enjoy using your body instead of... More

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Warrnambool, Victoria, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

My partner and I just returned from Sumatra. We booked through EcoTravel and they were excellent. We loved it so much we will be returning again next year. The Jungle Inn in Bukit Lawang is amazing which is where we chose to stay. Upon arrival we were met by Kembar the manager of EcpTravel and he attended to our every... More

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Ohain, Belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We had an amazing 10 days in Sumatra with Sumatra Eco travel in July. Its been so hectic since we returned we have only now got time to give feed back. Christina was amazing responding immediately to my many emails and organising a tailor made trip for our family including volcanoes, jungle and elephants. Amazing to see so much wildlife... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

EcoTravel is the best organized team there - we spent 3 days at Bukit Lawang incl. a jungle trip with overnight stay in the jungle. Everything necessary is provided by EcoTravel, no hidden costs, skilled and experienced guides, very small groups, always taking care - absolutely reliable. Also possible to book tours - we booked transfer to Lake Toba with... More

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Rijswijk, The Netherlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

In the back of our room, there it was the jungle. So much to see and experience. Amazing experience to treck to this wilde jungle, full of different monkeys and get in touch with the ourang outan. The bats cave is also quite an experience, especially if climb very deep inside. Concerning the lodge, the room, very simple, very cold... More

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Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Absolutely amazing time, great food and fun, and a lovely town to go around after the trek for relaxing over a few beers. Thanks very much to everyone at EcoTravel, we really enjoyed the trip and will be back again with more friends.

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