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5 Do’s and Don’ts When Jungle Trekking in Bukit Lawang

These are the do’s and don’ts when doing jungle trekking in Bukit Lawang 1. Listen to your guides Our guides are well trained and now the jungle from the back of their hand. They take care of everyone’s safety so it is important to listen to them while in the jungle. 2. No feeding or touching of wildlife We know…

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Things you need to bring when doing jungle trekking

If you want to do jungle trekking in Bukit Lawang, you must bring the following things: Jungle trekking can cause some unplanned situations – from weather changes, to exhaustion or health issues. Therefore it is better to be prepared for everything. Here is a packing list for jungle trekking in Sumatra. Try to make your luggage as light as possible.…

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Bukit Lawang Jungle Trekking History

History of jungle trekking in Bukit Lawang In 1973 two zoologists from Switzerland established an orangutan rehabilitation centre in Bukit Lawang. It sounds crazy, but orangutans were (and sometimes still are) held as pets throughout Indonesia, and the centre was founded to to reintroduce them to the jungles. It was funded by the WWF and Frankfurt Zoological Society. The centre…

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