Jungle Trekking Bukit Lawang / Gallery
Guiding experience since 1995
Wawan, the owner of On the Rocks, is one of the senior guides in Bukit Lawang, with a guiding experience since 1995. He opened On the Rocks in 2008 and built up a well-trained guiding team.
In the jungle we provide a well equipped campsite with camping tents, self-inflating mats, pillows and blankets. Taking care and respecting the nature, all rubbish will be carried out of the jungle.
Certified jungle trekking guides
The English speaking guides are certified by the local ITGA-HPI (Indonesia Tourist Guides Association – Himpunan Pramuwisata Indonesia) and have excellent knowledge of plants and animals living in the rainforest.
Be prepared to see lots of exotic animals such as orang-utans, gibbons, peacocks, monitor lizards, hornbills, elephants and tigers in their natural habitat. We organize an unforgettable trek for you.
You will explore the jungle in a small group to ensure an unforgettable jungle trekking adventure. We need a minimum of 3 persons in a group, maximum is 7 persons. We do our best to complete the group if you travel alone or as a pair.
The right jungle trek for you
We offer different treks, starting with short treks that take a few hours up to one day. Overnight treks are a great way to get deeper into the jungle and become part of nature. If you want the big jungle trekking adventure, we can offer you long term treks that take up to seven days.
The price for our jungle trekking offers is based upon the official price of the Indonesia Tourist Guides Association. We will also take care of everything you need in the jungle:
- Delicious food and fresh fruits to provide you with energy for walking into the wild.
- Tents, mat/pad, pillows and blankets for comfortable sleep in the jungle.
- Well-versed and enthuisiastic guides to answer all your questions about jungle life.
Start the jungle trekking tour in Bukit LawangThe rainforest of Gunung Leuser National Park covers almost 8000 km² of North Sumatra and is inhabitatet by a wide variety of wild animals. For some it is the last natural shelter on this planet which makes it our duty to preserve it as good as possible.
Bukit Lawang lies at the edge of the Gunung Leuser National Park and is the perfect place for travellers to start a trek into the jungle.
Help to preserve the Sumatran jungleThe area where you will trek is home to the last remaining population of the Sumatran orangutan. We want to sustain the beauty of nature – not just for us, but also for future generations.
To help safeguard the future of the forest and its wildlife it is really important for visitors to understand the impact their presence can have and what they can do to minimise that impact.
Our guides follow strict rules and our guests need to follow their instructions in every situation:
- don't get too close or feed the animals
- don't litter in the jungle
- don't use the flash of your camera
- don't shout and scream in the jungle
- be respectful to nature, your trekking buddies and our team