Category: Bukit Lawang Center of ecotourism

New Toilet Facilities In Bukit Lawang
October 10, 2018October 10, 2018
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New Toilet Facilities In Bukit Lawang

Bukit Lawang is one of the most famous tourism destinations in the world that can give the visitors a guarantee to see orangutan every day. Despite its famous, Bukit Lawang has many things to improve to meet the international standard of ecotourism spot.  From the public road to the related facilities such as public toilet...

Hosting an Eco-tour Trip, OIC Supports the Local People with Additional Income
April 16, 2018April 16, 2018
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Hosting an Eco-tour Trip, OIC Supports the Local People with Additional Income

“Ecotourism is about enjoying the nature as it is. The beauty of the pristine forest is something that everyone has to respect and appreciate” – Panut Hadisiwoyo This week is another remarkable week for OIC. We are humbled to have Orangutan Odyssey, a travel company that dedicated all of their tour package involving the forest...

Biodiversity App training to Bukit Lawang Guides
March 2, 2018March 2, 2018
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Biodiversity App training to Bukit Lawang Guides

“Ecotourism is defined as a responsible travel to natural places, which conserves the environment and sustains the well being of the local people” Bukit Lawang, as one of the most popular orangutan viewing in North Sumatera, has many potential biodiversities that can be used as the tourism charms rather than relying on orangutan as the...

New Canopy Trail in Bukit Lawang Orangutan Viewing Centre
January 28, 2018January 28, 2018
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New Canopy Trail in Bukit Lawang Orangutan Viewing Centre

The new beginning of 2018 is such an important start of the new development of Bukit Lawang Orangutan viewing Centre, as a new facility of a canopy trail is officially launched. Gunung Leuser National Park authority has been starting the construction from last year and it was finished at the beginning of January 2018. This...

When Fruit Season Often Being a Conflict Season
December 16, 2017December 16, 2017
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When Fruit Season Often Being a Conflict Season

Fruit season is awaited season for local farmers who live in the villages of Bahorok subdistrict as mostly they grow Durian as their fruit crops. This season is such a special season as a Durian tree only fruiting once in a year. Quite a long time for them to wait for sure.     However,...

Professional Training for Guides in Bukit Lawang
September 15, 2017September 15, 2017
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Professional Training for Guides in Bukit Lawang

    Bukit Lawang is a prominent nature tourism site located in Leuser forest in North Sumatera. As the matter of fact, Bukit Lawang is the only place in Sumatra which offer possible viewing of semi-wild orangutans in natural habitat. From 2001-2015, Bukit Lawang has been visited by an average of 5400 foreign visitors and...