The Bohorok Orangutan Centre at Bukit Lawang, Bukit Lawang

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Established in 1973 as a home for ex-captive orangutans, The Bohorok Orangutan Centre at Bukit Lawang has since played an important role in the readjustment of these animals to the wild after captivity. Here you can visit them and observe how they live in what is close to their natural habitat. No longer a rehabilitation center for orangutans, the site now acts as an area for tourists to be taken on guided treks through the national park, where sightings of the orangutan are common. It is important that no physical contact is made with the animals, as orangutans are highly susceptible to a number of human illnesses. To visit The Bohorok Orangutan Centre at Bukit Lawang and get the most from your holiday in Bukit Lawang, create itinerary details personal to you using our Bukit Lawang trip builder.
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  • Amazing experience. We must have seen around 10 orang utans, most are semi-tame, and they were actually quite bold, coming very close to us and even trying to (and succeeding in) stealing our fruit...  more »
  • We travelled with Trailfinders. The organisation was superb. We had a guide for our 3-day stay called Gandar who was very knowledgeable and thoughtful. A ranger called Ayub was assigned for the Orang....  more »
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