small but super spicy team
Sumatra Orangutan Trekking team
trekking guide manager
Dony is a jungle super star in his own way and an ecological guide. His knowledge of the jungle is unquestionable. With more than twenty years experience as a jungle trekking guide in Bukit Lawang, Dony can talk endlessly about the plants and animals during jungle trekking. Dony has a big respect for nature, so jungle trekking is not only a job for him; he also loves to spread the message about how important our environment is and how we need to take care of it. Dony has many talents beside being a professional jungle trekking guide—he’s also a good guitar player and not so bad as a great singer.
Brema has lived in Bukit Lawang all his life, and knows the surrounding jungle like the back of his hand. Young, energetic, and full of life, he always has a big smile for his customers and is always ready to lend a helping hand. Brema has great skills at spotting wildlife in the jungle and has Tarzan-like strength. Brema always wants to provide the best service for all of his customers during their jungle trekking trips. His favorite saying is “Keep smiling.”
Five star jungle
Ongat is a native of Bukit Lawang who grew up 2 km from Bukit Lawang. He developed an interest in cooking at a young age, and as his natural talents for using different ingredients to create delicious meals grew, so did his reputation as a fantastic jungle chef. If you choose more than one day of jungle trekking with us, Ongat will prepare authentic Indonesian meals for you using secret recipes passed down through the generations by his family. In addition to being a great cook and having an infectious smile, which is why we call him Mr. Good Looking and Good Cooking!
Eco Workout jungle instructor
Meet Dedek, our Eco Workout enthusiast, instructor extraordinaire, and nutrition expert! With a decade of Muay Thai experience and as a master coach at a top MMA center in Medan, he’s the ultimate fitness guru. But Dedek’s passion truly shines when he’s in the jungle, conducting Eco Workout sessions that utilize nature’s elements. Born and raised in Bukit Lawang, Dedek is also deeply committed to spreading the message of environmental care. Besides his fitness expertise, Dedek has extensive knowledge of nutrition and can provide guidance in that aspect as well. And did we mention he’s an incredible guitarist and singer too?
Eco tours that support the nature & the local community
At Sumatra Orangutan Trekking, we offer unique and sustainable jungle trekking tours in Bukit Lawang, Indonesia. Our passion is to provide our guests with an authentic experience of this beautiful region while preserving the surrounding environment and communities.
Our tours are led by experienced and local guides who know the area and its treasures better than anyone else. They will take you on an exciting journey through this biodiverse jungle, where you can experience the amazing wildlife including orangutans and other wild animals in their natural habitat.
We believe that traveling should be sustainable, that’s why we take care of nature, communities and local cultures. We use food from local areas and take good care of the area during our tours. Our goal is to give our guests a genuine and authentic experience, while helping to protect this beautiful area.
Moreover, when you book a tour with us, 10% of the proceeds go to children in Bukit Lawang who can’t afford to go to school. These funds help them get an education and eventually find jobs that will enable them to support themselves and their families when they grow up. Additionally, we also support single mothers who are struggling financially. By choosing Sumatra Orangutan Trekking, you’ll not only have a great experience, but you’ll also be making a difference in the local community.
At Sumatra Orangutan Trekking, we are proud to offer eco-friendly tours, and we look forward to sharing our passion and love for this amazing area with you.