We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Orangutan Experience

Features Animals
Open today: 07:00 - 23:45
Review Highlights
Amazing jungle experience

Booked a day in advance, got picked up at 5AM in Medan and arrived at around 8AM at Bukit Lawang... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michelle d
Don't hesitate

Go for it, as you really only come upon an experience like this very few times in your life. Tough... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Eamonn R
via mobile
Read all 41 reviews
All photos (100)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent96%
  • Very good4%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“amazing trek”(2 reviews)
“great trip”(2 reviews)
“lake toba”(3 reviews)
Welcome to Orangutan Experience Tours! Imagine an enchanting riverside village on the edge of the jungle where you can spot wild animals living in their natural habitat. A place where you can explore, relax, enjoy and experience nature, together...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 07:00 - 23:45
See all hours
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Proyek Mawas Street | bohorok North sumatra, Bukit Lawang 20774, Indonesia
+62 812-4676-5864
Reviews (41)
Filter reviews
26 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsamazing trekgreat triplake tobahis teamethoshabitatcookknowledgegibbonsorangtentcompanynatureenvironmentanimalsutantrekking
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 26 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a day in advance, got picked up at 5AM in Medan and arrived at around 8AM at Bukit Lawang. Rintu was waiting for us there and set us up for breakfast and told us the guide would be there shortly. We booked a joint...More

Thank Michelle d
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Go for it, as you really only come upon an experience like this very few times in your life. Tough in places, sweaty, wet, sticky, but all this means nothing as you look around you with a child's eye, full of wonder and amazement, as...More

Thank Eamonn R
orangutanexperience, Manager at Orangutan Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Dear Mr Eamonn, Thanks so much for the great review for us. we are really happy you and your wife enjoy the experience in Bukit Lawang with us.this mean a lots for us. hope to see you someday and enjoy traveling. Warm Regards Orangutan Experience...More

Reviewed 21 February 2018

It was memorable for all the right reasons that I could never foresee. This was a spontaneous journey to meet the orangutan before humanity kills what remains in it's natural habitat. Imagine an economic trip with an outdoor tropical toilet where they, yes two of...More

1  Thank Susie T
Reviewed 31 December 2017

I truly recommend Rintu's ecotourism travel tour agency for touring in Leuser National Park. We were so well taken care of and their ethic for environment protection and preserving of the natural habitat of orang utan was also very evident from day 1. Pak Rintu,...More

5  Thank JPRodrigue
Reviewed 20 November 2017

I did this trip with Saga. All in all it was very good. Lots of travelling between hotels, but accommodation was always good. People lovely and staff and tour rep brilliant. Did a lot of research before I went but found I didn't need leech...More

3  Thank brandyboots
orangutanexperience, Owner at Orangutan Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Dear Mr or Ms, really happy to hear you hade a wonderfull time there, but i think you wrotte this review in the wrong place. we are bassed in NortH of Sumatra not in Sipilok. Kind Regards Rinto Arian

Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

I’ve been wanting to see the Orangutans in their natural habitat for years now. When I arrived in Bukit Lawang, I had no idea what company to go with. Fortunately, luck lead me to Rinto’s locally owned company, “Orangutan Experience.” He takes pride in his...More

4  Thank Lindsaybuck
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We were looking for an organization the do a jungle trek with, that most importantly would also respect and preserve the environment. We stumbled our way on to Rinto's website and booked a 4 day jungle trek with him. What we experienced was beyond our...More

6  Thank Nimiol
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Booked a 3d/2n trip with Orangutan Experience. The information received beforhand was detailed and allowed us to properly prepare the trip. We arranged airport pickup as public transport to Bukwit Lawang is not the most evident. Once arrived we were escorted to Sam's Bungalow (ask...More

3  Thank Yorick V
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

We have done a trekking with Orangutan Experience in July 2017. The booking, some months in advance, was handled very good. We received all the required information beforehand. The trekking itself was really very good. Our guide (Thirman) was very knowledgeable about nature. Of course...More

5  Thank Vincent L
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I have been there alone and I really didn't know what to expect but all I found was much better than any expectation I could have,all the people involved in the organization were really friendly and ready to help, they looked after me in a...More

8  Thank Cristian L
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Orangutan Experience staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines