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Back to Nature Ecotourism

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here for 4 nights in January 2018, the first 4 days of the year to be exact! And it was the perfect getaway! Petra was prompt in responding to my email queries. They arranged my transportation from Medan to Bukit Lawang at RP650k,...More

1  Thank BonkersExplorer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a splendid time in Bukit Lawang and the ease of arrangements at Back to Nature played a large part. From the pick-up service at the airport in Medan to all of the help arranging activities (jungle trek, river rafting) to the great food...More

1  Thank egjb2014
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for 3 nights when we first arrived . We wanted that deep jungle experience . Even if you don't want to stay ... DO THÉ WALK !!!! It is the best hike from the edge of the town. Have lunch . Or...More

Thank zuni P
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Our family of four stayed in the cottage overlooking the main section. The location is fantastic for those who want to be close to nature and don't mind the (scenic) 40 minute walk to Bukit Lawang. We loved the setting, proximity to the sounds and...More

Thank Iwasheremo
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Having limited time in Sumatra, I picked this place to maximize our time IN the jungle. I was not disappointed! I expected the beauty and grandeur of the rainforest, but the big surprises were how incredible the staff is, how delicious the food was, and...More

1  Thank Amy B
Response from Aca A, Owner at Back to Nature EcotourismResponded 2 October 2017

Dear Amy, thank you very much for your visit, we appreciate your positive review and we are happy you enjoyed your stay! See you again soon and take care.

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Breakfast Available
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US$20 - US$36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Badgie18
29 December 2015|
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Response from Nick D | Reviewed this property |
Dear Badgie, Thank you for reading my reviews, you can find all information of Back to Nature on adding the name of the guesthouse and Bukit lawang on google search. I cannot give you a website link here on... More
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devines02
28 March 2015|
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Response from Rachel W | Reviewed this property |
Please contact the Back to Nature Guest House for an accurate response. I believe it is about a 30 minute walk on flat terrain but they would know for sure!
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Daphne P
18 November 2014|
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Response from EisBaer | Reviewed this property |
The cost of a room is IDR 300,000 per night, which includes breakfast. The cost of other meals, like lunch or dinner, is about IDR 40,000-50,000 each. Drinks are IDR 15,000-20,000 each, more for beer or alcohol. A private... More
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"Bungalow and chalet are a *real* climb up the hill, away from kitchen, river, etc."
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"The best views are in the separate bungalow on the hill. Very recommendable!"
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"The outside rooms with large windows are worth paying a bit more!"
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"I recommend the rooms with river/garden view"
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