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Best experience, respect for animals, huge jungle knowledge

Joseph is the guide you we're looking for. Affordable, reliable and with a great amount of the... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2015
Harry D
via mobile
Very good

We had a really nice trip! And learned a lot about the jungle. We slept 1 night in the middle of... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2014
Mark t
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20 Mar 2015
“Best experience, respect for animals, huge jungle knowledge ”
4 Jul 2014
“Very good”
Bukit Lawang Holiday is one of several journeys in Bukit Lawang, which has been providing best services to its customers. stout we've done and many of the various countries in the world.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Bukit Lawang Rd, North Sumatra, Bukit Lawang 20774, Indonesia
+62 821-6888-8970
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Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

Joseph is the guide you we're looking for. Affordable, reliable and with a great amount of the flora and fauna in te jungle of the Gunung Leusur National Park! We did a 3-day jungle trek with tubing for 80eu a person. Great fun, good walks...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2014

We had a really nice trip! And learned a lot about the jungle. We slept 1 night in the middle of the jungle what was actually quite nice. In the morning we woke up and went for rafting.

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank Mark t
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Josef and his laughter, enthusiasm and knowledge of the jungle made my 2 day trekking in Bukit Lawang so much fun. During our trip we spent the first day trekking much of the day stopping to see 7 orang utans (2 babies), gibbons and many...More

Date of experience: April 2014
2  Thank sabrina c
Reviewed 5 February 2014

My wife and I went to Bukit Lawang for 3 nights. We didn't have anything prearranged or booked, so when we arrived via shuttle bus we walked up the road/sidewalk for a while until we found Rainforest, saw the rooms and stayed there. We knew...More

Date of experience: January 2014
2  Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 4 December 2013

I was taking my 5 city friends from Jakarta to have fun in Bukit Lawang village. In a short time research, I found BL holiday and did not regret. We went to Orangutan feeding point in the morning, and continue approx 5 hrs trekking around...More

Date of experience: November 2013
2  Thank finar403
Reviewed 23 August 2013

My wife and I spent around a week in Bukit Lawang. We met Josef on during the long walk up the hill and he told us he was a guide and offered to carry my wife's bags, showed us around and took us to the...More

Date of experience: June 2013
2  Thank GaryZombie
Reviewed 6 August 2013

All the guides will tell you they're like Mowgli, but Josef definitely was. We saw twelve orangutans in one day, several of which were wild, and Josef was very happy for us to just stand there for ages gawping or do more walking as we...More

Date of experience: June 2013
2  Thank shall84
Reviewed 30 July 2013

My first experience with Indonesia was Bukit Lawang, and it was the most beautiful trip in my 6 month journey! To see the orang-utans, was one of my dreams. Josef is a very helpfull, friendly guide. He helps you with everything you need.

Date of experience: August 2012
3  Thank Marjolein B
Reviewed 29 July 2013

Joseph is the best guide you could find in the whole indonesian forest ! If you want to experience the true jungle, to understand the forest, to see the Orang-Utans, to feel the nature and to speak with a local, this guide is for you....More

Date of experience: May 2013
2  Thank Maroussia B
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This was one of the most amazing experiences of our 4 months in SE Asia!! Josef is a very good guide who can tell you so many things about the nature of the jungle. You can see the animals in their natural habitats. We were...More

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank Claire K
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