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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  • Well worth the visit it is a jungle area with all sorts of wildlife this is an open range zoo. We saw a large male in the trees that came down to us as well as a mother and young on the platform. As w...  more »
  • in the park they go with you on Kiss but the Orang Utan that still live in the wild and here you see different species of monkeys still under way
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  • Wonderful to here the jungle and various monkeys. First of all we came the Thomas Leaf Monkeys. This beautiful monkeys are only found on Sumatra. Then we saw the orangutans come closer slowly lured by carrot and banana which our guide. A very special experience
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