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What an experience!

It was my first time in Sumatra and first in the jungle. My partner booked this for me for my... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Kerrie M
Norwich, United Kingdom
via mobile
Out of this world!

We travelled throughout Indonesia for our holiday and decided on Bukit Lawang as a place we could... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Leeds, United Kingdom
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If you are looking for some adventure, we offer a range of jungle treks and tours from Bukit Lawang, in Gunung Leuser National Park North Sumatra. We also provide tours to other locations in Sumatra. Our Guides are all local and we are proud of all...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Jl. Orang Hutan | Kec. Bohorok, Kab. Langkat, Bukit Lawang 20774, Indonesia
+62 812-6099-8236
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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

It was my first time in Sumatra and first in the jungle. My partner booked this for me for my birthday and it certainly was a unique way to spend it. We took part in the 3 day trek with our guide Omano. If you...More

2  Thank Kerrie M
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We travelled throughout Indonesia for our holiday and decided on Bukit Lawang as a place we could see a part of the world away from the normal tourist trail. The communication with Treksumatra from the very start was excellent and they will answer any questions...More

Thank paulbarber88
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Our trek experience was awesome, and we had pretty high expectations going in due to the reviews! The airport pick up and transfer to our accommodation was seamless. Long drive, but that's where the jungle is 😊. Bukit Luwang is a super comfortable place to...More

Thank derekpsmith
Reviewed 29 July 2018

My girlfriend and I had a superb time trekking with Trek Sumatra. Our guides, Baba and Marcel were knowledgeable, good fun and took great care of us. Robet, who was managing, was really helpful and welcoming too. Upon landing in Sumatra, we were picked up...More

Thank Richard C
josiepez99, Owner at TrekSumatra, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Thank you for your comments, we appreciate your time and it will be very helpful for future guests. It sounds like there could be some better communication from the guide with regard to trekking time on subsequent days and we will follow up. We wish...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We went on the best and the most inspiring trek in Sumatra jungle with two Young guides called Bram and Holanda. They gave us the best stay and experience in the jungle. The service was the best, 5 out of 5 stars, and if we...More

Thank kasillu
josiepez99, Owner at TrekSumatra, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you, we are happy that you enjoyed your trek :)

Reviewed 14 June 2018

Generally, the experience was fun, the jungle is stunning, so it's hard not to enjoy yourself walking around it for hours. Our guides were very friendly and polite, cooked us very nice food and made sure were ok at all times. I do think they...More

1  Thank Tourist1308
josiepez99, Owner at TrekSumatra, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2018

We had followed up with a direct message to the poster on June 17, but have not yet received any information. We also posted a previous Management response hoping the user would also see that, saying: Response from josiepez99, Owner at TrekSumatra Response Published —...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

We booked a 3 day/2 night trek with rafting back. We were picked up from the airport and then the 5,5 hours long drive through Medan to Bukit started. Not fun in that traffic! We got lodged in the Suma Guest House, which is in...More

1  Thank Anna C
josiepez99, Owner at TrekSumatra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hello Anna Thank you for your comments. I would like to clarify a few things for the benefit of other visitors. We are happy you enjoyed your trek and yes it can be difficult depending on fitness level and/or experience trekking in this type of...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

After consulting with different agencies we decided to take the 4 days jungle trek with TrekSumatra due to the fast and easy communication in English and the competent impression we had from them. We booked a package with pick-up and drop-off from/at the airport, which...More

Thank Anna G
josiepez99, Owner at TrekSumatra, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your experience, we appreciate it and we will share your comments with the staff. We also agree with your comments re the sleeping mats. You are definitely roughing it in the jungle, but it is...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017

Our 5 days trek with TrekSumatra was a truly once-in-a-lifetime experience. Imagine being led from waterfall to mountaintop to riverbed through the jungle with rare birds, orangutans, Monitor lizards and other astonishing flora and Fauna. That might be enough for a really cool trip but...More

Thank rachnach
josiepez99, Owner at TrekSumatra, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Ah thank you for this lovely write - up! We somehow missed sending our thank you earlier, our apologies. We hope you will make it to Bukit Lawang again!

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We did a 2-day trek with Firman. We were trekking with our two daughters, age 5 and 9, so the company also sent along two assistant guides, which proved to be indispensable during the really tough uphill and downhill parts of the trek. I cannot...More

Thank elana74
josiepez99, Owner at TrekSumatra, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Thank you for such a nice review, we appreciate your time and detail. Especially for those trekking with children, it is so useful for parents to share comments and experiences, as we know there can be some extra concerns in this regard. We are so...More

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