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Belawan Nature Preserve/Wildlife Refuge

At the entrance to Gunung Leuser National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site four hours north of Medan, Bukit Lawang is famed for its more than 2,500 orangutans. Take a guided orangutan trek through the park or time your visit to coincide with the daily orangutan feedings, which take place at 9 am and 3 pm. You need to buy a permit in the guide office in Bukit Lawang to attend a feeding; bringing a camera costs an additional 50,000 Rp. To reach Bukit Lawang, you can take a tourist bus from Medan (about 100,000 Rp) or hire a taxi.

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Bukit Lawang, West Kalimantan  Indonesia

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