Location
  • Indonesia
    • Sumatra
Length
4 - 12 weeks
Program Tags
Adventure Travel
Financial Support
Payment plans
Health & Safety

Program Details

Activities
Animal Viewing
Housing
Guesthouse
Primary Language
English

Pricing

Starting Price
2200
Price Details
Pre-departure video briefing, Airport pick-up and drop off, Welcome and safety briefing, All accommodation, All meals, All tours on itinerary, Our Expedition Leader throughout your stay, Project donation, All adventure activities as listed, In-country support staff, Social activities, 24/7 UK emergency backup, T-shirt
Jan 11, 2023
Sep 10, 2013
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About Program

This 4 week program in the jungles of Sumatra combines volunteering on our unique Orangutan protection project with an amazing South East Asia Island adventure!

Contribute to protecting the endangered Orangutan in one of the oldest and most beautiful rainforests in the world - Sumatra!

Expect to learn the essentials needed to operate in the jungle, tackle human-orangutan conflict, as well as help local farmers to produce organic compost and fertilizer.

This program is currently not being promoted on Go Overseas by its provider. Check with Gapforce for the most up-to-date information regarding the status of this program.

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Impact

Sustainability

We are committed to exert a positive impact on the regions, countries and communities which we visit. For us it is paramount that the local organisations and communities benefit from our cooperation by working with trusted local businesses and project partners who align with our sustainability objectives.

Ethical Impact

We are passionate about travel and the positive impact it has on young people’s outlook and future prospects. Our mission is to help people become global citizens through authentic, socially and environmentally responsible travel experiences which aid self-discovery and personal development.

As a small team, we are committed to providing a highly personalised service from your initial contact right through to your chosen adventure. We achieve this through our dedicated team of program leaders and support staff, all of whom are passionate travellers united by a common purpose to help young people explore the world.

Program Highlights

  • Contribute to a real, frontline (and much needed) Orangutan conservation project.
  • Experience the Gunung Leuser national park - with one of the most concentrated populations of Orangutan in the Southern hemisphere.
  • Learn about the famous Leuser ecosystem and experience the ecology of the Sumatran Jungle first hand!
  • Learn essential skills needed to operate in the Sumatra jungle.

Program Reviews

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k.davies
5/5
Yes, I recommend this program

Wonderful Experience

I felt it was a life-changing experience. I had a great 6 weeks living in the jungle, learning many useful skills. I met some great people and made life-long friends. The local people were also amazing as they were so hospitable and friendly.

What would you improve about this program?
To spend longer on trek.
38 people found this review helpful.

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