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Gunung Leuser National Park (GLNP) Restoration Program

Background: The Orangutan Information Centre (OIC) was founded in 2001 by a group of Indonesian conservationists, and partnered with the Sumatran Orangutan Society (SOS), to raise awareness of environmental and orangutan conservation issues amongst local communities. The Gunung Leuser National Park (GLNP) restoration program is a local community development project managed by OIC aimed at [...]

Gunung Leuser Ecoturism Development Program (GLEDP – Update)

Bukit lawang and Tangkahan are ecotourism places which have special interest both for Sumatran orangutan and elephant. Uncontrolled tourism activities resulted a threat to the existence of flora and fauna in GLNP. OIC then planned a program to minimize that threat as to make Bukit Lawang as an ecotourism area benefits to all sides of [...]

Guidebook to the Gunung Leuser National Park

SOS and OIC have produced a detailed guidebook to the Gunung Leuser National Park. This guidebook is intended to be used by anyone entering the Gunung Leuser National Park (GLNP). Whether a licensed guide or a first-time visitor, you will find a wealth of useful information to enhance your experience in the park, making it [...]