About us

Sumatra Adventure Holidays is a locally owned trekking and tour company that reinvests its profits in the communities it visits. Running for over 7 years, our tour operator Jaka is the vice president of the local guiding association, setting the highest standard and being an exemplary member of the community.  We have a strong partnership with Care Sumatra, an Australian NGO, who together with  Jaka demonstrate the importance of protecting and conserving the Gunung Leuser National Park and provide communities with viable and sustainable alternative employment opportunities.

Sumatra Adventure Holidays is committed to sustainable and responsible eco-tourism, partnering with local businesses to provide stability for the community and preserve the jungle. We are a founding  member of the Pack for a Purpose International Program providing communities and schools with necessities and we offer local volunteer programs and reforestation projects on the borders of the Gunung Leuser National Park. We to partner with two active conservation sites on the borders of the Gunung Leuser National Park, Batu Kapal Conservation and Hutan Subur. These initiatives are critical for the survival of the endangered orangutans and other wildlife in the region. We offer volunteer programs at either site as well as luxury jungle accomodation.  Both sites under the Care Sumatra Australian NGO and the Indonesian Yayasun/ Foundation Peduli Lingkungan Peduli Untuk Anak, of which Jaka is the Chairman of.

We are proud members of Pack for a Purpose, an initiative that allows travelers like you to make a lasting impact in the community at your travel destination. If you save just a few kilos of space in your suitcase and take supplies for the projects we support in need, you’ll make a priceless impact in the lives of our local children and families. Please click here to see what supplies are needed for our project/projects.

Hi, I’m Jaka and your tour operator and owner of Sumatra Adventure Holidays.  I grew up in Bukit Lawang, exploring the jungle from a very young age. This is my home and I have strong passion for the preservation of its future, conservation of the species who we share it with and giving hope and new possibilities to the local community. I am the Vice President of the local guiding association and my highly trained team and I will take you on a journey of a lifetime, filled with fun, adventure and unforgettable memories. I’m excited to meet you and show you this unique part of the world !
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