Orangutan literally means ‘Man of the Forest’, and little wonder!
Where is Indonesia Orangutans?
The orangutans are the two exclusively Asian species of existent great apes. Native to Indonesia and Malaysia, orangutans are currently found in only the rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra.
Indonesia Orangutan habit
Orangutans are the most great apes which spend most of their time in trees. Their hair is typically reddish-brown, not brown or black hair like chimpanzees and gorillas. Males and females are different in size and appearance. Orangutans are highly intelligent with ability to reason and think. This large, gentle red ape is one of our closest relatives, sharing 98% of our DNA. Orangutans are part of the great ape family, so they don’t have a tail and tend to be larger and heavier than monkeys. Great apes also have a bigger brain and can use tools, such as sticks, to help them get food to eat or leaves to make a sunshade or umbrella.
Tour to see Indonesia Orangutan
There are many tours packages to take visitors to meet Orangutans, one of the human’s closest living relatives in animal kingdoms. You will see they’re living free at their natural home in Camp Leakey, Tanjung Harapan and Pondok Tanguy stations inside the misty rain forest surrounded by proboscis monkeys, macaques, gibbons, birds including the giant hornbills and other exotic flora and fauna. The tours packages are designed for many different types of peoples with the big consideration of the safety and the impact to the environment, including building awareness of ecotourism and working side by side with local community around national park. It is packed in different adventures level. From very soft adventure such as boating up the river for orangutan tour and dayak mahakam river experience to the challenging adventure trip of a cross borneo and many more to offer.
Activities during trip to see Indonesia Orangutan
Enjoy the delight candle light dinner at upper deck under the star while you will be entertained with natural music orchestra from the Rainforest animals. You might wonder that the forest is never sleep. Begin the great day to visit orangutan in the morning and afternoon feeding time. Waiting for the orangutan to come, moving slowly from the tree to tree reach free bananas which are placed on feeding platform. You will soon find yourself surrounded by this great red apes.
Experience yourself with a “magical trip” upon your time in Indonesia.