We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ketambe Jungle Trekking & Day Tours

Features Animals
Jl. Belankejeren Km 32a, Ketambe 24652, Indonesia
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Jungle trekking in Ketambe with Salman the jungle man

We stayed in Ketambe and had the best time. Trekking for 3 days seeing lots of wildlife including... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2018
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Great Orangutan experience but need for more fairness for local guides

We went with a local guide Sam and a cook J.J. organized via our Guest House for a 2 day/1 night... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2017
1313RichardD1313
,
Dusseldorf, Germany
via mobile
Read all 20 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
We offer one day trekking tours, multiple day trekking tours from 2 to 6 days into the jungle of the Gunung Leuser National Park near Ketambe and rafting trips down the Alas river. Private transport from several places in Noeth Sumatra and Aceh to Ketambe can be organized. For accommodation we work together with Friendship Guesthouse and Restaurant.
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good5%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
LOCATION
Jl. Belankejeren Km 32a, Ketambe 24652, Indonesia
Write a ReviewReviews (20)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"support the local community"
in 2 reviews
"local guide"
in 4 reviews
"long time"
in 2 reviews
"two days"
in 2 reviews
"jungle trekking"
in 2 reviews
"hot springs"
in 3 reviews
"fruit"
in 2 reviews
"jack"
in 2 reviews
"babies"
in 2 reviews
"tree"
in 2 reviews
"cook"
in 3 reviews
"utans"
in 3 reviews
"monkeys"
in 8 reviews
"man"
in 2 reviews
"middle"
in 2 reviews
"english"
in 2 reviews
"guesthouse"
in 3 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 11 reviews

A TripAdvisor Member
52
Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Ketambe and had the best time. Trekking for 3 days seeing lots of wildlife including orang-utans which came very close, it was very special. We saw lots of butterflies and other strange wild animals!! Our guide Salman was so good and cared...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

We went with a local guide Sam and a cook J.J. organized via our Guest House for a 2 day/1 night trek. They were great and we had a fantastic experience. Sam found a huge Fikus tree that was just blossoming lots of fresh fruits...More

1  Thank 1313RichardD1313
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I wanted to do a day hike and a local told mee where I could go I Iwanted to sse Orangutans and other monkeys etc. So I went on my own about 500 meter from the and of the villidge (north direction Takengon) you com...More

3  Thank Frank v
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Hey everybody, I did a jungle Trek with Jack in April this year. It was just me and him, as i read some recommendations about the hostels, which take most of the money when you book through them. Paying a little bit more cause of...More

4  Thank Stephlovesbali
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Had an awesome 1n/2d jungle trek with a local guide Jack. Saw orangutans, long-tail macaques, and Thomas' leaf monkeys. Jack is a very knowledgeable and professional guide. Also a very good cook, I was given a first class service in a literally million-star hotel. Like...More

3  Thank JiffsyJazz
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Well organised friendly and suitable for beginners.... highly recommended, we went on a 2d 3n trek with a really nice guide saffar who answered all of our questions and told us lots of interesting facts. All together we saw five Orangutans and a huge amount...More

1  Thank Jen B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

I did a 3 day trekking with Ketambe Local Guide & Trekking. It was really nice saw many orangutangs and other animals, river, hot springs, uncomfertable nights and beautiful nature!! I can reccomend a trekking and I would reccomend ti do that with these guys...More

3  Thank Sabine B
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We spent four days in Gunung Lesuer with the most amazing guide Supree and our porter Sahril. Supree was so knowledgable and passionate about everything in the park. Growing up, he told us, he fell in love with nature. He spends the majority of his...More

Thank Noah R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

I heard about Ketambe when I was doing research for Bukit Lawang. Ketambe is less known but the Oran Uranus and monkeys here are natural ones while the ones in Bukit Lawang were taken from Ketambe long ago. Also, Ketambe is less touristic. Guides and...More

3  Thank Pekochan11
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Our 3-day trekking with JungletreekingKetambe will remain in our mind for a long time, certainly one of our best time in Indonesia. We liked the atmosphere in the guesthouse (Friendship Guesthouse, driven by Ahmad), peaceful. We decided to make the easy 3-day trek, as we...More

1  Thank NolwennLB
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Ketambe Jungle Trekking & Day Tours staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;