The island of Flores is often overlooked by visitors to Indonesia. While Indonesia’s best known destination is undoubtedly the paradisiacal island of Bali, Java, Sumatra, Lombok and the Gili islands are on the radar of most visitors to Indonesia.
Soft adventure with porters and some creature comforts makes trip accessible.
Conservationist Mike Griffiths has dedicated three decades to cultivate support for Sumatra’s “natural treasure of the earth.” Co-founder of Leuser International Foundation, read Mike’s forecast for saving the world’s most diverse and important ecosystem outside of the Amazon or Africa.
Join a tour around the region to learn how ecotourism can make visiting a national park beneficial to travelers, local communities and the wild inhabitants.
Gunung Leuser NP in Sumatra is recognized for biodiversity and exotic rainforest species, many of which are endangered, such as the local celebrity, the orangutan.