Herping & Nocturnal Hikes

Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra

Herping and nocturnal hikes will be conducted around Bukit Lawang and inside Gunung Leuser National Park. Our herping will not only be focused on searching for reptiles, and amphibians, snakes are amazing but we would love to spot other animals during the trip. We prioritize safety and comfort, but it is also important to those who are already in Bukit Lawang and wanted to do this activity, to follow the rules and preparations that have been set and arranged.


SUMECO (Sumatra Ecoproject) is a wildlife conservation organization which also consists of Snake Rescue based in Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra, we are committed to conducting responsible tourism activities. to support the preservation of the biodiversity of Gunung Leuser National Park.

Bat Cave

Herping In Bat Cave

Selang Pangeran

Herping In Selang Pangeran

King Cobra

King Cobra In Landak River


Python In Landak River

Nocturnal and Diurnal Species in Bukit Lawang, Gunung Leuser National Park, North Sumatra

Most animals in Bukit Lawang, a village situated directly at the border of Gunung Leuser National Park, are dominated by nocturnal species, they are active during the night. while primates and birds surrounding Bukit Lawang, are mostly diurnal, they are active during the day. However, there are primate species that stay active at night as well, such as slow loris (Nycticebus coucang and Nycticebus hilleri), Sunda flying lemurs, and tarsier (Tarsius).

If you are interested to do herping and nocturnal hikes in Bukit Lawang, feel free to contact me through WhatsApp by clicking the button below. We advise you to frequently check the weather forecast in Bukit Lawang. Bukit Lawang is a village that often experiences sudden rain, so taking a simple raincoat is essential.




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