Gunung Leuser National Park : Aceh, Indonesia

Gunung Leuser National Park is a national park covering 7,927 km² in northern Sumatra, Indonesia, straddling the border of North Sumatra and Aceh provinces, a fourth portion and three-fourths portion, respectively.

The Gunung Leuser National Park is one of the richest tropical rainforests in Southeast Asia. Covering up to 7927 km2 and straddling the border of North Sumatra and Aceh provinces it is one of the last places on earth, where you can see the critically endangered orangutans in the wild.

This region is also a host of other wildlife. Elephants, rhinos, tigers, leopard cats, siamangs, Thomas leaf monkeys, macaques, gibbons are just a handful of the thousands of species found in this unique eco-system.

Together with Bukit Barisan Selatan and Kerinci Seblat National Parks, it is a Unesco World Heritage Site (since 2004), a Tropical Rainforest Heritage of Sumatra.

Gunung Leuser National Park
Address: Kong Paluh, Kutapanjang, Gayo Lues Regency, Aceh 24653, Indonesia




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