What is an Orangutan-Tour.com An Orangutan-tour is a Tour company based on orangutan tour in Tanjung Puting National Park in Central Borneo. Orangutan-tour is sustainably built & integrated with the Natural, Wildlife and Social Environmental development. Orangutan-Tour Natural Environment
  • Our tour is located in a natural area, or a rural area within a short distance to a natural area, and is not significantly impacted by a town site, noises, traffic, or pollution in the first hand.
  • It employs land management strategies and systems that protect the environment from pollutions and degradation.
  • It minimizes the use of toxic or non-biodegradable chemicals.
  • It has organic food available for guests.
  • It annually plants endemic vegetation.
  • It supports bio diversity.
  • It protects native fauna and flora.
  • No chemicals are used in the food production system.
Built Environment • It has a system in place to off set carbon within the area of National Park. (planting indigenous plants & plots) • Involved in bringing knowledge to local as in terms to give a scholarship for children coming from the area within the park where there is no direct funding of continuing their study in a formal education systems. • Employs energy saving tactics and renewable energy where possible. • Buildings are built in harmony with the natural surroundings. • Buildings consume less than 1/3 of the overall land area. • Buildings reflect traditional designs. • It uses only local people where possible within the trip you have. • Recycles organic and non organic wastes were possible. Social Environment It trains and employs local people who are paid at fair wages. • It informs guests, staff and visitors of the importance and value of a healthy ecosystem and describes how to best enjoy the area without causing negative impacts. • It places real value on, and actively supports, the local culture. • It employs, or has access to, interpretive nature guides who are either trained in biology or have significant local knowledge of the habitat. • It contributes to the local economy and helps demonstrate that eco tourism is a more sustainable long term ways to earn income than destroying or altering habitats for short term gains. • It is involved in community social and environmental projects in uplifting their income & knowledge. • It encourages sustainable economic community development. • The operation strives to harmonize with and highlight the local culture. What you can do to be an "Eco guest" Please bring with you: • Your love of nature • Natural insect repellents • Natural shampoos - we have rivers that are sensitive to chemicals • If you have any second hand English reading picture books suitable for children we can add them to our library. Other things… that You also can do in the Tour • Consider Off setting your Carbon foot print. • Eco friendly meals from our menu. • Take a walk with our local guides and in doing so 10% of your fee will go to the Orangutan-Tour Trek fund.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *