South Sumatra eco lodge, nr Way Kambas National Park

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Responsible tourism: South Sumatra eco lodge, nr Way Kambas National Park

This lodge follows eco-sustainable practices as in our other lodges. All our staff are local to forge links with the village. Conservation is mandatory in building and management, we use solar power augmented by the small local electricity supply, recycle some sewage, collect rainwater, make compost recycle rubbish, and give training to our staff .

We are committed to transparency in management and accounting procedures, using surplus funds for further conservation.The small conservation fee paid by our own clients goes to community conservation needs in and around the park,such as re-afforestation, education in a school,and a monitoring hide.

Reviews of South Sumatra eco lodge, nr Way Kambas National Park

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I am reborn! Simply the best vacation I have ever been on
Some great stories to tell the grandchildren. Would recommend to a friend
Very enjoyable
It was OK
A bit disappointing really

Reviewed on 29 Oct 2012 by

1. What was the most memorable or exciting part of your vacation?


The 2 most exciting parts of my trip were the river boat trip where I got to see monkeys and birds close up and riding an elephant.

2. What tips would you give other travelers booking this vacation?


Enjoy the rhythym and pace of life in Sumatra. Make the most of the hot middle of the day by resting up for your afternoon/ evening activities.

3. Did you feel that your vacation benefited local people, reduced environmental impacts or supported conservation?


This lodge is a beautiful, accomodating place to stay. The food is excellent and plentiful-- I even got to try durian fruit. The host and guides were knowledgable and helpful. I went to Satwa to ride an elephant, see monkeys, and see the rhino sanctuary. I also saw a wild elephant, was invited for tea and a video at the rhino sanctuary, saw monkeys, deer, and wild pigs from elephant-back, and saw monkeys up close on the river ride!

4. Finally, how would you rate your vacation overall?


Excellent. A clean, simple, yet comfortable lodge, great food, friendly people, lots of things to do. Even wifi!

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