Satwa Elephant Eco Lodge

Way Kambas, Sumatra, Indonesia | Hotel
Prices starting from $54.00

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A travel blog entry by hpeier12


... he came back with an scratch paper scribbled with $600 on it....CORRUPT $&%# I told him that I needed an Invoice on Air-force stationary stamped and signed by the Officer in charge and reminded him , that I thought this was not correct and his asking for $$$ this would be considered corruption and this would not be tolerated by his superior.... hoping to get him off my back.... One is never sure what to expect from an society which uses their fingers to eat..... One ...

Catching up with the relatives......

A travel blog entry by lifeisawesome


... of the village. Everything is cheap here. If you head further upstream, it’s a lot more chilled out and the prices creep up a little, but it is worth it, if you want a place to chill out and escape the few tourists you will see here.

So exploring the village, most of it is based on the river and some around the bus station, you can find great food and people always smiling and wanting to talk to you. The food here is amazing. The jungle became the place where ...

Medan to Singapore

A travel blog entry by londone7


... topped with chicken curry bits for 12,000IDR ($1.20). I'd also exchanged my 202,000IDR ($20.20) for $24 SGD.

I still had two water bottles left over. I've found in Malaysia and now Indonesia that you dont go thru security until you reach your actual gate.


Day 3 Free Unplanned Day Medan

A travel blog entry by kyleemurray


Day 3 Monday 12 August Free day to explore the town, markets what ever on our own. Ventured out into the streets of Medan. What an experience. There isn't a lot of tourist places in the city. The city has a population of two million people. Not all speak English. The city is fairly dirty, open rubbish piles and open sewers. There are slum areas as well. I wrote down where I wanted to go so that I could show it. The first taxi we got in the driver didn't know English and didn't know ...

Weeks 39, 40 and 41

A travel blog entry by conanashdown


... had a good old grin. Also saw a monitor lizard frolicking in the river which was cool. Big old things. Not to be confused with the Komodo dragon which will take small children and are monsters. I will hopefully get to see them at Komodo Island further into my journey. Fri 28th June – Woke after a ****** nights sleep on the rock hard ground and had breakfast. Then we all set off and swam in the river and went to a waterfall. Was fun jumping in ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsSatwa Elephant Eco Lodge Sumatra

    Reviewed by lprasvita

    Good food, good time, good friends

    Reviewed Jul 9, 2011
    by (1 review) Jakarta , Indonesia Flag of Indonesia

    The place is very natural. Chicken lays its egg on the sofa in the terrace of the lodge. The food is great. The chef is definitely one of the best chef. Staff are very friendly and professional. They have good knowledge of the species in the park.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Satwa Elephant Eco Lodge Sumatra

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding