Mountain Leuser National Park is representative of a coastal forest ecosystem types, forest and lowland tropical rain to the mountains. Almost the entire area covered by thick forests Diptercarpaceae with some rivers and waterfalls. There are rare plants and typical of a giant umbrella leaf (Johannesteijsmannia altifrons), interest Raflesia (Rafflesia atjehensis and R. micropylora) and Rhizanthes zippelnii which is the largest flower with a diameter of 1.5 meters. In addition, there is a unique plant or strangler figs.
There are six major location attractions in Mountain Leuser National Park, the Bukit Lawang Bohorok or known as the orangutan conservation area; Kluet famous cave tours and canoe tours on the lakes and rivers; Mountain Leuser is often used for tourist sites climbing and climbing adventure mountain; Alas River which is often used as sports tourism sites arum rapids; Secondary often used as a campsite, and wildlife observation tours of the cave; and GURAH, as a location to enjoy the natural scenery is very beautiful with a variety of unique and rare plants, as well as the observation of a protected endangered species.
To reach the major tourist sites, visitors can pass through the route Medan, North Sumatra to Kutacane, Southeast Aceh (a distance of approximately 240 kms) with a travel time of approximately eight hours by car. Then from Kutacane to the major tourist sites or Ketambe GURAH takes about 30 minutes. If visitors want the tour to Bohorok or Bukit Lawang, more easily traveled through the field, a distance of approximately 60 km or 1 hour. Likewise, if visitors want to tour sites easier Betung Sei taken from Medan with a car about 2 hours with the distance more or less 150 kms. If visitors to the region wanted Gunung Leuser National Park in Tapaktuan, the capital of South Aceh can also be taken from the field about 10 hours of travel a distance of approximately 260 kms. There is accommodation lodging in tourist areas Bohorok or Bukit Lawang, North Sumatra.