Authentic Sumatra is a tour operator that is providing a unique way to discover Sumatra and does not follow the trends of mass tourism. Their aim is to help the local population to achieve better economic growth through tourism, while protecting their traditions and heritage.
Speaks: English and French
Community Cooperative started in 2010| Locally Owned with 100% local staff
Ricky Putra Sinaro, the founder of Authentic Sumatra, is passionate about working with the Mentawai community. He has been in contact with the for over ten years and for about seven years, he has worked closely with the Mentawai community to create community based tours.