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16 Juni 2019       492        admin

Mentawai life experience Meet the Mentawai people in the heart of Jungle Siberut, Mentawai. Immersion with Mentawai tribe will give you the impression that time has stopped among this people who never left his native forest. Discover this mysterious people, share daily life, joining different families in their Uma (traditional house) through the forest ( by motor canoe and trek ). You will chance sharing their knowledge of the forest, medicine herbs, their traditions and lifestyle.

* Duration : 5 day / 4 night

* Tour theme : Culture, nature, and local life Tour highlight

Day 1 : Padang.Siberut island- Mentawai clan house

- Start from muara port, Padang at 07:00 am by fast ferry (5h)

- Transit in Sikabaluan ( north part of Sibeurt ) 1 hours then Lunch will provide in local restaurant

- On arrival in muara Siberut, transit in govermnet village take some rest and coffe break

- Departure to jungle by traditional motor canoe ( crossing scenic jungle river )

- Trekking to mentawai clan house and meet the mentawai shaman and family member

- Evening and dinner with the mentawai family

Day 2-3-4 : stay with mentawai clan in the jungle, explore remote village, experiencing local life mentawai

- Breakfast with the family

- Explore jungle area the remote village and visit another clan family house

- Participating in their daily activities, activities that we will do such as such as ( making traditional clothes, sago processing as primer food, hunting, fishing, handycrafts, mentawai poison processing, harvesting and etc)

- Move to another clan family ( visit and stay with several family )

- Visiting and move for several "Uma" ( Mentawai traditional house )

- Exchange culture by mentawai shaman

- Evening and dinner with the mentawai family

Day 5 : Leaving remote village - Siberut port and comeback to Padang

- Breakfast and farewell with your host family

- Back to government village and transfer in local house

- Cleaning your stuff, local shower, coffe break and lunch

- Leaving siberut at 03:00 pm by fast ferry.


The schedule :

* The trip outwards : 1.start on Tuesday at muara Padang port departing time 07:00 am by fast boat ( MV. Mentawai fast )

* The trip return : return to Padang on Saturday , estimate arrival time in Padang 07:00 pm ( MV. Mentawai fast )

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