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16 Juni 2019       576        admin


Be inspired, Learn and Go local A photographic travel experience you"ll never forget

Mentawai tribe photography workshops and tour designed for photographers to experience, Immersion with native Mentawai people in their authentic environment explore a location and blend into the local scene, without tour buses or large groups. Improve your skills as a visual storyteller in locations unlike any other. Set loose your creative side on a photography workshop tour to stunning destinations and shoot amazing photographs. The only photography tour that gives you full freedom and adapting to your personal budget and needs. We travel in minuscule groups from two to eight participants only

Day 1: Padang city Siberut island, Mentawai

- Our journey will start from muara port, Padang at 07:00 am by fast ferry (5h), when the moment we reach Siberut island, we will have transit in Sikabaluan ( north part of Sibeurt ) 1 hour. get out from the ferry have some coffe and tea. On arrival in muara Siberut, transit in town take some rest and have lunch at local restaurant check in in our Accomodation in Muntei Village ( stay at *Manai koat guesthouse )

Day 2 : stay with the Mentawai clan in the jungle, explore remote jungle villages, experiencing local life

- start our journey to Mentawai tribe by motor canoe to cross scenic jungle river Siberut (canoe ride: 1,5h, after we reach our trek point and start trekking to Mentawai clan house (trekking time: 1,5h easy to moderate trekking. Upon reaching the Mentawai clan house (called Uma) meet and greet with the family and Shaman and enjoy the moment and take rest. Start preparing PHOTOSESSION with Mentawai tribe.

Day 3 - 4 : stay with the Mentawai clan in the jungle, explore remote jungle villages

- During stay with Mentawai family we can join with the family to participating in their daily life such as like cutting sagou tree, help them for feeding domestic animal( PHOTOSESSION) , collect herb in the jungle with the shamans , or attend to the ritual ceremony Mentawai and we will have chance to explore all Mentawai clan who live in the jungle and do photosession Mentawai tribe with their natural environtment,

Day 5 :leaving jungle remote Villages and transfer to Muntei Village

- after breakfast farewell with the family, and prepare to leaving jungle remote village and trekking back to the bank river motor canoe will ride back to Muntei village. on arrival at Muntei village transite at local house , take rest and cleaning, washing our stuff and departing to mailepet harbour and procced to lunch at local restaurant and transfer to Padang by fast ferry, estimated time arrive in Padang 07:00 pm


Tour end 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 , departing from Siberut 15:00 pm and estimate arrival time in Padang 07:00 pm ( MV. Mentawai fast )

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