To learn more about the Dayak Culture, famous for its mysterious spirit world and ancestral bone houses used during their elaborate funeral ceremonies. Discover about their head hunting past and why they lived in Longhouses
|Include||Airport/hotel transfers as indicated, transport, longhouse meals and accommodation, English speaking guide, service tax.|
|Exclude||Airfares, hotel, airport tax, porter, optional tours|
Day 1: PALANGKA RAYA – TUMBANG MALAHOI
Pick up from airport and transfer direct to Tumbang Malahoi by car (approx 4 hours) .Simple lunch on the way. On arrival, a welcome ceremony will be performed before settling into your room at the longhouse and resting. Later join the family of the longhouse for dinner. Gather after dinner to talk with the elders about the history of this longhouse and everyday life here, the culture and traditions
Day 2: JUNGLE WALK – MUSICAL PERFORMANCE
After breakfast, a local guide will take you trekking in the forest near the longhouse to see ironwood or rubber tree plantation areas. See how to take latex from the trees and listen to the Dayak agricultural philosophy. After lunch together at the longhouse with the family, visit a Kaharingan (the Dayak traditional religion) temple. Enjoy the evening with musical performance and dance. Learn some stories behind some particular dances and play traditional music instruments.
Day 3: PALANGKA RAYA – HOTEL CHECK IN
After breakfast, we pack the bags and say goodbye to the people of the longhouse. On arrival in Palangka Raya, check into your hotel and enjoy a swim.