MENTAWAI TRIBE EXPLORATION

Posted: January 8, 2008 in adventure, arkananta outdoors, arung jeram, eco tourism, mentawai, padang, paintball, RAFTING, siberut, survival

EXPLORATION OF MENTAWAI TRIBE
10 DAYS/ 09 NIGHTS

DAY.01: PADANG – MUARA SIBERUT (D)
Boarding at Muara Harbour at 18.00, overnight on board
DAY.02: MUARA SIBERUT – THE NATIVE’S VILLAGE (B,L,D)
Early in the morning arriving in Muara Siberut, after getting permit from the local government, taking motorized canoe to Rorogot or Madobak, it depend on the water in the river, walking to Sakaleo or to Bat Nusa about 3 hours. Overnight at Sakaleo or Bat Nusa at Native’s House

DAY 03: IN THE VILLAGE (B,L,D)
After breakfast join the native activities such as: Hunting using poison arrow and Bow, Fishing, Collecting Fruits in the jungle, Making Loin Clothes. Overnight at the same house

DAY.04: WALKING to ANOTHER VILLAGE (B,L,D)
After breakfast, walking to Butui about 5 hours. Most of the time walking in the mud and swampy area and crossing the river, you can’t expect to get dry shoes during walking. Overnight at Butui at Native’s House together with them

DAY 05: JOINING THE NATIVE’S ACTIVITIES (B,L,D)
Today we will see the Native’s how they survive their life, such as process of Making Sago Powder as their main meal, looking for caterpillar which live in rotten wood as the delicious meals for the Native, Collecting Taro, Etc.
Overnight at the same house

DAY 06: ONE DAY ACTIVITIES AT HOME (B,L,D)
The Native’s will show to you how they Make Tattoos or Other Ornament, how they make Poison Arrow, Making Basket for collecting fruit, and other equipment what they need to survive their life

DAY.07: WALKING TO ROROGOT (B,L,D)
When the water shallow we have to walk to Rorogot about 6 hours. Overnight night at Native’s house

DAY.08: TAKING MOTORIZE CANOE TO MASILOK BEACH (B,L,D)
After breakfast taking Motorize Canoe, back to Muara Siberut and directly to Small Island of Masilok with white sandy beach and coral reef good for Snorkeling and Swimming, in the evening enjoy barbeque of the fish. Overnight at the simple cottage on the beach

DAY 09: MUARA SIBERUT-PADANG (B,L,D)
You will have your own time in the beach before go back to Muara Siberut for taking ferry back to Padang. Overnight on board

DAY.10.ARRIVING IN PADANG
Early in the morning arriving at harbour in Padang,transfer to hotel or airport for next destination.

Tour End

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