Destination Ariung Mendalaam, Sungai Utik, Datah Diaan, Benua Tengah (Kapuas Hulu)
Duration 5 Days 4 Nights
Trip Starts / Ends Putussibau
About The Trip
The trip is highlighted four Dayak sub etnics : Taman, Kayaan, Iban and Tamambaloh among 20 dayak sub etnics in Kapuas Hulu. The differences and the uniqueness of those groups will be showed within the trip. Each sub etnic welcomes you with their unique welcoming ceremony. You could see the art of dayaknese, and also the long-ear Kayanese last generation. You get the chance to stay in old longhouses and interact with local. The trip will use both, car and boat.
During the tours, you are expected to respect the local manners and cultures by not doing the local norm violation.
Day 1 : Putussibau – Dayak Taman Long House, Ariung Mendalaam
After lunch in Putussibau, the trip uses longboat (±30 minutes) heading to Ariung Mendalaam Long House. Welcoming ceremony by Dayak Taman. Enjoy music, dancing, traditional drinks. Mingling, drink coffee in the long house verandah. In the afternoon, visit the old unique cemetery called kulambu. Kulambu is a house with coffins inside, so the coffins are not buried. Return to rest. Take bath in Mendalaam River. Ladies are expected to bring ‘sarong’. Overnight at the long house. KOMPAKH prepares mosquito nets and sleeping bags. (L,D)
Day 2 : Ariung Mendalaam – Datah Diaan
Simple breakfast at long house room. The trip will be continued using longboat to Datah Diaan, kayanese settlement. The welcoming ceremony, music, dancing, traditional drinks. Meet old long-ear woman. Explore their daily life (free program). Overnight at local house. (B,L,D)
Day 3 : Datah Diaan – Putussibau – Sungai Utik
To reach Sungai Utik, you have to stop over in Putussibau. In Sungai Utik, visit Dayak Iban Long House. The welcoming ceremony, music, dancing, traditional drinks. In the afternoon explore the daily life of local people (free Program). Overnight at long house.(B,L,D)
Day 4 : Sungai Utik – Benua Tengah – Putussibau
After preparation ready to Benua Tengah. Visit Dayak Tamambaloh Long House. Explore the long house and local daily activities. In the afternoon, return to Putussibau. Check in to hotel. Explore Putussibau. (B,L,D)
Day 5 : Putussibau – Pontianak
Check in to airport.
End of Programme.
All-inclusive, During the trip start and ends at Putussibau; Full board all meals as indicated above (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner) and accommodation (Home-stay and jungle camp), and transportation (car, longboat, speedboat). English speaking guide, Local organizer, Longhouse entrance fee, and Donations.
International Flight and Travel insurance, Airport taxes and extra baggage (more than 20 kgs) charges, Camera/Video charge in National ParkPrivate Porter, Personal expenses such as phone calls, mini bar, laundry, beverages, tips for guide/porter and driver etc,All expenses incurred due to the transport cancellations or due other causes beyond our control, any Force majeure