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[6D5N] Mentawai Land Trekking
THE TRIP CONDITION TO MENTAWAI ISLAND This is a challenging trek that will take you far from the tourist trail, into the heart of the Mentawai Island. Deep within the jungle, the indigenous people live close to nature. A people in transition, these uncomplicated rainforest dwellers are struggling to maintain their traditional lifestyle against the paradoxes of modernization. This trek is only recommended if you are prepared for very basic and often uncomfortable conditions. ITINERARY DAY 1: PADANG Arrive in Padang and direct transfer to the accommodation for overnight. DAY 2: PADANG – MUARA SIBERUT – MENTAWAI TRIBE LAND (B, L, D) Early morning call, check out and you will take 07.00 am fast boat from Padang to Muara Siberut. The boat ride will take about 3-4 hours. Upon arrival in Muara Siberut, collect your luggage while we are making the necessary report and administration to the local official. After that, you will have your lunch at one of the villager’s house. DAY 3: MENTAWAI TRIBE LAND (B, L, D) After breakfast, get ready to explore the Mentawai Tribe villages. You will see how they make their staple food, sago powder, from searching the sago worm to the end process. Besides that, you will also see the making process of the Mentawai traditional clothing. Stay overnight at the local house. DAY 4: MENTAWAI TRIBE LAND (B, L, D) Today you will observe how the Mentawai Tribe make their traditional tattoos. You will also learn how they go for hunting, fishing and see the traditional dance of Mentawai. Stay overnight at the local house. DAY 5: MENTAWAI TRIBE LAND – MUARA SIBERUT – PADANG (B, L, D) Spend your last day in Mentawai by trekking and canoeing to the last Mentawai village. If you are lucky, you will get to see more Mentawai Tribe from other villages. After lunch, get ready to sail back to Padang from Muara Siberut at around 3 pm. Upon arrival at Padang, you will check in to the hotel in Padang. DAY 6: PADANG (B) After breakfast, free programme afterwards. Check out and transfer to Minangkabau Airport. INCLUSIONS • 5 nights accommodation – 2 nights 3-stars hotel in Padang (twin-sharing) – 3 nights in the local’s house • Land Transportation in Padang(Airport-Hotel-Harbour-Hotel-Airport) • Meals and logistics • Mentawai Fastboat (Padang-Muara Siberut-Padang) • Electricity for chargers • Entrance fees, all necessary permits, retributions, and administrative requirements • Fee for traditional tattoos, dance and all photography session • Local Guide • Porter • Mineral Water EXCLUSIONS • Airfare • Visa on Arrival (if applicable) • Optional tours which are not stated on the itinerary • Personal expenses • Gratuity for guides • Travel Insurance TERMS & CONDITIONS By joining any of the trips organised by Indonesia Explorer (IDE) and partners, all participants are deemed to have agreed to the following terms and conditions: • All deposits payment are not refundable once the trip is confirmed. However, you may look for a replacement. • For payment made via Paypal, there will be an additional 4% Paypal fee from the total payment amount • Organizers reserved the rights to prohibit participant for joining the outing if they find that the participant is not fit or suitable for the activities • While Organizers try their best to organize all the trips, however, responsible for any unexpected issues arise prior/during the trips such as bad weather, cancellation or flight delayed, injuries, and other misfortune situations – are not held by the Organizers -------------------- COST IDR 7,745,000 -------------------- INFORMATION AND TRIP RESERVATION *Enjoy 10% OFF for all IDE Members who register via above link. Promo code "IWANT10". -------------------- WA (Hendra [masked] ) EMAIL : [masked] INSTAGRAM : @peekholidays Like on :

Bandar Udara Internasional Minangkabau

Katapiang, Batang Anai, Kabupaten Padang Pariaman · Padang Pariaman

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