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Borneo Longhouse Tour

Borneo longhouse tour, West kalimantan local community to involve with West Borneo local dayak people, staying in the longhouse and cultures learning. By involving with Dayak local community, the original tribe in West Borneo / Kalimantan especially experiences the ambience of the longhouse with specific of dayak Kalimantan architec, you will learn more, not just the culture itself but also the amposphere as back in time of head hunter story. How to join this tour, you must fly first to Jakarta from your country, stay in hotel and following day, fly to Putussibau by Garuda as described in this itinerary tour.

Borneo Longhouse program is mainly to involve and learning about indigenous people of West Borneo and meet local Dayak community. Also you will enjoy local life and sightseeing tour surrounding Dayak village. 5 Days 4 Nights special Borneo longhouse tour is designed to be back in time of old Dayak ancients tradition, history alike head-hunters and knowing more insight of of Dayak tribe cultures. Feel curious what Dayak is?, book your 2017 Borneo longhouse tour with your friends or family Because Life is short. Take the trip, Buy the shoes, Eat the cake.

General Information:
Dayak is a biggest group in Borneo island. In Kapuas Hulu- West Kalimantan, at least 20 tribes of Dayak with different language, tradition, and culture. Longhouse (betang) is an artistic home of majority of Dayak. The livelihood of the communities at the longhouse is unique, full of tolerance, and hospitalities. Some of oldest longhouses with big and long pillars are still available and kept by the local community and accessible.

Private trip/group of your friends or family:

  • Price per person for 2 - 4 participants:
    USD 945
  • Prices for larger bookings are Upon Request:
    USD $$$ Per Person

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To Reserve Borneo Longhouse Tour 5 days 4 nights, please email us at: Book Now by mentioning the tour code: KNLR-PNK-BDLHT-5D and number of tour participants in your email.

TOUR BOOKING PROCESS:
1.Please send us TOUR REQUEST ( IF prices not mentioned ) or Book Now to reserve the trip ( IF prices is mentioned in the tour programs ) including detail date you would like have and the number of partners.
2.Available trip departure will inform to you upon received your email.
3.Please write back to us that you are confirmed available date trips departure and packages offered. NOTE: If prices is exist in online packages, by sending Book Now, you agreed cost/prices as stated in web page trip itinerary. we will proceed for next step, sending invoicing.
4.When we get your confirmation, we will send you the official confirmation Paper as agreed (invoice).
5.we have right to cancel the reservation with or without notice when it over from the limit booking time
6.Limit booking is a week after receiving the paper confirmation.

TOURS PAYMENT:
1.When the confirmation is sent, we require deposit payment 35% from total land cost for guaranty booking(No Refund)
2.Balance of payment could should be made at least 4 weeks before departure date.
3.Payment could be made through PayPal will be apply additional surcharge 5% for the amount will be transferred.

FORCE MAJOUR ( For flight Cancel and delay - most cases fly into remote areas in Indonesia ) :
Tour Packages excludes expenses incurred due to causes beyond our control (force majeur) and expenses also caused to flight cancellations & delays are not covered by www.adventuretourtravelindonesia.com. we will assist in the rescheduling of all flights & organizing suitable accommodations transport and meals etc… but ALL costs are to be covered by yourself if these circumstances occur.

borneo longhouse tour

Borneo Longhouse Tour

5 Days / 4 Nights.
Start/Finish: Putussibau Airport.
Tour Code: KNLR-PNK-BDLHT-5D.
Grade: Easy - Moderate.
Departure: Upon Request - You may arrange your own date.

Borneo Longhouse Tour Itinerary

Day 01 : Jakarta - Putussibau – Dayak Taman - Borneo Longhouse Tour - Ariung Mendalaam

Fly into Putussibau via Pontianak, arrived, picked up and having A 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. We prepares mosquito nets and sleeping bags.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation: Longhouse

Day 02 : 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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation: Longhouse

Day 03 : 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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation: Longhouse

Day 04 : 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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accomodation: Aman Santosa Hotel

Day 05: Putussibau - Jakarta via Pontianak Airport.

Relaxing, breakfast and escort you to Putussibau airport to depart for Jakarta via Pontianak airport. Tour ends.

Accommodation: own arrangement
Meals: Breakfast

Tour Cost Inclusion:

All inclusive during the trip, meals, mineral water and accommodation during the program,
Transportation during the program, transfer in & out of Putusibau, English Speaking Guide.

Tour Price Exclusion:

Airfares Jakarta Pontianak - Putussibau return (you may check with Garuda to your flight into Pontianak and Putussibau), Airport tax, tips for guide/porter and driver, personal expenses; phone, mini bar, laundry, etc.

What to bring during Borneo Longhouse Tour:

Dress is casual.
Clothing should be light.
Preferably cotton with at least one long sleeved shirt and pants.
Bathing suit.
Thongs or sandals and Trekking shoes.
Bring one light sweater or jacket as it can get cool in the highlands..
Sun-screen.
Insect repellent.
Sunglasses, sunhat.
Flash light.
Rucksack or day bag
Rain jacket and small umbrella if possible
Trousers and long shirt (cotton) for trekking
Long socks plus extra
Small binocular for bird watching
Pocket knife and flash light (torch)
Mosquito and insect repellent
Camera plus extra micro chip/memory and battery
Other personal things and medicine
For souvenir and other personal expenses, please bring Rupiah( IDR Indonesia Money ).

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