BAMBOO RAFTING AND MYSTICAL ADVENTURE

State/Province : RAFTING TRIPS
Tour Price : USD for 1 Person | USD for 2 Person
Duration: 05 Days/04 Nights
Grade: Easy

Kalimantan is one of Indonesia’s greatest cultural adventure. Tales of fierce headhunters moving stealthily through the rainforest, poison blow darts speeding through the air from apparently invisible sources, dangerous bears, giant snakes and enormous leeches deterred many early explorers. The mystic practices of the Dayaks, known for their silent stalking through the deepest darkest jungle terrain.
Ritual dance is very popular in the interior, mark the transitional stages of life and important village events; coming of age, marriage, death, banishing illness, fighting wars, planting and harvesting rice, that usually held at night, exciting spectacles of screaming. The Dayak also renowned for their solo sword dances shows the skill of a young man using a sharp mandau.


Tour Itenary :

Day 01  ARRIVAL IN BANJARMASIN
Meet at airport and directly transfer to hotel for check in. Next, we will cruise the Banjarmasin River up to Bakut Island for exploring proboscis monkeys and people activities on riverside. Afterwards, return to hotel for overnight.
Day 02  FLOATING MARKET – UPAU VILLAGE
Early in the morning, we will leave to floating market for exploring the unique culture of Banjarese that trade commodities from boat to boat, then return to hotel crossing Banjarmasin River while sightseeing people activities at riverside. Breakfast at hotel, then continue our trip to visit Upau village for exploring the daily life of Dayak Deah people. Lunch will be served en route, dinner and overnight on local house. (B,L,D)
Day 03  UPAU VILLAGE – NAGARA – LOKSADO
After breakfast, we can see mystical performance of Dayak Deah takes about 1,5 hour. In this performance, we will watch some women are dancing followed by traditional music instruments, meanwhile the shaman is climbing the thorny tree with bare hand and foot without getting any hurt on his body. Next, travel to Nagara village for sighting traditional machete making, metal ware, and pottery home industries, then continue our trip to Muning village to get our boat cruising the narrow canal to Nagara lake for observing water buffaloes swim to the stall and villagers' unique activities as well as enjoying the romantic sunset outlook. Afterwards, proceed to Loksado for overnight on lodge. (B,L,D)
Day 04  BAMBOO RAFTING BANJARMASIN
After breakfast at lodge, we will have a soft trekking to Dayak village for exploring the longhouse, rainforest, and the waterfall nearby the village. Afterwards, we will take an adventure trip of bamboo rafting across beautiful landscape of tropical rainforest along the Amandit riverside meanwhile our coach will be waiting on the downstream for transferring to Banjarmasin for overnight on hotel. (B,L)
Day 05  DEPARTURE
Free at your own leisure till the proper time for transferring to airport for your next destination. (B)

REMARK :
Included:
-AC land transportation
-Motorized boat
-Bamboo rafting
-Accommodation based on twin share:
02 Nights at 3 stars hotel in Banjarmasin
01 Night at local house in Upau village
01 Night at Loksado Lodge
-Entrance fee, donation & refreshments
-English speaking guide
-Meals as stated on program, indicated as (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: dinner)
-Dance and thorn tree climbing performances

Excluded:
-Airfares
-Airport taxes and extra baggage fees
-Travel insurance
-Expenses incurred due to Force Majeure
-Personal expenses