Tumbang Malahoi Dayak Long House
PALANGKARAYA / TANGKILING / SUNGAI GOHONG / TUMBANG MALAHOI
Upon arrival at Palangka Raya Airport, meet and greet with our guide then transfer by vehicle to Tumbang Malahoi. Stop in Tangkiling, climbing up the hill to have a look the beautiful scenery from the up hill. Then proceed to Sungai Gohong. On arrival, hop on the boat crossing Rungan river to spot the Orang Utan. Afterwards proceed to Tumbang Malahoi. Lunch will be served in the simple restaurant on the way. Upon arrival, a welcome ceremony and ritual is performed, then come into your room of the longhouse for resting. In the evening, we’ll have dinner with the long house’s family.
Palangka Raya – Tangkiling : 30 minutes drive
Tangkiling - Sungai Gohong : 15 minutes drive
Sungai Gohong – Tumbang Malahoi : 3,5 hrs drive
After breakfast, your guide will escort you to do the forest trek near the longhouse. Here we’ll see kind of wood such as ironwood and rubber tree plantation. Back to the Long house for lunch and short rest. Afterwards take a sight the village while seeing the Sandung – House of bone. People who live here mostly have the original religion – It is called Kaharingan. In the evening, enjoy the musical performance and dance. Learn some stories behind some particular dances and play traditional music instruments.
Overnight at Tumbang Malahoi.
After breakfast, farewell the longhouse people. Then transfer to Palangka Raya Airport or Hotel.
Tumbang Malahoi – Palangka Raya : 4 hrs drive
Tumbang Malahoi Weather :
Day Temperatures 27 °– 32°C
Night Temperatures 20 °– 25°C
Rainfall 4,000mm per year
Wet Months October & June
Dry Months February & August ( but expect daily rain )
Things to bring :
Medication such as headache tablets or altitude sickness tablets
Sun block lotion, lip gloss, plasters
Insect repellent/mosquito coil
Camera with water proof bag
Confortable shoes and slippers
Waterproof backpack to store your items
Towel and personal needs