Alesa Tours

Dayak Historical Site


Need to Know

Pick up point

Palangka Raya Airport

Drop off point

Palangka Raya Airport


Central Kalimantan

Chalenge Level



6 Days / 5 Nights

Tour Code

ATB 661

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Upon arrival at Palangkaraya Airport, meet and greet with our guide then transfer to the local restaurant for lunch. Afterwards transfer to the harbor for cruising by  boat up to Kahayan river. Dinner at the local restaurant.  Check in Hotel for overnight.

Departure from hotel, leave for Tumbang Samba. On the way we’ll stop for an hour at Bukit Batu - the Dayak holy place.

Afterwards continue to Tumbang Samba. We’ll cross the rivers by ferry. Lunch at Tumbang Samba’s local restaurant.

Afterwards proceed to Tumbang Manggu. Upon arrival, stroll in the village to discover the sandung (House of bone) Back to the long house for dinner and Dayak Performance.                                                                                               

Overnight at the longhouse.

Palangka Raya – Bukit Batu : 45 minutes drive

Bukit batu – Tumbang Samba : 1,5 hrs drive

Tumbang Samba – Tumbang Manggu : 1,5 hrs drive

Breakfast at the longhouse. Say good bye with the longhouse people. Depart for Tumbang Anoy, an historical and tiny village nearby the Kahayan river. Historically about 120 years ago, In a peace of conference,  the dayak tribes gathered to sign a commitment to stop head hunting. At the same time the longhouse was rebuilt with interesting for its ancient sandungs, with some of the original totem poles in front of it. It looks a magnificent sight.  Lunch at Tumbang anoi's host. Afterwards proceed to Tumbang Hamputung. Take a motor canoe cruise to Tumbang Tunjungan for sight seeing. Proceed to Tumbang Miri for dinner and overnight at simple hostel.

💧   Tumbang Manggu – Tumbang Anoi : 4 hrs drive   

💧   Tumbang Anoi - Tumbang Hamputung : 1,5 hrs drive                     

💧    River Cruise : 1 hour by boat             

 💧  Tumbang Hamputung - Tumbang Miri : 1 hour drive

Breakfast at Guest House then depart by road to Batu Suli. On arrival, take a ferry for a short trip on the Kahayan River heading Batu suli clift. Afterwards continue to Tewah, visit a collection of astonishing bone-houses Then stroll in the central market and have a look the old Protestant church nearby. Lunch at local restaurant in Tewah. Proceed to the Long House of Tumbang Malahoi. On arrival welcoming ceremony is held. Drop off our luggages in the longhouse’s room then take a sight at the village where most people follow the original religion Kaharingan.

In the evening, Dinner and enjoy the dayak dance.

Overnight at Tb. Malahoi longhouse.


   Tumbang Anoi – Batu suli : 1 hour drive

  Cruising on Kahayan river to Batu Suli Clift : 1,5  hour by boat

  Batu suli – Tewah : 1 hour drive.

  Tewah – Tumbang malahoi : 1,5 hrs drive

Breakfast at the Longhouse then depart to Palangka Raya. Lunch at local restaurant in Palangka Raya, After lunch, take a canoe to for cruising up Sebangau river or Kereng Bangkirai (if time allows). Check in Hotel for dinner and overnight.


Tumbang Malahoi – Palangka Raya : 4 hrs drive

Sight seeing at Sebangau river : an hour by boat

Breakfast at Hotel then transfer to the aiport for your next destination.


Hotel – Airport : Half an hour drive


  • NOTE

Our services include:

  • 2 nights stay at Swisbel Hotel Danum Palangka Raya or smillar. 1 night stay at Tumbang Manggu Long House, 1 night stay at Guest House at Tumbang miri. 1 night stay at Tumbang malahoi's Longhouse. 
  • Meals as mentioned ( L= Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • English speaking guide 
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by private vehicle & private boat
  • Entrance fees for mentioned visits

Our services do not include:

  • Other meals than mentioned
  • Other services than mentioned
  • International and domestic Flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance


Palangka Raya Weather :
Day Temperatures 27 °– 32°C
Night Temperatures 20 °– 25°C
Humidity 80%-90%
Rainfall 4,000mm per year
Wet Months October & June
Dry Months February & August ( but expect daily rain )

Things to bring
Sun block lotion
Camera with water proof bag
Comfortable shoes and slippers
Waterproof backpack to store your items
Personal Toiletries

  • See and stay at the Longhouse.
  • See the Dayak performance  
  • See the ancient and magnicient Sandung (House of bone)
  • Cruising up the Kahayan river by Boat