Dayak Historical Site
PALANGKA RAYA/TUMBANG SAMBA / TUMBANG MANGGU / TUMBANG ANOI / TUMBANG HAMPUTUNG / TUMBANG TUNJUNGAN /TUMBANG MIRI / BATU SULI / TEWAH /TUMBANG MALAHOI
Arrive at Palangkaraya Airport, meet and greet with our guide then transfer to the local restaurant for lunch. Afterwards transfer to the harbor for cruising on a private boat on Kahayan river. Dinner at the local Restaurant. Check in Hotel for overnight.
Palangka Raya Airport – Down Town : Half an hour drive
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
Breakfast at Longhouse. Say good bye with the longhouse people. Depart for Tumbang Anoi, 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, 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 fo 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
Palangka Raya 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
Sun block lotion
Camera with water proof bag
Comfortable shoes and slippers
Waterproof backpack to store your items