What you'll do
MINIMUM 3 PEOPLE TO START THE TOUR. OTHERWISE CANCELLED We’ll take a motor canoe and trek our way through the river and jungle, exploring and observing the natural environment of this special tribe.
- Meals and stays included
Every adventure is fully planned, from activities to accommodations.
- Led by locals
Adventures are hosted by local insiders who immerse you in their culture.
- One-of-a-kind access
Explore places and communities you can't easily access on your own.
Water, tea, coffee
3 nights in a house
1 ferry ride, other
Where you'll be
We’ll meet on Siberut island, and soon set out on a river canoe to trek through the jungle to meet the Mentawai tribe. We’ll spend 4 nights with the locals before we take a ferry back to Padang.
I have been engaged as a Mentawai guide for the past 6 years preserving their natural environment and unique tribal activities. I always promote good practice and hands-on approach for all my guests, thus making then be truly immersed into the daily life of Mentawai tribe. I graduated from University of Padang majoring in history, which enables me to see and explain a bigger picture of the locals and Indonesia in general. What others say about me? - I am highly responsible, reliable and above all patient with all visitors to Mentawai. I am knowledgeable and skilled licensed guide as well.
Things to keep in mind
Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.
Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.
Up to 2 guests ages 18 and up can attend. The activity level for this Adventure is moderate.
You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.
- Please bare in mind there is no electricity, charge your camera and phone - No running water. River is the option. - Please accept living in the same condition as locals, showing mutual respect
4 day adventure
Live with the Mentawai Jungle tribe
£252 / person
£252 / person