Mentawai jungle trekking 4 days / 3 nights 

 

Day 1: Padang – Siberut 

The journey start at 07:00 am from Padang city bay. we travel to Mentawai by fast ferry . When we arrive in Mailepet port – 1.30 pm. We take the motor powered canoe to cross scenic jungle river before trekking to Mentawai clan house. Once Arrived at Mentawai clan house it is time to take rest and lunch. Then going to do some activities with the Mentawai shaman in the jungle at 05:00 pm back to the “Uma” and dinner. 

Day 2: Daily activities and Mentawai tribe 

After breakfast, 10:00 pm preparing do Mentawai daily activities in the jungle, kind of that activities in the form of daily life about their culture, traditions in the jungle, like how to processing ,,sago,, as Mentawai primer food, finding some materials in the jungle with shaman then processing become Mentawai traditional poison for hunting. At 05:00 pm Back to the “Uma” take rest and dinner. 

Day 3: Move to next another clan 

Wake up in the morning, after breakfast and prepare our belongings, at 08:30 we will do trekking to next, another clan. Walk 4hours to 5 hours depending on how fast we walk (Uma), take rest, lunch and prepare for next activities. Go to the jungle with shaman and with the rest of the family and doing Mentawai local activities. After that Back to the Uma, making Mentawai traditional bracelet and 07:00 pm prepare for dinner. At the night free time programs and various activities in village. 

 Day 4: Going back to Padang 

After breakfast and packing 09:00 am we will do short trekking to river and boat will pick up then go back to village. After transit in the village we heading back to Padang by fast ferry.

mentawai people