Top Sumatra Walking Tours
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Orangutans are among the world’s most endangered animals and North Sumatra is one of a handful of locations where it’s possible to view them in their natural habitat. This 4-hour trek in the UNESCO-listed Gunung Leuser National Park will take you into the heart of the jungle, for an encounter with not only Orangutans, but macaques, gibbons and Sumatran peacocks.
Learn how to perform the traditional dance (animals, war dance and gratitude to nature) and traditional ceremonies. Mentawai is one of the best place to conduct an Ethnographic study since it’s one of the oldest tribe in Indonesia. Mentawai Island tattoo is the oldest in the world using materials from nature. Some other activities might include “Process the sago” (Mentawaian daily food), staple food made from the sawdust of the tree, make bow and arrows and poison for it, If any ritual or something to celebrate they go hunting. The women usually go fishing in the river. Children will also be able to participate in those activities (fishing, hunting practice, roof making, etc.). Mentawaian traditional dance have many different styles mostly inspired by the animals (monkey, birds, snakes…) For your trip, our Mentawaian Guide will ask what sort of dance style you would like to enjoy so the head of clan can suggest who should perform of the dance.
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