Datah Bilang along East Kalimantan Mahakam River
Datah Bilang is a village of traditional Dayak Kenyah Tribes, who are migrated from the Apokayan Region to the less Isolated area of Data Bilang. Data Bilang has a wealth of ecological and cultural treasures that survive deep within the rainforest jungle of Indonesia ’s largest island.
Along the upper reaches of the Mahakam river, you can discover the rich art of the Dayak Culture, and their tradional life beliefs. The indigenous Dayak Kenyah & Badayk Bahau settlement Datah Bilang along the Mahakam River of Kalimantan is an ideal way to experience the incredible culture, where village elders practice traditional medicine and mark their status with intricate body tattoos and remarkably heavy ear adornments, we will be warmly welcomed guests in their traditional longhouses.
The Mahakam River Tour and Houseboat Cruise Expeditions are a collection of exploratories and dream tour destination journeys that reflect the particular passions and favorite places in Indonesia. We created the Borneo Mahakam Rain Forest Cruise tour for those who search a indigenous Dayak Culture in the deep dense jungle with its exotic flora and fauna. Borneo travelers will have an unforgettable experience trip in Indonesia, however, it is designed for those who are adventurous in body and spirit.
Datah Bilang Mahakam River Travelers InformationTour Destination :
Indonesia, East Kalimantan, Mahakam River, Data Bilang
Main Tourism Interest & Things to do :
Dayak Kenyah and Dayak Bahau traditional Culture, with Longhouse and Dayak arts, surrounded by Jungle and Rainforest.
Small Dayak Populated village along the almost upper part of the Mahakam River, learning traditional Art and the History of the Dayak Kenyah Culture, also a jungle trek, or rainforest hikking can be done, recommended visit time is 1 or 4 days
Jungle Trek can be done in the surrounded area of Data Bilang, or Along the Mahakam River, recommended visit time for jungle trek and Dayak Culture is 1 to 4 days.
Dayak Kenyah & Dayak Bahau
Flora & Fauna :
Low Land Rainforest
Tour Starting Point :
Balikpapan Airport East Kalimantan Indonesia
Tour Transport Possibilities :
By Public Bus or car from Balikpapan to Samarinda, continue by Houseboat or public ferry to Long Iram, and then by motorcanoe cruise up to Data Bilang area, estimated travel time to reach Data Bilang, from the entry point Balikpapan is 2 - 3 days.
Tour Ending Point :
Balikpapan East Kalimantan, also possible to Trek via the Muller Mountains to Pontianak West Kalimantan, Indonesia
Tour Distance to entry point :
600 Km to from Balikpapan Airport East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Tour Duration :
Short Get Through Visit 6 to 8 Days
Tour & Adventure Grade :