Isuy Dayak Longhouse Culture Tours
Tanjung Isuy is a settlement of the Benuaq dayak at Jempang lake as the
big lake at the understream of the Mahakam River. There is an original
traditional longhouse in the village which welcomes visitors, and give
possibilities for overnight at a standard Indonesian style of
accommodation. In Tanjung Isuy Dayak village, Woman can be seen weaving
ulap doyo, the traditional free-fiber cloth typical of this area.
Tourist Visitors can also see the guardian statues and the grave of a
Benuaq king In this area, as the nearest Dayak village along the
Mahakam River from Samarinda, we can see floating houses on
Lake Jempang as a water buffer of the Mahakam River, a typical village
is Jantur, which habitats are major from the South Kalimantan Banjarese
tribe, which it's original style, colorfull buildings, worth a visit on
the way. Upstream Tanjung Isuy there is a grand old longhouse in
Mancong. Less Tourist visit the lamin ( Longhouses ) of Pentat and
Lembunah, on the Ohong River. At the beautifull Ohong Creek which is a
tunnul of low land forest Various species of birds, iguanas, and
bekantan (Proboscis monkeys) can be found in the low-land forest trees
along the river.
Destination : Tanjung isuy & Mancong , Mahakam
River, East Kalimantan, Indonesia
& Things to do :
Jungle trek, and exploring the Flora and Fauna which can't be found
anywhere else in the world, as only in along this Mahakam River which
is the second longest River in Indonesia, and Third longest in the
World, and streams from the Muller Mountains into the Sulawesi Sea. One
of the Tourism object can be found along the Mahakam River in East
Kalimantan is :
Mura Muntai, Tanjung Isuy & Mancong, as Dayak Benuaq villages
with Longhouses, settled along the Jempang Lake, surrounded with
lowland rainforest and wild life.
Recommended visit time for the Mahakam River is 3 till 4 days.