Ati Dayak Culture & Wildlife Tours
Tour Destination : Tumbang
Ati, Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
Interest & Things to do :
Trek at Central Kalimantan.
Tangkiling Nature Reserve lies
approximately 34 kilometers north of Palangkaraya. Small rivers flow
through the reserve.
Kaja Island ( Pulau Kaja ) as a orangutan lowland rain forest island
where orangutans after their rehabiliation are released and returned
into the wild.
well-known tourism object is Telo Island, a fishing village and port.
The name Telo means three islands. It is pleasant site for recreation.
Rawai is known for its beautiful and challenging rapids. Suitable for
adventurers, white-water rafters and nature lovers.
Bukit Rawi, north of Palangkaraya, in the upper reaches of the Kahayan
river, are a sandung and a sapunduk, wooden structures in which the
ashes of the dead are kept. Sapunduk is a statue which serves as
pillar. This pillar is also used to tie buffaloes during certain
ceremonie Kualakapuas one can find the remains of old settlement. The
place is also good for boating and recreation. Not far away is Pasir
Putih in Lupak.
longhouse at Buntoi is more than 100 years old. The house is made of
iron-wooden of palm fiber. It is now used by the descendants of the
original occupants. Buntoi is located in the Kahayan Hilir district,
and can be reached from Banjarmasin by motorboat via Pulang Pisang. It
is also can be reached from Palangkaraya via Pulang Pisang. The trip
takes one day. Pantar and Sandung statues are found in front of the
longhouse at Tumbang Malahui, in the Rungan district, was built in 1911
by Ongko Uwan, together with six of his relatives and son-in-law,
assisted by 400 workers. The house took a year to complete. The length
of the house is 30 meters. The walls are made of tree bark, and the
pillar is called bakas or sulung. Others are called penyambut, tengah
and bungsu. A sandang statue is found in front of the house.
place can be reached from Palangkaraya overland up to Tangkiling, then
over the river to Timbering Jatuh, Rungan district. Then continue to
Timbering Malahui, which takes two hours. A trip from Tangkiling to
Timbering Jatuh, takes 10 hours by klotok boat. The same trip takes
three hours by speedboat. banama
Melawen is five kilometers away from Buntok, near the airstrip. Small
motorboats are available for boating or fishing. Melawen can be reached
From Palangkaraya or Banjarmasin. It can also be reached by sailing up
the Barito river while enjoying the scenery. The lake is a popular
longhouse of Makonjun stands in Makonjun village, Lahei district, not
far from Muaralahai. It can be reached by motorboat from Muarateweh in
two hours. The iron-wood house was built in 1930. It is 100 meters
long. The Makonjun longhouse is quite modern as Dayak longhouses go.
visit time for Palangkaraya is 1 day, for Kahayan,Katingan, Rungan
River is 3 till 6 days.
Culture : Dayak
Ot Danum, Dayak Ngaju
& Fauna : Low
land Tropical Rainforest and Wildlife
Starting Point : Palangkaraya,
Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
Transport Possibilities :Public transport facilities
like boats and buses are available
Point : Palangkaraya,
Central Kalimantan, Indonesia
to enry point : -
Tour Duration :
Recommended visit time for Palangkaraya is 1 day, for Kahayan,Katingan,
Rungan River is 3 till 6 days.
Hotels : Simple
Hotels, Local houses, jungle camp
Tour Grade : Usual