Mari-Mari Cultural Village

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day tour

Tour Level: Moderate

Tour Comfort: Standard

Tour Period: Morning

tour highlights

  • Travel back in time to the days of the head hunters in this cultural village
  • Dance traditional dances with the locals
  • Watch fire being made with bamboo, followed by a blowpipe making demonstration
  • Enjoy the delicacies of local cuisine

tour details

Set amongst a tropical fruit orchard with a bubbling river flowing through it, the Mari Mari cultural village will take you on a journey back in time to the days of the head hunters. Walk across a suspension bridge and meet the village headman. Follow your guide to the various houses and see a fire starting demonstration using bamboo and a blowpipe making demonstration. Next, partake in traditional games like the Murut langsaran. There are stalls offering local delicacies where you get to taste herbal drinks, rice wine and food cooked in bamboo. You can also get one of the head-hunters to draw a henna tattoo for you. The visit ends with a simple demonstration of traditional dances with the famous Murut “Magunatip” or bamboo dance as the finale. A Malaysian buffet lunch is included.

tour description

A 40 minute drive out of the city brings you to the Mari Mari cultural village. Set amongst a tropical fruit orchard with a bubbling river flowing through the middle of it, the Mari Mari cultural village will take you on a journey back in time to the days of the head hunters. Walk across a suspension bridge to get to the village and you will be met by the village headman. Follow your guide to the various houses and see fire starting demonstration using bamboo, blowpipe making demonstration and partake in traditional games like the Murut langsaran. There are stalls offering local delicacies where you get to taste herbal drinks, rice wine and sampling of food cook in a bamboo. You can also get one of the head-hunters to draw a henna tattoo for you. The visit ends with a simple demonstration of traditional dances with the famous Murut "Magunatip" or bamboo dance as the finale. A Malaysian buffet lunch is included.
Return to your hotel after lunch

includes

  • Transfer from/to hotel included : YES (Pick-up / Drop-off at hotels out of town at surcharge)
  • Meals included : Lunch

notes

  • Activities inside the cultural village will be conducted by the cultural village guide, on SIC basis
Tour code: BKIDKMMC
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