The Mentawai islands are a chain of islands in Indonesia off the western coast of Sumatra, recognized as having some of the most perfect surfing breaks in the world. However, because most waves break over very sharp and shallow coral reefs, only experienced surfers should attempt them.
Mentawai people use Bahasa Indonesia and they also have their own Mentawai language.
MENTAWAI ISLAND ”SIBERUT TRIBE” Days 6 Nights contact: [email protected] mobile: +6281374006060
( Depart on Monday, Sumber Rezeky Ferry Padang - Siberut )
Welcome & Greeting service upon arrival at “BIM” Airport. Transfer to Hotel for rest and waiting for departure time to Muara Siberut in the evening. The boat departure at 18.00. overnight on board.
DAY 02 : MUARA SIBERUT – THE NATIVE’S VILLAGE (B,L,D)
Early morning arrive in Muara Siberut, after getting permit from the local government, taking motorized canoe to Rorogot or Madobak, it depend on the water in the river, walking to sakaleo or to Bat Nusa about 3,5 hours. Overnight at Bat Nusa or Sakaleo at Native’s House.
DAY 03 : EXPLORING THE NATIVE’S ACTIVITIES (B,L,D) After having B’fast exploring the daily activities of Native’s Mentawai Tribe Such as : Hunting, Fishing, Making Sago Powder (Main food of Mentawaian Tribe), when you are lucky, you have chance to see the traditional dances of Mentawai during the ceremonies in the evening.
DAY 04 : WALKING TO ANOTHER VILLAGE (B,L,D) In the morning free at own leasure together with the Native’s before leaving to Bat Alemoi by walk about 2,5 hours. Overnight at Native’s House at Bat Elemoi.
DAY 05 : BAT ELEMOI – MUARA SIBERUT (B,L,D) Half day exploring the Native’s activities before leaving to Muara Siberut such as : To see how they make Loin Clothes from the Bark of Tree, Making Tatoes, Bow and Poison Arrow, Etc. The Ferry depart to Padang in the Evening. Overnight on board.
DAY 06 : ARRIVING IN PADANG (B) Early morning arrive in Padang, transfer to Hotel or Airport for your next destination. Tour END
English speaking guide and Local Ranger Porter 1 rag seg/person in trekking Permit fee and entrance fee Accommodation at Native’s House or Simple Bungalow at the beach Hotel in Padang on the first day (Day Used) All Transport to complete the journey (Ticket Ferry, Motorized Canoe) Meals as specified in the Itinerary, All food brought from Padang, along the Journey in the island the food is carried by porters and cooked by Guide and help by his crew. Private return transfer APT – HOTEL – Harbour
Hotel in Padang in the last night Insurance Other personal needs Tips
Three ways to travel to the Mentawai Islands.
Traditional Mentawai peoples Trekking Diving Fishing
Surf spots include:
The following surf camp provides instruction: