Awesome tour one of a kind! No one else does it in Kuala Lumpur!
Overview: The Malaysian Countryside combines a slower pace of life, trying to keep close to Nature and depending mainly on Agriculture and Cottage Industries - from Tribal Leftovers to Fruit Orchards.
THE MAH (PEOPLE) MERI (FOREST) is an indigenous subgroup of Senoi Aborigines 2,000 remaining whowere sea gypsies depending mainly on fishing and agriculture.They are soft spoken people who laugh even in adversityand excel in wood carvings depicting rich mythological meanings with spiritual connections. Their ancestors come in their dreams and instruct them the shape of the figurines to be carved. They are listed under UNESCO.
ITINERARY: (Daily departures on shared basis)
09:00 After breakfast depart for the countryside.
10:00 On arrival a Mah Meri Guide will take us on a walkabout tour of the village. He will belt out facts and fancies of his people and the Rumah Moyang (Ancestral Temple), the most fascinating part of the tour. Every year in March they have a Day of Ancestral Worship and food and drinks are placed at the altar in return of good health, good harvest and protection from evil. There is much merriment of dancing and worship. The tour moves on for a demonstration of wood carving and origami by the folks of the village.
13:00 Visit a TYPICAL MALAY HOME for Herbal Garden Tour of traditional plants for blood pressure, cancer, diabetes... Lunch is home cooked MALAY FOOD. Awesome!
14:00 Drive past scenic houses on stilts. Photo shoots.
TODDY PARTY: a journey to a typical toddy shop for some fresh toddy with a touch of exotic snacks in mutton, chicken, wild boar, venison. Toddy is coconut wine extracted from the fronds of the Coconut tree.
16:00 Depart for Kuala Lumpur and arriving approx at 18:00.
End of Tour.
- Single traveler: USD 345
- 2 or more travelers: USD 172 per person
- Return transfer with English speaking Chauffeur and Guide
- Free flow Mineral Water
- All entrance fees
- Home cooked lunch.