Mentawai Tribe Tour 5 days

  • Family friendly

The Mentawai tribe activities you can see and join:

Making local food
See the dance performance by local people
Making poison for the arrows for hunting
Net fishing at the river
Watch Sagu Processing (Mentawai staple food)
Making cloth from bark of tree
Attend the traditional dance in the evening
Find the grabs and try it

Other daily activities: a trek is only recommended if you are prepared to accept very basic and often uncomfortable hiking.

What to bring: Mosquito net + Sleeping Mat. (Provided), Plastic Boots ( Suggested ) or Sport Shoes + Slipper Insect Repellent, Malaria Tablet, Bed Sheets or a Simple Sleeping Bag, A bottle for drinking water, Sun Cream or Block, Rain jacket or poncho, Swimming Suit, Earplugs, 2 Pair of Socks + 1 Sweater, 2 shorts + 1 trouser, 2 - 3 T-Shirts, A Torch or Flashlight, Personal Medication, Photo Copies of your Passports, ETC.

Day 1 Padang - Siberut - Bat Obai

6:00am Leave for the harbour. The ferry leaves at 7:00am to Siberut Island via Muara Sikabaluan (north of Siberut) and takes 3 hours.

12:00 Leave for Muara Siberut (south of Siberut) for one hour and have lunch there. After lunch we continue our trip to Bat Obai village which takes 2 hours by boat and we will stay overnight in a native's house.

Day 2 Bat Obai

At the same house, see the life and activities of the tribes (free program). Overnight at the same house.

Day 3 Bat Obai - Bat Osab

8:00 After breakfast, we leave Bat Obai and visit Bat Osab. It takes 3 hours walk (trekking) through the jungle. We will stay here overnight in a native's house.

Day 4 Bat Osab

At the same house, see the life and activities of the tribes (free program). Overnight at the same house.

Day 5 Bat Osab - Siberut - Padang

9:00 After breakfast, we leave Bat Osab to the side of the river. It takes 2 hours walk to catch the ferry back to Padang. The ferry leaves Siberut harbor at 15:00 and arrive at 6:pm. Straight transfer to your hotel and tour ends.

Note: We are not responsible and do not cover for any costs incurred if the ferry delay because of bad weather.

Note: The Itinerary can be changed if it is necessary, depend on the situation and the condition of the group request.

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


What's included

  • Guiding in selected language
  • Park/ museum entrance fees
  • Transport Hotel to the Harbor - Hotel
  • Mentawai fast ferry Padang-Siberut and return
  • Boat going to the inner of the island and return
  • Meals and drinks (coffee, tea and mineral water) along the trip
  • Accommodation at the native's house. On the floor with mosquito net
  • Mosquito net and mattress

Available in

Dutch, English, Japanese


Available for

Children, Students, Adults, Seniors



Departure & Return

Start city: Padang , West Sumatra

Pick up times available: 07:00

Pick up location: Padang City

Ends at: Padang City

Nearest airport: Minangkabau International Airport (PDG)



Additional Info

Country: Indonesia

Duration: 5 days

from $325 per person

* Minimum of 2 adults are required on this tour

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  • Mentawai Tribe
  • Mentawai People
  • Minangkabau
  • Dance Show
  • Mentawai Dance
  • Minang Food
  • Siberut
  • Bull race
  • Traditional Food
  • Siberut Island
  • Muara Siberut