Mentawai Tribe Tour 5 days

  • Private tour
  • Family friendly
  • Book now pay later*

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.

What's included

* Please check prices for full list of inclusions and exclusions


  • 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


  • Cold drinks
  • Visas
  • Meals and drinks in Padang
  • Porters
  • Personal needs
  • Hotel to stay in Padang


Available in

Dutch, English, Japanese

Available for

Children, Students, Adults, Seniors

Departure & Return

Start city: Padang , West Sumatra, Indonesia

Pick up times available: 07:00

Pick up location: Padang City

Ends at: Padang City

Nearest airport: Minangkabau International Airport (PDG)

Eco Features:

  • Eco-friendly accommodation
    Eco-friendly accommodation
    Most of accommodation is provided in indigenous or local community or eco-lodge
  • Education & exploration
    Education & exploration
    The product is educational rather than entertainment focused - it respects and gives insight into local traditions and/or environment
  • Interaction with locals or nature
    Interaction with locals or nature
    The major part of the tour is spent on interacting with local communities, their representative(s) (other than guides) or observing the nature or animals without disturbing their natural habitat and environment

Cancellation policy

100% cancellation fee - between 0-2 days before the travel date
50% cancellation fee - between 3-6 days before the travel date
0% cancellation fee - 7 days or more before the travel date

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from $325 per person