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3 day adventure

Native Life and Waterfall Adventure

3 day adventure

Native Life and Waterfall Adventure

5 reviews
Experience life with Semai tribespeople and a secluded waterfall excursion
Duration
3 days
Group size
Up to 8 people
Activity level
Moderate
Hosted in
English
3 day adventure

Native Life and Waterfall Adventure

3 day adventure

Native Life and Waterfall Adventure

5 reviews
Experience life with Semai tribespeople and a secluded waterfall excursion
Duration
3 days
Group size
Up to 8 people
Activity level
Moderate
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

**This experience adds 1 more day to our overnight experience to the same village >> airbnb.com/adventurewithadi We’ll drive 3 hours from Kuala Lumpur to a traditional Semai village, where we’ll stay in huts built by our native friends. Guided by some local experts, we'll learn to weave accessories used for the Semai’s spiritual dances, practice shooting the traditional Semai hunting blowpipe and swim in a nearby river, just like the local do. Our meals will be a feast of indigenous dishes to be had in one of their homes. On day two, we'll start early to hike into the deeper parts of the forests, using logging roads to get to a waterfall so secluded that even some of the villagers haven't been to. We'll spend half a day here swimming and eating our packed lunch surrounded by an almost untouched piece of the forests. During the night, we'll do a short night walk around the outskirts of the village. Day three, we’ll hike one to two hours into the rainforest to search for the rafflesia flower, one of the largest on earth.

Airbnb Adventures

Airbnb Adventures

  • Meals and stays included

    Every adventure is fully planned, from activities to accommodations.

  • Led by locals

    Adventures are hosted by local insiders who immerse you in their culture.

  • One-of-a-kind access

    Explore places and communities you can't easily access on your own.

What's included

Accommodations
1 night in a hut
Transportation
1 car ride
Equipment
Creative supplies, outdoor gear
Food
2 lunches, 1 breakfast, 1 dinner, snacks
Drinks
Water, tea, coffee

Your itinerary

Where you'll be

Your hosts

I first visited the village in late 2016 to meet with one of the leaders of their Eco-tourism initiative, which happens to be the tribe name of the natives here, the SEMAI people. From personal experience and alike most of the indigenous people in Peninsular Malaysia, they are naturally shy people. But as we kept the friendship and built trust through a few concerted efforts of organizing trips here, they have slowly embraced us like family. Our Semai friends have helped us achieve our goal of INSPIRING others to travel and adventure while EMPOWERING the local communities we work with! I'll will also co-organize this with Jennyfer, who comes from an even smaller native tribe originating from Borneo, the Kenyah people.
Adi
Adi
Jennyfer
Jennyfer

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Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 12 and up can attend. The activity level for this adventure is moderate.

More tips

The activities meant to be shared are only techniques and methods used by our native friends. No animals will be harmed during the activity.
Adi
3 day adventure
Native Life and Waterfall Adventure
5 reviews
From $190/person
5 reviews
From $190/person