Saturday, 14 September 2019


The oldest Longhouse of  Dayak Kenayatn in Saham Village, has been existed more then 200 year

Long House, ‘Rumah Betang’ is a house traditional house of Dayak Society. Saham longhouse is the oldest traditional house of Dayak Kenayatn Society in west Kalimantan. The building is 180m long and there are 36 doors. In every single door is occupied by at least three extended family. It is occupied by a 264 people.
This trip offers cultural and anthropological aspect of Dayak Kenayatn. The Society is well know for they are

friendly and humble.
On the journey longhouse offers nice scenery of rice field area, rubber plantation, greenness hills, along the coast from Pontianak to Sungai Pinyuh. And also offers scenery of mixing society of multi-culture of different  ethnics such as Malay, Chinese,  and Dayak.  
The tour also offers Traditional Chinese Coffee in Sungai Pinyuh, a place figures out multi ethnic society.
After Sungai Pinyuh, the journey goes further through, Galang Villages, where on certain season there are pineapple stall on the roadsides. The village produces pineapple, rambutan and rice. Most of the villagers are farmers. They work on their own land grow poultry and other informal sectors.
Mandor Struggling Monument is another place and tourist object to stop recorded thousands people killed by Japanese Navy from 1942 to1945. There is Mass Grave Yard of the leader of West Kalimantan just 1,5km from the main road. Annually, in this, family of the missing people to pray and memorize the victims of brutality of the war. Since this reason year government defined, the regional morning day on the
Sehak Hills, the greenness area make the tour from the struggling monument up to the longhouse makes the tour tireless. The journey goes through villages which is nowadays the culture transform into more civilize. In some places the villager getting more varies in economic activities.
Pahuman, a small town is the point to get into the longhouse. It is situated 17 km from the main road. From here to the longhouse the taste of Dayak culture more exists. Stinky crumb rubber dried everywhere; as well cacao nut and rice in the harvest season become common scenery. Dayak People work hand and hand in the time of cultivating harvesting in the rice field. Taste of urban society exist and still maintained. At about afternoon the journey arrives in the Longhouse. It is the best time to observe, the culture of the society those who live in the longhouse. It is opportunity to talk with the people, and to socialize.
harvest fresh pineapple
The tour includes: Entrance fees, donations, soft drinks and lunch.
Transports: Chartered car and boat
Departure: Guaranteed
Trip dossier: Available upon request
Price:  € 114.50 /2 persons
Group Size: Minimum 2 pax, maximum 6 pax
Alex Afdhal?
consult: Lonely planet Indonesia the 7th edition 2003, p. 673, the 8th edition 2006, p. 610, and the Lonely Planet Borneo edition 2007, p. 237.” The Rough Guide to Southeast Asia on a budget, 1st edition, Nov., 2008, p.373/4
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