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Half-day Mari-Mari cultural village

Receive a traditional jungle greeting and be ushered into the homes of the different ethnicities of Sabah during this emotional journey back through time. Each home you visit was built by and represents a different Bornean tribe. Acquaint yourself with each grouping as its members invite you into their humble abodes and show you their simple yet intricate lives. Your sense of expectation for what lies ahead will build up the scenic trip through a rich spectrum of greenery overarched by wild blue skies. As you wander through the cultural village of Mari-Mari, which is just 25 minutes away from the big city, you will find demonstration huts in which the daily activities of old come to life. See the making of blowpipes and how to a start a fire from bamboo. Learn how to make a spark without the help of a lighter, just like in prehistoric times, and the art of tattooing and what it means. Enjoy lunch or high tea at the village (beverage on own account) and experience the hospitality of the rainforests. By the end of this fascinating journey into the past, you have been able to see, hear, taste and feel the essence of what Sabah truly is, an unforgettable encounter of the Bornean homeland, which is home to three countries and dozens of languages. Receive a traditional jungle greeting and be ushered into the homes of the different ethnicities of Sabah during this emotional journey back through time. Each home you visit was built by and represents a different Bornean tribe. Acquaint yourself with each grouping as its members invite you into their humble abodes and show you their simple yet intricate lives. Meeting/pick-up point: Collection from hotel. Duration: Four hours. Pick-up time: Between 9am and 10am. End/closing time: 1pm. Languages: English-speaking driver.