Tour Code: BPPE03 Departure Times: 9.00AM / 1.00PM / 5.00PM Duration: 4 Hours Meals: Lunch + High Tea + Dinner Departure Point: Kota Kinabalu, Sabah
Transfer to the Mari Mari Cultural Village. Upon arrival and after a briefing with your village guides, cross over the hanging bridge to arrive at the entrance of the village. Here, you will be ushered to the warmth of different homes of the ethnicities of Sabah. Each home was built by descendants of the tribes they represent – such as the ethnic tribes, namely the Bajau, Kadazan, Rungus , Muruts and others. It offers you a truly genuine experience seeing everything in and around the village lends to its magical prowess of taking you back in time. Not only does this village portray these tribes through the architectural genius of their traditional houses, but also through a range of simulated lives of the olden epoch by the residents of the village. Acquaint yourself with each tribe as they let you come into their house and their simple yet intricate lives.
As you traverse the village, you will find demonstration huts along the main houses in which daily activities of old times come into life. For example, the making of blowpipe, starting a fire (from bamboo tree – you will learn the steps of making fire without the help of a lighter), tattoo-making (and its symbolisms) and more. Later, proceed to see the cultural show performed by the village guides and you will be welcomed to join in the performance. Enjoy delectable traditional and fusion cuisines before the end of the tour. Return to the city.