Long Bawan (Krayan)


Long Bawan at Kayan Mentarang National Park along the Maysian Border at Indonesia Borneo Island  has traditional Dayak Tribes, with a wealth of ecological and cultural treasures that survive deep within the rainforest jungle of Indonesia ’s largest island. Kalimantan ’s dense jungle and wide terrain of wetlands have traditionally kept the region isolated from all but the adventurous travelers, and along the upper reaches of the Kayan and Bahau rivers, you can discover the rich Dayak Culture. The indigenous Dayak settlements along the Kayan and her side Rivers of Kalimantan is an ideal way to experience the incredible Dayak culture, where village elders practice traditional medicine and mark their status with intricate body tattoos and remarkably heavy ear adornments, we will be warmly welcomed guests in their traditional longhouses. At Borneo you can enjoy a sightful experience of traditional culture and grand diversity of exotic flora and wildlife from black orchids to fresh water dolphins and orangutans, and venture ashore for captivating jungle explorations and unforgettable encounters in our village visits.

The Expeditions are a collection of exploratories and Indonesia dream destination journeys that reflect the particular passions and favorite places. We created the Borneo adventure tours for those who search a indigenous Dayak Culture in the deep dense jungle with it’s exotic flora and fauna. Borneo travelers will have an unforgettable experience trip in Indonesia, however, it is designed for those who are adventurous in body and spirit.

Long Bawan is the capital of the Krayan sub-district, and the easiest gateway to the Highlands. Long Midang is the first village across the border coming from Ba’ Kelalan (Sarawak), while Lembudud can be reached in 1 ½ days trek from Bario (Sarawak). Other villages like Long Umung, Terang Baru, Pa’ Padi, Berian Baru can be easily visited on foot or by motorcycle from Long Bawan. When in Krayan, try to get a glimpse of and learn about cultural and musical traditions of the Lundayeh peoples at the Cultural Field School in Terang Baru. The location can be easily reached by walking (30′) or by motorcycle from Long Bawan. Overnight stays in the traditional building of the school can be arranged.

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