3D2N living with Muruts at Marais Village

location_on Kuala Tomani Tenom Sabah Malaysia

today3 days 2 nights

person Group size: 2-3

About this exploration

Are you in a quest of a simple yet adventurous living experience? Come to stay with the Murut for few days in our fully packed activities exploration trip. We will bring you right into the middle of where the Murut tribe lives. A village that you will experience how the tribe live daily, from eat to sleep, work to play. Learning how to work as a rubber tapper and cycling around the rice farm and experiencing as a farmer. Understanding their culture while staying with them in these few days will truly enrich your trip. Let’s pack your bag and join us today!

By supporting this, you also give the local tribe a chance to interact and communicate with the outside world. The aim is to hope that the local eventually can host this exploration under their own community name, and allowing them to have a sustaining income within the village.


Forest Forest

Freshwater Freshwater

Farmland Farmland

Special Interest

Plants Plants

Birds Birds

Insects Insects

Others Others


Biking & Cycling Biking & Cycling

Photography Photography

Others Others

Language spoken in this Xploration
  • English
  • Malay
  • Chinese
  • Mandarin
  • Cantonese
  • Hokkien
Cancellation policy
  • 50% refund 30 days prior to exploration date, except fee.
  • 100% cancellation charged on NO SHOW or Less than 24 hours prior to event date.
  • In the event of unforeseen circumstances, making it impossible to conduct the tour, we reserve the right to change to another tour or cancel the tour at our absolute discretion. In such eventuality, no resources or claims shall be made against us.
Remarks from host

Since it is a trip going into the lives of the tribes, we would appreciate you can cooperate with us well to keep their culture. Our desire is to help the locals to sustain their livelihood at the same time trying to preserve their culture. We encourage you to seek advice from us if in the case that you have some burden for the tribe during the trip.

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Day 1

Mini-Bus pick-up from Tenom into the Murut tribe Villages. Upon arrival, host will take you to familiarise with the village by walking or cycling around the paddy field In the evening, you can take a shower at the river and mingle around with the people before dinner time. The day gets dark about 630pm, people are going to rest early. After that you can have a light and easy time.

02:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Day 2

Breakfast will be served in the morning. After breakfast, experiencing life as a rubber tapper. You will learn how to tap rubber and also understanding their life challenge as a rubber tapping worker. After that, there is a time to rest before lunch. After having lunch, We get to meet village head and some of the locals and get to know their history such as language, belief, their music, their dance and dressing up for special occasions. In the evening, you can join the youth to have some local sports game. After that, dinner will be served and free time to see some local made handcrafts or other products.

07:30 AM - 07:30 PM

Day 3

Saying farewell to the villagers and sending back to Tenom town.

06:30 AM - 07:30 AM


location_on Kuala Tomani Tenom Sabah Malaysia

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Malaysia · Joined in September 2017

I am audio production founder from samwisemusic.com and digital media guy from samwisedigital.com who believes in doing good works. I have visited few villages and stayed with the local communities to learn and give a helping hands to build the communities thru education and skill providing. I believe the little '2 fishes and 5 loaves' we have, can make a difference in others if we offer it up with a cheerful heart! Feel free to check out some of my work at www.maraiscenter.com and www.fb.com/maraiscenter

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