The Malaysian Countryside , at best, combines the virtues of a slower pace of life, trying to keep close to Nature and depending mainly on Agriculture and Cottage Industries – from Tribal Leftovers to Fruit Orchards. A taste of coconut wine awaits. The MAH MERI are an indigenous tribe of Senoi Aborigines 2,000 remaining and they were sea gypsies. The depend on fishing and agriculture. The setting screams of a mesmerizing experience ! AWESOME TOUR – NO ONE ELSE DOES THIS TOUR IN KUALA LUMPUR.
* Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city * All entrance fees, meals and snacks included
* 1 Home cooked lunch
* Family friendly and physically not challenging
* Return transfer by English speaking Chauffeur-Guide with commentary
* Gypsy Guide for village tour
* Toddy tasting with exotic snacks
0900hrs After breakfast depart for the countryside to arrive at the MAH MERI VILLAGE and be greeted by the local aboriginal guide for a comprehensive tour. Learn their cultural traditions while you visit an ancestral home . They are soft spoken people who laugh even in adversity. They have excelled in wood carvings depicting rich mythological meanings with spiritual connections. Their work is an art of world class. Their ancestors come in their dreams and instruct them the shape of the next figurine. This tradition is handed down from father to son. They are listed under UNESCO.
1200hrs Visit TYPICAL MALAY HOME for a HERBAL GARDEN TOUR of traditional plants for blood pressure, cancer, diabetes etc. Lunch is served – HOMECOOKED MALAY FOOD Awesome ! Take a breather !
1400hrs Drive past scenic HOMES ON STILTS and photo shoots.
TODDY PARTY Adjourn to a typical toddy shop at a palm oil plantation for some fresh toddy! Toddy is palm wine and is harvested from the fronds of the Coconut tree. Toddy is a health drink that cleanses the urethral and liver systems. Fresh toddy is served with exotic snacks as in deer meat, wild boar, chicken, mutton even monitor lizards. These dishes go well with toddy. An experience par excellence ! Toddy has 4% alcohol content.
1600hrs Depart for Kuala Lumpur arriving approx 1800hrs. End of tour