A cultural tour to observe the life style of one of indigenous ethnic groups of Sabah, the Bajau. Enjoy the chance to participate in the crab catching which is one of the activities of the Bajau people, and try your skills on one of Malaysia's major Cottage industry. Take home your priceless work of art.
Your half-day experience will begin with a pickup at your hotel lobby at approximately 8am. Meet you guide before embarking on a cultural journey with a morning drive to Gayang Village. Gayang Village is one of the sites where you can observe the life style of the Bajau (one of the indigenous ethnic groups of Sabah) also known as the sea gypsy.
Upon reaching the village, light refreshments will be served before embarking on the river to see the houses of the Bajau's. You will be able to participate in the crab catching which is one of the activities of the Bajau people.
Observe the vegetation of the mangrove which provide not only shelter but also protection against any strong winds and tides. Stilt houses can be seen along the river banks and also fish traps which provide the fishermen extra income.
Returning back to the jetty, Batik Painting activity is one of the pastimes that the people have acquired when they embrace other customs. Try your skills on one of Malaysia's major Cottage industry and maybe you just might be able to bring back your priceless work of art. After the tour, transfer back to hotel.