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Amazing experience with wonderful people

Living in the jungle with a Mentawai family was already an amazing experience, but doing it guided... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Irene_G5555
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County Dublin, Ireland
wonderful person

Eru is a wonderful person. After few emails in which I asked information on the tour in the land of... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
inando2018
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Padang, Indonesia
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Living in the jungle with a Mentawai family was already an amazing experience, but doing it guided by Eru, Teo and his crew was exceptional. Eru is a wonderful person, always trying to help and teach us everything he can about the Mentawai culture and...More

4  Thank Irene_G5555
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

Eru is a wonderful person. After few emails in which I asked information on the tour in the land of the mentawai, I decided the date of my trip, but unfortunately Eru was already busy with other guests. The thing that amazed me is that...More

3  Thank inando2018
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Honestly i would say it was one of the best experiences i've ever had , Eru took care of everything since the beginning and he was always on me trying to make the experience better ... he knows the tribe very well, the language and...More

2  Thank Joaquin G
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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

The Mentawai’ What a beautiful island which I would describe as a small patch of paradise on earth. I don’t want to badly review the place, but there are some things people need to be aware of before coming especially if you are a budget...More

1  Thank Sam V
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The best experience ever i had in my journey, i spent 4 days in the jungle with mentawai tribe, it was amazing how can shared life with them, tried new food, going to the jungle with the shamans and learning about their culture. And thank...More

1  Thank mariacortez48
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

Life time experience,good people,living traditional life,welcoming visitors,sharing their food,Sweet air,beautifull jungle and refreshing creeks,with gentle ,,vibration''of the shaman at night......Thanks Oncy

2  Thank Lenner I
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Reviewed 2 January 2018

Hi there ! We just spend one month in West Sumatra - Mentawai Islands and it was just a wonderful time there . Because of vulcano reasons we had to rebook our trip from Bali to West Sumatra . Without knowing anything , we just...More

Thank lightwarrior72
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

One day when I was preparing my journey to Asia I decided to find something original and new for me in Indonesia. Thanks to people on internet I found information about Mentawai Tribe so I decided to find out more information about it and it...More

1  Thank MariuszWi
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Massimo and Christian were spot on when judging which waves to surf and often allowed our group to be the first to arrive at a spot before the other boats allowing some quieter sessions in the smaller late season swells. Both great guys who want...More

Thank Steve H
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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

I met Eru Mamak in Padang. I red Some good reviews of him on tripadvisor, thats why I texted him. Unfortenatelly he had already another trip, but he had a friend who could be my guide. First I met Eru in Padang. He showed me...More

2  Thank Eline P
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JohnFoster68
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Response from Irfan B |
By the shiip , Ferry and also Mentawai fast in each it we have two or three of the shiip and about cost, it is depend on the shiip that You want to take for ex.if You want to take the shiip of Ferry You should pay the ticket... More
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