Here local single mothers will show you how to weave various handicrafts, with the opportunity of you giving it a try yourself, before you trek through the jungle whilst identifying the local flora and fauna. Upon reaching the grounds of the Jungle School, you will learn to build a day-shelter using ‘bertam’ leaves collected from the jungle and learn the secrets of fire-starting using the wood you collected. Before lunch of rice, chicken, fish and vegetables all cooked in bamboo, test yourself at a blowpipe competition and a puzzle solving game known as ‘Jah re Noi’. Before ending the tour and trekking back to civilisation, enjoy your traditionally cooked lunch with a special show for you by Encik Raman using his unique nose flute. 09:00 AM : Meet local expert at SKEM Driving Academy Sdn. Bhd. 09:15 AM : Introduction to Kampung Batu 12 and trekking to Jungle School campsite 10:00 AM : Tea break 10:30 AM : Shelter preparation (searching for ‘bertam’ leaves and preparing a day shelter) 11:00 AM : Fire preparation (searching for wood and how to start a fire) 11:30 AM : Food preparation and water searching (food in bamboo – rice, chicken, fish, vegetables) 12:00 PM : Cooking time 01:00 PM : Lunch time 01:30 PM : Weaving demonstration 02:00 PM : Blowpipe and puzzle game 03:00 PM : Trek back to civilisation!
I’m Khen, the founder of LokaLocal - it connects travelers to authentic local experiences in Malaysia, crafted by locals. This experience is co-hosted by one of our local experts - Raman. Raman, 48, is a Semai tribesman who was raised in the jungle. For the most part, he lives off the land, and often gets involved in community-related activities. Since 2011, he has been working to empower the indigenous people and revive the dying Orang Asli cultural heritage.
Weaving materials, blowpipe and puzzle games
We will meet in SKEM Driving Academy, then trek to Jungle School campsite in Kampung Batu 12. As you walk along in the jungle, you can learn more about the flora and fauna in Gombak, it's safe.
Wear waterproof shoes, you will go through muddy trails and. cross a stream or river.
Please note that Raman's daughter - Jue will wait you in SKEM Driving Academy at 9 am.
Learn basic jungle survival skills