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Mari-Mari Cultural Village

Minimum 2 pax · Half Day Tour · Inanam

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Minimum 2 pax · Half Day Tour · Inanam

Mari-Mari Cultural Village Tour Details

The Mari Mari Cultural Village is located in Kionsom, Inanam, in a remote woodland setting, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Mari Mari Cultural Village reflects the lifestyles of five important Sabah ethnic groups: farmers and traders Dusun and Rungus, hunters and fisherman Lundayeh, cowboys and sea gipsies Bajau, and the famously feared warrior tribe Murut — all of which are built by descendants of the tribes they represent.

For a more hands-on experience, visit the village’s little huts, where everyday rhythms of traditional Sabahan life are brought to life. Take the opportunity to witness demonstrations of blowpipe making, bamboo fire starting, and tattoo making. Additionally, visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy traditional Sabahan delicacies from each ethnic group.

A visit to the Mari Mari Cultural Village will be a once-in-a-lifetime cultural experience! See, taste, and feel the essence of Sabah.

What is Included & Excluded


  • Beverages
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Any Airfares and Airport Departure Taxes
  • Tipping
  • Any expenses of personal in nature and not stated in the inclusion



Kota Kinabalu / MMCV – Inanam / Kota Kinabalu
Pick-up from your hotel in Kota Kinabalu.

A short briefing will be given about the village and the tour commence with a welcoming ceremony by the Murut Chief.

There are 5 traditional houses to visit which comprise the rice farmer, KadazanDusun; the longhouse resident, Rungus; the hunters and fisherman, Lundayeh; the cowboy and sea gypsies Bajau; and the infamous headhunters, Murut.

Stop over at demo huts for a more hands-on experience and get a chance to sample the traditional delicacies.

After the cultural dance performance, head over to the dining hall and enjoy your lunch.

Bid farewell to the villagers and return to your hotel in Kota Kinabalu by tour van/bus.




Mari-Mari Cultural Village

Minimum 2 pax · Half Day Tour · Inanam

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