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3 Days 2 Nights Batang Ai Longhouse Safari

3 Days 2 Nights Batang Ai Iban Longhouse

 

Itinerary:

Day 1                          Semenggoh Orang Utan Centre – Batang Ai Longhouse                              (L/D)

8.00 am Meet at the hotel lobby, go by road to Semenggoh Orang Utan Centre.Semenggoh Orang Utan Centre is the only one of its kind in Sarawak.  Set up in 1975, this 7.4 sq km of virgin forest is home to orang utans.  This endangered species of Southeast Asia’s lone great ape genus, the orang utan is typically a bashful creature, yet when you visit Semenggoh.  Additionally, while these orang utan spend most of the time foraging for food in the shelter of trees, creating your best chance to catch a glimpse.  On this tour you will ger the rare opportunity to observe these primates and their behavior, emotions and interactions.  (Feeding time: morning 9.00am and afternoon 3.00pm)

Then the journey continue to a small town called Serian. On the way you will be passing by very unique greenery scenery.  About 60 kms from Kuching, we will make a stop at Serian Town for shopping.

Serian Market.  A very unique and very colorful market which operate whole year round with multi races selling vary of vegetables, fruits, fishes, handmade products and jungle produces and many more.

Then the journey continue for about another hour and have a brief stop at the pepper farm to see how the pepper is grown as Sarawak is main export of pepper in Malaysia. Then will make a stop at a small Iban Town known as “Lachau” for lunch and also buy some gifts for the Longhouse folks (it our culture practice when we visit).

After lunch, the journey continues to Batang Ai Dam which takes about 2 hours drive.  Upon arrival at the Batang Ai Jetty will takes the Iban Longboat ride to the Iban Longhouse (about 45 mins – 1 hour ride) across the lake to up-river.

Upon arrival at the Longhouse, you will be meet by the people there.   You are free to tour and longhouse and photo taking.

Dinner will be cook in the longhouse.

After dinner,  gather around with the Iban the night activities. You will be serve  with a drink of the home make Tuak or Langka (Iban rice wine).  Then continue with the Iban warrior dance known as Nagajat and you will be invited to take part.  While during the performance you will be served with more  tuak and langkai (rice wine) After the performance gather around with family relaxing and learn more about the Iban culture and their lifestyle before retiring to bed. (the sleeping facility is very basic).

 

DAY 2                  BATANG AI IBAN LONGHOUSE                                                                                   (B/L/D)

Next morning, after breakfast prepared by the guide,  then proceed for jungle walk in the rainforest passing through the padi field  which will take around 2 hours to the waterfall.  Along the way your guide will highlight various plants, which the native uses for food, medicine and handicrafts and also looking for wild jungle ferns.  Then continue by the longboat up river before continuing walk in the stream to the waterfall.

Upon reaching the waterfall, you are most welcome to relax and dip in the cool clear running water in the waterfall. The Iban will prepare the lunch. (Iban Cooking Style), cooking the rice and chicken in the bamboo and you are welcomes to take participate to learn how they cook the rice in the bamboo.  After lunch, relax before walking back the same way to the boat.  Then by the longboat proceed back to the longhouse.

Free and Easy in the longhouse till dinner is really.

 

DAY 3                  BATANG AI LONGHOUSE  – KUCHING AIRPORT                             (B/L)

After breakfast, before leaving (Selamat Jalai),the Iban will demonstrate the uses of the blow pipe in the olden day when they go hunting.  Then proceed by the Iban longboat to go back to Batang Ai Jetty  to be transfer back to Kuching City.

On the way back to Kuching the guide will stop at the oil palm plantation and rubber plantation and the typical Iban grave.

Stop at Ranchan Recreation Park for lunch before going back to Kuching City.

 

 

Advice:  For this trip you are recommended to travel light. (Personal belonging in a small backpack/sling pack and under a plastic wrap)  Bring along mosquitoes repellent, sun cream, torchlight, towel, toiletries, swim-wear and kampun adiddas shoes if possible, as to walk in the forest and in the stream.

 

K. L. Tours & Transport shall not be responsible for and shall not incur any liability for transport delays, changes, delay or cancellation resulting from Acts of God, weather, traffic, airport conditions, strikes or other causes, additional expenses or loss of vacation incurred.  The company reserves the right to alter or cancel routes, amends any of the arrangements contained in the itineraries when deemed necessary for the best interest of clients.

 

Tour Inclusive of:                                                                             Tour Exclusive of:

Transportation                                                                                      Personal expenses and travelling insurance

Guide                                                                                                      Accommodation (Hotel)

Entrance Fees as Itinerary                                                                  Air  Tickets and Taxes

Meals:  2 Breakfast, 3 lunches and 2 dinners                                 Alcohol, Carbonation Drink and Juice

(Tea or Coffee for breakfast, 1 drinking water )                              Tipping for Guide / Driver (min. RM20.00 per person)

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Batang Ai Longhouse (3 Days / 2 Night Stay)

Tour Rates : RM 1,250.00 per Adult
Child: RM750.00 per Child 4 – 11 years old (4 years and below Free)
Duration : 3 Days 2 Night Stay
Includes: 2 Breakfast, 3 Lunches, and 2 Dinner
Min: 2 Adults

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