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1 Day Longhouse & Kiri River trip

By Desmond Kon

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From US$ 84.21
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At a Glance

At a Glance

This journey will allow you to see the varied Sarawak landscape. On this day trip, Desmond will take you down winding Sarawak roads and the curvy Kiri River to visit a longhouse perched by the banks of the river. There you will meet the Bidayuh tribe, who are longtime residents of the longhouse and friends to Desmond.

Details

1 day
Private trip
Up to 6 persons
Strict Cancellation

Activities

Ecotourism

Suitable For

Backpackers
Families with Kids
Solo Travellers
Couples
Small Groups
Large Groups (>6 pax)
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You want to know more about Sarawak's local tribes, such as the Bidayuh. Desmond can tell you about more than just traditions, but also Sarawak's history and diversity!

What's included

What's included

  • Return Transfer from Kuching
  • Local guide
  • Lunch
  • Customary token gift from the visitor to the longhouse - usually this costs 25-50RM per visitor

Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

  • Anywhere in Kuching: 09:00am

Availability

Availability

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Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Desmond Kon

Desmond is a local boy. He grew up in a small shophouse outpost in the middle of the jungle on the banks of the river that brought in goods from the native tribes which his family traded for sundry products from their shop. During his youth, he learned the local languages. His knowledge and immersion with the locals goes as deep as ink under his skin - each arm boasts a traditional tattoo - one from the Iban tribe and one from the Bidayuh. Desmond brings to light not only the traditions of the local tribes but also the long history of diverse people - the native tribes and the Chinese living side by side
10 years experience
Fluent English
Community-Based

Desmond Kon Policies

Desmond Kon Policies

Strict Cancellation Policy
As Desmond Kon pays for your trip’s logistics in advance, you can only cancel for free within 24 hours of your booking, provided that this is at least 2 weeks before your trip starts.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Bug repellent
Cash to purchase the customary token gift for the longhouse hosts (usually this costs 25-50RM per visitor)
Sunscreen

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