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Mongkos Longhouse Day Trip

By Desmond Kon

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You want a trip full of personal stories as Desmond takes you down his memory lane, showing you the farms he explored as a kid. Reminisce with your guide on this one!

Overview

1 day
Private trip
On the day trip to the longhouse, Desmond will familiarise you with the Sarawak landscape and show you the farms he grew up around. Watch him interact with the Bidayuh tribe - the residents of the longhouse. To him they are close friends that he has come to know over the years.
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What's included

From US$ 83.12 MYR351.99 per person
  • Return transport to your hotel in Kuching
  • Local guide
  • Lunch
  • Customary token gift from the visitor to the longhouse - usually this costs 25-50RM per visitor

Transport

Pick-up
09:00AM
Your hotel in Kuching
Drop-off
05:00PM
Your hotel in Kuching

Availability

Trips available daily
Mar 05
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Bookings should be made at least 8 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.

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

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

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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