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2-day Longhouse Trip to Batang Ai

By Ooo Haa

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From US$ 356.85
No booking fee. Cancel for free 7 days before trip.

At a Glance

At a Glance

2 days 1 night
Group trip (8 travellers per group)
Take the long but fulfilling journey passing by pepper and oil palm plantations with your Ooo Haa guide deep into the Sarawak jungle through land and water to discover the Iban longhouse in Batang Ai natural reserve. Here, you will get to experience the culture of the Iban people through their traditions of dance, hunting weapons, food and drink such as rice wine. Stop at the Semenggoh Wildlife Centre on the way to see up close the rehabilitation of endangered species (such as Orangutans), which were once kept illegally as pets.

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Trip Highlights

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What's included

What's included

From US$ 356.85 MYR1,539.99
  • Longboat ride
  • Meals & drinking water
  • Guide
  • Entrance fee for Semenggoh Wildlife Centre
  • Customary token gift from the visitor to the longhouse - usually this costs 25-50RM per visitor
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Accommodation

Accommodation

Transport

Transport

Free - Return Transfer from Kuching
  • Return Transfer from Anywhere in Kuching
    Pick-up: 08:00am; Drop-off: 05:00pm

Availability

Availability

Trips available daily
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Itinerary

Itinerary

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent. Start/end times may depend on transport chosen.
Day 1: Kuching - Batang Ai Iban Longhouse

Today you will be visiting the home of the Iban tribe

Accommodation: Longhouse stay - Homestay

  • 08:00am - Pick-up at Kuching
  • 8:00 am - Depart hotel for Batang Ai Iban Longhouse, Nanga Mengkak Longhouse. First, we will stop at Semenggoh Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre. After visiting the orangutans, we will continue the journey through rural Sarawak, passing pepper gardens, cocoa and rubber plantation, rice fields and oil palm groves. A few stops will be made along the way.
  • Visit the colourful native market in Serian town, where a variety of jungle produce such as edible ferns, bamboo shoots and unusual tropical fruit are on display. Visit a pepper garden. Lunch en route.
  • A native longboat awaits you at the river for 1-hour boat journey through the tropical rain forest to reach the longhouse, home of the Iban tribe. Relax on the ruai (common verandah) and spend time with the Iban people. After dinner, we have a cultural dance or warrior dance(Ngajat) from Iban people, learn about their culture and enjoy some local rice wine (Tuak and Langkau). Overnight stay at a longhouse
Day 2: Batang Ai Iban Longhouse – Kuching

Today you will be taking part in some traditional activities

  • After breakfast, witness a blowpipe demonstration, followed by jungle trekking (1 hour). Depart down the river by longboat for about 1-hour journey then continue by coach. Lunch en route. Proceed to Kuching.
  • 05:00pm - Drop-off at Kuching

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

Ooo Haa

Ooo Haa is a small local in Kuching company, with guides who have a good sense of humour. They know the local area well and can show you their favourite haunts if you ask.
9 years experience
Community-Based
Litter-Free

Ooo Haa Policies

Ooo Haa Policies

Flexible cancellation policy
Cancel for free 5 days before your trip starts. Cancellations after such date will not be eligible for refunds as Ooo Haa would have paid for your trip’s logistics already.
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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