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Borneo Fairyland Travel & Tour Sdn. Bhd.

Lemanak River Iban Longhouse & Batang Ai Resort

 

Duration 2 Days / 1 Night
Departure daily 9 am
Price RM 900 per person (min. 2 persons)
 

  • Day 1.

Depart from Kuching roughly 4  1/2 hours by road. Along the way you will passes through paddy fields, rubber and pepper plantations. Upon arrive at the Batang Ai Jetty, take a 20 min. boat ride across the Batang Ai Hydro Lake to arrive at the Hilton Batang Ai Longhouse Resort. Free at leisure in the afternoon or take a short natural walk with the resort's resident naturalist. Dinner and overnight at the resort

 
  • Day 2.

After breakfast, return to Batang Ai Jetty then continue journey to Lemanak River. Upon arrive at the jetty you will be transferred to a wooden native longboat to go upstream to arrive at the Iban Longhouse after about an hour boat ride.Cultural dance, blowpipe demonstration and cock fighting demonstration will be arrange. Return to Kuching with lunch en route.

 


 

Duration 3 Days / 2 Night
Departure daily 9 am
Price RM 1,300 per person (min. 2 persons)
 

  • Day 1.

Depart from Kuching roughly 4 hours by road. The journey passes through countryside scenery, small towns, paddy fields, rubber and paper plantations, sago palms, secondary and primary forest, and past rugged jungle-covered mountains. Upon arrival at the Lemanak Jetty you will be transferred to a wooden native longboat to go upstream through fast-flowing the rapids and cool thick overhanging jungle foliage, to arrive at the Iban longhouse after about an hour. Upon arrival you will be given a warm welcome by the longhouse chief and his community. Feel free to join the Ibans, daily chores such as making baskets and mats, mending fishing net and feeding their livestock, or join them for a swim in the river. In the evening, after a dinner feast freshly cooked from traditional jungle produce, you can shop for native handicrafts, join the Iban in their traditional dances and games, or join the chief and his friends for a glass or two of tuak (rice wine) before retiring for the night.

 
  • Day 2.

After breakfast proceeds upstream by longboat, negotiating more rapids and the tricky bends of the Lemanak River. Stop at the riverbank for an ecologically sound jungle picnic, cooking natural ingredients in tubes of freshly cut bamboo, eating from leaf plates and drinking from a bamboo cup. After lunch, bathe in the pool or relax at the riverside. Return downriver for transfer to Batang Ai Jetty. After a 20 minutes boat ride, you will arrive at the Hilton Batang Ai Longhouse Resort. Dinner and overnight at the resort.

 
  • Day 3.

Breakfast at the resort, followed by a short nature walk with the resort's resident naturalist before depart for Kuching via the same route.

Note: The above prices are base on twin sharing, additional charge of RM 200 for single supplement.