Longhouse & Upriver Experiences, Sarawak

Menyang Tais Longhouse Experience 2D1N

Price from MYR 800 per person
Duration 2 days, 1 nights
Meet the Iban people at Menyang Tais longhouse and enjoy the pleasures of upriver travel on this 2 days / 1 nights tour of Batang Ai, Sarawak, Malaysia

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Itinerary

Day 1 Kuching – Menyang Tais (L/D)

0800 hours pick up from hotel in Kuching and drive to Batang Ai reservoir. Along the way stop at Lachau Bazaar. Stroll around the shops and the small native market and have an early lunch in a local coffee shop. Then continue your journey, arriving at Batang Ai Lake around 1330-1400 hours.  Then proceed by longboat (30 minutes) across the lake and upriver to Menyang Tais. Arrive at the Menyang Tais longhouse jetty. Then take a 15 minute walk to the longhouse. Upon arrival meet your Iban hosts. In the evening, relax on the ruai (common verandah) and spend time with the Iban people. Overnight in the longhouse.

Day 2 Menyang Tais – Jungle Walk – Kuching (B/L)

Following breakfast depart for a short jungle walk around the village area or visit one of the local farms nearby. Return to the longhouse and continue by longboat to Batang Ai reservoir jetty, arriving around 1030-1100 hours. Then travel overland back to Kuching with lunch enroute. Arrive in Kuching approx. 1630 hours and be dropped off at your hotel.

Trip Notes

Includes

Tour & transfer, 1 night in the longhouse, meals (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner), English speaking guide. 6% Goods & Service Tax.

Excludes

Alcoholic beverages, items of personal nature

Minimum

2 adults per order

Note

We operate fixed departure, small group 2D1N tours to Menyang Tais on Fridays. We can arrange private tours on any day. Please email us on [email protected] to arrange a tour on dates not shown in the booking engine.

Weather conditions and the water level of local rivers may force our guides to modify the tour in the interests of safety. For example, some trekking activities are not possible during heavy rain or a thunderstorm. No refunds will be offered if a trek is cancelled or boat transfer delayed due to bad weather or river conditions. This tour generally does not include staged cultural activities such as blowpipe demonstrations, cultural dances, cock fighting, etc.

These tours operate on the principle that you may be in a small group of other people.

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