Day 1 Kuching – Nanga Sumpa (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. Board a longboat and travel upriver to Nanga Sumpa, arriving at approx. 1530 hours, although the exact time will depend on river conditions. Settle in at Borneo Adventure’s lodge and have dinner. After dinner visit Nanga Sumpa longhouse. Relax on the ruai (common verandah), spend time with the Iban people and enjoy some local rice wine. Overnight at Nanga Sumpa lodge.
Day 2 Enseluai Waterfall – Nanga Sumpa (B/L/D)
Following breakfast hike the jungle trails along the river. Then continue upriver by longboat. Our destination is the scenic Enseluai waterfall. Along the way (if conditions are suitable) your boatman may stop to demonstrate fishing Iban-style using a jala or throw net. Arrive at the waterfall and have time to relax, swim and enjoy the rainforest surroundings. Enjoy a riverside BBQ lunch prepared by your Iban hosts. Return to the lodge. After dinner visit Nanga Sumpa longhouse. Overnight at Nanga Sumpa lodge.
Day 3 Nanga Sumpa – Aiman Batang Ai (B/L)
Breakfast in the lodge. Approx. 0900 hours go on a morning walk on one of the jungle trails near the lodge. Return to the lodge around 10.30 hours. Then free at leisure to relax, swim in the river or take some photos around Nanga Sumpa. Approx. 1200 hours have lunch in the lodge. Depart Nanga Sumpa around 1300 hours and travel downriver to the Batang Ai Lake. Arrive at the Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat at approx. 1430 hours. Rest of the day at own leisure to relax in the resort. Dinner (on own account) at the Resort. Overnight at Aiman Batang Ai Resort & Retreat.
Day 4 Batang Ai – Kuching (B)
Following breakfast, morning at own leisure. 1000 hours take the ferry from the Resort to the Batang Ai Lake jetty. Then travel overland back to Kuching. Arrive in Kuching approx. 1630 hours and be dropped off at your hotel.
Tour & transfer, 2 nights stay at Nanga Sumpa Lodge, 1 night at Aiman Batang Ai Resort, meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner), English speaking guide. 6% Goods & Service Tax.
Juices, carbonated & alcoholic beverages and dinner at Hilton Batang Ai.
2 adults per order
First two nights based on a room in the Ruai wing of Nanga Sumpa Lodge. The Ruai wing has 5 rooms and a shared bathroom block. A limited number of Forest View rooms with ensuite bathroom are available. Please email for further details and to check availability. Additional charges may apply.
We operate fixed departure Nanga Sumpa & Aiman Batang Ai Resort 4D3N small group tours on Mondays & Saturdays. 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.
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