Longhouse & Upriver Experiences, Sarawak

Nanga Sumpa Longhouse & Mawang Rainforest Camp 3D2N

Price from MYR 1300 per person
Duration 3 days, 2 nights
Meet the Iban people at Nanga Sumpa longhouse, camp overnight in the Borneo rainforest and trek to look for wild orangutans on this 3 days / 2 nights tour

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Itinerary

Day 1 Kuching – Nanga Sumpa Longhouse  (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 Nanga Sumpa Longhouse – Mawang Rainforest Camp (B/L/D)

0800 hours – breakfast in Nanga Sumpa Lodge. Approx. 0900 hours, depart Nanga Sumpa and trek for approx. 2 hours to Mawang Camp. The camp is located at an elevation of 195 metres. While the orangutans are only occasionally seen, their nests can usually be observed. Upon arrival, settle in and have lunch at Mawang Camp. After lunch go trekking on one of the trails to search for orangutans and their nests. Return to camp and have dinner. After dinner if conditions are right go night frogging near the camp. Overnight at Mawang Camp.

Day 2 Mawang Rainforest Camp – Kuching (B/L)

Breakfast in the camp. 0900 hours travel downriver to the Batang Ai Lake 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 at Nanga Sumpa lodge, 1 night at Mawang Rainforest Camp, meals (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner), English speaking guide. 6% Goods & Service Tax.

Excludes

Juices, carbonated & alcoholic beverages

Minimum

2 adults per order

Accommodation

Based on a room in the Ruai wing of Nanga Sumpa Lodge on the first night. 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.

Mawang Rainforest Camp is basic jungle camp consisting of a wooden shelter and separate toilet / shower block. Mattresses, sheets, pillows and mosquito nets are provided. The camp is located adjacent to the Mawang River at Batang Ai in an area where orangutans are sometimes seen.

Note

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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