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) and spend time with the Iban people. Interact with the community; learn about their culture and enjoy some local rice wine. Overnight stay at Nanga Sumpa lodge.
Day 2 Nanga Sumpa – Enseluai Waterfall – Lubok Kasai (B/L/D)
Following breakfast hike the jungle trails along the river. Then continue upriver by longboat. Our destination is the scenic Enseluai waterfall. 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. At 1330-1400 hours proceed by boat (approx. 15 mins) to the junction of the Delok and Lalang Rivers. Then trek for 1-2 hours along a rainforest trail through orang utan habitat and arrive at Lubok Kasai jungle camp which is located on the banks of the Lalang River. Settle in at Lubok Kasai. Relax, have a swim in the river or just enjoy the rainforest surroundings. Orangutans are occasionally seen (at dusk or at dawn) in this area. After dinner spend a quiet evening at the lodge and enjoy the tranquility of the forest. Alternatively go on a short (30 mins) night walk near the lodge (weather permitting). Overnight at Lubok Kasai jungle camp.
Day 3 Lubok Kasai (B/L/D)
After breakfast depart 0830-0900 hours and go trekking on one of the rainforest trails to look for orangutans and other wildlife like pig-tailed macaques, hornbills and a variety of birds. While orangutans are only occasionally spotted, their nests are often seen along the trails. Return to Lubok Kasai around 1200-1300 hours. Have lunch at the camp. Rest of the afternoon is free at leisure. Go for a swim in the river or relax in the rainforest surroundings. 1600 hours depart on a 1-2 hour walk along a trail that follows the Lalang River and search of orang-utans. Dinner and overnight at Lubok Kasai jungle camp.
Day 4 Lubok Kasai – Kuching (B, L)
Breakfast in the camp. 0830 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.
To learn more about what to expect each day and the various experiences and activities on this trip see this blog post from one of our guests.
Tour & transfer, 1 night stay at Borneo Adventure lodge, 2 nights Kasai Jungle Camp, meals (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner), English speaking guide.
Juices, carbonated & alcoholic beverages
First night based on a room in the Ruai wing of Nanga Sumpa Lodge. 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.
Note there is no power at Lubok Kasai. You can charge your camera, phone, etc., at Nanga Sumpa Lodge before heading to Lubok Kasai.
We operate fixed departure, small group tours to Lubok Kasai on Saturdays. We can arrange private tours on any day. Please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange a tour on dates not shown in the booking engine.
Leeches are found in the Lubok Kasai area. Insect repellent is effective against leeches. 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. The morning trek on day 3 takes approximately 3-4 hours, depending on fitness level. An alternative, shorter trek along the Lalang river can also be arranged if you prefer.
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