2-Day Private Tour from Kuching: Cultural Experience in Serubah Village

Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia

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2 days
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Highlights

  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • All-inclusive tour
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Led by a local guide
  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

Overview

Day 1: Kuching – Mengkak Longhouse (L,D)
Today we depart for Batang Ai passing through scenic countryside consisting of quaint little towns, villages, padi fields, pepper and oil palm plantations interspersed with secondary and virgin jungle as the road starts to wind and undulate as you go deeper into the interior with a short stopover at Serian Town.  The 2nd Stopover will be for lunch at Lachau, a small town on the way to the resort.  Arrive at Batang Ai Hydro Lake.  The journey will take you across the lake into the Engkari River, one of the many tributaries flowing into the lake.  The journey will take approximately 30 minutes before reaching Mengkak Longhouse nestled on a hill beside the river.  Visit this 37 door longhouse Accommodation for the night is at the Longhouse and after dinner join the longhouse resident for a glass or two of tuak (rice wine) and a short cultural performance.  The Iban are a fun-loving people, and visitors are expected to join in whatever activities are going on at the Longhouse!  Overnight in the longhouse.  

Overnight in the longhouse “Ruai”.  You will be spending your night at the ruai (the longhouse common room).  As for the washroom / toilet facilities you will be sharing with the Ibans.

Day 2: Mengkak Longhouse – Kuching (B, L)
After breakfast, enjoy a blowpipe demonstration and try shooting one yourself.  Then take a short walk around the vicinity of the longhouse, and learn about the traditional uses of rainforest plants in Iban culture.  Depart for Kuching via the same route. Lunch is served en-route.

Information

Includes:
  • Private 2-day tour
  • Professional English-speaking driver/guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan or coach, depending on group size
  • Longboat ride to Mengkak Longhouse
  • Overnight accommodation at a traditional village guesthouse
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
Excludes:
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Guesthouse accommodations in Serubah are separate from the living quarters of village locals; mattresses with mosquito nets are placed on the floor for every traveler. Your private group will have the room to itself, but partitions can be put up for more privacy, if requested
  • Recommended clothing/items to bring

  • Comfortable, casual clothing
  • Trail or walking shoes
  • Weatherproof shell jacket
  • Sunglasses/sunscreen
  • Swimwear
  • Insect repellent
  • Toiletries/towel(s)

Meeting Point

Departs from your Kuching hotel
Departure Time:
7:30amHotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time (contact info will be printed on your confirmation voucher).
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point
  • 2-Day Private Tour from Kuching: Cultural Experience in Serubah Village
  • 2-Day Private Tour from Kuching: Cultural Experience in Serubah Village
  • 2-Day Private Tour from Kuching: Cultural Experience in Serubah Village
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