An exploration beginning in Kuching that takes you into the heartland of the Iban tribe along the Lemanak River. Be immersed in their culture and way of life as you eat and sleep (and dance) in their world. Be intrigued by their livelihood and learn about their hunting methods, bamboo cooking lunches and their dependence on the rainforest for everything from their foods to their medicines.
- A cultural extravaganza, taking you deep into the heartland of the Iban tribe
- Traverse up and down the river on a motorised longboat
- Enjoy fine delicacies including the famous ‘Tuak’, locally brewed rice wine
- Immerse yourself in cultural activities including traditional dancing and blowpipe demonstrations
- Go on a guided jungle walk and learn about plants used by the natives for food, medicine, and handicrafts
IncludedTours and transfers, accommodation and meals specified, Community Development Contribution (CDC) and English speaking guide.
Domestic airfare, camera fee and items not mentioned.
Kuching - Serian
Morning, pick up from your hotel and depart for a four hour drive to the jetty. There will be three stop-overs en-route at Serian - a Dayak trading town, a Chinese farmhouse to see how pepper and cocoa are grown and Lachau for lunch. On arrival at the river jetty, proceed by motorized longboat up river to the Longhouse. Afternoon, tour the longhouse and watch the natives at work making mats, baskets, handicrafts and mending fishing nets. After dinner, join in the fun filled evening with the traditional dance and enjoy the locally brewed rice wine known as "Tuak". Overnight at the longhouse.
Serian - Kuching
After breakfast, witness a blowpipe demonstration and a jungle walk with guide highlighting the various plants which the natives use for food, making traditional medicine and handicraft. Return downriver and overland drive back to Kuching.
Things to Bring
Borneo Eco Tours is moving towards a single-use plastic free environment! So, please join our movement by bringing your own refillable water bottle during your time with us. Our vans and coaches are prepared with water containers so that you can refill your bottle anytime throughout the tour.
MYR 1275.00 /per person
Price valid from 01 April 2019 till 31 March 2020