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Tour Package
LEMANAK RIVER & BATANG AI (Ex Kuching)

Tour Code: SARAWAK/3D/KCH Duration: 3D2N Enquire

 

Day 1: KUCHING - LEMANAK RIVER (lunch, dinner)
This 2-day tour will take you to the remote Lemanak River to experience the local Iban culture. You will be driven for about 4.5 hours passing through lush green countryside dotted with padi fields, pepper gardens and rubber plantations, and flanked by rugged jungle-clad mountains.  Along the way, stop off at the Serian farmer’s market, visit a pepper garden and view carnivorous pitcher plants.  Stop for lunch at a roadside bazaar deep in Iban country.  Arrive at Lemanak jetty mid-afternoon for a longboat ride up the Lemanak River, passing through typical Borneo countryside with a longhouse tucked behind almost every bend in the river.   Arrive at Ngemah Longhouse and visit the “entire village under one roof.”  Dinner, featuring delicious fresh jungle produce.  After dinner, we will proceed for some evening’s entertainment, including traditional dancing, music, games and a glass or two of tuak (rice wine) with the longhouse chief.  The Iban are a fun-loving people, and visitors are expected to join in!  Overnight in the Longhouse. Spend the night in the ruai (the longhouse common room).  As for the washroom / toilet facilities you will be sharing with the Ibans. 
Day 2: LEMANAK RIVER - BATANG AI (full board)
This morning enjoy a demonstration of the native activities such as blowpipe for hunting, followed by a short nature walk to learn about some local medicinal plants. Enjoy a lunch in traditional Iban style; food will be cooked in bamboo tubes over an open fire. After lunch, bathe in the pool or relax at the waterside. Return downriver by longboat and transfer to Batang Ai jetty to board the ferry to the Resort. Cross Batang Ai Hydro Lake and arrive the Hilton Batang Ai Longhouse Resort. The rest of the day is free for your own leisure. Guests of the resort can enjoy water sports such as canoeing and kayaking. Dinner and overnight at the Hilton Batang Ai Longhouse Resort. 
Day 3: BATANG AI - KUCHING (breakfast, lunch)
After breakfast return to Batang Ai jetty and catch the coach back to Kuching. Arrive Kuching in the late afternoon. Transfer to your hotel in Kuching or airport