About this tour
Experience the local life at the Delok Longhouse! Meet the locals, listen to their stories and try out local delicacies. Walk in the forest to see beautiful flora and fauna, maybe you will spot the Orang Utan, swim in the river and enjoy a local BBQ at the riverbank. In three days you get the opportunity to learn more about the culture in an exciting way.
- Meet Sarawak’s local tribes at the Delok Longhouse, listening to their stories and legends about their way of life
- Trek through one of the oldest forests in Sarawak in Jelia, getting the chance to spot exotic wildlife including the Orangutan
- Swim in the wilderness, enjoying the refreshing waters of a jungle river/waterfall
IncludedTours and transfers, accommodation and meals specified, and English speaking guide.
Domestic airfare, camera fee and items not mentioned.
Kuching - Serian - Batang Ai
Pick up from your hotel. Drive 275km to Batang Ai. Few stops will be made along the journey. First stop will be at Serian town. Serian town's highlight is the native market. Explore the market to identify some jungle products such as local vegetables and fruits. After lunch, continue the drive to Batang Ai jetty. Upon arrival, proceed by the longboat for 1 hour across Batang Ai Reservoir to Delok Longhouse. Meet the longhouse chief and check in at host family room. Dinner will be at the host family room/chief. Enjoy the evening and relax at Ruai (communal veranda). Listen to stories of the Ibans and learn about their cultures.
Destination of the day is Jelia River which takes 20 minutes boat ride from the longhouse. The highlight activity is to trek to one of the trails. Jelia is very well known by the locals as a home of the Orang Utan. Nests sometimes can be spotted. Walk in one of the oldest forest in Sarawak is an amazing experience for life. Long tail/ Short tail macaques are occasionally seen in this area. There are varieties of birds that can be seen/heard such as eagle, kingfisher, Asia paradise fly-catcher, pheasant and some other tropical birds. Learn about plants that are used by local for (handicraft, food, medicine). Swimming is available in the river / small waterfall after the trek. You may participate in preparing local BBQ lunch at the riverbank. Return to the longhouse in the afternoon. We will dropby the longhouse to collect your luggages and proceed to the Aiman Batang Ai Resort for your overnight here. Free and easy afternoon at the resort where you can enjoy the swimming pool, the spa, or go on the afternoon jungle walk organised by the hotel (at own expense).
Batang Ai - Kuching
After breakfast, transfer by boat to Batang Ai terminal for our return journey to Kuching. Lunch will be provided en-route at a local restaurant. Arrive in Kuching in the late afternoon.
Things to Bring
Please bring hat, water bottle, insect repellant and sun block
Borneo Eco Tours is moving towards a plastic-free environment, so, please join our movement by bringing your own refillable water bottle during your time with us.
MYR 2048.00 /per person
Single Supplement: MYR 200.00
High Season Surcharge: MYR 45.00 (July & August)
Price valid from 01 April 2019 till 31 March 2020