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Longhouse Safari Malaysia Adventure Tour

A Private Adventure Tour of Malaysia – Kuching, Batang Ai

5 Days / 4 Nights  – Tour Code (BSF)

Land Only – Departs Daily

This tour features a cultural-inspiring journey to one of Malaysia’s timeless Iban Longhouse villages. Nestled in the unspoiled tropical rainforests of Sarawak,  these longhouses consist of entire villages living under a single roof.  During your visit, you will be invited as an honored guest at one of its tribal quarters, where you’ll have a rare and distinctive opportunity to meet the natives, experience first-hand their primitive way of life, timeless traditions and heartwarming hospitality.

Special discounted International airfares are available for this tour — contact us for details.  


TOUR INCLUDES:

  • 2 nights at Pullman Hotel in Kuching
  • 2 nights at Batang Ai Resort by Hilton in Batang Ai
  • Ground Transportation by private car between Kutching and Batang Ai
  • Hotel Breakfasts Daily
  • 3 lunches and 2 dinners per itinerary
  • Private Tour: Sightseeing & Transfers by private car, English-speaking driver/guide


TOUR ITINERARY

Day 1. Arrive Kuching
Upon arrival in Kutching, commence a city tour of Kuching. The perfect introduction to Sarawak’s historic capital, this tour includes Kuching’s Chinatown, the Cat Statue (Kuching means “Cat” in Malay), the colourful Tua Pek Kong Chinese Temple, the Civic Centre Viewing Platform and the world famous Sarawak Museum. Return via the golden-domed City Mosque and passing through Old Kuching, crammed with spice dealers and textile shops. Pass by the heritage buildings of the White Rajah era, the Pavilion, the Square Tower, the Court House, the Charles Brooke Monument and the Post Office. We will view the Astana, the former residence of the White Rajahs from across the river. Accommodations at Pullman Kuching.

Day 2 Kuching / Batang Ai
This morning, embark on an fascinating overland journey to Batang Ai located 166 miles outside Kuching City. Pass through the scenic countryside consisting of quaint little towns, rural villages, rice 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. Stop for lunch at Lachau before arriving at the Hydro lake at Lubok Antu for a boat ride to Batang Ai Resort by Hilton for dinner and accommodations. (B,L,D)

Day 3 Batang Ai (Mengkak Longhouse)
This morning, take a native longboat ride to Mengkak Longhouse journeying across the lake into the Engkari River, one of the many tributaries flowing into the lake. Upon arriving the Mengkak Longhouse nestled on a hill beside the river,  enjoy lunch followed a cultural performance and blow pipe demonstration by the longhouse villagers. Enjoy time at leisure in the village to mingle with the residents before returning to your resort. Dinner is served at the resort. (B,L,D)

Day 4 Batang Ai / Kuching
After breakfast, depart for Kuching with lunch at a small roadside town before arriving Kuching. Enjoy the balance of the afternoon at leisure. (B,L)

Day 5. Depart Kuching
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight onward. (B)


PRICE CHART

2016/17 Tour Price (Prices good thru March 31st, 2017)

Hotel

Twin Sharing

Single Supplement

As Listed Above

1,145

305

Supplement for 1 person traveling alone: $650


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Prices are per person, based on double occupancy
  • Price includes all entrance fees, hotel taxes &s service charges
  • Price excludes airfares, personal expenses, beverages, gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Holiday surcharges apply between Dec. 20 – Jan. 10. Contact us for details.
  • Prices subject to change without notice

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