Menyang Tais Longhouse | Kuching, Sarawak

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3D2N Menyang Tais Longhouse from SGD $580 per person.

Meet the Iban people at Menyang Tais longhouse, experience the Borneo rainforest and enjoy the pleasures of upriver travel on this 3-day, 2-night tour.

A variation of this 3-day, 2-night tour with a 1-night stay at the Aiman Batang Ai Resort can be found here => 3D2N Menyang Tais & Aiman Batang Ai Resort

3 Nights
From SGD 580Per Person

3D2N Menyang Tais Longhouse

Pick up from hotel in Kuching at 08.00am and drive to Batang Ai reservoir (4½ hours). Journey through rural Sarawak, passing pepper gardens, cocoa and rubber plantations. En-route, a few stops will be made.

Along the way stop atLachau Bazaar. Stroll around the shops and the small native market and have an early lunch in a local coffee shop.

Then continue your journey, arriving at Batang Ai Lake around 01.30-02.00pm. Proceed by longboat (35 minutes) across the lake and upriver to Menyang Tais longhouse.

Arrive at the Menyang Tais longhouse jetty. Then take a 15-minute walk to the longhouse. Upon arrival meet your Iban hosts.

In the evening, relax on the ruai (common verandah) and spend time with the Iban people.

Overnight in the longhouse.

Following breakfast walk to the river and continue upriver by longboat (subject to water level).

Alternatively depart the longhouse for a long jungle hike. Our destination is Tinting Empeliau the lush forest where wild orangutans are occasionally spotted. Explore the rainforest and have lunch en route.

Return to the longhouse in the mid-afternoon.

Overnight in the longhouse.

Following breakfast depart for a short jungle walk around the village area or visit one of the local farms nearby. Return to the longhouse and have an early lunch around 11.30am.

Approx. 12.30pm depart by longboat and travel downriver to the Batang Ai Lake jetty, arriving approx. 01.30pm.

Then travel overland back to Kuching.

Arrive in Kuching approx. 06.30pm and be dropped off at your hotel.

A variation of this 3-day, 2-night tour with a one night stay at the Hilton Batang Ai Resort can be found here =>
3D2N Menyang Tais & Hilton Batang Ai Resort

  • We operate fixed departure, small group 3D2N tours to Menyang Tais on Wednesdays & Fridays. We can arrange private tours on any day. Please email us on eaw@eaw.com.sg to arrange a tour on other days.
  • Weather conditions and the water level of local rivers may force our guides to modify the tour in the interests of safety. For example, some trekking activities are not possible during heavy rain or a thunderstorm. No refunds will be offered if a trek is cancelled or boat transfer delayed due to bad weather or river conditions.
  • This tour generally does not include staged cultural activities such as blowpipe demonstrations, cultural dances, cock fighting, etc.
  • We will advise the pick-up time for the tour departure (these times are generally fixed); details will be reconfirmed to you before you start your tour.
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Options for airport transfers, and pre & post-tour accommodation in Kuching are available on request.

Inclusions

  • Transfers and transport on SIC shared tour basis (unless organised as a private tour with your own guide, vehicle and driver)
  • Touring as indicated in the itinerary with English-speaking guide
  • 02 nights accommodation in Longhouse
  • Meals as indication in itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

Exclusions

  • All **flights and airport taxes
  • Pre and post-tour accommodation in Kuching
  • MYR $50 surcharge for each transfer to/from Damai Beach hotels
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenditure like soft/hard beverages
  • Tipping for guide, driver and boatman etc.

**Please check with us for attractive return tour-based airfare between Singapore and Kuching.