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Iban Longhouse & Cultural Overnight Experience

Pick up from Kuching
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Tour Code: KUC-06 Duration: 2 Days / 1 Night

Explore the culture and lifestyle of Sarawak’s indigenous tribes through an overnight visit to the Iban Longhouse.


  • Experience an Overnight Stay at the Iban Longhouse
  • Mingle and Observe the Natives as They Go About Their Daily Life
  • Learn to Use a Blowpipe and Watch a Cockfight Demonstration

Tour Description:

Adventures come in many shapes and sizes here in Sarawak and a trip to one of the many longhouses is one of them. You are encouraged to stay overnight at the Iban Longhouse located along the Lemanak River. To make the most of your time, depart early in the morning as the journey could take 4 hours (232 km). Look out of the window on your journey as you will pass fields covered in lush green or bright gold, with sheaves of paddy (rice) left to lie fallow; pepper plantations and roadside kampungs.

Stretch your legs and fill your stomachs as you stop by the little town of Lachau. The final leg of your journey would bring you to the Lemanak river where you will board a longboat that would take you up to an Iban Longhouse. The enchanting river has been traversed by fearsome pirates and headhunters in bygone days. Today, the people there adopt a different lifestyle; fishing and hunting in the surrounding jungles. You will most likely reach your accommodation: the River Lodge, late in the afternoon where a simple meal will be served for dinner accompanied by traditional music and many rounds of tuak, the native rice wine.

Awaken the next morning to a hearty breakfast spread at the Guesthouse. With a full belly, observe and learn how to use a blowpipe and a cockfight demonstration followed by a nature walk to visit a pepper farm, cocoa gardens and an ancient burial ground. With so much to learn and experience, your morning is bound to be a marvellous one. The trip comes to a close as you head back to the river jetty where you will continue the next leg of the journey by car. Satisfy your stomach with a good lunch along the way before being dropped off at your hotel.

Cancellation Policy:

Please refer to our refunds policy under Terms of Use section.

Pick-Up Time:

  • 8:15 am to 8:45 am

What's Included:

  • English-Speaking Guide
  • Meals: 1 Breakfast, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner
  • One (1) Night's Accommodation at River Lodge

What's Not Included:

  • Tour Excursions Exclude All Entrance Fees Unless Stated Otherwise

Additional Information:

  • Transfer duration above are estimated and subject to traffic and weather condition, and not inclusive of any sightseeings
  • Accommodations are subject to availability. Please check with Adventoro Customer service (Call / Whatsapp +6010 468 8011)
  • All rates quoted are based on English-speaking driver-cum-guide
  • What to bring: Trekking shoe, sandal, raincoat, plastic bag, a water bottle, insect repellent, sunblock lotion, torch light, swimming wear, clothes for changing
  • Child prices apply for children of ages 2 to 12. A minimum of two (2) adult tickets are required to be eligible for child ticket prices
  • Please adhere to strict pick-up time punctuality. Tour operators may forfeit tours for travellers if no-show during stipulated time
  • Registered name of the traveller must be corresponding with photograph documentation (Example: Passport). Tour operators reserve the right to reject if registered traveller fails to provide photographed documentation of their own
  • Note: Starting from 1st September 2017, a tourism tax of RM10 per room per night will be imposed on non-Malaysian tourists for all types of hotels and accommodations. This is payable to the hotel upon check-out

Pick-Up Location(s)

Refer to the map below to see a list of pick up location(s) that are available for you to choose from. You can select your desired pick up location when you book the tour.

List of Location(s):

    Pick up is also available for other location(s) under the vicinity of Kuching. For more information, please contact Adventoro's concierge service.

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