Annah Rais Longhouse Day Trip With Lunch (T1)
- Duration: 4 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Kuching, Sarawak, Sarawak
- Product code: T1
Visit one of the last remaining traditional Bidayuh tribe’s longhouses
Marvel at the unique architecture and cultural features of the bamboo longhouses
Explore with your local guide this living Bidayuh Village to see the worships old human skulls
Enjoy freshly cooked bamboo chicken and wild fern on the tanju
What sets this tour apart:
A guided day tour from Kuching of the traditional Bidayuh tribe’s longhouse with a tribal lunch
What you’ll see or do:
After pickup from your city hotel, we start our journey to one of the last remaining traditional Bidayuh tribe’s longhouses in Kuching, the Annah Rais Longhouse, for some cultural experiences. The longhouse is located about 60km away from Kuching and the scenic drive takes around 90 minutes. The centuries old longhouse, that is mostly constructed from wood and bamboo from the surrounding jungle, houses over 80 families and boasts a history of 200 years of existence. Explore this living Bidayuh Village with your local guide and learn about the culture of the Land Dayaks who were once headhunters. Learn about the unique architectural and cultural features of the longhouse as well as the traditional farming lifestyle. Step into the sacred room that still worships old human skulls before visiting one of the local establishments for a sip of its famous rice wine, tuak. Stop by and meet one of the host families in the longhouse to enjoy freshly cooked bamboo chicken and wild jungle vegetables on the tanju (patio) of the longhouse. At the end of the tour, return to the carpark for transfer to your hotel.
Price (adult, child, senior):
Adult (13+): MYR 208.00
Children (3-12): MYR 104.00
Departure time: 8:00 AM
Meeting point: Hotel
Day of week available: Monday to Sunday
Tour duration: 4 hours
Group size (minimum & maximum): Minimum 2 people max 8
What to bring:
Extra cash for additional food and drinks, local souvenir and personal shopping.
Bring insect repellent, sunscreen, a towel, antiseptic, plastic bag to keep cameras dry, sunglasses.
Wear light comfortable shoes and clothes.
Tour staff (number, type):
Our community guides are from the local villages and are most willing to share their knowledge of local culture, farming and hunting technique and the remarkable diversity of local fauna and flora so that you will have plenty of information about your journey in this beautiful nature area, and at the sametime ensure safety and Great FUN in this remote area! One passionate local English Speaking guide will serve up to a maximum of 8 guests.
Good to know:
Suitable for families and visitors of all ages.
Any other important details:
This tour can be combined with a kayaking day trip from Kuching or with a day excursion to see the orangutan.