Lemanak Iban Longhouse & Semenggoh Orang Utan Overnight Trips ~ Sarawak, Borneo

Approximately 1.5 hours drive to Lemanak River to reach the “Lubok Subong” Jetty where you will board a longboat and proceed upriver to the “Ngemah Ili” Longhouse.On arrival at the longhouse, leave your belongings in the family room. You will be served with coffee and tea and mingle with the families. Dinner will be served at one of the family rooms. After dinner, the Ibans will sound their gongs

Trip Description


Sarawak ~ Kuching ~ Lemanak & Semengoh ~ longhouse


2 Days 1 Night or 3 Days 2 Nights


GLT 03-N & GLT 04-N


2 persons


Please bring along sun block lotion, personal toiletries, insect repellent, hat, torchlight, walking shoes, raincoat, drinking water bottle, swimming attire and towel

Lemanak Iban Longhouse & Semenggoh Orang Utan Trip

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Terms & Conditions:

1. Rates are quote in Malaysia Ringgit NETT. Minimum 02 persons.

2. Include of Chinese, English or Malay speaking guide, transportation, tour, permit & meals

3. All above tour pick up at city hotel. Surcharge of RM50 per person per trip for pick up at Damai.

4. Child age below 11 to 3 years is 50% of adult rates (Being minimum of 2 adults pricing).

5. Rate are subject to change without prior notice, please reconfirm while booking. Thank You.


7. Any unused services are non-refundable, non-exchangeable and non-deductible

8.100% cancellation charge applies for NO SHOW OR CANCELLATION within 48-hrs

~ In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the local operator reserves the right to alter, amend or withdraw the package anytime with or without prior notice.

Postponements of Trip:

* Please be advised that the trip will not be allowed to be postponed unless we are advised of any changes at least 3 working days before trip commencement date

Tour Itinerary:



Pick up from Kuching International Airport or Kuching City Town and proceed for the Lemanak River Iban Longhouse Safari. The whole journey will takes about 4 hours. Enroute, stop at Serian Town to visit the native market and also to buy some souvenirs such as foodstuffs for the folk of the longhouse we are going to visit. Lunch will be at the Lachau rest stop. Upon arrival, at the jetty of the Lemanak River, proceed by motorized longboat traveling upriver to reach the longhouse. The upriver trip will takes about 30 minutes to an hour depending on the water lever and during dry season, you might need to get down into the river to push the boat thru certain part of the river. Upon arrival at the longhouse, you will be welcomed by the villagers and proceed to check in to the longhouse. Afterwards, tour the longhouse with the tour guide and see the livelihood of the longhouse folks. Dinner will be prepared and served by the tour guide at the longhouse. After dinner, proceed to the ruai (verandah) of the longhouse to meet the headman and mingle with longhouse folk and also handover the gifts bought earlier at Serian Town. This is where you will learn about the cultures andlifestyle over a bottle or town of tuak (rice wine). Ngajat (traditional dances) will be performed where you are most welcomed to join the fun. Overnight at the longhouse. (L/D)

从古晋国际机场或古晋市的城市,并继续为Lemanak河伊班长屋的Safari。整个旅程将需要大约4个小时。途中,停在西连镇,去看看本地的市场,并购买一些纪念品,如我们去参观长屋的民俗食品。午餐将在Lachau休息站。抵达后,在Lemanak河码头,进行机动艇行驶上游到达长屋。上游行程大约需要30分钟到一个小时,根据水位和旱季,你可能需要到河里推船通过河流的某一部分。抵达长屋时,你会受到欢迎。此后,旅游与导游的长屋将准备晚餐,并晚饭后,进行ruai长屋(阳台)以满足头人,长屋民间打成一片,也回归礼物买早在西连镇。这是在那里你会学习文化 tuak(米酒)一瓶或镇。 Ngajat(传统舞蹈)将你最欢迎加入乐趣。在长屋过夜。


After breakfast (prepared and served by guide n miss longhouse), witness the blowpipe demonstration and cock fighting, a favourite pastimes of the natives of Sarawak. Afterwards, proceed for jungle walk and learn about edible and medicinal plants and also see how the natives set their animals trap. Afterwards, pack up and transfer by longboat back to jetty and the overland transfer to Kuching with lunch enroute at Lachau rest stop or at Serian Town. After that, you will proceed back to Kuching.(B/L)



In the morning depart from your hotel in the city and proceed for 3D/2N Lemanak River Safari, situated about 220km from Kuching City town, with a few stops along the way: the first one at Serian Town, where we will stop for stretching legs, shopping for gifts for the Ibans. You can also visit a fascinating native fruits and vegetable market. The other stops include a visit to the pepper farm and a stop at the roadside where you can observe plenty of wild orchids and also pitcher plants - insect eating plants. The last stop will be at “Lachau” a small upcountry Chinese Village, where you stop for lunch (here barter trade are still being held between the natives of Kalimantan, the Chinese shop owners and the natives of Sarawak). After lunch continue your program with a approximate 1.5 hours drive to Lemanak River to reach the “Lubok Subong” Jetty where you will board a longboat and proceed upriver to the “Ngemah Ili” Longhouse.On arrival at the longhouse, leave your belongings in the family room. You will be served with coffee and tea and mingle with the families. Dinner will be served at one of the family rooms. After dinner, the Ibans will sound their gongs and perform their traditional warrior and maiden dance in full ceremonial regalia with the longhouse chief and folk. Rice Wine “Tuak” will be served. Overnight spent in the Longhouse with mattress/ mosquito nets/ pillow (very basic accommodation).(L/D)

从古晋国际机场或古晋市的城市,并继续为Lemanak河伊班长屋的Safari。整个旅程将需要大约4个小时。途中,停在西连镇,去看看本地的市场,并购买一些纪念品,如我们去参观长屋的民俗食品。午餐将在Lachau休息站。抵达后,在Lemanak河码头,进行机动艇行驶上游到达长屋。上游行程大约需要30分钟到一个小时,根据水位和旱季,你可能需要到河里推船通过河流的某一部分。抵达长屋时,你会受到欢迎。此后,旅游与导游的长屋将准备晚餐,并晚饭后,进行ruai长屋(阳台)以满足头人,长屋民间打成一片,也回归礼物买早在西连镇。这是在那里你会学习文化 tuak(米酒)一瓶或镇。 Ngajat(传统舞蹈)将你最欢迎加入乐趣。在长屋过夜。


Breakfast in the Guesthouse. The Iban people will give you a presentation with their traditional weapon, the blowpipe. After the blowpipe presentation you will together with your guide explore the surrounding forest trekking for 2 hours (moderate) passing through pepper and rubber plantations, your guide will show you the jungle plants and trees that are being used by the natives as medicine. After reaching a two storey high waterfall witness the native bamboo or just refresh yourself after the trek in the stream. After lunch trek back to the Longhouse for another approximate 2 hours. Dinner will be served in one of the Family Rooms (Bilik). Overnight in the “Ruai” on matrices with mosquito nets. Please note that the Facilities of the Longhouse are very basic.(B/L/D)



Breakfast with the Iban Families. Now it is time to say goodbye to the Ibans. After proceeding downriver by longboat your guide will bring you back to Kuching by van along the Pan Borneo Highway (approximate 4 – 5 hours) with a Stop at Ranchang Pool for lunch and transfer to your hotel in the city. After that, you will proceed to Semenggoh Orang Utan. Semenggoh Orang Utan Sanctuary, travelling overland (30 min) followed by a brief hike through dipterocarp forest. Unlike in a Zoo, the Semenggoh Orang Utan Sanctuary is set free in a 740 hectare forest reserve. Here, young Orang Utans, who were either orphaned or rescued from captivity, are trained to survive in the wild. The Sanctuary is not set up as a tourist attraction but visitors are most welcome. Upon arrival at the Sanctuary, you will be able to catch a glimpse of the Orang Utans during their feeding time. Spot their delicate nest, watch their skilful movements at the tree tops and also their interesting behaviour during feeding time. The guide will also narrate to you the behaviour, emotion and characteristics of this special primate called Orang Utan, meaning ‘Man of the Forest’. After that, back to Kuching.(B/L)


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