3D2N Hilton Batang Ai And Longhouse


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Tour Code: BPKCH15
Departure Time: 8.30AM (Ex City Area)
Duration: 3 Days 2 Nights
Meal: 2 Breakfast, 3 Lunches

Brief Itinerary


DAY 01- KUCHING / BATANG AI

Depart for Batang Ai. The journey takes about 4½ hours. Along the way, passes fields which may be green or gold with sheaves of paddy (rice) or being left to fallow, pepper plantations and roadside kampungs. Stop to visit the Liew farm which grows much of their own needs and for income. The main attraction is their pepper vines and loofah vegetables. Stop for lunch at the tiny little town of Lachau before continuing your journey. On arrival at the Batang Ai Dam, you will be ferried across to the Hilton Batang Ai Longhouse Resort. Leisure to explore your surroundings. Overnight at the resort. (Lunch only)

DAY 02- BATANG AI IBAN LONGHOUSE

Breakfast. Depart by native longboats for one of the rivers that feed into the Batang Ai Lake. Along this river live the famous Ibans who were once the most fearsome pirates and headhunters. Today they live harmoniously as farmers, fishing and hunting in the surrounding jungles. The highlight of the tour is the traditional welcome with maidens in ceremonial regalia and the Ngajat dance. Tuak, the local rice wine is served and you will have a chance to try your hand at handling the blowpipe. For those who are game, there will also be a cockfighting demonstration. Then take a boat ride to enjoy a picnic lunch on the riverbanks. Join the Iban in cooking a traditional lunch using bamboo and BBQ over stone pits. Learn what kind of bamboo to collect and how to prepare the food for cooking in the bamboo containers. Prepare the stone pits and meat for grilling. Later return to the resort for the day. (Breakfast & Lunch)

DAY 03- BATANG AI / KUCHING / DEPARTURE

Breakfast. Morning return to the city. Lunch enroute to the city. On arrival, drop off at your city hotel. (Breakfast & /Lunch)

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