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Batang Ai National Park, Lubok Antu, Sarawak, Malaysia
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3 Days 2 Nights

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Daily Tour

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About this tour

Discover the natural beauty and rich heritage of Batang Ai National Park in Sarawak , Malaysia. Immerse yourself in the ancient Iban settlements, the original inhabitants of the region. Witness the impact of the hydroelectric scheme that created a stunning reservoir surrounded by crystal clear tributaries.  Experience the traditional longboat rides and embark on an unforgettable journey to the Iban longhouses of Ulu Ai. Choose the comfort of Aiman Batang Ai Resort while still embracing the adventure. Uncover the secrets of Batang Ai and create lifelong memories. Act fast and book this tour now!🌺

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Package expires at on 31st, December 2024


  • Batang Ai a scenic journey through lush countryside.
  • Stop for lunch at the bustling "cowboy" town of Lachau.
  • Cross the Batang Ai Hydro Lake and take a 30-minute boat ride along the Engkari River to reach the Mengkak Iban Longhouse.
  • Experience the traditional lifestyle of the Iban people, enjoy cultural performances, and try tuak (rice wine).
  • Spend the night at the longhouse.
  • Go for a jungle walk and have a picnic lunch by the riverbank.
  • Observe the daily life of the longhouse residents.
  • Enjoy dinner and spend another night at the longhouse
  • Watch the Iban's favorite gambling game and learn to use the blowpipe.
  • Return to Kuching by longboat and experience the authentic culture of the Iban people
  • Explore the beauty of Batang Ai on this unforgettable adventure.


  • 2 Nights stay at Longhouse
  • 2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 2 Dinners
  • Return Transfer from hotel – Jetty ( boat departure point)
  • Boat Fee
  • Longhouse Expenses
  • 1 bottle drinking water
  • Airfare
  • Airport Taxes / Service Taxes
  • Tipping for guide/driver @ RM 15.00 per person per day ( Pay in local currency )
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Personal MISC Expenses
  • All Miscellaneous fees payable in local currency.


  • Pick up from City Hotel and proceed your journey to Batang Ai.
  • The expedition will begin with a 3 hours car ride passing through the scenic greenery countryside.
  • The vast land on both side of the road can be seen dotted with vegetable farms, paddy fields, rubber, pepper oil palm and cocoa plantations which generated some of the top revenue earner crops of Sarawak.
  • A brief lunch break will be at “Lachau” - small popular “cowboy” town for Indonesian natives from the nearby Kalimantan border town to do barter trade without the proper document.
  • You could do your last minute shopping for the visiting gift to present to your Iban host.
  • Arrive at Batang Ai Hydro Lake.
  • The journey will take you across the lake into the Engkari River, one of the many tributaries flowing into the lake.
  • The journey will take approximately 30 minutes before reaching the Mengkak Iban Longhouse nestled on a hill beside the river.
  • The village of 30 to 40 “bilek” or rooms (each of one family) all under one roof built on stilts about a metre above the ground.
  • Meet with its inhabitants and share a moment of their day. Share a glass of tuak (rice wine) and cultural performance with Iban hosts on the Ruai.
  • Dinner & overnight at the longhouse.

Breakfast at the longhouse

  • Proceed for a jungle walk.
  • Picnic lunch at the riverbank.
  • Afternoon, have short walk around the vicinity of the longhouse & observe the longhouse resident going about their daily life.
  • Dinner & overnight at the longhouse.

Breakfast at the guesthouse,

  • You will be invited to watch the demonstration of one of the Iban favourite gambling game – ‘cock fighting’ and using of the blowpipe which will be held at the open space. That is a chance for you to try on this popular leisure game and polish your skill of using the deadly weapon – ‘blowpipe’.
  • Return trip to Kuching is by longboat and overland.
  • Transfer back to Kuching and check in to hotel or proceed to other destinations.


3 Days 2 Nights



Frequently asked questions

  • Min 2 person
  • Price quoted in Australian Dollar ( AUD )
  • Rates are subject to change without prior notice
  • Surcharge of AUD 15.00 per person is applicable for pick-ups from Damai Beach area
  • Tours sold are not refundable.
  • AUD 50 per transport will be charge for Airport pick-up between 2300hrs - 0600hrs
  • Strictly no refund for any unutilized portion of the above package
  • Activities are subject to weather conditions, and may be reorganised to best meet operational situations.
  • Tours reserves the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation reserved should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.
  • Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it's never expected, it's always very much appreciated.
  • No REFUNDS will be issued to any unused tour/item

Tour's Location

Batang Ai National Park, Lubok Antu, Sarawak, Malaysia
From: $655



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