Sarawak Jungle Escapade (4 Days / 3 Nights) (0830hrs – 1430hrs (4th day)
Trekking deep into heart of Borneo
Day 01: Today we depart for Batang Ai passing through scenic countryside with a stop for lunch. Upon arrival at the Batang Ai Hydro lake, a longboat journey takes you pass rugged hillsides dotted with rice fields and pepper gardens to Jambu longhouse. Visit this 9 door longhouse and learn all about this “entire village under one roof”. Accommodation is at the longhouse and after dinner, join the longhouse residents for a glass or two of tuak (rice wine). Overnight in the longhouse.
Day 02: After breakfast, depart for your 3 days / 2 nights jungle escapade, trekking deep into the heart of Borneo, accompanied by experienced Iban trackers. The trek takes you close to the vicinity of the remote Batang Ai National Park, near the Indonesian border, between 900 and 1600 meters above sea level. The area is home to a large population of wild orangutans, there is a good possibility of an encounter with one of these “man of the forest”. (Overnight in tents or makeshift shelters).
Day 03: Continue trekking and exploring the rainforest, observing at close hand the unique flora and fauna of your surroundings. Overnight in the jungle.
Day 04: After breakfast in the jungle, depart by longboat downriver and across the lake to the jetty. Return to Kuching via the same route. Lunch stop is inclusive.
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Inclusive of: English speaking guide, Boat transfers, Meals (4L, 3D, 3B), Basic accommodation and tents, Return transfers to and from city hotels
Fitness level: Extreme (Adventure & Cultural Visit – Requires high fitness level)
Requirements: Swim wear, Hat, Sun Block, Insect Repellant, Torch Light, Good Trekking Shoes
Note: Extended stays can be arranged to trek deeper into the jungle, with an ever-greater possibility of seeing rare wildlife.
Minimum: 4 adults