Jungle Trekking to 3-Tier Waterfall
Arrive at Annah Rais Longhouse – Upon arrival, you will be greeted by your host in the longhouse, with the local-brewed rice wine (known as “Tuak”) as a welcome drink. A short briefing session about Annah Rais longhouse & its history will be conducted when you are sipping of our local rice wine.
Semengoh Wildlife Center – Get yourself and your stuff ready before leaving for Semengoh Wildlife Center. Stop at this wildlife center to see Orang Utan during their feeding time. Take your time to walk around the park to see other animals kept there. Sometimes you may find that the Orang Utan is not coming out during feeding time. Well… don’t be sad just yet as you may try it again on your way to being transferred back to Kuching. Please note that any charges thereafter shall be borne by guests.
Check In – Check in to your guestroom in the longhouse, change to your light clothing & get ready for the jungle activities. Please be prepared to get wet in the jungle, as you will be passing through some clear & cool water streams.
Jungle Trekking – Set off for the jungle trekking and you will be amazed by the wonder of nature in the tropical rainforest. You get to see the various flora & fauna. Our experience local guide will also show you the various herbs that we use traditionally for natural healing. Learn from the guide about the basic survival skill in the tropical rainforest too.
Stunning 3-Tiers Waterfall – The fun & adventurous trek in the jungle will finally bring you to the stunning 3-tier Waterfall. You will be swimming & soaking yourself in the crystal clear cool water. You can even try natural waterfall massage.
Picnic Lunch with Bamboo Chicken – Our guide will set up a fire right in the middle of the jungle at our picnic site to prepare the Bamboo Chicken. Join them in preparing your lunch & learn how to cook the chicken in bamboo. Bamboo Chicken is our world-famous signature dish, which you got to it at least once on your trip to Borneo, or your Borneo trip will never be complete. The taste is just so original, tender, and sweet, and going with the fragrant bamboo rice is the best combination for a midday meal. Try some local fruit as your dessert after a heavy lunch.
Afternoon Break – After lunch, sit back & relax at the waterfall site for a while, enjoying the beauty of nature, while chit-chatting over sipping of our local rice wine. If you just can’t help yourself to swim again, just go ahead & swim it for the last time ever, before we set back for our longhouse.
Back to the Longhouse – As soon as you got back to the longhouse, quickly clean up & take a bath to refresh yourself after the long day trip in the tropical rainforest.
Guided Longhouse Tour – While waiting for dinner, our guide will bring you on a longhouse tour. During the tour, you will meet the village folks, and visit the head house, mini museum, and show house. Learn about our lifestyles, heritages and cultures this time as your guide will tells you a lot of stories about Annah Rais Longhouse. Take this chance to shoot pictures with villagers and get near to them.
Dinner Time – You will get the chance to try our local savory delicacies. All our foods are organic; our vegetables are collected from our own farm & without pesticides applied. You will also get to try our world-famous “Paku” & “Midin” ferns collected from the jungle, which will be stir-fried the local way with our own home-made sources. After that, try our local tea.
Dinner Time – Dinner will be served soon later, & you will get to try other different kinds of sumptuous dishes. We never repeat the same foods, so you get a chance to try different longhouse delicacies. Eat as much as possible, we will have more than enough for you & we promise to feed you well during your stay with us.
Traditional Musical Instruments Jamming Session & Cultural Dance – Soon after dinner, the local musician will start showing you all their traditional musical instruments & teaching you the basic technique of playing them. This is the very practical session, whereby you will involve in making traditional music while others are dancing. You will also be thought on performing the traditional cultural dance with the full traditional costume on if you wish. Some of the villagers, especially the kids here will sometimes come & join in for the fun & crazy moment. Remember to ask for some local rice wine “Tuak” & have fun all night long till you drop!
Bamboo Raft River safari
Breakfast – Breakfast is to be served from 8 am in the morning. Breakfast will be prepared & to go with the local style coffee or tea. Some fruits such as banana to go with! You will be fed well even for the breakfast, but you know yourself better how much you can take. So don’t take too much if you will be having trouble with activities later on with your fully loaded stomach.
Jungle Trekking – Start off with trekking on another trail in the tropical rainforest before reaching the small stream for the bamboo rafting. Along the trail, the local guide will make every effort to explain the strange things you see in the jungle, you will start to understand the surrounding jungle & how they use the natural jungle resources to complement their daily needs.
Reaching the small stream for Bamboo Rafting – Soon after, you will reach a small stream with sometimes crystal clear running water, where located right in the middle of the tropical rainforest. You would like to soak yourself in the water to cool off the body first if the water level is not that fast & deep with a strong current on that day.
Building bamboo raft – Dried bamboo is always ready. Your guide will start building the raft after a short rest & you are most welcome to learn & help in building the bamboo raft for the day. A raft can accommodate two guests plus one of our guides only.
Bamboo Rafting – as soon as the raft is ready, let the guide know when you are ready for the fun & exciting Bamboo Rafting trip. You will raft along the running water stream through the tropical rainforest. The experienced guide will lead you the way, you just have to enjoy the experience & appreciate the beauties of the tropical rainforest. There’s no special skill required by you, except sitting on the raft. If you are adventurous enough, you may try to stand on the raft to feel the adrenaline rush, instead of sitting, but do it at your own risk though! You are warned that underneath the water are rocks & if the water is not deep enough, you may hit the rock when fallen off the raft!
Bamboo Fish Picnic Luncheon – Reaching a nice sandy dry riverbank, you will stop and your guide will be starting to prepare the picnic lunch. This time, you will get a chance to try a local signature dish, chicken cooked in bamboo, which is cooked right on the spot with fresh bamboo. Enjoy your bamboo chicken lunch, along with some other dishes & wrapped rice. After lunch, you can just sit quietly on the raft with your legs in the water, small fishes will come to your legs and gives a tiny bite which we called fish therapy. You may also swim in the stream to cool down yourself.
Continue Rafting – once you are ready, continue your bamboo rafting journey until you reach the end of the rafting trip.
Back to the Longhouse – Coming to the end of the rafting trip, you will get up from another point of the jungle trail. Your guide will then lead your way back to the longhouse through another short trekking. Take a freshwater shower, clean up yourself & get ready for dinner. You can take this spare time before your dinner to ask any of the village folks (usually the old woman or man) to weave a bracelet made from rattan to your risk as a souvenir. Please seek assistance from your host for this purpose.
Dinner Time – You will get the chance to try our local savory delicacies. All our foods are organic; our vegetables are collected from our own farm & without pesticide applied. You will also get to try our world-famous “Paku” & “Midin” ferns collected from the jungle, which will be stir-fried the local way with our own home-made sources. After that, try our local tea.
Things to do after Dinner – You can either choose to rest for the long day activities or you may chit-chat with the host & the locals here while drinking beers or our local rice wine. If you still have plenty of energy for the trekking, you can opt for self-guided night trekking through the small stream to spot some animals, such as owls, snakes, various frogs, insects & etc. Please remember to bring your own torchlight, or you can rent it at the longhouse.
Get a Rest – Get in bed early for a night of sleep so that to fully recharge your body to prepare for the next day’s activities.
Transfer back to Kuching
Breakfast – Breakfast is to be served from 8 am in the morning. We will prepare our local breakfast to go with our local-style coffee or tea. Taste some local fruits with your breakfast! We will prepare the local breakfast than you can take it, so eat as much as possible before leaving for another exciting trip. We wish you can stay any longer with us, & also hope that you will come back again. We hope to see you again or perhaps you may want to introduce us to your friends.
Transfer Back to Kuching – You will be transferred back to Kuching at 10:00 am. You will arrive at Kuching, airport, or hotel before 12pm. We hope to see you again soon!
RM450/pax, minimum 2 adults to go per trip.
Half price for children below 11 years old.
Rm100 surcharge for guests traveling alone or with one child
10% discount for students and to go min 3 people.
Transport, Visiting Semengoh Wildlife CenterLonghouse, Longhouse entrance fees, meals & beverages, guided tours & activities, traditional show, loan of traditional costumes and jungle tools, laundry, and tuak tasting.
*Tuak- local wine