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2D1N Orangutans, Longhouse Visit & Kayaking

By The Rucksack

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From US$ 325.95
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At a Glance

At a Glance

2 days 1 night
Group trip (60 travellers per group)

If you have the extra time, don't hesitate to spend it with the local guides and longhouse residents spending the evening enjoying a traditional dinner and chatter. A highlight of this trip will be to Semenggoh Nature Reserve to see rehabilitated Orangutans. This will also give you more time to relax in nature and take a secluded path to waterfalls.

Kayaking
Waterfalls
Ecotourism
Watersports
Wildlife
Wildlife
Orangutans
Hiking
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Trip Highlights

Longhouse Visit
Semenggoh Wildlife Centre
Borneo Rainforest

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Choose this if

You want to be surrounded by just nature and the locals. Enjoy secluded paths to the waterfall, getting to know locals, and kayaking in the beautiful landscape.
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Couples
Small Groups
Foodies
Families with Kids
Backpackers
Solo Travellers

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What's included

What's included

From US$ 325.95 MYR 1,366.88
  • Accommodation - 1 night at Longhouse - Homestay
  • Return Transfer from Kuching
  • Meals & bottled water
  • Guide
  • Kayak equipment
  • Longhouse visit
  • Semmenggoh Wildlife Centre entrance fee
  • Short trek
  • Customary token gift from the visitor to the longhouse - usually this costs 25-50RM per visitor
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Accommodation

Accommodation

Where You'll Meet

Where You'll Meet

  • Anywhere in Kuching

Getaways

Short nature trips from the city.

Getaways

Short nature trips from the city.
5.0 hours from Kuala Lumpur
You will need to take a 2 hour flight from Kuala Lumpur to Kuching. From there you will need to drive for about 1.5 hours to get to the longhouse.

Availability

Availability

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Bookings should be made at least 2 days in advance. View the full calendar to request other dates.

What You'll Do

What You'll Do

This is a sample itinerary and may be weather-dependent.
Day 1: Semenggoh Wildlife Centre - Kampung Danu - Longhouse
Semenggoh Wildlife Centre - Kampung Danu - Longhouse

Today you'll get to see the endangered Orangutans & experience a unique longhouse culture

Accommodation: Longhouse - Homestay

  • 09:00am - Pick-up at Anywhere in Kuching
  • Morning: View orang utans at Semggoh Wildlife Centre, drive through the countryside, kayaking, swimming in a waterfall
  • Afternoon: Lunch at Kampung Danu, herb trail, kayaking
  • Evening: Head to longhouse, meet local host, enjoy traditional delicacies
Day 2: Longhouse - Kuching
Longhouse  - Kuching

Today you'll get to travel back in time as you immerse yourself fully in the traditional way of life of the Bidayuh tribe.

  • Morning: Longhouse tour, learn about Bidayuh tribe's traditional ways of life
  • Afternoon: Easy stroll to the hot springs, fishing, or swimming in the mountain stream, or jungle trek to waterfall viewpoints, lunch and depart
  • 05:00pm - Drop-off at Anywhere in Kuching

Meet your guide

Meet your guide

The Rucksack

Rucksack is a local family-run company that specializes in adventure travel. Before Jacqui took it over, her father had been taking travellers on kayak journeys down the Kiri River for decades.
10 years experience
Community-Based
Litter-Free

The Rucksack Policies

The Rucksack Policies

Flexible cancellation policy
Cancel for free 5 days before your trip starts. Cancellations after such date will not be eligible for refunds as The Rucksack would have paid for your trip’s logistics already.
Change of Date
You may also change your trip date once up to 3 days before your trip starts. Any date change are subject to availability.

Other Things to Know

Other Things to Know

Packing list for the trip
Bug repellent
Cash to purchase the customary token gift for the longhouse hosts (usually this costs 25-50RM per visitor)
Sunscreen
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