2-Day Private Tour from Kuching: Cultural Experience in Serubah Village 3.5
- Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak, Sarawak
Enjoy the trip to the village of Serubah and experience the traditional life of the native's residence of the place. This two day tour starts from when you depart from Kuching. Meet the locals and the Iban people, a huge population of the Borneo, with their families at the Serubah longhouse. Along with this learn about the original life of the people and the old methods of hunting. Also you will get to know about they put together the customs and today's convenience like electricity, internet and many more.
DAY 1: Kuching - Serubah
Travel in the air conditioned van to cover the three hour journey from your Kuching hotel. Enjoy the beautiful sight of the lush green countryside, the rough mountains and many more as you will move. You can purchase some of the forest products including the fruit serian from the Serian, on the midway. Also have a short glimpse of black pepper garden and have a lunch from the roadside stalls.
At mid afternoon, spend some time at the Lemanak River and travel to the village by boat. Also, admire the scenic views of the jungle surrounding the river. The village has its local residence and the population is of the Iban, the natives of this place. With the help of your guide learn about the traditions and lifestyle of the people there. You will just wonder to see that they manage to have many modern conveniences even in such environment.
Have a dinner of authentic Iban taste, with the natives made of fresh ingredients and enjoy their cultural activities such as dancing, music and many more after dinner. A glass of tuak or rice wine is served by the longhouse chief. You can fully enjoy and rest at the guesthouse, a dormitory style house with the mattress placed on floor. You can have a real experience of the lifestyle of the locals or you can have traditional guest with modern facilities available.
DAY 2: Serubah - Kuching
After the morning breakfast, discover the methods the locals use to hunt. Try shooting with the old methods. Follow your guide for jungle trekking and learn about the use of these tropical forests. Last but not the least say good bye to your new friends and re-board to Lemanak River. Drive back to Kuching with beautiful memories in your hand.