Annah Rais Longhouse: experience the Bidayuh Tribe’s Longhouse traditional culture – ecotourisms activities and adventures packages Itinerary

Annah Rais Longhouse: experience the Bidayuh Tribe’s Longhouse traditional culture - ecotourisms activities and adventures packages Itinerary

 

Annah Rais Longhouse is located at about 60km away from Kuching City. It is a large & old Bidayuh Tribe’s Longhouse that houses over 80 families. Majority  here are still live in a traditional way of longhouse’s living. they plant paddy, cocoa, pepper, rubber & etc. for living.

Annah Rais longhouse has a written history of 175 years old  to date. Many tourists from all over the world come to visit Annah Rais Longhouse everyday, & they just fascinated with the traditional way of living here.

they will pick you up at hotel/guesthouse at Kuching in between 7:30am to 8am, The journey will take approximately 1 hour passing through the scenic country-side & also the beautiful limestone formation scenis view. Arrive at Annah Rais Longhouse will be greeted by homestay coordinator – Mr. Edward Gunui, & then followed by the exciting activities that he has arranged for you.

On your last day of your trip, you will be picked up at 11am & to be transferred back to Kuching at your hotel/guesthouse, or anywhere you like at Kuching.

Activities at Annah Rais Longhouse,
Jungle Trekking in the Tropical Rainforest
With experienced & skillful jungle expert’s guidance, learn the traditional way of survival skill in the jungle, identify the herbs & its usage in natural healing, birds & wildlife watching, Hunting with the Blowgun Demonstration
 

Bamboo Rafting
how to build the raft with Bamboos found in the jungle & also the essential rafting techniques too before you will do the rafting.
Fishing Trip
We will bring you to the riverbank where there are a lot of fishes to fish. All equipment will be provided. home-made spear & learn how to fish with our traditional way of spearfishing, We will also start the fire right there to enjoy our “fresh fish” BBQ picnic, accompany with other foods that we will bring along.

after that, Soaking in the natural Hot Spring – The Jungle Spa or swimming at the untouched natural 3-tier Waterfall and try a waterfall massage.
lets have tour around padawan district with the largest palm oil estate  to see how people cultivate the palm oil, other nearby villages to see how they live in the countryside area. During the month of February to April, You can join our fellow villagers for the rice harvesting at the hilly land. We can guide you along & explain to you everything about our longhouse. This guided tour can be conducted anytime when you are free from any activities. You will be invited to visit other families too in the same village for culture’s exchange, if the timing is right.
Learn how to cook Bamboo rice & Bamboo chicken traditional way. Blowpipe Skill Competition those who are the best & the most accurate one to blow the dart towards the target,  Just right after the dinner, you will be entertained by the Bidayuh cultural group & dancers with their most authentic cultural dance. You will be served with drinks or our local rice wine while enjoying the show. At times of feeling “heated” by the dancer. how to play our traditional musical instruments.

Annah Rais Longhouse: experience the Bidayuh Tribe’s Longhouse traditional culture - ecotourisms activities and adventures packages Itinerary

Full-Board Longhouse Adventure Package
2D/1N Adults’ Rate: RM298 per person
2D/1N Children’s Rate: RM198 per person

3D/2N Adults’ Rate: RM408 per person
3D/2N Children’s Rate: RM258 per person

4D/3N Adults’ Rate: RM518 per person
4D/3N Children’s Rate: RM318 per person

Extension (for Adults): RM110 per person per night
Extension (for Children): RM60 per person per night
All rates above inclusive of: Roundtrip Transfer, Longhouse Accomodation (Homestay concept), daily traditional meals, beverages, all jungle activities & tours with local guide, indoor activties, free laundry service, free loan of traditional costume for dancing & photographing, free loan of various jungle tools, wine tasting & etc.
Things to take note:

* All adult’s rates are based on Twin-Sharing basis. If you are traveling alone, there will be an extra surcharge at RM200 for any package booked.

** Children’s rate is only applicable to the children at 11 years old & below, and travel with minimum 2 adults. Children will be staying in the same room with their parents, or guardian, only if the number fall within 3 person.

*** Pickup & drop-off within Kuching city only or all hotels at Kuching, if you need to be picked up or dropped off outside of Kuching city (eg. anywhere across the Sarawak River such as Santubong area, Damai or Permai Resort, Kampung Bako, or place beyond Batu Kawa bridge, but must be within 30km away from Kuching city) there will be an extra surcharge of RM50 one way to be collected from you by the chauffeur.

Annah Rais Longhouse: experience the Bidayuh Tribe’s Longhouse traditional culture - ecotourisms activities and adventures packages Itinerary

Longhouse Adventure All-Inclusive 2D1N Package Itinerary:
** Day One
Longhouse Transfer – We are picking you up from your hotel/guethouse at 8:00am. Please get yourself ready by 7:45am & wait for us at the lobby, or right in front of your guesthouse.

The Journey – Transfer from Kuching to Annah Rais Longhouse will take approximately 1 hour & 15 mins. The journey will pass through the beautiful limestone formation scenic view, as well as the countryside view, mountain range, palm oil estate, paddy field & etc. Enjoy the beautiful sceney along the way.

Arrive at Annah Rais Longhouse – Upon arrival, you will be greeted the homestay coordinator in the longhouse, with the local-brewed rice-wine (known as “Tuak”) as a welcome drink. After that, try our local herbal tea (or coffee) accompany with some local snack. Short briefing session about Annah Rais longhouse & its history will be conducted when you are sipping of our local rice wine. 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, you will be amazed with the wonder of natures 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.
* Before you reach the starting point of the jungle trail, you need to walk pass the road & walking uphill, you will have an option to opt for the transport at RM10 per person to bring you uphill to the starting point of the jungle trail (to & fro), please inform the homestay coordinator – Mr Edward & he will be able to arrange it for you.

Stunning 3-Tier 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 the fire right in the middle of the jungle at our picnic site to prepare the Bamboo Chicken. Join them for preparing your lunch & learn how to cook the chicken in the 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’s trip will never complete. The taste is just so original, it’s tender, sweet, to go with the fragrant bamboo rice is the best combination of midday meal. Try some local fruit as your dessert after the heavy lunch.

Afternoon Break – After the lunch, sit back & relax at the waterfall site for awhile, enjoy the beauty of the natures, while chit-chatting over a 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 yourself & taking a bath to refresh yourself after the long day trip in the tropical rainforest. If we have time by now, we will arrange some extra in-house activities while waiting for the dinner to be ready. Activities include blowpipe competition, short guided walk within the longhouse & the village, visit to other families in the longhouse to learn more about the local lifestyle here, local fruits tasting to go with our longhouse style coffee & etc. To be frank, you will never have enough time to get yourself bored during your stay with us.

Dinner Time – You will get the chance to try our local savoury delicacies. All our foods are organic, our vegetables are collected from our own farm & without pesticide appplied. You will also get to try our world famous “Paku” & “Midin” fern collected from the jungle, which will be stir-fried the local way with our own home-made source.

Things to do after Dinner – You can either choose to rest for the long day activities or you may chit-chatting with the host & the local here while drinking the 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 owl, snake, various frogs, insects & etc. Please remember to bring your own torch light, or you can rent it at the longhouse.

Get a Rest – Get on bed early for a sleep so that to fully re-charge your body to prepare for next day activities.
** Day Two
Breakfast – Breakfast to be served from 8am 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 more than you can take it, so eat as much as possible before you get to say “Good Bye” to all of us here in the longhouse!

Free at Leisure – After breakfast, free at leisure! You may want to walk around the longhouse & say “Good Bye” to all of your friends that you have made during your trip here. We wish you can stay any longer with us, & also hope that you will come back again & again & again…! All we can say to you is, “Good Bye, my friend! Wish you all the best & have a great time ahead, our doors (many many doors) are always opened for you, forever!” This is the day that everyone of us hate it, just hate it with our prayer of “May God bless you with happiness, love and laughter!”

Transfer Back to Kuching – Get all your stuffs packed, & you will be transfered back to Kuching at 10:30am. You will arrive at Kuching before 12pm. We hope to see you again soon!

Annah Rais Longhouse: experience the Bidayuh Tribe’s Longhouse traditional culture - ecotourisms activities and adventures packages Itinerary

Longhouse Adventure All-Inclusive 3D2N Package Itinerary:
** Day One
Longhouse Transfer – We are picking up guest from their hotel/guethouse from 7:30am to 8:00am. Please get yourself ready by 7:30am & we will come & pick you up in between 7:30am & 8:00am.

The Journey – Transfer from Kuching to Annah Rais Longhouse will take approximately 1 hour & 15 mins. The journey will pass through the beautiful limestone formation scenic view, as well as the countryside view, mountain range, palm oil estate, paddy field & etc. Enjoy the beautiful sceney along the way.

Arrive at Annah Rais Longhouse – Upon arrival, you will be greeted by the Mr. Edward – the homestay coordinator in the longhouse, with the local-brewed rice-wine (known as “Tuak”) as a welcome drink. After that, try our local herbal tea (or coffee) accompany with some local snack. Short briefing about Annah Rais longhouse & its history will be conducted when you are sipping of our local rice wine. 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, you will be amazed with the wonder of natures 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.
** Before you reach the starting point of the jungle trail, you need to walk pass the road & walking uphill, you will have an option to opt for the transport at RM10 per person to bring you uphill to the starting point of the jungle trail (to & fro), please inform the homestay coordinator – Mr Edward & he will be able to arrange it for you.

Stunning 3-Tier 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 the fire right in the middle of the jungle at our picnic site to prepare the Bamboo Chicken. Join them for preparing your lunch & learn how to cook the chicken in the 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’s trip will never complete. The taste is just so original, it’s tender, sweet, to go with the fragrant bamboo rice is the best combination of midday meal. Try some local fruit as your dessert after the heavy lunch.

Afternoon Break – After the lunch, sit back & relax at the waterfall site for awhile, enjoy the beauty of the natures, while chit-chatting over a 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 yourself & taking a bath to refresh yourself after the long day trip in the tropical rainforest. If we have time by now, we will arrange some extra in-house ativities while waiting for the dinner to be ready. Activities include blowpipe competition, short guided walk within the longhouse & the village, visit to other families in the longhouse to learn more about the local lifestyle here, local fruits tasting to go with our longhouse style coffee & etc. To be frank, you will never have enough time to get yourself bored during your stay with us.

Dinner Time – You will get the chance to try our local savoury delicacies. All our foods are organic, meaning to say that the poultry is not eating chemically proccessed food, & our vegetables are collected from our own farm & without pesticide. You will also get to try our world famous “Paku” & “Midin” fern collected from the jungle, which will be stir-fried the local way with our own home-made source.

Things to do after Dinner – You can either choose to rest for the long day activities or you may chit-chatting with the host & the local here while drinking the 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 owl, snake, various frogs, insects & etc. Please remember to bring your own torch light, or you can rent it at the longhouse.

Get a Rest – Get on bed early for a sleep so that to fully re-charge your body to prepare for next day activities.

** Day Two
Breakfast – Breakfast to be served from 8am in the morning. We will prepare our local breakfast to go with our local style coffee or tea. Some fruits such as banana to go with! We will feed you well even for the breakfast, but you know yourself better than we do. So don’t take too much if you will be having trouble with activities later on with fully loaded stomach.

Start Your Day Two’s Activities – Right after breakfast, quickly change to your light clothing & swim-suit to prepare for another jungle activities. Be prepared to get really wet this day. Start off with trekking on another trail in the tropical rainforest to see different flora & fauna. Although this jungle trekking is a short one, there’s many you can see along the trail. With our local guide’s explanation about the things you see along the trail, you will start to understand about our surrounding jungle & how we use the natural jungle resources to compliment our daily needs.
** Before you reach the starting point of the jungle trail, you need to walk pass the road, you will have an option to opt for the transport at RM10 per person to bring you right to the starting point of the jungle trail (to & fro), please inform the homestay coordinator – Mr Edward & he will be able to arrange it for you.

Stream with Crystal-clear Cold Running Water – Before you know it, you are reaching the small stream with crystal clear running water, where located right in the middle of the jungle. The water flow slowly from the moutain right into this stream, you will just love to soak yourself in the stream to cool off yourself after the hard trek through the rainforest.

Soaking in the Hot Spring – Right beside the cold water stream, you will find the natural hot spring with bubble up coming from the floor. The temperature is just nice for you to soak yourself in it. Feel the calm of the jungle while soaking in the hot spring, you will soon to find out how wonderfull it is for such a natural “Jungle Spa”.

Spearfishing & BBQ Picnic Luncheon – Soon after, you will be given a goggle & spear for spearfishing with our traditional technique, which our guide will show you how to do just that. Try to catch as many as possible & when the fire is has been set up, we will start to BBQ luncheon picnic with your catches (if you catch any), as well as the foods that we have brought along.
Afternoon Break – After the lunch, sit back & relax by the stream, enjoy the beauty of the natures, while chit-chatting over a sip of our local rice wine. If you just can’t help yourself to soak again at the hot spring, just go ahead & soat 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 yourself & taking a bath to refresh yourself after the long day trip in the tropical rainforest. If we have time by now, we will arrange some extra in-house activities while waiting for the dinner to be ready. Activities include blowpipe competition, short guided walk within the longhouse & the village, visit to other families in the longhouse to learn more about the local lifestyle here, local fruits tasting to go with our longhouse style coffee & etc. To be frank, you will never have enough time to get yourself bored during your stay with us.

Dinner Time – Dinner will be served soon later, & you will get to try another a different kind of sumptous dishes. We never repeat the same foods, so that you get chance to try every of our longhouse’s 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 Dance Performance – Soon after dinner, you will see our dancers are lining up with their gorgeous traditional customes & jewelries on, & hear the traditional music, which are played by our local musicians. Now do no hesitate to put on our traditional costume that we have prepared for you, & join in the dance with our dancers. They are more than happy to teach you step by step on how to do our traditional dance. Many of the villagers, especially the kids here will come & join you the fun & crazy night. Besides the music played by the musicians, you will also hear a lot of laughter. Have fun all night long till you drop!

** Day Three
Breakfast – Breakfast to be served from 8am 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 more than you can take it, so eat as much as possible before you get to say “Good Bye” to all of us here in the longhouse!

Free at Leisure – After breakfast, free at leisure! You may want to walk around the longhouse & say “Good Bye” to all of your friends that you have made during your trip here. We wish you can stay any longer with us, & also hope that you will come back again & again & again…! All we can say to you is, “Good Bye, my friend! Wish you all the best & have a great time ahead, our doors (many many doors) are always opened for you, forever!” This is the day that everyone of us hate it, just hate it with our prayer of “May God bless you with happiness, love and laughter!”

Transfer Back to Kuching – Get all your stuffs packed, & you will be transfered back to Kuching at 10:30am.