2 Days 1 Night Back to Basics: Be one with Nature Day Tour ~ Kuching, Sarawak Borneo


Trip Description

Depart time: 9:00 am

Meet at hotel lobby and depart to Sadir village. The journey will take around 2 hours.

Day 1 features experience to live like a local Bidayuh native in the village. Walk around the village after lunch and visit the surrounding waterfalls, houses, hall, old longhouse, and even their primary school. Try on their traditional costumes as well during the village tour. Hang out with the locals throughout the night after dinner.

Day 2 features moderate waterfall trekking to two of the waterfalls around that village, and traditional cooking lesson. Trekking to the less unknown waterfall may take around 1 and a half hour to reach. Upon reaching you can either enjoy swimming or just sunbathing on any large rocks nearby. Also learn from the local guide on how to do bird trapping the traditional native way. Trek back to the village after lunch and see if you can catch any birds along the way before releasing the birds. Check out from the local’s house after reaching the village.

Transfer back to hotel.

Destination
Borneo ~ Sarawak ~ Kuching ~ Sadir Village


Minimum no. of Persons

2 persons

Tour Commences
Kuching

Tour Code
BYT03

Tour Starts At
9.00am

Duration
2 Days 1 Night

Things to Bring Along

Extra change of fast dry clothes, Bathing suit, Trekking shoes,Insect repellent ,Low profile rubber sandals, Personal first aid kit, Cap, Thin towels, Raincoat/Poncho, Drinking water, Toiletries

Local Host Profile

Lawrence is a Bidayuh native who is born and bred in the village of Sadir which is located in the mountainous region of Padawan in Kuching, Sarawak. Lawrence has spent most part of his life in the village, having left school in the age of 12. He is passionate about the rain forest he grew up with and he knows about most of the flora and fauna in that area.

Lawrence has a funny, easy-going personality and is keen to promote his village to travelers. He speaks basic English and can convey information well with some help.

The operator Backyard Tour wants to do more than just providing tours like everyone else; it is about balancing income from organising tours and giving back to the communities. Here, community-based tours are designed with local communities to give travellers a chance to experience the local flavour like never before. From jungle trekking through the Borneo rain forest, cooking with the local hosts, to spending the night in a village house, Backyard Tour promises truly authentic experience with the real born-and-bred-there villagers and they are committed to channeling of the income back to the local villagers.


2 Days 1 Night Back to Basics: Be one with Nature Day Tour ~ Valid Till 30th June 2017 (Rates based on per person per package)

Package Activity Rates per person (RM)
2 - 3 persons 4 persons & above
2 Days 1 Night Back to Basics: Be one with Nature Day Tour BYT03 425 335


Includes:

  • Entrance fees, English speaking driver, Guide, Transfer, All meals, Accommodation

Excludes:

  • Personal expenses/item not mentioned in itinerary, Travel Insurance


Spend a day and a night at Sadir village to dive deeper via introduction to Bidayuh culture including their traditional costumes and accessories, picking fresh jungle produce and learn to make simple animal traps with our local host.

On the second day, jungle trek across luscious Borneo rainforest to Ban Buan Kukuot & Mabi waterfall, learn to cook traditional Bidayuh meals in bamboo and enjoy the feast by the waterfall.

Highlights:

Trap-making

Bidayuh cooking class with ingredients sourced from the jungle

Traditional handicrafts and costumes introductions

Includes:

Village tour

Visit to 4 waterfalls

Jungle trekking

Please Note:

- Tour (FIT = 01-06 people) are strictly on SIC (coach sharing) basis.

- Tour (Group = 07 – 20+ people) are strictly on private tour basis.

- For groups more than 5, additional transportation cost might be applied

- Children under 12 years old will be charged 50 % of the adult rate.

- Every person participates in our tour shall be regarded in every respect as carrying his/ her own risk with respect to loss or injury to person or property. The company does not accept responsibility for losses or expenses due to delay, sickness, weather, strikes, war, quarantine


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