Caves, Flora and Village Farm Day Tour ~ Kuching, Sarawak Borneo
Trip DescriptionDepart time: 8:00 amMeet at hotel lobby and depart to Begu village. The journey will take around 2 hours. Tour features untouched cave exploration, pitcher plants discovery and village farm visit. The village farm visit includes plucking some raw ingredients for traditional lunch cooking lesson. If you are lucky enough, you will be able to see the blooming Rafflesia as well. Finally, trek to the waterfall for swimming or just relaxing under the flowing water while joining the local guide to cook your lunch the Bidayuh native way. Trek back to the village after lunch.
Transfer back to hotel.
Borneo ~ Sarawak ~ Kuching ~ Begu Village
Minimum no. of Persons
Tour Starts At
Things to Bring Along
Suitable trekking shoes, Sun Block, Insect Repellent, Personal First Aid Kit, Cap/Hat, Raincoat, Drinking Water
Local Host Profile
The Begu village team consists of (From left) Apeng, Leslie, Andy, and Herry. They are an enthusiastic and passionate group of young people who are keen to introduce an unforgettable experience in the village to visitors. The team is always excited to introduce their farm products that includes pepper, paddy, various types of local fruits and local vegetables, right from the source; which are the farms.
Let the guys bring you also to explore Turuh cave and the village Rafflesia flower site (if you're lucky you might see a blooming flower) before driving you around the farms using a truck.
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.
Caves, Flora and Village Farm Day Tour ~ Valid Till 30th June 2017 (Rates based on per person per package)
- Entrance fees, English speaking driver, Guide, Transfer, Lunch
- Personal expenses/item not mentioned in itinerary, Travel Insurance
Local guided tour to Rafflesia Site and Turuh Cave
Authentic village farm tour (e.g. paddy field, fruit orchard, pepper farm)
Garden to table session
Traditional cooking session
- Tour (FIT = 01-06 people) are strictly on SIC (coach sharing) basis.
- Tour (Group = 07 – 20+ people) are strictly on private tour basis.
- 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 or
explore intricate cave structures and top it off with an insider’s tour of the Begu Village; including their village farms, all in a day's time.