Visit to the longhouse of Iban's, the native of Sarawak to see their way of living, totem, carving, and other ethnic style stuffs. The iban’s people are the single largest tribe in Sarawak and they are traditionally live in longhouses which are several rooms linked together but sharing a common 'ruai' – a verandah where traditional ceremonies are performed in the olden days.
In this nature escapade, we will explore few of the attractions in these area such as the: Sungai Liang Forest Reserve, Luagan Lalak Forest Recreational Park, Labi Iban Longhouse where you can observe different types of flora and fauna and learn the unique lifestyles of the once feared head hunters of Borneo - Iban. This tour might just be the right one for nature scavenger and nature enthusiasts!
Real eco-adventure includes caving the Deer, Lang, Wind, Clearwater show caves, Pinnacles hiking, Headhunter's Trail trekking, visiting the Penan tribe handicraft market, overnight at Iban tribe longhouse and many more. This is a great way of entering or leaving Gunung Mulu National Park, can be done in either direction, although most people start at the park
The trekking combines upriver travel, jungle trekking, caving the show caves and overnight stay at an Iban longhouse. The trail itself follows the route taken by Kayan headhunting parties who paddled up and trekking to where they launched headhunting raids against the people of the Limbang area. Headhunter’s Trail can also be done in reverse, starting from Limbang and ending up at the Park HQ.
Immerse yourself in the traditional Sarawak lifestyle on this 2-day private cultural tour from Kuching to the village of Batang Ai. With a private guide, visit a Ukom longhouse (a typical Malaysian house built on stilts and shared by families) and meet native Iban people, original inhabitants of the island of Borneo. See another side of Malaysia as you discover their indigenous way of life. Learn about how they reconcile native customs with modern-day conveniences, like electricity and the internet, and spend the night in a village guesthouse!
Sarawakian’s rich cultures and customs, unique traditional rituals, dances, foods, and costumes are among the things that continue to intrigue and fascinate visitors and researchers from around the world. Their warm hospitality and simple ways of life are also some of the traits that many visitors find endearing.I guess, the fascination for this exotic destination also stems from interesting stories about the headhunters of Borneo. Images from National Geographic or Discovery Channel showing small dark people with tattooed bodies donning fancy headdresses of exotic bird feathers must have also fuelled the curiosity of our foreign visitors.