Experience an original jungle trip, rich in nature and tradition. Get back to basics and follow Saloma into her world. Enjoy the calmness and beauty of mother nature while staying with Saloma's family.
09:00 AMVisit of Semengok the orang utan wildlife sanctuary
12:00 PMAfter a short coffee stop, drive up to Saloma Villagestay (1hr 15min) for an authentic Bidayuh lunch.
01:00 PMLonghouse visit
Visit the top of the hill original bidayuh longhouse to see and experience how the natives live in their natural habitat which has been passed down through the generations. Here you will see how bamboo plays an integral part in their daily lives.
02:00 PMVisit the local ala-resort christian missionary primary boarding school (St Bernard, Sadir) and also the basket/mat weaver house.
03:00 PMBack home to rest and prepare dinner.
07:00 PMDinner and night trek.
A short night walk to see small creatures of the night. Fire flies with their blinking lights are always the favorite even among locals. Your choice to mingle with the locals or have a free and easy time at our ‘surrounded by trees’ balcony.
09:00 AMHunter trail trek
Go on a hunter trail deep into the jungle accompanied by our expert guide. You will learn how the native set animal traps (no animals are harmed) and how they survived in the jungle for days on end until they are successful with their hunts and returned to the village with their prize.
You will also get to see first hand the wild flora & fauna and you pick survival tips from the guide. Learn about the wild plants & herbs that you see along the way.
04:00 PMHead back to rest and prepare for dinner
07:00 PMDinner and mingle with locals
09:00 AMTrek trough the forest & jungle to the family farm
10:00 AMWitness & participate in bamboo cooking
01:00 PMTake a dip in mountain stream or just relax
Take a refreshing dip in the cool mountain stream and see the local fish species or you can participate in the farm work or you can just relax in the farm house
03:00 PMTrek back to rest and prepare dinner
07:00 PMDinner and night trek
09:00 PMHave some rice wine and listen to the local stories.
09:00 AMTrek & bush whacking to the oldest bidayuh settlement called Kampong Teng Paron
Rediscover our roots and some of our lost history or visit the hills with spectacular views along the indonesian border still covered with thick primary rainforest thousand of years old. Here you can find the relics of our colonial past and the war that they fought for our freedom from the communist influence. Our expert guide will show and explain to you all about the flora & fauna along the way. If you have never been deep into the rainforest, this is your chance to be struck with awe at the majesty of mother nature.
03:00 PMTrek back and prepare for dinner
07:00 PMDinner and have a free and easy time
08:00 PMMingle some more with the locals whom we are sure by now would have become somewhat your friend.
09:00 AMWaterfall Trekking
Trek to the waterfall (35 min) walk for a refreshing swim or just to marvel with awe at mother nature’s creation. You will get the chance to listen to the beautiful symphony of the forest & rivers which are just like music to the ears. Here, you will also be introduced to the local flora & wild herbs and their use. If you are lucky and you come at the right time you will get to see the beautiful colour of the jungle and blooming wild flowers.
11:00 AMTrek back for lunch
12:00 PMDepart back to Kuching
, Hands-on Fun
, Rural Escape
, Cultural Heritage
Transportation during tour
, Physical Strength Required
, Children friendly