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Traditional Bidayuh Longhouse and Empurau Experience from Kuching

By Magunatip Holidays Sdn Bhd
Price is P6,042per traveler*

Features

Free cancellation available
8h
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Temperature checks

Overview

  • Discover the Bidayuh tribe’s Mongkos village near the Kalimantan border.  You’ll find that Mongkos is a thriving rural community & home to one of the few remaining traditional Bidayuh longhouses in Sarawak. You’ll visit the traditional longhouse for a  tour to learn about its history & experience how a native lunch is prepared. Kampung Mongkos has two of the very few surviving Bidayuh longhouses in Sarawak. The village has existed for over a hundred years and is located near Sungai Mongkos.

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Kuching City Center 08:00

Free Cancellation
8h

Tour Transfer Service from Hotels in Kuching City Center.

Starting time

startTime for Kuching City Center 08:00, offer 1
Price is P6,041.16 per ticket, price for 2 Travelers is P12,082.32
P12,082.32

Total

Price is P12,082.32
* Select 2 travelers to get the lowest price of P6,041.16

Kuching Outskirts 08:00

Free Cancellation
8h

Tour Transfer Service to Hotels / Resorts Outskirts of Kuching City.Radius of above 20 KM from Kuching International Airport.

Starting time

startTime for Kuching Outskirts 08:00, offer 2
Price is P8,155.57 per ticket, price for 2 Travelers is P16,311.14
P16,311.14

Total

Price is P16,311.14
* Select 2 travelers to get the lowest price of P8,155.57

What's included, what's not

  • English Speaking Guide
  • Transport by Air-Conditioned MiniVan
  • Return Tour Transfer to Hotel
  • Infant not occupying seat no charges
  • Water Bottle
  • Ethnic Lunch
  • Lunch
  • Bottled water
  • Gratuities

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • It is said that Mongkos was named after the plant lungkos (Bidayuh for wild ginger)
  • On arrival visitors are welcomed with a ceremony. First they are greeted with drum music called “bidumbak”. A white hen’s egg is used to chase away evil spirits and visitors are then entertained with ‘langi pingadap’ (a traditional welcoming dance). Welcoming ceremony would end with a “belangi” dance in which the visitors are encouraged to take part.
  • Another dance called “Pak Dino” and “Dayang Diki” will not be presented. In this dance dolls are used to tell a story about a married couple. Because marriage between siblings is taboo for the Bidayuh, the couple was cursed and they turned into monkeys.
  • Other Attractions:The Silungkung Waterfall ( spiral waterfall ) not included in the Tour
  • Pangkak ( top spinning
  • Watch Bidayuh Women making baskets,bead items,woodcarving and many other types of handicraft.
  • Padi cultivation and farming are the main agricultural activities of the villagers. Among the crops they plant are oil palm,padi,pepper,rubber trees and miscellaneous fruits such as rambutan,mango banana,jackfruit and durian.
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
  • Please bring your own Sanitizer
  • Departure time: 8:00 AM

What you can expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Kota Kinabalu City Waterfront, No.1, Jalan Centre Point, Suite 8E, 5th Floor, CPS Tower, Kota Kinabalu 88000 Malaysia

A encounter with Empurau fish freely undisturbed as it is protected species in this river.

The experience to have a Bidayuh Ethnic lunch traditionally cook in bamboo.

Duration: 3 hours


Cleaning and safety practices

Safety measures

  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
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Location

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Activity Location

  • Kota Kinabalu Sabah

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Traveler pickup is offered
    • Kota Kinabalu Sabah

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