The Nanga Sumpa lodge operates as a type of “village stay” and is located on the bank of Delok River, in a pristine and isolated area of Ulu Ai, the upper reaches of the Ai river catchment. It serves as a base for a range of nature-based activities and excursions and offers visitors the chance of learning about the culture and lifestyle of the Iban community who live in the nearby longhouse.
Nanga Sumpah Longhouse
A visit to the the Iban longhouse is often the highlight of a trip to Sarawak, offering a glimpse into the lifestyle of Iban tribe who have for generations lived in the remote interior of Borneo. Visitors have the chance of learning about the culture and lifestyle of the Iban community in the longhouse.
What makes Ulu Ai so special is the natural environment and stunning scenery. Clean rivers and jungle streams, refreshing waterfalls and undisturbed tracts of rainforest allow you to combine a range of outdoor activities including swimming BBQ by the river bank with food prepare by the Iban, jungle trekking on trails that take you along streams and through farmlands to primary rainforest.
Pick up: 8:30 am ( At City Center Hotel )
Drop off: 5:00 pm
Duration: 3 Days 2 Nights
Departure: Daily Departure ( Minimum 4 adults )
About Your Booking
“You will receive a confirmation email within 2 working hours after you have made a booking.”
What are included
Tour & transfer, 02 nights stay at Borneo Adventure lodge, meals (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
English or Mandarin speaking guide.
Guided tours and entrance Fee
Return hotel transfer
What are not included
Tipping & Gratuities (Optional)
Travel Insurance (Recommended)
What to Wear & Bring
Mask, Hand Sanitizer (FRIENDLY REMINDER : ALWAYS WEAR YOURMASK DURING TRANSFER)
Raincoat or waterproof jacket
Insect repellent and personal medicine
Torch / flashlight
Sunblock & hat
Rubber shoes (Kampung Adidas) or Non-slip shoes, sandals
Thin towel (they dry quicker in the humid climate) to take on upriver excursions
Personal toiletries (shampoo, soap, toothbrush)
Water bottle to re-fill
Day 1 Kuching – Nanga Sumpa (L/D)
0800 hours pick up from hotel in Kuching and drive to Batang Ai reservoir. Along the way stop at Lachau Bazaar. Stroll around the shops and the small native market and have an early lunch in a local coffee shop. Then continue your journey, arriving at Batang Ai Lake around 1330-1400 hours. Board a longboat and travel upriver to Nanga Sumpa, arriving at approx. 1530 hours, although the exact time will depend on river conditions. Settle in at Borneo Adventure’s lodge and have dinner. Evening free at leisure. Overnight at Nanga Sumpa lodge.
Day 2 Enseluai Waterfall – Nanga Sumpa (B/L/D)
Following breakfast hike the jungle trails along the river. Then continue upriver by longboat. Our destination is the scenic Enseluai waterfall. Arrive at the waterfall and have time to relax, swim and enjoy the rainforest surroundings. Enjoy a riverside BBQ lunch prepared by your Iban hosts. Return to the lodge. After dinner visit Nanga Sumpa longhouse. Relax on the ruai (common verandah), spend time with the Iban people and enjoy some local rice wine. Overnight at Nanga Sumpa lodge.
Day 3 Nanga Sumpa – Kuching (B/L)
Breakfast in the lodge. 0830 hours travel downriver to the Batang Ai Lake jetty, arriving around 1030-1100 hours. Then travel overland back to Kuching with lunch en route. Arrive in Kuching approx. 1630 hours and be dropped off at your hotel.
Non-air-conditional rooms with basic amenity base on twin share in the Ruai wing of Nanga Sumpa Lodge and Quad share in the Forest View rooms.
Most toilets and bathrooms are located outside the rooms.
There is no electricity supply, but the lodge will provide a limited time of electricity using generator.
Guests are advised to bring along torch lights
Minimum Pax: 4 adults
Child sharing room with 01 adult and based on twin sharing is 90% of the adult's rate
Child sharing room with 02 adult and based on Extra Bed/Mattress is 80% of the adult's rate
Child sharing room with 02 adult and based on NO BED is 70% of the adult's rate
Child 2 years and below is FOC
*TOUR FARE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE*
Batang Ai Rainforest
As it is a pristine mountain area, there is no network for mobile phone and Wi-Fi
Weather conditions and the water level of local rivers may force our guides to modify the tour in the interests of safety.
Some trekking activities are not possible during heavy rain or a thunderstorm. No refunds will be offered if a trek is canceled or boat transfer delayed due to bad weather or river conditions.
This tour generally does not include staged cultural activities such as blowpipe demonstrations, cultural dances, cockfighting, etc.
You may travel with others in small groups