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: 5 Days 4 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
At City: 02 Nights stay at city hotel with daily breakfast, city tour
AT Batang Ai: 02 nights stay at Nanga Sumpah lodge (basic accommodation) , meals (2B=Breakfast, 3L=Lunch, 2D=Dinner), English speaking guide.
What are not included
Tipping & Gratuities (Optional)
Travel Insurance (Recommended)
Juices, carbonated, alcoholic beverages, items not stated in the itinerary
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 - Arrival/City Tour
Time (TBA) : Meet on arrival at Kuching International Airport.
Proceed for approximate 3 hours Kuching City Tour
Enroute for either lunch or dinner at own expense.
Check-in to city center hotel. Free at own leisure
Day 2 Kuching – Batang Ai Nanga Sumpa (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the hotel
8:00am : Pick-up from City Hotel
Proceed to Batang Ai Reservoir
9:00am : Brief stop at Serian for grocery.
9:30am : Proceed to Lachau remote town to arrive at approximately 11.30am noon and have lunch.
12.30pm : Continue the journey to arrive Batang Ai to arrive Batang Ai Lake 2.30-3:00pm
Take another 1-1/2 hours longboat drive to arrive Nanga Sumpa to arrive at 4.30pm (depending on the river conditions)
Check-in to the Nanga Sumpah lodge next to the longhouse, and have dinner
Day 3 Enseluai Waterfall – Nanga Sumpa (B/L/D)
Breakfast at the lodge
8:00am :Travel to upriver by longboat for the scenic Enseluai Waterfall
At the waterfall, relax, swim and enjoy a riverside BBQ lunch prepared by your Iban Hose.
Return to the lodge, relax at the ruai (common verandah), explore the beautifual surrounding rainforest and or the Nanga Sumpa longhouse
Dinner share and recap the day's activity before retire for the night.
Day 4 Nanga Sumpa – Kuching (B/L)
Breakfast at the lodge.
8:30am : Travel downriver to Batang Ai Lake's Jetty to arrive at about 10.30am (depending on river conditions)
11:00am : Return journey to Kuching with a brief stop at Lanchau remote town for lunch.
Breakfast in the lodge. 0830 hours travel downriver to the Batang Ai Lake jetty, arriving around 1030-1100 hours.
4:00pm : Arrive at Kuching and drop-off at City Hotel.
Free at own leisure and dinner is at own leisure.
Day 5 Hotel - Airport (B)
Breakfast at the lodge
Free at own leisure until it is time to transfer to airport for departure
Accommodation at Batang Ai Rainforest
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