ITINERARY BY DAY
This guided half-day tour of Annah Rais Longhouse is perfect for travellers seeking a taste of local culture. Located approximately 100km south of Kuching, the longhouse is reachable via a 45-minute car ride through the picturesque countryside, interspersed with limestone formations, paddy fields and palm oil plantations.
Set at the foothills of the Borneo Highlands, the Annah Rais Longhouse is home to dozens of families belonging to the Bidayuh ethnic group. After your arrival, begin your guided tour with an introduction to the unique architectural features and cultural significance of the longhouse, before learning about the traditional farming practices of the Bidayuh people.
Afterwards, venture inside to get a glimpse of life within its bamboo walls. Settle down for a cup of traditional herbal tea whilst chatting with some of the families living inside.
Finishing with a relaxing walk through some of the nearby tropical rainforest.