Kuching City to Sarawak Bidayuh Half-Day Longhouse Experience

Cultural & Theme Tours in Annah Rais Longhouse

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Join this half-day tour and experience the local lifestyle of the Bidayuhs in Sarawak. Anah Rais is a large Bidayuh village and is one of the many longhouses that dot the Sarawak landscape. You will get to enjoy a warm hospitality of the friendly natives.The tour will be led by a professional local guide. There are two departure options: the morning departure at 9am and afternoon tour at 2pm. The vehicle will stops at the main hotel's lobby to pick you up.
You will be picked up from your hotel in Kuching and taken for an exciting half day tour to a Bidayuh longhouse to experience the uniquely traditional life of Malaysia’s native tribes. The Annah Rais Longhouse which stands on the same site where the longhouse was first built 200 years ago still stand with its unique architecture built largely of bamboo, wood and leaves.The 1.5 hour drive will take you through the lush and scenic countryside, through rubber trees and paddy fields before arriving at a Bidayuh Longhouse, nestled on the edge of the rainforest. You will be introduced to the many families from the same tribe who live together in the longhouse, sharing a long outer communal room and open verandah made largely of bamboo where daily household chores are jointly done. See the Baruk which is a congregation place for the Bidayuh warriors. It is a circular room and looks a little like a pavilion. Artistic bamboo carvings adorn most of the interior of the longhouse.At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back at your hotel in Kuching.

What’s included

  • 1 Bottled water
  • Professional guide and driver
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Entry/Admission - Sarawak Cultural Village

What’s not included

  • Gratuities


  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • All entrance fees included