Batang Ai is located in the heart of Sarawak, approximately 250km east of Kuching. The surrounding area is noted for indigenous tribal culture, jungle and wildlife. The nearby Batang Ai National Park is home to a range of flora and fauna, and popular with tourists for visits to the traditional longhouses built by the Iban tribe.
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Visit a traditional Iban longhouse
Take a ride on a longboat along the Delok river deep into the rainforests around Batang Ai. This is an area relatively unexplored by tourists due to the distance and travelling time required to explore. After the boat trip visit a home of the Iban people, one of Malaysia's minority ethnic groups, who live communally in large longhouses. Meet the local people, learn about their culture and daily life, including demonstrations of dance and music, and sample local food and drink.
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