Bario - Pa'Berang
BORNEO EXPLORATION TOURS & TRAVEL

76, Wayang Street,
93000 Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.
Tel: 6082-252137 Fax: 6082-252526
KKKP Reg. No: KKKP 2213
Bario Airport - Terminal 1 The famous fragrant Bario Rice, known to be consumed by the Upper Classes of People including the Royal Family of Brunei.
Kelabit women of Ulung Palang. Trekking after the old grass runway and open field penetrate into the virgin jungle.
BARIO / PA’ BERANG


DURATION: 4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS
DEPARTURE: DAILY VIA MIRI EXCEPT SATURDAY
GRADE: MEDIOCRE

Day 1: Morning, fly from Miri to Bario Highlands. Accommodation will be in Ulung Palang, a Kelabit longhouse nestle on a small hill overlooking padi (rice) fields. Have lunch and browse around the Bario Valley to visit the first and original longhouse, Bario. The tribe here in this valley is Kelabit and their main business is farming the famous fragrant Bario Rice, known to be consumed by the Upper Classes of People including the Royal Family of Brunei. Get a quick briefing on the following days’ agenda from your guide prior to dinner. Overnight at the longhouse. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 2: After breakfast in the longhouse, start the trek to the Penan settlement in Pa’Berang. The trek will initially take you through the old grass runway and open field before penetrating into the virgin jungle. Trek time will be around 4 hours with one main river crossing before arriving at Pa’ Berang where the nomadic Penan have settled, in the late afternoon. Dinner in the Headman’s House and overnight at the settlement with basic facilities. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 3: Breakfast this morning will be simple and later in the day, the Penan will show you how a Penan shelter is built which used to be (and still is) home for some of the Penan in these remote areas in Sarawak. In the early afternoon, trek back to Bario (optional return by boat is available but expensive) and arrive at Rose Lodge by late evening for dinner before going back to the longhouse for the night. (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 4: Breakfast in the longhouse before leaving for the airport for your flight back to Miri. (Breakfast)

INCLUDES

* Tour as per itinerary
* Accommodation with basic overnight facilities on share basis
* Meals as specified
* Tour Guide

EXCLUDES

* Airfares
* Personal incidentals
* Items not mentioned

Flight Schedule: Daily Morning Flight except Saturday
Fight Time: Miri/Bario (1hr 25mins)
Flight return to Miri immediately after touch down in Bario

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