Explore the Temburong District of Brunei for a taste of nature and culture on this full day Brunei shore excursion including lunch. Pass by dense mangrove islands to visit an Iban Longhouse with traditional performance and enjoy Cooking Demo Using local ingredients on the long boat cruise on Temburong River.
Start your Brunei day tour by meeting your guide and driver who will transfer you to the Bandar Seri Begawan Jetty. Hop on a water taxi passing by mangrove islands with many unique animal and bird species to arrive Iban Longhouse. The Ibans were long ago feared for their headhunting activities and today many still live in longhouse which is actually a number of rooms linked together but sharing a common ‘ruai’ – a verandah where traditional ceremonies are performed. Enjoy a tuak drink and morning tea with cold towels while exploring the village ground and listening to locals explain about their traditional farming lifestyle.
Continue on to the Rainforest Lodge in Temburong River for a cruise on a traditional ‘temuai’ or long boat. On both sides on the river, observe the rich biodiversity of vegetation found here. Regarded as one of the best preserved tropical rainforests in Borneo, sit back and enjoy this pristine environment. A cooking demo of rice and chicken in bamboo is also taken place.
After having a local lunch with beef, chicken, fish fillet, vegetable, and fresh fruits, visit Bangar Jetty and BSB Jetty. Then, your driver slowly transfers you around the town passing by the picturesque Jame Mosque before heading back to port at a nice time for the next departure. Trip ends.