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With the warm hospitality of the friendly villagers and also the clean and pristine environment here, Annah Rais Bidayuh Longhouse is a haven for adventurous and non-adventurous alike. The trip experience will be vividly remembered.
If you love nature, one of the perfect places that you can travel to is Sarawak, Malaysia Borneo where a large segment of the land is covered by natural tropical rainforest. One of the best places for you to explore and experience a real Borneo wonderful adventure or rejuvenate your body and mind and refresh your spirit is the Annah Rais Bidayuh Longhouse. At Annah Rais Bidayuh Longhouse you will find a well-preserved longhouse home to the people that belong to the second largest ethnic group in Sarawak, the Bidayuh tribe. The Bidayuh tribe is also known as Land Dayaks, who were once the headhunters.
Annah Rais Bidayuh Longhouse, which is one of the oldest Bidayuh longhouses, is located about 60km or approximately 1.5 hours drive from Kuching passing through the beautiful limestone formation view, scenic countryside fringed by hills and farms, mountain ranges, palm oil estate and etc. It is a popular tourists destination and one of the nearest and easiest longhouses to access. Annah Rais Bidayuh Longhouse has been developed into a Homestay Programme, which includes varieties of activities providing visitors with a chance to stay overnight in a place where the traditional and communal ways of living have remained untouched by modern development. Most of the villagers here do farming, paddy planting, cocoa and pepper harvesting and fishing.
Besides discovering the unique local architecture of the longhouse, there are choices of activities that you could experience while on a trip to this famous village, and that is to enjoy a natural hot spa in the nearby hot spring, or relax at a nearby breathtaking 3-tier waterfall. Otherwise, you could hire local guides for a rainforest jungle trekking, or just visit the nearby pepper and paddy field plantation.