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Ulu Temburong National Park (Longhouse) Overnight TourTour Code: TMB ONNP
Duration - 2 Day/ 1 Night
This tour is an introduction to Brunei's unique wilderness rainforest region where numerous animals, birds and plant life thrive. The Ulu Temburong National Park is protected and preserved for the benefit of Borneo's wildlife, scientific research, and low impact visitors. This overnight tour permits a comfortable pace, and an opportunity to experience local lifestyles in addition to the National Park. Accommodation is in a longhouse with traditional lifestyles and modern services. Own air-conditioned room within a family area.
Travel by local water taxi from Bandar through a network of rivers and channels around the back of Brunei Bay. Pass by dense mangrove islands and look for wildlife, including crocodiles, along the way Bandar, Temburong.
Settle into the longhouse and meet the community.
Around 16.30 hrs, you will head off on an evening rainforest walk with your guide to look for wildlife. There is also the optional swim, as well as other activities.
Enjoy dinner – local style – with a rural family in their home. There is also the option of a night walk (weather permitting)
to search for nocturnal animals; then return to the Longhouse.
At the Ulu Temburong National Park, explore along the network of timber boardwalks built above the rainforest floor. Climb 1200 steps to the base of the 60m Canopy Walkway towers. Observe the jungle from in and above the trees. Watch for wildlife, and enjoy the panoramic view.
River levels and time permitting, proceed further upstream on the Temburong River. Take a short (or long) walk along a jungle creek to a waterfall. Return downstream in the longboat or riding the optional Rapid Riders (heavy duty inflatable mattresses - optional extra charge Bn$15).
Enjoy a lunch of local specialties beside the river. Swim, relax, shoot the rapids on the Rapid Riders, or walk along other jungle pathways.
Travel downstream by longboat (or the optional Rapid Riders – or 6 person inflatable raft - Bn$35 per person - minimum 3 people required) to Batang Duri, then vehicle transfer to Bangar town for afternoon tea with optional shopping and market visit; if time permits.
Return in covered local water taxi to Bandar Seri Begawan. You will arrive back in Bangar Seri Begawan around 16.15 hrs
(life jackets, helmets and other safety equipment are provided. This programme involves early starts, walks on long and sometimes slippery pathways, bumpy boat rides, getting wet, and clambering about. It is, however, well within the capabilities of normally healthy people)
Price includes pick up from inner city hotels. (Includes Full Board)
This tour may also be done in a similar format to the Bangar Guest House tour,
and include an evening river tour on Day
1, instead of the rainforest walk. Please contact us for details. The price is slightly higher for this option.
Photographs courtesy of Intrepid Tours