The fun begins with a 45-minute speedboat ride from Bandar Seri Begawan to Bangar Town, zipping through meandering rivers lined with mangroves and nipah palms. From Bangar, it is a short drive and a stroll into our Eco Village, tucked away in a corner of Sumbiling Lama, an Iban Village, and fronting an upstream stretch of the Temburong River. The rest of the day will be spent interacting with villagers where you can opt to explore the flora and fauna of the rainforest or visit a nearby longhouse.
|14:00||Meet at Kianggeh Jetty, BSB and proceed to Bangar Town via speedboat|
|16:00||Upon arrival, meet and greet with the local guide and transfer to Sumbiling Eco Village|
|16:20||Light refreshments upon arrival at Sumbiling Eco-Village followed by check-in camp and briefing|
|16:50||Gather wild vegetables for dinner with the local villagers|
|17:30||Back to base and opt for a relaxing dip in the river|
|20:00||Night jungle trekking and visit the nearby Iban longhouse|
|21:30||Proceed back to base|
|22:00||Light refreshments and prepare for a night’s sleep|
Rise early to witness sunrise ovelooking the Temburong River and prepared for the day ahead. After breakfast, use the local long boat Temuai to cross the river and head for the jungle tracks where you can see an abundance growth of Simpur, Bamboos and search for edible fruits, medicinal herbs such as wild ginseng or other rare vegetation while passing through the lush rainforest.
Relish the adventure crossing the nearby Mutong River (Subject to weather conditions) floating downstream on a rubber tube or a made-shift bamboo raft. Freshen up then enjoy a hearty lunch prepared by the locals while admiring the relaxing ambience of the eco-village. After some photo opportunity, proceed to depart to Bangar Town and transfer back to Bandar Seri Begawan via speedboat bringing fond memories of the rainforest.
|08:00||Enjoy local breakfast and get ready for the day (flexible timetable)|
|10:15||Start Mutong Adventure – Jungle trekking, river crossing and more activiites conducted by the local guides|
|13:00||Back to base, then follow with lunch prepare by the locals|
|14:30||Transfer overland to Bangar Town and enjoy the speedboat back to BSB|
|16:00||Arrive at Kianggeh Jetty, BSB. END OF TOUR|
|Trekking:||Quick-dry shorts or suitable covered pants, t-shirt, gripped shoes, cap or hat|
|Swimming:||Swimming tubing and other waterbound activities: swimwear or any suitable swimming gears, sandals (avoid slippers) or rubber shoes. (available in local shops)|
Light rucksack, change of clothes, sun lotion, raincoat, camera, binoculars (for bird watching), small towel, bath towel, toiletries, swimwear, non-aerosol insect repellent, snack e.g energy bars, chocolate, sweets and drinks (any isotonic drink or packets of oral rehydration salts)
Take nothing but photographs, leave nothing but footprints