Kudat Rungus Longhouse Tour (Private)
VALIDITY : UNTIL MARCH 2014
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Departure : Daily at 0730am
Duration : 2Days / 1Night
Day 1 (L/D)
Depart from Kota Kinabalu to Kudat and Bengkoka peninsula in the northern part of Sabah, where according to the 1981 census, the Rungus number about 40,000. They are sedentary farmers as well as shifting cultivators. The journey to Kg. Bavanggazo, Kudat takes about 2 to 3 hours of pleasant drive. Upon arrival you will be greeted and introduced to the family. Experience your first typical Rungus lunch at the longhouse. Get yourself acquainted to the surroundings by mingling around with the friendly locals. There is an option of visiting the nearby oil palm plantation or rubber estate. Test your skill at rubber tapping or relax with the family while enjoy the peaceful and quiet environment. Thereafter, drive to the tip of the Island of Borneo Island or rather known as “The Land’s End” to watch the breath-taking view of the sunset.
After dinner, there will be a cultural performance where you will be invited to participate in the Mongigol dance. Listen to the native stories and folklore from the elders. Try the Rungus rice wine.
[This is optional and on pax account].
For those who are energetic enough, you can go for a night walk. Overnight in the longhouse (guesthouse) with a simple setting (Mosquito net is provided).
Rise in the early morning and be immersed in the Rungus lifestyle. You will experience a Rungus’s village morning with birds singing amidst the crowing of the roosters in the background. Learn, to feed the chickens and the livestocks. Nature lovers can indulge in some jungle exploration with a guided jungle trek in the nearby forest.
A traditional Rungus breakfast of steam farm produce like sweet potatoes and tapioca with tea or coffee is served. Enjoy your meal in the peaceful outdoor setting overlooking the hilly site of the longhouses. Thereafter, proceed to another long house at Kg. Tinaggol to witness handicrafts making.
- SIC - Minimum 02 pax
- Tour pick-up Ex Rasa Ria, Tuaran Beach, Nexus, Beringgis resort (return surcharge per pax): MYR 50.00
- Tour pick up time kindly allow 15 minutes waiting time
- Price is subject to of Park Entrance if the authority increases in due time. Subject to FUEL SURCHARGE if applicable.
- Includes 1 breakfast, 1 lunch and 1 dinner