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Paddy Planting Trip In The Highlands

At 3,000ft  above sea level, Long Semadoh valley is a raw gem quietly tucked in the highlands of Lawas, Sarawak. Its breathtaking views, pristine air and beautiful streams simply illustrates the beauty of the great outdoors that rural Malaysia has to offer. This 4 - 22nd August 2018, Langit is extending our invitation to you, to join us on a 5 Days 4 Nights Paddy Planting Trip in the highlands.

Explore this lesser known valley that’s teeming with natural beauty and soak in the warmth of the Lun Bawang hospitality. 

Location :Kg Long Semadoh Naseb, Lawas; Sarawak
Adventure dates :A: 4-8/8/2018,  B: 11-15/8/2018,  C: 18-22/8/2018 (5 Days)
Adventure Fee :RM 1,300 per pax
Booking deadline :31/7/2018
Travel style :Backpacking
Meals :Simple local food, non-halal
Group size:Max 15 pax
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5D4N Itinerary (Full Board) 

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Arrive in the quaint town of Lawas, Sarawak. Fill your tummy with a simple lunch and begin your journey into the highlands, en route to Long Semadoh Valley. Brave the 5 hours bumpy 4x4 off road ride to arrive at your local homestay. Wind down with dinner and an early night in the village.


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Trek through history in a 1 hour scenic walk starting from the Long Semadoh airport towards the village of Long Tanid. Discover the story of the Lun Bawang people through remnants from the past.


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Head to the paddy fields and start planting with local farmers.


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Stop over at Long Lidung Village to visit the freshwater river fish conservation. This is a community-run project headed by  a passionate local, Pak Raut. You will be get to soak your feet in the river and maybe even get a natural fish spa session! Arrive in Lawas by noon. End of tour.



Itinerary:

Program Dates: 

A: 4-8/8/2018,   B: 11-15/8/2018,   C: 18-22/8/2018

*Times are subject to local and weather conditions


Day 1(Saturday)

1pm : Arrive in Lawas, Sarawak

3pm : Depart Lawas to  the village of Long Semadoh Naseb in Long Semadoh Valley.

8pm: Arrive at local homestay

 Dinner & rest


Day 2(Sunday)

9am: Mini tour of Long Semadoh Valley

Trek through history in a 1 hour scenic walk starting from the Long Semadoh airport 

 towards the village of Long Tanid. Discover the story of the Lun Bawang people through 

 remnants from the past.

11am: Brunch by the river (picnic style) and enjoy a cold dip.

3pm: Free and easy


Day 3 & 4: (Monday & Tuesday)     

7am: Breakfast

7.30am: Head to the paddy fields and start planting with local farmers.

12pm: Lunch by the field

2pm: Back to the fields for round 2.

6pm: Dinner & rest


Day 5 (Wednesday)

7.30am: Depart from Long Semadoh to Lawas 

  Stop over at Long Lidung Village to visit the freshwater river fish conservation. 

12pm : Arrive Lawas



Price Details:

Fee Includes

  1. Ground transportation by 4x4 covers duration of travel mentioned in the 5days 4 nights itinerary only.

  2. All basic meals for the duration of the trip are covered. Additional F&B purchases during pineapple festival are not included.

  3. Entrance fee to Long Lidung village’s river conservation site.

  4. Travel insurance for duration of tour.

Fee Excludes

  1. Flights or transportation to town of Lawas, Sarawak.

  2. All cost incurred during free & easy sessions.

  3. Optional entertainment & activities.


Reservation:

  • Reservations must be made before 31st July 2018. Space is based on first-come-first serve basis. 

  • Cancellations made less than 24 hours before the start of the trip will be subject to a charge equal to 100% of the booking. Cancellations made 1 to 3 days before the start of the trip will be subject to a charge equal to 50% of the booking. 

  • A non- refundable deposit of RM200 is payable to Langit Collective PLT  at (Unless tour is cancelled by Langit). Balance fee of RM1,100 to be collected upon booking deadline on 31st July 2018. Fees to be made to Langit Collective PLT, Maybank account - 512482491989.


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  • Travellers must be in good physical condition without any medical complications.

  • This backpacking/adventure style trip requires an independent spirit and an open mind..

  • Be mentally prepared for bumpy roads in the mountainous region, and/or potential delays due to weather conditions.

  • Village surroundings are basic and can be muddy when it rains.

  • Communication. Telco connectivity is unreliable and mostly unavailable at most times. Maxis works best when connectivity is available.


Basic Essentials

  • Insect repellent

  • Outdoor gears and shoes suitable for all terrain trekking , jacket for cold nights.

  • Torchlight


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