Tour Code: TMB ECODuration – 3 Days/ 2 Nights
Ulu Temburong National Park is preserved for scientific research, wildlife and visitors. This two night programme at the National Park gives time to explore, relax, and enjoy this uniquely preserved wilderness. The first night in a local longhouse gives a unique insight into traditional family lifestyles.Our experienced guides can vary the programme to suit your preferences and abilities.
Depart from Bandar Seri Begawan by covered water taxi to Bangar town at approximately 14.30 hrs. You will travel through a network of rivers and channels around the back of Brunei Bay: watch for wildlife along the way. Vehicle transfer from Bangar to longhouse. Settle in and afternoon tea. Take an evening/sunset rainforest walk. Look for birds and other local wildlife, as the jungle changes from day to night. Dinner – traditional style – with a local family at the longhouse. You will also be able to learn som local style cooking.
An early start next morning allows travel by local longboat upstream, on the Temburong River, wit the early morning mist rising from the river and jungle canopy. Animals and birds are more active at this time of the day. Look for Hornbills, butterflies, gibbons, macaques and other wildlife. See Durian and other local fruit trees.At the Ulu Temburong National Park, explore along the network of timber boardwalks built above the rainforest floor. Climb the 1200 steps to the base of the 60 metre 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.Enjoy a lunch of local specialities beside the river. Swim, relax, play in the rapids, or walk along other pathways. Longboat (or optional inflatable raft or canoe) downstream with time to stop at the rapids, and then vehicle to your Guesthouse accommodation for the night. Settle in and afternoon tea.
Depart for an evening River Safari to see Proboscis Monkeys, crocodiles, fireflies and other wildlife along the mangrove lined river. Dinner in a Bangar cafe, then return to the Guesthouse.
Next morning, take the guided rainforest walk along the timber boardwalks and jungle trails to a spectacular lookout at Bukit Patoi with views over Brunei Bay. Return to Bangar town for lunch in a local cafe. Visit the handicraft shops if time permits – then return to Bandar Seri Begawan by water taxi, arriving about 14.15 hrs.Price includes pick up from inner city hotels (includes Full Board)