Once a year, the fields of Long Semadoh Valley turns golden, bursting with ripe paddy. Join our farmers as they hit the fields, going out full force to harvest their labour of love.
This season, you will be fully immersed in the art of harvesting that will see local experts turning paddy into delicious rice. Experience the making of in-season indigenous food, all set and framed within the majestic mountainous backdrop.
More importantly, you will also experience the unforgettable warmth of Lun Bawang hospitality. The Langit team will guide you through this uniquely curated season.
All booking closes on 30th November 2019
Three available dates:
28th December 2019 - 1st January 2020
4th January 2020 - 8th January 2020
11th January 2020 - 15th January 2020 (Current link)
Into the Highlands
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.
Depart Lawas to the village of Long Semadoh Naseb in Long Semadoh Valley.
Arrive at local homestay
Dinner and rest after arriving.
Discover the story of the Lun Bawang people
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.
Take time to reflect and enjoy nature as is in the evenings.
Brunch by the river (picnic style) and enjoy a cold dip.
Free and easy
Harvesting with farmers
We will start off with breakfast
Head to the paddy fields and start harvesting with local farmers
Gain an insight into the various traditional processes involved in turning paddy into rice.
Fill your afternoons with casual learning sessions. Learn about indigenous food through foraging and the making of various traditional rice-centered meals.
Lunch by the field
Back to the fields for round 2.
Dinner and rest
Head down to the paddy fields to continue our harvest
Return to the paddy fields
Dinner & rest
Depart from Long Semadoh to Lawas
Stop over at Long Lidung Village to visit the freshwater river fish conservation.
You will need to make your way to the town of Lawas in Sarawak. There are 4 travel options for your consideration: 1) Fly in to Kota Kinabalu, Sabah and take an internal flight via MASwings to Lawas. (Must arrive Lawas before 2.30pm) 2) Fly in to Kota Kinabalu (KK), Sabah and take a bus/ van to Lawas. [you will have to spend a night in KK town before travelling date. Bus leaves from KK to Lawas at 8am. You can purchase bus ticket and board from the bus station right in front of Sabah Court House] 3) Fly in to Miri, Sarawak and take an internal flight via MASwings to Lawas. (Must arrive Lawas before 2.30pm) 4) Fly in to Labuan Federal Territory and take a ferry to Lawas. (Ferry operates: Daily except on Wednesday)