Annah Rais Longhouse, or better known as Kampung Annah Rais is a large & old Bidayuh Tribe’s bamboo centered longhouse that houses over 80 families. It has been around for over 175 years.
The majority residents still live in a traditional way of longhouse’s living.
Located about 100km south of Kuching, at the foothill of Borneo Highlands near the mountains marking the border to Kalimantan, the longhouse provides authentic longhouse experience, and is also famous for the hot springs nearby.
The Bidayuh make up about 8% of Sarawak’s population and were formerly known as Land Dayaks. They are gracious hosts and village is the perfect place to discover Bidayuh culture and learn about their fascinating way of life.
GETTING TO ANNAH RAIS LONG HOUSE
The best way to go to Annah Rais Long House is by tour. This is considering it’s location which is far in the interiors of Kuching, with the journey itself taking over an hour.
FIND A TOUR TO ANNAH RAIS LONGHOUSE
However, if you are adventurous, you can always rent a car to drive up to the longhouse.
The roads leading to the longhouse are good, but you will need GPS and proper navigation as there’s plenty of junctions you should not miss. A map to the longhouse can be seen below.
If you decide to rent a car or use ride hailing services to go to Annah Rais, please consider arranging transportation back to Kuching.
RM8 per adult
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