Highlights: Sumbiling Eco Village / Rainforest Discovery Trek
Situated on the banks of the Temburong river, Sumbiling Eco Village is an eco lodge that offers amazing nature based activities including the famous trend, "glamping". Home to the Iban Community, our aim is to achieve sustainability by preserving and maintaining the environment and utilizing existing resources. We also want to promote the harmonious and rich culture of the indigenous tribes of Borneo. Prepare to be enticed with their nature induced simple way of life, mysticism beliefs, culture and unique laws. The Sumbiling Eco Village practices responsible tourism, hence making it Brunei’s first eco tourism destination.
The surrounding area is an epitome of nature’s playground. Temburong district is separated from the rest of Brunei by Malaysia. The Ulu Temburong National Park is regarded as one of the best preserved rainforest areas in Borneo. Our SEV packages include fun filled trekking activities and nature excursions. Here you can find various rare species of Flora and Faunas.
This humbling experience perfectly fits the busy and fast paced travel itineraries, giving you time to breathe and unwind. Your trip begins with a 45 minute speedboat ride to Temburong. You will be welcomed and picked up by our local guide and your overland journey to SEV begins. Once you arrive SEV, have some time to rest and change to your trekking attires.
The first part of your trek will take you through secondary rainforest which feature a diverse range of plants with multi-purpose benefits such as wild ginseng. These traditional beliefs are inherited from the generations of yesteryears and is still apparent in their lifestyle from laws, mysticism, beauty products and handicrafts. Relish walking across the Mutong River as you trek along some shallow rocky portions.
Return to SEV where you will have your locally made and harvested lunch. Have some time to relax and explore the mini forest trek around the village before you head back to Bandar Seri Begawan.
Easy trekking through hilly undulating terrain. No marked trails - directions by villager guides. Guides will choose among trails depending on the fitness level of guests and timing. Surfaces might be muddy and slippery. Crossing streams and river rapids required. Swim in rivers/streams*.
What to Bring?
Timing is subjected to boat schedules and other factors. At times you might need to wait more than one hour for boat departure
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