This house is suitable for tourists who wish to experience the life in the longhouse staying with local natives to experience the culture.
It is also very near the world famous Niah Caves (Gua Niah) where you will have a great time exploring.
My house is located in the Patrick Libau Longhouse (Rumah Panjang Patrick Libau), which is a 10 minute walk away from the world famous Niah Caves (Gua Niah).
By staying here, not only do you get free and easy access to the Niah Caves, but you get to fully experience the local Iban culture and the way of life in a traditional longhouse. You will be able to experience our food, drinks, way of living, interacting and having fun.
A must do if you are in Sarawak is to experience the Gawai Festival (Harvest Festival), which is a wonderful time where you can come and enjoy our celebration of our harvest of the crops we have planted.
My longhouse is1 hour away from the Miri Airport.
Upon landing at the Miri airport you have 2 options :
Directions to my place :
1) Take a taxi/ Drive to Ladang Kosa/ Kosa Oil Palm Plantation
You can take a taxi from Miri to Ladang Kosa/ Kosa Oil Palm Plantation which is the entrance to my house. It will take you 1hour from Miri. Upon drop off, I will meet you at the entrance to bring you into my longhouse.
2) Pick up from Miri Airport
Arrangements can be made so that I can personally pick you up from the Miri Airport. Charges are negotiable and will be fairly priced too.
1-3 pax RM80
4-7 paxs RM 75
8 and above RM 50
FOR DAY TRIPS ONLY
Breakfast, lunch and dinner - RM 20 per pax
Lunch and Dinner - RM 15 per pax
Single Meals - RM 10 per pax
You get to access the whole of the longhouse and interact with many of its residents. It is also a 10 minute walk away from the famous Niah Caves.
Interaction with guests
When you stay with me, I will be at home on most mornings and evenings to have breakfast and dinner with you.
On weekends, I (or my nephews and nieces) will be able to serve as your personal tourguide to the Niah Caves.
My name is Josman Jenggin.
I live in the Patrick Libau Longhouse in Niah, which is very close to the world famous Niah Caves. I used to work in the oil and gas offshore industry. I work as a farmer now.
I am very friendly and easy going and have previous experience in hosting other tourists from other countries under the local homestay programme. By staying here, I will be able show you the Iban way of life.
I will guarantee that you will have a pleasant stay at my house.