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 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 to the renowned park. 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 picked up by your guide in a vehicle where your journey to SEV begins. Once you arrive SEV, morning tea is served and then change to your trekking/waterproof attires. The Temuai, a traditional boat will take you to Ulu Temburong National Park through the meandering rivers. After you register, you will start your jungle trekking activity towards the canopy walk. Be prepared to meet exotic animals such as the Borneon Gibbon, squirrels, bushy crusted Hornbills, Wagler’s pit viper, rhinceros hornbill and swiftlets are notable in the park.
Also friendly residents are four hundred species of butterfly, some quite rare. Enjoy the postcard-perfect exhilarating view as you stand 50 meters above ground and immerse yourself in the tranquil view of mountains of neighbouring countries. On your way back, the Temuai will stop by one of the many waterfalls this area has to offer and treat yourself to a nature fish spa.
After returning, freshen up and get down to a hearty lunch, possibly with a treat in the form of wild vegetables foraged from nearby! Some relax and photo time or rest on the hammock beside the river, and then time to pack up and say good bye. Depart for Bangar, returning to BSB by speedboat*, with fond memories of your rainforest holiday, made possible by Sumbiling Eco Village!
Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
Location: Ulu Temburong National Park, Brunei Darussalam