10 Things To Do In and Around Miri

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These are some of the top things to do in Miri. The city is Sarawak's second largest city and the gateway to the state's fascinating northeast region. 1.Meet The People A short flight from Miri brings you to Bario, gateway to the Kelabit Highlands, home to the Kelabit people and their large, well preserved longhouses.  Miri is also connected by Twin Otter service to Ba'kelalan, a cluster of seven Lun Bawang villages famous for their orchards an...

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10 Things To Do in Kuching

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Kuching, the capital of Sarawak, is the main gateway to experience some of the top tourism experiences in the state. Finding things to do in Kuching ranges from city experiences to rural ones, from wildlife encounter to wreck diving and from the scenic to the enclosed; caving experience. 1. Meet The People Visit the well-preserved Bidayuh Longhouses at Kampung Annah Rais, Kampung Benuk, Kampung Mongkos or Kampung Pueh; perfect for photo ops and...

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Getting to Bukit Mabong

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Bukit Mabong is located in the Tunoh area, in the upper Baleh region, Kapit Division, part of the Hose Mountain Range. Getting there is an adventure in itself, with nearly every mode of transportation you can think of. The true adventure begins when you reach Bukit Mabong, though, as you get to trek through the untouched rainforests surrounding the local Iban communities, and swim in the cool rivers and waterfalls around the area. It is like...

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Siniawan Old Town Night Market

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The Best of Mulu National Park

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The Show Caves, the Pinnacles and the Headhunter’s Trail Our group of intrepid explorers went to Mulu National Park to take on the Pinnacles, before proceeding to Limbang via the Headhunter’s Trail. The entire expedition took five days total, and all treks to the Pinnacles are set at a minimum of 3 days and two nights for the safety of the trekkers.   Where is Mulu? Mulu National Park is situated in Miri division, Sarawak, Malays...

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Iban Animal Tracking &Traditional Fishing Skills at Batang Ai

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Batang Ai National Park is part of the region’s largest trans-national protected area for tropical rainforest conservation. Home to some Iban longhouses, there are animal tracking and traditional fishing expeditions to be had, where you can follow and learn from the local Iban tribe on their methods and skill. The itinerary spans three days and two nights of roughing it and catching your own meal, and it became a trip to remember for the group...

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Heritage Trails in the Highland of Sarawak: From Long Semadoh to Ba Kelalan

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The Long Semadoh region is home to 7 villages, namely Puneng Trusan, Long Telingan, Long Semadoh Rayeh, Long Semadoh Nesab, Long Tanid, Long Beluyu and Long Kerabangan. Most of the villagers of this region get their income from rice farming, buffalo herding, cow herding and the planting and harvesting of palm oil. Ba Kelalan is home to the Lun Bawang, Kayan and other ethnicities, with three weekly flights by the 18-seater Twin Otter pla...

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In Search of the Red Banded Langur in Maludam National Park

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A 3Day/2Night experience in the Maludam National Park. The itinerary for the ‘Search for the Red Banded Langur’ in Maludam was pioneered by adventure tour company, Paradesa Borneo (One Wayang Tours Sdn. Bhd.) The Maludam National Park is protected area, critical for the protection of the only viable population of the Red Banded Langur remaining in the world today. A visit to the national park offers glimpses at the rare monkey and some 61 oth...

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Visit to Long Bedian and the Highland Folk Music & Dance Festival

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The Highland Folk Music & Dance Festival is a musical and dance festival that showcases the cultural traditions of the different ethnicities in Sarawak. First held in 2003, the event was organized to attract tourists to Long Bedian and other villages in Tutoh Apoh, as well as to become a platform to introduce traditional music to the younger generation in a vibrant and celebratory way, encouraging them to take up the mantle and continue th...

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DISCOVER SCUBA DIVING & SUNSET CRUISE

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A gateway to the interior of Sarawak, Miri is also known as a coastal city that has interesting diving spots and offers diving opportunities for the complete newbies! Certain dive spots do not require a licence or certification, only some training. Everything from the training to the actual dive happens in one day.    The Anemone Gardens Located just 20 minutes by boat from the Marina bay jetty, this dive spot has a depth ra...

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The Melanau Cultural Experience and the Pesta Kaul

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Mukah, a small town located in the central region of Sarawak always rich with its cultural value. Populated by the majority of Melanau people, Mukah now is a well-develop town/district and well known by its famous “Kaul” festival that celebrated every year. The Melanaus’ are one of the most celebrated ethnic tribes in Sarawak, known for their gentle, loving nature and seafaring skills besides making “Sago” and “Umai” as part of cultural pract...

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Sibu and the Rumah Nyuka Homestay Product Experience

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Sibu is the gateway to central Sarawak, a town rich with culture and tradition, embraced on all sides by nature. It offers many charms, both on the outskirts of the town and within. Spanning just 129.5km², the town is located at the meeting of the Rajang and Igan rivers. The majority of the population are Chinese, mainly Fuzhou, with other ethnic groups like Melanau, Malay and Iban as well. Together, they live in harmony carrying out their cultur...

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