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Borneo - Sarawak

6Day Sarawak Explorer Tour

Price from $2,397 (minimum 2 persons) per adult
Duration 6 days / 5 Nights - departs daily

Experience Kuching, Semenggoh Wildlife Centre, Bako National Park, Miri and the magnificent Mulu Caves and more on this 7 day explorer tour. (Private & small group)

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6Day Sarawak Explorer Tour

Experience Kuching, Semenggoh Wildlife Centre, Bako National Park, Miri and the magnificent Mulu Caves and more on this 7 day explorer tour. (Private & small group)


Itinerary


Day 1 Kuching: City / museum / Sarawak Cultural Village

Proceed for Kuching city tour at to see the places of attraction around this historical city. Drive to see the gigantic cat statue, the mascot of Kuching city at Padungan before cruising through China Town. Stop at the Tua Pek Kong Temple, one of the oldest temple in Sarawak. From the temple, you can get a good view of the imposing Fort Margherita, which now serves as a police museum. Then, proceed to the modern Civic Centre Building where you can see another excellent panoramic view of the city. Pass through the superbly-designed St. Joseph Cathedral, the Syariah Court, the Satok suspension bridge and the traditional Malay houses built on stilts. Make a stop at the magnificent looking Mosque built along the river bank. Winding through the heart of the city, look out for a majestic looking Astana, the former palace of White Rajah, but now the official residence of the Governor of Sarawak, the old Colonial Law Court House. Then, pass by the Clock Tower and a granite obelisk built in memory of Rajah Charles Brooke. Visit to the Sarawak Museum, acknowledged as one of the finest local museums in the world.

After lunch, proceed to Sarawak Cultural Village. The award winning Sarawak Cultural Village is a unique “living museum’ on a sprawling 17-acre site. It has seven representative ethnic houses with natives residing and making handicrafts. A trip here will enable you to gain a comprehensive insight into colourful traditions and cultures of the various races in Sarawak. Watch daily live performances highlighting the many vibrant dances of the people of Sarawak from an air-conditioned theatre. Overnight Kuching Hilton. (Lunch included)

Day 2 Kuching: Semonggoh Orang Utan Centre / Matang Wildlife Centre

Morning, pick up from your hotel in Kuching and proceed to Semenggoh Orang Utan Centre. The centre consists of 740 hectare of virgin forest and it is home to orang utans, honey bears, hornbills, porcupines, storks, eagles, barking deer and monkeys. You will have an opportunity to observe how the orang utans are being rehabilitated and trained to fend for themselves before being released into the wild.  Visitors are allowed to study and observe the orang Utans at a distance.

After lunch, proceed to Matang Wildlife Park where animals have no opportunity to return to the forest and are kept in large enclosed areas of rainforest or spacious cages. Here young Orang Utans who were either orphaned or rescued from captivity are taught to survive in the wild. There are Sun Bear, Crocodiles, Civets Cat, Sambar Deer and large aviaries for hornbills, eagles, Kites, Storks and many other birds native to Sarawak. Overnight Kuching Hilton. (Breakfast / Lunch included)

Day 3 Kuching / Mulu National Park: Deer & Lang Caves

Morning, pick up from your hotel and transfer to Kuching Airport for flight to Mulu National Park.  Upon arrival, check in Mulu Marriott Resort. Meet at the resort and you will be transferred to the Park Headquarters where your guide will lead you to a 3km plank -walk through Mulu’s amazing tropical rainforests. Discover Lang Cave and its beautiful formations and walk through the world’s largest cave entrance – the massive Deer Cave. Relax at the open-air observatory for an opportunity to witness the phenomenal exodus of millions of bats out of the caves spiraling high overhead as they ascend to the sky where they will search for food. Overnight Mulu Marriott Resort. (Breakfast)

Day 4 Mulu National Park: Wind & Clearwater Caves / Canopy Walk

This morning your guide will lead you to take a long boat that brings you through the winding rivers to a tribal Penan settlement. Continue up river to the enchanting Wind & Clearwater Caves. The Wind cave is famous for the naturally sculpted column and pillars of the King’s Chamber while the Clearwater Cave was formed by the waters of this 118 km long cave system. You may take a swim at the refreshing clear water! The highlight of the visit must be to see the Rajah Brooke Butterflies hovering around the river and entrance of the caves. A most unique sight of nature well protected and conserved. Return by boat to the resort.
In the afternoon, visit the canopy skywalk and see wildlife and rainforest below you. Overnight Mulu Marriott Resort. (Breakfast / Lunch)

Day 5 Mulu National Park / Miri: Iban Longhouse Tour

Morning, pick up from your hotel and transfer to Mulu Airport for flight to Miri. Meet your guide on arrival at Miri Airport and proceed for a visit to the Iban Longhouse. The longhouse way of life evolved in the bygone days of head-hunting when security was the fundamental concern. A whole village community lived under the one roof of the longhouse, and your visit today will be an insight into a way of life which goes back 3000 years. The journey will take 1½ hours along scenic countryside roads with villages, farmland and plantations. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by the chief of the longhouse and then entertained by dancers in traditional costumes performing to music played on Iban musical instruments. During the course of your visit, you will have the chance to see how each family lives in its one room within the longhouse. You will also be able to gain some insight into the Iban culture from the artwork all around you. A warrior tribe in years gone by, the Iban are now an agrarian community and you can take a walk to see the rice fields, vegetable farms and rubber gardens from which the community makes a living. Overnight Pullman Hotel. (Breakfast / Lunch)

Day 6 Miri /

Transfer to Miri airport. (Breakfast)

Travel Notes


Includes

  • Meals as stated
  • Park entrance fees
  • Land transportation (Seat-In-coach)
  • Domestic airfares
  • English Speaking guide
  • 6 nights accommodation

Excludes

 

  • Camera and Video fee
  • Personal expenses
  • Alcoholic & carbonated drinks
  • Any items not specifically mentioned

 

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