Why Niah Caves, one of the oldest human settlements in Sarawak, is worth a visit

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Niah Caves in Miri Sarawak is located within the Niah National Park. What is so special about Niah Caves in Miri? The Niah Caves in Miri Sarawak is one of the worlds’ important archaeological sites. The Niah Caves in Miri Sarawak is home to one of the oldest human settlements in the world. Archaeologist discovered this ancient Stone Age settlement in 1954. The sights of Niah Caves in Miri Sarawak are something that you should not miss out. The Niah …

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Enjoying three days of Magic Mulu

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A great weekend getaway is on offer in Mulu National Park, especially for those not in a hurry and for families, corporate teambuilding training and of course, also for those in romantic mood, in search of adventure discovery. Newlyweds who wish to enjoy their time among nature and the geological wonders of Mulu can pick this type of getaway as a mini-honeymoon too! The three days and two nights in Gunung Mulu National Park can be a perfect leave for …

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Show Caves of Mulu

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Sarawak Borneo’s Mulu National Park holds some of the largest and most remarkable caves in the world and the Show Caves of Mulu is not something to be missed for nature lovers and adventurers alike. The Show Caves of Mulu is widely regarded as Sarawak’s top attraction and is a Unesco-listed site. All four of the Show Caves in the Park were moulded by the action of water dissolving the limestone and by the force of powerful rivers flowing through them, each with …

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Wallet-friendly tips when travelling to Sarawak

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  Planning to visit Sarawak? Low on budget? Check out our wallet friendly tips for you.   Various homestay programmes are available here in Sarawak, Borneo such as the Annah Rais Longhouse, Kampung Benuk Homestay, Lemanak Iban Longhouse and many others where you get to experience life like a local. The prices are cheap and it covers accommodation and meals. Living in someone’s home will automatically immerse you deeper into the community, while saving you cash. Often you’ll glean an …

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Sarawak Cultural Village: What it means to be a Living Museum

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Sarawak Cultural village was not called the “Living Museum” for nothing; and the Sarawak Cultural Village in Kuching, Sarawak, was one award-winning living museum that could talk and dance for you. It was where you could literally walk into ethnic homes and experienced in person the rich and different cultures of Sarawak, Borneo. Located 35 kilometres from the city of Kuching, Sarawak, the Sarawak Cultural Village beckoned to visitors to feel, see and hear the “realness” and “aliveness” of the place. The …

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An Overnight in Lemanak Longhouse Sarawak

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A one-night stay in the Lemanak Iban Longhouse offers a magical experience for visitors into Sarawak, who probably had never sensed the feel of traditional way of life before. During the visit there, visitors can experience the atmosphere of the Iban traditional life, taking pleasure in their food and delicacies, and of course enjoying the friendliness and welcoming arms of the people in the longhouse. For the trip, visitors should be prepared by bringing with them a small travelling bag, …

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Gawai Special Package General Info by Tourism Malaysia

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A new cultural tour package called Gawai Special Package has been developed to encourage local and foreign tourists to visit Sarawak during the festival to experience the unique Dayak culture, in conjunction with the celebration of Gawai Dayak Day (Harvest Festival). Tourism Malaysia Sarawak Office, Sarawak Tourism Board, Sarawak Convention Bureau and Sarawak Cultural Village have teamed up to develop the ground-breaking tourism product. It is hoped that the special package will help to diversify Sarawak’s tourism products, attract tourists …

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Bakelalan & Bario homestay

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Ba’Kelalan and Bario in the Miri Division offer something different to visitors who would like to try out the homestay programmes offered here in Borneo, Sarawak. Both are unique in that they are snuggled in high altitude and the weather conditions are very favourable due to the coolness and the abundant sunshine everyday. Ba’Kelalan & Bario Homestay is actually a new name given to the age old custom of sharing one’s home with visitors in the upland areas in Sarawak. …

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Sarawak Baleh River Raft Safari

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The Sarawak Baleh River Raft Safari started in 1996 and normally takes place in the month of April. The sport is very challenging. Participants need to navigate their rafts over treacherous rapids. Participants will get the chance to see various cultural diversity and traditional legacy of the native riverine group of people, mainly the Ibans. The Sarawak Baleh River Raft Safari is an exhilarating river safari battle that begins with a night-long of celebration, showcasing the Iban hospitality before the …

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Bako National Park Sarawak

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Bako National Park Sarawak, established in 1957, is the oldest national park in Sarawak, eastern Malaysia, on the island of Borneo. It is approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) by road from Kuching. Millions of years of erosion of the sandstone have created a coastline of steep cliffs, rocky headlands and stretches of white, sandy bays. Wave erosion at the base of the cliffs has carved many of the rocky headlands into fantastically shaped sea arches and seastacks with colored patterns …

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