Miri is a rapidly expanding business & commercial centre & the home of Sarawak's oil industry. It is located in North-East Sarawak close to Brunei border. In recent years Miri has become a major tourism gateway & the jumping-off point for some of Sarawak's world-famous National Parks, including Mulu Caves, Niah Caves, Lambir Hills. Other interesting destination such as the Kelabit Highlands are also accessible from Miri.
Bako National Park, the oldest and one of the most popular national parks in Sarawak, offers the perfect introduction to Sarawak's forest and wildlife. It contains a wide range of vegetation, jungle streams, waterfalls, interesting plant life, trekking trails and coastlines covered with small bays, coves and beaches. Visitors can see wildlife such as proboscis monkeys, long-tailed macaques, Borneo bearded pigs, monitor lizards, etc.
Mount Kinabalu includes the Kinabalu montane alpine meadows ecoregion in the montane grasslands and shrublands biome. The mountain and its surroundings are among the most important biological sites in the world, with between 5000 and 6000 species of plants, 326 species of birds, and more than 100 mammalian species identified. Among this rich collection of wildlife are famous species such as the gigantic Rafflesia plants and the orangutan. Mount Kinabalu has been accorded UNESCO World Heritage status.
Upon arrival Lambir National Park headquarters. than, short walk & crossing a suspension bridge to reach the Latak Waterfall. Relax at one of the shelter then jungle trek to explore the surrounding.
The Iban maidens and "warriors" will perform a welcome dance while "tuak" – the locally brewed rice wine are served as welcome drink. Demonstration of their favourite gambling game – "cock fighting" and using of the blowpipe will be held at the open space. This is a chance for you to try on this popular leisure game and polish your skill of using the deadly weapon – "blowpipe".
A few minutes by boat from Sipadan but a full world away from it lies the exhilarating Sipadan-Kapalai Dive Resort, a unique "Water Village" sitting on its sturdy stilts on shallow sandbanks of powdery blindingly white sand where one can suntan at complete leisure – the Resort offers great food, surprisingly roomy and elegant twin-sharing wooden chalets with huge private balconies and attached bathrooms, and a couple of miles of walkways for those who like to take their morning jog while looking at thousands of fish just a few inches beneath their feet. Meals are served in the terraced, open central structure, while a big western sundeck allow divers to have an evening drink or an after-dive chat with a background of fabulous tropical sunsets.
The Kinabatangan River is the second longest river in Malaysia, with a length of 560 kilometers. Kinabatangan is known for its remarkable wildlife and fascinating habitats. This wonderful journey of wildlife discovery starts from the waters of Sulu Sea cruising through a magnificent scenery of the mangrove forest. You will be cruising down the river in search of primates especially the endemic proboscis monkeys, birds and other wildlife.
Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital city of Brunei Darussalam is about 100 km from Seria and the tour in Bandar will include visit to Brunei National Museum , The Royal Regalia, the grand Jame' Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque and the skyline of Bandar Seri Begawan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque, one of the most magnificent mosque in South East Asia and a replica of a 16th-century royal barge is moored in an adjoining lagoon.
The Mulu Caves Complex contains 4 Show Caves which you can journey into – The Cave of Winds, Clearwater Cave, Deer Cave and Lang Cave. Gunung Api or Pinnacles is of special interest, being the highest limestone mountain in Malaysia, and possessing the Pinnacles, strange limestone spikes, like figures watching the park below, with some standing 45meter (148 feet ) high, climbing and watching sunrise is a dream comes true for climbers.
Along the way, you will find plenty of nodding donkeys pumping crude oil from hundred of meters below. Bandar Seri Begawan, the capital city of Brunei Darussalam is about 100 km from Seria and the tour in Bandar will include visit to Brunei National Museum , The Royal Regalia, the grand Jame' Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque and the skyline of Bandar Seri Begawan Omar Ali Saifuddin Mosque, one of the most magnificent mosque in South East Asia and a replica of a 16th-century royal barge is moored in an adjoining lagoon.
Unlike in a zoo, the Orang Utans are free to roam in this 653 hectare forest reserve. Here, young and adolescent Orang Utans are trained to survive in the wild. Spot their delicate nests, watch their skillful movements in the tree tops and their interesting behaviour during feeding time.
Kuching, the Capital of Sarawak, is a cosmopolitan city and this is reflected in the faces on the street. Its city centre is well preserved with ornate Chinese Temples, The Astana, City Tower, many fine examples of colonial-style architecture a beautiful waterfront and a number of interesting museums, including the famous Sarawak Museum & Cat Museum.