Maleisië: Sarawak highlights tour
From the coast to the rainforest in West Borneo
About this tour
Sarawak is the green state of Malaysia: large parts are still covered in tropical rainforest. From the historical city Kuching, you will visit the unique Bako National Park and continue travel inlands to observe orangutans and experience the life and surroundings of local Dayak. The trip will end with a stay in a pleasant beach resort.
What will you do
- explore the historical town Kuching
- Bako National Park: Proboscis-, Silver Leaf- en Maquaque-monkeys, snakes, lizards, wild pigs, birds
- Semenggoh wild life reserve, where you can observe orangutans
- a village stay in the interiors, experience local life
- relax in a pleasant Beach Resort
Starting in Kuching, the capital of Sarawak, you will explore the coastal areas, with beaches and national parks. You will also travel into the interiors, close to the border with Indonesia.
Arrival Kuching | Een transfer will bring you to your hotel, close the boulevard along the river, in the centre of town. Explore the historical town on foot this afternoon.
Bako National Park | You will make a daytrip to Bako National Park, together with a guide. The park is accesible by boat only. Pick a trail along mangroves, tropical forest, heath forest and secluded beaches. Spot the Proboscis and Silver Leaf monkeys, monitor lizards, kingfishers and many more animals and insects.
Orangutan and Kampung Sadir Village Stay | The first stop today will be the Semenggoh Orangutan reserve. Observe how the Orangutans that live here are being fed. You continue to Kampung Sadir, in the interiors of Sarawak. You will overnight in basic, but small scale and pleasant accommodation in this village: a true Village Stay!
Kampung Sadir, Dayak and nature | Together with your host family you will walk through the jungle to their family farm (1 hour walk). Learn about edible leaves and roots and local agriculture. You will participate in preparing lunch, using bamboe utensils. Back in the Village Stay, join a night walk after dinner to spot some animals and insects.
Waterfall and Damai Beach | Your last hike from the Village Stay will be to a waterfall for some relaxed swimming. After lunch, you will be driven to Damai Beach Resort, a comfortabel accommodation on the Sea.
Damai Beach | Quiet day on the beach at Damai Beach Resort.
Departure from Kuching | A transfer will bring you to Kuching airport, for a flight to your next destination.
- based on 2 persons and low season prices
- based on mid range hotels, subject to availability
- Including CO2-offset
- the program can always be adjusted to your personal wishes
The trip connects with trips on mainland Malaysia and Sabah. Catch a flight from Kuching to your next destination (Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu, Miri).