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18D/17N Sarawak "National Parks" Adventure Tour

Tour Code: EB-SRW03

Duration: 18 Days / 17 Nights

Minimum Participants: 2

Itinerary

Day 1

- Arrive Kuching International Airport, meet and transfer to Crowne Plaza Riverside or similar class hotel in Kuching.
- Afternoon, proceed for Kuching City Tour.
- Places of interest include the giant Cat Monument, Sarawak's oldest Chinese Temple, the umbrella shaped Civic Center, the cone shaped Catholic Cathedral, the historical Satok Suspension Bridge, the Malay Village with stilted houses, the old Mosque with 5 domes shaped like 5 golden onions, the multi-purpose Market, the spectacular Kuching Waterfront and the renowned Sarawak Museum.
- Overnight in the hotel.
(No Meals)

Day 2

- Breakfast in the hotel.
- Morning, proceed to visit Semenggoh, about half an hour drive away from Kuching. A 740 hectares sanctuary, it is home to some of Sarawak's totally protected wildlife especially the Orang Utan.
- Upon arrival, take a brief hike through the Dipterocarp forest to the feeding site to catch a glimpse of these unique "Wild Men of Borneo" during feeding time while our tour guide narrates to you their humane behavior, emotion and characteristics attributing to the mere reason for them being called Orang Utan meaning "Men of the Forest".
- After the tour, visit a pottery factory before having lunch at a local eatery.
- Afternoon, continue with a visit to the Crocodile Farm, about 20mins drive away. It is one of Malaysia's biggest. About 2, 500 of these "men eaters" are well-kept behind protective enclosures ranging from babies to a 40-year-old. On display is the growth process of crocodile from preserved baby crocodiles at birth to the legendary white back King Killer "Bujang Senang".
- Draw your attention to these strange reptiles having no tongue; perhaps the reason attributing them to act upon advocated rather than speak back. They attack at full moon; between high and low tides and some locals claim they only attack the indigenous people. One thousand and one tales about these only descendants of the Dinosaurs await you.
- Among the varied species on display are the Rhinoceros Hornbill, Argus Pheasant, Long Tailed Macaque, Reticulated Python, Sambar Deer, Peacock, Borneo Sun Bear and Monitor Lizard all placed within a compound surrounded by the tropical greens.
- Return to the hotel via the same way.
- Overnight in the hotel.
(Breakfast & Lunch)

Day 3

- Breakfast in the hotel.
- Rest of the day, free at leisure.
(Breakfast)

Day 4

- Breakfast in the hotel.
- Morning, proceed to Bako National Park, 45mins drive from Kuching. Along the way, you will usually sight the White Collar Kingfisher, the smallest of the Kingfisher species sometimes as small as the size of your thumb.
- Upon reaching the Bako boat terminal, embark into a motorized boat for a 20 min journey winding along the edge of South China Sea taking in sights of the scenic coastal mountainous views before arriving at Telok Assam, site of the Park's headquarters. It is the Park's regulation to register at the Park's office.
- Next, browse through the Park's Information Center where a brief but comprehensive array of pictures and maps about the Park are on display.
- Check into the resthouse before having lunch.
- Afternoon, take a 2 hour return trek along Paku Trail, one of the 17 well planned trails
compressed in only an area of 2, 742 hectares but consisting of 25 types of vegetation, to witness its rich abundance of flora and fauna.
- The mischievous long tailed macaques and bearded wild boars are common sights while the tour guide assist you to trace the shy proboscis during low tide. Return via the same way.
- Dinner and overnight in the resthouse.
(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 5

- After breakfast, take the long Lintang Trail (5-6 hours) to take in among the sights: pitcher plants, Kerangas (dry land), ants plants, morning dew and the Dipterocarp trees.
- Packed lunch provided along the way.
- Return in the afternoon.
- Dinner and overnight in the resthouse.
(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 6

- Early morning, take the Delima Trail to sight the Proboscis Monkeys waking up.
- Return for late breakfast.
- Rest before check out at 11:00am.
- After lunch, depart Bako for Kuching via the same way.
- Check in at Crowne Plaza Riverside or similar class hotel.
- Afternoon, free at leisure.
- Overnight in the hotel.
(Breakfast & Lunch)

Day 7

- Breakfast in the hotel.
- Morning, proceed by land for 2 hours with a ferry crossing to visit Gunung Gading National Park. The Park, gazetted in 1983, consists of a rugged complex of mountains made up of several peaks covering 4,106 hectares. The highest point is Gunung Gading at 906 meters. These mountains are a dominant in the whole (Lundu) region attributing to one of its outstanding beauties.
- Upon arrival, take a brief walk (depends on the flower bloom) to witness the biggest flower in the world, the spectacular RAFFLESIA locally called Tuan Mudae (bunga pakma) which at full bloom stretches nearly one meter in width. Each bloomed flower will last only an average of 5 days.
- After the tour, have lunch at a nearby town, Lundu.
- Return to Kuching via the same way.
- Overnight in the hotel.
(Breakfast & Lunch)

Day 8

- Breakfast in the hotel.
- Rest of the day, free at leisure.
(Breakfast)

Day 9

- Breakfast in the hotel.
- Morning, proceed for Lemanak River Adventure.
- Picked up from your hotel and driven through the country road for 5 hours passing by pepper, rubber and cocoa plantations amidst green mountainous scenery with 3 stops along the way - first at Serian, a small town to buy some presents (Guide will advise) for the natives; secondly for lunch; lastly at a pepper garden.
- Arrive at Lemanak boat jetty in mid afternoon where a motorized longboat await to take you upriver amidst overhanging foliage providing shed for the boat journey which takes about an hour Serubah Longhouse. There you will see among other things antique Chinese jars and some 25 families living together under one roof in a 200-meter long longhouse.
- In the evening, you have dinner followed by witnessing costumed cultural welcome dance amidst sips of rice wine.
- Overnight in the guesthouse.
(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 10

- After breakfast, witness blowpipe demonstration before going for a brief jungle walk to witness Iban graveyard, animals' trap, edible and medicinal plants.
- Embark into the longboat to go further upriver fishing along the way with lunch enroute - Cooked in bamboo pots over bon fire along the bank of the crystal clear water of Skandis, Lemanak's tributary.
- Return to Serubah in the afternoon.
- Overnight in the guesthouse.
(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Day 11

- After breakfast, return to Kuching via the same way with lunch enroute.
- Arrive Kuching by mid afternoon.
- Direct transfer (1 hour) to Holiday Inn Resort Damai Lagoon.
- Overnight in the resort.
(Breakfast & Lunch)

Day 12

- Breakfast in the resort.
- Visit to the nearby Sarawak Cultural Village.
- Observe the seven ethnic houses representative of the Malay, Chinese, the Penan and the longhouses of Bidayuh, Iban, Orang Ulu and Melanau.
- The village is built on a 17-acre site and all houses are replete with traditional crafts, tools, utensils and artifacts.
- You may browse around the village and observe the inhabitants display their skills in making traditional handicrafts such as wood carving, pua weaving and bamboo carving.
- There will also be demonstrations on blow-pipe makings by the Penans, and sago refining.
- Later, enjoy a colourful cultural performance in the modern air-conditioned theater.
- Rest of the day, free at leisure.
- Swim, relax or take a beach stroll during your leisure.
(Breakfast)

Day 13

- Breakfast in the resort.
- Rest of the day, free at leisure.
- Swim, relax or take a beach stroll during your leisure.
(Breakfast)

Day 14

- Breakfast in the resort.
- Morning, pick up from Damai for transfer to the airport for flight (1 hr) to Miri to connect a twin otter (25 mins) to Mulu.
- Enjoy the amazing views as you fly in between the valleys of the Mulu region.
- Towards the last leg of your flight, look out for a bird's eye view of the famous Pinnacles.
- Upon arrival at Mulu Airport, met by your guide and transfer (10 mins) to Royal Mulu Resort.
- Rest of the day, free at leisure.
- Overnight in the resort.
(Breakfast)

Day 15

- Breakfast in the resort.
- Morning, enjoy a brief leisurely walk to explore the greens in the surroundings before proceeding by boat (20 mins) for lunch at Park's canteen.
- After lunch, take the plankwalk (45 mins) through the peat swamp forest to explore Lang Cave and Deer Cave.
- Evening, witness the bats' flight (depends on weather).
- Return to the resort via the same way in the night.
- Overnight in the resort.
(Breakfast & Lunch)

Day 16

- Breakfast in the resort.
- Proceed by boat (30 mins) to explore Wind Cave and Clearwater Cave.
- Picnic lunch by the crystal clear water at Clearwater Spring.
- Swim or relax before leaving for the airport for your flight to Miri.
- Upon arrival in Miri, meet and transfer to Miri hotel.
- Overnight in the hotel.
(Breakfast & Lunch)

Day 17

- Breakfast in the hotel.
- Morning, proceed for a 30mins drive to visit Lambir National Park. The Park consists of a chain of steep sandstone hills bound by rugged cliffs. The higher ridges and slopes (up to the peak at 450m) are covered by heath forest while the lower slopes and valleys are dominated by huge stands of mixed dipterocarp forest. The ground flora consists of an unusual variety of palms, which give an exotic feel to the park. Plant enthusiasts will be interested to know that Lambir Hills may well possess the most number of rich forest species.
- Wildlife such as the Bornean gibbon, bearded pig and barking deer are found at Lambir Hills. There are also more than a hundred birds species in the park.
- Lambir's numerous waterfalls attract many visitors from Miri and Brunei. A 40-meters tree tower provides an excellent platform to view the diptreocarp forest and for bird watching.
- After lunch, trek, swim or relax before returning to Miri for overnight.
(Breakfast & Lunch)

Day 18

- Breakfast in the hotel.
- Free at leisure until pick up from the hotel for your departure flight home via Kuching/KL.
(Breakfast)


INCLUDES

* Transfers and tours as per itinerary
* 11 nights hotel accommodation (4 stars) based on twin sharing
* 6 nights dormitory style guesthouse
* Meals as specified
* English speaking Tourist Guide
* Land and river transportation
* Entrance fees and Permits

EXCLUDES

* International Airfare
* Beverages
* Insurance
* Personal incidentals
* Items not mentioned

NOTE: Above rate and itinerary sequence is subject to change depending on feasibility, availability of spaces, feasibility, and accommodation, and/or your further customisation.

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