Day 1 Kuching: Semenggoh Orang Utan Centre / Matang Wildlife Park / City Tour
Morning depart for The Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre. Observe how orang utans are being rehabilitated to fend for themselves before being released into the wild. Depart to Matang Wildlife Park where animals have no opportunity to return to the forest and are kept in enclosures. The tour provides an opportunity to understand how the authority deals with animals and wildlife. Return to Kuching city for the city tour to see all the places of attraction around the historical city. The highlight of this tour will be a visit to the Sarawak Museum. Dinner and overnight at Riverside Majestic Hotel. (Lunch/Dinner included)
Day 2 Kuching: Bako National Park
Depart to Bako Village and continue by a motorised boat along the coast to Bako National Park. Trek through mangrove forest to observe the mud skippers, blue fiddler crabs, proboscis monkey, various botanical delights and pitcher plants. Journey back to the jetty, then by boat to Boak Village and return by car to Kuching by 1500. Explore the city and shop for unique souvenirs and handicraft of Sarawak. Local Dinner. Overnight at Riverside Majestic Hotel. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included)
Day 3 Kuching: Sarawak Cultural Village / Miri
A morning departure for Sarawak Cultural Village located about 34 km from the city. The award winning Sarawak Cultural Village is a refreshing and unique "living museum" sitting on a sprawling 17 – acre site at the foothills of the legendary Mount Santubong. It has seven representative ethnic houses – Bidayuh Longhouse, Iban Longhouse, the Penan Hut, the Orang Ulu Long House, the Melanau House, the Malay House and Chinese Farm House. These houses are built according to authentic styles, replete with real, traditional artifacts. Sarawak Cultural Village is known as a ‘living museum’ because natives live in its houses and make handicrafts. A trip here will enable you to gain a rather comprehensive insight into colourful traditions and cultures of the various races in Sarawak. Watch how the womenfolk make intricate bead-necklaces and baskets, observe their traditional cooking methods, admire the refine skills of their male counterpart in handling the deadly blowpipe, making the Parang Ilang (ceremonial sword) or casting their fishing nets into the man-made lake. Sarawak Cultural Village also has an air-conditioned theatre which provides the opportunity to watch daily live performances highlighting the many colourful dances of the people of Sarawak.After lunch, transfer to airport for afternoon flight departure to Miri. Upon arrival, transfer to Mega HotelMiri for two nights stay. Dinner at hotel and overnight. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included)
Day 4 Miri: Longhouse/Lambir Hill
Depart the hotel for an hour and a half of scenic countryside drive where you will reach a longhouse accommodating about 95 Iban families. This is one of many Iban rural communities in Sarawak who still live in a longhouse – the traditional way. Observe the Iban as they go about their daily chores and farming the land for a living. Tour the longhouse and a cultural performance will be put up to welcome you.
Depart for a 45 minutes drive to Lambir Hill National Park where you can take a leisurely walk under the dense canopy of the tropical rainforest. Certain species of birds, insects and animals may be sighted. You reach a big waterfall where you can admire the nature, swim and relax with a picnic lunch.
Dive for another half an hour to reach the town centre where you can see the first oil well and oil town of Miri from Canada Hill. Brief stop at the town centre for shopping before returning to the hotel. Local dinner tonight. Overnight Mega Hotel (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included)
Note: Petroleum Museum Miri is closed on Mondays
Day 5 Miri/Mulu National Park : Lang & Deer Caves
Transfer from hotel to Miri airport for flight to Mulu National Park. Upon arrival, check in Mulu Marriott Resort. At 1500 hours, 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 spiralling high overhead as they ascend to the sky where they will search for food. Back to the resort by 1900-2000 hours. Overnight Mulu Marriott Resort. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included)
Day 6 Mulu National Park : Wind & Clearwater Caves
At 0830 hours, meet at the resort and your guide will lead you to take a long boat that bring 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 and you should be at the resort by 1300 hours. Free at leisure. Overnight Mulu Marriott Resort. (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included)
Day 7 Mulu/Miri
At leisure until your transfer to Mulu airport for your departure flight to Miri. (Breakfast included)
** What to bring – Disposable raincoat, cap, sunblock lotion, insect repellent, drinking water, flashlight, swim wear, towel, personal toiletries and other items of personal use. Use good walking shoe and bring a pair of flat sandal. Comfortable cotton T-shirts with long or short pants recommended.
** Do not wear bright colour clothing such as red or yellow. Keep your belongings safe in your bag and avoid wearing jewellery especially dangling ones. No food is allowed in the orang utan reserve