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Must See

  • Bako National Park - home to the bizarre, obscene-nosed proboscis monkey
  • Bukit Lambir National Park - approximately 30km from Miri city. Known for its beautiful water falls and tranquility.
  • Loagan Bunut National Park - home to the friendly community of Orang Ulu people known as the Berawan whom are mostly fishermen in this part of Sarawak. The largest freshwater lake in East Malaysia.
  • Gunung Gading National Park - where you can try to spot a Rafflesia, the world's largest flower
  • Gunung Mulu National Park - with mighty Mount Mulu and some of the world's largest cave system
  • Kubah National Park - massive sandstone ridge with its three mountain peaks – the 911m high Gunung Serapi and the slightly smaller Gunung Selang and Gunung Sendok
  • Tanjung Datu National Park - smallest of Sarawak’s National Parks, at just under 14 sq km, but it is also one of the most beautiful
  • Talang-Satang National Park - was established with the primary aim of conserving Sarawak’s marine turtle population
  • Batang Ai National Park - part of the region’s largest trans-national protected area for tropical rainforest conservation
  • Similajau National Park - its coastline, a chain of golden sandy beaches, punctuated by small rocky headlands and jungle streams, and bordered by dense green forest
  • Niah National Park - one of Sarawak’s better known national parks, important for its archaeological remains such as a 40,000 year old human skull, prehistoric cave paintings, and the birds nest industry. The caves are home to large colonies of bats and swiftlets.


  • Lemanak - 220 km away from Kuching
  • Skrang
  • Rajang - the longest river in the whole of Malaysia, is the main "highway" connecting little towns and longhouses in Sarawak's hinterland.


  • Pulau Talang-Talang
  • Semengoh - home to a famous orangutan sanctuary and rehabilitation center
  • Wind Cave Nature Reserve - is part of the Bau Formation, a narrow belt of limestone covering about 150 sq km of Southwest Sarawak
  • Sama Jaya Nature Reserve - the first multi-purpose urban forest park in Sarawak
  • Sarawak Cultural Village
  • Rainforest World Music Festival
  • Iban Longhouse


  • Bintulu - dreary industry base
  • Kuching - Sarawak's capital, the City of Cats is located at the western tip of the state
  • Belaga - Jumping point to many of inner Borneo's indigenous tribes and long houses
  • Miri - Sarawak's northern city, capital of the state's oil industry
  • Sibu - gateway to the hinterland of the Rejang River, Sarawak's and Malaysia's longest river
  • Sarikei - "food basket" for the Land of the Hornbills
  • Sri Aman - little town along the Batang Lupar, popular among local and foreign tourists especially during the annual tidal bore phenomenon 'benak' in April.
  • Mukah - a coastal town in Central Sarawak where the sago-eating tribe (Melanau) are found.
  • Kapit - one of the stopover along the Rejang and gateway to interior Sarawak
  • Bintangor - former name is 'Binatang' meaning animal. Famous for greenish skin orange.