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$72 Cultural & Theme Tours

Historical Niah National Park Day Trip from Miri

After pickup from centrally located hotels in Miri, take a 90-minute drive to Niah National Park, home to the Niah Caves. While Niah is one of Sarawak’s smaller national parks, it is certainly one of the most important, as it is home to Borneo's oldest human remains, which date back 40,000 years. On this day trip you'll visit the archaeological site of the oldest settlement of Homo sapiens in the region. Upon arrival, register at park headquarters, then travel with your guide by boat across a narrow river. You'll hike for about an hour before arriving at a limestone cave, home to bats, swiftlets, and other specially adapted animals. Let your guide point out the wide variety of plant life in the forest, which covers some 7,756 acres (3,102 hectares) in the park. The 1,294-foot (394-meter) peak of Gunung Subis dominates the landscape. A quiet walk allows for birdlife and other small forest creatures to appear. Explore the vastness of the Great Cave, where you'll find a skull on display along with tools made out of stone, bone, and iron. Not to be missed is the Painted Cave, the site of prehistoric cave paintings as well as wooden coffin ‘death-ships' whose contents are exhibited at the Sarawak Museum.You'll stop at the park canteen for a provided lunch before returning to your Miri hotel.

$59.63 Outdoor Activities

Blue Tears Sighting at Tusan Beach

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Tusan Beach, Miri, Miri District, SarawakTusan Beach boasts a long white sandy beach with a gentle slope and is a secret paradise for those who love beautiful sunset scenery .Duration: 45 minutes

$286 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Night Adventure in Mulu National Park

Tour Highlights:- • Touring of Mulu National Park - a UNESCO site • Soft Adventure, suitable for all level of age • Explore Deer, Lang, Clearwater & Wind Cave     • Spectacular view of bat exodus  • Penan tribe settelment Day 1 Upon arriving at Mulu National Park, you will be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the tranquility and pristine environment of Mulu. The notable towering white cliffs and jungle are homes to not less than 20,000 species of flora and fauna (mostly insects), over 3500 plant species, 8000 types of fungi and at least 170 kinds of orchids. You may be lucky enough to stumble upon the world’s largest flower, the dog-eared Rafflesia in bloom.In the afternoon, Head off to the Park’s headquarter and from there take the 3km raised plank walk to explore the Deer and Lang Caves – the largest cave passage in the world. This interesting walk will take you through the peat swamp forest to visit the Deer Cave, famed for having the world's largest cave passage. Due to its immense size, Deer Cave is like a little world of its own, with hills and valleys, plains and forests (near the huge entrance). Be mesmerized by this “Garden of Eden,” complete with lush trees and a waterfall.Lang Cave though smaller, it is no less impressive. Be dazzled by walls of uniquely decorated & spectacular stalagmites, stalactites and other beautiful cave formations. The bats deposit a huge amount of guano in the cave providing a unique and important ecosystem, to millions of insects and their predators. In the evening, behold the spectacular sights of millions of snake-like formation of flying bats leaving from their cave in search of food for the day. Overnight. (Meals: D)Day 2Breakfast. We will continue with our exploration of Mulu caves with a boat ride to Clearwater Cave. You will explore some parts of the longest cave passage in South East Asia and the tenth longest in the world at 107km. The water is crystal clear due to the process of filtering and purifying by the rushing river water which passes through hundreds of meters of limestone. Out by the river is a perfect spot for swimming and relaxing, a wonderful antidote to the tropical heat. Enjoy a picnic lunch beside the cool, clear river.Explore the Wind Cave, named after the cool breeze that fans from its entrance and famed for its unusual calcite formations. The “King’s Room” unravels a treasure trove of impressive glistening stalactites and stalagmites. Thereafter proceed to Batu Bungan Penan Settlement, to observe the tribe lifestyle and their handicraft heritage. Overnight. (Meal: B, L, D)Day 3Enjoy breakfast before being transferred to the airport for your flight.

$44.40 Tours & Sightseeing

Half-Day Sightseeing Tour of Miri City

After hotel pickup, your 3-hour tour begins in the morning or afternoon with a drive through the 'Oil Town of Malaysia.' Board your coach and listen as your guide provides an overview of Miri's oil history. Pass by Tua Pek Kong, Miri's Taoist Chinese temple, and see the Miri Resident Office while your guide points out other highlights including trendy shopping malls, the oil and gas complex, and Piasau Nature Reserve (Piasau Camp). Visit the Miri Handicraft Centre, a cultural hub for the different ethnic groups of northern Sarawak. See a wide variety of handicrafts ranging from the Iban Pua Kumbu cloth to Kenyah woodcarvings and Lun Bawang tree bark products. The coach also stops at the limestone outcrop of Canada Hill, which features Oil Well No. 1, an industrial monument known as the 'Grand Old Lady.' Admire views of Miri and its surroundings, then continue on to the Petroleum Museum to learn more about the development of oil and gas industries in Malaysia. (Entry fee is payable direct.)Before your tour concludes with hotel drop-off, stop at Tamu Muhibbah, a market where farmers sell their produce and poultry.

$59.55 Outdoor Activities

Half-Day Lambir Hills National Park Tour from Miri

Lambir Hills National Park is located along Miri-Bintulu Road, some 18 miles (30 km) south of Miri. After hotel pickup in the morning or afternoon, you're driven to the park, known for its outstanding regional and global conservation efforts and its extraordinary species-rich forest, ideal for botanists and researchers throughout the world. Enjoy the beauty of Lambir during a nature walk with your guide. More than half of the park is covered with mixed dipterocarp forest where tall trees such as kapur, meranti, kempas, and selangan batu are found. A kerangas forest with smaller and shorter trees are also seen among low shrubs, pitcher plants, and orchids. Let your guide point out plant species such as ferns, gingers, vines, palms, mushrooms, moss and lichen, flowering and fruiting shrub trees, climbers, and creepers. Keep watch for wildlife including bats, monkeys, pangolins, and barking deer. More than 150 species of birds have been recorded as well.At the end of your hike, you’re rewarded with a refreshing swim in a mountain stream under a waterfall. Afterward, finish your 4-hour tour with return transport to your hotel in Miri.

$19.60 Cultural & Theme Tours

Limbang Tour

• Limbang Division is one of the twelve administrative divisions of Sarawak,  It has a total area of 7,788.50 square kilometres, and is the fourth largest division after Kapit, Miri and Bintulu division. Limbang Division are consists of two districts which are Limbang and Lawas. Limbang's map shaped like a crab claw, the Limbang Division slices Brunei into two part. • The bustling river port of Limbang (pronounced lim-bahng) is something of a backwater, but you may find yourself here before or after taking the Headhunters’ Trail to or from Gunung Mulu National Park and the main gateway to Mount Buda National Park. • The area, snatched from the sultan of Brunei by Charles Brooke in 1890, was claimed by Brunei up until the territorial dispute was settled in 2009. Meet your guide at your hotel lobby and depart for Limbang division half-day tour. Tour features; LIMBANG MUSEUM - The wooden Limbang Museum is one of the historical monument in Limbang, 200 metres upriver of the Limbang River, has a modest collection of archaeological finds and ethnic artifacts. This museum building was originally an old fort which was built in 1897. The original building was burnt down in 1989 and was rebuilt on the exact site maintaining the original design and architecture. This Museum displays the history and culture of the people in this region such as bamboo band, salt making, bead-work, bark cloth, brass-ware, basketry and much more. TASIK BUKIT MAS  - Located in the town of Limbang, Bukit Mas (golden hill) is a 210m high jungle-clad limestone outcrop which dominates the town. The summit offers excellent views of nearby Brunei and is accessible via a steep road leading off Jln Pandaruan, or by foot via a long staircase leading from the Lake Garden at the eastern end of the town. There is a small Buddhist shrine halfway up the summit road.  MUD VOLCANO - The site which is located east of Limbang town. The 25-30 mins journey is worthwhile as the site is covered with volcano mud pots of different sizes and height. Mud volcanoes consist of mud mounds with crater-like features produced by erupting gases but they are not related to volcanic activity. You can hear popping sounds of the exploding gas bubbles showing that they are active mud volcanoes. You can sometime see birds drinking from the water-filled craters.  CHILL AT THE BORDER - located near Tedungan/Kuala Lurah IQ customs/Immigration checkpoint, a famous little town just a minute away pass the border to serve local and foreigner with their cheap alcoholic drinks and place to eat, that's why this place is always crowded from afternoon till midnight. After tour end, you'll be send back to your hotel.

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