Bario Food & Cultural Festival

Food & Drink in Bario

Visitors flock to Bario for this three-day festival celebrating traditional Kelabit food cultivation and cooking techniques. Delicacies on offer include plump wiggling grubs known as kelatang, river snails (akep), wild spinach, asparagus, ginger and plenty of Bario pineapples. Music, dance and art are also important aspects of the festival. Flights and accommodation are full to capacity; book ahead if possible.