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‘ONDU BUNG JAGOI’ FESTIVAL

Every year, the villagers of Bung Jagoi will celebrate ‘Ondu Bung Jagoi’, a festival organised to preserve the tradition and culture of Bidayuh Jagoi communities.

Bung Jagoi Mountain Village & Kampung Duyoh Homestay

A perfect little getaway, filled with mountain-hiking, a visit of an old mountain village and a trek to a waterfall. You’ll spend one night at the old mountain village and one night at the home of a Bidayuh family and get to enjoying lots of amazing native food.

Bung Jagoi Mountain Village & Kampung Duyoh Homestay

A perfect little getaway, filled with mountain-hiking, a visit of an old mountain village and a trek to a waterfall. You’ll spend the night at the home of a Bidayuh family and get to enjoy lots of amazing native food.

Bung Jagoi Mountain Village

Enjoy a day of hiking through lush rainforest, visit an old mountain village and learn about the unique culture of the Bidayuh people!

Rainforest World Music Festival – Special Package

It’s the time of the year again! The famous Rainforest World Music Festival is coming! Amazing music plus a country fair atmosphere in the midst of lush greenery! Don’t miss this amazing event from 12th July to 14th July 2019!

Birdwatching excursions

With more than 650 recorded species of birds, Borneo is a real birdwatcher’s paradise. The state of Sarawak is home to an extensive portion of Borneo’s exotic birds, including many endemic species which are only found here.

Traditional Crafts of Borneo

Spend a day with local artisans of your choice to gain a better knowledge and appreciation of Borneo’s traditional crafts and get an in-depth experience of the life of the natives.

Special Interest Tours

Borneo is a treasure trove for special interest tours! Whether you are into photography of any kind, birdwatching, herping, botany, geology, anthropology, history or architecture, the team of BORNÉO À LA CARTE will arrange a suitable tour programme led by a specialist.

Expedition into the Borneo Rainforest

A rare chance of joining a naturalist on a rainforest expedition in Borneo! Travel deep into the interior, meet the natives, camp in the jungle and discover a myriad of interesting flora & fauna species!

Precious Memories

Whether it’s your honeymoon, an anniversary, the birthday of your travel buddy, or you simply want to surprise your loved ones, the BORNÉO À LA CARTE team offers various ideas and arrangements to celebrate the occasion and create precious memories.

Culture & Cuisine – Cooking at a local Home

You would like to learn about Malaysian cuisine, cooking techniques and the usage of Asian ingredients and spices? We offer the unique opportunity to experience a cooking class in a different way! Learn and experience hands-on how to prepare a typical local dish in the intimate setting of a private family home!

Night walk at Kubah National Park

A hike through equatorial rain forest with its mind-blowing flora and unique fauna is a stunning experience. But to explore the rain forest at night time is something else! An experience not to be missed!

Flavours of Kuching – A culinary exploration

Malaysia boasts an exotic tropical flora & fauna, a multi-cultural population of diverse ethnic groups and a unique history, especially the Malaysian state of Sarawak. All these influences are reflected in Sarawak’s caleidoscope of food and flavours.

Dayak Artist Workshop – Meet Mathew Ngau Jau

Mathew Ngau Jau is an artist from the ethnic group of Orang Ulu and a great defender of the Dayak culture. He is famous for hand-crafting, playing as well as teaching ‘sape’, a traditional guitar-like music instrument from the Orang Ulu tribe.

Iru Programme – Becoming part of an Iban community

There is this term in Iban: “iru”. It means adopted. It’s a centuries-old practice by the Ibans, that in case a couple cannot have any children, they will ask to adopt a child from relatives or friends. With our 15 days Iru Program (adoption program), we offer you the truly unique opportunity to be adopted by an Iban longhouse community! You will stay with different families and get yourself involved in their daily life.

Iban longhouse experience, mountain trekking & jungle camping

Spend three nights in an authentic Iban longhouse to immerse yourself in the communal lifestyle, embark on a challenging trek to the summit of the mystical mountain of Bukit Sadok and camp a night out in the jungle. A truly unforgettable experience!

Mulu National Park – Caves & Pinnacles

Discover the outstanding natural wonders of Mulu! From lush primary rainforest with an incredible biodiversity, to one of the world’s largest cave systems underneath, this national park never ceases to amaze its visitors. And the challenging trek to the Pinnacles, a series of 45 meter high, razor-sharp limestone spikes that tower majestically above the surrounding forest, offers the adventurous traveller a breathtaking experience.

Mulu National Park – Caves & canopy walk

Discover the outstanding natural wonders of Mulu! From lush primary rainforest with an incredible biodiversity, to one of the world’s largest cave systems underneath – this national park never ceases to amaze its visitors.

Semenggoh Nature Reserve, Tanjung Datu National Park & Gading National Park 

Lush green rainforest, pristine beaches fringing turquoise-blue sea, cascading waterfalls and stunning animal encounters – this package offers nature at its best for the adventurous travellers seeking an off-the-beaten track experience!

Tanjung Datu National Park – Fabulous jungle & beaches

Although one of the smallest national parks in Sarawak, the Tanjung Datu National Park is second to none in terms of natural beauty with its lush rainforest, white sandy beaches and turquoise-blue sea. Explore the rugged forest-covered hills with a wide range of unusual plant species and an equally rich wildlife.

Nanga Shanti – The guesthouse by the sea

Surrounded by tropical forest and facing the South China Sea, Nanga Shanti’s guesthouse poses a remote haven for visitors who wish to withdraw from the hustle and bustle of everyday life for a few days to recharge.

Iban longhouse experience & mountain trekking

Spend two nights in an authentic Iban longhouse to immerse yourself in the communal lifestyle and embark on a challenging trek to the summit of the mystical mountain of Bukit Sadok.

Bako National Park

Located on a peninsula stretching out into the South China Sea, Bako National Park is the oldest national park in Sarawak, boasting a real treasure trove of flora and fauna. It is a famous place to observe the odd-nosed proboscis monkey, which can only be found on Borneo.

Kuching City Tour by Bicycle

Hop on a bicycle and venture on an exploration of Kuching on two wheels. This tour will not only provide you with a great deal of information about the history and culture of Sarawak, but also with magnificent views and picture-perfect photo opportunities.

Night City Tour by Bicycle

Enjoy a leisurely bicycle ride around Kuching’s city centre and learn about its various facets. As the sun starts to set, you will get to see Kuching in a different light, with breathtakingly beautiful skies.

Bako National Park

Located on a peninsula stretching out into the South China Sea, Bako National Park is the oldest national park in Sarawak, boasting a real treasure trove of flora and fauna. It is a famous place to observe the odd-nosed proboscis monkey, which can only be found on Borneo.

Visit of the Bau Caves – The Wind & Fairy Caves

Named after a cool breeze that can be felt in certain parts of the caverns, Wind Cave is home to bats, swiftlets and other cave dwellers. Whereas the much higher Fairy Cave houses several stalagmites that resemble humans or animals and have been subject of many fairy tales and legends.

Sarawakian Cooking Class

Visit a local market, which is teeming with fresh ingredients used in the local cuisine, before heading to the kitchen where you will be taught step by step how to prepare a typical Sarawakian meal. At the end of the class, you will sit down together and enjoy your own creations. Selamat makan!

Sarawak Cultural Village

This living museum gives an insight into the culture and tradition of the 7 major ethnic groups of Sarawak. Visitors will get an idea what life in Sarawak was like in the olden days thanks to replicas of longhouses and other traditional housing, as well as demonstrations of daily activities.

Semenggoh Nature Reserve – Borneo’s Red Apes

Borneo is one out of only two places in the world where orang utans exist in the wild. At Semenggoh Nature Reserve you get the rare chance to see some semi-wild orang utans that had been rescued as orphans or confiscated from illegal pet trade and underwent rehabilitation training in order to have a chance at life in the jungle again.

Kuching City Tour

The best way to explore the city centre of Kuching – with its historical buildings, traditional temples and small hidden alleys – is on foot and accompanied by a guide. It is thanks to your guide’s explanations, that you will slowly realise how multi-faceted Sarawak is, with all its various races, cultures and religions living together peacefully.