The Hidden Gem of Malaysian Borneo
Sarawak, located on the island of Borneo, is one of Malaysia's best kept secrets. The region is known for its rich biodiversity, pristine rainforests and unique indigenous cultures.
Explore the charming city of Kuching and discover vibrant street markets, colonial architecture, and numerous museums where you can learn about the history and culture of the region. Take a stroll along the picturesque Waterfront promenade for stunning views of the Sarawak River.
Escape the cities to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the protected forests of Sarawak. Discover an array of flora and fauna, including the rare proboscis monkey, as well as sanctuaries for rescued orangutans. Trek through the jungle on a range of hiking trails with options for adventurers of all levels.
Kenwood Travel offers tours of Sarawak as part of our Malaysian tour packages. We’ve prepared the perfect itinerary to explore the diverse cultures of Sarawak, witness the natural beauty of its rainforests and coastline, and meet the unique wildlife that calls this region home. Check out our Sarawak tour and discover the magic of this unspoilt corner of Malaysia.
Home to 27 ethnic groups, speaking 45 languages and dialects, each with their own stories, traditions, and beliefs - Sarawak is a true cultural extravaganza. Learn the diverse customs of various tribes through their inspiring art, music and dance and immerse yourself in a truly culturally rich experience.
On land, there are a plethora of adventures to choose from – from jungle trekking and adventure caving to mountain and rock climbing. In water, visitors can explore the rivers, enter a thriving underwater world through scuba diving, and enjoy all watersports from jet skiing to yachting.
Home to an abundance of unique flora and fauna, Sarawak boasts 56 protected areas, 37 national parks, 14 nature reserves and 5 wildlife sanctuaries. Expansive rainforests boast booming biodiversity with the world’s largest flower, the Rafflesia, flying snakes and miniature deer, as well as proboscis monkeys and orangutans.
Try cuisine like you’ve never seen before. Choose from unique culinary dishes like ‘Manok Pansuh’ - chicken cooked in bamboo, to ‘Midin’ - a delicious crispy jungle fern. Flavours have been perfected in world-renowned dishes like the ‘Sarawak laksa’ in its delectable savoury broth or the ‘Kolo Mee’ noodle dish.
From the Gawai harvest celebrations to the Kaul fishing festivities, Sarawak offers a plethora of festivals to enjoy year-round. Contemporary festivals include the world-renowned Rainforest World Music Festival, which sees international performers come together to perform and host workshops in the heart of a rainforest.