Cycling Tour of Sarawak

Tour Type:
Small Group Journeys
Start:
Kuching
Duration:
11 Days
End:
Kuching
Departs:
Guaranteed Departure Min Pax: 02

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Discover the best of Borneo outdoor. Trek, Pedal & Paddle the best of Sarawak’s rainforest and explore amazing rainforest, spectacular scenery, fascinating wildlife, real locals and delicious tribal cuisines in this active adventure tour.

Important Note: The above itinerary is subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. However, we will always do our best to adhere to this original itinerary.

Total: Cycling 221 km, Hiking 19.5 km, Kayaking 7 km

Itinerary

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DAY 1

On arrival, meet your Tour Executive who will assist and transfer to the hotel. The remainder of the day is for your to explore the old colonial city centre of Kuching or just be at your leisure. Stay overnight in Kuching.

DAY 2

We start early with a transfer to visit Semenggoh Nature Reserve, a large enclosed area of rainforest which is home to endangered Orangutans rescued from captivity and kept for rehabilitation. After the feeding time, it’s time to start riding through a series of kampongs dotted with small scale pepper farms, rice fields and plantations. Enjoy freshly lunch by the local host family and explore this peaceful Bidayuh longhouse and learn about the culture of the Land Dayaks who were once headhunters. Stay overnight in homestay.

DAY 3

Transfer to Bengoh Dam jetty and enjoy a boat ride across a tranquil lake surrounded by a circular scenic mountain range then hike uphill to a homestay with stunning views of the lake below. Later one-hour sharp ascent will bring you to a series of spectacular waterfalls with crystal clear water surrounded by virgin jungles to enjoy Sunbathe and soak in the most rejuvenating wilderness. Learn Dayak culinary skills, after lunch and cool dip return to the village. Rest and relax before a home cook dinner and overnight at Homestay.

DAY 4

After breakfast, take a boat ride followed by a short drive, we get ready for Kayak, Cave and Cycle, 3-in-1 Day! We start the day by floating down a stretch of an untouched tributary of the Sarawak River in a kayak to discover a hidden waterfall and explore unique limestone formations. Later cycle through some spectacular limestone karst landscape and visit bat caves before settling in the historical town of Siniawan for overnight in a hostel.

DAY 5

After an early morning traditional noodle breakfast at an old town coffee shop, we start riding across a suspension bridge, taking a traditional boat ferry and pushing our bike across the jungle stream. After a quick picnic lunch, we ride using shaded back roads under the mountain to reach our endpoint at Kubah National Park. Enjoy a nice BBQ dinner and overnight in Jungle Cabin.

DAY 6

Today’s trek passes through some of the most impressive rainforest scenery in Sarawak.  Starts at the 900 ft mark on the Gunung Serapi Road and lead to the nearby Matang Wildlife Centre, some 3 hours 30 mins away. This Wildlife Center is Sarawak’s main rehabilitation centre for orangutan, sun bears, bearcats, civet cats, sambar deer, barking deer, porcupines and crocodiles, all of which can be viewed in spacious natural enclosures. Stay overnight at the park accommodation.

DAY 7

Pedal hard today on a cross-country coastal ride towards the western tip of Borneo. At Lundu, we stop by Gunung Gading National Park to try our luck to spot the blooming of Rafflesia, the biggest flower in the world. The afternoon is free to enjoy the hospitality of the resort and relax at the pool. Stay overnight at Resort.

DAY 8

After breakfast, we follow the coastline and ride on a mixture of a dirt trail and village road towards the picturesque Sematan town. Visit the local fish market with fresh catches from the sea before riding to a local waterfall for a picnic lunch. The final bike ride is along another beautiful stretch of isolated white sand beach and reaches the seaside resort. Enjoy the cool sea breeze sunset dinner and stay two night at the resort.

DAY 9

Today we go on a one way 30km ride along the recently completed Pan Borneo Highway to the Tip of Borneo, near the village of Telok Melano. We hike into the Tanjong Datu National Park (2-3 hours) to explore the well-protected and pristine coastal terrain as well as the turtle hatchery. After exploring the beautiful jungles return to the resort.

DAY 10

Make the most of our last day by the beach. After lunch transfer back to Kuching, remaining day free and stay overnight at the lodging house.

DAY 11

After breakfast, the tour finishes with a direct transfer to the Kuching airport.

Inclusion


10 nights accommodation in resorts, jungle lodges and guest houses.

Assistance and transfers by coach, local ferry and boats 

Meals as specified 

English speaking local guide 

Cycling - Bike and helmet rental, drinks & snacks during the rides, Support vehicle(s) for cycling activity and all luggage transfers 

Sightseeing as specified 

Entrance fees 

Bottled water while travelling

Current collectable taxes.

Exclusion


Any international or domestic airfares other than the specified in the Inclusions

Train fares other than specified in the what's included a section 

Airport taxes, visa & passport fees

Extra baggage charges

Early check-in or late checkout

Meals other than specified in the what's included a section

Tips & gratuities

Travel & medical insurance

Camera & video permits

Expenses incurred due to flight/train cancellation or delay

Any expense of a personal nature, like drinks, laundry, telephone calls, mini bar, postage etc

Any optional excursion or tour

Entry charges at monuments/forts etc

Any other expense not mentioned in the what's included sections