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Sights and Activities

  • Mulu Caves - Among these limestone caves in the Gunung Mulu National Park is Sarawak chamber, the world's largest known underground chamber.
  • Sarawak Cultural Village - Located 35 km from Kuching on the foothill of Mount Santubong, it is a showcase of Sarawak's fascinating culture.
  • Niah National Park
  • Bako National Park - Proboscis monkeys and great coastal walks
  • Batang Ai National Park
  • Kelabit Highlands
  • Bukit Lambir National Park
  • Loagan Bunut National Park - including the largest freshwater lake in East Malaysia.
  • Gunung Gading National Park - good place to spot the Rafflesia, the world's largest flower
  • Kubah National Park
  • Tanjung Datu National Park
  • Talang-Satang National Park - including Sarawak’s marine turtle population
  • Similajau National Park

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Weather

Sarawak, like much of Malaysia, has a tropical climate with hot and humid conditions year round. Temperatures usually are around 32 degrees Celsius during the day and around 22 degrees at night. Although there is no distinctive dry season, the months of November to March are much wetter compared to the driest months of June and July when there is still 180 mm of rain a month. January has over 600 mm of rain!

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Getting There

By Plane

Most travellers arriving by plane, arrive at the Kuching International Airport (airport code: KCH). Air Asia is a budget airline that serves Kuching, as well as other airport in Sarawak, including Bintulu, Sibu and Miri. There are connections from Kuala Lumpur, Kota Kinabalu (Sabah) and Johor Bahru to most of them. Kuching has many more international flights as well, for example from Macau, Jakarta and Singapore, as well as direct flights from Penang in Malaysia.
Malaysia Airlines has an extensive network of flights as well.

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alu (Sabah) and Johor Bahru to most of them. Kuching has many more international flights as well, for example from Macau, Jakarta and Singapore, as well as direct flights from Penang in Malaysia.
Malaysia Airlines has an extensive network of flights as well.

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