The area around Bintulu is crisscrossed with things to do and see, from perennial tourist favourites to lesser known delights.
Experience a little culture, learning and lore amid the great outdoors at the region's ever-popular open-air markets. Houses of the holy are often the perfect portals into a community's big beating heart. The temples of Kuching - Sarawak are certainly no exception.
If you want something a little different from seeing the sights, why not check out the local watersports? Rafting and canoeing are both popular in the area. Follow your passions with one of the guided nature walks, city walking tours and wildlife spotting tours. There are plenty on offer in and around the Kuching - Sarawak area.
Why not let your tastebuds loose in Kuching - Sarawak 's restaurants and cafés. Don't end your stay in Kuching - Sarawak without tasting laksa (noodle soup) and ikan terubok masin (salted fish).
Making the effort to get your tongue around a few common Malaysian words and phrases is one of the greatest gestures you can pay to locals you'll encounter in Bintulu. An example of a handy Malaysian sentence is "Di mana tandas?" (Where's the toilet?). And, for "Where are you from?", you can say "Asal dari mana?" Don't be shy, just give it a go!
When it's time to leave this special place, say a fond Sampai jumpa lagi (farewell) to the people you've enjoyed getting to know and the locations you've been.