|| Bintulu, Sarawak, Malaysia
Bintulu is located in Sarawak, in East Malaysia. It is approximately 205km away
from Miri, about 215km away from Sibu and it is quite far from Kuching, the capital
of Sarawak, which situated approximately 624km away. It is geographically located
halfway between Kuching and Kota Kinabalu.
Bintulu is the best place to chill out and relax when you stepped foot in Sarawak. It is
a major industrial centre and will soon, turn into a capital of energy - intensive industries
in Malaysia. There are quite a number of hotspots that are very popular among tourists in
every corner of the world. These places are inclusive of Similajau National Park,
Sarawak Agricultural Park, Temasya Beach just to name a few.
Similajau National Park possesses one of the most beautiful beaches in Malaysia.
There, you can stroll along the golden sand while enjoying the cool breeze from the
sea. It is definitely the best place that acts as a getaway from the concrete jungle
and hustle lifestyle. Apart from the amazing stretch of beach, there are interesting
species of flora and fauna that are to be seen around in the park. Many activities
can be done there including jungle trekking, bird watching snorkeling and more.
The Sarawak Agricultural Park or Taman Pertanian Sarawak possesses about 20 types
of wild plants, along with orchids and fruits. There is a hanging pedestrian bridge
in the park itself and of course, more exciting activities are available such as
horse riding, fishing and etc. Apart from the natural side of Bintulu, there are
various shopping places in Bintulu including supermarkets, shopping malls and markets.
Besides shopping clothes and products around, one has to taste the food in Bintulu.
Having a dish or two of Sarawakian dishes is the least you have to do.
Spending only a day to explore Bintulu is not enough as it has so much to offer.
Thus, planning a stay for a night or two would be a better decision. Accommodation
in Bintulu is easy as there are many hotels and hostels available around. Camping
site are mostly available too, for those who embark the journey into the
To get to Bintulu, take any flight available. In Bintulu Airport, take the
taxi to anywhere you want. A fare of RM35 is fixed upon your arrival in the
airport. Once you are in the town of Bintulu, rent a car to go to the places