|| Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Borneo Highlands is one of the famous attractions in Kuching, Sarawak, in East
Malaysia. It is located about 60km away from the Kuching city. It stands on the
Sarawak - Kalimantan border, about 1000 meters above the sea level. It is bordered
amongst the tropical rainforests.
Borneo Highlands is a unique hill resort which possesses an eco friendly side.
This is the best place in Kuching for people who want a getaway from the hustle
and bustle of the lifestyle in city. There, you can loosen yourself while
breathing the fresh air with cool breeze blowing. Besides, get ready to be
mesmerized by the spectacular scenery and enjoy the cool temperature of
around 18 to 28 degree Celsius. There is an 18 holes gold course in there,
cafes and spas. Bidayuh Spa offers all kinds of massages and spa treatments
where you can just lay back and relax. The popular in - house restaurant in
Borneo Highlands with the name of Annah Rais Cafe caters wide range delicious
cuisines with organic ingredients
There is one interesting twist to it where you can actually pick your own
ingredients in their Organic Farm for the chef to prepare your very own
special dishes. One of the amazing attractions of Borneo Highland is a spot
called the Kalimantan Lookout Point. There, you can have a bird's eye view
of Kalimantan. Apart from the attractions mentioned, there are more attractions
there such as Flower Garden, Rabbit Park, Horticulture Nursery, Organic Farm,
Simangas Waterfalls and Chinese Tea House. There are a lot of activities offered
by Borneo Highlands including mountain biking, massage classes, jungle trekking,
night walking, longhouse visit, bird watching and etc.
There are tour and packages offered in travel agency that will bring you about
Kuching. Accommodation will be settled by them according to your preference, whether
to be in the resort of Borneo Highlands or in the city of Kuching. Shopping experience
will also be covered as you will be guided to the shopping malls and supermarkets in
Kuching. However, remember to call and make booking for reservations in Borneo Highlands
as they only allow not more than 16 people to visit the place if you fancy a one day
trip rather than a night or two in their resort. Thus, visitors with no reservations
are not allowed to visit the highlands.
In Kuching, drive to 10th Mile Padawan area and go to
Semmengoh Wildlife Centre. Then, drive to Kampung Benuk and turn in to
Jalan Borneo Heights right before the Kampung Benok junction. You will
reach the foothill after Aman 5 Bridge. From the foothill, Borneo Highlands
will send you uphill with their own transport.