How do I get to Sarawak?
The largest gateway is Kuching, the state capital, which is 1 hour and 30 minutes from Kuala Lumpur and Kota Kinabalu. It is also accessible via direct international flights from Indonesia (Pontianak, Bali and Jakarta), Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei and Macau as well as Singapore flying twice or thrice weekly.
How do I get from Singapore to Java?
The distance between Singapore and Java is 1191 km. How do I travel from Singapore to Java without a car? The best way to get from Singapore to Java without a car is to ferry and train and taxi which takes 2 days 8h and costs $85 – $110.
Is Kuching worth visiting?
Kuching is a fantastic place with a lot to see and do (Orang rehab centre, Bako NP, Sarawak cultural village, etc) and you can easily fill 10 days. Air Asia do really cheap deals there from KL or Sing.
Is it safe to travel to Kuching?
Sarawak in general is a very safe destination with relatively low crime rates. Tourists should exercise the usual precautions – not walking alone at night, not leaving valuables such as cameras and smart phones on display, using registered taxis, etc.
What makes Sarawak special?
Sarawak is a spectacular natural wonderland, 70% covered by rainforest, with towering peaks, vast cave systems and an extraordinary level of biodiversity. Its flora and fauna are unique and many completely new species of plants and animals have been discovered in the last ten years.
Is Borneo a part of Indonesia?
Covering an area of roughly 287,000 square miles, Borneo is the third-largest island in the world. It is divided into four political regions: Kalimantan belongs to Indonesia; Sabah and Sarawak are part of Malaysia; a small remaining region comprises the sultanate of Brunei.