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a little information about Sarawak... The land of Hornbills...

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  1. 1. English Academic <br />Tourism<br />Sarawak<br />Prepared by SteffillaAkkie (PPISMP709 PS)<br />
  2. 2. Sarawak…<br />Land of The Hornbills<br />Background <br />Situated in Malaysian Borneo.<br />Largest state in the country.<br />Has colourful history under the rule of the White Rajahs.<br />Contain a rich tapestry of cultures and superb natural attractions.<br />
  3. 3. About Sarawak….<br />From pristine underwater marine life and untouched coral reefs to rich heritage and from wilderness to modern city landscape, Sarawak is a potpourri of experiences appreciated by travellers from all over the world. <br />The Ibans form the majorHead into Sarawak's interiors and your heartbeat will flutter at the fascinating and enchanting dances of the multi-ethnic tribes living harmoniously with each other.<br />
  4. 4. Indeed, Sarawak is home to 28 ethnic groups; each with its own distinct language, culture and lifestyle.  <br /> ethnic group on this land with about 30.1 per cent of the total population for the year 2000 census. <br />The Chinese who generally live in the cities are the second largest group at 26.7 per cent, followed by the Bidayuh, Melanau and other native tribes of Sarawak. <br />The Malays also constitute a large portion (23 per cent) of the population as well, mainly concentrated along the coast.<br />
  5. 5. Places of interest<br />Sarawak Cultural Village<br />An award-winning attraction, Sarawak Cultural Village showcases the diverse lifestyles of the state’s ethnics groups.<br />Visit the authentics dwellings and ethnis’c crafts, household items and musical instrument.<br />The venue of the annual Rainforest World Music Festival.<br />
  6. 6. Bako National Park<br />Teeming with a wealth of flora and fauna.<br />The state’s oldest national park (1957), and home to the rare long-nosed proboscis monkeys, long-tailed macaques and various other animals.<br />Damai Beach<br />A major vacation spot, with some of the states best beach resorts.<br />Enjoy a wide range of water sports activities at the resorts.<br />Tours can be arranged to see the rare Irrawaddy dolphin.<br />
  7. 7. Sunday Market in Satok<br />Browse through a profusion of goods from handicrafts, flowers, local snacks to traditional delicates.<br />The bustling atmosphere and colourful cornucopia of things makes trip here enjoyable.<br />Kuching Waterfront<br />A 900m long espanade, with landcaped surroundings and eatries.<br />A popular place for locals and foreigners alike.<br />Place of interest here are The Square Tower, Sarawak Steamship Building and Chinese History Museum.<br />
  8. 8. Niah National Park<br />Located in Miri.<br />The park covers a vat swathe of 3,140 hectares of peat swamp, dipterocarp forest, as well as the massive limestone outcroppings within which the giant Niah Cave are concealed.<br />Experience the awe of standing at the archaeological site of 40,000 year-old human remains in this park.<br />GunungMulu National Park<br />Home to one of the longest networks of caves in the world.<br />Here lies the world’s largest underground chamber, the Sarawak Chamber, capable of accomodating forty Boeing 747 airplanes.<br />
  9. 9. Sarawak Water Festival<br />GawaiDayak Festival<br />Events of the year<br />Sarawak Rainforest World Music Festival<br />Sarawak Regatta<br />
  10. 10. How to get there (Sarawak)….<br />Kuching International Airport is the mainly entry point into the state.<br />Sarawak is easily accesible by frequent short-haul flights from the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Penisular Malaysia.<br />Sarawak also have several domestic airport such as Sibu Airport, BintuluAiport, Miri Airport and others.<br />
  11. 11. The End…<br />Enjoy your trip to Sarawak…<br />SARAWAK WELCOMES YOU<br />THANK YOU<br />