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Monday 29 October 2012

Belanum ‘The Floating House’, Bakun, Bintulu

Sarawak Malaysia Borneo Adventure Bakun
The highlight of this trip is the Belanum or locally known as Jelatong – the floating house.  What makes it more interesting is because this Belanum is floating on Bakun reservoir – the world’s second tallest concrete rock - filled dam size 695sqKM, about the size of Singapore. So far there’s only one Belanum that caters for visitors which belong to Mr Luhat.  This Belanum has 4 rooms that can accommodate from 1 to 4pax per room.

It offers great picnic spot and waterfall.

This Belanum can carry about 20 people at one time. Equip with 2 bathrooms, 2 toilets, a dining hall and a kitchen; which makes it another perfect gateway for those who want a peaceful holiday gate-away, especially Anglers.  Consider ‘heaven’  to the enthusiastic Anglers.  Here they may find indigenous species of fish like Ikan Baong (catfish) and if you’re lucky you might fish Semah (one of the most expensive & high demand fish in Sarawak). For non-anglers, you can enjoy a peaceful day by going for a swim or picnic at the nearest river. Jungle trekking or bird watching while cruise at the reservoir is some of the activity that you may enjoy as well.

Sarawak Malaysia Borneo Adventure BakunBakun Jetty

Sarawak Malaysia Borneo Adventure Bakun
Getting There:
From Bintulu town to Bakun jetty 206 KM (Bakun Dam) will takes approximately 4 hours drive and another 30 to 40 minutes by boat from Bakun jetty to Belanum floating house .It takes about 3 hours to Uma Belor longhouse, 140 KM (from Bintulu town).
Sarawak Malaysia Borneo Adventure Bakun
Bakun Lake

Cost :
1)     Package A (1-5 person for 2D1N)  - transport (boat), accommodation, meals and activities = RM1602.00 (Exclusive meal will cost RM1402.00)
2)     Package B (1-10 person for 2D1N  -  transport (boat), accommodation, meals and activities = RM1870.00 (Exclusive meal will cost RM1670.00)

Contact Person :
Mr Luhat Tugau - 017-8535394
Mr Ding Ajang (Maren Umar) - 012-8044615

Sarawak... Where Adventure Lives

Author: Visitor Infor Centre Sibu

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