The infamous Pandaw River Cruises will venture into Borneo’s waters this July along Malaysia’s longest river, Rajang River. Measuring 640 km, it meanders from Sarawak to Indonesian region of Kalimantan. This eight-day expedition departs from Sibu city and makes stops at the river stations of Kanowit and Kapit where Brooke Raj forts and traditional Iban longhouses still stand, before navigating the Pelagus Rapids with its islands, reefs and shoals, and visiting Sarikei’s songket-weaving workshops. This will be the best opportunity for you to see in-person the live of ingenous people of Borneo.
The cruise includes jungle trekking excursions and long-boat trips that offer great opportunities to spot crocodiles, monitor lizards and hornbills. The brand new five-star RV Pandaw Orient is built in the traditional colonial style of all Pandaw ships and boats 30 hardwood paneled, air-conditioned luxury staterooms with en-suite showers and private decks. Passengers may enjoy fusion cuisine as its dining room, chill out with fine wines at the cocktail bar and work out at the spa and fitness area.