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ASIA : MALAYSIA : BORNEO : MIRI

Miri is a coastal city located on the lush island of Borneo in northern Sarawak, Malaysia. Miri is also the main gateway for the Loagan Bunut National Park, Lambir National Park and the Niah Caves at the Niah Caves National Park, and it is renowned for its exotic coral reefs. Book your travel package to Miri with Direct Flights today.

Miri

     

Miri is a coastal city located on the lush island of Borneo in northern Sarawak, Malaysia.  The city occupies a very special place in the history of Malaysia’s booming oil industry – it was at Miri that Malaysian oil was first struck in 1910.  Miri is also the main gateway for the Loagan Bunut National Park, Lambir National Park and the Niah Caves at the Niah Caves National Park, and it is renowned for its exotic coral reefs.  At Miri, the oil industry meets an amazingly rich environment that's ripe with a high level of biodiversity.  The city is within easy reach of national parks, rivers and mountain streams, and some of the best scuba diving in Borneo.  But Miri isn't just a staging base for travel nearby; the town has its own set of attractions, including good beaches and a nightlife with dozens of lively restaurants, pubs and bars.  And there's a wide range of accommodation in Miri, from world-class to budget hotels.  Flights from Australia to Miri arrive at the international airport that's only 15 minutes away, so discount travel to Miri is a snap.  To arrange Miri travel packages just get in touch with the travel consultants at Direct Flights:  they specialise in booking cheap holidays to Miri and can set you up with everything you'll need to explore the city and the fascinating area nearby.       
       
Miri has several modern shopping malls, but shop-a-holics will also want to visit the quaint and colourful handicraft shops and a local market that features exotic jungle produce.  An active calendar of festivals reflects the city's multi-cultural society and gives visitors on Miri travel packages a taste of local colour.  Miri's most famous landmark is the "Grand Old Lady" atop Canada Hill, the first Malaysian well to strike oil and now a protected historical site.  An observation platform at the top provides visitors with an excellent view of the city.  And scenic hikes through several national parks are just a short distance away:  Gunung Mulu National Park, with caves, mountains, rainforests and clear jungle streams; the Niah Caves National Park, with its 40,000-year history of human habitation; Lambir National Park, said to have the world's greatest variety of plants; and Loagan Bunut National Park, a bird watcher's paradise with a unique expanding and contracting lake.         
       
As the gateway to northern Sarawak, flights to Miri arrive from Kuala Lumpur, Klang, Georgetown, Subang Jaya, Kota Kinabalu, Johor Bahru and Labuan.  Direct Flights, with its safe and secure online booking system, can quickly set up the cheap flights to Miri that you'll need for your Borneo holiday.  Whether your discount travel to Miri will begin in New Zealand, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia or anywhere else in the world, Direct Flights is ready to serve you.
       
       
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