Borneo Glamping Vol 2 sees participation of over 200 Sarawakians, globetrotters

Visitors camped out at Borneo Glamping Campsite 2 in a variety of fancy tent designs, complete with illumination.

KUCHING, Nov 29: Borneo Glamping Vol 2, held at Borneo Glamping Campsite 2 from Nov 25 to 26, attracted participants from Sarawak and visitors from around the world, creating a vibrant international gathering amidst Kuching’s stunning landscapes.

Amidst the breathtaking vistas of Kuching, over 200 participants from Sarawak, Belarus, Russia, Indonesia, Singapore and China camped out under the stars in Havilah Farm.

Glamping, or luxury camping, is a trend where participants camp out with comfortable amenities and conveniences

The participants indulged in the unique experience, featuring a kayaking competition that weaved adventure with the beauty of nature, a fish catch-and-release activity promoting responsible fishing practices, a movie night under the stars, stargazing guided by experts, and a morning walk flagged off by Batu Kitang assemblyman Lo Khere Chiang, advocating wellness and appreciation for nature.

Glamping under the stars during Borneo Glamping Vol 2.

“Borneo Glamping Vol 2 aimed to seamlessly intertwine luxury and adventure within nature’s embrace. 

“Witnessing participants embrace these moments reaffirms our commitment to curating unforgettable wilderness experiences.

“The collaborative effort of participants, founders, and the generous support of sponsors not only culminated in an adventure-filled day but also underscored the significance of eco-tourism, uniting nature enthusiasts and travellers alike,” said the event’s co-founders Awang Saifeluddin and Shenton Tan.

Lo (eighth left) officiating at Borneo Glamping Vol 2, which is held from Nov 25 to 26, 2023 at Borneo Glamping Campsite 2 in Kuching.

Meanwhile, Lo said Borneo Glamping Vol 2 represented a pivotal step in promoting eco-tourism.

“This initiative not only showcases Sarawak’s natural beauty, but also attracts both local and overseas tourists, fostering appreciation for our rich biodiversity and emphasising the importance of conservation,” said Lo after officiating at the event. — DayakDaily