Responsible Travel in Sarawak

Looking for a responsible travel experience in Sarawak? Get an authentic experience and give back to the people at the same time. Explore our experiences on offer and be a part of the solution.


Backyard Tour does more than just providing tours. We aim to create sustainable impact for rural communities in Sarawak through tourism

Unique travel experience with Backyard Tour

What is Backyard Tour?

Backyard Tour is more than just a travel experience company. We go to the villages tucked in the midst of Sarawak to engage with different village communities because we believe in building real relationships.

As a result, we have designed each of our experiences  from the ground up with the villagers. We are willing to go the extra mile bring to travelers the most authentic travel experiences available in Sarawak.

Our Top Experiences

Be One with Nature Day Tour
Experience Mountain Village Life 3D2N Tour
Village Farm Day Tour

Our Top Experiences

Be One with Nature Day Tour
Experience Mountain Village Life 3D2N Tour
Village Farm Day Tour

What else do we do?

We welcome organisations who wish to travel and explore Sarawak while working with us. This is because we are committed to empower rural villages of Sarawak holistically, generating positive social impact  in whatever capacity we are given. We have carried out Community Engagement Programs, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programs, and Community Support Programs.

Click on the button to request a partnership with us.

What our customers say?

Trekking to the waterfall was very enjoyable with Lawrence and Abbie as guides. Lawrence knew a lot about plants and animals and people living in the area, and Abbie was very easy to talk to and super friendly... Read more from AirBnb
- Visited in February 2020

Enjoyable! Saras Ida

It was our first day in Borneo having landed the evening before, and it couldn’t have been a better introduction to this beautiful county, it’s rain forest and traditions. The lunch was fantastic, the grilled cat fish delicious... Read more from TripAdvisor
- Visited in Sept 2019

Brilliant day out! Mary Shakespeare

Amazing hike to Ban Buan Kukuot waterfall from Sadir Village, in Padawan Kuching, Sarawak, made possible by my amazing hosts Abbie and Dawson of Backyard Tour and their local guides Lawrence and Ila. They really took good care of me. If you prefer an authentic nature... Read more from TripAdvisor
- Visited in May 2018

Awesome! M. Bustami

It is such a good experience with Backyard. Our group is with small kids and old folks, and all of the family members enjoyed the experience! I love the food that cooked by local and we had them in the small cottage in the juggle, so much fun! Read more from TripAdvisor
- Visited in May 2018

Family Jungle Walk Pearl Jie

If you’re the type who likes less touristy stuff and prefer the road less travelled and living like a local for a day, then I highly recommend Backyard Tour! Abbie and Dawson are very accommodating, they reply quickly and their English is quite good so communication won’t be a problem. Read more from Facebook reviews
- Visited in April 2018

Ideal for less-touristy experiences! Trixie Lee Cheng

Backyard Tour provided an outstanding tailored experience for our group of 15 university students. Abbie and Dawson are everything you could wish for when organising and delivering a tour. They are professional, knowledgeable, responsive, fun, flexible and organised. Read more from TripAdvisor
- Visited in June 2017

Outstanding facilitation of 5 day long immersive village experience! Sarah Herkess

Whenever I travel to an unfamiliar destination (such as Sarawak) I prefer to book a private tour, to get an in-depth and personal insight into the destination. I selected Backyard Tours for this reason, and was so glad I did. Read more from TripAdvisor
- Visited in March 2017

An unforgettable experience! Stephen Stocks

We chose Backyard Tours as it offered a tour that met our requirements-a preview of authentic village life in just a day and an easy type of tour without much trekking and is not too tiring. We got what we wanted...Read more from TripAdvisor
- Visited in November 2016

Social Enterpreneurship at Its Best Aimee Aquino

I did Kiding village tour, that was a great experience. We stayed at the chef's house. we had great interaction with community. Also the food was local, organic and delicious. I recommend people to do this tour for many reasons. First, the founders (Abbie and Dawson) are friendly and lovely people. Second, there was a new interesting activities to do like blowpipe games. Third, what a view and what a great place to be. Highly recommended...Read more from TripAdvisor
- Visited in July 2016

A great authentic experience, Love it ! Samar Kattan

The trip was well-organized by Daniel who give us all necessary information about itinerary. Our two days were full of new experiences. We asked if it is possible to do Semenggoh in the morning on our first day and they arranged it for us. Afterwards we had a homestay experience at a locals house and they were really friendly to us. We went with them to a couple of waterfalls, walking through the jungle and to places where there are no tourists at all. Read more from TripAdvisor
- Visited in August 2015

Awesome trip with insights in the village life! Sabrina Tranitz


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