Bario is an area with a collection of indigenous Kelabit longhouses located in the centre of the Kelabit Highlands in the northeast of Sarawak, Malaysia, very close to the international border with Indonesian Kalimantan. Situated at the eastern edge of the Taman Negara Pulong Tau national park, Bario sits approximately 1200 m (3937ft) above sea level. It is the main settlement for the indigenous Kelabit tribe in what is known locally as the Kelabit Highlands. There are regular flights between Bario Airport and Ba’kelalan, Marudi and Miri.

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Rice Farming Flora and Fauna Natural Wonders
Bario rice (small grain) is renowned for its texture and flavour. Grown locally in wet paddy fields throughout the Bario valley it is one of the main crops produced here. The primary jungle around Bario is teaming with flora and fauna (including the famous Rafflesia pictured here), jungle birds, and wild animals such as wild boar, honey bears and mouse deer. The hills throughout the area also support wild orchids. Batu Lawih, a giant limestone megalith, sits to the North West of Bario, and is a 3 day trek from Bario airport. One of many natural wonders to be found in the region.
Bario Highlands is also famous for its very tasty pineapples!