The Rainforest World Music Festival is an annual event held in Sarawak, Malaysia and attracts music lovers from all over the world. If you’re planning on attending the festival from India, you might be wondering about the cost involved in making the trip. In this article, we’ll take a look at the different options available for experiencing the Rainforest World Music Festival and approximately how much each option might cost.
First, let us consider the cost of airfare. If you’re flying from India to Malaysia for the festival, you can expect to pay anywhere from 20,000 to 80,000 INR round-trip, depending on the city you’re flying in from. It’s always a good idea to book your flights as far in advance as possible to get the best prices. The dates for the 2023 will be announced during the festival and will be updated on their official website soon after this year event. (https://rwmf.net/)
You will need to arrange for accommodation during the festival before you reach Sarawak. If you are lucky, you will get rooms at Damai Beach Resorts. This resort is at a walkable distance from the venue and we have always had the opportunity to stay here. There are a few options available for stay in and around Sarawak. You can choose to stay in a good hotel in Sarawak but please keep in mind about the transport to the festival venue. Prices for these accommodations can range from 2,500 to 10,000 INR per night, depending on the level of luxury you desire. You can look for shuttle bus options in their official website. (https://rwmf.net/)
In addition to your flights and accommodations, you’ll also need to purchase tickets to the Rainforest World Music Festival. The cost of tickets varies depending on the type of pass you choose. For those attending the physical concerts, they can choose from the different ticket categories at pre-sale prices –
Adult 1-Day Pass Rs 3000/-
Adult 3-Day Pass Rs. 7,500/-
Child 1-Day Pass Rs. 1500/-
Child 3-Day Pass Rs. 3,500/- and
1-Day Family Package Pass- 2 Adult and 2 Children Rs. 8,000/-.
Aside from the cost of the festival and hotel stay, you would also need to budget for food and other expenses during your trip. The cost of meals in Malaysia can vary widely depending on where you choose to eat, but you can expect to pay around 500 INR for a meal at a local restaurant and up to 2,000 INR for a meal at a more upscale establishment. You should also budget for any additional activities or excursions you might want to take part in while in Malaysia, as well as any souvenirs or other items you might want to purchase.
In total, the cost of experiencing the Rainforest World Music Festival from India can range from around 32,000 INR (1,000 USD) for a budget-conscious traveler to more than 100,000 INR for someone who opts for a VIP pass and stays in a luxury hotel. However, the cost can be significantly lower or higher depending on your specific needs and preferences. This article is to give you a rough idea on things to keep in mind and a rough estimate.
Overall, attending the Rain Forest World Music Festival from India is a unique and exciting experience that can be enjoyed by music lovers of all budgets. Whether you choose to stay in an economical hotel or stay in a luxurious hotel, there are options available to suit every budget and preference. Just be sure to plan ahead and budget carefully to ensure that you have a memorable and enjoyable trip.
We will be there at the Rainforest World Music Festival this year. Do not forget to say Hi and join us.