Regarding Grab at Miri, it is convenient for you to request grab at the airport. If you are planning on finding not to touristy long houses, you might as well as find any travel agent that can guide you regarding that.
For Kuching, yes you can get a grab going to Damai but coming back to the city centre will be a problem as it is hard to get a grab there. So it is better for you to grab a taxi, use a travel agent or you can try to ask the grab driver to do offline job but it is at your own risk.
At Damai, you can explore Kem Permai for hiking or you can go to Sarawak Cultural Village to learn more about the ethnics we have here in Sarawak. There will be 7 ethnics for you to see while learning their cultures.
As you are staying at Damai for 2 night, might as well you use a travel agent to bring you to Kuching Wetlands that is nearby to Damai and go eat seafood for dinner at Kpg Buntal.
If you are planning to head back to Kuching in the morning, you might as well continue with the same travel agent or you can find a new one to bring you to Bako National Park. Bako N/P need at least one day to explore as it has many trails so it will be wiser to stay overnight there if you are into living in the forest/nature. You may book your accomodation at bakonationalpark.my
For Rafflesia, the only place for you to see it is at Gunung Gading, Lundu and it will takes around 2-3hours drive there. The blooming time for Rafflesia is unexpected so you may follow Gunung Gading National Park facebook page to see any updates regarding the blooming of the flower.
For seafood place, you may go to Topspot, See Good restaurant or the cheapest at Pending seafood. If you are looking for traditional food, you may go to Lepau restaurant. You can try the midin, ambal, ayam pansuh or terung asam.
For Laksa Sarawak, you can go to Chong choon cafe, 126 Laksa, Mom's Laksa or King Laksa. But for Chong choon cafe, you will have to que if you come a bit late and have to share tables if the space is packed.
If you have a bit of time in Kuching, you can go to Borneo Cultures Museum to learn about the culture, tradition and history of Sarawak or you can go for the Sarawak River Cruise to see the sunset. Upside Down House will also available for you to explore while you are in Kuching. And all of this can be done in one day. You might as well walk around the Darul Hana Bridge or Orchid Garden nearby the State Legislative Assembly Hall for some pictures.
If you need more information, you may go to our Visitor's Information Centre at the Old Court House.
Welcome to Sarawak in advanced! Do enjoy your stay here and please don't rush yourself in exploring the beauty of nature!
Edited: 26 January 2023, 12:06