Kuching and Sarawak Excursions & Tours - Full Day Bako National Park
Kuching and Sarawak Excursions & Tours: Discover the natural wonderland of the Bako National Park in Sarawak. Explore the dramatic coastline of steep cliffs and rocky headlands broken by stretches of white, sandy beaches. Admire the Wave the many the rocky headlands with their fantastically shaped arches and stacks. The park is home to seven distinct rainforest ecosystems, giving it a remarkable diversity of animal and plant life.
Located at the tip of a small peninsula jutting out into the South China Sea, the park is one hour away from Kuching by car and longboat. It is famed for its stunning natural scenery and rugged landscapes but perhaps what makes it such as special place are the endearing colonies of endangered proboscis monkeys, silvery lutungs (leaf monkeys) and long-tailed macaques. There are also herds of wild boar, and colonies of flying squirrels and monitor lizards as well as hundreds of bird species.
The habitat is also home to fascinating plant life such as mangroves, strangling figs, carnivorous pitcher plants and symbiotic ant plants. There are also a series of colour-coded rainforest trails leading to rocky hilltops covered by lush jungle vegetation, rivers and cliffs. Some can be trekked in half an hour, others last more than seven hours. You can also visit picturesque secluded beaches as well as streams and waterfalls.
Meeting/pick-up point: Collection from hotel.
Duration: Six to seven hours.
Start/opening time: Departs Kuching at 8.40am and Damai at 8.30am.
Languages: English-speaking driver-guide.

Kuching and Sarawak Excursions & Tours - Half Day Bidayuh Longhouse – Anah Rais
Kuching and Sarawak Excursions & Tours: Anah Rais is a large Bidayuh (Land Dayak) village about 45 minutes from Kuching. The focal point of the village is a large and well-preserved traditional bamboo longhouse which is home to dozens of families. This guided tour introduces visitors to the unique
architectural and cultural features of the longhouse and the traditional farming lifestyle of the Bidayuh people.
Meeting/ pick-up point: Hotel lobby. Pick-up time: Ex city at 9.00am and 2.00pm. ; Ex Damai at 8.15am and 1.00pm. Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the trip.
Duration: Three hours.
Start/opening time: 9.45am and 2.45pm.
Languages: English.

Kuching and Sarawak Excursions & Tours - Half Day Irrawaddy Dolphin Watching
Kuching and Sarawak Excursions & Tours: This cruise criss-crosses the mouth of the Santubong River in search of the rare Irrawaddy Dolphin. The Irrawaddy, or snubfin dolphin, inhabits rivers, estuaries and shallow coastal areas. The Santubong area is one of the best places in Sarawak to view this unusual looking marine mammal. The dolphins are often seen swimming and diving around small fishing boats in the estuary. Occasionally they are seen playing in the open water. Visitors will need a keen eye to spot the dolphins at first, but after a short wait they can often be seen surfacing all around the boat.
Meeting/ Pick up point: Clients' hotel.
Duration: 3 hrs.
Start or opening time: Ex City: 0845 Hrs, Ex Damai: 0900 Hrs, Start Time (Hrs) : 0915 hrs.
Languages: English speaking driver-cum-guide.

Kuching and Sarawak Excursions & Tours - Half Day Kuching City And River Tour
Kuching and Sarawak Excursions & Tours: Travel back in time with this half-day tour of Kuching that takes in all of the city’ the main sights from land and water. As well as being the perfect introduction to the capital of Sarawak, it also has a fascinating one-hour pontoon boat river cruise that allows you to enjoy a different perspective of the city.
The tour includes Chinatown, the emblematic Cat Statue (Kuching means ‘cat’ in Malay), the colourful Tua Pek Kong Temple and its seven-storey pagoda, the Civic Centre Viewing Platform and the prestigious Sarawak Museum. Across river, visit the popular Cat Museum, passing the magnificent State Mosque and the Astana, the former residence of the White Rajahs (the hereditary Brooke family, which ruled Sarawak for more than a century). Return via the golden-domed City Mosque and proceed on foot through Old Kuching, visiting the vibrant Central Markets with spice dealers and textile shops. See the legacy of the White Rajah era at the Pavilion, the Square Tower, the Court House, the Charles Brooke Monument and the Post Office.
Share the river with brightly painted water taxis (known as tambangs) as the cruise boat glides past quaint villages, the City Mosque, the Astana, Fort Margherita and the waterfront, stopping at an Orchid Garden.
Meeting/pick-up point: Collection from hotel.
Duration: Four hours.
Start/opening time: Either 9am or 2pm from the city proper, and either 8.15am/1pm from Damai.
Languages: English-speaking driver-guide.

Kuching and Sarawak Excursions & Tours - Half Day Kuching Heritage Trail
Kuching and Sarawak Excursions & Tours: Explore Kuching with a walking tour that starts at the Kuching waterfront. This tour offers you the opportunity to take closer look at Kuching’s history and cultural heritage. Stops include the below places: The ornately decorated Tua Pek Kong Chinese Temple (believed to date back to 1843), is said to have the best Feng Shui location in the city. Walk across to the Chinese Historical Museum, this old court house traces the history of the Chinese community and their involvement in modern, multi-racial Sarawak.
Proceed Carpenter Street which is located parallel to the Main Bazaar, it has a selection of small antique and handicraft traders, coffee shops, as well as food stalls and two small Chinese temples. The General Post Office is a good example of Kuching’s cosmopolitan architectural mix, it appears to belong to the early 19th century with its neo-classical style and Corinthian columns. The site was once used for a police station and also the Rajah’s Stables.
Explore India Street that is lined with shops selling all kinds of goods, particularly textiles. Follow a narrow passageway that will leads you to Gambier Street where you will find a small Indian Mosque. Gambier Street is named after a type of shrub, gambir which was Sarawak’s main export in 1894. The plant’s leaves produce an extract that is used to dye and tan leather.
Visit Brooke Dockyard and the Sarawak State Mosque. Walk past the Merdeka Square to get to the St Thomas’ Cathedral before ending the tour at the Sarawak Museum. Note: Visitors to mosques are requested to dress respectfully and to remove their shoes. Non-Muslims may not enter during prayer times.
Meeting/pick-up point: Hotel lobby in Kuching City Only.
Drop-off location: Hotel lobby in Kuching City Only.
Duration: 3.5 hours.
Start/opening time: 9am.
End/closing time: 12.30pm.
Languages: English.
Others: Inclusion: English speaking guide, transportation.
Exclusions: Items of a personal nature, Tips or gratuities for drivers or guide.
OUTSIDE CITY rate will be charged for pick-up/drop-off from Damai Beach or Damai Puri Resort.
Note: As this is a walking tour, wear comfortable shoes.

Kuching and Sarawak Excursions & Tours - Half Day Santubong Wildlife Cruise
Kuching and Sarawak Excursions & Tours: Explore the rivers of the Santubong Peninsular and enjoy a fascinating introduction to Sarawak’s varied wildlife. Departing from the Sarawak Boat Club, the boat cruises to the mouth of the Santubong River, where rare Irrawaddy dolphins can often be spotted. Come along and live an intriguing rainforest wetland experience.
Roam mangrove-lined rivers in search of wildlife and when the light starts to fade, go in search of the rare proboscis monkey, which is an endangered species. Small groups are often seen in the treetops at the water edge, settling down for the night.
At dusk, search for crocodiles, which like to lay the mud banks, their eyes shining brightly when torchlight passes over them. Proceed upriver where fireflies gather at night and watch them zip around the mangroves and in the process lighting up the night sky.
Please note that wildlife sightings cannot be guaranteed. However, the tour enjoys a high success rate. Wildlife commonly seen on this tour includes proboscis monkeys, estuarine crocodiles, macaque monkeys, fireflies, monitor lizards, silver-leaf monkeys. Irrawaddy dolphins and a range of bird life like white-bellied sea eagles, white egrets, seagulls, kingfishers and more. Cruises do not operate during rainy weather.
Meeting/pick-up point: Collection from hotel.
Duration: Between three and four hours.
Start/opening time: Departs Kuching at 4pm and Damai at 4.15pm.
Languages: English-speaking driver-guide.

Kuching and Sarawak Excursions & Tours - Half Day Sarawak Cultural Village
Kuching and Sarawak Excursions & Tours: Experience life in the rainforests with the four-hour visit to the Sarawak Cultural Village. This award-winning living museum showcases the state’s diverse cultures. See how the native tribes have lived for centuries while enjoying traditional jungle hospitality. Learn how to throw a Malay spinning top, shoot a Penan blowpipe or take part in a nature trail.
There are seven authentic traditional buildings located in the foothills of Mount Santubong, each representing an ethnicity. As you wander through the cultural village, which is just 35 minutes away from the big city, you will find demonstration huts in which the daily activities of old come to life. Watch as the locals go about everyday activities such as wood and bamboo carving, beadwork, weaving of Malay cloth with gold inlay (kain songket), sugar-cane crushing, pepper-growing and even the preparation of bird nests. You can learn how to throw a Malay spinning top or pick out a tune on an Orang Ulu sape.
Visit the Iban Longhouse, which represents the Iban people, who are Sarawak’s largest ethnic group. Check out the Bidayuh Longhouse, dedicated to the people of that name, who are the fourth ethnicity in terms of numbers. Both are overwhelmingly Christian unlike the Muslim Malays. See also the Penan Hut, the Chinese Farm House, the Rainforest Music House and more. The tour concludes with a colourful multi-ethnic cultural performance in the village’s air-conditioned mini-theatre.
Meeting/pick-up point: Collection from hotel at 9.00am and 2.00pm.
Duration: Four hrs.
Start/opening time: 9.45am.
Languages: English-speaking driver.

Kuching and Sarawak Excursions & Tours - Half Day Semenggoh Wildlife Rehabilitation Center
Kuching and Sarawak Excursions & Tours: The best place in Sarawak to view semi-wild orang utans, who have been rescued from captivity and trained to survive in the surrounding forest reserve. The rehabilitated animals roam freely in the rain forest, and often return to the centre at feeding time. Thanks to the successful breeding programme at Semenggoh there is a good possibility of experiencing one of the most heart-warming sights in Borneo – an orang utan mother with a young baby.
The centre is 30 mins drive from Kuching and another 20 mins on foot. Along the way visitors pass by the ethno-botanical gardens, with their unique collection of rain-forest plants. Semengok also has a number of short collection of rain-forest plants. Semenggoh also has a number of short jungle trails and optional forest walks can be incorporated into the tour. Note : As the orang-utan in Semenggoh are semi-wild, sightings cannot be guaranteed. At certain times of year when sightings are less likely, the tour will revert to Matang Wildlife Centre, where captive animals are under-going rehabilitation
Meeting/ pick-up point: Hotel lobby. Pick-up Time: Ex City: at 8.00am and 2.00pm; Ex Damai: at 7.10am and 1.00pm. Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the trip.
Duration: Three hours.
Start/opening time: At 8.35am and 2.35pm.
Languages: English.

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