Brunei cultural heritage tour: Explore the wonderful scenery of Brunei Darussalam with an introductory tour of this amazing country. Visit the Royal Regalia Museum, where visitors can get a glimpse of the Sultan’s full royal regalia, including the crown and royal chariot, along with a vast collection of opulent treasures. Later visit the magnificent modern architecture with echo Islamic influence at Jame Asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque. Take a short ride in a water taxi around the largest Malay water village in the world, and visit to a local home where you can observe the daily livelihood of a typical villagers living in houses on stilts on the Brunei River. Light local refreshment will be served.
Tour ends after a photo stop at the world's renowned ‘Istana Nurul Iman”, the official residence of His Majesty the 29th Sultan of Brunei, is a glittering example of Brunei’s majestic royal heritage, it is the Sultan’s lavish home in the capital and is the largest residential palace in the world.
Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.
Duration: Approximately 3.5 hours.
Pick-up time: Morning tour: inside city (includes Jerudong) between 8:30am and 9am, outside city between7:30am and 8:30am.
Afternoon tour: inside city (includes Jerudong) between 1:30pm and 2pm, outside city between 12:30pm and 1:30pm.
Drop-off time: Morning tour: inside city (includes Jerudong) at 12:30pm, outside city between1pm and 2pm.
Afternoon tour: inside city (includes Jerudong) between 5:30pm and 2pm, outside city between 6pm and 7pm.
Others: There is an additional photo-stop at Sultan Omar Ali Saiffuddien Mosque for tour conducted on Friday. Female visitors are required to wear a black coat (provided by mosque) before entering the Mosque. Shoes are to be taken off before entering the Mosque or Royal Regalia. In Brunei, it´s custom to remove your shoes before entering the house. Children below 2 years old are free of charge. Visit inside the mosque is available during specific hours daily except Thursdays and Fridays.
Non-muslim are not allowed to enter the mosques on Thursdays, Fridays and during religious festivals. During this time the tour will only cover the garden area and compound of the mosque.