4D3N RELAXING KUCHING ESCAPE


TOUR INFORMATION

TOUR CODE: ABSRW-KH02
DESCRIPTION: 4D3N RELAXING KUCHING ESCAPE
REGION: Kuching
DURATION: 4 Days 3 Nights
MINIMUM: 2 Pax
AVAILABILITY: Everyday
PICK UP POINT: Your Hotel in Kuching City / Kuching International Airport
PICK UP TIME: To be Arranged
DROP OFF POINT: Your Hotel in Kuching City / Kuching International Airport
DROP OFF TIME: Depends on Your Flight Departure Time
* All timings are estimated and for reference purposes only. Actual timing will be provided prior to your departure.

Tour highlights

  • Jam-packed package with exciting tours to Kuching’s must-visit locations!
  • Admire stunning urban views of Kuching City via a river cruise down the Sarawak River.
  • Peek into the lives of Sarawakian natives with an immersive and engaging visit to the award-winning Sarawak Cultural Village.
  • Be transported to an ethereal wonderland with a visit to the Fairy and Wind Caves of Sarawak!
  • Encounter Orang Utans in their natural habitat as they are rehabilitated to health and readjust to life in the wild at the Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre!
  • Watch Orang Utans emerge from the forest for feeding time from a safe distance.

OVERVIEW OF THE LOCATION

History buffs will find that Kuching is the perfect location to soak up some historical facts whilst enjoying the visual aesthetic that comes along with it. It is the embodiment of a vibrant city kept grounded by deep-rooted history, making it the city we all know and love today.

Spend your days getting to know Kuching city with a City Tour sighting must-visit attractions such as the Kuching’s illustrious mascot at Padungan, the Tua Pek Kong Temples - one of the oldest temples in Sarawak, the magnificent Astana, the old Colonial Courthouse of Sarawak, Clock Tower, a granite obelisk, the Urang Sarawak Museum, Fort Margherita, Square Tower whilst taking in the panoramic views of Kuching city as a whole.

After admiring Kuching’s urban-scapes from a river cruise, fully immerse yourself in their culture by visiting the award-winning Sarawak Cultural Village. This ‘living museum’ provides one with comprehensive insight into the traditions and cultures of the ethnic races in Sarawak. Engaging and entertaining activities are guaranteed to be enjoyable for the whole pack. Complete your Borneo trip by visiting the famous wild man of Borneo, the Orang Utan, at the Semenggoh Orang Utan Rehabilitation and encounter them up close. Watch them frolic in habitual environments which mimic their own as they are nurtured to readapt to the wild jungles of Borneo.

Sample itinerary

Day 1 - ARRIVAL / SARAWAK CULTURAL VILLAGE

  • Meet and pick up at Kuching Airport.
  • Depart to the award-winning Sarawak Cultural Village for an engaging inside experience of 7 ethnic tribes of Sarawak sprawled on a 17-acre site. Get an exclusive walk-through of their day-to-day lives and vibrant tradition and culture through engaging activities, hand-made crafts, and live performances!
  • After the tour, you’ll be brought out for a sumptuous dinner.
  • Transfer to your hotel to check in and settle yourselves for an overnight stay at Meritin Hotel.
Meals : Dinner Accommodation : Meritin Hotel Kuching

Day 2 - FAIRY & WIND CAVES / SEMENGGOH ORANG UTAN

  • Awake nice and early for a hearty breakfast.
  • After breakfast, you’ll depart for a 45-minute scenic countryside drive to Bau area onwards to the Fairy and Wind Caves!
  • As the name suggests, get whisked into the ethereal fairytale world of the Fairy Caves and marvel at stunning limestone formations of stalactites and stalagmites and beautiful montane vegetation to complete the aesthetics.
  • Further exploration of the Fairy Caves will showcase a number of shrines and altars by Taoist Chinese with strong beliefs of their local folklore, regularly making their offerings.
  • After the Fairy Caves, you’ll be guided over to the Wind Caves – named after the constant cool breeze circulating the cave – to continue your cave explorations in the Bau area.
  • You’ve probably worked up an appetite, so it’s time to head out for some much-needed lunch!
  • After lunch, prepare to pay a visit to our distant cousin, the Orang Utan, at the Semenggoh Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre where you’ll get the opportunity to observe Orang Utans as they frolic in their natural habitat and come out of the forest during feeding time from a safe distance.
  • Depart the centre and head back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch Accommodation : Meritin Hotel Kuching

Day 3 - KUCHING CITY TOUR

  • Prepared to be picked up from your hotel and depart for a Kuching City Tour!
  • You’ll be taken to must-visit locations guaranteed that will have you ticking your bucket list off.
  • Visit the famous mascot of Kuching City at Padungan, appropriate represented by a gigantic cat statue for Kuching means Cat in Malay!
  • After visiting the mascot of Kuching, hop onto a River Cruise and cruise your way through China Town, making a stop at the Tua Tek Kong Temple (one of the oldest temples in Sarawak), and passing by unique, traditional Malay house built on stilts.
  • Carrying on with your river cruise journey, keep an eye out for the majestic Astana, formerly palace of the White Rajah but has now been reinstated as the official residence of the Governor of Sarawak, the old Colonial Law Courthouse, the Clock Tower, and a granite obelisk built in memory of Rajah Charles Brooke.
  • After your river cruise, it’s time to brush up on some History with a visit to the Urang Sarawak Museum for a deeper understanding behind the historical remnants sprawled across this dynamic Malaysian state.
  • It’s time to head back to rest up with an overnight stay at your hotel.
Meals : Breakfast / Lunch Accommodation : Meritin Hotel Kuching

Day 4 - DEPART FROM KUCHING

  • Rise and shine! It’s time for some breakfast.
  • After breakfast, pack up your belongings and check-out of the hotel.
  • As you’re transferred to Kuching Airport, bid good times farewell and we look forward to seeing you again for another visit in the near future!
Meals : Breakfast

Meals

03 Breakfast, 02 Lunch, 01 Dinner

Accommodation

03 Nights in 3* Meritin Hotel Kuching (or similar)

Include

Scheduled Return Land Transfer (Seat-in Coach), Meals as Stated, Accommodation as Stated, English Speaking Guide, and English Speaking Support Team.

Exclude

Airfares, Alcoholic Drinks, Personal Travel Insurance, Personal Expenses, Peak Season Surcharge (If Any), Tipping (Optional), Any Items / Activities Not Mentioned.

  • Comfortable and Good Walking Shoes
  • Cooling Tee shirt
  • Long/Short Pants
  • Easy & Relaxed Attire
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Clothing and towels
  • Raincoat or umbrella
  • Warm jacket
  • Insect repellent
  • Standard check-in and check-out times for most hotels & resorts are 1400 Hrs & 1200 Hrs. However, check-in & check-out times may vary depending on each accommodation. So kindly check with us to get accurate check-in & check-out times of your accommodation.
  • Effective as of 1st September 2017, the Tourism and Culture Ministry of Malaysia will be implementing a Malaysian Tourism Tax (TTX). Foreign tourists will be required to pay a flat rate of MYR 10 per room per night regardless of accommodation star level. The TTx is to be paid upon check-in. Malaysians or permanent residents residing in Malaysia are exempted from TTx and is required to present a valid identification upon check-in for the exemption.
  • This package is based on join-in basis of shared guide and transport vehicle. Private Guide or Tour is available upon request at a reasonable fee. Please inform us when making the bookings.
  • Activities are subject to weather conditions, and may be re-organised to best meet operational situations.
  • Amazing Borneo Tours reserves the right to alter routes, timetables, itineraries and accommodation reserved should conditions beyond our control render it necessary.
  • Departure time is approximate and varies from different hotels due to traffic conditions, please reconfirm with our staffs. Should the transport be delayed, please call the relevant telephone number as stated on the voucher before making alternative arrangements.
  • Tipping is like giving a hug. Although it's never expected, it's always very much appreciated.