Wednesday, June 15, 2011
KUCHING HIGHLIGHTS4 DAYS 3 NIGHTS
DAY 01 ARRIVAL Arrival at the Kuching International Airport. Meet and greet, then transfer to your city hotel for check-in and leisure.
DAY 02 BAKO NATIONAL PARK (L) Morning departure to visit the Bako National Park, the first gazette national park in Sarawak. Bako at 27 square kilometers is the smallest, yet is home to the widest range of eco-systems found in the state; swamp forests, scrub or padang vegetation, to dipterocarp, mangrove, cliff, beach and heath forests.
There are 16 trails that explore the diversity of the park. The most popular takes you in search of the shy pot-bellied Proboscis Monkeys. Catch them as they come to the riverbanks to feed before they head for the cool depths of the forests when the day heats up. Another popular trail explores the mangrove swamps where most of its denizens are equipped to live both on land and underwater.
Lunch is provided at the Park canteen. Return to the city in the afternoon.
DAY 03 SEMENGGOH, POTTERY & SARAWAK CULTURAL VILLAGE (L) Depart for the Semenggoh Nature Reserve about 45 minutes from the city. The reserve is the last green belt for Orang Utans and other small animals, so near the city. The main attraction is the Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre which works with this endangered species to return them to their natural habitat. Feeding time is at 0900 & 1500 hrs when most days, some Orang Utans will return for a meal as they may not be able to find enough food on their own. Return to the city and enroute, stop to visit a pottery for a look at how clay takes shape under nimble fingers and turn into works of art.
Transfer to the Damai Peninsula to visit the Sarawak Cultural Village which showcases the Iban, Bidayuh, Penan, Orang Ulu, Melanau, Malay and Chinese communities. Enjoy lunch at the Restoran Budaya. Later visit each house and learn the culture, traditions, crafts and games. There is a music and dance performance at the Village Theatre at 1600 hrs. Retrace journey back to hotel for overnight and leisure.
DAY 04 DEPARTURESSpend the morning in this historical city with visits to the Sarawak Museum which covers the ethnology and natural history of the region and the Civic Centre for a bird’s eye view of the cityscape. Drive through Chinatown and browse the Main Bazaar. This is site of the original trade settlement where development incorporates the heritage buildings from the era of the White Rajahs and the British. View the Square and Round Towers, the Astana, the Postal Office and the cornucopia of stores which have give rise to a new name for the street – the arts and crafts bazaar.
Visit Sarakraf Pavilion, a Chinese-colonial style mansion houses a workshop where a wide range of crafts are demonstrated. Sarakraf was set up to help develop Sarawak’s handicrafts industry and improve the economic situation of rural crafts-people. Most of their products are guaranteed made in Sarawak and you can be sure the producers have been fairly rewarded for their creative efforts.
Transfer to airport for flight departure.
Includes:# Return transfer, Guided Tour, Entrance fee at Semenggoh Wildlife Centre, Sarawak Cultural Village and Bako National Park.
Excludes:* Airfare, Accommodation, All types of taxes & surcharge and other item NOT mentioned.
Price per person:2-3 persons: MYR$6204-6 persons: MYR$4107-9 persons: MYR$31010++ above: MYR$295
Monday, June 13, 2011
Thursday, June 9, 2011
3 Days 2 Nights Kuching
|Day 1||Arrival - Kuching City & Shopping Tour|
Upon arrival at Kuching International Airport, meet and greet by our friendly representative and proceed for KUCHING CITY & SHOPPING TOUR. Kuching, the Capital of Sarawak, is a cosmopolitan city and this is reflected in the faces on the street. Its city centre is well preserved with ornate Chinese Temples, The Astana, City Tower, many fine examples of colonial-style architecture a beautiful waterfront and a number of interesting museums, including the famous Sarawak Museum & Cat Museum. Other places of interest include the famous landmark of the City, the Cat Monument, Market, Main Bazaar, China Town, Old State Mosque & etc. Kuching is a good destination to shop for souvenir such as woodcarvings, "Pua Kumbu" with native design, Pepper products and Sarawak pottery. Sarawak bird's nest and local products are some of the famous souvenirs which can be found in Kuching. Dinner is provided. After dinner, transfer to Hotel of your choice for check in and overnight.
|Day 2||Serikin shopping tour - Sarawak Cultural Village|
Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast, proceed for SERIKIN SHOPPING TOUR. The journey is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes and one can hunt for different types of merchandise such as the handicrafts, clothing, woodcarving, handmade potteries, weaving and other endless items. Lunch is provided. After lunch, continue journey to visit SARAWAK CULTURAL VILLAGE. Popularly known as the 'Living Museum', the Village is a showcase of a kaleidoscope of Sarawak's cultures and traditions. On arrival, you will explore the 7 authentic replicas of ethnic houses. Chinese Farm House, Malay's Stilted House, Melanau Tall House, Penan Hut as well as Longhouse of the Iban, Bidayuh and Orang Ulu. Displayed in each house are the many artifacts made by the individual dwellers. Demonstration of arts and crafts like beadwork, wood and bamboo carvings, "Pua" weaving and straw weaving can be seen while touring the Village. You will also be entertained with 45 minutes of the traditional dances of the various ethnic tribes of Sarawak at the Village theatre. Dinner is provided. After dinner, transfer back to the Hotel for overnight.
|Day 3||Departure - Kuching Airport|
Breakfast at the hotel and free at leisure until check out from the hotel and transfer to Kuching International Airport for your flight back.
|Package inclusive :|
02 nights accommodation at Hotel of your choice.
02 breakfast, 01 lunch & 02 dinner.
Guided Kuching City & Shopping Tour, Serikin Shopping Tour & Sarawak Cultural Village Tour (Guided tours are inclusive of entrance fees)
Airport - Hotel - Airport return transfer.
Experienced English / Mandarin / B.M. speaking guide.( RQ before arrival )
Rate per person
(4 persons & above)
Rate per person
|Hilton Kuching (5*)|
|Riverside Majestic Hotel (5*)|
|Grand Magherita Hotel (4*)|
|Kuching Park Hotel (3*)|
|Harbour View Hotel (3*)|
Sarawak Museum Sarawak Museum is hailed as one of the finest in Southeast Asia. The old Wing, designed in the style of a Normandy town house, houses an exceptional ethnographic collection. Within the grounds are an Aquarium, Botanical Gardens and Heroes' Memorial.
Cat Museum Welcome to a world dedicated to cats! Touted to be the world's first, the Cat Museum pays tribute to these adorable felines with a range of exhibits, photos, statues and souvenirs. Kucing means 'cat' in Malay.
Pasar Serikin in Kuching Sarawak
Market Serikin been synonymous to you when you come to Kuching, where is in Sarawak.Serikin located at the border between Kalimantan and Sarawak. Distance to Serikin is approximately take 50km from the Kuching city . Our Journey to Serikin will take approximately 1 hour half. Many goods sold at Market Serikin with a cheap price. What is sold in Serikin like Kain Batik, mats, crystal products and more kinds.
Textiles and Crafts Take a mesmerising journey to explore Sarawak's textiles and crafts. The Textile Museum and Pua Kumbu Museum are themed attractions showcasing Sarawak's handwoven fabrics. More textiles and other handicrafts can be seen at Sarakraf Pavillion and Sarawak Handicraft Centre.
Bako National Park Sarawak has many national parks, each teeming with a wealth of flora and fauna. Bako National Park is the state's oldest, and home to the rare long-nosed proboscis monkeys, long-tailed macaques and various other animals. It serves as an excellent introduction to the rainforest.
Kubah National Park The world's largest collection of palm trees, rare ferns and wild orchids are the main attractions here. The enclave is further enriched with waterfalls and crystal-clear rivers. It is a favourite location for day trips.
Gunung Gading National Park Beautiful cascading waterfalls, rare foliage and a chance to see Rafflesia, the world's largest flower, are the highlights here.
Kuching International Airport is the main entry point into the state. Sarawak is easily accessible by frequent short-haul flights from the Kuala Lumpur international Airport (KLIA) in Peninsular Malaysia. Visitors can also fly in from the Kota Kinabalu International Airport in Sabah as well as other major cities in Malaysia.
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Wednesday, June 8, 2011
DAY 01 KUCHING AIRPORT
Meet arrival. City Tour : Civic Centre, City Tower, Tua Pek Kong Temple, Aquarium, Chinese & Sarawak Museum, pass by Round Tower, Square Tower & Post Office. Stop will be made at Museum Garden, Hero Monument. Sculpture of White Cat & The office complex of City South Council. Dinner. After Dinner check in hotel.
DAY 02 KUCHING
After breakfast at the Hotel. Visit the Living Museum Sarawak Culture Village which is located on the foothill of Mount Santubong. It houses the various ethnic groups of the state, aiming the diverse of Sarawak into one harmonious culture. Cat Museum. Lunch. Resume the tour to Semengoh Wildlife Centre to see the Wildmen of Borneo Orang Utan. Pottery Factory. Sarawak River Sunset Cruise. Dinner
DAY 03 TRANFER TO KUCHING AIRPORT
After breakfast, Free at own leisure until transfer to airport for departure. ~ End Tour ~
Package Include :
Return flight ticket
Return Baggage counter check in
02 Nights accommodation
Meals as per itinerary
Tour as per itinerary
All entrance Fee
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